Welcome To Your
Beach Home Away From Home

The Sugar Shack is nestled along Ballito’s popular promenade, offering you the perfect escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. With direct access to the beach and mere steps away from the tidal pool, you’ll find yourself immersed in the beauty of coastal living. Indulge in the vibrant atmosphere as you explore the nearby restaurants and cocktail bars, all within easy walking distance.

Wake up to the delightful sight of dolphins playing in the breakers, a magical morning greeting that sets the tone for an extraordinary day ahead. At our beachfront sanctuary, we invite you to make yourself at home and embrace the true essence of relaxed sophistication and coastal serenity.

Two Distinct Beachfront Retreats:

The Villa and The Penthouse

An exclusive beachfront property comprising two distinct retreats:

Choose from our luxurious 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom Villa, (sleeps 6), or our ultra-modern Penthouse (sleeps 2 adults), ideal for a couple’s retreat.

Each option boasts its own private swimming pool and entertainment area, where you can relax and unwind while enjoying breathtaking, uninterrupted views of the ocean.

(Sleeps 6)

Come see why The Villa is the ideal destination for a memorable family beach holiday getaway. Experience the perfect blend of comfort, space, and luxury, where cherished moments are created and lasting memories are made. Discover The Villa today and embark on an extraordinary beachfront adventure with your loved ones.

(Sleeps 2 adults)

Discover why The Penthouse is the ultimate haven for a romantic escape by the beach. Immerse yourself in an intimate oasis of relaxation, where breathtaking ocean views and luxurious amenities set the stage for an unforgettable getaway. Experience the epitome of coastal sophistication and create cherished moments at The Penthouse.

We've Got You Covered

No Loadshedding

Uncapped High Speed Wi-Fi

(so you can stay connected)

Serviced 6 Days A Week

(excl. public holidays & Sundays)

Smart TV

Off-Street Parking

Direct Beach Access

Beach Showers

Rim-Flow Swimming Pool

(No fence or net)

Swimming Towels

Charcoal Braai

Firepit with Firewood

Indoor + Outdoor Dining

Fully Equipped Kitchen


Nespresso Machine


Ceiling Fans

Air Conditioned Bedrooms

Bluetooth Sound Bar


(includes a perimeter wall, plantation shutters, electric fencing, cameras & armed reaction)

Our Dynamic Duo

Richard & Zama

Behind the scenes at The Sugar Shack, we have a dynamic team ensuring that every aspect of your stay is taken care of.

Meet Richard and Zama, our friendly and attentive staff members who go above and beyond to make your experience exceptional. From warmly welcoming you upon arrival to maintaining the pristine condition of the property, Richard and Zama are committed to providing top-notch service and ensuring your comfort throughout your stay. With their attention to detail and genuine care, they embody the spirit of The Sugar Shack, making your beach getaway even more memorable and enjoyable.

Come find out why our guests say...

"The Sugar Shack is the best self-catering accommodation in Ballito"

Your Questions Answered

Frequently asked questions

We are totally spoilt with weather in Ballito, so the whole year is almost perfect. Just let me know what you’re interested in doing, and I’ll recommend the best time.

Your safety is our top priority. The property has electric fencing, perimeter cameras, an automated gate, and an alarm linked to armed response. We also have plantation shutters with built-in burglar bars for added security. Rest assured, we have a caretaker on site, and there are 24×7 UIP patrols in the area. In the 7 years since we bought the property, we haven’t had any incidents.

Villa 6 people
Penthouse 2 adults

While we understand the importance of pets in your life, we regret to inform you that pets are not allowed at The Villa. We strive to maintain a clean and allergen-free environment for all our guests. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in adhering to our no-pet policy.

While we understand the desire to celebrate special occasions, we regret to inform you that we are not geared for, and do not allow functions or parties at The Sugar Shack. Our focus is to provide a tranquil and peaceful environment for all our guests to enjoy their stay. This policy applies to all types of gatherings, including bachelorettes, gender reveals, special birthdays, or small weddings. We kindly request your understanding and cooperation in maintaining a serene atmosphere for all our guests.

Yes, we absolutely love hosting families with children in our 3-bedroom villa. It’s the perfect space for a memorable family beach holiday.

However, please note that the penthouse is not suitable for guests under the age of 16.

Absolutely! Our property is located directly on Ballito’s popular promenade, and we have a beach gate that leads onto the walkway. You’ll have easy and convenient access to the beach.

Certainly! We often have guests who book both the villa and penthouse for larger parties of up to 8 guests. It’s a great option if you’re traveling with a bigger group.

No, the main house and penthouse are completely separate and are rented out individually. Each unit offers its own unique experience and privacy.

Absolutely! We have a double garage exclusively for the villa guests, and there’s secure parking in the driveway behind an automated gate for the penthouse guests. Your vehicles will be safe and sound.

Yes, the villa has a washing machine in the scullery for your convenience.

Please note that the penthouse doesn’t have a washing machine, but laundry services may be provided at an additional cost.

Yes, we have taken measures to ensure that load shedding doesn’t disrupt your stay.

We have a 20KVA inverter and solar panels, which provide backup power during scheduled power outages. You can rest assured that your comfort and convenience are our top priorities, and we strive to make load shedding as seamless and hassle-free as possible.

So, even during those times, you can continue to enjoy your time at The Sugar Shack without any interruptions.