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Nikia Art (Nic Grobler)

Nic Grobler’s art can be viewed at his gallery in Ramsgate, Nikia Art, which stocks some fabulous original sculptures that portray messages of hope. Nic Grobler is a talented South Coast sculptor who is famous for his meaningful “art with a message.” Nic intertwines his passion for theology with his art to create pieces that portray positive messages and tell stories, many of them Biblical. Combining his love of fine art with his interest in theology at university level, led Dr Grobler to receive a BA in fine arts, a B.Th degree, an M.Div and Doctorate of Theology. This wealth of knowledge and passion is evident in all his unique pieces.   Nic creates pieces that seek to evoke emotions in the viewer and so, naturally, he has a keen interest in Impressionist work. His work is remarkable in capturing, not only the actions of his subjects, but the emotions they feel. Nature... read more

Fishing on the KZN South Coast

The KZN, South Coast offers some of the finest angling areas in the world. Here are a few of the famous and not-so-famous spots to try your luck: Famous Fishing Spots – Scottburgh & Pennington Famous Fishing Spots – Umzumbe & Port Shepstone Famous Fishing Spots – Margate Pier & Lee Rock Famous Fishing Spots – Pot Hole & Orange Rocks Famous Fishing Spots – Shirley Avenue, Ramsgate Famous Fishing Spots – Trafalgar Famous Fishing Spots – Palm Beach High Rock, Ladder Rock & Splash Rock, Port Edward The deep water spots can produce large sandsharks and a variety of rays especially during the hot summer months. Casting and fast retrieving of surface ‘poppers’ may attract Kingfish during summer although other species cannot be ruled out. Casting with ‘spinners’ in the early morning or late afternoon during autumn and winter may bag you a King Mackerel, Yellowtail, Kingfish, Garrick or Natal Snoek.... read more

Wozani Africa

Wozani Africa Events is the South Coast’s very own professional event, project and promotion management company, which caters to the corporate market’s end-to-end event needs. Over the years, Wozani Africa has brought a wide range of national events to the South Coast, and Ramsgate in particular. Wozani Africa Events takes care of everything from accommodation bookings to event management, including logistics, print design, financial management, sponsorship marketing, and electronic media. The company is spear-headed by Vicky Wentzel, whose passion for promoting the South Coast and attention to detail have made Wozani Africa the successful company it is today. National companies rely on Wozani Africa to deliver their social functions, teambuilding programmes, product launches, exhibitions, road shows, brand activations, seminars and conferences to the South Coast. Some of their major annual events include the Portuguese Food, Wine & Family Festival; Hook & Vine Festival, Sardine Beach Festival; a range of... read more

Tom, Dick and Harry

Tom, Dick and Harry is a locally owned and operated Great British themed Restaurant, Bar and Take Away in Ramsgate. This popular restaurant has stood the test of time, having been in business for over 23 years, the last 16 of those years under the management of Peter and Theresa and now in 2015, Peter and Theresa have handed over the reigns to Elaine and Tonja. Décor is, expectedly, big on soccer memorabilia and a huge display of over 600 unique beer cans and bottles with more being added all the time. English bulldogs, red double-decker buses and traditional British phone-booths all form part of the wonderful décor and lend themselves to the unique, warm and welcoming British theme.   Some of the delightful, freshly prepared English fare on the menu include the ever-popular English-style fish and chips, tripe, haggis and black pudding, but they also serve prawns, steaks, ribs, burgers, snack baskets, curries, seafood platters and... read more

Villa Del Peche

Relax in your cozy villa overlooking the ocean while listening to the waves breaking on the beachfront, just a few short footsteps away. Villa del Peche has two and three bedroom self-catering cottages available. Each cottage has an open-plan lounge and dining area that extends from a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for informal family entertaining and communal cooking. Equipped with a microwave, dishwasher and a dryer, all your needs requirements are met in these fully equipped units. Each room has either a fan or an aircon to keep you cool during the summer months and the wonderful patios with braai facilities will make outdoor dining a cinch. There is a communal swimming pool in the complex for all guests’ enjoyment and for those days when you do decide to stay indoors, each cottage has DStv for your viewing pleasure.   All the units are serviced Monday to Saturday, except on public holidays, and coin-operated laundry facilities are available.... read more

Baven Cottage

Set in a lush subtropical garden that is so typical of the South Coast, Baven Cottage is a home-away-from-home created by Howard and Claire, a retired Ramsgate couple. The delightful self-catering cottage is secure, yet secluded to give you maximum privacy. A mere 3 minutes drive (or 10 minute walk) from Ramsgate beach and close to Southbroom, the cottage is perfectly positioned for a relaxing Ramsgate holiday. Baven Cottage sleeps 3, the bedroom has a queen-sized bed for two and a pull-out bed accommodates the third guest. The cottage is ideal for two adults and one or two children, rather than for three adults. Child-friendly, the cottage has access to the pool and is gate controlled.   A spacious, fully equipped kitchen is available for meal preparation for those times when you are not enjoying local delights at one of the many nearby restaurants. Large windows bring plenty natural light into the cottage, while a canopy of... read more

The finest self catering accommodation in Ramsgate

The best self catering accommodation provides freedom and comfort, a real home away from home Ramsgate offers holiday makers some of the finest self catering accommodation anywhere on the KZN south coast. The accommodation options on offer are comfortable, beautifully kept and well priced. Whilst the town – often described as one of South Africa’s best kept secrets – its suburbs and the indigenous surrounding forests are well looked after by local community organizations. Ramsgate has many affordable large holiday homes and guest houses close to the beach but you have to book early. Beachfront holiday accommodation is always the most sought after and the units close to Ramsgate beach tend to get snapped up quickly during season, so make sure you get in early. The key to having a fantastic holiday in Ramsgate is to find accommodation that suits your family and budget perfectly. If your family is anything like mine, perfect holiday accommodation means having... read more

Famous Fishing Spots – Shirley Avenue, Ramsgate

There are two types of fisherman – those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish.  ~Author Unknown Shirley Avenue (S30 54.236 E30 20.404) This is a deep water spot, situate just south of Ramsgate. A good fishing platform, but take care on spring high tide. Bring the family and a picnic basket. There is also opportunity to cool off in the rock pool close by. Relatively safe parking is close... read more

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