Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of La Lucia

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in La Lucia. This city's restaurants, spas and cocktail bars attract many visitors, and its welcoming and walkable location add to the charm. Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and uShaka Marine World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in La Lucia

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes La Lucia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • UShaka Marine World (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Mount Edgecombe Country Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Beachwood Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Windsor Park Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Durban Country Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mitchell Park Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)

Seasonal weather in La Lucia

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of La Lucia

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, La Lucia is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Umhlanga Main Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Japanese Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around La Lucia

Fly into Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around La Lucia, ZA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 100 vacation rentals around La Lucia. From 21 house rentals to 62 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to La Lucia?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in La Lucia. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Umhlanga Rocks Beach: 144 vacation rentals
  • Durban International Convention Centre: 109 vacation rentals
  • Umdloti Beach: 143 vacation rentals
  • Ballito Beach: 118 vacation rentals
  • Casuarina Beach: 124 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Lucia listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Lucia?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 21 Houses in La Lucia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Lucia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 62 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Lucia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 66 vacation rentals with pool available in La Lucia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.