Umngazi Hotel & Spa

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Umngazi Hotel & Spa is perched on the hillside from where the Umngazi River mouth can be admired, the bungalows boast breathtaking views of the scenic Wild Coast.

Umngazi Hotel & Spa is on the scenic Wild Coast of South Africa's Eastern Cape province; the resort is surrounded by untouched nature making for an unbeatable holiday destination for an active family.

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

Also, the exclusive spa suite referred to as Ntabeni, which can be translated as 'on the hillside', offers unique and comfortable accommodation for a most relaxing stay.

The tastefully decorated cottages, which nestle amongst the ingenious fauna and flora, provide en-suite bathrooms as well as tea and coffee facilities.

Be it relaxation or adventure guests are looking for; they will find what they desire. Umngazi River Bungalows 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 adrenaline rush can be experienced when choosing to go deep-sea fishing.

Delicious cuisine is provided by the excellent chef who's mouth-watering local cuisine compliments this beautiful getaway destination. Umngazi river bungalows 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 at Basil’s bar.

Guests may enjoy relaxing spa treatments in the secluded health and beauty spa. Located on the hillside from where magnificent views of the coastline can be admired, the spa offers a broad 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 lagoon and ocean.

The scenic beauty of this region of the Wild Coast provides an ideal outdoor playground for children and adults alike. The separate, well-catered dining room for children under five 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 television programmes.

Children activities:

  • Swimming
  • Fishing with Gillies
  • Sand-boarding on the dunes
  • Slip & slide on the slippery slide
  • Umngazi river bungalows arts and crafts in the creativity corner
  • Children’s TV Lounge


  • Umngazi river bungalows to Umtata 90 km / 1h15min
  • Flagstaff 109 km / 1h30min
  • East London 219 km / 3h30min
  • Durban 390 km / 4h30min.
  • SA Airlink provides flights from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg direct to Umtata / Mthatha which lies 90 km away from Umngazi

Leisure facilities:

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


  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Lounge
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Facilities Available at Umngazi Hotel & Spa

  • Barbeque & braai area
  • Children's playground
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor shower
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

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FAQs about Umngazi Hotel & Spa
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Umngazi Hotel & Spa are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is Umngazi Hotel & Spa located?
The address of Umngazi Hotel & Spa is: Near Umngazi River Mouth, Port St Johns.