Beyond baking in the sun on the beach, swimming and surfing the waves, Umhlanga and Durban have plenty to do and see.
With the Gateway Theatre of Shopping mall nearby, shop till you drop and catch a movie and dinner all in one place! For the adventurous at heart, be sure to experience the Big Rush Big Swing at Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Kids will enjoy uShaka Marine World, the WavePark at Gateway and the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Maritime Centre of Excellence too. The Mindgame Escape is also a fun experience for puzzle-lovers and nature enthusiasts will enjoy meandering through Umhlanga's Lagoon Nature Reserve or the Umgeni River Bird Park.
If eateries are what you're after, we have a list of our favourite restaurants nearby:
The Oyster Box
The Press Club
The Chef's Table
The Ocean Terrace
Turn and Tender