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Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Friends " told us " to visit and we did. What a fanastic place, fine restaurants, nice walks & beaches. We will return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Falsterbo, Skåne County, Sweden
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Falsterbo, Skåne County, Sweden
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friends " told us " to visit and we did. What a fanastic place, fine restaurants, nice walks & beaches. We will return.

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Clarens, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a prime destination for a weekend. Long walks on promenade, sundowners on the beach. Many restaurants to choose from. Accommodation very good.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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165 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this area - walkway great - Plenty of place to eat and unwind.Can be very busy in December - But still great fun with lifegaurds on duty

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This small town in now bursting at the seams with new beachfront developments etc. The beaches in front are great for lazing on and are cleaned every day which is great. There are rock pools for the kids and a fantastic paved walkway that stretches a couple of kilometers past all the resorts and hotels which is safe. There are... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice beach to spend the day at. Lovely rock formations and a lot of cargo ships to watch in the distance. We walked down to the light house a bit away from the people swimming and watched some local fisherman for awhile.

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Thank Heather G
Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is safe and clean but for me the best thing in Umhlanga Rocks is the paved scenic walkway that passes in front of all the seaside hotels and apartments and the Lighthouse and starts in a reserve. I love that you have so many runners and walkers exercising here

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Thank Bernadine70
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Umhlanga is a fantastic beach north of the city. There is a long promenade along the beachfront which is great for walking, running or just strolling with kids. Beach is clean and safe and when the tide is out great rock pools for the children. The surf can get quite rough though, so be careful

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Thank Lesley W
toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beaches on which to relax. For sun lovers the mornings are the best time. Nice rock pools for the kids to explore. Great hotels, shops and restaurants in the area.

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Walnut Creek, California
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to spend an afternoon at a local cafe watching the waves roll in. Surf can be a bit rough for swimming but great for body surfing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Umhlanga Rocks is the beach side part of the Umhlanga town. Umhlanga is up the hill and is the general business section of the area; Umhlanga Rocks is the primarily holiday focused area. Several hotels are in the area including some that rank in the highest grading in South Africa.

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