Set high on the Umngazi hillside, Umngazi Hotel & Spa offers guests breath taking views of the coast from the banks of the Mngazi River. There is free WiFi and the spa features a treatment room with a spa bath overlooking the Umngazi River and Indian Ocean. The hotel has a children's playground and views of the sea.

Featuring an outdoor shower, each guest room is warm and inviting with touches of bright colours. Each bungalow has a private bathroom fitted with a bath and complete with complimentary amenities. All rooms are equipped with a ceiling fan and a safe, while a hairdryer and tea-and-coffee-making facilities are available on request.

Guests of Umngazi Hotel & Spa have beach and river access and can enjoy a variety of activities in the area; including bird Watching, fishing, and local guided hikes. Guests can bring their own bicycles and the hotel can provide a guide for a guided biking trail on request.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

FREE private parking!

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Standard Bungalow with Sea View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Standard Bungalow with River View
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Standard Bungalow with Garden View
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Deluxe King Suite
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Deluxe Seafront Bungalow
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Superior Bungalow with Sea View
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Travel Sustainable property

This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Umngazi Hotel & Spa

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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About Umngazi Hotel & Spa

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Apr 2019

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  • How do i get there by car ?

    Please advise where you are from in order to give exact directions


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    Answered on 5 December 2019
  • Hello are you guys currently open for bookings

    Hi there. Yes we are.


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    Answered on 20 January 2021
  • What is the dress code

    Umngazi is a barefoot establishment, wear what you like, when you like, where you like. The most important is your swimming costume :)


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    Answered on 12 January 2020
  • hi can I get a notification when there is a a room available at Umngazi Hotel and Spa for 2 adults (couple) for 5 days sometime in 2021.

    Good afternoon Please contact Umngazi directly for availability. Kind regards


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    Answered on 9 September 2021
  • My husband and I are celebrating our 24th anniversary,what speacial arrangemwnts can you provide for such an occasion.

    We can place a bottle of Sparkling wine in your room (depending on your preference) - this will be at an extra charge. We also have a beautiful spa available where you can book treatments and spend time together in the relaxation area


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    Asked about: Standard Bungalow with Garden View • Answered on 22 February 2021
  • How much is two nights for two?

    All rates are available when you make a booking


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    Answered on 25 February 2021
  • i would like to know what is included in the R6750 package?

    All rates include breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as morning and afternoon tea


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    Answered on 2 August 2021
  • I have 11 rooms that I’ve booked, please can I get proper nice rooms not low standard rooms. I’ve spent R80k on my booking. Thank you!

    Dear Guest All our bungalows are gorgeous and spacious and depending on what rate you are willing to pay, that is the bungalow that will be allocated to you. We offer Garden, River and Sea facing units. The rate includes all meals.


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Is there a bath

    There is a bath in every bungalow


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    Asked about: Standard Bungalow with Garden View • Answered on 19 January 2020
  • Hi when do you have your specials running please? I would like to book a sea view room for my husband and I in April. 4 nights. Maybe kids (2yrs&5yrs)

    We have special running out of season periods and information available directly from the hotel. We are unfortunately fully booked in April.


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    Answered on 11 March 2021
  • Hi, do you guy's have a shuttle/Cab?

    Good morning No unfortunately not. We use a company based in Mthatha called Sun Shuttle Service


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    Answered on 18 July 2021
  • hi which dates are available?

    Dear Guest The dates that are available on Booking.com


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    Answered on 26 March 2021
  • I am only looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for the night of the 06.11.19 for a consultant working on a project. We do not need 3 meals. How much will the rate be?

    Good morning Please note that you will need to book with the property directly in order to qualify for a corporate rate. Kind regards Umngazi River Bungalows


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    Answered on 4 November 2019
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    October through to May are the most beautiful months


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    Answered on 13 September 2019
  • HI. We are a family with 2 kids. are there no units connected to each other ? i only get option of 2 separate bungalows

    Good morning We do have interleading units available - you are welcome to make a note of your request in your booking and we will allocate the rooms accoringly.


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    Asked about: Standard Bungalow with Garden View • Answered on 24 July 2021
  • Does the price include the sunset cruise? Which activities require additional fees? And which are free?

    All the activities offered are at an extra fee as well as the Sunset Cruise


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    Answered on 1 February 2020
  • Goodevening. I want to book for Feb 2022 for my husband, 15 year old &I. Can the 3 of us can be accommodated in either 1 room or 1 chalet with 2 rooms

    We can add an extra single bed in the room or your child can sleep in his own room. Children over the age of 12 are charged as adults


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Which drinks are included in the rates?

    No drinks are included in the rates


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    Answered on 25 February 2021
  • Are you wheelchair friendly?

    Umngazi is not flat at all - there are a lot of hills especially towards the bungalows. We can allocate a bungalow close to the dining room, lounge and bar but there is a steep hill leading to the bungalow.


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    Answered on 10 November 2020
  • Hi, how do i get there from Johannesburg when using a flight? Do i land at Umtata Airport?

    Good day Airlink flies from Johannesburg to Mthatha and you can then arrange for a transfer through to Umngazi.


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    Answered on 8 January 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Natural beauty
  • River Umngazi River
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  • Sea/ocean Ocean
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Umtata Airport
    46.6 miles
How to get to Umngazi Hotel & Spa from Umtata Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: South African

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Umngazi Hotel & Spa
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Wellness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
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House rules Umngazi Hotel & Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 20:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

06:00 - 10:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Umngazi Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Umngazi Hotel & Spa

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Umngazi Hotel & Spa (subject to availability):

    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Umngazi Hotel & Spa by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h 50min

  • Room options at Umngazi Hotel & Spa include:

    • Bungalow
    • Suite

  • Umngazi Hotel & Spa offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Tennis equipment
    • Beach

  • Guests staying at Umngazi Hotel & Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Umngazi Hotel & Spa is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Umngazi Hotel & Spa has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Umngazi Hotel & Spa is 850 yards from the centre of Umngazi Mouth.

  • The prices at Umngazi Hotel & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.