Due to its mild and temperate weather, all year round and its beautiful surrounding areas including the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast and the North Coast have become a holiday destination for travelers from close and far during all months of the year.
The well-known Durban International Convention Center ( ICC) is one of the most technically advanced conference facilities worldwide. Versatility and flexibility are key factors in the design of this state-of-the-art convention center which hosts premier international exhibitions and conferences. As large meetings in the city are due to the fact of this region of South Africa being a subtropical holiday paradise, the demand for leisure as well as business accommodation in the city is great.
The Oyster Box features an award-winning health and beauty spa which is tucked away amongst the lush indigenous gardens ready to pamper guests. Providing an extensive range of treatments along with a well-equipped fitness club, two swimming pools, exquisite spa dining and ample of space for relaxation on the terraces, the Oyster Box Spa defines personal care and luxury.
At the exclusive Fairmont Zimbali Resort in Ballito near the city, guests may indulge in a full day of pampering at the signature Willow Stream Health and Fitness Center. The Willow Stream Spa includes nine elegant treatment rooms, steam rooms as well as other world-class facilities This modern spa in the city offers a full spectrum of health and beauty services provided by professional therapists.
City Center Accommodation
Being home to a one of the largest ports in Africa, the bustling city is the hub of KwaZulu-Natal's business and industry. The Central Business District is within proximity to the Convention Center (ICC). The city center is a short distance from the city's King Shaka International Airport in La Mercy, near Umhlanga.
The five-star Hilton Durban offers both corporate as well as leisure guests luxurious accommodation in a central location while providing many facilities, services, and amenities. This internationally acclaimed Hilton is situated right next to the International Convention Center (ICC), making it an ideal accommodation option for guests attending a conference, exhibition or meeting.
The City Lodge Durban, which offers reasonably priced accommodation on the corner of Silvester Ntuli and K.E. Masinga drive, provides easy access for guests to the famous beachfront as well as the shops and business in the city center.
Durban North Beach which is often called South Africa’s Miami Beach. Travelers wishing to stay on the beach with magnificent ocean views and yet enjoying the close distances to the city center find many different accommodation options in North Beach. Exciting water sports such as body boarding, surfing, sailing as well as scuba diving are favorite leisure activities enjoyed here.
The SunCoast Casino and Entertainment Complex is home to the five-star Suncoast Hotel & Towers is located directly on Battery Beach Road. With its casino, bars, restaurants, swimming pool, health and beauty spa and many other entertainment options, the Suncoast Towers is a preferred choice for local and international travelers.
The Garden Court Marine Parade, the Southern Sun Elangeni as well as the Southern Sun North Beach feature facilities and services at this magnificent beachfront location.
The city is home to two of Fairmont luxurious beach resorts, namely the five star Fairmont Zimbali Resort and the Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. Both of this elegant spa, golf, and beach resorts near Ballito, on KwaZulu-Natal's spectacular North Coast.