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uMhlanga Sands Resort

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44 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 18 Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxury apartments, all with seaview. All units are serviced daily, beautiful, white linen and towels. Entertainment program for adults and children and two restaurants on site. We had a great week and loved every moment of our stay. Cannot give any negative comment.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely one of our best holidays yet. Rooms are stunning, with an amazing view! Kids absolutrely loved it. We will definitely be back. A special mention to Vivian and team for the great entertainment! Highly recommend "The Sands"!

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second trip to the Sands. We visited our family there 5 years ago when our kids were 2 and 4 and this time they were 7 and 9 so it was interesting to see how the experience changed. I think the resort is best for younger kids so under 5 is the best age then next best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great time at uMhlanga Sands, lots do do or nothing at all exactly what a holiday needs to be! Great venue for couples, family and friends. just sad to see that the tenpin bowling was taken away a great family activity. Would be great to see an internet cafe back as in the past.

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Pretoria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best ever resort with the best staff and entertainment. Best GM with his staff. Spur and Pizza restaurants and staff of the best. Keep on with good work and engagement with the guests. Would recommend

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 7th stay at the Sands. Always enjoyable, friendly staff. A special thanks to Vivian the entertainment manager as well as Doreen the cleaning staff supervisor. I will be back. And although I never got to stay at one of the newly renovated rooms , I managed to see one of the upgraded rooms and they look good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we saw kids running around, playing. A very relaxed but professional atmosphere. Rooms are luxurious but bit too small. Entertainment and food hall is excellent. Service is good. Area modern and night life a bliss.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beauty on the rocks beauty salon. A top lip wax resulted in skin ripped off and left raw. No pAtch test done. Offered Vaseline but no refund. Disgraceful. I have a photo as evidence 5 days later. My holiday from the UK. Thanks very much.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and a wide range of activities for the kiddies. Vivian and Andile are super enthusiastic and have lots of time (and patience) with the kids. The resort is super clean and safe. Security is on the ball at all times. This will be my yearly destination from now on.

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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well done as usual to the management of Umhlanga Sands. you run a top class resort! The Guest Braai is not perfect, but the arrangements work in light of the layout of the resort. when the bathroom revamp is complete, the resort will be fantastic.

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