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Best Places to Stay on the Dolphin Coast
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Best Places to Stay on the Dolphin Coast

Best places to stay on the Dolphin Coast, South Africa ~ South Africa’s Dolphin Coast gives you endless summer with long stretches of beach washed by the Indian Ocean and sunrises that give new meaning to ‘waking to the dawn’.You’re in the right place if i...
The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa
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The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa

It’s not difficult to get swept up by the wildness of Kruger, the elegance of the Winelands, or the sophistication of Cape Town.But it is the small beach towns in South Africa that get to the heart of what it is to experience the country’s diversity - its ...
Sunday Lunch at the Fig Tree Restaurant
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Sunday Lunch at the Fig Tree Restaurant

I have just got home from a dear friends birthday lunch … when she turned 40 last year she convinced a group of us to go camping at Mt Splendour in the Drakensberg but luckily for us this year the celebration was a bit closer to home and didn’t involve setting...
A Quick Bite at Mo-zam-bik in Ballito – a review
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A Quick Bite at Mo-zam-bik in Ballito – a review

It was date night on Friday night, but more to the point I really didn’t feel like cooking so my husband and I headed to Ballito for a quick bite to eat. We had heard good reviews about a restaurant called Mo-zam-bik so thought we would give it a try.The ...
Breakfast at Zaras Café in Ballito – A Review
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Breakfast at Zaras Café in Ballito – A Review

Saturday was errand day in Ballito for my husband and I and as a reward for sitting in the traffic winding its way down to the Mr Price Pro surfing competition I treated us to breakfast at Zaras Café in the Lifestyle Centre.Zaras must have the prime spot i...
Burnedale Centre and Pottery Gallery – A Review
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Burnedale Centre and Pottery Gallery – A Review

Burnedale Centre and Pottery Gallery is a relatively new kid on the block in Umhlali but its well worth a visit – I was suitably impressed.Originally a farm, Burnedale is named after an Irishman, John Burne, who as a young man, came to South Africa as part...
I Love Ballito Because …
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I Love Ballito Because …

Hi, I’m Jaimé Ernst from Ballito in KwaZulu Natal.Ballito IS BEST KNOWN FOR its endless summers, golden beaches, breathtaking sunrises and regular sightings of the bottlenose dolphins that use our coastline as their playground.Fabulous golf courses, mo...
The Litchi Orchard Market in Umhlali, Dolphin Coast
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The Litchi Orchard Market in Umhlali, Dolphin Coast

The Litchi Orchard Market is located on Seaforth Avenue in the KwaZulu Natal coastal town of Umhlali and takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month between 8am and 1pm.Currently boasting about 30 stallholders with products ranging from artis...
Feverishly shopping at Fever Tree Market (in Ballito)
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Feverishly shopping at Fever Tree Market (in Ballito)

The Fever Tree Market operates every second Sunday of the month on Claremont Farm in Ballito (KwaZulu Natal) and as the name suggests, the focus point of the market is the Fever Tree. I’ve visited the market a few times myself - its GREAT for Christmas shoppin...