• Granada Sq. L. Havana

    Granada Square’s new look and feel is complete!

    Following months of renovations, Granada Square unveiled their stunning new look and feel on Friday, August 30th.   Having been a landmark in uMhlanga for the past 30 years, Granada Square is both a well-known and well-loved community shopping c...

  • Inaugural Durban ICC Leadership Summit featuring Bishop TD Jakes Launched

    Inaugural Durban ICC Leadership Summit featuring Bishop TD Jakes Launched

    The possibility of a new era of creating further economic opportunities for South Africans is now on the horizon after the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) officially launched its inaugural Durban ICC Leadership Summit featuring Bi...

  • CONCOURS D’ ELÉGANCE 2019 – HISTORY, ELEGANCE & TRADITION

    It is a journey back in time, with Concours d’ Elégance Durban, as the second annual competition of elegance returns to the city. Steeped in tradition, as one of the most distinguished classic car showcases in the world, Concours d’ Elégance Durban c...

  • The Estuary Hotel & Spa

    The Estuary Hotel & Spa – A South Coast Gem!

    Pristine beauty is a rare thing to speak of in today’s mass produced obsessed culture. The Estuary Hotel & Spa is one of those beautiful gems of pristine beauty, no instagram filter needed, found right here on our stunning South Coast of KZN. Sur...

  • Oysters, naked topped with caviar onion & fennel vinegarette - Surfriders Cafe

    Top 5 Culinary Choices This Valentine’s Day!

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we thought of putting together our choice of top 5 eateries for Valentine’s Day  2019. Dating back to the 5th century Valentine’s Day has always been a day dedicated to love, be it with a partner, your bes...

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

NEWLY RENOVATED BEACH CAFÉ AND BAR AT FAIRMONT ZIMBALI RESORT

The Fairmont Zimbali Resort has opened its exciting new Beach Café and Bar, a sophisticated but relaxed spot complete with an island style pool-side bar and lounge seating area under white umbrellas, that provides diners with a glamourous setting and delectable menu in one of the most uniquely beautiful spots along …

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The Comedy Mash-Up, The Globe at Suncoast

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Over the Easter Weekend, The Globe at Suncoast will host a hilarious night out with a collection of South Africa’s top comedians all on one stage for The Comedy Mash-Up which premieres in Durban on 20 April. Hosted by Donovan Goliath, the stellar line-up includes comedy greats such as Robbie …

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Zimbali Lakes Resort

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Zimbali Lakes Resort is a stylish fusion of premium lifestyle amenities. Sprawling over 300 hectares, the mixed-use estate offers residents the luxury of choice; with a vibrant retail piazza, family-focused facilities, green spaces and magnificent lakes, Zimbali Lakes Resort is the perfect choice in luxury estate living. As an estate …

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Luxury Property For Sale In Mont Choisy Le Parc Mauritius

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Mont Choisy Beach is recognised by Mauritians as one of the most beautiful on the island.   Mont Choisy Beach and Golf estate is ideally situated between Grand Baie and the well known Mont Choisy beach which gives the estate the best location for buyers wanting a larger estate with …

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A Durban favourite joins Kings & Queens of Comedy line-up!

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One of Durban’s favourite Queens of Comedy, Celeste Ntuli, joins the royal entourage for the upcoming Kings & Queens of Comedy at Durban ICC on February 16. Queen of Zulu Comedy, Celeste Ntuli, has always been a joker, so it was no surprise when she decided to pursue comedy as …

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