KwaZulu Natal DestinationsElysium, South Coast
Elysium is situated in the Umdoni Coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. A small village nestled between Mtwalume and Ifafa Beach, Elysium’s tranquillity, beauty and peacefulness is what attracts most visitors to its shores.
In Elysium, one can wake up to the breathtaking sight of the sun rising over the sea and the fresh smell of the ocean. Its immaculate and virtually untouched beaches are a pleasure to behold and experience. Spend the day soaking up the sun and relax whilst listening to the surf gently breaking on the shore. The warm waters that flow onto these beautiful shores are great for safe swimming, snorkelling and diving.
Fishing is also a popular activity in Elysium especially during the ‘Sardine Run’. This is where countless millions of tiny silver sardines head north from the Eastern Cape and reach the Amanzimtoti waters.
Attracting hundreds of curios onlookers, the Sardine Run is a annual event where countless millions of Sardines Rush past the shoreline on their way to the waters of the Zulu Kingdom. Eagerly pursued by sea predators and hungry birds, the Sardines are whipped into a frenzy as they try make it to their destination.
Enjoy leisurely strolls down this vast stretch of white sands. You will find plenty of beautiful shells washed up on the sand. After a day relaxing, enjoy refreshing sundowners as you watch the radiant sky slowly lessen in colourful illumination as the sun sets and marks the end of another gorgeous day. Elysium is exactly as it sounds: Relaxation in exquisite surroundings is what you can expect from this beautiful South African holiday destination.