Umhlanga Main Beach

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Umhlanga Main Beach
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Henda D
Nelspruit, South Africa7 contributions
Couples
Umhlanga used to be our holiday destination for 35 years but slowly but surely it is deteriorating. It is not up to the standard that Umhlanga was holding.The main problem is a terrible sewerage smell at the beautiful promenade beach walk. At one of the big stormwater pipes in front of our apartment raw sewerage was flowing on the beach and into the sea. It took 3 days before the pump was replaced.
Close to the beautiful Oyster Box hotel there was a drainy smell as well.
We had a tummy bug and two of our friends in one of the popular timeshare hotels also had a stomach condition.
There was no way that we would swim in the sea or even walk on the beach after seeing this sewerage leaks.
Unfortunately we would not go to Umhlanga in the near future
Written 2 April 2022
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Don
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Umhlanga Main Beach is pleasant with certain approved areas for swimming that have life guards. There are sections with large rocks, some small pools of water with tiny fish and a few sea shells.
Written 8 March 2022
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FlipMather
Durban North, South Africa4 contributions
Who HASN'T been to Umhlanga main beach? One of the local's favorites. It can get quite busy during peak season/times because of this. But it's a nice spacious, flattish beach to do your beach things. Just watch out for the rocks next to the swimming area, if you get cut, don't blame anyone, the place IS called Umhlanga ROCKS
Written 10 January 2022
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Julie S
Lisbon, Portugal83 contributions
Couples
A shout out to the municipality here. Such a wonderful a place to be for a few days and the promenade is a real pleasure to go for a stroll.
Written 27 April 2021
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martinuksa
Johannesburg, South Africa382 contributions
Couples
Beautiful beach with a stunning promenade. Safe swimming areas well patrolled by lifeguards. Very well kept up and clean.
Highly recommended.
👍👍👍👍👍
Written 14 April 2021
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Discover with Nikki D
Durban, South Africa39 contributions
Solo
Umhlanga beach is not like the other beaches in Durban. This is a well kept beach that allows woman to feel safe. There are convienant restaurants located along the shore with water points and sports facilities.
Written 17 February 2021
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Afzal K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates101 contributions
Family
Security is visible and on the ball. At no point did we feel unsafe, and that's a peace of mind tha5s hard to find in this country.
Written 3 February 2021
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Juanita
Mokopane, South Africa6 contributions
Me and my family spend Christmas in Umhlanga and all beaches were closed. We went for a walk next to Umhlanga main beach. Wow so beautiful, the lighthouse, the bridge an the restaurants on the way!
Written 5 January 2021
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Liesel R
Kempton Park, South Africa124 contributions
Couples
From the lighthouse moving south what a tragedy litter and plastic , so disgusting , The small bathing area is kept clean but that is it. How embarrassing that a top beach has been left to this. Heart breaking and unnecessary as if you can clean one piece why not the rest , a real eye sore. You did not want to walk along the beach itself
Written 6 December 2020
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Matt S
Krugersdorp, South Africa216 contributions
Friends
Really nice beach if you don't want to swim. It is nice for walks and jogs but not the best swimming beach.
Written 28 October 2020
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