Beachfront Apartments Guidebook

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Melanie Kriel

Beachfront Apartments Guidebook

Be in the know as to the best spots in and around Ballito. A vibrant holiday destination with family friendly beaches. Here you will be spoilt for choice. Visit any time of the year to enjoy a true holiday experience.

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Eating Out

Image - The Market
Place
The Market
Melanie:Spoilt for choice here
Image - 45 on Eat Street
Place
45 on Eat Street
Melanie:@Lifestyle centre
Image - Pangeli Poké Bar
Place
Pangeli Poké Bar
Melanie:SALT ROCK: Highly recommended
Image - Beira Alta
Place
Beira Alta
Image - Lupa Osteria Ballito
Place
Lupa Osteria Ballito
Melanie: @The Lifestyle Centre
Image - Mozambik Ballito
Place
Mozambik Ballito
Melanie:Peri peri prawns are delicious
Image - Hops Restaurant & Bar Ballito
Place
Hops Restaurant & Bar Ballito
Melanie:Ballito beach front
Image - Jack Salmon Salt Rock
Place
Jack Salmon Salt Rock
Melanie:SALT ROCK Our favorite fish & sushi spot
Image - NIKOS Ballito
Place
NIKOS Ballito
Melanie:Ballito beach front
Image - Ocean Basket Ballito
Place
Ocean Basket Ballito
Melanie:Ballito beach front
Image - Zaras Cafe
Place
Zaras Cafe
Image - Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
Place
Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
Melanie:Peri peri prawns are delicious
Image - The Barrel
Place
The Barrel
Melanie: SHAKAS ROCK: within walking distance of the apartments
Image - Two Shrimps Restaurant
Place
Two Shrimps Restaurant
Melanie:SALT ROCK
Image - Yami Rib & Burger - Salt Rock
Place
Yami Rib & Burger - Salt Rock
Melanie: SALT ROCK
Image - 2 on Main
Place
2 on Main
Melanie: SHAKAKS ROCK: Close by to the apartments
Image - Ray's Kitchen
Place
Ray's Kitchen
Melanie:SALT ROCK: within Dunkirk Estate
Image - Peron Peron Argentinian Grill
Place
Peron Peron Argentinian Grill
Melanie:@The Lifestyle Centre
Image - Alchemy
Place
Alchemy
Melanie:@The Lifestyle Centre
Image - Salsa Mexican Grill Ballito
Place
Salsa Mexican Grill Ballito
Melanie:@The Lifestyle Centre
Image - Bird & Co, Ballito
Place
Bird & Co, Ballito
Melanie: @The Market
Image - Tree Natural Cafe
Place
Tree Natural Cafe
Melanie: @The Market
Image - Wozza Meat Co.
Place
Wozza Meat Co.
Melanie: @The Market
Image - Toast
Place
Toast
Melanie: @The Lifestyle Centre
Image - The Galley Beach Bar & Grill Seafood Restaurant
Place
The Galley Beach Bar & Grill Seafood Restaurant
Melanie: Ballito beach front - great views
Image - The Shed Salt Rock
Place
The Shed Salt Rock
Melanie:For delicious food and live entertainment
Image - MammaG’s
Place
MammaG’s
Melanie:
Image - Fiamma Grill
Place
Fiamma Grill
Image - Travelade Image
Place
ATTIKOS
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Coffee shops, Cafes and Other

Cafeteria

Image - Salt Café
Place
Salt Café
Melanie:Best local pizzas, walking distance from both apartments
Image - Grand Exotic
Place
Grand Exotic
Melanie:A special place to visit.
Image - The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Place
The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Melanie:Lovely place to take the family
Image - Concha
Place
Concha
Image - Kuta-Kola
Place
Kuta-Kola

Things to do with the family

Especially if it’s a windy or rainy day

Image - Dirty Harry
Place
Dirty Harry
Image - Nu Metro Ballito Junction
Place
Nu Metro Ballito Junction
Melanie:Movies
Image - Sugar Rush Park
Place
Sugar Rush Park
Melanie:Great place to take the kids on those rainy days
Image - Monkeyland KZN
Place
Monkeyland KZN
Melanie:Family outing! Well worth visiting even if it’s drizzling. The canopy protects you from the rain. Such an enjoyable experience.
Image - Ballito Microlights
Place
Ballito Microlights
Melanie:Awesome way to see our coastline
Image - The Litchi Orchard
Place
The Litchi Orchard
Melanie:Open air markets, music evenings, restaurants and shops
Image - Rain Farm Game Lodge
Place
Rain Farm Game Lodge
Melanie:Fantastic Game Farm on the coast!
Image - Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
Place
Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
Melanie:Umhlali Golf Club includes golf, squash courts, tennis and bowls and has a lovely restaurant
Image - Simbithi Country Club
Place
Simbithi Country Club
Melanie:Golf anyone?
Image - Holla Trails
Place
Holla Trails
Melanie:Needing somewhere to exercise?
Image - Clubventure
Place
Clubventure
Melanie:Zipline tour
Image - The Jump Park
Place
The Jump Park
Image - Flag Animal Farm
Place
Flag Animal Farm
Melanie:Animal petting farm
Image - Ballito Ski Park
Place
Ballito Ski Park
Melanie:Needing somewhere to exercise?
Image - Ace Karting
Place
Ace Karting
Image - uShaka Marine World
Place
uShaka Marine World
Melanie:Fantastic outing for the whole family
Image - Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
Place
Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
Melanie:See the Big 5
Image - Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
Place
Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
Melanie:Take your family to learn to skate or just have fun on the rink at Durban’s International Ice Area.
Image - Litchi Festival
Place
Litchi Festival
Melanie:Take your family to learn to skate or just have fun on the rink at Durban’s International Ice Area.
Image - Travelade Image
Place
Tidal Tao

Kiddies and Pet friendly

Good food and space go well together especially if you have children and fur kids with you

Image - The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Place
The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
Melanie:Set in a indigenous coastal forest, in the middle of Ballito. Lovely kiddies play area. Pet friendly
Image - Sage Cafe & Deli
Place
Sage Cafe & Deli
Melanie:Awesome kiddies area. Pet friendly
Image - Siggi's German Restaurant
Place
Siggi's German Restaurant
Melanie:Lovely outdoor area for children. Pet friendly
Image - Salt Rock Hotel
Place
Salt Rock Hotel
Melanie:Lovely large garden area for kiddies and fur kids to run around. Best bunny chow along the beach front
Image - Fig Tree Restaurant
Place
Fig Tree Restaurant
Melanie: Awesome play area for children. Good place to go if it’s windy on the beach. No pets allowed
Image - Grumpy's Beach Bar
Place
Grumpy's Beach Bar
Melanie:This beach bar is both kiddie and pet friendly
Image - Burnedale Farm
Place
Burnedale Farm
Melanie: Family friendly location for kiddies and fur kids
Image - La Piazza
Place
La Piazza
Melanie:A popular choice for both locals and visitors. With a large fenced outdoor play area that includes a jungle gym, chess set, rocking horses, and plenty of grassed area. Also pet friendly.
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Image - Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
Place
Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
Melanie:Lovely indoor area for children. No pets

Shopping Centres

Image - Ballito Lifestyle Centre
Place
Ballito Lifestyle Centre
Melanie:For grocery shopping, bottle store, pharmacy to clothes shopping, this mini Mall has allot to offer
Image - Ballito Junction Regional Mall
Place
Ballito Junction Regional Mall
Melanie:A large Mall that has it all
Image - Tiffany's Shopping Centre
Place
Tiffany's Shopping Centre
Melanie:A quieter Centre that has many options

Beauty Spa and Hairdressers

Choice of Salons

Airport and transportation

Image - King Shaka International Airport
Place
King Shaka International Airport
Melanie:International airport
Image - Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
Place
Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
Melanie:Taxi service

Medical

Hospital, Doctors and Dentist

Image - Dr G Bradshaw
Place
Dr G Bradshaw
Melanie:Dentist within walking distance of both apartments

Top 5 beach on the Dolphin Coast

A must visit

Image - Thompsons Beach
Place
Thompsons Beach
Melanie:The closest beach to our Martinique apartment. Ideal family beach with life guards on duty
Image - Willard's Beach
Place
Willard's Beach
Melanie:Willard’s beach is the main swimming beach of Ballito and also the beach that hosts the annual Ballito Pro competition.
Image - Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
Place
Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
Melanie:Best beach for the younger children. Awesome tidal pool to explore
Image - Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
Place
Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
Melanie:A family beach in front of our Skiathos apartment. Take your snorkel gear and check out amazing corals and sea life in the Tidal Pool.
Image - Sheffield Beach
Place
Sheffield Beach
Melanie:A great fishing and diving spot

Accommodation

Beachfront Apartments in Shakas Rock

Image - Skiathos
Place
Skiathos
Melanie:14 Skiathos (sleeps 6) 17 Skiathos (sleeps 7)
Image - Beachfront Apartments - Martinique 32
Place
Beachfront Apartments - Martinique 32
Melanie: Pet friendly Apartment (sleeps 6)

Services

Wonderguide map

  1. The Market
  2. 45 on Eat Street
  3. Pangeli Poké Bar
  4. Beira Alta
  5. Lupa Osteria Ballito
  6. Mozambik Ballito
  7. Hops Restaurant & Bar Ballito
  8. Jack Salmon Salt Rock
  9. NIKOS Ballito
  10. Ocean Basket Ballito
  11. Zaras Cafe
  12. Mac's Fish and Chips Salt Rock
  13. The Barrel
  14. Two Shrimps Restaurant
  15. Yami Rib & Burger - Salt Rock
  16. 2 on Main
  17. Ray's Kitchen
  18. Peron Peron Argentinian Grill
  19. Alchemy
  20. Salsa Mexican Grill Ballito
  21. Bird & Co, Ballito
  22. Tree Natural Cafe
  23. Wozza Meat Co.
  24. Toast
  25. The Galley Beach Bar & Grill Seafood Restaurant
  26. The Shed Salt Rock
  27. Vicolo Restaurant & Bar Ballito
  28. MammaG’s
  29. Al Pescatore Italian Restaurant
  30. Fiamma Grill
  31. ATTIKOS
  32. Salt Café
  33. Grand Exotic
  34. The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
  35. Salt Rock Coffee Company
  36. Scoop Ice Cream
  37. Concha
  38. Yoli's Artisan Bakery
  39. Kuta-Kola
  40. Sage Cafe & Deli
  41. Dirty Harry
  42. Nu Metro Ballito Junction
  43. Sugar Rush Park
  44. Monkeyland KZN
  45. Ballito Microlights
  46. The Litchi Orchard
  47. Rain Farm Game Lodge
  48. Umhlali Golf and Country Estate
  49. Simbithi Country Club
  50. Cane Driving Range
  51. Holla Trails
  52. Ballito Brewing Company t/a The Great Railroad Brewing Company
  53. Clubventure
  54. Burnedale Farm
  55. Laser Rush Ballito
  56. The Jump Park
  57. Flag Animal Farm
  58. Ballito Ski Park
  59. Ace Karting
  60. uShaka Marine World
  61. Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park
  62. Durban Ice Arena - Ice Skating Rink
  63. Litchi Festival
  64. Virgin Active Ballito
  65. Salt Rock Surf Shop
  66. Ballito Junction Regional Mall
  67. The Pottery Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  68. Tidal Tao
  69. Living The Dream Surf School
  70. The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe
  71. Sage Cafe & Deli
  72. Siggi's German Restaurant
  73. Salt Rock Hotel
  74. Fig Tree Restaurant
  75. Grumpy's Beach Bar
  76. Burnedale Farm
  77. La Piazza
  78. Mike's Kitchen Salt Rock
  79. Beachfront Apartments - Martinique 32
  80. Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  81. Ballito Junction Regional Mall
  82. Tiffany's Shopping Centre
  83. Woolworths Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  84. Ballito Tops at Lifestyle Centre
  85. Salt Rock Shopping Centre
  86. Gateway Theatre of Shopping
  87. Simbiosis the spa at Simbithi
  88. Tiffany's Beauty Salon
  89. Secrets Beauty & Day Spa
  90. Laura Channing Spa & Skin
  91. Fraiche
  92. Kate Style Salon
  93. Carlton Hair Ballito
  94. Tallulah Organic Hair Salon
  95. Gerald Wells Hair Professionals Ballito
  96. The Beauty Spot
  97. WOW Studios
  98. Tammy Taylor Nails New Salt Rock City
  99. King Shaka International Airport
  100. Dolphin Coast Tourist Services
  101. AVIS Rent a Car - Ballito, Durban
  102. Virginia Airport Hanger No.3
  103. Salt Rock Doctors
  104. Netcare Alberlito Hospital
  105. Active Care Ballito
  106. Dr G Bradshaw
  107. Ballito Medical Centre
  108. Netcare Umhlanga Hospital
  109. Mediclinic Victoria
  110. Thompsons Beach
  111. Willard's Beach
  112. Granny's Pool SALT ROCK
  113. Chaka's Rock Tidal Pool
  114. Sheffield Beach
  115. Salt Rock Beach
  116. Skiathos
  117. Beachfront Apartments - Martinique 32
  118. Salt Rock Laundromat
  119. Dolphin Launders

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