Durban - Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge offers the perfect base from which to explore the many attractions along the Dolphin Coast, including the rich Zulu heritage popular game parks. The 205 bedrooms in contemporary style include 74 semi self-catering units comprising 50 family rooms and 24 junior suites.

The hotel is conveniently located opposite the Gateway Theatre of Shopping, 15 minutes from King Shaka International Airport and 20 minutes from uShaka Marine World.

The hotel has a roof-level swimming pool, bar, gym, and 130-seater restaurant with outdoor deck.

Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge is urban tranquillity set in the hub of the Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre.

Travel Club members are offered a special of R925 a room a night, valid until December 13, 2012, for a minimum two-night stay. Valid Friday-Sunday.

No cancellations or refunds allowed. Full pre-payment required. Subject to availability. Call 031 582 6000. - Saturday Star