Situated just 215 yards from the beach, along Durban’s Golden Mile, the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani overlooks the Indian Ocean. The hotel also has 3 swimming pools and 4 restaurants serving a variety of dishes. The modern, air-conditioned rooms all feature ocean views and have tea-and-coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms include a bathtub and a shower. Guests can enjoy a range of international buffet and menu options at the Daruma Restaurant, The Grill Jichana, Ocean Breeze, and Lingela Restaurant. At Southern Sun, a courtesy shuttle to the Suncoast Casino is also available. The Suncoast Casino is just under 1 mile from the hotel, and uShaka Marine World is 2 miles away. Durban Botanical Gardens are 3 miles away and King Shaka International Airport is 19 miles away.