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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Clean, well kept, beautiful views

Iconic red lighthouses, clean beaches, boardwalks for morning and evening walks and runs. Stunning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Be there if you must

A once great venue for family holidays which has become a little overcrowded in the holiday season... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Keith O
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Iconic red lighthouses, clean beaches, boardwalks for morning and evening walks and runs. Stunning beach.

Thank drcoljoy
Reviewed 5 days ago

A once great venue for family holidays which has become a little overcrowded in the holiday season. The beach is smallish with plenty of rocks in the sea the clamber over. Swimming isnt that great because of the deep gully close to waters edge and...More

Thank Keith O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with good restaurants and world class hotels, near by. Tourist trap, but worth a visit anyday. The walkway to the lighthouse is lovely and well lit at night.

Thank AntWillow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok beach for a swim. The shoreline is not that big so it's ok to relax with kids and play in the sand. Well maintained. Nice pathway for runners

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent gifts selection available at Awesome Africa. All my fragile items were well packaged for travel. Great Service

Thank Keddah K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clean beach - families were swimming at 9 on the morning already and they'd is lively long paced walk way all along the beach front

Thank Tania v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful sunrise and sunset from this beach. The path that runs along the beach is extremely well-maintained and there are several places to stop and have a cup of coffee - either to go, or to sit and watch the beach goers.

Thank pambpm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Umhlanga is still an amazing break with beautiful beaches, great accommodation especially on the self catering side and definitely a family friendly destination

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ocean waves, breeze, not many people, quite a few bars and cafes on the way to have a glass of chilled white wine.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big waves so watch out! Overall a really beautiful place to spend the day Would really recommend King Prawn for a meal when you reach Umhlanga Rocks.

Thank _NR-and-MJ-2017_
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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
1 August 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