Umhlanga Ridge comprises the corporate precinct as well as plush residential and commercial districts in the Umhlanga Area, 20km (12ml) north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province. The nub of the New Town Centre of Umhlanga Rocks, the stylishly designed and eco-friendly concept of Umhlanga Ridge has attracted many multinationals as well as prestigious professional firms to establish offices and showrooms there. Planted with thousands of indigenous shrubs and trees, the open spaces of Umhlanga Ridge provide tranquil havens amidst the urban buzz. The focal point of this buzz is Gateway Theatre of Shopping, the largest mall in the southern hemisphere. Just 2km east of Umhlanga Ridge are magnificent beaches lapped by the warm Indian Ocean, which it overlooks, and 3km inland are two prime golf courses at Mount Edgecombe. Umhlanga Ridge offers elite B&B guesthouse accommodation with conference facilities, as well as superb self-catering lodges. On Umhlanga Ridge you look down on the rest of the world - both literally and figuratively.