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“Grew up here, still the best” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Main Beach
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Jhb
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Grew up here, still the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Wow, Umhlanga!!!!!

I love this town and never for 1 day take it for granted. Even on a bad day i still love being here and although the residents are flashy and very pretentious, it does not deter my love for the colourful people and surroundings.

It might not be Cape Town be it certainly is doing its best to bring a world class standard for visitors and locals. yip, the traffic in the village is a mission at times and should be closed off to pedestrians and yes we should have better parking facilities.....who cares about that for now. Folks, enjoy it because this Umhlanga is AWESOME :-)

Visited April 2014
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Traffic Headache”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

The village would be perfect if the cars were moved to parking on the edge of town leaving the whole village free from traffic. All places in the world where this has been done, they have experienced more people spend more. Town planners wake up, it spoils the town.

Visited April 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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87 reviews
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“Great Promenade”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

Take an early morning stroll along the beach or a jog. Sunset is also beautiful on the beach or take take your dogs for a stroll. One of the best promenades i have been on.

Visited April 2014
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Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

I am originally from the UK and now live in Umhlanga. The beach and promenade are clean & safe and the area is very upmarket & international. I suppose it could be the Durban's equivalent of Camps Bay...but only better! There are many restaurants to choose from in the main road and it is safe to walk by even late at night. All in all a great place to visit!

Visited May 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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“Love it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2014

I have been at the Grand West Hotel and Casino, Cape Town in January, 2014. It is an excellent and safe place to stay. Enjoyed the faculties and the stay at this hotel . I will recommend this hotel to people visiting Cape Town.

Visited January 2014
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