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Celebrate Long Summers on the Dolphin Coast

Celebrate Long Summers on the Dolphin Coast

One thing we love about our wild and beautiful Kwa-Kulu Natal coast is that our summer lasts longer than most! As we head into Autumn here in on the coast of South Africa, we're still still blessed with stunning sunny days and warm evenings.  Easter will soon be here,...

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Where it all began: Our very first Beach House at Umhlanga Rocks

Where it all began: Our very first Beach House at Umhlanga Rocks

“Imagine your husband popping to the shop for ‘bread and milk’ and returning home with keys to a gorgeous sun-filled beach house!” Janine Massey’s ocean-loving, kite-surfing husband, Darryl, arrived home from work one summer’s evening with what turned out to be a...

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Who are the Red Frogs?

Who are the Red Frogs?

You may have seen them at a recent festival or last year on Matric rage but for those who don’t know the Red Frog volunteers are a global initiative and a support program for young people from the ages of 15 – 25. Red Frogs recognize that the culture of young people...

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Wild at heart – 5 things to explore down the South Coast

Wild at heart – 5 things to explore down the South Coast

We are so fortunate to have the KZN South Coast, often referred to as the Wild Coast, on our doorstep. Having said that many don’t realize how incredibly beautiful and wild it still is so I thought we should share with our wonderful clients some of our very favorite...

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Beach weddings, love is in the air…

Beach weddings, love is in the air…

The Beach House is a popular venue for intimate boutique style weddings.  With the magnificent sea views as a back drop to a life bound by love on your special day, the Beach House offers unrivaled privacy and natural outdoor settings sure to take your breath away…....

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The village of Umhlanga Rocks this winter

The village of Umhlanga Rocks this winter

It seems everyone who is anyone is making the move North of the Umgeni River and settling in the famous village of Umhlanga. In one weekend i got to eat at Mo’s Noodles and Harvey’s Restaurant. Both recently migrated from Florida Road Durban to Umhlanga Rocks, and are...

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Cocktails with a view

Cocktails with a view

Our roving Beach House Reporter discovers the best cocktail pool bars in Durban with ocean views on Umhlanga’s beautiful shoreline The Oyster Box (www.oysterbox.com) is a haven of style and luxury for the discerning traveller. And if cocktails are not for you, how...

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This little light of mine

This little light of mine

The Umhlanga Lighthouse Sipping sundowners at the Oyster Box hotel and enjoying a sunset from the magnificent verandah is my favorite indulgent pastime on lazy summer days. If i did not know any better i would think that the majestic lighthouse prominently displayed...

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