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Everything from walking to the sea to the shops, all round a super location in KZN!!
Everything is close to enjoy a weeks holiday!
The view, the atmosphere, the restaurants and the people.
Still to go....
The view, the venue, the sea and the atmosphere, not forgetting the hospitality.
The beach was very beautiful and the place was amazing.
The people are very hospitable as well and the food is to die for, I had a great time!!!
The beach (obviously).
Plenty of restaurants and activities .
A perfect place where you do not need a car, you can walk everywhere or take the little Tuk tuk taxis or uber. Loads of places to eat. Beautiful scenery and warm seas.
The beach, a rare whale sighting, great restaurants, a calming and relaxed holiday place.
More info about Umhlanga Rocks
Umhlanga Rocks is an upmarket seaside resort north of Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal on the east coast of South Africa. Together Umhlanga and Umdloti form the Sugar Coast, formerly sugar cane plantations. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations.
The beautiful surroundings were originally coastal dune forest .Rivers flow from the Drakensberg Mountains down through the Valley of the Thousand Hills to the coast at the sea. Rolling green hills rise up on the ridge behind Umhlanga Rocks, which is on the beach of the Indian ocean.
Umhlanga Rocks village began when a beach cottage was built in 1869 on a rocky headland with a magnificent sea view. The Oyster Box Hotel was built in the 1930's, in graceful English colonial architecture with surrounding heavenly gardens and gorgeous flowering shrubs and trees. The village grew around the hotel.The vegetation in Umhlanga is lush and verdant due to the warm subtropical climate.
Umhlanga has wonderful views of... Show more
About Guest Houses
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.