The Hope Shop

The Hope Shop

The Hope Shop has been in the heart of Umkomaas for 21 years. Very popular with locals and tourists, this gem of a shop, with its delightful, magical mixture of local handcrafted gifts, clothing, jewellery and imported goods, is a MUST…

Art on the South Coast

Art on the South Coast

Many artists make their home in the sunny KZN South Coast with its inspiring sea views, spectacular gorges and lush hinterland. A favorite artist’s haven is the picturesque seaside village of Ramsgate, which serves as the creative hub of the…

Helene’s Art Studio

Helene’s Art Studio

Helene’s Art Studio in Trafalgar is home to international artist, Helene Bruce-Webster. Helene paints in all mediums, works and exhibits from her garden art studio and gallery. She hosts weekly art classes, motivational group sessions and corporate team building. Helene…

Blue Flag Beaches: Umzumbe Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Umzumbe Beach

Umzumbe, which is near Port Shepstone, gives its name to one of the 4 local municipalities of the KZN South Coast, as well as its Blue Flag beach. Umzumbe Beach, sometimes called Pumula Beach, is a Blue Flag Beach that…

Blue Flag Beaches: Lucien Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Lucien Beach

Lucien Beach in Margate is a Blue Flag Beach with a ski boat launch site and tidal pool nearby, showers and a shop/restaurant. Activities to try out including diving, surfing, kiteboarding, kayaking and boardsailing. Nearby check out Protea Banks Marine…

Blue Flag Beaches: Hibberdene Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Hibberdene Beach

Hibberdene beach is a family-friendly Blue Flag Beach, with the popular Jolly Roger and its supertubes, trampoline, putt-putt and restaurant right at the beach. Other activities at the beach include fishing, picnicking, snorkelling and diving. Easy access and ski boat…

Blue Flag Beaches: Trafalgar Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Trafalgar Beach

Trafalgar Beach, a Blue Flag beach, has a tidal pool and it’s ideal for picnics, sunbathing, fishing, kite flying and swimming. Nearby you can check out Trafalgar Marine Protected Area; Selsdon Park Estate Beach Horse Rides; Nakai Homestay; Mpenjati Nature…

Blue Flag Beaches: Southport Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Southport Beach

Southport Beach is a Blue Flag Beach that is easy to get to and features a shop/restaurant, showers and a tidal pool. Ideal for sundowners, picnics and swimming and why not visit Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve; Lake Eland Game Reserve;…

Blue Flag Beaches: Ramsgate Beach

Blue Flag Beaches: Ramsgate Beach

A Blue Flag Beach, Ramsgate Beach offers easy access for ski boat launching, fishing, swimming, paddle boating, picnicking and features the Ramsgate Whale Deck for dolphin and whale viewing. Watch out for seasonal beach events and find great restaurants to…