Forget Miami Beach this winter… there are plenty of sundrenched beaches and fabulous hotels in Durban .

South Africa is well-known for safaris, Gold and Gary Player, but thousands of international visitors are wowed each year, by SA’s best kept secret – the city of Durban !

The weather is mild in winter and hot in summer and the city boasts many world famous attractions, making it an ideal destination for sun seekers and culture vultures alike. All good hotels in Durban are fully air-conditioned and offer everything the discerning traveller looks for in a hotel. i.e. comfortable rooms, excellent cuisine, satellite TV, and much more.

And, most hotels in Durban are right on the beach front!

A visit to Ushaka Marine World is a must! This marine wonderland boasts one of the biggest aquariums in the world, and incorporates a unique shipwreck theme, a 1200-seater dolphinarium, and a Water World of pools and slides, offering the thrill seeker the ultimate in gravity-defying, rides! Getting there is easy – it’s a short shuttle bus or taxi ride from most hotels in Durban .

Gateway Theatre of Shopping ranks amongst the best shopping malls in the world, and offers visitors the opportunity to “shop till you drop”, take in a movie, enjoy a vast array of culinary delights, or indulge in indoor rock climbing, wave surfing and an adventure 4×4 Track. Gateway is not too far from the beachfront hotels in Durban and a hop skip and jump from the North Coast resorts.

Fancy watching Zulu dancing in an authentic Zulu Tribal Village , or visiting the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, which hosts The Big Five? No problem! Tour Operators collect daily from all good hotels in Durban .

In addition, the concierge at many hotels in Durban will be able to organise scuba diving and deep sea fishing excursions and dolphin sighting trips, for you.

Durban has a bustling night life! Whether it’s dining on a cruise ship in Durban ‘s massive harbour, visiting one of the casino and entertainment complexes, relaxing in a stylish pub, enjoying a fine dining experience, or just chilling at one of the hotels in Durban , you will never be bored in this cosmopolitan city!

There is something for everyone in “Durbs”, so reserve your room at one of the hotels in Durban , hop on a flight and look forward to the vacation of a lifetime.

Source by Reshall