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 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 ... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

1 Person is currently making an enquiry at this establishment.

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... Read More

1 Person is currently making an enquiry at this establishment.

From R1090* unit


NO OTHER FEES (ADMIN, LINEN, BOOKING ETC). This lovely spacious 3 bedroom house on the hill has a sea view from the lounge and front veranda which overlooks the pool and garden. The one bedroom is HU... Read More

From R1070* 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... Read More

4 People are currently making enquiries at this establishment.

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... Read More

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... Read More

From R950 pps


Luxury Bed & Breakfast set in the heart of Margate, KwaZulu-Natal. Executive Self-Catering Suite, Deluxe & Studio Bedrooms (Queen Bed), private Bathrooms, Extra Length Super King Size Beds, DSTV in... Read More

From R480* unit

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Private garden, Private braai. No admin/booking fees. This lovely ground floor garden cottage is the size of a small house. There is 1 good size bedroom with ample cupboard space, a gorgeous full bat... Read More

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Margate Reviews

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

Margate
Small but lively town.
- Fiona Mahomed

Margate
Beautiful place definitely will visit again.
- Ntombi Khoza

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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