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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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relaxing every afternoon after busy days meetings etc

clean, neat, quiet and peaceful afternoons on the beach. minimal traffic and beachfront restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sadhananisham
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Great walking Beach

I found the beach to be in excellent condition. The life guards on duty are very watchful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cliff R
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

clean, neat, quiet and peaceful afternoons on the beach. minimal traffic and beachfront restaurants absolute delight

Thank sadhananisham
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the beach to be in excellent condition. The life guards on duty are very watchful and helpful. The currents are strong so read the sign boards informing you where its safe to swim. There is a great Boardwalk along the beach for walking....More

Thank Cliff R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My adult daughter and 2 grandchildren used the beach every day. They spend about 4-5 hours a day swimming. They felt save. It was walking distance from various cafes and our accommodation. We all found it clean and enjoyed spending time on the beach.

Thank elisbie k
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best beaches in Kwazulu Natal and South Africa!! Words cannot explain how the watm water and the best cleanest beaches in Sputh Aftica helps relax and rejuvenate a person.Come try them for yourself!

Thank gary248
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with place very beautiful beach and it safe to stay I will recommend to all my friends to go there .

Thank Subhashis M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful, clean and safe beach and promenade. We walked the promenade late at night (after 9PM) and never felt unsafe.

Thank Bali2912
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach that offers a fun outing for a family with young children. Feels safe and clean. Can get crowded in December but is worthwhile taking the kids to.

Thank rodney120
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It may be dangerous swimming there, powefull waves and undercurrents, the sand is soft and one could be swept away easily by the retreating water. On the good side, the lukewarm water temperature was quite inviting.

Thank PACabral
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I visit the beach it seems like another meter has disappeared. The beach is also quite rocky. But still some of the best views in Durban

Thank hvisagie
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Plenty of parking within easy walking distance of the beach. Parasols for rent and a great little Italian restaurant/bar serving a variety of dishes for all appetites. Spent an enjoyable day.. Perfect!

Thank Jill F
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Jojo B
8 August 2017|
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Response from PBPG | Reviewed this property |
Not in winter, no it won't be that lively
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Chany2701
31 July 2017|
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Response from Justin L | Reviewed this property |
No lockers
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mehdirani
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
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