Activities

Thu
2
Jun
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What to Expect When Visiting Umngazi for the First Time

We always strive to offer attentive and efficient service to each of our guests, so they leave feeling appreciated, relaxed and content with their Umngazi experience. If you are planning your first trip with us, we can’t wait to welcome you! We have put together a list of essential information and what you can expect…

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Tue
3
May
Umngazi Hotel & Spa Activities

Umngazi Hotel & Spa is a beautiful destination where we encourage you to actively engage your sense of adventure! Outside exploring or inside relaxing, it doesn’t matter. This is the place of experiences that will leave a lasting impression on all who visit our breathtaking part of the Wild Coast. With the cooler months approaching,…

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Tue
22
Mar
Why Choose Umngazi for a Romantic Escape

Umngazi Hotel & Spa, a unique beach resort, on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape is a hidden gem offering a truly relaxing and romantic getaway.  With wide open spaces, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, an ever-changing river, a variety of activities, a pristine beach, a wonderful spa and 3 delicious and wholesome meals per…

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Fri
25
Feb
Umngazi Hotel & Spa Unique Dining Venues

We offer two very unique and intimate private dining venues for special occasions and celebrations at Umngazi Hotel & Spa. We have the Green Door Wine Cellar and the Riverside Gazebo which are perfect for a small group of friends and family, or a private dinner with your partner or loved one. The Green Door…

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Fri
25
Feb
Experience Barefoot Luxury at Umngazi

A visit to Umngazi Hotel & Spa on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape is a wonderfully unique escape, where you are encouraged to kick your shoes off (literally), let your hair down and completely relax while being pampered and indulged.  If you are looking for a destination where you can truly switch off…

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Mon
6
Dec
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Dining at Umngazi Hotel & Spa

Are you visiting Umngazi Hotel and Spa for the first time? Our first-time guests have a lot of questions regarding our dining options, so we have decided to put a list together of everything you need to know to make sure you are ready for your stay with us! 1) Is the water safe to…

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Mon
5
Oct
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Boating at Umngazi

The last few months at Umngazi have been quiet ones, in every sense. It has given us much time to pause and consider the impact we have on our natural surrounds. The peacefulness in the valley and the total lack of boating (probably for the first time in decades) has had a profoundly positive effect…

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Fri
31
Jan
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A Romantic Bathing Ritual, Inspired by an Old Tradition

Umngazi is running an in-house promotion during the month of February 2020 for their guests. Book now to celebrate the month of love and experience a traditional and seductive bathing ritual in a beautifully romantic setting at Umngazi Hotel & Spa. Promotion includes: 1/2 hour spa bath, including a bottle of bubbly R300 per couple…

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Mon
8
Apr
7
Pondo Pedal 2019

Looking for a unique mid-year MTB break? Then look no further than our 2019 Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal which takes place from the 12-16 June 2019 and has been described by two cycling experts (Tim Whitfield and David Moseley) as the best race in the country. The Pondo Pedal, in its 8th year, is…

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Thu
3
Aug
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IMANA WILD RIDE 2017

We had great fun in warmly welcoming the participants of the 18th Imana Wild Ride at the end of July. The ride started at Morgan Bay and ended at Umngazi. Besides celebrating its’ eighteenth year; the race also celebrated a decade of giving back to the people of the beautiful region through providing improved educational…

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Wed
2
Aug
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The Wild Coast’s Best MTB Stage Race? – Bicycling Magazine

We thank Chris Whitfield from Bicycling Magazine for participating and writing the following article about his Pondo experience – read the full article here: http://www.bicycling.co.za/race-news/wild-coasts-best-mtb-stage-race/ Highlights from the article: “There are three factors that set the event apart from others: the first being the amazing part of the world in which it is located. The…

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Tue
27
Sep
ROMANTIC IDEAS FOR POPPING THE QUESTION AT UMNGAZI
ROMANTIC IDEAS FOR POPPING THE QUESTION AT UMNGAZI

Are you considering making one of the biggest decisions of your life and proposing to your significant partner in the most romantic and meaningful way possible? Whether you plan to take advantage of the beautiful scenery, sunsets or dreamy candle lit dinners; our team will gladly assist to ensure that nothing spoils the significant moment!…

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