South Africa Car Rentals
Explore the beaches of South Africa with South Africa car rentals for a unique
holiday experience. SA’s beaches are rich in diversity and beauty, extending
from the Northern Cape on the west to KwaZulu-Natal in the east.
KZN is on South Africa’s east coast. Warm Indian Ocean waters and golden beaches
make this coastline a diver’s nirvana. If you’re going to use
South Africa car rentals to explore
SA’s beaches, the Elephant Coast is an excellent place to start.
The Elephant Coast is in northern KZN, near to Mozambique. The area is a blend of
beach and wild Africa, with much of it categorized as game reserves and marine conservation
areas. A 4x4 is usually necessary to get to to the lodges, and there are exceptional
diving, game viewing and birding opportunities on this spotless coast.
The Dolphin Coast is sometimes referred to as the “North Coast”, a sweep
of land scattered with little towns and seaside holiday accommodation. Bottlenose
dolphins are often seen “performing”- racing and leaping out of the
water, a delightful event to witness.
The Hibiscus Coast (South Coast) is a very popular place to go on vacation. The
beaches are great with safe swimming and are a favourite of families. The area also
offers a profusion of highly rated golf courses.
The Eastern Cape coastline is quite unusual. It has a multitude of irresistible
beaches, with some beachfront areas being used by the wealthy for their holiday
homes while others are still wild and almost inaccessible.
The Sunshine Coast has a mild climate and appeals to well-off visitors with its
pretty rivers, lagoons, and beaches. Nature reserves incorporate specific beaches
and offer the opportunity for wonderful walks and marvellous birding.
The Wild Coast has yet to be developed and is mostly unspoiled. Impressive cliff
faces rise high above the water and unsullied beaches are reachable only by horseback
The Western Cape is the most civilised and cosmopolitan province of South Africa.
Its magnificent coasts are warm on the east and cold on the west due to being on
the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. It’s advisable to hire car Cape Town to tour the Cape
coasts as there’s a great deal to do and see.
The Garden Route is an illustrious drive with outstanding scenery. The road runs
between the coastline and the mountains with some amazing landscapes. The beaches
offer serene, picturesque holidays.
Overberg Coast (Cape Whale Coast)
The Overberg Coast is always stunning, but draws thousands of visitors from June
to December with the arrival of the whales in the bay. Southern Right, Bryde’s
and Humpback whales use the Overberg Coast for breeding and calving.
The Atlantic Seaboard is Cape Town’s “Med”; with long white sweeps
of sand, translucent blue water and a spectacular mountain background. The beaches
are stylish and people go there to be seen.
The West Coast is untamed with scenic strandveld (beach vegetation), particularly
in spring when the wildflowers bloom in beautiful patches of colour. The coast is
peaceful and spacious, strewn with a few small fishing villages.
South Africa has incredible coastlines waiting to be explored. Choose South Africa car rentals to ensure
an autonomous beach vacation.