Self-catering hotels in Durban are ideal for affordable holidays on the city's buzzing beachfront. The beachfront, referred to as the "Golden Mile" is one of Durban's most popular attractions. The temperate waters of the Indian Ocean, miles of sandy beaches and constantly warm weather create the perfect environment for an exhilarating beach vacation. Accommodation in Durban is easy to come by with companies like Optima Holidays offering a selection of resorts conveniently located on the beachfront.
Optima Holidays' self-catering hotels in Durban
If you're after a pampering, relaxing holiday on North Beach try:
- Durban Spa Resort
- The Don Oceanic Hotel and Spa
- The Palace Hotel and Spa
If you don't need extra bells and whistles, try these South Beach hotels:
- Durban Sands Resort
- Silversands Resort
- Tenbury Resort
General resort information
Each of Optima's resorts has a unique list of amenities, facilities and recreation options. The nature of your holiday (for example a couples' weekend, family vacation or family-and-friends holiday) may streamline your choice of resort, although all six hotels are suitable for any of the above. You may find that a couple of resorts have more facilities suitable for your young kids, for example, or perhaps you and your spouse would like to spend some time relaxing at a hotel with a spa.
Resorts may offer a selection of the following:
- Air conditioning (in your apartment)
- Baby sitting
- Bar/cocktail lounge
- Equipped kitchen
- Exercise facilities
- Games room
- Handicap facilities
- Laundry service
- Swimming pool
- TV with DSTV channels
- Wellness Spa
The Optima Holidays website has more information on the resorts you're interested in, so have a browse for further info.
Things to do in Durban
Your resort is within walking distance of fantastic restaurants and entertainment centres like uShaka Marine World and Suncoast Casino-great places for eating out and entertainment including movies, dolphin shows, seal exhibits, the amazing aquarium and Wet 'n Wild, Durban's famous water amusement park. Just down the road is Moses Mabhida Stadium where you can take a stadium tour, ride the cable car for an aerial view of Durban, swing from the arch or enjoy other exciting activities. Kingsmead Cricket Stadium and Kings Park Rugby Stadium are also in close proximity-a long walk or short drive away.
If you're keen to organise your vacation on the Golden Mile, contact Optima Holidays for affordable self-catering hotels in Durban.