Palm Boulevard, South Africa
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Palm Boulevard is a double-lane road, located in Umhlanga Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is situated between Century Boulevard and Medigate Road. The area is known for its concentration of hotels and its shopping, business and entertainment options. Umhlanga Ridge is situated on a hill, overlooking the Indian Ocean. It was developed on what were once sugarcane fields.
Palm Boulevard plays an important part in the developing Umhlanga Ridge retail, and residential area. It is home to the largest shopping centre in Africa – the Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Around the street you will find many operators in the hospitality industry including Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge, Royal Palm Hotel, and City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge. There are also opportunities for companies to rent office space in Palm Boulevard.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Palm Boulevard is a great destination for shopping and accommodation. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping features 380 stores owned by prominent retail brands, as well as restaurants, climbing and skating facilities, and many other leisure services. You will also find the Barnyard Theatre. Palm Boulevard is near Umhlanga Rocks Drive, offering quick access to Umhlanga’s amazing beaches. Additional activities in the area include the Virginia Flight School, the Mount Edgecombe Country Club, and snorkelling and diving in any of the several popular diving spots. The area around Palm Boulevard has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options. Adega serves authentic Portuguese meals, Augusta Spur is known for its tender steaks, Mug & Bean is a local favourite, Cape Town Fish Market is the place to go for Seafood, and Plaka is a much loved Greek establishment.
Palm Boulevard is located 18 km (11 miles) from King Shaka International Airport and Virginia Airport is only a ten minutes’ drive away. The area of Umhlanga Ridge is easily accessible by a network of major roads, including the N2, M12 and M41. The area is pedestrian friendly. The nearest train stations are Duff’s Road and Mount Edgecombe?.