Destination guide

Explore the sunny setting in Umhlanga

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Umhlanga. Well known for its cafés, shark watching and cocktail bars, this trendy city won't disappoint. Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Umhlanga

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Umhlanga a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • UShaka Marine World (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mount Edgecombe Country Club (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Beachwood Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Windsor Park Golf Course (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Durban Country Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Mitchell Park Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Umhlanga

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Umhlanga. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Umhlanga Main Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Japanese Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Umhlanga

The nearest airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Umhlanga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings near Umhlanga. From 23 Houses to 8 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Umhlanga is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Umhlanga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Umhlanga. Our other popular types of Umhlanga holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Umhlanga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Umhlanga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.