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1. INTRODUCING ILEMBE ...continued

         1.5 LIFESTYLE

          Developments such as the Palm Lakes, Fairmont Zimbali and   one can come across Clarke Bay with its rocky pools on either
          Simbithi Estates show the potential in the region for high-  side of this sandy bay.
          end residential accommodation and entertainment. The IFA
          Hotels & Resorts offer the ultimate in luxury accommodation.  The Dokodweni Lagoon at Mandeni Municipality is now
          With several newly developed hotels, inviting business, trade   recognised as a Blue Flag Beach.
          and conference meetings, market opportunities exist to
          experience the North Coast lifestyle in iLembe.     Besides the magnifi cent coastal areas with different sea sports
                                                              and fi shing, the hinterland offers a mostly undisturbed rural setting
          Of note is Ballito, a coastal town that nestles between the   with a thriving, rich Zulu culture. The King Shaka Tourism Route
          green rolling hills of the KwaZulu-Natal’s North Coast, and   offers great tourist attractions. The Heritage Route celebrates one
          the blue rolling waves of the warm Indian Ocean. In Ballito,  of the great Zulu leaders. King Shaka Zulu is considered by many
          one can encounter the many diverse pursuits and get   as the architect of the Zulu nation as he was responsible for
          enchanted with easily accessible locations or simply relax   joining many scattered clans into a unifi ed force that dominated
          on the golden sandy beaches soaking up the African sun.   the land between the modern Swazi border and the Eastern
                                                              Cape. Most notable are High Rock - where King Shaka would
          Willard’s Beach is the main bathing beach with popular surfi ng   sit to plan his military tactics and Observation Rock – where
          and body boarding spots “Bog” & “Surfers” to the south while   King Shaka would sit and watch the movements of his army
          “Sunrise” lies to the north. These beaches are protected by   training on the plains below. iLembe offers a diverse lifestyle
          shark nets and have qualifi ed life guards on duty during the   that can only be the envy of many in South Africa, catering for
          day. Only 15 minutes walking distance south of Willard’s Beach,   high, low and middle income classes.

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