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Beachfront accommodation

Affordable family, self-catering accommodation, right on Uvongo Beach, South Coast KZN. An hour from Durban and 10 minutes from St Michaels and Margate.

Right where you want to be! 

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Consists of 23 units in an apartment block 50m from the ocean situated in the small sea side town of Uvongo. Not suitable for parties nor social gatherings.





This compact unit on the second floor comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen & sea view.




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Take a look at our video. Situated 50m from the sea front, Driftsands Sea View Flats offer affordable, family sea-side holidays.

On the beach

Positioned 1.5 hours from Durban on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, between Margate and Shelly Beach, this small town has every thing needed for a sea side holiday.

Fantastic position! Driftsands Holiday Flats is a family orientated holiday apartment block 50m from the sea, 80m from the Uvongo Tidal Pool and 200m from the centre of Uvongo’s famous swimming beach with a waterfall. Restaurants, Bars and Uvongo’s CBD are within easy walking distance, literally 5 minutes.

Driftsands Holiday Flats is the holiday venue where you can arrive, park your car in your car port, and only start the motor when you leave to go home! Walk, fish, swim, surf, laze in the sun at the pool or on the beach. Relax and chill out. From your private balcony you can watch the restless sea, spot the whales and dolphins, and at that magical time of the year,  join in the madness of the Sardine Run!

Frequently Asked Questions

Are parties, groups or social gatherings allowed?
No – there are no facilites for parties nor group social gatherings. Driftsands is is ideal for quiet, peaceful, sea side family getaways.
What do the Units look like?
  • All the units are individually owned.
  • They are decorated and equipped according to the owners individual taste.
  • The units are basic, but fully equipped self-catering units.
  • The complex is enclosed by an electric fence.
  • Car entrances have remote electric gates.
Are the Units serviced?
Units are serviced daily on request, during the week.

No service on weekends and public holidays.

What facilities are there in the complex?
  • Swimming pool with braai areas.
  • 5 other Braai areas
  • Kiddies play area
  • Wifi Hot spot
What is in the units?
  • All units contain bed linen,ceiling fans and at least one colour TV.
  • All units are wired for DSTV.
  • Bring your own DSTV decoder. NOT Explorer.
  • Only the initial toilet roll is provided.
  • No towels (bath / swimming / kitchen) are provided.
How close is the sea?
  • 50 m from the sea front and 150m from Uvongo Beach

Is there parking?
  • 1 Covered car port for one average size motor vehicle per unit.

    Limited extra uncovered parking in front of complex available for larger vehicles.

The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast

There is so much do on the KZN South Coast, from relaxing on the beach to extreme adventure activities, unique coastal restaurants and your favourite franchises. We have 2 shopping malls for bad weather days and many enticing venues to visit when its too hot for the beach.

The area caters for active holidays with bowling greens, tennis courts, squash courts, 8 golf courses, a mini putt course, go-carts, a gorge swing, abseil, 4.5 km zip line and Zip line Extreme, white water rafting, mountain bike trails, surf and rock fishing, ski boat fishing, bird watching and whale watching. The two shopping centers – The Shelly Centre with cinemas and the South Coast Mall – a crocodile farm and a game farm cater for a more relaxed holiday. The world famous Oribi Gorge , Wild Five Adventures and Lake Eland Nature Reserve and The Wild Coast Casino are easily accessible by car.

If you are looking for a quit place to unwind and relax then this is it. Spar is a walking distance. Nature is absolutely beautiful. The staff is very friendly. Best of all it is safe. I would really recommend it. Thanks Lee for everything!!!
Trip Advisor Review

Another Happy Visitor

The area was beautiful and so was the view of the beach everything was near and the overall experience was impeccable but most importantly we felt safe and had fun, definitely got the value for money.
Trip Advisor Review

Another Happy Visitor

thanks so much for the wonderful time we had with you best unit ever best service ever i would recomend this for anyone that would like to have a constant sea view and close to the main beach and the shops
Trip Advisor Review

Another Happy Visitor