Manguzi, Elephant Coast

In the rural heartlands of KwaZulu-Natal, bordered by Mozambique and Swaziland is the Umkhanyakude District Municipality. This district is home to Manguzi, which is also known as kwaNgwanase, and was formerly the town of Kosi Bay. This part of South Africa is known for its subtropical climate and the abundance of beautiful vistas.

Manguzi is only about 15 kilometres from the border of Mozambique.

The community here is rural, but the little town is equipped with schools and a hospital, which provide the locals with their basic needs. It occupies only 5.6 square kilometres and is home to about 5 600 people.

Being close to the water means that this is an ideal spot for nature-lovers and watersports enthusiasts to visit. Swim, snorkel or explore the extensive beaches under the warm African sunshine.

Manguzi is peaceful and unspoilt, giving visitors an authentic taste of South Africa’s beauty. It is also known for its relaxed atmosphere and the friendly locals, which give it added appeal.

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