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 R940* 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

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From R750* unit


The Sea View Cottage Margate is situated on the same premises as The Homestead Exclusive Guest House. It is lovely, small and cosy and sleep 4 people only. Self catering, self cleaning and on same pre... More Info

From R660* unit


Lemnos is ideally situated above Marine Drive in Margate offering good sea views, walking distance to the beach, and is conveniently close the plethora of restaurants, bars and nightclubs while being ... More Info

From R690* unit


Situated above Marine Drive in Margate, Lemnos offers good sea views and it is walking distance to the beach. It is conveniently close to town with a wide selection of restaurants, bars, nightclubs a... More Info

From R700* unit


Situated in one of South Africa's premier holiday destinations, this family holiday accommodation is literally a 50m stroll to a small beach with a tidal pool. A 10 minute easy stroll will take you to... More Info

From R385 pps

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The lovely ground floor garden cottage called "Anchor 2" consists of 1 good size bedroom with ample cupboard space, a double bed and dressing table with mirror. There is a glass door leading out to ... More Info

From R870* 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

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From R450* unit


Located between Uvongo and Manaba beach, Natspat 20 is a classy fully-furnished 6 sleeper self-catering unit with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open plan kitchen/lounge area right next to the sea. Na... More Info

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From R480* unit

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Providence 40 is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom self catering holiday unit and is perfectly situated in Ramsgate with picturesque views of Ramsgate Blue Flag Main Beach[ +-400m walk]. with the lagoon a few m... More Info

From R500* unit


From 2 sleepers up to 6 sleepers.i.e. 6 sleeper is 3 bedrooms .Complex can accommodate group bookings up to 15 persons. A mild sub-tropical climate and year-round sunshine combined with easy access to... More Info

2 People are currently making enquiries at this establishment.

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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

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Absolutely lovely beaches and magnificent town to visit.
- Gilda Conway

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A must see tourist destination.
- Thembekile Ntshangase

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Margate was a beautiful place and we enjoyed it to the fullest. Will definitely go back there for a holiday and stay at a different guest house.
- Nicole Frank

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The best in the country
- Sydney Hlongwane