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Umhlanga Main Beach

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Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Uncrowded Beach

Lovely beach and very uncrowded. There is a Granny Pool that is more sheltered for swimming and a Lifeguard supervised area for safe bathing. The beach is long and clean but the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Bertiebeak
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely beach and very uncrowded. There is a Granny Pool that is more sheltered for swimming and a Lifeguard supervised area for safe bathing. The beach is long and clean but the sea is quite rough so supervised areas are best for bathing. The Promenade with the lighthouse and cafes is a lovely 2 mile walk.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good beach to go with children. Tidal pool is very nice and good to play with the little ones. Not very busy when I visited.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have not been to Umhlanga for years and could not believe the development that has taken place. The promenade to the main beech is world class, the way it has been built you forget that there are high rise buildings on the other side of the beech.

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Thank ReesMann
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beaches are well maintained, clean, litter free and well serviced by lifeguards. The broad walk is truly lovely way to start your day, a nice seafront brisk walk along this beautiful stretch of coastline is enough to waken anyone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a definite to go place when around. The environment is chilled and the beach is very nice and also compliant with safety standards

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not my idea of a beach place. High rise hotels crowding over the beach. A large police presence. Too many people. There were some good sand sculptures.

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great promenade for hiking and running. Safe and secure parking and very safe al day long. Picturesque along the promenade. Take camera with. Great restaurants along the way. Great for walking your dog. Great and safe swimming areas with life guards.

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Ladysmith, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peaceful and quiet . Always feel safe and happy. First class beach all the way. Will go back time and time again.

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Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lifeguard was visible at all times and we could walk along the beach and take pictures all day long...but it was hot! Loved it and got a nice tan!

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Thank LadyT165
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is known for its clear waters for swimming however the most enjoyable activity here is the walk on the promenade. It spans roughly 2.5km, but takes you from the hustle and bustle of the city to the calming retreat of the nearby nature reserve. It you like to keep fit or maybe just want to stroll on the... More 

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