Accommodation near Rennies Beach

Rennies Beach, as the name implies, is a beach in the south of Port Edward in the province of KwaZulu Natal. This section of the KwaZulu Natal coast lies south of Durban and is often referred to, unsurprisingly, as the South Coast. The specific stretch of coast where you'll find Rennies Beach is called the Hibiscus Coast, and is an extremely popular holiday destination for local travellers.

The area experiences a subtropical climate which is typical of the KwaZulu Natal coast - with hot, humid weather in the summer months of November to March and slightly cooler temperatures in the winter. The Indian Ocean remains warm all year round, and it is these factors which make Rennies Beach such a popular place to park off for the holidays.

At the south end of the beach you will find the Mtamvuna River mouth, which adds a different dimension to the beach experience, with some fresh water to paddle in. The river also stands as a physical boundary between the provinces of KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape.

The coastline in front of Port Edward is essentially one long beach, and so walking along Rennies Beach you will cross over onto other beaches and walk past other parts of town without necessarily realising it.

Walking along the beach is an especially satisfying activity to partake in early in the morning when you'll have the beach to yourself. It's also great for swimming, reading, paddling in the rock pools and between May and mid-July, the sardine rush brings a flurry of sea birds, dolphins and other marine life.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
De Novo Lodge
2.1 km

From R750* Unit

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De Novo Lodge is set in beautiful grounds which feature a giant Strangler Fig and a small orchard. Each of our units is fan cooledand secure, with front and back access. There are many walled in litt... More Info

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Umtamvuna View Cabanas
2.3 km


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From R950* Unit

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Umtamvuna View Cabanas offers self-catering accommodation with panoramic views of the mountains, the Gorge, the Umtamvuna River and a glimpse of the sea. 8kms from Port Edward beach, Wild coast Casin... More Info

Bottlenose B&B
2.6 km

From R450 PPS

Bottlenose Guesthouse is beautifully situated on the coastline with breathtaking views over the warm Indian Ocean. Whales and Dolphins at play is a very common occurrence and our guest book is signed ... More Info

Aloe Inn Guest House
3.3 km

From R580 PPS

We are a luxury 4*, AA Highly Recommended establishment, situated in Port Edward on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. We are located in front of the light house and are 50m from the sea. All our bedroom... More Info

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@ The Lighthouse Inn
3.4 km

From R400* Unit

At the lighthouse inn is situated right on the beach, very peaceful and calm atmosphere. The View from @ The Lighthouse Inn is incredible because we are situated right on the beach, you can enjoy... More Info

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Ocean View B & B
3.6 km

From R550 PPS

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Ocean View Bed and Breakfast is a 4 star graded establishment with 4 bedrooms - 2 of which are ensuite - the other 2 sea facing bedrooms share a large full bathroom. All bedrooms have 32 INCH FLAT ... More Info

Ashton Manor
3.7 km

From R2100* Unit

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Ashton Manor is a 3 star Graded self Catering house - It sleeps up to 20 people - We do not generally sublet portions of the house - Ideal for big groups and big families. We have a large pool, vol... More Info

Suzy's Place
3.7 km

From R350 PPS

Suzy's Place is situated in the heart of Port Edward, offering new, spotless air-conditioned accommodation in rooms with beautiful sea views that are within walking distance of a lovely safe swimming ... More Info

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Duocunda 6
3.8 km

From R1500* Unit

Duocunda 6 is situated in a security complex in the small coastal town of Port Edward, South Coast. It is a mere 700 m from the main beach and convenient location near a few local amenities. This d... More Info

3.8 km

From R600* Unit

Chianti consist of four upgraded Self Catering units. We are situated in a beautiful fisherman's village named Port Edward - the last town on the South Coast. Chianti provides a relaxed environm... More Info

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Port Edward Reviews

Port Edward
A beautiful seaside resort.
- Colin Chand

Port Edward
Lovely peaceful town, ideal for a getaway from town and for relaxation
- Gcwalisile Kunene

Port Edward
After seeing how dirty and run down Port St. John was, I am so happy I had picked Port Edward to stay. The town has a lot of western influence, was clean and people were friendly. The beach in our area was nice but not able to do a long walk on the beach due to rocky coast line. It was a good overnight stop, would not stay for long.
- Barbara Schranz

Port Edward
Small town where I would stay
- Eben Alberts

Port Edward
Excellent and one does not get "ripped off" for being on holiday. All facilities were good and very reasonably priced including the Vet - Dr. Watson - who we used for our four legged child and we can highly recommend him.
- Cheryll Lowe

Port Edward
Awesome beach, loved it!
- Susan Seath

Port Edward
Wonderful little town. Peaceful and friendly
- Bev Schofield

Port Edward
Lovely - breathtaking views, very peaceful.
- Lance Kotze

Port Edward
Excellent. Love Port Edward and will certainly recommend to others.
- Juliet Swartz

Port Edward
Great MTB trails!
- Susan Keyser