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:

Thank you to Ryan and all his staff for a wonderful and outstanding service yesterday during our Christmas function. The food was divine and the food outstanding. The venue and hospitality of your establishment made our day extra special. We will definitely recommend it to everyone to enjoy.

John Ross Feb 2019, (5* Google review)

We spent our Valentines weekend at Umthunzi and Wow, what an amazing experience. I cannot fault anything at this establishment. The setup is awesome, beautiful rooms, homely lounges to lazy around, all of the staff are very friendly and helpful, the food was amazing both dinner and breakfasts, cocktails at the pool. I highly recommend this place for a relaxed gateway. 9/10 rating for me, thanks guyz 👍

Rajesh Ramnath, Feb 2019 (Facebook review)

I always highly recommend Umthunzi Hotel as the perfect venue for accommodation and events. On our wedding day, we felt so special and very pleased with your level of service and highly competent staff. Our guests were very impressed and still talking about the wedding set-up even today.

NTOMBI NTOMBI , Dec 2018 (4 Star Google review)

A Stunning place. Breath taking views of the ocean. Amazing food!!!

ROANNA NANDLAL Nov 2018 (4 Star Google review)

I wish to take this opportunity and share with you my gratitude for sterling service during my first visit at Umthunzi. Special appreciation to the colleagues at the kitchen and Ms Chamane at the reception for educating me about surrounding areas as someone who enjoys jogging. I have no doubt that I will visit your property again in future.

Mr Phakathi , Oct 2018 (Via email)

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