Take a load off at La Cote D’zur

As the weather begins to warm up with summer just around the corner, our days begin to get longer with the sun rising earlier and setting later, creating the perfect leisurely atmosphere to bask in when on holiday down the sunny south coast.


Call in at the positively luxurious La Cote D’zur, located in a prime location with the golden sands and tumbling white breakers of Margate’s main beach right on the resort’s door step. Each self-catering apartment offers its own private balcony with unhindered sea views over the beach and deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Catch up on your dose of vitamin-D and work on your summer glow on the spacious balcony with a family braai or breakfast, or if you feel like taking a break from the kitchen, stop by La Cote D’zur’s in-house restaurant – the French Vanilla Coffee shop, offering tasty treats for all walks of life.


Sample these popular dishes at the French Vanilla coffee shop:

  • Beach Breakfast
  • Pub Style Fish & Chips
  • Calamari Basket
  • Chicken Basket

Alternatively, if you are feeling kitchen savvy, why not try your hand at making one of the above dishes to impress your loved ones?

Here is a quick and easy recipe for a homemade batter to cook up your very own restaurant quality fish, calamari or chicken and chips:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water – must be ice cold!
  • 400g fresh fish

Mix all the ingredients together well, lightly coat your preferred protein and shallow fry in oil heated to 200 degrees.

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