Beachfront Apartments Guidebook

Wanderguide by

Melanie Kriel

Beachfront Apartments Guidebook

Be in the know as to the best spots in and around Ballito. A vibrant holiday destination with family friendly beaches. Here you will be spoilt for choice. Visit any time of the year to enjoy a true holiday experience.

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Kiddies and Pet friendly

Good food and space go well together especially if you have children and fur kids with you

Image - Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
Place
Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
Melanie:Lovely indoor area for children. No pets
Image - The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Place
The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Melanie:Set in a indigenous coastal forest, in the middle of Ballito. Lovely kiddies play area. Pet friendly
Image - Sage Cafe & Deli
Place
Sage Cafe & Deli
Melanie:Awesome kiddies area. Pet friendly
Image - Siggi's German Restaurant
Place
Siggi's German Restaurant
Melanie:Lovely outdoor area for children. Pet friendly
Image - Fig Tree Restaurant
Place
Fig Tree Restaurant
Melanie: Awesome play area for children. Good place to go if it’s windy on the beach. No pets allowed
Image - Grumpy's Beach Bar
Place
Grumpy's Beach Bar
Melanie:This beach bar is both kiddie and pet friendly
Image - Salt Rock Hotel
Place
Salt Rock Hotel
Melanie:Lovely large garden area for kiddies and fur kids to run around. Best bunny chow along the beach front
Image - Burnedale Farm
Place
Burnedale Farm
Melanie: Family friendly location for kiddies and fur kids
Image - La Piazza
Place
La Piazza
Melanie:A popular choice for both locals and visitors. With a large fenced outdoor play area that includes a jungle gym, chess set, rocking horses, and plenty of grassed area. Also pet friendly.
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Eating Out

Image - The Market
Place
The Market
Melanie:Spoilt for choice here
Image - 2 on Main
Place
2 on Main
Melanie:Lovely relaxed venue
Image - Gianni's Ristorante
Place
Gianni's Ristorante
Melanie:Stunning beach front restaurant. Best views by far!
Image - Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
Place
Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
Melanie:Peri peri prawns are delicious
Image - Lupa Osteria Ballito
Place
Lupa Osteria Ballito
Melanie:Stunning beach front restaurant. Best views by far!
Image - Beira Alta
Place
Beira Alta
Image - Mozambik Ballito
Place
Mozambik Ballito
Melanie:Peri peri prawns are delicious
Image - NIKOS Ballito
Place
NIKOS Ballito
Image - Zaras Cafe
Place
Zaras Cafe
Image - Bel Punto
Place
Bel Punto
Image - Ray's Kitchen
Place
Ray's Kitchen
Image - Alchemy
Place
Alchemy
Image - Wozza Meat Co.
Place
Wozza Meat Co.
Melanie:Butchery
Image - Toast
Place
Toast
Image - Leaf Cafe
Place
Leaf Cafe
Image - Pangeli Poké Bar
Place
Pangeli Poké Bar
Melanie:Highly recommended
Image - The Shed Salt Rock
Place
The Shed Salt Rock
Melanie:For delicious food and live entertainment
Image - MammaG’s
Place
MammaG’s

Coffee shops, Cafes and Other

Cafeteria

Image - Salt Café
Place
Salt Café
Melanie:Best local pizzas, walking distance from both apartments
Image - Grand Exotic
Place
Grand Exotic
Melanie:A special place to visit.
Image - The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Place
The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Melanie:Lovely place to take the family
Image - Concha
Place
Concha
Image - Kuta-Kola
Place
Kuta-Kola

Things to do with the family

Especially if it’s a windy or rainy day

Image - Nu Metro Ballito Junction
Place
Nu Metro Ballito Junction
Melanie:Movies
Image - Sugar Rush Park
Place
Sugar Rush Park
Melanie:Great place to take the kids on those rainy days
Image - The Litchi Orchard
Place
The Litchi Orchard
Melanie:Open air markets, music evenings, restaurants and shops
Image - Monkeyland KZN
Place
Monkeyland KZN
Melanie:Family outing! Well worth visiting even if it’s drizzling. The canopy protects you from the rain. Such an enjoyable experience.
Image - Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
Place
Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
Melanie:Umhlali Golf Club includes golf, squash courts, tennis and bowls and has a lovely restaurant
Image - Ballito Microlights
Place
Ballito Microlights
Melanie:Awesome way to see our coastline
Image - Rain Farm Game Lodge
Place
Rain Farm Game Lodge
Melanie:Fantastic Game Farm on the coast!
Image - Simbithi Country Club
Place
Simbithi Country Club
Melanie:Golf anyone?
Image - Clubventure
Place
Clubventure
Melanie:Zipline tour
Image - Flag Animal Farm
Place
Flag Animal Farm
Melanie:Animal petting farm
Image - Holla Trails
Place
Holla Trails
Melanie:Needing somewhere to exercise?
Image - The Jump Park
Place
The Jump Park
Image - Ace Karting
Place
Ace Karting
Image - Dirty Harry
Place
Dirty Harry
Image - Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
Place
Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
Melanie:See the Big 5
Image - uShaka Marine World
Place
uShaka Marine World
Melanie:Fantastic outing for the whole family
Image - Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
Place
Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
Melanie:Take your family to learn to skate or just have fun on the rink at Durban’s International Ice Area.

Top 5 beach on the Dolphin Coast

A must visit

Image - Thompsons Beach
Place
Thompsons Beach
Melanie:The closest beach to our Martinique apartment. Ideal family beach with life guards on duty
Image - Willard's Beach
Place
Willard's Beach
Melanie:Willard’s beach is the main swimming beach of Ballito and also the beach that hosts the annual Ballito Pro competition.
Image - Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
Place
Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
Melanie:Best beach for the younger children. Awesome tidal pool to explore
Image - Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
Place
Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
Melanie:A family beach in front of our Skiathos apartment. Take your snorkel gear and check out amazing corals and sea life in the Tidal Pool.
Image - Sheffield Beach
Place
Sheffield Beach
Melanie:A great fishing and diving spot

Shopping Centres

Image - Ballito Lifestyle Centre
Place
Ballito Lifestyle Centre
Melanie:For grocery shopping, bottle store, pharmacy to clothes shopping, this mini Mall has allot to offer
Image - Ballito Junction Regional Mall
Place
Ballito Junction Regional Mall
Melanie:A large Mall that has it all
Image - Tiffany's Shopping Centre
Place
Tiffany's Shopping Centre
Melanie:A quieter Centre that has many options

Medical

Hospital, Doctors and Dentist

Image - Dr G Bradshaw
Place
Dr G Bradshaw
Melanie:Dentist within walking distance of both apartments

Accommodation

Beachfront Apartments in Shakas Rock

Image - Skiathos
Place
Skiathos
Melanie:Skiathos 14. Beachfront Apartment with two bedrooms, two bathrooms. Sleeps 6
Image - 1 Rock Ln
Place
1 Rock Ln
Melanie:Martinique 32, three bedroom two bathroom ground floor apartment. Sleeps 6

Airport and transportation

Image - King Shaka International Airport
Place
King Shaka International Airport
Melanie:International airport
Image - Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
Place
Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
Melanie:Taxi service

Services

Wanderguide map

  1. Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
  2. The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
  3. Sage Cafe & Deli
  4. Siggi's German Restaurant
  5. Fig Tree Restaurant
  6. Grumpy's Beach Bar
  7. Salt Rock Hotel
  8. Burnedale Farm
  9. La Piazza
  10. The Market
  11. 2 on Main
  12. Gianni's Ristorante
  13. Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
  14. Lupa Osteria Ballito
  15. Beira Alta
  16. Mozambik Ballito
  17. Hops Restaurant & Bar Ballito
  18. Jack Salmon Salt Rock
  19. NIKOS Ballito
  20. Ocean Basket Ballito
  21. 45 on Eat Street
  22. Butcher Block Ballito
  23. Zaras Cafe
  24. Two Shrimps Restaurant
  25. Bel Punto
  26. Ray's Kitchen
  27. Peron Peron Argentinian Grill
  28. Yami Rib & Burger - Salt Rock
  29. Alchemy
  30. Salsa Mexican Grill Ballito
  31. Bird & Co, Ballito
  32. Tree Natural Cafe
  33. Wozza Meat Co.
  34. Spice Restaurant
  35. Toast
  36. Leaf Cafe
  37. The Galley Beach Bar & Grill Seafood Restaurant
  38. Pangeli Poké Bar
  39. The Shed Salt Rock
  40. Vicolo Restaurant & Bar Ballito
  41. MammaG’s
  42. Salt Café
  43. Grand Exotic
  44. The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
  45. Salt Rock Coffee Company
  46. Scoop Ice Cream
  47. Concha
  48. Yoli's Artisan Bakery
  49. Kuta-Kola
  50. Nu Metro Ballito Junction
  51. Sugar Rush Park
  52. The Litchi Orchard
  53. Monkeyland KZN
  54. Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
  55. Ballito Microlights
  56. Rain Farm Game Lodge
  57. Simbithi Country Club
  58. Cane Driving Range
  59. Ballito Brewing Company t/a The Great Railroad Brewing Company
  60. Clubventure
  61. Burnedale Farm
  62. Laser Rush Ballito
  63. Flag Animal Farm
  64. Ballito Ski Park
  65. Holla Trails
  66. The Jump Park
  67. Ace Karting
  68. Litchi Festival
  69. Virgin Active Ballito
  70. Dirty Harry
  71. Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
  72. uShaka Marine World
  73. Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
  74. Ballito Junction Regional Mall
  75. Thompsons Beach
  76. Willard's Beach
  77. Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
  78. Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
  79. Sheffield Beach
  80. Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  81. Ballito Junction Regional Mall
  82. Tiffany's Shopping Centre
  83. Woolworths Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  84. Ballito Tops at Lifestyle Centre
  85. Salt Rock Shopping Centre
  86. Simbiosis the spa at Simbithi
  87. TUWA BEAUTY SPA
  88. Tiffany's Beauty Salon
  89. Secrets Beauty & Day Spa
  90. Laura Channing Spa & Skin
  91. Fraiche
  92. Kate Style Salon
  93. Carlton Hair Ballito
  94. Tallulah Organic Hair Salon
  95. Gerald Wells Hair Professionals Ballito
  96. The Beauty Spot
  97. WOW Studios
  98. Tammy Taylor Nails New Salt Rock City
  99. Salt Rock Doctors
  100. Netcare Alberlito Hospital
  101. Active Care Ballito
  102. Dr G Bradshaw
  103. Ballito Medical Centre
  104. Netcare Umhlanga Hospital
  105. Mediclinic Victoria
  106. Skiathos
  107. 1 Rock Ln
  108. King Shaka International Airport
  109. Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
  110. AVIS Rent a Car - Ballito, Durban
  111. Virginia Airport Hanger No.3
  112. Salt Rock Laundromat
  113. Dolphin Launders

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