The Boathouse

33 Compensation Beach Rd , Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, 4420 , South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ballito

On the Beach

A travel blog entry by carofree


Left Elephant Plains Monday morning - what a great few days. Spent most
of day travelling - 3 hours from Lodge to airport then 2 flights (caught
2nd by skin of our teeth as first was late leaving!!). Arrived at The
Boathouse in Ballito about 5pm. Lovely hotel and once I had changed
rooms (air con not working) and given the …

Hluhluwe Game Park - pronounced Shu-shloo-wee

A travel blog entry by larrylyn


... in search of game. Other folk saw zebra, warthog and steenbuck. Really terrific. From here we drove to a Zulu village and were introduced to that culture seeing the spear makers, basket makers, the songorma, beading and shield makers. The huts were located in a kral and in fact only part of the traditional village was for tourists....the rest of the village is in fact occupied by the natives we saw. Fortunately it was too hot ...

Day 13 - Goodbye Daisy, Hello Polly

A travel blog entry by simonannals


... After making ourselves a coffee, the owner Jaime, a 59 year old glamour puss, turned up and welcomed us. She recommend a walk along the boardwalk to the shops and restaurants, which is precisely what we did. After admiring the sand sculptures, we located The Galley bar/restaurant that Colin at Whalesong had recommended to us. We stopped for a drink, I had Guinness, and after reading the menu decided to return for evening dinner. We walked back loaded with ...

The Township Tour

A travel blog entry by dustinkaspar


... the DJ and all of the speakers were. There were a couple of skinny dudes up there jiving but everyone else seemed to be gathering in gender groups in other areas of the bar. A couple of the girls decided to get up and dance and I decided that I have no inhibition left and joined them. The couple dancers and DJ welcomed us with shouts and we got down the best that we could. When we began, there was an amazing moment where amidst our wholly comical dancing, the whole place erupted ...


A travel blog entry by lysebrooks


... gave them to the teacher to show the children as well as hard maple candies from Laura Secord. As we left at noon, they were given a hot meal. Mildred says that most children do not know who their father is. HIV is very prevalent in SA, up to 100% in some small communities. Not much of a future for their children, Some will go to secondary school, some will drop out and work in the fields. This part of SA is very agricultural. Very lush, very green. Beautiful. Drove off with ...

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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Boathouse Ballito

Reviewed by carofree

On the Sea

Reviewed May 31, 2010
by (16 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

Lovely, but where's the sun

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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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