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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From R520* 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 200m stroll to Margate Beach. While being conveniently close ... More Info

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From R1090* 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

From R600* unit


Lovely 2 bedroom ground floor cottage with private, fully enclosed garden and own gate to pool. Modern, well equipped kitchen and a sleeper couch in lounge. Anchor 1 has a lovely full bathroom (bath... More Info

From R370* unit


This lovely Apartment is centrally situated and walking distance (about 500m) to the main beach and all amenities. The apartment is situated on the second floor. A partial sea view from apartment balc... More Info

From R970* unit


The lovely house/large cottage has 3 bedrooms (each with a double bed) a gorgeous full bathroom as well as another separate shower room. There are 2 kitchens and 2 lounges (with 2 separate TV's). An... More Info

From R370* unit


This lovely Apartment is centrally situated and walking distance (about 500m) to the main beach and all amenities. The apartment is situated on the first floor.The view from the apartment balcony over... More Info

1 Person is currently making an enquiry at this establishment.

From R350 pps


This exquisite sanctuary is situated in the heart of Margate, a mere 5minutes drive to the main beach and within close proximity of all amenities and everything you could think of. One of the coastlin... More Info

From R250 pps


Palmgrove Lodge is a family owned guesthouse, located adjacent to the Vungu River and a few meters from the Zungu Nature reserve/forest. The forest has clearly marked walking trails to the river and a... More Info

From R690* unit


Rockaway is a modern apartment block just 150m from the sea and a short stroll to Margate town with its wide selection of seaside restaurants, bars, nightclubs and the popular Margate beach protected ... More Info

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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Margate Reviews

Margate
Small but lively town.
- Fiona Mahomed

Margate
Beautiful place definitely will visit again.
- Ntombi Khoza

Margate
Great town
- Sihle Yeni

Margate
Margate is an excellent place with lots of sight seeing , different restaurants and the beautiful sea to enjoy. Maybe a few beach activities to brighten this place even more, witnessed this in Goa & Mauritius .
- Pat Naidoo

Margate
Margate is the best place to be for a nice family getaway. The beach was lovely, Margate is very vibrant and alive. Lots of exciting things to do and kids really enjoyed staying there.
- Jessica Pillay