In the 'hood, Umhlanga as a destination

Hard to believe that Umhlanga, the buzzing residential, commercial and resort suburb just outside of Durban, was once a seaside resort town called Umhlanga Rocks. During the early seventies it merged with La Lucia to become what it is today - Umhlanga - pronounced Umshlanga and meaning “place of reeds” in Zulu. Things have changed rather radically since the town acquired its suburban status ... cont.

47 Far Lane, Hoylake Village, Mount Edgecombe Country Club, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Mount Edgecombe Estate Lodge

Mount Edgecombe Golf Lodge is situated 1.5 kms from Gateway Shopping Centre and Casino, 3 kms from Umhlanga Rocks, 15 kms from Durban and 35 kms from Durban International Airport in Kwazulu-Natal.

From King Shaka International Airport in Durban
Take the N2 South. Turn off Exit 182 (Mount Edgecombe, Phoenix (North) and Umhlanga. At the robot turn right and follow the M41. Turn left at the signpost for Mount Edgecombe and enter Estate One at Gate 3: Hoylake Village, 47 Far Lane.

FROM DURBAN: Take the M4 in the direction of Umhlanga. Turn left at the Umhlanga off-ramp, cross the N2. Turn left at the signpost for Mount Edgecombe and enter Estate ONE at: Gate 3: Hoylake Village, 47 Far Lane or Gate 2: After 8 p.m

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (3.6 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Internet Café (5 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (7 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (7 km)
  • Car Hire (12 km)
  • Airport (19.5 km)


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  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Theatre (performing arts)

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