It’s Almost Umhlanga Festival Time!


As the weather warms up little by little, work behind the scenes is increasing in intensity. Beach games, Christmas functions, beauty parades and sporting challenges all form part of the 2017 festivities. So, get out the suntan lotion, dust off your running shoes and put in some shower-singing practice – 14 to 23 December 2017 is Umhlanga Festival time!

umhlanga festival timeAlready in the diary is the Umhlanga Trail Run on 17 December 2017.

The event takes place this year at Sibaya

Trail Run

Casino and features a nature trail through sugar cane and forest, with beautiful views and routes for most ages and abilities.

Go to to enter now for the 6km, 12km and 18km. Christmas-themed dress-up prizes will be awarded for the 6km entrants. Such fun!

Of course, there’s also the Miss & Mr Umhlanga competition. Don’t miss out – watch

this space for details!

umhlanga festival time
And, as usual, we have the ever-popular Carols by Candlelight

at Granada Square. This charity event is a chance for people of all shapes, sizes and ages to sing old favourites and donate unwrapped gifts to charity. Rotary will be on hand to collect the gifts and donate to the needy in our

Beach fun


Carols by Candlelight

Apart from these stand-out occasions holidaymakers can look forward to fun in the sun at Umhlanga Main Beach, every day from 10am to 2pm.

Keep your eyes peeled – more info coming!

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