Visitors flying into KwaZulu Natal and landing at King Shaka International Airport are an easy 15-minute drive to the centre of uMhlanga. The close convenience of Garden Court uMhlanga to the airport makes it a first choice Durban airport hotel. Not only can you get to and from the airport quickly, but the hotel is a 5-minute walk from Africa’s largest mall, the Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Much more than a place to shop, the mall has over 20 cinema screens, nearly 100 restaurants, a Tony Hawk designed skate park, flow riders and more.
As a modern centre of business and a popular residential suburb, uMhlanga has an excellent infrastructure, great choice of hotels, and fantastic restaurant scene. At the top of the town an area that was once rolling sugarcane fields is now known as the Ridge and is the hub of business and retail. Drive towards the beaches and you’ll arrive in uMhlanga Village, a collection of smaller boutiques and shops a road filled with great cafés, bars and restaurants.