The best ocean-view accommodation in KZN

The best ocean-view accommodation in KZN

Fancy a holiday at the beach? These ocean-view resorts in KZN will not disappoint. 

Buildings and Palm Trees on Golden Mile Beachfront / iStock
Buildings and Palm Trees on Golden Mile Beachfront / iStock

KwaZulu-Natal is home to some of the most amazing beaches in South Africa.

Visitors can enjoy breath-taking ocean views from the comfort of their hotel rooms.

If you are planning to visit KwaZulu-Natal, here are some of the most popular and beautiful beach holiday resorts.

Olwandle Hotel

The name ‘Olwandle’ means ‘by the sea’. As the name suggests, the hotel is right by the beach and is nestled in the heart of the city on 110 Stalwart Simelane Rd. Guests can enjoy breath-taking views of the ocean while sleeping in luxurious rooms.

Visit for more info.

Protea Hotel Edward

This four-star hotel is close to the beach. Guests will enjoy accommodation with stunning sea views.

It is also located five minutes from the city centre, Suncoast Casino, uShaka Marine World, and the International Convention Centre. So, it is not only the ideal location for some relaxation, but also a bit of fun.

Protea Hotel Edward is located on 149 O R Tambo Parade, South Beach, Durban.

Silver Tides Seaside Accommodation

Silver Tides Seaside Accommodation has two sea view studio apartments.

Apart from the amazing beach views, it also offers a private balcony, and has an amazing garden. It is the ideal place to sleep at when looking for some quiet time where you can just relax and appreciate nature.

Pavilion Hotel

The luxurious hotel is placed right next to Durban’s beachfront. It has a penthouse that sleeps 12 people, as well as deluxe and family rooms.

The hotel prides itself in offering comfortable accommodation, describing their deluxe rooms as the ‘epitome of class and sophistication’. Guests will be able to view the ocean from the comfort of their own rooms.

Visit their site for more info.

Hotel Gooderson

The Gooderson Beach Hotel offers guests a comfortable stay with amazing views of the Indian Ocean.

The hotel is also close to Durban's main tourist attractions, shopping centres, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

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Parade hotel

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, this hotel features amazing ocean views and is 2km away from uShaka Marine World.
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and Wi-Fi.

The hotel is located on 191 O R Tambo Parade & Marine Parade, North Beach, Durban.

Balmoral hotel

Balmoral in Durban is a five-star hotel that is highly recommended. It offers ocean views, and a halaal restaurant that serves delicious food. The location is ideal for tourists because it is a walking distance from the Durban ICC and uShaka Marine World.

Balmoral hotel is located on 125 O R Tambo Parade, South Beach, Durban.

Ocean Vista Boutique Guesthouse

This is perfect accommodation for a romantic getaway and relaxation. Guests can enjoy ocean views from the deck. The rooms are spacious and modern.

Entertainment places near the hotel include Gateway Mall, uShaka Marine World, and Africa Art Gallery.

It is located on 28 Ridge Rd, Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlanga.

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Make your stay in Durban memorable by sleeping at the exquisite Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel.

The hotel is located right on the beachfront at 63 Snell Parade in Durban. It has amazing facilities such as the Mangwanani Boutique Spa, fitness centre, heated pools, and Wi-Fi.

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