Umdloti Accommodation

Umdloti, ‘the Riviera’ of KwaZulu Natal, as it’s sometimes known, lies just 10 kilometres from Umhlanga Rocks and 20 kilometres from the seaside city of Durban. It is a tiny resort town to the north of the city which is home to a permanent population no bigger than 3000. During the holiday season however, such as Christmas or Easter, the population swells as Durbanites and people from further afield  are drawn into Umdloti to enjoy a relaxing seaside holiday.

Umdloti, which experiences a subtropical climate, remains warm all year round but is particularly hot and humid in summer (December to February). In winter it cools slightly but the ocean, which is influenced by the warm Mozambique current, remains a pleasant temperature throughout the year.

The town is surrounded by natural, subtropical vegetation to the west and south and north of the town lies the Mdloti River mouth and estuary. To the east are the ocean and the renowned beaches which draw the holiday crowds.

The town itself is divided into an upper and lower level by an ancient set of mature sand dunes. North and South Beaches, the two ‘suburbs’ of the town are distinct in that South Beach is home to the permanent population while property in North Beach is dominated by holiday homes and self-catering rental apartments.

Umdloti has  two  shopping centres, a number of restaurants and a post office. Needless to say, the beach is the main attraction. Umdloti’s beaches are protected by shark nets and there are life guards on duty too. A small natural rock pool is a great place to swim while surfers, jet-skiers and kite-surfers will all find appropriate sections on the beach too. Fishing and angling are also popular activities in Umdloti, as is whale watching during the months of July to November.

One of the nicest aspects  to spending a relaxing break in Umdloti is watching the dolphins cruise by very close to the shore in the early mornings. Their behaviour is of course what gave this section of the KwaZulu Natal coastline its name, the Dolphin Coast.

Spending a few days in Umdloti will give you the ultimate beach experience, just what you need!

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From R300 pps


Welcome to Swallows Rest Cottage. This fully self contained facility which sleeps two and offers the traveller the practicalities of comfort, style and luxury. An ideal stop for corporate and holi... More Info

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From R1500* unit


This self contained Villa has gorgeous ocean views and is beautifully decorated. Fully equipped ,3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious open-plan lounge, dining room and kitchen. With covered patio and vi... More Info

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From R1250* unit


Swallows Rest offers upmarket and tastefully luxurious decorated self-catering accommodation in Mount Moreland Conservancy area, with real hospitality while ensuring your privacy and comfort. Comfort... More Info

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From R480* unit


Umdloti is a small village along the warm Indian Ocean, 11km south of King Shaka Airport and 25 km north of Durban. Die Strandhuis has 3 separate self-catering options: The house, Embuia and Ros... More Info

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From R695* unit


Holiday accommodation in Umdloti Beach, North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal. We pride ourselves in giving the best quality self-catering accommodation. Our home from home comfort makes your stay with us stress... More Info

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From R592 pps


Fairlight Beach House is situated in the beautiful village of Umdloti on the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. A stones throw away from the pristine coastline, Fairlight over-looks one of t... More Info

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From R870* unit


This one-bedroomed apartment is situated on a high cliff overlooking Umdloti Beach. It has a truly stunning view of the Indian Ocean. As a result of the elevation of the apartment, dolphins and whales... More Info

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From R900* unit


Club Mykonos 12C is a fully equipped self-catering private apartment in a secure holiday estate with 24 hour security. Under cover parking. Situated on the third level. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, ba... More Info

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From R695* unit


No 25 Umdloti is a Tri-level Apartment, starting from the Ground Floor, inside Umdloti Cabanas. Located on the South Beach Road, it is a quieter option from the North beach, but still offering the sa... More Info

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From R850* unit


Lalaphansi is in a prime position on the main beach at Umdloti and offers three luxurious, fully equipped, self catering apartments. Clean white beaches, the sound of crashing surf, tropical greenery... More Info

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Umdloti Reviews

Umdloti Accommodation has been rated 4.5/5 based on 80 reviews.

Umdloti
Umdloti is the perfect place to have a break. It is clean, neat with friendly people. It is quiet enough to have a proper rest, but close enough to Durban and surrounds to go out and have fun if you want.
- Suzette Van Der Merwe

Umdloti
Absolutely wonderful, good getaway destination.
- D Machard

Umdloti
The place is absolutely stunning!!
- Vanie Chithray

Umdloti
Lovely place with good restaurants.
- Caroline Mills

Umdloti
Lovely beaches, beautiful area. Only grumble is a lack of beachfront parking.
- Liesl Burger