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Five fab holiday destinations on the KZN South Coast

From luxe lodges to beautiful B&B’s - the South Coast has it all.

Leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind and escape to the lush, KZN South Coast for a relaxing beach holiday. To make sure your stay features all the luxuries you deserve, Ugu South Coast Tourism have shared their top accommodation spots along this tropical coastline. Take a look:

Selborne Park Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa (Pennington)

Love a round of golf accompanied by exquisite sea views and indigenous wildlife sightings? Who wouldn’t, right?! The freshly restored Selborne Park Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa ticks all the boxes when it comes to living the good life. Be it spending the morning on the championship golf course or dedicated your afternoon to some much-needed pampering at the spa – they have it all.

Website: www.firstgroup-sa.co.za/selborne-hotel

Contact: 039 688 1800 or 039 975 8500

Honeywood Forest Lodge & The Cellar (Sea Park)

Foodies, we’ve got something special for you! Set in captivating forest gardens home to all manner of bird- and wildlife, Honeywood Forest Lodge is not only a delight for your eyes, but also for your tastebuds. Destress your body with organic and eco-friendly treatments at the gorgeous day spa and unwind with a walk on the beach only one kilometre away from your stay. The on-site restaurant, The Cellar, is a must and is the reason this location has been dubbed the ‘ultimate gourmet getaway’.  Website: www.honeywoodsa.co.za

Contact: 039 695 1036 or 060 977 4503

The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa (Oribi Gorge)

Looking for a luxe bush experience coupled with a host of outdoor activities? We’ve got just the place. Located at Oribi Gorge, this stunning lodge is the proud winner of the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Award for the ‘Five Star Lodge Category’ and boasts unsurpassed hospitality, service and fine dining. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking and bird watching in the indigenous forests and peaceful grasslands and end your day with a soul-soothing visit to the Clivia Day Spa.

Website: www.thegorge.co.za

Contact: 039 687 4000 or info@thegorge.co.za

Coral Tree Colony B&B (Southbroom)

Feel as though you are on a tropical island while sitting on the deep verandas on the Coral Tree Colony, overlooking the adjacent golf course. Stay in one of the six luxury ensuite rooms with private verandas boasting exquisite views and enjoy lazy breakfasts while watching the local bird- and wildlife or golfers battling the twelfth green!

Website: www.thecoraltree.com

Contact: 039 316 6676 or coraltreecolony@gmail.com

Days at Sea (Trafalgar)

 What sounds better than a holiday at a five-star beach lodge?  Lounge next to the pool overlooking the ocean and enjoy direct beach access or spoil yourself with a visit to the on-site spa set in a tropical garden at this incredible boutique hotel. Close to three world-class golf courses, top game reserves within driving distance and an on-site restaurant serving fusion cuisine – Days at Sea is the ideal spot to really enjoy the good life. It is also a dreamy location for a destination wedding and won the prestigious New York MUSE Award 2021 for the ‘Most Romantic Wedding Venue’ in South Africa…swoon!

Website: www.daysatsea.co.za

Contact: 039 313 0013 or daysatsea.hotel@gmail.com

* Images: Supplied by USCT

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