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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Great day outing with the family!

Clean and safe, with great sea and city views! Nice cafe's and restaurants on the promenade, and... read more

Reviewed today
Megan W
via mobile
Nice promenade

Nice and clean promenade. Beach is clean but rocky. Not bad. It was quite windy at the time but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mona C
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed today via mobile

Clean and safe, with great sea and city views! Nice cafe's and restaurants on the promenade, and great for walking/running 😊

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice and clean promenade. Beach is clean but rocky. Not bad. It was quite windy at the time but good weather in general and quite warm

Thank Mona C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Umhlanga beach isnt the best for swimming. there are alot of rocks, waves are very choppy and rough and not much of a beach anymore, during high tide the waves come right up to the walkway

Thank Ahmed M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beach was a fifteen minutes walk from our hotel , Coastland Umhalanga,hence we would get up early and go down for a brisk walk.The route to the beach is also beautiful.The beach is very well kept and clean.There is a man-made jetty in the...More

Thank Namitasanjay
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Umhlanga beach is not really a great beach to swim in, I enjoy the Durban north beach much more .

Thank Zubair B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is a beautiful sandy beach. Everything you want from a beach. Sand, rocks in places, even a granny pool for the faint hearted. It is absolutely clean, lifesavers to look after you. But for me, not so into swimming anymore, you can walk...More

Thank WenaD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful beach promenades I've ever seen. Spent three days here enjoying a long walk to the lagoon reserve, a jog on the promenade and several hours reading and relaxing on the warm sand. Felt very safe - water was too chilly...More

Thank Hgr1019
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is very clean as well as the water. Swimming is good at high tide but low tide there is a lot of rocks in the water where u have to swim.

Thank Iandewet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Umhlanga offers a beautiful beach. It can be jam packed in season but out of season it is a real pleasure. Take a leisurely walk along the boardwalk and soak in the views and sunshine.

Thank H H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach itself was smallish compared to previous years, but the water temperature pleasant all year around. Super clean and the best promenade walk in the world! Boat rides available to do deep sea fishing and dolphin watching. Lifeguard on duty every day. Plenty of...More

Thank anton l
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Jojo B
8 August 2017|
Response from PBPG | Reviewed this property |
Not in winter, no it won't be that lively
31 July 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
17 May 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