5 amazing hotels for a Ballito getaway

Posted on 16 October 2023 By Tsoku Maela

Just 40 kilometres north of Durban lies the town of Ballito. With incredible tourist attractions, the destination is well-loved for its beaches, subtropical climate and great outdoors. We’ve compiled a quick list of 5 hotels in Ballito that you can visit on your next adventure.

While in Ballito you can try out the King Shaka Heritage Route and Ballito Tidal Pool. Or if you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie Sugar Rush Park might just be the fix you’re looking for. Finding a place to stay is just as easy, but here is a list of five hotels you can look out for while planning your Ballito getaway.

1. The Vineyard on Ballito

With airy patios and bedroom balconies, this haven seaside Ballito is the perfect hideaway to enjoy superb sundowner ocean views from the terrace. Maybe a pleasant cup of tea in the forecourt covered by its shady grapevine.

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First on our list of hotels in Ballito. The Vinyard is perfectly situated near incredible attractions such as Sugar Rush Park and Thompson Bay Beach which are both within a 10-minute drive.

Eating out is also an option with sumptuous delicacies around. Fiamma Grill and Al Pescatore offer Italian cuisine with ebbing sea views, while Mozambik Ballito dishes out fresh African seafood.

This destination is tailored for business stays and romantic getaways.

Price range: R 1735 – R 1952 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)

Contact:11 Ashley Road, Ballito 4399 South Africa

Tel: +27 32 946 1204/E-mail: [email protected]

Also Read: Explore these must-visit restaurants in Ballito

2. La Perle

La Perle might be fitted with an outdoor swimming pool, but it’s also some 300 meters away from Clarke Bay beach. Fair to say you should bring a swimsuit for this one. The accommodation is also 1.5 km from Zimbali Beach, 32 km from Umhlanga Lighthouse and 46 km from Kings Park Stadium and offers room service, free WiFi and a continental or Full English/Irish breakfast.

Photo: La Perle

Price range: R 1628 – R 1788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)


Address: 67 Compensation Beach Rd, Ballito 4420 South Africa

Tel: +27 871489342/E-mail: [email protected]

3. Zimbali View Eco Guesthouse

Zimbali View Eco Guesthouse has been around for a decade with Seascapes that extend 35km to the horizon, North and South. The guesthouse offers a choice of comfortable penthouse style or pool deck accommodation

Photo: Zimbali View

Each room is offered on a bed-and-breakfast basis. There is a minibar, safe, air-conditioning, hair dryer, DStv, Wi-Fi, complimentary toiletries and a patio/balcony.

Price range: R 1571 – R 1878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)

47 David Place, Ballito
Dolphin Coast, 4439

Tel: +27 32 586 0303/Email: [email protected]
Cell: +27 83 725 4789

4. Villa Capri Guest House

Villa Capri Guesthouse Ballito is located 500 meters from Granny’s Pool Beach. The Villa is an Italian-style house consisting of two lounges, a dining room, seven en-suite bedrooms and a sparkling pool

Photo: Villa Capri/Facebook

The units in the guest house are equipped with a flat-screen TV. All rooms are complete with a private bathroom and air conditioning, and selected rooms here will provide you with a balcony.

Price range: R 1988 – R 2043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)

Contact: Tel: 083 379 7947/E-mail[email protected]

5. High Rock House

Last on our list of hotels in Ballito. The beautiful house is designed around a natural bowl which frames the view and orientates the house.
As you enter the double-volume entrance your eye is drawn across a 25-meter rim flow pool to the sea and sky beyond. The home is a veritable greenhouse and benefits from being largely off the grid. There are five rooms available to book all on different levels. All rooms offer breathtaking views that will tantalize the guests during their stay.

Picture: High Rock

There is a terrace offered for absorbing Vitamin D. You can order refreshing or hot drinks in the bar. Here you can book rooms for non-smokers. In the warm season, everyone can swim in an outdoor pool.

Price range: R 3035 – R 3402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)


Tel: +27 82 552 6112 /E-mail[email protected]
Address: 1 St. Helier Road
South Coast, Kwazulu-Natal

Getting to Ballito 

King Shaka Intl Airport (12 km drive) See all flights

Pietermaritzburg Airport (80 km drive) See all flights

ALSO READ: 6 best beach campsites in SA




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