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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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i, Port St Johns, South Africa
Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kloof, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place never ceases to please. We have been coming to Umngazi for 13 years now sometime even twice a year. It really is heaven. There is just so much to do for young and old. We normally spend the morning with the kids either on the beach, fishing on the rocks or just boarding in the waves. But the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful time with family and friends at Umngazi. Food was excellent, kids always had something to do, and so many things for adults to do too. Would be nice to have more loungers by the pool, as its difficult to find space when your kids want to play at the pool.

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Gauteng
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Umngazi is exceptional. The best part is the friendly, helpful and positive attitude of all of the staff, reception, serving staff, nannies, gillies. I was even impressed by the gardening and cleaning staff who were polite and sensitive to our need for privacy and rest in the afternoons. The food is excellent quality, fresh, delicious and well presented. The facilities... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only stayed one night but wow! Pure luxury, we were thoroughly spoilt in this unspoilt haven. Towel robes, current edition magazines (his and hers) in bathroom, large jacuzzi bath, furnished terrace with sea view Even though reception and restaurant were only a 2 minute walk a golf buggy was available to pick us up and drop us back to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one place I will always advice anyone who needs mental detoxification to go to! I was there a week ago with wife for my birthday... Wow these guys just out did themselves with excellent service delivery. Great 7 star food, friendly stuff, Great entertainment from locals great outdoor life. Rooms are wonderful always neat and spacious. This is... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat it is to be able to experience the rural, unspoilt WIld Coast, in utmost luxury. Congratulations to the owners, management and staff, who ensure that the environment is respected and that all guests of every age are catered for in a friendly, fun and efficient manner! The choice and quality of food was exceptional. No wonder most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's something special about Umngazi that brings you back year after year. This was our ninth visit in seven years and once again we had the best time. It's like a second home to the kids and they are kept occupied by Nelson, Fez and Nyanga so well! Our son is 7 and loves fishing with his Gilly when he... More 

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Cape Town
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Michele and Graham Walker seem to have perfected a great recipe. Great value, family resort that caters for everyone. My family have been privileged to visit on an annual basis and every year it seems to just get better. Granted Umngazi River Bungalows is situated on a little piece of heaven, but they don't rest on their laurels. Everything from... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a fantastic holiday! The staff is super helpful/caring and friendly. The food was incredible, including the kiddies dining room, great not to have to worry about food for our 1 year old baby.

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Ermelo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic resort with all the comfort and service you need during your holiday. Beautiful situated clean bungalows (most of them sea facing). Great breakfast, lunch and diner (all inclusive). well equiped gym, swimming pool, tennis court and big kids playground. Road towards resort is full of potholes and lots of cows/goats on the road. Takes you nearly 1/2 hr drive... More 

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