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About 56 The Shades

Conveniently situated in Umhlanga, across the road from the main Umhlanga swimming beach. The ground floor apartment has two bedrooms, the main has a queen-size bed and the other bedroom has two single beds. The en-suite bathroom has a shower and the second bathroom has a bath and shower.

The kitchen is well equipped with a large fridge but no washing machine and tumble drier, there is however a communal laundry in the building. The living area comprises a dinette area and a comfortable lounge with flat screen TV, including DStv access, which leads on to the balcony and garden. You have the use of the communal gardens, barbecue facilities and swimming pool.

A short walk up the beach there is a 26 hectare nature reserve consisting of an estuary, dune forest and coastal forest. There are two nature trails open to the public through the Umhlanga nature reserve.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

No smoking. No more than four pax except by arrangement. No bookings from under 25 years unless by arrangement.

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  • 56 The Shades self-catering apartment 56 The Shades self-catering apartment Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Self-catering apartment. 2 bedrooms, two bathrooms.
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      Reviews for 56 The Shades

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      05 December 2017

      Great area and complex however very disappointed as we stayed in this establishment for 5 nights and our linen and towels were not changed. Other than that it was a peaceful stay.

      Nicole Wright
      13 July 2017

      Great place to stay. Clean and neat. Everything you need. Close enough to beach to walk, if you don't mind the hill!We were disappointed as on two occasions we had workers coming in to carry out maintenance which could have been done when we had left. This also happened on both occasions early in the morning when we would have enjoyed a lie in...

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      56 The Shades is 0.6km from the centre of Umhlanga , the nearest airport 12.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling