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Review by David Rodgers

Review by David Rodgers With R&R around every corner, it seems close to impossible to tear yourself away from spa treatments, lounging in the sun or even dozing off on the deck of a bungalow sporting indescribable scenery – except at Umngazi, where relaxation meets adventure.… Read the rest

Review from the travelling snob

Review from thetravellingsnob It brings great pleasure to be able to say that at Umngazi, we pride ourselves on ensuring all expectations and needs are met, including those of every member of our Umngazi family, but to receive such accolade from ‘the travelling snob’ himself, is simply invigorating!… Read the rest

Review by Alison Stewart from

Review by Alison Stewart from There is nothing more rewarding than reading something that echo’s the very opinions and standard that built the resort that stands today – except when what you’re reading was so graciously put to paper by guests themselves!… Read the rest

Baked Sweet Potatoes and Mexican Bean filling

(This recipe serves 8) Ingredients: 4 sweet potatoes 1 Tablespoon oil 1 onion – finely chopped 2 cloves garlic – crushed 2 red chillies – deseeded and chopped finely 2 tablespoon vinegar (red wine preferably) Pinch sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 600g canned tomatoes – mash 1 can mixed beans – kidney / borlotti etc.… Read the rest

Autumn Apple Pie

(This recipe makes 1 Pie of 8 portions) Ingredients 1 (375g) packet ready rolled shortcrust pastry sheets 750g thinly tinned apples 1 lemon, juiced 110g light brown soft sugar 100g caster sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3 tablespoons plain flour 50g unsalted butter, chilled and diced 9 toffees, unwrapped and quartered or 2 tablespoons hot fudge sauce 1 tablespoon caster sugar   Preparation method Prep: 30 mins | Cook: 40 mins In a large bowl, combine apples, lemon juice, sugars, spices, flour, butter and toffees/hot fudge sauce.… Read the rest
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