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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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This is a lovely beach. Clean and well kept. Sort of over shadowed by the large hotels and condos... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Long weekend at Umhlanga

Pristine beach. Safe with life guards. Great family fun. Good nearby restaurants. Rock pools with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely beach. Clean and well kept. Sort of over shadowed by the large hotels and condos. Some restaurants nearby.

Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pristine beach. Safe with life guards. Great family fun. Good nearby restaurants. Rock pools with little fish - great fun for the kids with their nets.

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is still my favourite beach to go to. Soft, soft sand because of the black rocks. Great stretches of beach to explore. A granny pool and a main swimming area with lifeguards, as well as a great tidal area with amazing fish to see....More

Thank LindiDB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although our stay was short we managed to spend a very pleasant day strolling along the seafront and walking along the lagoon paths. The beach is very well serviced with clean facilities and veryone we met was very friendly.

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The promenade, the pier, and the lighthouse are worth having a look at or walking through, it's a beautiful beach where you can view dolphins frolicking in the ocean at times (mostly early in the morning or on overcast days ) it gets very busy...More

Thank MrsMitha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the stroll along this lovely sea front with a walk down the pier was so relaxing the sands seem to stretch forever with the waves breaking over the rocks well worth a visit

1  Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For any occasion. Morning walks. Picknicks. Everything is just better at the beach. It's very clean, super clean. It's always clean. The waves are just right. The easing in and out of the them as they crash against the shore is mesmerising. The constant sound...More

Thank RahilS0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is good - plenty of sand at low tide, great walkway running 2.5 km along the beach with a nature reserve at the end (not on your own though according to the sign!) watch for the cheeky monkeys. lots going on on the...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is easily accessible from many pathways. Beach areas and pathways are under constant maintenance and cleaning.

Thank A5472KCrobd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is at a bit of an incline so the waves are shore break waves and need to be respected. The rocks make for great visuals and walking along the beach is wonderful. There is a decent boardwalk if you don't want to walk...More

Thank Anton N
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Jojo B
August 8, 2017|
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Response from PBPG | Reviewed this property |
Not in winter, no it won't be that lively
July 31, 2017|
Response from PeteD60 | Reviewed this property |
I have googled your question and it appears that there are no lockers being advertised or remarked upon - so the answer is probably no - but I think there are changing facilities within the public toilets if that is what you... More
May 17, 2016|
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Response from Louisdu | Reviewed this property |
I would really recommend The Breakers Resort or Umhlangha Sands Hotel...both on Lagoon Drive in Umhlanga