10 things to do around OceanDune Sibaya

Our OceanDune apartments are in the perfect location for a weekend getaway to Durban’s North Coast. The area is packed with plenty of things to do – from outdoor adventures to leisurely lunches.

Alternatively, if you are a business traveller then our OceanDune apartments offer you a peaceful environment away from the hustle and bustle! If you’re looking for the ideal Sibaya property for sale, with apartments near Umhlanga, look no further than OceanDune. This property opportunity is central offering you various things to do all year-round.

Convenient shopping

First off, being premium apartments near Umhlanga, you have loads of choice for grocery shopping! You have a range of shopping centres on your doorstep! Choose between Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Park Square and the newly launched Marine Walk Shopping Centre.

Marine Walk Shopping Centre is a new outdoor mall with a diverse range of cuisine and stores. Choose from your favourite Woolworths meals to the Superspar Salta’s selection of carefully curated sushi, dumplings, burgers, pasta bakes and a delightful bakery section featuring macarons and home baked goods. While you’re shopping around you can grab a coffee or an authentic Italian gelato from the café in the store.

Walk Umhlanga’s Promenade

The Umhlanga Promenade is a must-visit destination. This is where you can take in the soul satisfying views of the Indian Ocean. The Whale Bone pier is also a key attraction in this area for its magnificent architecture. Walk out to the furthest point and look down through the glass floor into the mesmerising depths of the ocean.

The Umhlanga Promenade is ideal for a morning run and you will see plenty of locals walking their dogs. This hidden gem is a Durban crowd favourite. You can find the entry point for the Umhlanga promenade using the pathway from the Pearls Mall. There are also a few entry points along Lagoon Drive between the hotel developments.

Shop designer brands

Gateway Theatre of Shopping recently celebrated its 20th birthday. It has become the place to go for the latest fashion, attracting international brands such as H&M, Mango, and Zara. There really is something for everyone, even the avid reader can spend hours in Exclusive Books pouring over the latest released novels.

If you want to let off some steam, there is an adrenaline-pumping go kart track outside the food cart and you can visit Be Up for their indoor climbing course and massive trampolines for adults and kids.

Gateway is home to an 18-cinema complex, operated under Ster Kinekor. If you’re feeling nostalgic for a good-old-fashioned movie experience with a large popcorn and coke, then Gateway’s movies are for you.

The best Sushi in town

It’s official, Tightline Salta is the go-to place for Sushi in Durban right now. The restaurant opened in October at Salta Sibaya’s Marine Walk Shopping Centre. The restaurant is part of the family-owned Tightline Fisheries seafood supplier and catering store on the South Coast.

Every item on the menu has been carefully selected for freshness and the ultimate flavour. Choose from a unique selection of sushi, cocktails and seafood meals. Enjoy the ambience of live music and landscaped outdoor greenery at this stylish pavement style restaurant.

Nature trails exploration

Stretch your legs and go for a hike within the Sibaya Coastal Precinct. One of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of this area is by taking a guided nature trail with the Sibaya Coastal Forest Supervisor, Mazwi Ngubane. Get ready to embark on an adventure in the breathtakingly beautiful Sibaya Coastal Reserve. This pristine haven boasts a lush coastal forest and wetland that is teeming with a kaleidoscope of flora and fauna.

Mazwi is a knowledgeable and experienced guide who has been leading walks through the forest for many years. He is passionate about the natural environment and enjoys sharing his knowledge and insights with visitors. The guided trail that he leads takes visitors on a round trip from the meeting spot at the French Zulu café to Umdloti Beach and back.

Book your spa day

You’re in luck, our OceanDune apartments are a stone’s throw away from Mangwanani Spa – one of the top spas in the country. While you’re at OceanDune, why not treat yourself to a blissful escape from the stresses of daily life. Indulge in a luxurious experience that will leave you feeling pampered, relaxed and rejuvenated. The skilled therapists at Mangwanani Spa will ensure that you leave feeling at the top of your game.

Drinks by the Lighthouse

Looking for the perfect spot to sip on cocktails while enjoying breathtaking views? Look no further than the Oyster Box Lighthouse Bar. Only 5 minutes from your future OceanDune apartment, you can enjoy some down time by the Lighthouse.

Perched on the second floor of the Oyster Box Hotel, directly across from the iconic lighthouse, this charming bar offers sweeping views of the ocean and coastline. This is the spot to reset your day.

Friday night life

Friday nights are happening in Umhlanga! Popular spots include The George on Chartwell Drive and the newest hangout spot, Tiger’s Milk at Ocean’s Mall.

Wherever you choose to go, you will see patrons spilling out of the doors, enjoying a drink with friends and catching up on the work week. Kick back and embrace the Friday night spirit at any one of these local haunts.

Umhlanga Beach

You’re in Durban for the beach, of course. Apart from maybe a business meeting or two. One of the best beaches to visit, purely to relax on the sand and enjoy the atmosphere, is Umhlanga Beach.

You can rent an umbrella and beach chairs from the MTN stand and spend hours chilling. Umhlanga Beach is a vibrant hub of activity, where you can soak up the sun, sea and coastal charm.

Umdloti Beach tidal pool

The Umdloti Beach tidal pool is a hidden gem along the KwaZulu-Natal coastline. The crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming, snorkelling, and soaking up some sun while lounging on a floatie. The natural rock formations surrounding the pool offer a great vantage point for sunbathing. Keep an eye out for friendly marine life as you enjoy the calmness of this serene spot.

Breakfast at The Sunset Club

Very close to home, in fact just a short drive to the neighbouring Gold Coast Estate is The Sunset Club. If you’re looking for a breakfast set amidst the outdoor landscape, close to nature then The Sunset Club is for you and offers a delightful breakfast menu. The Sunset Club is a must-visit spot for anyone seeking a unique and memorable breakfast experience.

OceanDune Sibaya is the perfect destination to live and visit. If you are looking for Sibaya property for sale, look no further than OceanDune. Whether you want to make a lifestyle for yourself or are visiting, there is something close by for everyone.

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