Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is an award winning, uniquely, affordable luxury venue that welcomes Leisure guests, Business delegates, Events and Wedding parties and Restaurant diners.
Winner of the 2014 tourism Lilizela Awards (3 star category) for Kwazulu Natal and South Africa.
The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is one of the finest and most recreational coastlines in South Africa. Umthunzi, a modern and contemporary Hotel and Conference Centre is situated in Umtentweni near the bustling town of Port Shepstone. Only an hour south of Durban it is ideally located for you to explore all the many and varied local attractions. Cemair now flies from OR Tambo direct to Margate airport, which is just 15 minutes away.
With stunning sea views of the Indian Ocean and a short walk to the beach, you will experience the best that the Hibiscus Coast has to offer. With its all equable climate and pleasant water temperatures, you can enjoy both beach and bush getaways all year round. For adventure, golfing, fishing and birding enthusiasts, the region is unsurpassed.
The restaurant 30 Degree South serves delicious meals in a wonderfully decorated ambiance. People are invited to come for the daily Breakfast, Light lunches and popular Sunday Carvery. Dinners are by reservation.
Whale watch from the terrace deck enjoying cappuccinos, well designed food and a tantalising sundowner.
Conference delegates will be amazed at the turnkey, professional and friendly service that Umthunzi is proud of. Honeymoon couples be spoiled in one of our luxurious suites. Choose from a room with a romantic 4 poster percale draped bed with panoramic sea views or our irresistibly romantic, tranquil and spacious Milkwood Bridal Suite boasting a unique round bed.
Weddings and functions are popular at this venue where making your day special is the staff`s priority.
Accommodation at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference:
Deluxe Rooms and Family Suites
We are proud of our clean 48 exquisitely decorated deluxe bed rooms, with stunning sea views each with own balcony can accommodate 96 guests. Add a spacious LOUNGE and an adjoining bunk bed room (4 beds with adult quality mattresses) and the number of guests accommodated at Umthunzi is 154 people (up to 8 in a family Deluxe Suite).
All rooms have exquisite Percale linen, solid wood furniture, safe, selected DSTV channels, coffee/tea stations. Fans and Air-conditioners in all rooms. The new family suites have both bath and shower, and the most incredible view of the Indian Ocean from the front block.
We love weddings and romance! And we have just what you need to have a most special time here.
Room 11 has a wonderfully romantic 4 poster bed, draped in percale linen and boasts a wide balcony as well as a private balcony with air conditioner and shower. Undisturbed tranquil and panoramic sea views can be enjoyed from this room. It also has an inter leading kitchen and lounge, perfect for a getaway honeymoon. Bridal parties can get ready here before their magical wedding at Umthunzi.
The magnificent Milkwood Bridal Suite, opened in late 2016, is the most luxurious on the southern Kwazulu Natal coastline. Tucked away on the top floor with an incredible view of the Indian ocean and a small private balcony, it is a luxurious retreat for a romantic stay.
Boasting a unique round bed of the highest comfort, draped in 800 thread count percale and sumptuous throws, there is also a wonderful spa bath and intimate enclosed double shower. Designer decor creates an elegant environment for a most memorable stay. With beautiful soft neutral tones and blended fabrics, this a suite that is tranquil and upmarket. Open planned for gracious comfort, the lounge has a bar fridge and flat screen television, with a gorgeous dressing area for bridal parties to get ready for their special day. Additional features include cosy bath robes, hairdryer, peacock chair (for stunning photos) and soft over sized fluffy towels. Our spacious and beautiful Bridal Suite has everything needed for a perfect romantic night for bride and groom, for a heavenly honeymoon or simply just spoil yourself and book
If you are searching for luxurious air-conditioned accommodation, quality food, glorious tropical surrounds, many adventure activities and long lazy beach walks this is the idyllic venue for you.
In the event of notification of cancellation, the following cancellation fees shall apply:
- Cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival, 30% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 21 days prior to arrival, 50% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival, 80% of the full accommodation charge
- Cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival, 100% of the full accommodation charge
- No Show bookings, 100% of the full accommodation charge
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Limited Room Service
Bar on the Premises
Xhosa / Zulu
Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is a Hotel in Port Shepstone KwaZulu-Natal South Africa