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About Ballito

How we see Ballito!

Imagine yourself driving through an established small town where perfect waves provide the backdrop, and an overabundance of flora and fauna that deliver natural beauty is always in view.

This small town is Ballito, situated just 30 kilometres from Durban, on the North Coast shoreline, also known as the Dolphin Coast.  The location of this stunning town is extremely sought after, not only because of the natural beauty which surrounds it, but also because it houses some of the countries most loved and sought after lifestyle estates.

Ballito falls straight under the KwaDukuza municipality and is often discussed as the fastest growing area of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Ballito was established in 1954 as a private township and the area was originally a portion of a sugar cane farm. The word “Ballito” comes from the Spanish word which means “little ball”.

Initially Ballito was known as just a holiday destination, but increasingly more people have decided to make Ballito their permanent home. It is not hard to understand why, considering the spectacular views and the many events and activities available. Ballito offers its residents and holiday makers every convenience from sports to shopping centre to restaurants.

The weather at Ballito perfectly matches the tranquil lifestyle – summer days are warm and winter days are clear and crisp. The rainy season happens mainly in the summer months rather than in winter.

A visit to Ballito promises to be a truly unforgettable experience. Ballito will cater for each member in your family. For the shopaholic in the family, they do not need to go further than into town for all their shopping needs, as Ballito provides many excellent malls to choose from. These shopping malls offer a variety of fine dining experiences and the latest in entertainment facilities.

Sport and Health fans are able to visit the Umhlali and Zimbali Golf Courses.  They offer all golf fanatics the chance to make use of their Golf Course and also enjoy a tasty meal at the clubhouse.

For the nature lovers, the widespread beaches along the coastline offers great walking and running routes, as well as many swimming and surfing spots.

In Ballito, there is no shortage of top schools, making it the perfect place to raise a family and ensure that your children’s education is high on your priority list.


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