Umdloti is a small town located on KwaZulu-Natal’s North Coast. Conveniently close to Durban and just 10 kilometres from Umhlanga Rocks, Umdloti property rentals provide the perfect holiday destination or place to invest in a family home. Letting property in Umdloti is very popular given the town’s beach-side setting while the area’s preserved natural beauty is ideal for those looking to make the most of property for sale in a beautiful coastal region. Properties for sale are particularly appealing to those looking for a quiet, more tranquil lifestyle away from the busy metropolis of Umhlanga Rocks.

Umdloti is renowned for dolphins that swim very close to the beach early every morning and July to November is a very good time for Whale watching when whales are seen from the beach. December and January are Umdloti’s peak holiday season and unless you have a resident’s permit you will not be allowed to drive in and park near its beaches in order to control traffic congestion.

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Sun International’s Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom is located between Umdloti and Umhlanga and offers a casino, restaurants and bars, movie theatre, kids entertainment, and a spa.



Along with the idyllic location on the KwaZulu-Natal coast, the quiet village of Umdloti is also known for resident dolphins that dance in the waves and whales which can be spotted from the beach between June and November.  This coastal conservancy area is surrounded by fields of sugar cane and indigenous forests while the beach’s natural rock pool provides a safe swimming area.

Water sports

Water sports

Umdloti’s climate of all year round Summer lends itself perfectly for indulging in watersports such as surfing, windsurfing, paddle and jet ski-ing. Umdloti's main beaches are protected by shark nets and have lifeguards on duty.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Chaka's Kraal and Chaka's Rock make for a great day out. There is also the renowned Umhlali Golf Club for those to life for golf, and you can try your hand at parasailing, kite skiing, horse riding.

Living in Umdloti

Areas near to Umdloti

Amanzimtoti, Ballito, Berea, Durban, Durban North, Hibberdene, Kokstad, La Lucia, Margate, Montclair, Mount Edgecombe, Newcastle, Pinetown, Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Richards Bay, Scottburgh and Pennington, The Midlands, uMhlanga, Umtentweni, Underberg, Upper Highway, Westville,


Umdloti has local nursery and primary schools that service the local community, however for high school and college educational needs, residents will need to consider Umhlanga College and Crawford College within a 5km radius. There’s also a Varsity College campus.


There is a local clinic in central Umdloti, however Umdloti residents  can make use of the facilities at the Umhlanga Hospital and Medical Centre which is situated in Umhlanga Rocks, approximately 10km away.


Umdloti have a small selection of shops that cater for the resident’s everyday needs. For a more substantial shopping outing, there is the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga less than 10km south or there is the Lifestyle Centre in Ballito to the north.


Umdloti is located off the M4 with easy access to the N2. King Shaka International Airport is less than 10km away.

Hidden Umdloti

 With spectacular views over the ocean and along the coastline, this luxurious Bali-styled home in Bellamont Road in Umdloti on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast has five bedrooms and x bathrooms and is marketed by Pam Golding Properties at R15 million. Situated on an erf of approximately 2071sqm, the home includes a beautifully designed deck with swimming pool, ideal for enjoying sundowners in the late afternoon or viewing the sunrise. Watch the whales migrate and dolphins at play from this exceptional villa which has been integrated into the natural contours of the site, blending contemporary Balinese architecture with traditional design and tropical open-air living.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius