Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
Port St Johns, Wild Coast - Accommodation
Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa in Port St Johns
Each of our thatched bungalows is tucked away amongst indigenous flora, on a green hillside providing more views than most eyes can take in. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself perching on the doorstep for hours, simply watching the waves beyond while birds forage and bicker in the bushes around you. Our homely cottages will make you kick your shoes off, undo your top button and put your watch aside. For slightly breathless honeymooners, there are our tranquil, private bungalows perfectly positioned to help you forget all about wedding speeches and guest lists.
Of course you may want to be out most of every day. You could spend the whole time dozing by our riverside pool, or hanging out at Basil’s Bar where darts, snooker and tall stories will make you feel like a regular in no time. In our lofted hillside spa, we’re lucky enough to have dedicated and professional therapists who will gladly massage away your city stress to the soundtrack of nothing but breakers and bird calls. You might find relaxation in other ways; in the gym, on the courts or on a long amble down our pristine beach. For parents in need of a break, our dedicated caregivers are always on hand.
All meals are included with your booking. What’s more, we’re not shy with our portions - bigger is better. Kick off the day with an unhurried river breakfast as you loosely plan out another day filled with the sights and sounds of the hospitable Wild Coast. Later, sample our menu which offers up versatile meat dishes, fish so fresh it melts in your mouth and refreshingly good salads and veggies.
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Facilities available at Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa,Port St Johns, Wild Coast
- 5 Star Reviewed
- Available Next Weekend
- Available This Weekend
- Laundry Facilities
- Swimming Pool
- Winter School Holidays
- Bird Watching
- Canoeing / Kayaking
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 27' 18.6" E / 31° 40' 23.9" S
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Driving to Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa in Port St Johns, Wild Coast
|Departing: East London Airport|
|Address: Settlers Way, East London, 5200, South Africa|
|Distance: 1.6 km / Duration: 4 hours 17 mins|
|1.||Head east||0.3 km|
|2.||Turn left onto Settlers Way/R72|
Continue to follow R72
|3.||At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Fleet St/R72||0.2 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Cambridge St||0.8 km|
|5.||Cambridge St turns right and becomes Commercial Rd||1.0 km|
|6.||Turn left onto Fitzpatrick Rd/R72|
Continue to follow R72
|7.||Turn right to merge onto N2 toward Mthatha||218 km|
|8.||Slight left onto Park Rd||0.2 km|
|9.||Continue straight onto Stanford Terrace||0.2 km|
|10.||Turn right onto Leeds Rd||0.9 km|
|11.||Turn left onto N2||0.2 km|
|12.||Turn right onto R61||77.1 km|
|13.||Turn right||2.9 km|
|14.||Slight left||6.6 km|
|15.||Slight right||1.6 km|
Nearest Airport & Flights
East London Airport - East London+ FIND FLIGHT TO East London
East London Airport welcomes 346 000 people each year and is a busy yet small national airport that has around 25 flights a day. The creation of the airport was in 1927 with a municipal aerodrome at Woodbrook, it moved several times and in 1965 the airport was moved for the last time to its present location, only 10 kilometres from East London’s city centre.
Reviews for Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
A nice secluded spot. Great grounds and facilities. Staff friendly.
Paradise! Unbeatable value for money. Amazing hospitality, excellent food, very friendly staff. We were pleasantly surprised by the wine list, such a variety at very affordable prices. Who would want to go to Mauritius if you can go to Umngazi?
Spent our honeymoon here. Fabulous place and food was amazing. Honeymoon suite with fireplace and bath was stunning
I totally enjoyed the massage from khali and the manicure and pedicure the ladies were amazing and very friendly,the views were great.
Breatakingly beautiful! We stayed in the double story honeymoon bungalow.... The view of the river joining the ocean on the morning was amazing... The food is world class... The homemade ice cream has to be my favourite..... So serene and majestic... The perfect place to relax and be one with nature. Excellant activities on and off the resort... One the best places I've been too will definitely be back.
The best experience ever! It feels like an overseas visit in your own country! Service is excellent and food is out of this world!
Great vacation station, would be even better if they were more halaal friendly
A fabulous holiday experience! Wonderful food and great in every respect. Only negative is the condition of the road.
"Wonderful winter escape !"
We loved the restful atmosphere, the delicious food,the spa and the attention to detail. Wonderful rooms, homely entertainment and dining areas anand a beautiful setting. It was magic !thank you!
I love Umngazi!!! Awesome getway. So much to do, but you can still find places to be alone or one with nature! What a beautiful, remote part of South Africa! Running on the trails around the Hotel was amazing!
Friendly and efficient staff. Very comfortable accommodation. No TV or radio in rooms so you talk to one another and connect with nature. Wonderful place to relax and recharge.
Lovely family getaway. Beautiful beach and very quiet. Perfect place to relax, sip on a cocktail and read a good book.
Amazing amazing amazing. My son gets so excited to visit that he starts a count down almost 2 weeks in advance. Thank you tram for your amazing hospitality
This place is a real hidden gem. Situated on the Wild Coast of Southern Africa, expect world beating views of the Umngazi River and just behind it the Indian Ocean. Which sometimes can include cows on the beach and just looks so cool. Rooms are amazing with jaw dropping views from the comfort of your window , as well as the service but don't expect much technology as this is meant to be a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Put away your phone and take in the surroundings. Or do one of the many activities the hotel had to offer such has hiking, kayaking and fishing. Meals are provided and are absolutely delicious. Just come here to enjoy what this beautiful city has to offer. Probably the best accommodation in this area of South Africa. Just be a bit prepared for the road leading up to the hotel, lots of animals and lots of potholes. But once you're there, you wouldn't want to leave anyway.
Great place! Great people! from the security at the gate to the boat driver. Enjoyed every bit of my time there especially the much needed spa after the long trip from Durban- Xoli and the Spa team absolutely great. Thank you for the great time .Will definitely return.
Spent a wonderful 3 nights here on a 3 night package. The view and setting are absolutely breathtaking, with a variety of activities to choose from. We found the staff friendly and helpful all round. Food is delicious with good variety at every meal. Even with two days of less than ideal weather we had an absolutely fantastic time. The drive can be tricky if not coming in a 4x4 vehicle, but we made it without incident just by traveling carefully and slowly.
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