In the 'hood, Margate as a destination

Margate is a surprisingly exciting town situated on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. It is the ideal base to explore the surplus of holiday opportunities offered by this sunny stretch of coastline. Margate is the heart of the Hibiscus Coast and is a popular seaside resort offering some of the best diving on the South African coast. Margate’s beauty is obvious from the moment ... cont.

Villa Siesta 4, Ballance Lane, Margate, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Villa Siesta No 4

Travel down the N2 South until you have passed the following turnoffs:
• Shelly Beach
• St Michaels
• Uvongo / Margate.

Take the next turn off which is number 29, Ramsgate / Margate. Turn left at the stop street at the end of the off-ramp; follow the road for approx 1 km and turn left at the stop street (you are now heading back towards Durban with the sea on your right. On your left you will pass a Mica Hardware and a Kwikspar.)

After 1km turn right at the Margate/ Marine Drive sign; (you are now in Marine drive and will pass the Mud Hut Gallery, a Caltex Service Station, and an S bend with large fig trees overhanging the road.) After 1,4km you will see a large blue & white sign “Ocean Echo” on a brown face brick complex. Turn right down the cul de sac named Ballance Lane at the Ocean Echo sign.

Go right to the bottom of the road and Villa Siesta is on your right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (2 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (5 km)
  • Airport (10 km)
  • Car Hire (10 km)


  • Abseiling
  • Beach
  • Bungee jump
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Microlight flights
  • Shark cage dives
  • Sky diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching

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