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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Fun, safe and lively

This is still my favourite beach to go to. Soft, soft sand because of the black rocks. Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
An excellent enjoyable day

Although our stay was short we managed to spend a very pleasant day strolling along the seafront... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynda H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is still my favourite beach to go to. Soft, soft sand because of the black rocks. Great stretches of beach to explore. A granny pool and a main swimming area with lifeguards, as well as a great tidal area with amazing fish to see....More

Thank LindiDB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although our stay was short we managed to spend a very pleasant day strolling along the seafront and walking along the lagoon paths. The beach is very well serviced with clean facilities and veryone we met was very friendly.

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The promenade, the pier, and the lighthouse are worth having a look at or walking through, it's a beautiful beach where you can view dolphins frolicking in the ocean at times (mostly early in the morning or on overcast days ) it gets very busy...More

Thank MrsMitha
Reviewed 1 week ago

the stroll along this lovely sea front with a walk down the pier was so relaxing the sands seem to stretch forever with the waves breaking over the rocks well worth a visit

1  Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For any occasion. Morning walks. Picknicks. Everything is just better at the beach. It's very clean, super clean. It's always clean. The waves are just right. The easing in and out of the them as they crash against the shore is mesmerising. The constant sound...More

Thank RahilS0
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is good - plenty of sand at low tide, great walkway running 2.5 km along the beach with a nature reserve at the end (not on your own though according to the sign!) watch for the cheeky monkeys. lots going on on the...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is easily accessible from many pathways. Beach areas and pathways are under constant maintenance and cleaning.

Thank A5472KCrobd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is at a bit of an incline so the waves are shore break waves and need to be respected. The rocks make for great visuals and walking along the beach is wonderful. There is a decent boardwalk if you don't want to walk...More

Thank Anton N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's very good, it's revitalising. I walked y the sand beach there and the atmosphere is quite calming the nerves, nice building view and the ocean wind soothes. It marvellous out there. You must try it

Thank 289musan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely beach with clean ablution facilities. Lovely for a family day out or even just a stroll down the promenade.

Thank Adele K
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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