Embrace the warmth on the Sunshine Coast as the colder months approach.

Posted on Tue May 28, 2024.

With its mild winter climate, beautiful beaches and a handful of local events, Ballito is the perfect destination for a winter getaway.

Here’s why you should consider booking a stay with Beachfront Apartments this winter.

Ideal Winter Climate
One of the most compelling reasons to visit Ballito in winter is the delightful climate. Unlike the frosty temperatures experienced in other parts of the world, Ballito enjoys a mild and pleasant winter. Average temperatures range from 18°C to 25°C making it comfortable for outdoor activities or enjoying a sundowner and braai on your balcony in the evenings. Even the sea remains inviting, with sea temperatures hovering around 21°C, perfect for swimming, surfing or simply relaxing on the beach. The warm, sunny days and slightly cooler evenings create an ideal setting for a coastal getaway.


Exciting Local Events
Winter in Ballito is far from dull. Here are some key dates to mark on your calendar:
Comrades Marathon (9 June)

This iconic ultra-marathon attracts runners and spectators from all over the world. The race starts in Durban, just a short drive from Ballito.
Father’s Day (16 June)

Celebrate this special day with a memorable family holiday, make the most of this long weekend with Monday being a public holiday.
Youth Day Long Weekend (17 June)

With a public holiday on Monday, 17 June, enjoy an extended weekend exploring the stunning coastline and vibrant local culture.
2024 Ballito Pro Festival (25 June - 8 July)

One of the biggest surfing festivals in the world, the Ballito Pro is a must-see event. The festival features top-tier surfing competitions, live music, food stalls and a festive atmosphere that captivates visitors of all ages. Both our Skiathos and Martinique complexes are in walking distance to the event held at Willards Beach.
The Hollywoodbets Durban July (6 July)

Renowned as Africa’s premier horse racing event, the Durban July is a spectacle of fashion, entertainment and high-stakes racing. Held at the Greyville Racecourse in Durban, this event draws crowds from all over. Just a short drive from Ballito, it offers an exciting day out filled with glamour and thrills.
Upcoming School Holidays

With schools breaking for the holidays, it's the perfect time for a family vacation. Kids will love the variety of activities available, from some of the best beaches in KZN to exciting local attractions.

Whale Watching Season
Another fantastic reason to visit Ballito in winter is the opportunity to witness the annual whale migration. From April - November you can spot the majestic humpback and southern right whales make their way along the coast. Guests staying at Beachfront Apartments can enjoy these awe-inspiring views right from their balconies or while strolling along the shoreline. Don't forget to pack your binoculars and camera to capture these incredible moments. Whale watching is a highlight of the season, providing a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors.

At Beachfront Apartments, we strive to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our apartments are ideally located, offering stunning sea views and easy access to stunning beaches.
Book your stay with Beachfront Apartments today and experience the best of what this charming coastal town has to offer.