Ballito Accommodation at 508 The Boulders Holiday Apartment in Dolphin Coast

508 The Boulders

Self Catering at Compensation Beach Road, Ballito, Dolphin Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About 508 The Boulders

Ballito is a small, bustling, modern village nestled between the rolling sugar cane hills and the warm Indian Ocean Coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Situated just 30 minutes north of Durban, in the heart of the Dolphin Coast.

508 The Boulders is situated on the beachfront, central to the CBD and is on the five kilometers shoreline promenade. An up market three bedroom penthouse, furnished in "beach house style" with stunning views over the warm Indian Ocean and “Granny's Pool"- a small, semi-private beach. This is the ideal spot for a secure family holiday!


Two large balconies with magnificent sea views run the length of the property. Our spacious balcony gives a 180° breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. From the balcony you can follow the dolphins diving in the surf; here also you can enjoy sundowners and leave the rest of the world to itself. 508 The Boulders is the ideal getaway base from which to explore the area or merely just to relax & unwind.

The newly renovated apartment sleeps 7 people, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The en-suite-bath-main bedroom; with a magnificent sea view, leads onto the balcony with patio furniture where you can sit and watch the sunrise over the Indian Ocean!

The second bedroom offers two single beds (sea view). The third bedroom sleeps 3, one single bed and a double bunk bed. The separate bathroom is fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. Linen and duvets are provided, but please bring your own towels and beach umbrellas.

The open-plan kitchen, dining room and lounge area is sunny and the kitchen is fully fitted with stove, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and Cutlery and crockery to serve 8 people, (all the necessary appliances).

The lounge / dining room - with 2 sliding doors, leads to large balcony’s with panoramic sea views. Two sun-lounging chairs for you to enjoy the sun and a second large patio table with 6 chairs - ideal for outdoor living and entertainment. The living room is fitted with TV, and DVD Player (DStv - no need to bring own smart card).


• All the rooms are fitted with ceiling fans.
• Entrance into the complex is controlled by means of electric gates to a secure complex, with undercover parking for one vehicle.
• Open parking available for visitors and trailers.
• 2 lifts in complex.
• There are braai/barbeque facilities in a lovely garden at the communal swimming pool which is secure for children.
• There is beach access through a gate.
• The apartment is serviced daily except Sundays and public holidays.
• No smoking inside please – only allowed outside on the balconies.

Attractions and Activities

• Ballito is approximately 45 minutes drive from the Durban International Airport, 30 minutes north of Durban and 20 minutes from the Gateway shopping centre in Umhlanga.
• Restaurants and shops for basic commodities are within walking distance. All the shops you will need and much, much more! Take aways can be ordered and delivered.
• There are several exclusive, romantic restaurants, and for the young-at-heart, many popular night-spots are nearby to boogie the night away.
• Flea market every weekend.
• Championship golf courses; for the avid golfers, Zimbali Golf Estate, Prince's Grant, Umhlali and Durban Golf Courses are a short drive away
• Natal Sharks Board - visit the only organization of its kind in the world and learn about sharks and the prevention of shark attack.
• Sibaya Casino and Sugar Mill Casino, Entertainment Kingdom 15kms away.
• Ushaka Marine World is just a few of the attractions to keep old and young busy and happy.
• Swimming and surfing - We are on the beachfront / main beach and a 2 minute walk from Granny's pool and a variety of other beaches. Our beautiful swimming beaches are protected by shark nets and attended by professional life savers. Relax and sunbath at our private pool in the early morning tropical sun.
• Dolphins – the area is known as the Dolphin Coast because of the pods of bottlenose dolphins, which frolic in the warm waters just off shore all year round.
• Piloted micro light flight: Take an exciting low altitude flight over Ballito and the surrounding coast in a piloted micro light


The Dolphin Coast, as this area is otherwise named, gets its name from the many Bottlenose dolphins, which frequent this section of the warm Indian Ocean. They can be seen from our apartment as they surf the waves most mornings in schools of anything up to 100 dolphins.

We enjoy a sub-tropical climate with average summer temperatures of 24°C - 28°C and winters, not much cooler, with temperatures averaging between 22°C and 24°C. Our beautiful swimming beaches are protected by shark nets and attended by professional life savers.

KwaZulu Natal with its sub-tropical climate, long sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, is certainly one of the best spots in the country to spend your holiday. This is the place to see how the different cultures live together to form part of the Rainbow Nation.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Airport transfers

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.53657222188889
Longitude: 31.221783332666668

Closest airport(s)
Durban International - 30km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 09h00

Exceptions to check-in times may be arranged a minimum of 2 days in advance, please enquire.

Listed on
December 2008 - 2 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Great Could have got more communication, didn't know where to collect keys or drop them off etc. Linen (towels) were old and the microwave didn't work...

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