Ballito is the Perfect Holiday Destination for your Family

Ballito might have grown from being a small holiday village to a large town but it still retains that awesome beach holiday vibe. Discover the best places to relax and soak up the Ballito spirit on your next vacation on the Dolphin Coast.


Fiamma Grill
Fiamma Grill offers a modern twist on Italian cuisine and there is something for everyone on their unique menu. If you are looking for the perfect spot for sundowners head to the cocktail bar and pool area. Check their Facebook page on a regular basis as they often have DJs or live music playing on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Those looking to keep fit during their holiday should look out for their morning yoga sessions in the forest section at the back of the property.

Kuta-Kola is one of the newest restaurants in Ballito and it offers panoramic ocean views. It is open at night from Thursday to Sunday and is the perfect spot to enjoy a few drinks while watching the sunset. Kuta-Kola has an in-house mixologist who is able to create a wide range of delicious cocktails.

Tasos Ballito
This is another new spot in Ballito that offers incredible ocean views from its spacious deck. Tasos has a family vibe and is a popular spot for sundowners for Ballito families and holidaymakers. The menu has something for everyone and the bar serves everything from cocktails to craft beers. Watch their Facebook page as they often have live music events on Saturday or Sunday offering the perfect chilled weekend vibe.

Breakfast or Coffee

Concha is an institution in Ballito and it regularly hosts community events such as fundraisers for animal adoption shelters and beach clean-up efforts and it acts as a start and finish line for the Dolphin Coast Striders weekend races. It serves delicious coffee and waffles as well as a range of indulgent treats. Situated on the corner of Library Lane and Compensation Beach Road, the cafe spills out onto the pavement and even has tables on the islands in the middle of the road. On the weekend, you will find a mix of locals and holiday makers enjoying their coffee and relaxing while taking in the ocean views.

Live Music and Family-Friendly

The Market
The Market at the Lifestyle Center has live music every weekend and is a great place to relax and enjoy the holiday vibe that Ballito has to offer. The Market has something to offer for everyone in the family, including craft beers, sushi, curries, burgers, steaks, fish and chips, pizza, and milkshakes to name but a few of the amazing options. Everyone from little kids to grandparents can be seen dancing to the live music in the afternoon and early evening.

So come and discover the holiday vibe of Ballito for yourself. Book your dream Dolphin Coast vacation with Utopia Ballito. We now offer concierge services to make sure that every detail of your holiday is perfect. Send us a grocery list and we will do the shopping for you and have everything unpacked in the fridge and cupboards before you arrive. We have partnered with Ballito Escapes, an adventure and tour company that will organise all of your holiday activities for. They have every type of activity covered from golf to spa days and even microlight flights. Ballito Escapes will sort out every detail so you can just relax and enjoy the activity. Ballito TV is a streaming service that is now available in all of our units to keep you up to date with the latest events and activities in town.

Elsbeth Terblanche

Elsbeth Terblanche

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