Durban in KwaZulu-Natal is where you head for a sub-tropical beach holiday. The added bonus of being able to holiday here all year round means Durban accommodation not only caters to jet setting business executives during the winter months, but to those after a bit of sun from colder regions of South Africa, or overseas visitors after accommodation in Durban that satisfies their picture of sun-kissed beaches and friendly residents.
Durban Venues helps you pick choice accommodation in Durban by putting you directly in touch with the Durban accommodation providers themselves, and guiding your selection with guest reviews, accommodation rates and special offers.
Durban's position on the east coast of South Africa makes her one of the warmest places to be during winter. And in essence, the city is all about the beach, despite its cultural diversity, the allure of the Drakensberg Mountains just a few hours inland, and Zululand up the north coast.
From Durban's Golden Mile all the way out to the now business hub of Umhlanga Rocks, the city has a series of enviable beaches. The city even has a surfing museum, the only one in the country, and a large surfing community who, like fellow Capetonians, watch the waves from their corporate glass towers, heading into the waves directly after work.
Most of Durban is hilly. The central suburbs lie inland from the beaches up against what is termed 'the ridge', with the university on one end and the suburb of Overport on the other. Accommodation in Durban ranges from beach side 5-star hotels with sea views, to suburban bed and breakfast and self-catering Durban accommodation venues in the leafy suburbs of Morningside and Berea.
There is plenty to do and see in Durban, even if your aim is to soak up the sun on the beaches of the north and south coast. Visit the BAT Centre, uShaka Marine World, head down to the Point, which is now undergoing a complete resurgence, where the once run-down hotbed of local prostitution is now a series of new developments including restaurants and apartment buildings.
Sample a local curry or bunny chow, and whilst in town head to the spice market so that you can try your own when home. Go on a township tour, visit local mosques, and the Temple of Understanding.
Where is?Not sure about towns? Find
their locations on this map.
How to Find
Deal Direct and Save
With the SA-Venues.com network of South African travel websites, you deal directly with the establishments, tour operators, rental companies and service providers, enabling you to get the best possible rate for your holiday booking. No commissions are charged when booking your accommodation in South Africa.
99 Sancta Maria
99 Sancta Maria is offering a year round Long Stay Special, stay 7 night or longer and you won't need to pay the weekend rate! The unit has direct ...
Frere Manor offers a Long Stay discount of 10% on standard rates when you book a minimum stay of 7 nights. Offering five large bedrooms (that can ...
Enjoy a 10% discount on standard rates when sharing accommodation for 4 nights or longer until 31 October 2011. Gecko Hill is offering a Long Stay ...
Stay a minimum of 10 nights or longer at 9 Seesonnet and enjoy a 10% discount on standard rates. Located on the third floor and has panoramic ...
Enjoy discounted rates when you book a midweek stay this Winter in our Standard Budget Harbour Facing Room between Sunday and Thursday. The Riviera ...
MORE \ Durban Specials