South African Hotels

Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa

Address
Near Umngazi River Mouth
Port St Johns
Eastern Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa, Family, Leisure, Resort
R1600.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

Located on the scenic Wild Coast of South Africa's Eastern Cape province, the Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa is surrounded by pristine nature making for an unbeatable holiday destination.  SA Airlink provides flights from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg direct to Umtata / Mthata which lies 90 km away from Umngazi.

Distances:

  • Umtata 90km / 1h15min
  • Flagstaff 109 km / 1h30min
  • East London 219km / 3h30min
  • Durban 390km / 4h30min.

Accommodation

This holiday resort features 69 bungalows which can be subdivided into five different categories.  These are Garden, River, Sea, Emlonyeni (River Mouth) and Honeymoon Cottages. 

In addition, the exclusive spa suite referred to as Ntabeni, which can be translated as 'on the hillside', offers exclusive and comfortable accommodation for a most relaxing stay.  The Garden, River, Sea and Emlonyeni (River Mouth) bungalows are ideally suited for families travelleing with children while the Emlonyeni and Ntabeni Suites are perfect for couples and honeymooners.

Perched on the hillside from where the Umngazi River mouth can be admired, the bungalows boast breathtaking views of the scenic Wild Coast.  The tastefully decorated bungalows, which nestle amongst the ingenious fauna and flora, provide en-suite bathrooms as well as tea and coffee facilities.

Room types:

  • Sunbirds Garden Bungalows
  • Kingfisher River Front Bungalows
  • Fish Eagle Sea-Facing Bungalows
  • Emlonyeni Deluxe Sea-Facing Bungalows
  • Honeymoon Sea-Facing Bungalows
  • Ntabeni Deluxe Spa Suites.

Activities

Be it relaxation or adventure guests are looking for, they will find what they desire.  The secluded beaches await where leisurely walks and water sports can be enjoyed.  Exploring the mangrove swamps and canoeing up the river to admire the natural beauty of the coastline makes for an unforgettable experience.  Fly-fishing is also on offer while adrenalin rush can be experienced when choosing to go deep sea fishing.

Leisure facilities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Gym
  • Hikes, Walks
  • Spa
  • Library
  • TV Lounge
  • Games Room.

Dining

Delicious cuisine is provided by the excellent chef who's mouth watering local cuisine compliments this wonderful getaway destination.  Guest may dine on the deck or find a lovely spot in the Green Door Wine Cellar or the Riverside Gazebo.  Sundowners are best enjoyed on the Sunset Cruise or on the outdoor deck, where refreshing beverages are available from Basil’s bar.

Wellness at the Spa

Guests may enjoy relaxing spa treatments in the secluded health and beauty spa.  Located on the Umngazi hillside from where magnificent views of the coastline can be admired, the spa offers a wide range of soothing spa treatments.  Each of the well appointed spa treatment rooms features a private spa bath, which also allows for beautiful views of the beach and ocean. 

The Umngazi Spa is a member of the SAAHSP (South African Association of Health & Skincare Professionals) and of the SASA (South African Spa Association).

Spa treatments include:

  • Face therapy
  • Body therapy
  • Spa packages
  • Pre and post natal care
  • Bathing and water rituals
  • Grooming treatments.

Children

The scenic beauty of this region in South Africa provides an ideal outdoor playground for children and adults alike.  The separate, well catered dining room for children under 5 years old is complete with an entertainment team and nannies.  The children’s TV lounge offers a cosy area for children to enjoy together scheduled TV programmes.

Children activities:

  • Swimming
  • Fishing with gillies
  • Sand-boarding on the dunes
  • Slip & slide on the slippery slide
  • Make arts and crafts in the creativity corner
  • Children’s TV Lounge.

Below detailed information about the Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa is available.
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  • Bedside table
  • En-suite / private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Lounge
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Activities
  • Swimming in the outdoor pool
  • Tennis
  • Fitness in the fully equipped gym
  • Hiking and walking
  • Spa treatments
  • Reading in the library
  • Watching TV in the lounge
  • Playing games in the games room.

  • Bar
  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Childrens playground
  • Hiking trails
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor shower
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Braai/Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Massage treatments
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Ntabeni

The spacious Ntabeni spa suites can be found close by to the Spa and offer 180-degree views of the ocean. These rooms can only accommodate adults; no children are allowed to stay in these Suites.

Room Amenities:

  • King size bed
  • En suite bathroom and double outside shower (with special Spa amenities)
  • Bar fridge
  • Tea and coffee facility
  • Continental breakfast delivered to your room
  • Chauffeured Golf Cart service to get you up & down to your suite
Single Room R2160
Double Room R4230

Honeymoon Cottage: Standard

The honeymoon suites accommodated two adults sharing and provides a cozy fireplace.  Overlooking the coastal bush from a distance, the floor-to-ceiling windows and doors offer breath-taking vistas, guaranteed to infuse passion and stir the soul.

Room Amenities:

  • King size bed
  • En suite bathroom
  • Outside shower
  • Kitchenette
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Fireplace
  • Bar fridge
Single Room R2250
Double Room R3210

Honeymoon Cottage: Double

The stunning honeymoon suites only allow adults to stay and are equipped with a cozy fireplace and overlooks the coastal bush from a distance. The floor-to-ceiling windows and doors offer breath-taking vistas, guaranteed to infuse passion and stir the soul.

Room Amenities:

  • King size bed
  • En suite bathroom
  • Outside shower
  • Kitchenette
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Fireplace
  • Bar fridge
Single Room R2160
Double Room R4230

Emlonyeni

The Emlonyeni Suite is located close to the Umngazi River and offers a panoramic sea front view for all guests to enjoy from their private patio. Emlonyeni is set apart from the main hotel and is ideal for groups wishing to spend time together alone or those looking for the ultimate in privacy and tranquility

Room Amenities:

  • Separate communal dining room/lounge
  • Patio
  • En suite dressing room and bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
Single Room R2180
Double Room R3120

Sea View: Lower Bank

The Sea Facing Rooms can accommodate both couples and families traveling together and offer fantastic sea views. These rooms can also be requested as inter-leading units that will cater for families, because they allow parents to keep their kids nearby and still enjoy some all-important privacy when you need it.

Room Amenities:

  • Two single beds (converted to a large king size for couples)
  • En suite bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
     
Single Room R1840
Double Room R2630

Sea View: Middle Bank

The Sea Facing Rooms can accommodate both couples and families traveling together and offer fantastic sea views. These rooms can also be requested as inter-leading units that will cater for families, because they allow parents to keep their kids nearby and still enjoy some all-important privacy when you need it.

Room Amenities:

  • Two single beds (converted to a large king size for couples)
  • En suite bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
Single Room R1830
Double Room R2610

Sea View: Upper bank

The Sea Facing Rooms can accommodate both couples and families traveling together and offer fantastic sea views. These rooms can also be requested as inter-leading units that will cater for families, because they allow parents to keep their kids nearby and still enjoy some all-important privacy when you need it.

Room Amenities:

  • Two single beds (converted to a large king size for couples)
  • En suite bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
Single Room R1790
Double Room R2550

River View

The River View Rooms are perfect for couples and families traveling together, and they also offer wheelchair access. Each room looks out over the beautiful  River and provides total tranquility and relaxation.

Room Amenities:

  • Two single beds (converted to a large king size for couples)
  • En suite bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
Single Room R1710
Double Room R2440

Garden View

The Garden Rooms are ideal for couples and families traveling together and are the closest to the main lodge area.

Room Amenities:

  • Two single beds (converted to a large king size for couples)
  • En suite bathroom with outside shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
Single Room R1600
Double Room R2290

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Directions

Directions from KwaZulu-Natal:

Follow N2 towards Port Shepstone

At N2 Toll Plaza near Port Shepstone take Exit 45 for N2 /R102 toward Marburg/Kokstad/Port Shepstone

Turn Right onto N2 – Approx. 130 km to Kokstad

Turn Left onto N2 for Mthatha (Right would take you into Kokstad, if need a final stop Engen Petrol Station and Wimpy as well as toilets)

Turn off N2 onto R394 to Port St Johns

R394 turns slightly right and becomes R61

Turn Right after bridge over Umzimvubu on R61 towards Umngazi River Bungalows.

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