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The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga 4320

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (77 reviews)

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

£321
Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga
Holiday Inn Express Durban - Umhlanga

2 Ncondo Place Umhlanga, Umhlanga 4320

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (213 reviews)

Located in the heart of Umhlanga, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Shark Museum, Umhlang …

£66
aha Gateway Hotel
aha Gateway Hotel

Corner Boulevard and Twilight Drive, Umhlanga 4321

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (168 reviews)

This family-friendly Umhlanga hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway …

£72
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
4 out of 5 (148 reviews)

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

£79
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
3.8 out of 5 (73 reviews)

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

£106
aha Royal Palm Hotel
aha Royal Palm Hotel

8 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga 4320

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (120 reviews)

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

£76
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Umhlanga

Protea Mall, Umhlanga

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (116 reviews)

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

£89
HoneyPot Guesthouse
HoneyPot Guesthouse

11 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga 4319

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (19 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Shark Museum, Umhlanga …

£52
Sylvan Grove Guest House
Sylvan Grove Guest House

49 Sylvan Grove, Umhlanga 4319

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail, Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserv …

£74
The Sandringham Bed and Breakfast
The Sandringham Bed and Breakfast

8 Sandringham Court, Umhlanga 4319

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (18 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kwazulu-Natal Sharks Board Shark Museum, The Barnyard …

£65

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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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