Durban South Beaches

Amazimtoti Beach

When you are looking for the ultimate beach adventure experience, then you may want to consider the Durban South Beaches for your vacation. These sandy white beaches and warm Indian Ocean gems start just South of the Bluff, from Anstey’s Beach all the way down to Port St Johns, just short of the Eastern Cape.

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Just South of Anstey’s Beach you will stumble across the friendly town of Amanzimtoti. In addition to the beautiful beach there is an entertainment area, excellent shopping centers and beautiful Bed and Breakfast accommodations. There are regular markets and art shows which is bound to appeal to a larger crowd.

Further South you can enjoy the sunny and friendly town that is Margate, with its very family orientated resorts and beach experiences. These include annual summer festivals and concerts, which are a great draw for the younger crowd.

Margate in June

This stunning seaside resort is aimed at drawing families and boasts lush tropical landscapes. This really safe beach carries a blue flag status, which means that there are more than enough ablutions, showers, life guards and shark nets to ensure you have the safest vacation possible, while having maximum fun.

A little further to the South you will discover Marina Beach, another very stunning blue flag beach. In addition to the lush tropical lined beaches, there are beautiful guest houses and hotels. One of the main draws are the exceptional golf courses. The main draw for this very beautiful area is nature itself.

The further South of Durban you go the more untamed and natural the beaches become. There are no large crowds, so you can look forward to peace and quiet, while you stroll along the beach or simply soak up the sun. The beautiful cottages and resorts are a must see for everyone.

Within a short driving distance is the sheer exhilaration and excitement of the Wild Coast Sun. you can spend a day enjoying the restaurants and entertainment, play a couple of rounds of golf or take you chances on the tables or slot machines.

If a walk on the wild side is more appealing to you, then the South Coast and its wonderful beaches are definitely for you. Alternatively you can just stick to Durban Main Beaches if the country is not you thing and you prefer the city but the choice is up to you.