The shipping port city of Durban has fair weather, white sun-bleached beaches and vast ocean facing hotels which make it a mecca for beachgoers. An overwhelming majority of hotels are on the beach, and the hotels vary from 3 to 4-star hotels. Durban is a great destination for families as there are a lot of activities to keep children busy.
The Meeting and Convention Center is one of the most technically advanced conference facilities worldwide. Versatility and flexibility are critical factors in the design of this state-of-the-art convention centre which hosts premier international exhibitions and conferences.
Large meetings are held in the city 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 town is excellent.
Being home to 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. The city centre is a short distance from the city's King Shaka International Airport in La Mercy, near Umhlanga.
Hotels with Spas
The Oyster Box, Umhlanga features a world-class health and beauty spa which is in a lush tropical garden and ready to pamper guests. Providing an extensive range of treatments, fitness club, swimming pools, the resort defines personal care and luxury.
At the exclusive Fairmont Zimbali Resort in Ballito near the city, guests may indulge in a full day of indulgence at the health centre. The spa includes treatment & steam rooms as well as other world-class facilities. This modern resort in the city offers a full spectrum of health and beauty services provided by professional therapists.
City Center Hotel
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 Convention Center, 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 beach as well as the shops and business in the city centre.
Durban Beachfront Hotel
North Beach which is often called South Africa’s Miami Beach. Travellers wishing to stay on the beach with magnificent ocean views and yet enjoying the close distances to the city centre find many different accommodation options in North Beach. Exciting water sports such as body boarding, surfing, sailing as well as scuba diving are favourite 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 travellers.
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 Zimbali. Both of this elegant spa, golf, and beach resorts near Ballito, on KwaZulu-Natal spectacular North Coast.