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Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

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Braunschweig, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was great: the very friendly staff, the large lovely area, the bungalows with the marvellous view and the excellent meals, the long beach to swim, walk and sunbath and much more. A special experience for Germans are the cows on the beach

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As always, relaxing, refreshing and restoring. Good place to escape from the hectic pace of today's world. River cruise is a must do! Staff and service excellent. Beds and linen are top class. Our room had just been revamped.

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Monzi, KZN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for a family holiday. Kids had plenty to keep them busy. Adults could relax and no need to worry about meals or any other admin. Definitely recommended. Quite expensive but worth the money.

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

Our first visit and we enjoyed our stay immensely. The staff were all friendly and accommodating, the food unbelievable and the setting of the resort perfect for the relaxation that was needed. We utilised the spa which was phenomenal and found the treatments to be some of the best we have ever had. Umngazi has the perfect combination of activities... More 

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

We had such a wonderful stay at Umngazi! We are a travelling family and we found that Umgazi was so geared towards family visits - from the cots, to the kids food and activities, the list goes on! We left and immediately inquired about dates for 2017.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard to think of a place that tries harder to please it's guests without making a fuss. Everything looks so effortless here , and that is their key to their guests relaxing despite kids running from every corner. Set in a dream like location this is one of SA's best kept secrets. Great food & wine list, delightful spa... More 

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Amanzimtoti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have traveled locally and abroad and for some strange unknown reason have never visited Umgazi River Mouth Bungalows until booking there for our 40th Wedding Anniversary in September 2016 - and what a delightful venue it is. From being welcomed on our first day to booking out 4 days later can only be described as "delightful" and with gourmet... More 

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

We flew in from Virginia airport and the whole experience was amazing, Coffee and muffins on arrival at the airport. An amazing 45 min flight and then landing on top of the mountain in Port St Johns. Well done Wendy and Tyron, our pilots. We were met there by Simbo from the resort who had a table set up with... More 

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

My wife and i visited Umngazi about 15 years ago and returned there for a 5 day spring break this year. Our experience was even better than during our first visit. The food was excellent, service friendly and the unit (49a) we lived in was really comfortable and spacious. (loved the outdoor shower!) The beaches are beautiful and we did... More 

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

This is at least our eighth visit in around fifteen odd years and the hotel services and food gets better and better every visit. Everyone we bring with turn into repeat visitors. Who needs to travel outside our borders when we have such an amazing excellent resort on our doorstep

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away on the Wild Coast, in the heart of Pondoland, and encompassed by a rocky coastline, indigenous forests, secluded coves and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, lies the award winning Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa - an award winning family resort & spa. The thatch-roofed bungalows are situated amongst the indigenous gardens which provide the perfect setting for a totally relaxed holiday. Weekly fly-in packages are available Friday to Friday from Durban where you fly at 500 feet above sea level along the beautiful coastline - a wonderful way to start your holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa

Address: i, Port St Johns, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Port St Johns
Price Range: $161 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 69
Also Known As:
Umngazi River Bungalows Hotel Port St Johns
Umngazi River Hotel
Umngazi River Resort
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