We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Canelands Beach Club and Spa

Certificate of Excellence
2 Shrimp Lane, Salt Rock 4391, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Canelands Beach Club and Spa
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Canelands Beach Club and Spa
Canelands Beach Club and Spa
Canelands Beach Club and Spa
Add Photo Write a Review

79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    37
    22
    14
    4
    2
See reviews for
15
41
2
8
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (35)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (79)
  • Mar-May only
    (22)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (21)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (17)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (19)
All months
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had my anniversary at canelands on the 11th july 2015. What a lovely place with breath taking viwes. The weather and vibe was to dye for. Not forgetting Kathy and the lovely staff. Hope canelands sends me a complementary stay over the weekend soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for taking the time to write about our beautiful boutique hotel directly on the beach. We pride ourselves on making sure our guests have a wonderful time and we are so pleased that you have a fabulous anniversary with us. Contact us next year for your anniversary and we will make sure that it is... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spa treatments outside on the patio while watching the dolphins and even whales frolicking in the water. Followed by an amazing dinner next to the pool. You don't get closer to the ocean than this. The service was great and the staff super friendly and accommodating to all our requests. What a wonderful way to spend the day with my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for taking the time to write about our "little Gem". We definately have the closest and best position on the North Coast being directly on the beach. We pride ourselves on giving great service and looking after our wonderful guests. We look forward to your next visit. Take care Christine Macvicar General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly there are 2 aircon units just out side our room on the balcony which are noisy. Our tv wasnt working when we arrived. The balcony is a mess with pipes and dirt. The parking is not well organised. There are cigarette butts all over the lawn facing the beach. The food is over priced and not well executed...I.e. not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for taking the time to write about our beautiful property. Due to us being directly on the beach unfortunately as much as we service our air conditioners and our televisions they do give us problems occasionally. We did remove the television and replace it immediately with another television as not to compromise you and then offered you... More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is beautiful hotel and I've never seen more beautiful views! The room was very nice and I'm glad we booked a room with Seaview because the other side is mostly parking lot. The service was good but I must say I've had better service in South Africa. They charged us for cappuccino at the breakfast which I think is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for taking the time to write about our stunning property. We pride ourselves on our good service and looking after our guests. We do serve filter coffee which is included in our breakfast but a cappuccino is a specialised coffee therefore we do charge for it. I have reiterated it to all our staff again.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Attended a family wedding at the Canelands hotel this past weekend. I can't comment on the value as the accommodation was graciously attended to by the bridal couple, but the hotel itself is in a prime location on the beach, with a beautiful long lap pool and nice rooms. Lovely finishes and a great restaurant that we enjoyed really good... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about beautiful property directly on the beach. We pride ourselves on our position and our beautiful 25m long lap pool directly in front of the beach. Our rooms as described are beautiful and it is lovely lying in listening to the waves crashing on the shore.... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It was heaven on earth, I walked into the reception area and was greeted by strong winds and the most beautiful view of the sea. I was so overwhelmed with the beauty of this cute hotel and its closeness to the sea– so close, while sited at the reception, I felt drips of water on my face as the sea... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write about our delightful little 4* boutique hotel where we do give 5* service. Thanks so much for emphasizing how close we are to the sea. There is no other spot quite like this on the north coast. We pride ourselves on looking after our guests and always go... More 

White River, South Africa
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Pleasantly surprised friendly helpful staff from booking to service, rooms clean crisp . Comfortable bed allows for good rest . Beautiful setting modern with breathtaking sea view literally on the sea . Lovely pool . Restaurant indoor outdoor casual smart good food and friendly service . This has been a perfect choice .

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time out to review our beautiful property. We are so glad that you enjoyed your special stay with us. Please come and visit us again. Take care Christine Macvicar: General Manager More 

Ballito, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

From the moment my wife and I arrived it felt as though we were being treated as royalty. To Christine, Arthur, Wendy and the rest of the staff thank you for going the extra mile. We had the most magnificent ocean facing room and were blessed with one of the finest red sunset skies that casted a pink glow over... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for the wonderful feedback. We take pride in making you feel wonderful from the time you arrive to the time you leave. Take care and come and visit us again. Christine Macvicar: General Manager More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The most amazing views from Canelands, I was so thrilled when I was given a sea facing suite, 5 star quality. I had the most amazing dinner and breakfast, the choice is extensive. I had a pamper session at the in-house SPA and it was fantastic I felt like a new person and rejuvenated. I would highly recommend

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for taking time out to write such a nice review about our "Hidden Gem". We pride ourselves on our location directly on the beach and our good service. Making every guest that stays with us feel like they are at "home". We are very pleased that you tried our new Healing Earth range in the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Canelands is ideal for a beach holiday, walk down a few steps and you are on the beach. Highlights: * soaking up the great view from the pool and the deck - soothing effect, exactly what you want to relax. * easy access to the beach * the food - fresh and tasty. Sean (the chef) served up some great... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
CanelandsBeachClub, General Manager at Canelands Beach Club and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about our " Gem on the Beach". We are so glad that you soaked up the sun from our amazing deck. Due to our sea facing rooms being so in demand we did confirm with Kulula that no sea facing room was available for the nights of... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

41 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (40)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (9)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Salt Rock
0.1 mi away
Salt Rock Hotel & Beach Resort
3.8 mi away
Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
#3 of 9 in Ballito
4.0 of 5 stars 261 reviews
18.0 mi away
The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box
#2 of 18 in Umhlanga Rocks
5.0 of 5 stars 968 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.0 mi away
Hampshire Hotel
Hampshire Hotel
#7 of 9 in Ballito
3.5 of 5 stars 67 reviews
2.8 mi away
Coco De Mer
Coco De Mer
#3 of 21 in Ballito
4.5 of 5 stars 140 reviews
5.1 mi away
Fairmont Zimbali Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay