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583 Travelers rated Durban highly for Relaxing and Beaches

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Top Rated Hotels for your Durban Vacation

Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward
Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward
4.0 out of 5.0 149 O.R. Tambo Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
4.5/5 (4 reviews)

everything was wonderful and the view of the sea, boardwalk, swimming pools and ALL right from our balcony was....was breathtaking!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2014
Located in Durban Beachfront, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Durban Funworld, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, and ...
Hilton Durban
Hilton Durban
5.0 out of 5.0 12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (9 reviews)

It is a nice facility with a lot of staff. The rooms were spacious and clean. The Big Easy restaurant was a nice place to go to do a bit of work. The basic wifi could have been a lot better connected and faster—not really good on the patio. UBER arrives quickly as there is not yet much else around ...

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019
Located in Durban Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Durban International Convention Centre and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. ...
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
4.0 out of 5.0 63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (2 reviews)

The staff is the best asset of this hotel!!!! Rooms are nice, modern.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2016
Located in Durban Beachfront, this beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mini Town, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, and Durban Beach. UShaka Marine World and Moses ...

Things To Do during your Durban Vacation

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Durban Travel Guide

Where is Durban?

Your annual leave's been approved, work pals have suggested Durban and you just need a little reminder of where it actually sits on the map? Sit back and let us guide you there.

It's situated 330 miles southeast of the national capital, Pretoria, and 30 miles northeast of Umkomaas.

With loads of things to do in this corner of Kwazulu-Natal, it's easy to understand why 3,100,000 locals have made it their home.

Places to Visit in Durban

A notable attraction in this locale is uShaka Marine World. Be sure to set aside a couple of hours to check it out.

Regulars at Windsor Park Golf Course love the challenges here, and you will too. Need some more options? Are you looking for an outing when it's raining outside? Take a trip to Old Courthouse Museum and spend time indoors exploring the interesting displays. But there's more! Durban Botanical Gardens is a great place to stop by if you have a keen interest in gardens and are searching for a relaxing day in the fresh air.

Car Rentals in Durban

Want to explore the region on your own terms? Be the master of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Durban with a little help from Orbitz.

Don't waste time figuring out the best way into town. Collect a car from the King Shaka International Airport area and you'll be on easy street. Budget and Avis both have offices in the immediate vicinity.

You might like to rent a vehicle from Budget at Ulundi Place, Royal Hotel Parkade. They're right in the heart of the city. Why don't you also try Avis? They can be found nearby at Royal Hotel Parkade.

Where to stay in Durban – Hotel Accommodation

The sooner you decide on your lodgings, the sooner you can start to plan your activities. With no less than 57 hotels in Durban, Orbitz has all the information you need to book today.

There's nothing like a lavish vacation. The aha Auberge Hollandaise Guest House (106 Kenneth Kaunda Drive (Northway)) and the African Pride Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel (11 Sir Arthur Road) are some outstanding upmarket choices! Or, if you're visiting on a tight budget, have a look at the Cozy Nest Guest House - Durban North, Natal and the Parade Hotel.

Nearest Airports to Durban

King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is the closest terminal to Durban. After you've passed through security, you'll be 18 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Durban

If you have explored the best of Durban with time to spare, don't worry! Just 16 miles away is Hillcrest, and there's so much here that you certainly won't be bored. Phezulu Safari Park should be a priority. Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park and Shongweni Farmers Market are worthwhile attractions too. If this isn't what you're after, try Umkomaas. Just 30 miles away, this destination is home to more noteworthy attractions such as Umkomaas Beach, Aliwal Shoal Beach and Crocworld Conservation Centre. Spend a day or two here to get to all of them!

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