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Umhlanga Main Beach

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Beautiful, clean and safe.

As always a pleasure to be on this beach ! It is safe, well maintained and clean. There are 2... read more

Reviewed yesterday
south africa
Not only a sweep of Sand

A very pleasant walk on the promenade with lovely shops for a quick bite or drink. The beach is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Farhana H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

As always a pleasure to be on this beach ! It is safe, well maintained and clean. There are 2 swimming areas with life guards on duty. The beach is kept clean all day and the security staff are on duty 24 hours a day....More

Thank ritaSouthAfrica
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant walk on the promenade with lovely shops for a quick bite or drink. The beach is pleasant. There are life guards on duty at designated spots. The beach is clean and lovely to spend time with family and friends.

Thank Farhana H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning beach and safe swimming. Peaceful and not overcrowded. Ideal for families to enjoy a relaxing day.

Thank veronicaZ7334TE
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is clean and safe, swimming spots clearly visible, the boardwalk is an added bonus to the beach,

Thank 232wilmak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great part of the world. Nice long shoreline for a good long walk around the coast line. Restaurants line up the coast line from the lighthouse. Carry some cash and you could stop for a nice lunch or simply an ice cream. Dont forget the...More

Thank copenhagenvisito2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compared to Durban central which is a total nightmare, Umhlanga has the best beach especially with young kids. The area is safe with visiable policing around, free of beggers and hagglers, and very clean and well maintained. Always have a great time full of relaxation.

Thank Mr_MJO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Umhlanga beach is clean, wide and beautiful. There is a boardwalk that runs the length of the beach (about 3-4km that can be walked or run. This runs along all the beachfront hotels and the choice of eateries and activities are endless.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely beach. Clean and well kept. Sort of over shadowed by the large hotels and condos. Some restaurants nearby.

Thank JazboOttawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pristine beach. Safe with life guards. Great family fun. Good nearby restaurants. Rock pools with little fish - great fun for the kids with their nets.

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 3 weeks 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
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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
31 July 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