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Protea Hotel Karridene Beach by Marriott

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The three-star Protea Hotel Karridene Beach is situated approximately 26 minutes south of the city centre just past the town of Amanzimtoti. This modern Durban South Coast hotel resort provides comfortable accommodation and delicious food in a lush tropical setting.

On a lagoon at the Illovo, the hotel offers nearby facilities include golf, squash and swimming. A wheelchair-friendly boardwalk is available at the hotel, which leads onto the beach. The hotel provides the latest in conferencing equipment and can accommodate up to 151 conference delegates. This hotel is ideal for families wanting to be close to the beach in Durban. The accommodation at the hotel is comfortable, elegant and spacious, and provides the following configurations:

  • 56 rooms with two double beds
  • 22 rooms with one king-size bed
  • 2 Junior suites with separate bedrooms
  • 1 Presidential Suite


The Oakwoods Restaurant at the hotel in a glass structure overlooking the Umzimbazi lagoon and the lush Natal vegetation, which surrounds it. The unique decor includes stylish granite tables covered in the most beautiful table linen, while designer cane chairs complete the setting, forming the perfect place for hearty buffet breakfasts, a la carte lunches and delicious buffet dinners. There is a well-appointed bar, with outside terrace overlooks the swimming pool.

Sporting Facilities

The Hotel features a swimming pool as well as a smaller pool for children, a sports centre, two squash courts, Mini-Golf, pool tables, table tennis, a video arcade, saunas, play park, safe swimming at the beach and volleyball. Outside food and beverage facility is available, as well as pool kiosk-serving chocolate, ice creams and cold drinks.

Attractions nearby hotel

  • Beaches in Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Crocodile farms
  • Game Parks
  • Golf courses
  • Aliwal Shoal offers some of the worlds' best shark diving and also boasts some of the best game fish species in the Indian Ocean. Even if you are not into diving, the facility does offer non-diving trips.
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Surf fishing
  • The Pavillion shopping centre

Directions from Durban

  • Travel South on the N2
  • Take exit 133 (Kingsburg)
  • Turn left at stop street and proceed to traffic lights
  • Turn right, following the R102 in the Umkomaas direction
  • At the next traffic lights, turn right onto the R102 (Old South Coast Road) and travel for 3,5 km
  • The hotel turn-off is on the left-hand side

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