Hayden Horner
5 minute read
22 Nov 2019
2:14 pm

Why Durban is like the Miami of South Africa

Hayden Horner

The city has become the destination of choice for scores of people craving the warm splash of the Indian Ocean and the all-round affordability of the KZN coast.

Durban. Picture: iStock

December is around the corner and those of us fortunate enough to have accumulated annual leave days are already planning our holiday destinations, flights and accommodation – and planning is everything, right? But even if you haven’t yet planned your local getaway, there’s no need to fret because Durban, in spite of often being overshadowed by the more popular destinations of Johannesburg and Cape Town, is really making waves with its subtropical climate and warm Indian Ocean waters. This laid-back east coast town is so much more than just beautiful beaches, super friendly people and awesome all-year-round weather. Durban, or...