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2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks, 4319


The Ocean Terrace

031 514 5000

The beautiful Ocean Terrace restaurant, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, serves a Bistro-style menu and is perfect for casual, al fresco and family dining. With something to suit every palate favourite dishes include freshly baked pizzas from the wood-fire pizza oven, sustainably sourced seafood and a host of perennial favourites such as fish and chips. The Ocean Terrace also serves a delicious English Breakfast daily, as well as an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner.


Also on offer in the Ocean Terrace, the incredible Curry Buffet, including authentic Tandoori Chicken, continues to attract fans from far and wide. Using delicate hand-blended combinations of spices and fresh herbs, the extensive selection of Curries includes, meat, fish and vegetarian option - making each curry a masterpiece!


The Ocean Terrace is also the perfect backdrop for a relaxed sundowner overlooking the rim flow pool and sea.






D119, Jagersrust, Northern Drakensberg



036 438 8500

With Southern Africa’s highest mountain range as a backdrop, this award-winning four-star, self-catering mountain village is one of the country’s premier getaway destinations.


Ideally situated midway between Durban and Johannesburg, aha Alpine Heath Resort gives families and nature-lovers the opportunity to explore their surroundings with luxury Drakensberg accommodation as a home base. Yes, all 100 Deluxe Chalets are superbly equipped and offer breathtaking views of the Drakensberg mountains.


Whether it’s for a day, a weekend or even longer, booking your stay at Alpine Heath promises an unforgettable time away! If you’re looking to host an event, you’ll be pleased to know the fully equipped conference venues and various room packages ensure absolute confidence and comfort.


If you don’t feel like cooking, head over to Gruyéres Restaurant or Pizza Inferno Pizzeria – their menus are known for delicious meals that cater to all tastes. And in case you need groceries or trinkets to take home, pay the unique Village Market a visit!





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.


Decorex Durban

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11 AM – 8 PM

Africa`s largest decor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio

"Decorex SA is taking ownership of its role as a leader in decor this 2019 through our inspired theme, `Designing for Africa - feels like home`," explained Sian Cullingworth, Portfolio Director at Reed Exhibitions. `All three shows will reflect the unique African essence of the individual province, with these varied styles all grounded by one undeniable fact - this is home.


Visitors to Decorex Durban will be the first to experience this soul-replenishing theme through the numerous features and trends all curated by the region`s best designers.`


True to the Decorex brand, the 2019 exhibition programme boasts a number of inspired new installations which will speak to the upcoming trends.


Visitors can also look forward to the latest design, build and lifestyle products from innovative trade leaders, working alongside Durban`s most dynamic artists. In addition, stylised restaurants and bars will be located throughout the exhibition space


Durban Exhibition Centre

11 Walnut Road, 4001 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal


Product Exhibition


Africa´s most dynamic portfolio of décor, design & lifestyle exhibitions, Decorex SA continues to shape & support the industry.






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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