Text Katharyn Williams-Jaftha WHERE: 108 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban North, 031-564-0360 WHY WE LOVE IT: This boutique hotel, perfectly situated in the heart of Durban’s chic suburb of Umhlanga, is a picture of understated luxury. It’s both elegant and modern, yet warm and inviting. It offers spectacular 180-degree views of the Indian Ocean, tranquil rooms with comfy king-size beds, an on-site restaurant, mini gymnasium and a wide range of pampering services – everything you need for a relaxed weekend getaway. X-FACTOR: The restaurant is remarkable, with full breakfasts, light lunches and delicious dinners. The chicken/prawn curry is delicious. For more information visit endlesshorizons.co.za. This article was originally featured in the March 2014 issue of House and Leisure.