Accommodation near Umdoni Park Golf Club

The Umdoni Park Golf Club is a spectacular club set along KwaZulu Natal's South Coast. Situated in the Pennington region, it is 80 kilometres from the large city of Durban and can be reached within an hour's drive. The course is pleasingly challenging and the facilities are impressive to say the least.

The 18-hole golf course falls within Umdoni Park, and like the park, is managed by the Umdoni Park Trust. The park and course were established in 1920 by Sir Frank Reynolds, a successful sugar farmer and Member of Parliament at the time.

Today, the park is a conservation area which protects an indigenous coastal forest and its many exotic inhabitants, from birds and lizards to plants and monkeys. In total it covers 210 hectares. By comparison, the golf course is small, with a total length of less than 6000 metres. Despite its small size, it is still rated highly among the famous KwaZulu Natal golf courses.

The golf course is picturesque, with the initial 9 holes running along the rocky coastline, and the final 9 holes stretching inland into the indigenous forest. The setting is such that being out on the course is soul-enriching, while the undulating contours and changing elevations of the course require good judgement and thoughtful planning of your shots.

Before, during or after a round of golf, you can enjoy a social drink or meal at the beautiful clubhouse. There is a bar, lounge and restaurant, and for a quicker meal, a halfway house too. The clubhouse is also home to a pro shop, and golf carts and clubs can be rented on-site. There is a putting green and driving range too, to help get you back into the swing of things if you feel your game is suffering a little.

Aside from playing golf, the forest at Umdoni Park also offers a network of exquisite walking trails and one can engage the environmental officer on the various inhabitants of the area.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Botha House
0.2 km

From R450 pps


Situated less then one hours drive South of Durban, caressed by the ocean breezes that frequent our KwaZulu-Natal coastline, this luxury guesthouse sits proudly above the warm Indian Ocean, the sound ... More Info

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18 on Douglas
1 km

From R800* unit


Pennington is a quaint seaside village on the KZN South Coast. 18 on Douglas provides comfortable accommodation in a quiet forested area, within easy walking distance to the beach. 2 championship go... More Info

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The Old Post Office
1 km

From R450* unit


Set in beautiful lush gardens, The Old Post Office Cottage lies in the heart of Pennington within a short walk of the beach. This old Victorian homestead was originally the Country Post Office, bu... More Info

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Loerie Lodge
1.3 km

From R3050* unit


Loerie Lodge is a beautiful Bali-style 4 bedroom, 8 sleeper house, built over three levels, which boasts the most magnificent views of the warm Indian Ocean across the horizon and lush indigenous vege... More Info

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Pennington Waves
1.3 km

From R750* unit


A temperate climate and lush country setting ensure exceptional leisure. We are only a shell's throw away from the golden sands of Pennington Beach. At Pennington Waves our affordable, self-catering h... More Info

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Marais Manor
1.4 km

From R2900* unit


Marais Manor welcomes you to enjoy a wonderful vacation in a 4 bedroom home situated within Selborne Park Golf Estate. The immediate garden, just off the house, boasts a swimming pool area furnished ... More Info

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Olive Sunbird
1.4 km

From R1680* unit


The Olive Sunbird is a luxurious 3 bedroom duplex apartment situated in Selborne Park Golf Estate on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. A private, furnished verandah with built in braai / barbeque ar... More Info

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Luxury Seaside Homes
1.8 km

From R2500* unit


Enjoy a holiday like no other in one of our exclusive holiday villas. Epitomising luxury, our wide range of sun soaked accommodation provides the perfect settings to unwind, relax and enjoy a wonderfu... More Info

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Nkomba Beach Cottage
1.9 km

From R650* unit


Nkomba Beach Cottage in Pennington is 250 meters or 2 minute walk to a magnificent clean beach and only 55 minutes from Durban Airport. The beach cottage accommodation consists of 2 bedrooms, main be... More Info

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Forest Glen
2 km

From R1750* unit


Situated in Selborne Park Golf Estate on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, this beautiful 3 bedroom villa home, surrounded by lush indigenous vegetation, offers guests a feeling of luxury and tranquil... More Info

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Stunning place.
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Just beautiful, you have to go there to experience it.
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Very quiet and relaxing. A great place to de-stress.
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A peaceful little town. Short on eateries and take-aways.

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