Overview of First Group Margate Sands

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

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMargate Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationHibiscus Mall Centre14 min walk
    Popular LocationRamsgate Beach8 min drive
    AirportMargate (MGH)12 min drive
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  • Superior Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed and 4 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • 3 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed and 4 Twin Beds
    More detailsApartment, 3 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Sea View

About this area


Located in Margate, First Group Margate Sands is near the beach. Southbroom Golf Course and San Lameer Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Margate Beach and Ramsgate Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Butterfly Valley Butterfly Farm and Riverbend Crocodile Farm. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as sailing and other activities like golfing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Margate Beach - 1 min walk
  • Hibiscus Mall Centre - 14 min walk
  • Ramsgate Beach - 8 min drive
  • Butterfly Valley Butterfly Farm - 11 min drive
  • Uvongo Beach - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKing Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 102 min drive


  • The Waffle House — 4 min drive
  • Crayfish Inn — 5 min drive
  • Blue Lagoon — 5 min drive
  • Burlesque Cafe — 5 min drive
  • Breakers — 5 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

4-star beach apartments with a full-service spa
At First Group Margate Sands, spend the day relaxing on the nearby beach or pampering yourself at the apartment building's full-service spa. Each apartment has 3 bedrooms and offers free WiFi and a DVD player. Guests will find a kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a stovetop, and a microwave.
First Group Margate Sands offers 63 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodations at this 4-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include bathtubs, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Margate apartment provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the apartment include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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.

Property amenities


  • Direct access to the beach


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


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Family friendly

  • Free supervised kid's activities
  • Playground


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


  • Room service available


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

Living spaces

  • Living room
  • Dining room


  • TV with satellite service
  • Arcade/game room
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

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


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Desk


  • Air conditioning


  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

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

Things to do

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

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher


  • 63 rooms



Check-in from 2 PM - 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is 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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at First Group Margate Sands and receive a full refund?
Yes, First Group Margate Sands offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to First Group Margate Sands cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does First Group Margate Sands have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is First Group Margate Sands pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at First Group Margate Sands?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at First Group Margate Sands?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at First Group Margate Sands?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is First Group Margate Sands located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Margate apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Margate Beach and Hibiscus Mall Centre. Ramsgate Beach and Uvongo Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
they need to improve on cleaning services I was disappointed
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
unpleasant stay
my stay was unpleasant...1. extremely noisy place could not sleep @all. complained to no avail. corridor tiles broken - led to tripping and unsafe in wet weather. No wifi as promised.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Too noisy, both inside and outside the hotel premises.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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