Margate is a seaside resort town on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast of South Africa where the Nkhongweni River flows into the sea. Unique vacation rental properties in Margate such as apartment rentals, condo rentals, villa rentals, chalet rentals and cottage rentals are predominantly situated seafront and beachfront.

This area provides a natural haven for a multitude of tropical fish species and an abundance of coral reefs which allow for excellent scuba diving and snorkelling. The coastline comes to life with an energetic buzz of fishermen and locals when the annual Sardine Run takes place. The renowned Protea Banks dive site with its vast shoals and sharks bring great delight to divers.

Boating and skiing are popular water sports for families staying in vacation rental lodging in Margate. Canoes and paddleboats are available for hire at the lagoon. Surfing at Margate and the nearby St. Michaels Beach is also popular and conveniently located near apartment rental, condo rental, villa rental, cabin rental and chalet rental accommodations.

Catch a round of golf, shop till you drop or enjoy the local cuisine in a variety of top notch restaurants near vacation rental accommodation. For romantic getaways, choose luxurious villas in Margate, the centre for nightlife, where after hours the parties move to the beach.

Margate is the south coast's major holiday resort area, enticing visitors in vacation rental accommodations with its Blue Flag Beach status. Apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals offer families beautiful beaches, a temperate climate and luxurious sea temperatures, with various activities and attractions close by.

Nature reserves in the vicinity of Margate include the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, which offers vacation home rental visitors spectacular views and a wide variety of species, including bushbuck, blue and grey duiker, common reedbuck, and the occasional the leopard.

Other reserves in the area include the nearby Skyline Reserve and Uvongo River Reserve. Both offer tranquil scenery and a wide variety of birdlife, with nearly 400 species sighted in the region near vacation rentals in apartment rental, condo rental, chalet rental, and villa rental accommodations.

Vacation rental visitors will also appreciate the Margate Bird Park with its walk-through aviary. The bird park also has a playground and a tea garden to enhance family holidays when choosing vacation rentals in the area.

Riverbend Croc Farm near Southbroom is home to more than 200 Nile Crocodiles. Holiday home accommodation visitors can watch an awe-inspiring feeding frenzy every Sunday. Crocodile hatching demonstrations are a natural phenomenon also not to be missed.

For a memorable and relaxing coastal experience for you and your family, rent holiday lodgings directly from owners of villa rentals, cabin rentals, apartment rentals, home rentals, chalet rentals and condo rentals in Margate, South Africa.

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  • Amanzi Beach House

    Umzumbe Beach: Beach style house
    5 BDR • 4 BA • Sleeps 12 • #214211
    4,500 to 4,500 ZAR/night
    This beach house is a lovely double level, 5 bedroom (12 sleeper), self-catering beachfront house. Offering generous living spaces and magnificent 180 deg Indian Ocean views, from every room over the deck and splash pool. All rates quoted are for the entire house, and sleeps 12 persons. Perched on a dune right where the Umzumbe estuary opens into the sea, the natural endless beach landscape never gets boring as the tide constantly changes the lagoon and natural rock pools located mere minutes from the private deck. Fully renovated, the beach house is the ideal self-catering experience. You may be reluctant to leave the house thanks to the stylish beach décor, fully-fitted kitchen, modern bathrooms and comfortable bedrooms. The large deck with pool and gas braai, overlooking the vast Indian ocean, is the perfect place for a sundowner or two or marvel as the whales breach in the bay and the dolphins play in the waves.. Located in Umzumbe, regarded as the best kept secret of the South Coast, you will find that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to attractions and activities. Our close proximity to KwaZulu Natal's top attractions, mean that whether you a nature enthusiast, adventure junky or just someone who wants to get away from it all, Umzumbe is the place to be. Points worth noting: • The rates include a cleaning service and DSTV (family channels). • The house has a lift which makes it wheelchair accessible. • The house has direct beach access, with the blue flag beach within easy walking distance. • Amanzi offers a shuttle for airport transfers, excursions or a buddy driver after a night out. • Internet access is available. • NOTE: All rates quoted are for the ENTIRE 5 bedroom beach house, and Sleeps 12 persons (10 adults and 2 children). Any additional occupants must be cleared at booking or will be charged per additional person as per our Terms & Conditions. For your peace of mind, the property is secured with a palisade fence, fully burglar barred and has an alarm system linked up to the local security company along with CCTV. Beds and Baths • Downstairs Bedroom 1 - king bed and en-suite with shower & private patio • Downstairs Bedroom 2 - double bed • Downstairs Bathroom - shower, sink & toilet • Upstairs Bedroom 3 – bunk and two singles • Upstairs Bedroom 4 – king (twin) bed • Upstairs Bedroom 5 - double • Upstairs Bathroom – bath with shower, sink & toilet Living Areas • Entrance • Modern, fully equipped open plan kitchen, including all appliances, cutlery, crockery etc • Large dining room • Large lounge with large screen TV & DSTV (included) • Lift is available for disabled guests Outdoor Areas • Large deck area overlooking the beach with splash pool, braai (barbeque) and garden furniture • Private secure garden • Direct beach access, (a short walk through our garden and across the railway line) • Garage (2 secure off street parking and 1x locked garage parking available)
  • Self Catering Cottages

    Durban: Cottage
    2 BDR • 1 BA • Sleeps 6 • #247311
    850 to 1,200 ZAR/night  
    MINIMUM STAY 2 NIGHTS Our Bluff self-catering cottages which are family orientated is nestled in a quiet cul de sac overlooking the Durban Harbour. These cottages have 2 bedrooms each. These comfortable self-catering Cottages cater for the medium budget travelers as well as contractors that travel to Durban for work, and has secure on-site parking- Our units offer easy access to a wide selection of recreational and shopping options We are 5 minutes by car to Brighton and Ansteys beach and 15 minutes by car to uShaka Marine world, Durban central beaches and Moses Mobhida soccer stadium & Sharks Ruby stadium & Victoria Street Market, and Phosi Museum, as an easy 45 minute drive from King Shaka international Airport. If there are children travelling with you, they need to be mentioned in your request so I can quote correctly. We are also 500m from the closest bus stop to go into Durban Central for those who do not have a car. There is a minimum of 2 nights stay We charge R850.00 per night throughout the year We also charge an admin fee of R250,00 once off and a cleaning fee of R150.00 December R1200,00 per night

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