Beach holiday destinations in South Africa don’t come better than this. Metres from Durban’s best beaches and ideally positioned to access great Durban attractions and main transport connections, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is perfectly positioned.
Take a 1 minute walk from the hotel entrance, through the sunken gardens and onto Durban’s refreshed beach promenade. Durban’s beachfront is the city’s heart and soul and our hotel is at the centre of it. With 300+ days of sunshine a year and the appeal of the warm Indian Ocean it won’t take you long to get into holiday mode.
Nearby Durban attractions include uShaka Marine World - famous for its spectacular aquarium, shark cage diving, seal and penguin shows and family fun. There’s also exceptional shopping at South Africa’s largest mall, the Gateway Theatre of Shopping, abundant green spaces in the Durban Botanical Gardens and dramatic natural beauty in the Valley of 1000 Hills. Culture, heritage, wild animal encounters and uniquely South African moments are ready to be experienced during your Durban holiday at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani.
Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is a direct 30-minute drive from the hotel making it a convenient choice for national and international business and leisure visitors.
Durban International Convention Centre
The Durban ICC is conveniently a 5 minute drive from the hotel. Take a short drive or ask our concierge to arrange transport.
Addington is a 571 bedded and 2 200 staffed district and regional hospital, situated on South Beach, Durban.
The Playhouse Company
231 Anton Lembede St, Durban, 4001, South Africa
+27 31 369 9555
The Playhouse Company is Ethekwini’s premier theatre organization
uShaka Marine World
49 Timeball Blvd, Durban, 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
uShaka Marine World is a 16-hectare theme park which was opened in 30 April 2004 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It comprises 4 sections: uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Beach, and uShaka Village Walk. It is located on the strip of land between the beachfront and the harbour.
Moses Mabhida Stadium
44 Isaiah Ntshangase Road Durban 4001
+27 31 582 8242
The Moses Mabhida Stadium is a stadium in Durban, South Africa, named after Moses Mabhida, a former General Secretary of the South African Communist Party. It is a multi-use stadium. It was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Phezulu Safari Park
Old Main Road • Bothas Hill Durban • KwaZulu-Natal
+27 31 777 1000
Phezulu Safari Park is an exciting tourism venue, situated in Botha’s Hill, only 35 km’s from central Durban. This picturesque park has magnificent views of the world-famous Valley of a 1000 Hills.
Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World
20 Battery Beach Road, Durban, 4001
+27 31 328 3000
Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World is situated at the northern end of Durban's Golden Mile, adjacent to the Kings Park Sporting Precinct. Besides the casino, the complex houses many restaurants, a beach bar, cinemas and its own semi-private beach, which was rated as one of the top 3 beaches in South Africa.
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
Hawaan, Blackburn, 4319
+27 31 205 1271
These areas include mainly coastal dune forest and aquatic habitats such as reed beds and shallow well vegetated ponds.
Jack Martens Drive, Westville, Durban, 3611
+27 31 275 9800
From stylish fashion outlets and tantalizing restaurants; The Pavilion hosts over 230 stores, 40 restaurants and 40 jewelers making it the ideal place to satisfy your shopping desires. Don’t forget the Amusement Area, Skate park and 12 Cinemas for your entertainment.
1 Herrwood Dr, Umhlanga, 4319
+27 31 566 0400
Service organisation that protects beach users in KwaZulu-Natal against shark attack.
Sahara Stadium Kingsmead
Kingsmead Way, Kingsmead, Durban, 4001
+27 31 335 4200
Kingsmead is a cricket ground in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
King Shaka International Airport
King Shaka International Airport, King Shaka Dr, La Mercy, 4405, South Africa
+27 32 436 6758
King Shaka International Airport, abbreviated KSIA, is the primary airport serving Durban, South Africa.
La Lucia Mall
90 William Campbell Drive La Lucia, 4051
+27 31 562 8420
La Lucia Mall is an exclusive shopping destination situated on the beautiful East Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Offering a wide range of over 130 restaurants and service related businesses under one roof, the mall is conveniently located in the heart of La Lucia.