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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From R500* unit

Granada 104 is a delightful self-catering apartment situated a stone’s throw away from Margate main beach. The apartment sleeps six people and is fully equipped for self-catering with beautiful sea vi... More Info

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La Bella Vita


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From R2000* unit

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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From R650* unit

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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From R950* unit

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 R800* 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 - a 3 minute walk takes you... More Info

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From R400 pps

The Mediterranean style Guesthouse decorated in an African theme is superbly positioned on the border of Margate and Ramsgate overlooking the warm Indian Ocean. This tranquil venue is less than a 10 m... More Info

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From R756* unit

Seabreeze is in a apartment complex situated in the heart of Margate and middle of the action, a skip away from Margate main beach and in the midst of a smorgasbord of restaurants, pubs, nightclubs an... More Info

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From R730* unit

Situated above Wimpy and Mug & Bean on Margate main beach the location doesn't get any better than this. Everything from restaurants, cocktail bars, public beach and a host of seasonal entertainment ... More Info

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From R940* unit

Whale Rock is a modern apartment complex situated on the sea shore at the Margate fishing pier, with magnificent sea and breaker views. It has its own communal splash pool and there is a small beach ... More Info

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From R680* unit

The Sea View Cottage Margate is situated on the same premises as The Homestead Exclusive Guest House. It is lovely, small and cosy and sleep 2 adults + 2 kids only. Not 4 adults. Self catering. Linen ... More Info

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Margate Reviews

Margate Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 114 reviews.

Small town wiith cool vibrations
- Noluthando Pupuma

It is a wonderful place the people are very friendly, and there is affordable places too. Walking was not a problem for us at all, we enjoyed every moment of it.
- Yolande Petersen

Gorgeous and relaxing
- Krishnaveni Kanniah

- Sibonelo Nzimande

Margate is the one place I wouldn't mind going every winter, nice and quiet the best holiday destination there is by far. Life away from the city.
- Anne Mofokeng