Pennington may be small, but this thriving coastal town makes for a great getaway for those looking to unwind at the beach. Built around the sugarcane and dairy industry, this seaside holiday destination nestles on the KwaZulu Natal coastline overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, attracting locals and tourists alike to drink in the fun, sand and sun.
The picturesque village of Pennington lies only one hour’s drive from the bustling King Shaka airport, with easy access to the rest of the South Coast area for shopping, cocktails and a touch of urban bustle. Although it once was the family farm of sugar magnate Sir Frank Reynolds, this jewel of the South Coast has become one of the world’s finest coastal forest protectorates. Rich with birdlife and teeming with indigenous flora, Pennington also boasts miles of unspoilt beaches for those who love to relax and take it easy.
It’s not all about the tranquil beach life in Pennington, however. Water sports abound, and avid snorkelers are in for a special treat with the spectacular sites at Kelso and Umdoni point. Anglers can also indulge their favourite sport with deep-sea, rock and surf sites to explore. The adventurous can pump their adrenaline with wind-surfing, paragliding and jet skiing. Golfers can even dust off the 9-iron with several unique courses and a superb driving range to hone their skills. The truly brave can venture into the water for shark cage diving and come up close and personal with these magnificent predators. Or take to the mountain trails and explore the diverse beauty of this unique area for yourself- be it a leisurely walk, or zipping down the trails on a mountain bike.
Selborne Golf Estate Hotel and Spa offers keen visitors fine dining, luxurious accommodation and the perfect chance to unwind in it’s world-class spa facilities. With a range of restaurants, four elegant reception venues for wedding parties and friendly staff, it’s worth a visit any time you’re in the area.
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