Experience Africa – KwaZulu Natal
Often referred to as the Garden Province, KwaZulu Natal is a prime destination for travellers seeking a fun filled, sunny holiday. Along South Africa’s east coast lies a string of cities and towns with golden beaches and warm waters. Inland, we find the wonders of the midland farms and beautiful forests of this lush green part of South Africa. In today’s post we explore the diverse province of KwaZulu Natal and all it has to offer.
KwaZulu Natal’s largest city, Durban is where the majority of the provinces population resides. Offering a diverse cultural experience with influence from European, African and Indian heritage, Durban is unlike any other city in Africa. A popular attraction in Durban’s tourism is uShaka Marine World, which serves as a water park and aquarium. You have not truly experienced Durban without having tasted a Durban Curry, a dish inherited from Indian South Africans and a must have for hot food lovers. Have a look at our accommodation in Durban and experience it for yourself.
Situated 16km north of central Durban, Umhlanga in recent years has become the prime spot for travellers heading to the coast for a break away from work. 10 minutes drive from King Shaka International Airport and complete with its own Mall, Gateway Mall, Umhlanga is an ideal centralised location catering to all your needs within walking distanceBook your stay directly through Hotelstays to get the best room rates in Umhlanga.
Spectacular scenery and preserved, clean beaches have made this northern town in KwaZulu Natal a popular holiday destination. The town offers modern facilities, Coffee shops and restaurants and is fast becoming a go to destination for travellers in KwaZulu Natal. Book Direct through Hotelstays to get the best price for accommodation in Richard’s Bay.
The Capital City of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg is situated 1 hours drive inland from Durban and is surrounded by the Midland farms and near to the Drakensburg Mountains. A great central location in KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg is a prime choice for anyone wanting to visit these non coastal areas of KwaZulu Natal. Find your direct booking to Accommodation in Pietermaritzburg here.
KwaDuzuka (Prince’s Grant Golf Course)
Originally named Stanger by the European settlers of Natal, KwaDukuza is today named so in memory of King Shaka who first established the town in 1825. A Memorial for King Shaka can be found in the Dukuza Museum telling the tale of how he was assassinated by his 2 brothers and servant. Another great attraction in KwaDukuza is the Prince’s Grant Golf Course. Book your stay at The Eighteenth on Prince’s Grant to enjoy the splendour of this northern region of Kwazulu Natal.
Author: Sebastian Bergman – Account Executive Hotel Stays Africa