Uniquely affordable

Award Winning!


Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is an award winning, uniquely, affordable luxury venue that welcomes Leisure guests, Business delegates, Events and Wedding parties and Restaurant diners.

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.

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 30ᴼ SOUTH serves delicious meals in a wonderfully decorated ambiance. People are invited to come for the daily Breakfast and Light lunches. 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 our luxurious 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.

Umthunzi Hotel is situated close to:

  • Family friendly local beach
  • 10 Very high standard Golf Courses (Port Shepstone Country Club 5 minutes away)
  • Squash, Tennis & Bowls at Port Shepstone Country Club
  • 7 Blue Flag Beaches
  • Wild Waters at Wild Coast Casino
  • Umtentweni Concervancy Hiking Trail
  • Quad Biking, Off-Road Biking & Cycling
  • Adventure Sports (World’s longest zip line, Bridge swing, Abseiling)
  • Oribi Gorge & Lake Eland Nature Reserves
  • Ocean sports such as Scuba, Fishing, Whale & Dolphin watching
  • Margate Airport
  • Government and Municipal Hub for Southern KZN

Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is equipped with a generator to ensure lights are on when there is loadshedding!

Hotel Reviews:

Everything was excellent,the food and drinks. Wow Well the staff was awesome!

PH Mthembu Aug 2021, (5* Google Review)

What a wonderful place the staff,food and the rooms are very clean

bhdlamean dlamean Aug 2021, (5* Google Review)

Loved everything about the place

Khethelwe Mbatha May 2021, (5* Google Review)

It a place to be, we had a wonderful great time nd the staff is so friendly

PHILLY Ngubane March 2021, (5* Google Review)

#MyKZN Hidden GEM. The Umthunzi Hotel and Conference, a Perfect GEM in Umtentweni, South Coast, KZN. Waking Up Here is jus what you need, if you love Peaceful Mornings. The Hotel has Beautiful Ocean-view Rooms with balconies, Plus a pool and Casual dining.

Lebohang Gema Feb2021, (Facebook post)

Had the most awesome weekend away from the 8-9 January in rooms 30 and 31. Gorgeous rooms, sea facing. Lovely and clean and modern. Staff are so friendly and the food is great. Thank you Umthunzi Hotel for a wonderful weekend away🤗

Leane Ferguson Gericke Jan 2021, (Facebook review)

Stayed there on 6 Nov 2020. Room was clean and neat. Friendly staff. Had a lovely stay.
Lovely view.

Shireen Kuppen Nov 2020, (4* Google review)

This is a beautiful place. We enjoyed our stay even though the weather was against us. Friendly staff and delicious meals

Brazil Makhanya Oct 2020, (5* Google review)

I was so nice staying at Umthunzi Hotel, friendly staff, spacious rooms. Can't wait to visit the place again

Nomazwe Goqa Oct 2020, (4* Google review)


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