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Umhlanga Rocks

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Real likes the area. Quiet & safe, with a lovely beach, promenade & some decent local restaurants. A more chilled out alternative to busy Durban.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

beautiful safe walking promenades and well lit areas to walk and enjoy scenic beauty of shoreline ships on horizon restaurants along the way

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful beaches with warm sea, great restaurants and the biggest shopping mall in the southern hemisphere.

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Vancouver
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Unless you want to stay in Durban, I would advise staying in Umhlanga instead. It's got everything but is cleaner, quieter and much easier to get around.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My holiday kicked off with a visit to the beach...my little one loved it. The ocean had a sense of calm!

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lovely serene beach... Nice weekend with my family. Took my 11month old son to the beach for the first time and totally loved the experience.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Loads of restaurants and coffee shops. Wi fi zone. Lovely white beaches with guards on duty 24/7. Gateway shopping mall is huge with boutique shops, loads of surf shops for beach gear, restaurants, movie house, food court and more. There's a walkway next to the beach where people run, stroll and just stop and enjoy the view. Overall a great... More

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Durban, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Umhlanga is one of the safest beaches around with guards on duty 24/7 at the central promenade. They now have a Wifi zone FREE in the Village where there are loads of pubs and restaurants. At low tide there are loads of rock pools. The fishing is also great off the rocks at all tides. The huge Gateway shopping centre... More

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely place to be in, the vibe and the energy in the village is awesome. They have a large selection of restaurants, one for every taste.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Salty times, sand kissed walk with your partner along the light house pathway. How romantic is that ;)I was in Umhlanga towards the end of SA winter. Durban was much warmer than Joburg,but to our surprise the sea breeze was freezing, and with vigour that you wish to have imitated. The beach sand is not the usual impeccable white ,... More

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