• Durban Beach Rescue Season 2

    Durban Beach Rescue – Season 2 of this popular show heading to screens later in 2017

    Principle photography has just been completed on the second season of the real, in-the-moment character-driven docu-reality series Durban Beach Rescue commissioned by Travel Channel, DStv Channel 179 Thursday, 12 January 2017 – Season two of the popu...

  • Vivo Umhlanga

    Vivo Umhlanga

    Vivo Umhlanga announced itself with a bang on the 3rd December, hosting a prestigious launch event that included life size champagne pouring ice sculptures, Mardi Gras dancers, designer cocktails and a live performance by local hip hop artist Da L.E....

  • The Sharks Home and Away Jerseys

    New Sharks Jerseys: Canterbury joins The Sharks Family

    The Sharks are delighted to announce that they have entered into a partnership with Canterbury South Africa, as their new apparel sponsor. Canterbury is one of the leading rugby kit manufacturers in the world, and over the years have had a long and i...

  • Zululami Estate

    R2.5 Billion Luxury Coastal Estate Launches in Sheffield Beach – Zululami

    Collins Residential, subsidiary of H. Collins & Sons Group, boasts a proud 100-year record predominantly in commercial property development and investment. Although the group has developed across numerous countries, its roots lie proudly within K...

  • Air Seychelles announces Durban flights

    Air Seychelles announces exciting launch of Durban Flights

    Today, Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, held a media conference at King Shaka International Airport, to announce its new direct route to Durban, set to commence on 30 March 2017. The carrier was represented by Maja ...

Showcasing Durban and KwaZulu-Natal


5 Star Durban is a glossy print tourism magazine and online community promoting the beautiful city of Durban and surrounding KwaZulu-Natal, highlighting the best that "South Africa's Playground" has to offer.

From accommodation and hotels, restaurants and bars, markets, shopping and entertainment to activities and things to do in Durban and surrounding KwaZulu-Natal - we cover it all!

Durban or eThekwini in Zulu (from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon"), is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. The Durban Metropolitan Area is the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. Durban is famous for being one of the busiest ports in Africa and the city is the main economic driver in KwaZulu-Natal, contributing over half of the province’s output and 15% of the national output of South Africa.

Durban South Africa is a very popular tourist city

Durban is a tourist’s paradise, known for its gorgeous coastline (“The Golden Mile”), warm subtropical climate and culturally diverse population. The warm Indian Ocean current, beautiful beaches and Durbanites’ fun-loving, outdoor culture has earned the city the nickname “South Africa’s Playground”

By 2030, Durban will be Africa’s most caring and liveable city.

We hope you enjoy your stay!
Kruger Park Safari Specialists

Latest 5 Star Durban Posts

Durban Ready for New Year Boom

Durban New Year

EThekwini is ready to welcome the scores of visitors, both locals and outside visitors, who will flock to the City’s beaches and other popular hangout spots to welcome the new year. The City expects the number of visitors to peak during this period and measures have been put in place …

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Vivo Umhlanga

Vivo Umhlanga

Vivo Umhlanga announced itself with a bang on the 3rd December, hosting a prestigious launch event that included life size champagne pouring ice sculptures, Mardi Gras dancers, designer cocktails and a live performance by local hip hop artist Da L.E.S.   Situated at 15 Lagoon Drive (the site of the old …

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New Sharks Jerseys: Canterbury joins The Sharks Family

The Sharks Home and Away Jerseys

The Sharks are delighted to announce that they have entered into a partnership with Canterbury South Africa, as their new apparel sponsor. Canterbury is one of the leading rugby kit manufacturers in the world, and over the years have had a long and illustrious list of teams and players that …

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R2.5 Billion Luxury Coastal Estate Launches in Sheffield Beach – Zululami

Zululami Estate

Collins Residential, subsidiary of H. Collins & Sons Group, boasts a proud 100-year record predominantly in commercial property development and investment. Although the group has developed across numerous countries, its roots lie proudly within Kwazulu-Natal. Currently Kwazulu-Natal, particularly from Umhlanga up the North Coast, is one of the fastest growing …

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