Umhlanga is visited by tourists all around the world as they flock to this holiday resort to relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. Umhlanga is situated on the east coast of South Africa near the vibrant port city of Durban. The warm waters of the Indian Ocean make this holiday destination a favourite all year round.
You cannot ask for better accommodation and Umhlanga is home to luxurious holiday apartments, boutique hotels, lodges and bed and breakfasts. It is also home to Gateway the largest shopping mall this side of the hemisphere. Gateway offers unequalled choice and countless hours of entertainment for the entire family to enjoy.
The golden sandy beaches stretch for more than 200km's northwards, all the way to the magnificent iSimangaliso Wetland Park which was listed as a world heritage site in 1999 for its unmatched natural beauty and unique global values. Further inland are the rolling sugarcane hills which give way to the spectacular landscape of the Valley of 1000 Hills, the huge Inanda Dam and the mystic valleys of Zululand.
Umhlanga offers a wealth of entertainment for young and old alike, from fine dining restaurants, nature trails, shopping till you drop and world class casinos. The spectacular Gateway shopping centre and Sibaya Casino are just some of the key attractions that keep bringing visitors in droves to this vibrant town! Outdoor enthusiasts and ocean adventurers will be in their element, with surfing, deep-sea fishing, dolphin viewing and whale watching, scuba diving, kite boarding, skydiving, micro-light flips and much more. Umhlanga offers a wealth of activities you are going to want to explore on your subsequent visits.
If golf is your game, Umhlanga is a mere 15 minutes drive from some of the top golf courses in the country, from the Royal Durban Country Club to the renowned Zimbali Golf Course.
So why not plan your next trip to Umhlanga, making it a holiday the entire family will never forget!