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Umhlanga Rocks

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Loved the friendliness of the people, the great resteraunts and how everything was so accessible. Our concierge at The Oyster Box drove us to the shopping mall and collected us . My only complaint was that the mall was too big

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Cardiff
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Umhlanga rocks is a fairly modern beach development strung out along the coast, centred around some rocks on the beach (the eponymous Umhlanga rocks). Some parts of it are older but the whole place has a very new feeling which is both good (clean), but has a flip side (often a bit sterile). The beachfront is made for walking with... More

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pretoria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Everything is so close by, the beach area is lovely and on top of it is it clean. there is a walkway. The kids loved being there on the beach and we felt comfortable and relaxed. the bathrooms is clean and at least there is far more life guards then at any other beach that we have been to. We... More

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Newcastle, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

wow what a place to be. Top notch and place to live in. Definitely a place i would recommend people to visit.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Busy little town with big shopping center, nice beaches and beach walks close to Durban. Well worth a visit with good accommodation and restaurants in the area.

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Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Umhlanga is known as a VERY upmarket place - one of the best area's to stay at a hotel, buy a home, kids school, restaurants, nice beach & magical sea views!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I spent a beautiful and relaxed three days break with a friend in Umhlanga Rocks. I really enjoyed sitting at the bridge with the oceanice breeze brushing against my skin. We took a walk along the beach and ended up walking on a garden like path way. For lunch we went to Cabana Beach and the experience was amazing. I... More

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Clarens, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The boulevard, lighthouse and beaches. Strange that there are no restaurants/pubs along the waterfront/boulevard.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Lovely beaches, a conscientious effort is being put into keeping the beach and its facilities clean and tidy. The toilets were surprisingly clean and usable. The sea was a little rough and the lifeguards were very helpful and friendly...

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good facilities in a small town, close to the airport. The current road improvements have been chaotic now for too long

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