Umhlanga at a glance
Umhlanga Rocks is the leisure capital of Ethekwini's beautiful coastline. Vibrant, diverse and cosmopolitan this stylish village of Umhlanga Rocks is famous for its position, views, attitude and progress.
Umhlanga is well situated on the KwaZulu Natal North Coast. It is just north of Virginia Airport, and, by car, 30 minutes from Durban Airport, 2 hours North to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, 2 hours South to the Transkei and South Coast resorts and two hours West to the Drakensberg Mountain and berg resorts.
The profile of Umhlanga Beachfront is fantastic and growing fast, and includes blocks such as Seashore, North Shore, Oyster Keyes, Oyster Rock, Oyster Schelles, Oyster Pearl and the new exciting mixed use Lighthouse Mall and Lighthouse Mall Apartments.
The Hawaan Forest wraps around the Umhlanga Lagoon and the Ohlanga River. The fisherman's paradise of Peace Cottage nestles in the seaside fringe of this unique dry forest. The Hawaan Forest has its own peculiar ecosystem. A stretch of land along the Ohlanga River, where one can still hear the call of the fish eagle is being developed into a sensitive, well designed ecodevelopment of homes with sea and forest views - definitely a world first.
Umhlanga and La Lucia together with their suburbs of Umgeni Park, Glenashley, Somerset Park, Sunningdale and Prestondale have a unique ambience. The new addition of the City Centre on the Ridge with its large airy Gateway Shopping Centre and Umhlanga Hospital make this a very desirable place to choose to live.
Durban, long famous for its golden beaches and surfing competitions has a new waterfront development, Ushaka, new home to the Durban Aquarium and water park. Umdloti and La Mercy on either shore of the Umdloti Lagoon are 2 further beach resorts with rock pools, fishing, sailing and surfing. Not to worry, Kwa Zulu Natal Sharks Board keeps swimmers safe from the great whites.
The North Durban Territory is bounded in the South by the Umgeni River, which at the Blue Lagoon is the finish line for the annual Duzi Canoe Marathon. From the river driving North are the comfortable suburbs of Glenashley and La Lucia with their family homes and walled complexes. The excellent schools of Crawford College, Northlands Girls, Northland Boys and Danville Girls amongst others are full of happy learners.
The North Durban area presents a tremendous lifestyle and montage of activities.
Seeff Propertiess is well situated to service this lucrative real estate area.