The North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal is well known for its picturesque scenery and gorgeous beaches lapped by the warm Indian Ocean. This stretch of coastline is also known as the Dolphin Coast, named after the bottlenose dolphins that play in these coastal waters. A number of sought-after, seaside holiday spots hug the North Coast. Thompson’s Bay is one of them, a naturally protected cove situated in the Ballito and Shaka’s Rock area. A safe swimming beach and tidal pool make Thompson’s Bay an ideal place for a safe and secluded beach holiday.  This is the inviting world of Sala Beach House, a new and luxurious, 5* coastal escape perched above the sea and providing private access to the tidal pool and beautiful beach at Thompson’s Bay.

Sala Beach House opened its doors in mid 2022. Set amid palm trees to overlook the ocean at beautiful Thompson’s Bay, this chic getaway lures couples and families to stay in luxury along a coastline offering protected tidal pools alive with shoals of fish, corals and other ocean wonders. The property is a 20-minute drive from King Shaka International Airport.

Ocean, Ocean Everywhere

Accommodation at Sala Beach House

The stylish main house offers accommodation in four guest rooms and three suites.

For guests who like a little more privacy, there is also a self-contained, three-bedroom villa. Each of the three double rooms has an en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower, air-conditioning, mini-fridge, and a veranda. The main living area features a spacious dining / lounge area, full kitchen, and guest bathroom. There is also a private plunge pool and a large terrace overlooking the ocean. The villa will be available from August 2022.


The restaurant is open for all-day dining as well as dinner. There are both indoor and outdoor dining areas. 

Also for your enjoyment is the Sala Beach House cocktail of the day and sunset canapés offered on each of your stay-days. 

Wellness Spa and Pool

In between outings to the beach guests can treat themselves to healing therapies at the on-site wellness spa, which opens in August 2022. The Spa will feature three treatment rooms, a sauna, outside shower and relaxation area.

Kick back to the easy-going delights of a luxury holiday at the oceanside, and make good use of the infinity pool perched above the sea.


Swim in tidal pools; dive and snorkel to discover the creatures of the ocean; catch the surf; view whales and dolphins (mostly June – November); walk a 9 km coastal trail; play golf in the area; and explore other scenic spots on the Dolphin Coast.

Kindly note: a minimum 4-night stay is required from 15 December 2022 to 7 January 2023.

Mail us to book, or call +27 21 797-7122.