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The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga 4320

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Umhlanga, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Lighthouse, …

£238
avg/night
Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills

54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga 4320

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Umhlanga, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within a 15-minute walk of Umhlanga Lighthous …

£305
avg/night
City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge
City Lodge Hotel Umhlanga Ridge

2 Palm Boulevard, Mount Edgecombe 4000

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mount Edgecombe Country Club, Umhlanga Hospital, and Gateway …

£66
avg/night
aha Royal Palm Hotel
aha Royal Palm Hotel

8 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga 4320

4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Umhlanga, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Gateway Theatre of Shopping and The Barnyard …

£68
avg/night
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

Protea Mall, Umhlanga

3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Lighthouse, Umhlanga Rocks Beach, and Kwazulu-Natal …

£86
avg/night
Sandals Guest House
Sandals Guest House

39 Chartwell Drive, Durban

5.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Umhlanga, this luxury guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Lighthouse and Umhlanga Rocks Beach. …

£99
avg/night
aha The Square Boutique Hotel And Spa
aha The Square Boutique Hotel And Spa

250 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Umhlanga 4320

4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly La Lucia hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Hospital, Kwazulu-Natal Shark …

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Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge

14 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga 4320

4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Umhlanga hotel is located by the sea, within a 5-minute walk of The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway and …

£83
avg/night
Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel
Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel

108 Unhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban North 4001

5.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Durban North, this luxury bed & breakfast is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Beachwood Golf Course and 2.3 mi …

£94
avg/night
Manaar House
Manaar House

16 Manaar Road, Umhlanga 4319

4.0 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Umhlanga bed & breakfast is located near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Umhlanga Lagoon Nature …

£84
avg/night

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Pocket Guide: Umhlanga

Visiting Umhlanga

Visitors will appreciate the restaurants, beaches, and shopping in Umhlanga. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and walkable, seaside city can discover its bars, cafés, and casinos.
  • There are 41 Umhlanga hotels
  • December is the most expensive month to travel here, while April tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Umhlanga

  • Dolphin watching, ice skating, and taking a tour are top activities, while sights to visit include West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium
  • Popular attractions include Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Shark Museum and uShaka Marine World
  • The beach, seaside, and glaciers provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Umhlanga Rocks Beach, Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail, and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Workshop Mall, and Musgrave Centre
Umhlanga is adjacent to Mount Edgecombe. Popular sights in the area include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and Japanese Gardens.

Staying in Umhlanga

With 41 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Umhlanga offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 15 hotels, ranging from GBP 32/night to GBP 256/night
  • 7 apartments, ranging from GBP 246/night to GBP 246/night
  • 8 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 46/night to GBP 74/night
  • 9 guesthouses, ranging from GBP 51/night to GBP 97/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, averaging GBP 139.46/night
  • Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga, averaging GBP 97.36/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Manaar House, averaging GBP 92.92/night
  • The Oyster Box, averaging GBP 319.4/night
A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Manaar House with a 5 out of 5 user rating while The Oyster Box and Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for Umhlanga

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 27°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 19°C
  • From April to June, the average is 26°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 23°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 26°C as the daytime average and 15°C as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Umhlanga is 28 millimetres
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