First Group Margate Sands

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Beach nearby, fishing
Beach nearby, fishing
Beach nearby, fishing
Outdoor pool

Overview of First Group Margate Sands

Entire apartment

First Group Margate Sands

4.0 star property
Beach apartment in Margate with spa and outdoor pool

8.6/10 Fabulous

30 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
William O'Connor Drive, Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, 4275
Main amenities
  • 63 smoke-free apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Room service
  • Babysitting
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
Feel at home
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate dining area
Cleaning & safety
  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant

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About this area

Getting around

  • Margate (MGH) - 12 min drive
  • King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 102 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

First Group Margate Sands

A great choice for a stay in Margate, First Group Margate Sands is just 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the airport. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool and visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, aromatherapy, or hydrotherapy. A terrace and a garden are offered, and apartments have conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and beach location.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*
  • Free supervised childcare


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities


  • Direct access to the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa services
  • Swedish massages
  • Body treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Hot stone massages
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Free supervised childcare
  • Playground


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Bathtub
  • Towels provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room


  • Flat-screen TV with satellite service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Desk


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets or service animals


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Hair salon
  • Convenience store
  • Wedding services

Things to do

  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Horse riding on site
  • Golf nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher


  • 63 rooms

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the apartment's full-service spa, La Vita Spa. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned, and disinfectant is used to clean the property.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Margate Sands
Margate Sands Apartment
Sands Margate
Sands Hotel Margate Kent
First Group Margate Sands Apartment
First Group Sands Apartment
First Group Sands
First Group Margate Sands Margate
First Group Margate Sands Apartment
First Group Margate Sands Apartment Margate

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very good

Very pleasant stay
Thembisile, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

It was a very exciting stay we enjoyed throughout Would like to come back again
Thembisile, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

NL, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Property is run down and dirty in general. The apartment is very spacious and had nice views of the ocean, the main reason we booked this.
Gerhard, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

papama, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Herman, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kavir, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

good job
It was amazing,the stuff were friendly and i loved the Entertainment. i won a hamper in the raffle .good job staff .keep it up
sudheer, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Was a guys trip away and was every bit of amazing. the venue was clean and the staff were friendly.
2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Sham, 2-night family trip
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