The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito - Ballito, Dolphin Coast

Ballito Accommodation
Ballito, Dolphin Coast

The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito

Ballito, Dolphin Coast - Accommodation

The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito rating

The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito in Ballito

The Cottages and backpackers IS situated in the holiday resort town of Ballito, Known as the DOLPHIN COAST,Its here along this coast line the dolphins choose to give birth.There are blue flag beaches,LIKE-BOULDERS BEACH,WILLARDS BEACH and THOMPSONS BAY. the Zimbali County Club and the Harold Johnson Nature Reserve are also near.Ballito is around two hours .thirty Min from the ST LUCIA ESTURY and the UMFOLOZIE and HUHLUWE game reserves.We are also around thirty Min from the Durban beach front which hosts USHAKA MARINE WORLD.We are member of Monkey Rescue and help with the rehabilitation of the African Vervet monkey.
We are rustic and like to call ourselves 'A little piece of Africa".
The sounds of Dejembe and Bongo drums ring out on a Friday as the braai fires are lit for everyone to enjoy.
Our backpackers, Are clean and tidy and serviced daily.We supply lockers and linen and towels.There are water coolers for the supply of pure drinking water.
the private rooms and two cottages are selfcatering and serviced,the cottages are pet friendly and have small fenced gardens ,as well as braai areas.
.All the accommodation have fans.
Our viewing deck is beautiful for catching that golden tan in the African sun or for watching the sunrise and seeing the coastline down towards Sheffield Beach.Sun downers on the deck are also a firm favourite.

we have a new addition an outdoor Gym with Punch bag,to keep the bellys in check!
Tuk tuk-
The cottages has a beach to beach shuttle to carry 3 passengers around Ballito.Call Gert for this service.

We have a beautiful pool ,outdoor kitchen and lounge area with Dstv and Wifi hotspot.
we are three minutes from the beach by car or you can take the long stairway down to the beach.
Ballito has a host of brand new shopping malls and cinema facilitys.
come and enjoy the love ,joy and peace.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito,Ballito, Dolphin Coast

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Pet Friendly
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Wi-Fi
Activities Nearby
  • 4 X 4 Trails
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Health & Fitness
  • Quad Biking
  • Walking
  • Windsurfing

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 12' 31.4" E / 29° 32' 38.4" S

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Driving to The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito in Ballito, Dolphin Coast

Departing: King Shaka International Airport
Address: King Shaka International Airport, King Shaka Dr, La Mercy, 4405
Distance: 0.4 km / Duration: 20 mins
1.Head southeast13 m
2.Turn right toward International Trade Ave30 m
3.Keep left to continue toward International Trade Ave40 m
4.Slight left onto International Trade Ave0.7 km
5.Turn left onto Mdloti St/M65
Continue to follow M65
Partial toll road
2.9 km
6.Keep left at the fork and merge onto N2
Toll road
14.4 km
7.Take exit 210 toward M4/Ballito/Compensation
Toll road
0.5 km
8.Keep right to continue toward Ballito Dr
Toll road
33 m
9.Turn right onto Ballito Dr (signs for N2/Stanger)1.0 km
10.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Ballito Dr0.4 km
11.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Ballito Dr0.2 km
12.At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Ballito Dr0.8 km
13.Turn right onto Avondale Dr0.9 km
14.Turn right onto Townsend Rd
Destination will be on the right
0.4 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

King Shaka International Airport - Durban


In May 2010 King Shaka International Airport was opened and is three times bigger than the original Durban International Airport.

The airport has been named after the great warrior and 19th century ruler, Zulu King Shaka. This international airport is the third busiest airport in South Africa with around 7 million passengers. It is 35 kilometres away from the centre of Durban.

Reviews for The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito

"Vibe "

Really the nicest place to stay and if u like the mozam vibes its def the place to be, very neat and tidy and the people where so plesent and friendly. Most def be back soon. Thanks you .

review by Judy Van Zyl

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The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito rating

Awesome place. Clean and tidy, nice and friendly owners. Need to get listed with coast to coast and I'm sure they will pull business from the other competitors. Will definitely be back some time

review by Michael Hibbins

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Amazing rustic experience with lots of great people and staff. The owner's Martin and Deena are lovely people and have made an exceptional backpackers/self catering accommodation experience. I highly recommend The Cottages.

review by Ty Beks

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The cottages , what can i say , i have been at the cottages for a while now , truely a beautiful place , deena and martin , the owners , have created a peaceful, gorgeous haven , a blessing to all who stay there , not only the rustic look , just a pure bliss of love and kindness , i rate the cottages the best on the north coast , number 1 all round, thank deena and martin for all u have done , rest , peace and just good laughs is just around the corner , to the cottages.. ..stay as beautiful as u are rich

review by Richard Tomlinson

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Lovely comfy spot. Amazing hosts Deena and Martin.

review by Zjax Whiteley-Brown

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The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito rating

Great place. Great vibe, friendly owners- Dina and Martin. Friendly staff. Great place

review by Andyx66 Gillespie

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The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito rating

Nice place,good for self catering,all you need in a night sleepover or even longer stay,close to shops and offers onsite entertainment area.

review by Lutius Kayster

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The Cottages & Backpackers - Ballito rating

Been staying here for the last couple of months .. And it has been an amazing experience !! It is like a home in rustic African Paradise!! Love it

review by Sebastian Bricknell

"Self-catering accommodation in Ballito"

Very nice clean rooms, friendly and helpful hosts and staff, at busy times a bit of a problem with parking on site.

review by Salome Kruger, South Africa

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