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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The warm weather, white sandy beaches makes this a popular picnic and swimming beach. Sometimes it tends to be crowded- especially now because it is holiday season in South Africa. Besides the beach there are lots of cafes, restaurants and pubs in this lovely and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely beach just north of Durban. The water is nice & warm and the beach is clean & tidy. It's great fun to jump into the waves but also for those preferring it more quietly there's an area which is protected by...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Explorers_DD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk North and find a hidden treasure of stretch of baron beach. Lagoon and great swimming fishing area away from crowds.Take a picnic basket and enjoy your privacy.Nudist beach for those wanting to get close to nature.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank partsboyz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide and clean wide beach. Two swimming areas supervised by life savers. Enjoyable sea swim. Beach umbrellas and chairs available to rent. Entire Beach areais kept well maintained and clean. Can stroll along the beach for kilometers, also frequented by joggers. Nice walkway along beach...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rianagel01
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is very clean and pleasant. Life Savers were also visible at all times with warning flags when necessary. Hiring of umbrellas and beach chairs is also no problem. There is a lovely walkway into town along the beach-side

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rollo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is really only one place to swim where shark nets give protection. It's just a little way along the promenade from Maritimo's. Another safe place is in the "grannies pool" opposite Cabana Beach Resort.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank deemcvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed to see that the beach is still clean and pleasant. Life Savers were also visible at all times. Hiring of umbrellas and beach chairs is also no problem.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 5x10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really clean beach with local council really taking care of keeping area clean and lots of Guards/ lifeguards/ generally spotless place.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wirral69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal for a stroll, with the creamy white sand and the wind whipping across your face. Some vendors and a few restaurants right next to the beach are great. But I think the beach itself is not too great for swimming. Not many people are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Evee v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's clean, the people are well mannered. There's no stampede and it's safe. We left our belongings unattended while we were busy taking pics. When we came back everything was is order. We really had the best time ever.

Date of experience: February 2019
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jojob672
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 384justinl | 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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