North Coast

As one heads north up the coast out of Durban towards Mozambique, the long N2 freeway bypasses some of the prettiest beaches in KwaZulu-Natal. Most of this beautiful part of the world was once a coastal dune forest system and there are still parts of it preserved in the Mangrove Swamps, and the Umgeni Bird Park bears testimony to the number of birds attracted to the area. North Coast has always been popular with anglers because the fishing is so good and the area is also known for its good surf. Enjoy the warm Indian Ocean which offers great surfing and swimming, or simply laze on the sun-drenched beaches and rocky coves.

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Thonga Beach Lodge 4*

Thonga is an intimate, luxury lodges nestled on the pristine Northern coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, within the Isimangaliso World Heritage Park. With only 24 suites built on stilts to protect the dunes, it is the ideal place to discover one of the most unspoilt wilderness beaches left on the African…
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Phinda Mountain Lodge 5*

Phinda Mountain Lodge is the flagship Lodge of the private Phinda Game Reserve. The lodge offers 25 suites scattered in rondavels along the mountainside, all wrapped in stunning vistas. Set within easy reach of the Northern KwaZulu-Natal coastline, Phinda is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide…
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