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23-24, Protea Mall, 1 Chartwell Dr, Umhlanga


The Chefs' Table

031 001 0200

Since opening in 2016, The Chefs' Table has earned its place as one of the more sophisticated dining experiences in Durban, while remaining contemporary and approachable. Beautifully designed, with luxurious detail The Chefs' Table offers gracious hospitality, located in the heart of the Umhlanga village.


Award winning executive Chef Kayla-Ann Osborn presents a modern, seasonal menu inspired by the best fresh, seasonal ingredients that Kwa-Zulu Natal has to offer. The open plan kitchen is at the heart of the restaurant, allowing diners to watch the chefs at work and feel the connection to the food and the beautifully plated dishes being prepared.


A world class wine cellar, stocked with unique, vintage wines from South Africa, as well as a selection of International wines, specifically French and New Zealand wines, rank among the noteworthy highlights of the restaurants wine programme, headed by manager of the programme, George Dzubinsky.


Each dish is carefully sculptured around exceptional flavours and plated as a work of art on hand crafted ceramic dishes, further reinforcing the artisanal nature of the dining experience.



1 Lighthouse Road uMhlanga Rocks


Beverly Hills Hotel

031 561 2211

The award-winning Beverly Hills Hotel in uMhlanga, which first opened its doors in 1964, has become synonymous with elegance, gracious hospitality and intuitive service.


The Beverly Hills Hotel, which has hosted royalty, celebrities and captains of industry, offers guests a choice of 89 beautifully appointed rooms – each with a private balcony and an uninterrupted view of the ocean.


Our luxury uMhlanga hotel also offers amenities such as complimentary WiFi, a fitness centre, heated pool, a business centre, two restaurants with an al fresco dining option and a convenient retail outlet. Additional benefits include a complimentary valet service upon arrival, access to the hotel’s DVD library, and a range of daily luxurious poolside massage treatments by experienced therapists.


For business and leisure guests alike, the Beverly Hills is sure to evoke an iconic sense of nostalgia, timeless elegance, and romance. Book now to experience the world-class accommodation of the Beverly Hills – one of the finest luxury seaside hotels in South Africa.

Experience this 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award-winning hotel.




63 Compensation Beach RD


Beach Forest Lodge

032 586 1151

Coco De Mer Boutique Hotel

032 946 1034

Situated 400m from Ballito’s beachfront and overlooking the seclusion of the tropical Pigeonwood Forest, Beach Forest Lodge offers a tranquil and relaxing setting for you to enjoy and de-stress. Owner managed, Beach Forest Lodge offers four spacious self catering apartments, all with their own entrances, private patios and braai areas, set in a peaceful tropical garden paradise.


Owner managed, Beach Forest Lodge offers four spacious self catering suites, all with their own entrances, private patios and braai areas, set in a peaceful tropical garden paradise

Coco De Mer Boutique Hotel is situated in the heart of Ballito's bustling hot spots, and within close proximity to all the modern convenient stores, shopping malls, restaurants, points of interest - all within strolling distance to exclusive beaches.


The hotel itself is distinctively Afro-Bali styled, perfectly situated in the midst of a natural eco forest and backdropped by the sultry and warm tropical Indian Ocean, boasting a fusion of creative interior design marrying its natural element surrounds along the friendly Dolphin Coast.

3 Fairway Dr, Salt Rock


11 Ashley Road, Ballito


Fairways Boutique Hotel

032 946 1204

The Vineyard on Ballito

032 586 1151

This recently refurbished (Dec 2017) boutique hotel is located some 47kms North of

Durban, on the KwaZulu-North Coast, this area is known as ‘The Pearl’ of the Dolphin

Coast and is at the heart of this glorious stretch of Coastline.


Salt Rock is flanked by golden beaches and the warm Indian Ocean. It is renowned for its superb and safe beaches. The main swimming beach (across the road from the hotel) is protected by shark nets and lifeguards.

Where understated luxury and elegance create an atmosphere of effortless comfort, style and relaxation. The Vineyard on Ballito, just minutes from the beach, makes these values come to life.


 Perched against the hill, commanding magnificent sea views, this Guest House has brought a new level of sophistication to Ballito.


All Star Comedy Jam

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8 PM – 11 PM

The All Star Comedy Jam features some of South Africa's best comedians for a night of rip roaring comedy. Get ready to fall off your chair with laughter!!




The comedy all stars:


>Donovan Goliath

>Joey Rasdien

>Trevor Gumbi

>Rory Petzer

>Darren Maule

and more.....



Date: Saturday, 26th January 2019

Venue: The Globe at Suncoast

Show starts at 20:00



The Globe-Suncoast Casino

Suncoast coast, 4000 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

All Star Comedy Jam



The All Star Comedy Jam features some of South Africa's best comedians for a night of rip roaring comedy. Get ready to fall off your chair with laughter!!






Spirit of Adventure is an outdoor leadership centre based at Shongweni Dam (between Dbn & Pmb) and was started in 1994 by Andy Telfer. The purpose of Spirit of Adventure is to develop the potential of people

The Shark cage experience presents a greater challenge as you immerse yourself into a world of living sharks. Some sharks circle the cage whilst others glide slowly past.

Bhangazi Horse Safaris operates horseback riding trails and safaris from St Lucia, in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly Greater St Lucia Wetland Park), situated in Zululand, Kwa- Zulu Natal, South Africa.

La Vue features 2 amazing decks, 2 full bars and a dance floor! Begin your journey topside and stroll the outdoor deck under the stars, taking in all the sights of the Durban skyline while sipping on one of our designer cocktails.





“Umhlanga Ocean Charters II” is a 19ft Yeld Cat, fitted with 2 x 80HP Yamaha motors and is equipped with top of the range rods and reels from “The Kingfisher” to ensure your fishing experience is of the utmost quality.

We have had the time to fine tune a system of teaching that works better than most. We concentrate on teaching you the most important thing and that is to “understand” how to fly a kite properly.

All the flights are along the coastline, starting from Tinley Manor and either going North up to as far as the Tugela River Mouth, or South past Salt Rock, Ballito to Zimbali and returning.

On arrival at the Big Rush Stadium Shop, you will first be asked to sign an indemnity waiver form. You will then be fitted with a full body harness, and taken to the practice area, for a demonstration of correct technique.

Contact Information

Phone:  072 355 2537

Email:  info@theweekend.co.za

Address:  Salt Rock, Kwazulu Natal South Africa

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