What was once a small seaside retreat from the masses of urban living has become a popular spot in which to settle and enjoy summer holidays. Young and old have descended on the picturesque town of Ballito to start a new phase of their lives in its peaceful, laid-back atmosphere. The balmy KwaZulu-Natal climate means that even the winter months are temperate.
Due to its prime positioning along the Kwa-Zulu Natal coastline of South Africa, the beaches are Ballito’s primary attraction, both for visitors and for locals. The sea here is warm, being part of the Indian Ocean, making watersports and swimming a real pleasure, even for very little ones. Ballito is a surfer’s paradise, with the most acclaimed waves being found at Ballito’s, Salmon Bay, Clark Bay, Willard’s Beach, Thompson Bay, Salt Rock and Tiffany’s beaches. There is a promenade along the beachfront that extends for some 2.5 kilometres. This is an idyllic setting for a long, leisurely stroll, a jog or a walk with the dogs. Read More »