Essence Festival with Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Spend 5 nights in glorious Durban during the Essence Festival.


  • Round trip Economy Air from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD)
  • 5 nights Accommodation at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Round Trip Airport transfers in Durban
Air-Inclusive from
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) on November 07, 2016



Depart New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) on South African Airways to Johannesburg.



On arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo International terminal, board your connecting flight to Durban.

On arrival at Durban King Shaka International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Zulu Man


During your stay in Durban, you can take any number of optional tours:

Scheduled Durban City Tour - $35 per person

Scheduled Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari - $154 per person

Scheduled Shakaland Zulu Cultural Experience - $111 per person



After breakfast you will be transferred to Durban King Shaka International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg and onward connecting flight to the US



Arrive back at New York (JFK) Airport or Washington Dulles airports.



Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) Airport to South Africa OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Johannesburg - Durban - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Meals as per the itinerary (5x breakfast); All ground transfers as per the itinerary



Add-on air from other U.S. cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense, i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani

Situated on the spectacular Durban beachfront, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is undoubtedly the brightest star on the Golden Mile. The city’s finest beaches lie metres away, from the long boardwalk and many other local attractions. While leisure travellers favour the hotel for its location, family-friendly facilities and attention to detail, business travellers will also find plenty to add to their comfort at this stylish Southern Sun hotel.
With a huge variety of restaurants, bars, conference venues, amenities and relaxation areas, you may well find many reasons to relax and unwind amidst the inviting atmosphere of the hotel. Should you feel like exploring further, the many attractions of Durban lie in wait. uShaka Marine World, Suncoast Casino, Hotel & Entertainment, Mangwanani Boutique Spa's, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Valley of 1000 Hills, Durban Botanic Gardens and many other highlights can all be explored after checking in for your stay.


Air-Inclusive from
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) on November 07, 2016

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of July 07, 2016 for departure from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) on November, 2016 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.