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Nestled along the Thompsons Bay coastline in Shaka’s Rock just north of Durban, Sala Beach House is the perfect home-away-from-home for golfers of all handicaps who wish to explore the various golf courses in and around Durban and the Dolphin Coast.


North Coast Country Clubs and Golf Courses

Almost a stone’s throw from Sala Beach House, the North Coast’s country clubs and golf courses are of international standards, surrounded by incredible natural beauty.

Simbithi Country Club

Distance from Sala Beach House – 3 km (7 minutes’ drive)

Another Peter Matkovich-designed wonder, the 18-hole Simbithi golf course remains one of South Africa’s most prestigious golfing destinations, set on a 430-hectare coastline paradise.

Zimbali Country Club

Distance from Sala Beach House – 6 km (12 minutes’ drive)

This private Tom Weiskopf-designed 18-hole course provides world-class, eco-conscious golfing, a hybrid course of links and coastal forest, and breathtaking sea views.

Umhlali Country Club

Distance from Sala Beach House – 6 km (12 minutes’ drive)

The Umhlali Country Club is notorious for its energetic ambience and social vibe. The 18-hole Peter Matkovich-designed course is complemented by stunning facilities that include tennis courts, squash courts, and bowls on-site for those looking for a variety of activities.

Prince’s Grant Golf Estate

Distance from Sala Beach House – 37 (35 minutes’ drive)

This Peter Matkovich-designed course was reconstructed in November 2020, offering links and parkland layouts of large greens and impressive fairways – a unique and challenging day out for golfers of all handicaps. The Prince’s Grant Golf Course consistently ranks in South Africa’s Top 20 courses.

Durban Country Clubs and Golf Courses

For North Coast visitors eager to venture a little further south, Durban is home to world-renowned courses worth the scenic drive.

Durban Country Club

Distance from Sala Beach House – 46km (33 minutes’ drive)

This premier 18-hole course is highly ranked worldwide and has hosted over 16 South African Opens. Durban Country Club possesses a charm and tranquillity that reflects the character of its historical backdrop.

Mount Edgecombe Country Club

Distance from Sala Beach House – 37 km (31 minutes’ drive)

Boasting two 18-hole courses, Mount Edgecombe Country Club is an iconic golfing experience in Durban North. “The Woods” course offers a pretty parkland layout suitable to any handicap, while the “The Lakes” course presents a challenge ideal for serious golfers looking to test their skills.