The Boathouse

Hotel | Dolphin Coast | South Africa The Boathouse is a personal property in the coastal town of Balito. It overlooks the beach and the Indian Ocean.

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The Boathouse boasts a view of the endless Indian Ocean. The property comprises 19 luxurious rooms, each named after a famous ship, which complements the nautical in-room décor.

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Highlights & What to Expect

  • Lazing on the beach.
  • Intimate accommodation.
  • Gateway Shopping Centre.
  • Fishing.
  • Sibya Casino.
  • Zulu cultural tours.
  • Natal Shar Board.

Location & Setting

The Boathouse is on the Dolphin Coast of South Africa, a strip of coast north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. This luxury bed and breakfast establishment is 25km from King Shaka International Airport, making it a convenient spot for a getaway or a comfortable overnight stay. It is in Balito, a favorite among South African holidaymakers.


All the rooms have satellite television, a telephone, air conditioning, and complimentary tea and coffee. There is also a restaurant at the Boathouse – the Thava Continental Indian Restaurant – which serves both Northern and Southern Indian cuisine and is open for breakfast. To further ensure that all your needs are satisfied during your stay at the Boathouse, the property boasts an on-site spa called 'Secrets Luxury Day Spa.' You will find all the treatments your heart desires and the most friendly, professional staff here.


The staff at the Boathouse will prove very helpful in booking activities for you, as they are informed about what Ballito has to offer. The Boathouse also provides transport to and from various activities. Activities around Ballito include various animal interaction programs, shopping at Gateway Mall, visiting uShaka Marine World, going to the beach and catching a ride on a boat, microlight flights, learning more about the local culture at Shakaland, The Kingdom, and also enjoying the local taste of Indian spices at the Victoria Street Market. There are also several golf courses in the area.






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Bird Watching

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Culture Tours