KwaZulu Natal

Amanzimtoti

Place of sweet waters The naming of Amanzimtoti is generally attributed to the renowned Zulu King Shaka, who stopped here in 1828 with his army during one of their campaigns. Legend has it that after being given water to drink from the local river, he remarked ‘kanti amanzi mtoti’ (so the water is sweet), thereby giving the river, and the town that later developed around it, the name of Amanzimtoti. Six hundred odd km from JHB, 60km from DBN International Airport and conveniently situated just 25km south of central Durban, the booming holiday destination of Amanzimtoti, or Toti as it is known to locals, offers almost everything for the discerning...

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Ballito

Ballito is the centre of the Dolphin Coast which encompasses many towns and beaches flanked by the turquoise warm Indian Ocean, North-wards Shakas Rock, Salt Rock, Sheffield Beach, Tinley Manor. To the South, Zimbali, Westbrook, Tongaat, Desainagar and La Mercy.   It was proclaimed a township in 1954 and reached borough status in 1986 and is aptly named the Dolphin Coast after the bottlenose dolphins, who frolic here all year.  Whales are also a common sighting. It started as a holiday destination and is now a destination of choice for family home owners for suburban living and offers a lifestyle to be envied. It is approximately 40 kilometers...

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Ballito Gardens

Ballito Gardens, situated within the prestigious Umhlali Golf Estate, offers individually designed and built houses set out behind the 12th green and along the 13th fairway. The estate has lovely, landscaped gardens with nearby dams and prominent birdlife.  This dog friendly estate offers a secure lifestyle and is conveniently situated with easy access to the N2, shops, restaurants, schools, churches, hospital and the King Shaka International Airport.  Ballito Gardens residents have access to all the country club sporting facilities which includes the golf course, tennis courts, squash courts, bowling greens, swimming pool, clubhouse and restaurant.

Berea

Durban has an interesting history, Vasco da Gama’s passing in 1497, Lieutenant Farewell and Shaka. In 1823 Farewell took part in a British expedition to Natal and then decided to start a settlement there. He persuaded 25 other British colonists to join him, and in June 1824 he built the first houses. Only four of these original settlers remained with him. In July 1824 he visited Shaka from whom he received a large land grant round Durban Bay. Shaka was a warrior, a military leader, and king of the Zulu people of southern Africa (1816-1828). By the time of his death, Shaka had the largest and most powerful kingdom in south-eastern Africa. Berea From these...

Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach lies on the subtropical Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Some 72km from Durban, 31km north of Ballito and 12km from Stanger, Blythedale Beach is an unspoilt holiday haven set within the extensive Blythedale Conservancy. This encompasses not only pristine beaches but it’s own National Heritage Site on the Umvoti River which is a favourite birdwatching spot. Whale and dolphin-watching as well as outstanding golf courses nearby are also popular attractions. The memorial to King Shaka stands in the neighbouring town of KwaDukuza (aka Stanger). A leisurely drive from Blythedale Beach takes you to the famous Anglo-Zulu battlefields, Zululand game reserves...

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Chakas Rock

Chaka/Shaka's Rock is a small residential area 40km north of Durban and 5km north of Ballito. Home to a lovely stretch of sandy beach, it also boasts a beautiful tidal pool flanked by picturesque rocky cliffs. The beach is a favourite ski- boat launch site. Named after a rocky outcrop of the North Coast believed to have been used by Shaka, the great Zulu chief as a lookout, there are those who believe that the rock was actually used by Shaka to test his men, by encouraging them to jump to their deaths. Shaka's Rock offers residents and visitors the best of all worlds. Swimming, fishing, scuba diving, boat trips, sailing, canoeing, horse-riding, tennis and golf...

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Cotswold Downs

Cotswold Downs is a Championship Golfing Estate situated in Inanda Road in the fast developing ever popular suburb of Hillcrest. The estate enjoys breathtaking views of the R52 million Peter Matkovich designed golf course that has proven incredibly popular since its opening. Cotswold Downs is situated in close proximity to some of the finest Public and Private schools in KZN with ample shopping and entertainment options only 5 minutes away in the centre of Hillcrest. The estate enjoys a wide variety of natural assets from the tranquil Nqutu River that flows through its centre to the vast wetlands and open grasslands that ensure privacy and views that will impress any...

Durban

Durban has an interesting history, Vasco da Gama’s passing in 1497, Lieutenant Farewell and Shaka. In 1823 Farewell took part in a British expedition to Natal and then decided to start a settlement there. He persuaded 25 other British colonists to join him, and in June 1824 he built the first houses. Only four of these original settlers remained with him. In July 1824 he visited Shaka from whom he received a large land grant round Durban Bay. Shaka was a warrior, a military leader, and king of the Zulu people of southern Africa (1816-1828). By the time of his death, Shaka had the largest and most powerful kingdom in south-eastern Africa. Berea From these...

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Durban North

WELCOME TO DURBAN NORTH. Durban North is situated just north of Durban in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, created in 2000, which includes the greater Durban area in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It lies between the N2 freeway and the eastern seashore, with the Umgeni River forming its southern boundary. It is flanked by La Lucia in the north. Schools Local schools include Glenashley Preparatory, Chelsea Preparatory School, Danville Park Girls' High School, Durban North College,Northwood School, a boys high school, Northlands Primary School, Northlands Girls' High School, Our Lady of Fatima Convent School and Oakridge College. These are...

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Gateway

Welcome to Umhlanga Ridgeside and New Town Centre The North Coast of KZN, known as the Sugar Coast, is where the highly successfully Umhlanga Ridge and New Town Centre is located.   The Umhlanga Ridge is a retail, office and residential node situation on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean, enjoying fantastic warm weather all year round. The area has largely been developed on sugar cane land, by property development company Moreland Estates owned by the Tongaat Hulett Sugar group. Lifestyle: Living close to work has been a core fundamental when designing the area and many of the properties in the heart of the New Town Centre are ‘mixed use’...

 

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