Beacon Rock

Umhlanga, Kwazulu Natal,

€172,000 - €750,000 Guide price


Umhlanga Rocks is a delightful, vibrant coastal town north of Durban on the eastern seaboard of South Africa, less than one hours flying time from Johannesburg, and a short driving distance to several big five game reserves and eight international class golf courses. Regarded by many as one of the finest holiday destinations in the world, the resort offers a relaxed lifestyle, beautiful beaches, unlimited shopping and many exciting restaurants and bars. Add it's 320 sunny days a year to the mix and you have a complete holiday experience, the epitome of fun, sun and sea.


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Beacon Rock is a new complex of upmarket shops and apartments, ranging from R2.4 million (approx GBP172 000) for a two bed two bath luxury unit to R10.5 million (GBP750 000) for the breathtaking penthouse. The property is ideally situated just minutes' walk to the beach and several shopping malls, as well as two five star hotels offering world class facilities. Occupation is scheduled for early 2013.

More and more foreigners are expressing interest in property in South Africa as the value available is excellent especially given the current favourable exchange rates and few restrictions on foreign ownership. Coastal resorts have been most popular. The country is a stable multi-party democracy which weathered the recent financial contagion better than most because of it's conservative banking policies and controls.

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Umhlanga Rocks, for many one of the most desirable coastal resorts in the world, is a town of two distinct halves. 'The village', as it is fondly known comprises the coastal strip from the lagoon in the North, Hawaan Forest in the West, and Marine Drive in the South. Out of season a relaxed peace pervades whilst during holiday times the village transforms into a buzzing destination, the epitome of fun, sun, sea. Restaurants of all types abound, and two international five star hotels and many new apartment blocks add to the distinctly upmarket feel of the area.The Gateway/Newtown Centre area on the other hand embraces the concept of live, work, play with many apartment blocks catering for all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping with it's mix of boutique shops, entertainment malls and restaurants, adds further attraction to the area.uMhlanga being 10 minutes from the new King Shaka airport is also centrally placed for those wishing to visit the City of Durban attractions.From it's humble beginnings uMhlanga has now become one of the prime holiday destinations in the country and features some of the best hotels, resorts and timeshare complexes to be found anywhere on the African continent. Every year millions of tourists and South Africans embark on a mini exodus from all over the country to come and relax in this delightful resort.

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  • Ideal holiday destination
  • Close to beach
  • Over looking Umhlanga Rocks
  • Nearby expansive beache
  • Hotels and restaurants nearby
Contact Property Agent
Jelena Cvjetkovic
Savills Residential International
Margaret Street
+44 (0) 20 7016 3740