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About Shaka's Seat

Shaka’s Seat offers luxury self-catering accommodation in Shaka's Rock on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast. Come for a special one-night stay, a relaxing weekend or your annual holiday. Shaka’s Seat is situated against the side of a hill with stunning sea views, and just three-minute stroll will take you to the Catfish Beach and lovely tidal pools. We are also an easy 20 minute drive from King Shaka International Airport.

Shaka’s Seat offers seven beautiful self-catering suites. Come and enjoy a drink whilst relaxing on the private undercover wooden decks and enjoying the stunning sea views or get refreshed with a dip in the swimming pool which also overlooks the beach. There are plenty of barbecue decks to choose from and we are also within close proximity to numerous good restaurants, takeaways, superette, and launderette.

Our units now offer the DStv hotel boutique which includes M-Net, all the Movie Magic channels and all the sports and news channels.

Beach: We're a one minute stroll to the beach. All suites are self catering, have a private, undercover wooden deck, and the stunning, closeup sea views. See the dolphins swim past and and the whales showing off!

Golf: We are literally a 1-minute drive to Simbithi Golf course, and not far from Umhlali, Zimbali and Princes Grant. 20 mins to Mt Edgecombe.

Romantic: All our suites are sea facing with a private undercover wooden deck. Stunning, close up sea views. See the dolphins swim past - and the whales from June onwards. Beautiful sunrises in June/July!

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 8 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 32 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Beach

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans

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Reviews for Shaka's Seat

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KOBUS CRONJE, South Africa
20 January 2017

Frendly, neat, safe parking and security

Vanie Govender, South Africa
27 November 2016

Shakas seat was absolutely beautifull.Very neat and tidy.However the king sized bed that was mentioned is actually two single beds put together which seperate quite easily while being utelised.It is also quiet difficult to access the beach at night or pop out in case of emergency as the property is locked up and alarm activated and one feels bad to wake up the in charge.

Andrew Crooks, South Africa
13 October 2016

We really enjoyed our short stay here...lovely well-appointed and clean rooms, good sea views, good location. Janet, the manageress, made us feel very welcome and we felt at home from the start. I'm sure we'll be back sometime...and will also recommend this to others...

Sonja Jordaan, South Africa
07 October 2016

We had a lovely time at Shaka's seat. We stayed in the Green Room. Jeanette is the sweetest woman and made us feel at home right away. The room was neat, with a lovely balcony overlooking the swimmingpool and views of the ocean. Room was serviced on request. Lovely bathroom with double basins and shower. We could really just relax and enjoy our stay. Security is also very good and appreciated that you had your own parking, for the whole time of your stay. Thank you Shaka's Seat it was worth the money and true to your advertisement of Luxury Accommodation.

Rodney Barclay, South Africa
11 August 2016

Accomodation was neat and very comfortable.Nice balcony with great sea view.Road is quite busy but did not bother us.Prices are reasonable too.Enjoyed the communal braai area and nice pool area.The security is good but a bit prison like as you have to keep opening and closing the trellidor to get access to your room.The caretaker was very friendly and attentive to our needs.

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Shaka's Seat Map

Shaka's Seat is 1km from the centre of Shakas Rock , the nearest airport 17.2km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Shaka's Rock

(0.3 km from Shakas Rock)

2 reviews

A popular beach for ski-boat launches, Shaka's Rock also has a reputation as great swimming and surfing beach.

Willard Beach

(1.2 km from Shakas Rock)

1 review

Willard Beach is the main attraction for visitors to Ballito. Part of the Dolphin Coast's magnificent stretch of golden beaches and sheltered coves, Willard Beach is perfect for a day of fun in the sun. From swimming beaches that are protected by...

Salt Rock Beach

(1.7 km from Shakas Rock)

4 reviews

The palm-fringed Salt Rock Beach has great surf, beautiful off-shore reefs for diving and some good fishing spots. It's a popular family beach with picnic areas, showers and a massive tidal pool. Salt Rock Beach is protected by shark nets and fully...

Thompson Bay Beach

(0.3 km from Shakas Rock)

1 review

Located between Ballito and Chakas Rock along Ocean Drive, Thompson Bay Beach is a sheltered cove providing a great place for swimming and angling. Shark nets and life guards on site will ensure you can bathe in safety.