The Dolphin Coast is a beautiful place to explore, with an amazing climate and laid-back vibe it’s the obvious choice for your next beach escape. ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef caters to your every need to sit back, relax, and enjoy the peace and quiet. Feel like a little more adventure? We’ve composed a list of the top 5 best experiences nearby. Make the most of your time in this beautiful region of South Africa by getting to know some of the best local spots favoured by the North Coast community.
Sugar Rush Park Ballito
Sugar Rush Park is the place to go for a big dose of fun for the whole family. This is the perfect place for kids to enjoy some adventure. Sugar Rush has tons of cool activities including a jump park, laser tag, snake park, putt-putt, treetop obstacle course, and crafting fun, where kids can make their own unicorn slime. The adults can browse the outdoor stores and finish off the day with a delicious meal at Food Fundi or Seventeen87.
Sundowners at Mahogany Reef
On the main beach of Zinkwazi, Mahogany Reef is within walking distance from ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef. The bar is part of the Zinkwazi Ski Boat Club and has the perfect deck sitting right on the beach.
Visit the Litchi Orchard
Litchi Orchard is a collective of small business owners selling a range of products including food, lifestyle, and décor products in a market setting. Every second Saturday of the month the Litchi Orchard is a favourite with the local community and is the perfect way to spend a day. Browse the stalls and support local small businesses. With a laid-back family vibe, you can discover amazing eats, local clothing designers, and tons of other artisanal goodies. And with our self-catering apartments, you can enjoy a meal made from all your market finds.
Hiking in Harold Johnson Nature Reserve
Harold Johnson Nature Reserve has a group of different hiking trails with varying distances. Enjoy the great outdoors on the banks of the Tugela River. The trail is known for having a rich variety of birdlife and butterflies.
Tuck into a Pizza at Proud’s
Proud’s Pizza on Zinkwazi beach is a hidden gem. With a 4.5 star rating on TripAdvisor this local delight will leave you with a smile. Vegetarian-friendly and within walking distance from ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef. Enjoy a delicious pizza with your toes in the sand.
Want to discover the amazing beauty and tranquility of the Dolphin Coast? Why not book your stay at ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef for a family stay today!