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Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

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Great beach

Loved this beach more than any other beach... Not so rough and the water is warm! There's a great walk way where u find tons of runners, people walking with prams, old couples... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Mr_and_Mrs_786
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Loved this beach more than any other beach... Not so rough and the water is warm! There's a great walk way where u find tons of runners, people walking with prams, old couples, there vendors along the way and a few restaurants as well. Overall a great vibe and lovely holiday atmosphere. Great for All ages.

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liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to stay for a few days by the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. Lots of choice to eat, clean sands and very safe

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just love the vibe of this holiday destination, just north of Durban on the South African east coast. Full of excellent hotels & guest houses and so many restaurants to choose from. Excellent weather most of the year.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Location is superb for both the beach and the cafes/restaurants in Umhlanga rocks. The beach promenade walk which covers at least 1.5 kms is a great way to work off the excellent breakfasts st the Oyster Box.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I just spent few days in Umhlanga rocks as I had to do business in Durban area. This town is just crazy in the evening; you can find lots of restaurants and bars. I spent almost a week there and never got annoyed. You can although enjoy a nice promenade along the beach. In one word don’t miss it…

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I live in Umhlanga Rocks and it definitely rocks! It has a great coast line with beautiful beaches, great for swimming, surfing and fishing. It has an awesome safe promenade where people run, walk and take their dogs for a walk. There are a host of very good restaurants and it is near Gateway shopping centre and Durban. Umhlanga is... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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57 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It is very built up and whilst a fairly up market suburb of Durban it did feel safe and had a good selection of shops and places to eat . The nature reserve nearby going to th Umlanga river was worth the walk

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Preston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Did not like the high rise developments - spoilt the seafront. A good walk along the promenade with the trail at end of it is good for a walk.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Liked Beach, restaurants, accessibility to/from airport. Disliked, congestion, English tourists in open-toed sandals and socks.

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Sandton,South Africa
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I hadn't visited Umhlanga Rocks for a while and was thrilled with the great new restaurants. Vovo Telo is one of my Johannesburg favourites and I was happy to find it in Umhlanga. There are a number of new offerings. The vibe in Umhlanga is laid back but not seedy. Well patrolled beach with life guards, lovely walks to the... More 

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