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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Mall
“Great shopping Mall with all the new hip and happening shops. Movies, restaurants and shopping. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This shopping centre is not your normal mall. Newly renovated and packed with upmarket restaurants, bars and shops. Definitely worth a visit.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Try the Peri Peri Chicken (or if you like it less spicey - the Lemon & Herb Chicken) in the shadow of a traditional east-African dhow, used by the explorer Kingsley Holgate.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Farm
“Take the Kids to Flag Farm Animal Farm where they can enjoy learning how to milk a cow and feed or cuddle other tame farm animals. All activities are specially made to entertain the young kiddies. There is a lot to see and do at Flag Farm. Kids can take pony rides, hand feed chickens, ducks, rabbits, cows, goats, sheep, geese and various types of birds. But there is more to Flag Farm than just animals. You will be welcomed by the lush green hills that beautifully surround the farm.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“The night markets are a wonderful gathering of locals. Swarming with a warm atmosphere, gins on tap and live band music, it is easy to kick into holiday mode while sprawled on a picnic blanket.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Spar in the anchor, but has a clicks, and a Tops. Also some decent food options, and its close.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A family-focused destination that caters for everyone, from tiny tots to gran and gramps. SRP encourages a healthy lifestyle for the whole family, by providing fun outdoor activities such as riding and running, or just plain jungle gym climbing. The magic of SRP is our wide open spaces, secure parking, refreshment facilities and a host of activities to keep all members of the family actively involved. Exciting additions to Sugar Rush Park are laser tag, archery tag, putt putt, the rugby fields, reptile park, petting zoo, miniature train, tractor rides and trampoline park. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Fiamma Grill is a bustling, vibrant and friendly restaurant situated in the exclusive Coco De Mer Hotel in Ballito.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
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“The home of superb coffee, scrumptious food, delightful specials and time with family and friends.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Store
“The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe in Ballito is a delightful Italian bakery and coffee shop. Delicious homemade food, from light lunches to the most decadent lemon meringue pie and sublime cheesecakes!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Nice place to go have a beer on the beach. This bar offers live entertainment, wide variety of beers to choose from and decent pizza”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Awesome Pizza and Coffee! Go for a walk on Shaka's Rock Beach near by with the family. Then, sit back relax in this awesome cafe. Try the croissants! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Trail
“Holla Trails is a mountain bike and trail running trails system traversing 42 working farms just outside Ballito and consisting of 340 km of marked trails. Both experienced and totally novice riders are amazed at the variety of trails and spectacular scenery that is available. Holla is suitable for all level of rider - even children (ask for tips from our helpful crew when taking kids out on the trails). Tourists love hiring a bike to explore the trails and rural landscape on their own or with a guide by arrangement. #Chooseyouradventure”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“If you looking for sushi, this is the place to go. A little bit of a drive but well worth it!!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“What more can one ask for than a breath taking view of the ever-changing Indian ocean. It is one of the oldest and most popular restaurants on the North Coast and you will leave there 100% satisfied.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good food and good service. A variety of chicken, seafood and meat dishes. ”
  • 18 locals recommend