Accommodation near Margate Main Beach

Margate Main Beach is a Blue Flag beach in the resort town of Margate. It is located on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal just south of Port Shepstone, approximately an hour and a half from Durban.

This beach is a magnet for families during the holidays due to its high levels of safety, thanks to the presence of lifeguards during peak season. It is a shark-net protected beach and is an incredibly popular one for swimming because of its warm Indian Ocean waters. Other water sports, though not as popular as leisurely swimming, are also common. It is also a favourite thanks to the family-friendly nature of the beach.

It has an Olympic-size swimming pool as well as a kiddies’ pool and also has bicycles and pleasure crafts for hire. The amusement park at the beach makes for an exciting day for children and the buzzing flea market just next to it an enjoyable day for adults. Additionally there are educational environmental programmes organised by the Blue Flag organisation.

Margate Main Beach is surrounded by restaurants and cocktail bars for a leisurely meal by the sea and drinks with friends or family.

The Margate Fishing Pier newly renovated and just along the way from the beach, is a popular fishing spot that has been called the 'mecca' of South Coast fishing. The Margate Country Club, set in beautiful scenery, is nearby too, offering a lovely golfing experience.

The Margate Beach hosts several concerts by big-name bands during the school holidays as well as the annual Harley Davidson Week. This phenomenon sees over 20 000 motorcyclists descend upon the town along with the more than 180 000 motorcycle enthusiasts.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
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From R650* Unit

103 Granada is your home-from-home, well-fitted self-catering luxury apartment at an affordable price. It has two bedrooms, main shower-en-suite and separate full bathroom/shower for the second bedro... More Info

Granada 104
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From R850* Unit

Free unlimited WIFI. Granada 104 is a delightful self-catering apartment situated a stone's throw away from Margate main beach. The apartment sleeps six people (4 adults, 2 children) and is fully equ... More Info

Margate Boulevard
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From R1500* Unit

Margate is a delightful, surprisingly exciting, sub-tropical paradise of a town situated on the South Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal in South Africa. It is the ideal base from which to explore the wealth of ... More Info

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8 Mahe
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From R1030* Unit

Located in front of the Margate fishing pier with 180 degree sea views towards Margate main beach, Mahe is ideally located in short walking distance to a wide selection of local and franchise eateries... More Info

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From R500* Unit

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Please note we require minimum of 5 nights in December And no more than 6 persons per cottage. From 2 sleepers up to 10 sleepers.i.e. 6 sleeper is 3 bedrooms. 10 sleeper is 3 bed rooms plus f... More Info

Colonial Sands 101
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From R1000* Unit

Self Catering 8 Sleeper unit in Margate overlooking Lagoon and Margate Beach. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully fitted kitchen, lounge and dining room. Main bedroom has a king bed, second bedroom has a ... More Info

0.4 km

From R620* Unit

This ideally situated complex is newly renovated, has a splash pool and braai area with beautiful sea views on the rooftop, and is just a 150m stone's throw to Margate Beach. While being a convenient... More Info

23 Whale Rock
0.4 km

From R960* 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

Del Sue Me
0.5 km

From R1030* Unit

Situated on a gentle lagoon flowing onto Margate's main beach just a stone's throw away, this modern complex is ideally situated for strolling to sea without crossing roads or entering the bustling to... More Info

The Albatros Guest House
0.6 km

From R450 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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Margate Reviews

Margate was very humid,always cloudy and at times very cold. We were hoping for more sunlight. However,the weather made our beach walks and swim pleasurable.
- Betty Mabaso

A great place to visit as we have been there on numerous occassions over the years.Was there 2 weekends earlier as well.This time around we spent 2 full days outside of Margate ,at the Lake Eland game reserve & the Wild waves (Wild Coast Casino) whilst conveniently booked at Margate.The Shelly Centre & Uvongo Area is a must visit whilst @ Margate.
- Devanathan (Monty) Nadesan

Beautiful sights, the place that we were at everything was close by , it was convenient,We even was in need of a Medical Doctor and it was close by And we recieved Excellent Service from the Medical Doctor,Which our Host as Reffered us too.Thank You!
- Gail Chetty

Margate is awesum
- Remora Ramraj

Margate is quite beautiful but I was dissapointed at the way people treat the beaches. There was litter everywhere and even broken bottles. The margate main beach was much Better though. It is by far the best bathing beach on the south coast.
- Francis James

- Thagern Govender

Margate is a beautiful place and definitely a place for relaxation.
- Ashish Mothilall

Small but lively town.
- Fiona Mahomed

Beautiful place definitely will visit again.
- Ntombi Khoza

Great town
- Sihle Yeni