Charming Umzumbe Beach

Umzumbe is a lovely small beach town, situated along the KZN South Coast, between Hibberdene and Port Shepstone. Umzumbe Beach is a popular attraction for travellers and locals that are seeking some quiet beach days. Umzumbe Beach is one of the secret gems along the South Coast!

Umzumbe Beach has lush, indigenous dense coastal vegetation, making this beach appealing to nature lovers and adventurous travellers! The beach is known for being one of the cleanest and safest beaches in the area, with Blue Flag status, and lifeguards on duty all year round.

Travellers can enjoy swimming in the ocean or the tidal pools, the tidal pools are perfect for children too and those who do not want to brave the waves just yet. Snorkelling is a popular activity in the tidal pools and bodyboarding and surfing is a great activity for those seeking some ocean fun and adventure! Many surfers enjoy visiting the beach for its quiet appeal and sizable waves.

For beginner surfers, learn to surf at the Umzumbe Surf School and Surf Camp! Travellers are bound to make new friends and learn amazing tips and tricks from some of the greatest surf instructors along the South Coast. Surfing is an extremely exciting activity to learn, even if this is a traveller’s first and last surfing experience, it is sure to create some fun memories!

For avid anglers, there are many rocky outcrops to choose from and get the best spot for a day of fishing! Umzumbe Beach is popular with fishermen because of the tranquil environment, the best choice for a patient and quiet day of fishing. Umzumbe itself is known for its spearfishing, at the Umzumbe Point, there are shallow reefs nearby that are ideal for catching crayfish!

When the stomach grumbles start, travellers do not have to venture too far to find delicious food! There are restaurants along the Umzumbe coastline that have stunning beach and sea views and are ready to satisfy tastebuds! Be prepared to taste some of the best seafood around, fresh from the sea! There are also scrumptious non-seafood options and many of the restaurants are affordable and cater to many tastes. Be sure to ask locals for some advice on where the best food spots are, travellers will not be disappointed!

For travellers seeking nearby accommodation, there are stunning beach houses available along the Umzumbe coastline with magnificent sea views with easy access to the beach. Nothing says beach vacation more than a lovely beach house! There are a variety of options to cater to every traveller’s needs and budget.

Umzumbe and its charming Umzumbe Beach are at the top of the list for travellers seeking a relaxing and worry-free vacation! There are beach activities to keep the whole family busy and comfortable accommodation options for when it’s time to rest tired heads. Umzumbe is waiting to accommodate you on your next epic beach holiday. Do not forget your snorkel gear, surfboards and high spirits!

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