Margate Accommodation

Margate is a popular seaside resort town on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, just about 20 kilometres southwest of Port Shepstone. In 1908, Henry Richardson, an English surveyor laid out the town and named it Margate after another seaside resort on the northern coast of the county of Kent, in the United Kingdom.

With a number of Blue Flag beaches (meaning it is clean and safe), warm ocean temperatures and a fascinating underwater-world, Margate makes for an ideal summer holiday spot and is chock a block with holiday accommodation.

While on holiday in Margate, the heart of the Hibiscus Coast, take advantage of the area’s ideal conditions for scuba diving, snorkelling diving, surfing and water-skiing. Prime beaches to check out in Margate include Lucien Beach, which is quiet but popular and accessible by a steep set of stairs. Margate Beach itself is most popular with holiday-makers due to its proximity to restaurants, shops and hotels. Further afield Marina Beach in san lameer or the Ramsgate Beach also offers the ultimate in beaching experiences.

If you want continue the water sports but with a break from the beach, the Margate Lagoon is a popular spot for water-skiing and boating.

Other attractions in Margate include the Oribi Gorge, a national park, providing a home to a variety of mammals and bird species. You could also get up and close and personal with crocodiles at the Croc world Conservation Centre. The Margate Bird Park or the Butterfly Valley in Scottburgh is also a lovely day out for the whole family.

Golfers will enjoy the Margate Country Club, with its superb greens in the St. Andrews tradition. For those who would prefer a little shopping, Margate boasts fine art galleries and craft shops. During South Africa’s holidays, especially the Christmas and Easter school holidays, the town pumps and nightlife picks up with parties spilling over onto the beach, and during the day the main street is packed with vibrant crowds. Students wanting to save their pennies while partying it up can take advantage of the cheap accommodation options in and around Margate.

Whether you'd like to appreciate it at its busiest and vibiest or during the quieter times of year when there are some major out of season accommodation specials, Margate is the ultimate beach holiday.

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Granada 104

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This modern apartment is situated in the heart of Margate and in the middle of the action, only a skip away from almost everything including restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and cocktail bars. Margate’s ... More Info

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La Bella Vita

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La Bella Vita is situated within walking distance of a semi private beach with a lagoon where I have seen people fishing. It is also situated 3 km from Margate's Main Beach. The house can sleep 16 peo... More Info

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18Whale Rock

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Newly built 3 bedroom luxury apartment on the second floor with lift and pool in complex. Guests can enjoy magnificent sea view from main bedroom as well as veranda. Large open lounge with DVD, DSTV &... More Info

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From R300 pps


The Homestead is a Margate guest house offering guests luxury accommodation and breath-taking sea views. Margate is a popular seaside town on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, about 135km from Durban... More Info

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From R450* unit


Nestled high up, overlooking the quaint village of Margate, yet situated just 500m from the blueflag Lucien/Margate beachfront is a guesthouse with a distinctive difference. Guests are accommodated i... More Info

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From R400 pps


Magnificent panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, and warm hospitality welcome you to this comfortable, serene hideaway, set on the ridge above Margate's beaches and bustling village. All rooms have... More Info

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Anchorage Cottage A1

From R650* unit


Lovely 2 bedroom cottage with private enclosed garden and own gate to pool. Full bathroom, modern well equipped kitchen and a sleeper couch in lounge.. Anchor 1 has a lovely full bathroom (bath and s... More Info

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We are delighted to be able to offer you our Luxury apartment, Granada_by_the_sea (103 Granada), a stone's throw from Margate main beach. It is a well appointed self-catering luxury apartment, at a... More Info

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Luxury 2 bedroom self-catering apartment (sleeps 4-6) with large patio and stunning seaviews. The apartment is situated only 50m from Margate Main Beach and within walking distance to all restauran... More Info

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This exquisite sanctuary is situated in the heart of Margate, a mere 5minutes drive to the main beach and within close proximity of all amenities and everything you could think of. One of the coastlin... More Info

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Margate Reviews

Margate Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 101 reviews.

Margate
Margate was nice, friendly people and the area is super wonderful
- Zandile Manzi

Margate
Sleepy little town, will surely visit again.
- Xolisa Mgele

Margate
The cleanest waterfront in KZN and very convenient with loads of shops and restaurants. Loved it. Will certainly book there again.
- Reema Ward

Margate
This holiday destination is indeed one of the cleanest places in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

- Charmaine Chanderpaul

Margate
Love Margate. It has a great deal to offer and a lovely holiday vibe.
- Wendy Richardson