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Dream Weddings at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Out of this world ROMANTIC weddings and gorgeous RECEPTIONS on this tropical coastline!

Awarded “Best Coastal Wedding Venue” by Top Vendor Awards recently Umthunzi is a wonderful venue offering all you need to begin your married journey. Your wedding is a reflection of your personalities and your life together: romantic, fun, stylish, elegant, welcoming, warm. Umthunzi has all the elements — dream location, incredible cuisine, inspiring décor, impeccably trained staff — to make your wedding a personalized, special celebration for you and the ones you love.

Private On-site Wedding Chapel. Local beach weddings.

The gorgeous poolside Milkwood Chapel with wooden floor and glassed all round, surrounded by palm trees is perfect for your special ceremony. Or feel the sand beneath your feet as you tie the knot in a romantic dreamy beach ceremony on our local Tweni beach or any of the many wonderful south coast beaches.

Exquisite, spacious Honeymoon Suite

Milkwood Suite is absolutely stunning, you will fall in love all over again! Boasting the only round bed in any Kwazulu Natal venue, draped in percale linen, spa bath, double shower, lounge, dressing area and private balcony from the top floor, this epitomises “Romance”! As a bride to be you and your entourage can also enjoy getting ready for the big day in Milkwood.

Luxury Accommodation for Wedding Guests

To take the stress away for all your family and guests, ensuring they can enjoy the day and evening with you or even a full weekend of wedding fun, Umthunzi’s team take care of all the details. You can even book the whole hotel for your exclusive use (subject to availability). Ask the wedding coordinator for a customised quote for all your guests to suit your budget. This gives you and your group time to fully experience and enjoy your special moments together as you tie the knot, enjoying everyone without the rush of a single day experience.

Sit Back and Relax – You are in good hands for your Dream Wedding

Once you have booked your venue you can sit back and relax, let the team take care of the hard work! Take advantage of the facilities, or even treat yourself to a relaxing professional in-room massage, manicure or a facial treatment before your big day!

We offer the following:

  • Deluxe, air-conditioned accommodation for you and your guests
  • A variety of Function Rooms options for big and small groups.
  • Fully catered reception with a menu of your choice
  • Full list of recommended suppliers.
  • Honeymoon suite
  • Many photo opportunities in the area (beach, farm, golf course, inland)
  • Customised Wedding Packages to suit your style and budget.
  • All the little things that make your day so Special

Wedding Venue Styles and Capacities:

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to ceremony and /or reception venues at Umthunzi Hotel and Conference. Catering for small to large wedding parties up to 220 people. Below is a chart depicting the various room options and layouts.

Contact the friendly staff to discuss your exact requirements to make your special wedding one to be remembered and treasured!

Umthunzi Hotel Wedding venue of choice. We cater for large and small wedding groups. This chart shows the options and layouts of the rooms we have that can be used for the wedding ceremony and or reception. Speak to our staff to discuss how Umthunzi Hotel can make your Wedding day and honeymoon special.


We would like to take this opportunity to appreciate and acknowledge what you have done for us. We appreciate the effort you have put to make our special day a success. Everything was perfectly setted up, we believe that we made a good decision booking with Umthunzi. You did not disappoint us and we are very grateful for what you did for us. Not to forget the staff members who ensured that the food is well prepared and perfectly displayed. Keep up the good work

Mr. and Mrs Majola - Nov 2021

A VERY big thank you to Umthunzi Hotel for making our wedding day an unforgettably fantastic day! And a very special thank you to the chef for the AMAZING food! There is no better on the south coast! Also thank you to all the staff members for working very late on our special day! We would say any bride should have their wedding at this FABULOUS hotel!

Bianca Steyn – October 2014 (Bride)

I would like to thank you for making the wedding on Saturday a huge success! We appreciate all you did and all your hard work. It was so lovely working with all of you and we trust and pray for many more functions together!

Flutterby Wedding Planner

Thank you Umthunzi Hotel for making our wedding perfect!!!!! Your venue is TOP CLASS and the food was DEVINE! Definitely a day to remember!!!!!

Michelle and Brendan - 3 May 2014

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Have a look at the fabulous specials on offer!

2025 Beach Wedding Ceremonies

2025 Fully Inclusive Beach Wedding Packages for up to 20 people or up to 40 people.

2024 Beach Wedding Package

2024 Fully Inclusive Beach Wedding Packages for up to 20 people or up to 40 people.

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