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Pawfect Holiday Destinations

It’s holiday time and many families are looking to em-bark (see what we did there!) on the ideal holiday destination – one that welcomes the whole family!

For those who choose to #GoSouth for a break or even a work-cation, there’s no need to worry about pet-sitters, as KZN’s South Coast has plenty of pet-friendly venues happy to accommodate your four-legged family members as well.

Ironwood Lodge (Pennington)

With bed and breakfast or self-catering options, the relaxed atmosphere at Ironwood is created through warm hospitality, spacious and well-equipped accommodation, and the tranquil indigenous garden. All nine units are sea-facing with easy beach access and a pool on-site.

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The Beach House (Southport)

This self-catering Beach House sleeps a maximum of eight adults in four tastefully decorated bedrooms, all with magnificent sea views. For those who love a round on the fairway, it’s located just 4kms from the Port Shepstone Country Club and Golf Course.

Riverbend Chalets (Umtentweni)

There are three delightful and spacious self-catering wooden houses as well as the option of a two-bedroom cottage.

Happy Holiday Homes (Shelly Beach)

Kinsey Drive 7 is a 12-sleeper self-catering holiday home in Oslo Beach consisting of the house, a cottage, garden and pool. It’s located just 4kms from Shelly Beach (for those who love to shop!).

Shelly Caravan Park (Shelly Beach)

A peaceful campsite in the countryside, just five minutes away from the sea. There are 36 campsites on a flat, grassed area, all with braai facilities and plug points. There are clean ablution facilities with 10 showers and two baths.

Dumela Holiday Flats (Margate)

This is one of the best family self-catering resorts in the area with great facilities including a beautiful area overlooking the beach, a family-friendly swimming pool, thatched pub and braais.

Coral Tree Colony B&B (Southbroom)

For those who love the comforts of large and luxurious living, there are six luxury en-suite bedrooms with private verandas overlooking the pool and stunning views of Southbroom’s legendary golf course and distant ocean breakers.

Lalanathi Caravan & Camping Park (Melville)

There are 45, well-spaced sites with level grass and shade offering individual privacy. They’re all electrified with water close by in a fully-fenced, secure area, and there are clean ablution and scullery facilities with plenty of hot water.

The Merry Crab Beach Lodge (Munster and Glenmore)

The Merry Crab is the ideal bed and breakfast getaway for couples, families or groups, accommodating up to 28 comfortably (or up to 40 if children are included!).

Ashton Manor Guest House (Port Edward)

With bed and breakfast or self-catering options, this lovely face brick home consists of the main house which has five bedrooms and an en-suite which leads onto the balcony. There’s a large swimming pool in a lovely garden and a built-in braai.

Oasis Caravan Park & Chalets (Uvongo)

This self-catering holiday resort is located within 600m of a gorgeous beach famous for its 23m high waterfall and gorgeous lagoon. There are excellent leisure facilities and the venue is situated under shady trees, secluded from public view.

Details: For more about these and other accommodation options on the KZN South Coast, download the free ‘Explore KZN South Coast’ app from Google Play and Apple stores, or visit visitkznsouthcoast.co.za. Alternatively, visit the ‘South Coast Tourism’ Facebook page, or follow @infosouthcoast on Twitter.


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