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Experience Barefoot Luxury at Umngazi

Posted on: February 25, 2022, in Activities, DID YOU KNOW, Latest News, Wildlife

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 and immerse yourself in nature, Umngazi Hotel & Spa is the place for this! You will have the opportunity to experience all the area has to offer without compromising on your well-deserved luxury, relaxation and comfort. Lush, indigenous gardens, rolling hillsides, pristine beaches, crystal clear ocean, an abundance of birdlife and a magnificent river are all available for your enjoyment at your doorstep. Bliss! 

For the parents looking for a holiday destination where they can truly relax and get some rest, we have you in full consideration and bring you all the solutions. We have a dedicated and enthusiastic entertainment team, a wonderful and imaginative Creative Corner and an amazing team of Nannies to ensure your kids are well entertained and safe at all times. Knowing your kids are well taken care of, you will feel comfortable and at ease to make the most of your holiday and appreciate some well-deserved time together, which let’s admit, all parents need!

At Umngazi, guests never go hungry with three wholesome and delicious meals included in your daily rate! If you are looking for something extra special to celebrate your holiday or anniversary etc., there are two private dining venues at the resort that can accommodate up to 12 people. Our gorgeous Riverside Gazebo is a magical space to enjoy quality time and a delicious meal together. Our stylish Green Door Cellar is a wonderful venue to toast life’s many pleasures together with family or friends.

Umngazi Hotel & Spa has 9 tastefully furnished suites, located away from the main hotel, with exclusive access to the gorgeous Emlonyeni private lounge and pool deck. Our main accommodation at the hotel is made up of Garden, River and Sea-facing rooms, all tastefully and comfortably furnished, each with a uniquely Umngazi outdoor shower! You will be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of activities to choose from including but not limited to; hikes and walks, trails for mountain biking and trail running, beach walks, rock pooling, birding, river cruising, fishing, kayaking and SUPboarding to mention a few. The hotel furthermore has a well-equipped gym and a tennis court for those interested in staying active. 

If you venture up the hillside, you will find the Umngazi Spa – a delightful haven where you will be spoilt with the opportunity to constantly admire the vistas on show. A highlight of any treatment is soaking up the outdoor sounds of the calming ocean and abundant birdlife while being truly and completely pampered. Our beautiful spa bath is a treat for couples, where time slows down long enough to enjoy a deliciously chilled bottle of bubbles together.

Umngazi is a hidden gem and a delight to all who visit. We offer a variety of Out of Season promotions and packages to choose from as well.

For more information, please email our reservations team directly at or call the hotel on 047-564 1115/6/8/9.

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