Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal
Shelly Beach is a bustling holiday destination in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal's famous South Coast. Here, holidaymakers will find endless golden beaches and all sorts of entertainment options to keep the whole family busy for days.
There are numerous accommodation options to suit all budgets, from camping and caravanning at stunning parks located right on the beachfront, to self-catering cottages and luxury, fully-inclusive stays at one of the many hotels in the area.
Some of the best beaches in the area include Margate, Ramsgate and the quieter Marina Beach, all of which have acquired Blue Flag status. All these beaches are well equipped, with shower and changing facilities, lifeguards and nearby cafes and restaurants.
Shopping wise, the Shelly Beach Shopping Centre is close to the beach and home to nationwide brands, boutiques and a cinema, as well as many restaurants, pubs and cafes.
Interesting things to do in and around Shelly Beach include shark-cage diving; deep-sea fishing; go karting; and visiting the Pure Venom Reptile Park, which is the biggest reptile farm in Africa. Just a short drive along the coast towards Port Edward is the Wild Coast Sun Resort and Casino.
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