Forget Miami Beach this spring. You will find plenty of sun-drenched beaches and fabulous resorts in Durban. South Africa is well-known for safaris and gold, but thousands of international visitors are wowed every year by South Africa’s best kept secret – the city of Durban! The weather is mild in winter and hot in summer and also the city boasts many world famous attractions, making it an ideal destination for sun seekers and culture vultures alike. All great hotels in Durban are fully air-conditioned and offer everything the discerning traveler looks for in a hotel – comfortable rooms, excellent cuisine, satellite TV, and plenty more.
Most hotels in Durban are right on the beach front! A visit to Ushaka Marine Globe is really a must. This marine wonderland boasts one of the biggest aquariums in the globe, and incorporates a unique shipwreck theme, a one thousand two hundred-seater dolphinarium, along with a water globe of pools and slides, providing the thrill seeker the ultimate in gravity-defying rides! Getting there’s simple – it is a short shuttle bus or taxi ride from most resorts in Durban.
The Gateway Theater of Shopping ranks amongst the greatest shopping malls in the globe, and offers visitors the opportunity to “shop till you drop,” watch a movie, enjoy a vast array of culinary delights, or indulge in indoor rock climbing, wave surfing and an adventure 4×4 track. Gateway is not too far from the beachfront resorts in Durban and a just a short journey from the North Coast resorts. Fancy watching Zulu dancing in an authentic Zulu Tribal Village?, or visiting the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, which hosts The Big Five? Go Ahead! Tour operators collect daily from all the great hotels in Durban.
In addition, the concierge at numerous resorts in Durban will be able to organize scuba diving and deep sea fishing excursions and dolphin sighting trips for you. Durban has a bustling night life! Whether it is dining on a cruise ship in Durban ‘s massive harbor, visiting a casino and entertainment complex, relaxing inside a stylish pub, enjoying a fine dining experience, or just chilling at one of the hotels in Durban, you will never be bored in this cosmopolitan city!