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KwaZulu-Natal has a subtropical climate along its coastal shoreline making it an ideal destination for tourists. Cities like Durban, Pongola, and Zululand are popular. The inland cities like Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith, and Drakensberg have a temperate climate that is cold in the winter and hot in the summer. Depending on the type of holiday tourists prefer, all cities have outdoor attractions. People can find holiday homes in KwaZulu-Natal in any of the cities.
Types of Holiday Homes
Holiday homes may include exclusive apartments with luxurious features, private beach homes with stunning views, or small cottages in quiet areas for the ultimate in relaxation. No matter what type of holiday home is desired to rent, they all tend to have similar amenities including self-catering accommodations. The bedrooms range from one bedroom for a romantic holiday to over six bedrooms for a group that travels together. Linens and pillows are often included. Bathrooms may be en suite with modern features and towels available. Kitchens come fully equipped with appliances and built-in cupboards. Crockery and silverware are often included as well. It is common for kitchens to have open floor plans that conveniently lead into living spaces. Plasma televisions with satellite packages and furniture are typically found in the living rooms.
The outdoor areas may have swimming pools or nature trails. Patios, balconies, and decks are common as well as built-in braais and bar areas. Garages or covered parking is included as well as garden areas or walkways to the beach. Shopping centres, restaurants, and other attractions are generally within close proximity. All holiday homes for rent in KwaZulu-Natal are considered secured areas.
Prices of Holiday Homes
The prices of holiday homes vary greatly depending on the location and season. Peak seasons for coastal properties are usually from November to February, which means the holiday homes will be the most expensive at these times. The number of bedrooms, bathrooms, and upgraded amenities will also affect the cost, which can be anywhere from around R 200 to R 3 500.
Tourists that travel to KwaZulu-Natal annually or more often should consider buying a home rather than finding a holiday home to rent during each trip. Timeshares are also popular within golf estates and popular resorts.