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Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

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Awesome Spot - Tops in KZN

Umhlanga is a blossoming central hub of KZN, it is pretty amazing. The spots are amazing, great night life, great restaurants, great hotels. The area has been growing amazingly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Umhlanga is a blossoming central hub of KZN, it is pretty amazing. The spots are amazing, great night life, great restaurants, great hotels. The area has been growing amazingly for the last 15 years and is definitely the happening place in KZN. The area is split into beach and Gateway areas. Gateway is the shopping area and the beach area... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the start of what is usually termed a regular weekday. A beautiful stroll on the beach, was very clean. People were friendly, we felt safe. Stunning views!! An absolute must visit destination!!

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

How are you doing this morning? I wanted to take the time to write a personal email to congratulate you on a well run Spa,and in particular a very professional staff member "Tarryn" I have been in the hospitality industry for the past 20 years and very well travelled and frequented many spas. I have also had the privilege to... More 

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Phalaborwa, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Unfortunately we only spend half the day here. We enjoyed the beach and had fun swimming in the sea. The restaurants close-by was a bonus. The restaurant we ate at had delicious food although I can't remember the name,I just know that it's next to an Italian pizza & pasta place.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I really loved the close proximity to the rocky beach which is walking distance from where we stayed. You can either shop in the "village" ( the locals refer to the central business district as the village) which has several stores or eat at one of several restaurants or you can drive to Gateway Mall which is a mere 3... More 

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Umhlanga Rocks is a lovely upmarket holiday and residential village. There are a number of resorts on the sandy beach front which has a safe and well paved pathway for strolling, jogging or just sitting and watching the warm, magnificent Indian Ocean. The village has a number of restaurants and shopping outlets and the large Gateway Shopping Mall is nearby.... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A good choice away from the City of Durban, we had everything we could need for a lovely holiday very close at hand. Easy transport to the Airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stay at the Oyster box regularly and just love the beautiful walk in the front of the hotel, it stretches along the beach and right into a beautiful mangrove area , a great trail run if you are keen. The area is beautifully clean and seems safe. There are many little restaurants up the road if you wish to... More 

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Wimbledon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A lovely town close to Durban. The beach was busy but enough room for all. The town is pretty with many places to eat.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We had a great vacation in Umhlanga-It was our second visit, and we will be sure to visit again.There are just so many things that make this a first class vacation. The beaches and promenade are wonderful-There are wonderful beachfront hotels and first class accommodation to suit ones needs. The many restaurants are good, and the client service is amazing.... More 

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