Welcome to Wild Waves

Shelly Beach, comfortable, affordable, self catering holiday accomodation on the beachfront.


Experience pure bliss on a beach holiday in Shelly Beach.

Imagine sun-kissed sands, turquoise waters, and serene coastal beauty merge to create an unforgettable paradise.

Imagine waking up to the gentle sound of the ocean waves lapping against the shore. The salty sea air fills your lungs as you step out onto your own private patio.


Essence of pure relaxation

Wild Waves offers lodging for a small family in two bedroom units, 2 adults and 3 kids or maximum 4 adults per unit.

Fully walled and secure complex with electric fencing.

Private beach access from the complex.

Crystal clear swimming pool, trampoline and jungle gym for kids,

Vast rolling lawns and a tranquil garden to relax in.

Comfortable, Affordable, Self Catering Holiday Accomodation on the Beachfront



The two-bedroom sea-facing chalet at Wild Waves in Shelly Beach offers a charming and comfortable retreat for guests seeking a beachfront getaway.

With its prime location overlooking the glistening Indian Ocean, the chalets provides stunning panoramic views of the coastline, allowing guests to wake up to the soothing sounds of crashing waves and witness breathtaking sunsets from the comfort of their private balcony.

The chalets is thoughtfully designed, featuring two spacious bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living area, and modern amenities to ensure a pleasant stay.

Guests can enjoy direct access to the beach, where they can unwind on the golden sands or take a refreshing dip in the azure waters.

With its combination of seaside serenity and convenient amenities, the two-bedroom sea-facing chalets at Wild Waves promises an unforgettable coastal retreat in Shelly Beach.



The sea-facing and garden-facing apartments at Wild Waves in Shelly Beach offer a delightful and cozy haven for guests seeking a coastal escape.

Boasting a prime location with picturesque views of the Indian Ocean, the sea-facing apartments provide a tranquil retreat where guests can wake up to the soothing sounds of the waves and savor breathtaking sunsets from their private balcony.

Meanwhile, the garden-facing apartments offer a serene atmosphere surrounded by lush greenery and vibrant blooms, creating a peaceful oasis for relaxation. These thoughtfully designed apartments feature comfortable living spaces, well-equipped kitchens, and modern amenities to ensure a pleasant and convenient stay.

Guests can also enjoy easy access to the beach or revel in the beauty of the landscaped gardens, depending on their chosen apartment.

With a perfect blend of seaside charm and natural splendor, the sea-facing and garden-facing apartments at Wild Waves offer an enchanting coastal getaway in Shelly Beach.


Things to do in the area

Wild Waters Resort

You rarely have to leave our lovely resort, with large spacious units, big play areas for the kids and braai facilities for dad, Wild Waves is the perfect to place to relax and recharge. 

Deep Sea Fishing

Nestled along the captivating Kwa Zulu Natal (KZN) South Coast, Shelly Beach is renowned for offering some of the most exceptional fishing experiences in the region. With its picturesque coastal scenery and abundant marine life, this coastal gem has become a favorite destination for fishing enthusiasts.

Shelly Beach boasts an impressive diversity of fish species, making it a haven for anglers of all levels. From the thrilling challenge of reeling in game fish like marlin, sailfish, and yellowfin tuna to the excitement of catching popular inshore species such as kingfish, snapper, and barracuda, there is always something to entice every angler’s passion.

Whether you prefer the thrill of deep-sea fishing or the tranquility of casting your line from the shore, Shelly Beach offers a variety of fishing options to suit every preference.

Diving on Protea Reef

Diving on Protea Reef in Shelly Beach is an exhilarating and unforgettable experience that immerses you in the vibrant underwater world of the Indian Ocean. Located off the coast of Kwa Zulu Natal’s South Coast, Protea Reef is renowned as one of the premier dive sites in the region. As you descend into the crystal-clear waters, you’ll discover a thriving ecosystem teeming with colorful coral formations, an abundance of marine life, and an array of mesmerizing underwater landscapes. From encounters with graceful manta rays and majestic whale sharks to exploring intricate caves and swim-throughs, diving on Protea Reef offers divers of all levels a chance to witness the wonders of the ocean. The excellent visibility, mild water temperatures, and professional dive operators in Shelly Beach ensure that your diving adventure on Protea Reef will be safe, thrilling, and filled with awe-inspiring moments that will stay with you long after you resurface.

Beaches and Playing in the Surf

Shelly Beach, is blessed with an array of beautiful swimming beaches that offer both relaxation and adventure for beachgoers. One of the most popular choices is Shelly Beach itself, with its golden sands and calm, inviting waters. This family-friendly beach provides a safe and enjoyable swimming environment, making it ideal for children and those seeking a tranquil seaside escape.

Just a short distance away, Oslo Beach offers a slightly quieter alternative, perfect for those seeking a more secluded beach experience. With its picturesque cliffs and natural beauty, Oslo Beach provides a serene setting for swimming and sunbathing.

For the adventurous souls, St. Michaels Beach awaits with its exciting waves, attracting surfers and bodyboarders eager to catch the perfect wave. This energetic beach is also equipped with lifeguards, ensuring a safe experience for water enthusiasts. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, solitude, or some adrenaline-pumping water sports, the swimming beaches near Shelly Beach offer something for everyone, making it an ideal destination for beach lovers.


The South Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal is widely recognized as the “Golf Coast” due to its exceptional golfing offerings that cater to enthusiasts of this beloved sport. With its breathtaking coastal scenery, mild climate, and a selection of world-class courses, the South Coast provides a golfing experience that is second to none. Golfers visiting the area can choose from an impressive array of courses that suit players of all skill levels. San Lameer Country Club, nestled within a lush nature reserve, offers an idyllic setting with its challenging fairways and pristine greens. Southbroom Golf Club, situated amidst a subtropical coastal forest, boasts spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and presents a scenic yet demanding golfing experience.

Other notable courses in the region include Selborne Park Golf Estate, Wild Coast, Port Shepstone Country Club, and Margate Country Club. Each course showcases its unique charm, providing golfers with a variety of landscapes, from coastal dunes to rolling hills and dense forests. With well-maintained facilities, professional services, and an atmosphere of tranquility, the golf courses on the South Coast of KZN ensure a memorable and enjoyable golfing experience for visitors from near and far.

Shops and Shopping

For holiday-goers visiting Shelly Beach and its surrounding areas, there is a range of delightful shopping experiences to explore. Shelly Centre, conveniently located in the heart of Shelly Beach, is a vibrant shopping mall that caters to a variety of needs. With its diverse selection of stores, including clothing boutiques, electronics shops, supermarkets, and souvenir outlets, Shelly Centre offers a one-stop destination for all your shopping desires.

Beyond Shelly Beach, the nearby South Coast Mall in Shelly Beach further expands your shopping options. This modern mall features an assortment of national and international retail brands, as well as a selection of eateries and entertainment facilities to enhance your shopping experience. Additionally, holidaymakers can explore the local craft markets and roadside stalls, where talented artisans showcase their handmade creations, including unique jewelry, artwork, and traditional African crafts.

What Our Guests Say…


Perfect holiday destination on the southcoast coast, absolutely convenient.
The beach has a Tidal pool just in front of the resort, Perfect for some safe snorkeling. It is also a top fishing spot were you can target many different species.
Facilities near by is the Shelly center , Super spar, South coast mall and all withing a 5km radius.
Further is also the Shelly Beach Ski boat were you can book you deep sea trips and tours .

– Michael Govender


We had a wonderful stay at Wild Waves. The view from our patio was breath taking. The unit was clean and well equiped. The hostess and housekeeping were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Definitely worth a visit when in the area.

– Melinda Lantze


Great place to be! Walking distance to the beach. You hear the ocean all the time!!
Great owners and the staff is neatly dressed and friendly. The units is very neat, clean and fully equipped! Very safe with secure parking and it is close to shops! You can’t go wrong with Wild Waves!!

– Angelique Botha


This is an absolute gem in holiday accommodation along the South Coast of KZN at Shelly Beach. Owners run and administrate the place themselves and they put their soul in providing a great holiday experience to visitors. Clean, quiet and comfortable accommodation and with direct access onto the beach. Highly recommended

– Leon Broodryk


My family and I go here for most of our coastal breaks. Very relaxed, a few meters from the beach and the kids absolutely love it. Great for small families. Highly recommended and very affordable.

– Preston Wood


Great holiday escape. For a short weekend away of for a whole holiday. Well situated and not to far from all amenities. Beach access from the establishment. A well kept swimming pool and units. Safe and secure parking. Friendly and helpfull lanlords.

– Pieter Pelser


It is a lovely complex with 10 units. It is quiet and you are 200 meters from the beach. It is child frendley. You are +- 2km from the shopping centre. All and All a great place for a holiday.

– Conrad Claassen


It’s a beautiful place…nice and quiet… 2 minutes walk to the beach. The mall is a kilometre away. The owners are warm hearted and this is truly a home away from home!

– Velile Radebe


Heerlike vakansie gehou in oulike chalet. Die personeel is baie vriendelik en hulpvaardig. Sal enige tyd weer daar bly.

– Colleen Wilkinson


This is a great little place. Very cozy. Very neat. Great owners. Safe. Out of the hussle and bussle. Everything you need!

– Christa Steyn


Address:Shepstone Rd, Shelly Beach, Margate, 4265

Phone: 039 315 7334

Mobile: 084 656 7866