Ramsgate Lagoon

When you choose The Beach Palace as your serene haven on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, you open the door to a world of natural beauty and exciting activities right on our doorstep. One of the most enchanting and picturesque destinations you’ll find nearby is Ramsgate Lagoon, often affectionately referred to as “Little Hawaii.” Here, you’ll encounter a paradise of pristine waters and lush surroundings, offering an array of activities for the whole family. Let’s explore what Ramsgate Lagoon has to offer for our cherished guests.

Your stay at The Beach Palace presents the opportunity to explore the natural beauty and outdoor activities at Ramsgate Lagoon. Whether you’re looking for a serene day of relaxation, an active adventure on the water, or a peaceful stroll along scenic paths, the lagoon offers it all. For birdwatchers and beach lovers, it’s a paradise waiting to be explored.

Make the most of your visit to The Beach Palace by discovering the magic of Ramsgate Lagoon. A day spent at this stunning location is a day well spent. We can’t wait to welcome you to our serene haven and assist you in planning your memorable lagoon experience.

Swimming and Relaxation

The calm and clear waters of Ramsgate Lagoon make it the perfect spot for a refreshing swim. The tranquil environment, with its gently lapping waters and stunning natural surroundings, sets the stage for a day of relaxation. Families often visit the lagoon to enjoy picnics on its shores, basking in the coastal sun and taking in the breathtaking scenery.

Water Sports

For those seeking a bit more adventure, the lagoon is an ideal location for various water sports. You can try your hand at paddleboarding, kayaking, or canoeing, exploring the lagoon’s crystal-clear waters. These activities allow you to get up close and personal with the lagoon’s natural beauty while enjoying a fun workout on the water.

Beach Access

The lagoon is conveniently situated adjacent to Ramsgate Blue Flag Beach. This means you can seamlessly transition from the tranquility of the lagoon to the excitement of the beach. Sunbathe, build sandcastles, or take refreshing swims in the Indian Ocean to complete your day.


Ramsgate Lagoon is a haven for birdwatchers. The lush indigenous vegetation surrounding the lagoon provides a natural habitat for a wide variety of bird species. Bring your binoculars and camera to capture the beauty of these feathered residents in their natural setting.

Scenic Walks

Surrounding the lagoon, you’ll find well-maintained paths and walkways that offer pleasant strolls with beautiful views of the lagoon and the natural surroundings. These walks are perfect for unwinding and reconnecting with nature.


Ramsgate Lagoon is equipped with amenities such as public restrooms, picnic areas, and ample parking, ensuring your visit is comfortable and convenient.

Events and Festivals

The lagoon occasionally hosts community events and festivals, adding an element of local entertainment and cultural experiences. These events can provide you with a taste of the vibrant South African community spirit.