South Coast Accommodation


Umtentweni Accommodation


Hotel / Boutique Hotel in Umtentweni

The Venture InnAfrikaans

Location & Contact Details
Address: Lot 366 Commercial Road
South Coast
KwaZulu Natal
South Africa
Contact : Kerry-Lee / James
Local Tel : 039-6950110
INT Tel : +27-39-6950110
INT Fax : 086-6129580
Cell (1) : 083-2717439
Cell (2) : 082-7523248
A quaint and affordable old world hotel with 20 rooms and a conference centre. Conferencing facilities cater for 40 people seating board room style. Our pub is well frequented by both locals and visitors alike and boasts a modern gaming facility

The hotel is 2km from the centre of Port Shepstone CBD in the heart of the UGU municipal district. The hotel is 350m from the main swimming beach with lifeguards and shark nets. Close to the country club, fishing, mountain biking, Shark cage diving, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling and all water sports. A beautiful fresh water swimming pool on site to freshen up after a hot day.

We are situated 25 minutes north of the Wild Coast Sun Casino, 15 minutes north of the Shelly Shopping Centre, which boasts Ster Kinekor movies and South Coast Mall. Only 20 minutes from Margate and a mere 25 minutes from the spectacular Oribi Gorge Wild Five, which offers hiking, gorge jumping and wild swing across the Oribi Gorge.

All rooms have private bathrooms en suite and are set out in our quiet, tropical gardens teeming with birdlife. The rooms are comfortable, clean and complete with TV, fans and coffee making facilities. The rooms are serviced daily and all linen, bath towels and soaps are provided.

The South Coast enjoys a temperate, sub tropical climate with warm to hot humid summers and mild winters. Midday temperatures hover around 20 to 25 degrees centigrade. The South Coast is a summer rainfall area with prolonged spells of light rain from November to March. Winter weather is beautiful with endless still, sunny days and calm seas for swimming diving, fishing or surfing. Sea temperatures hover around the low 20's and seldom drop below 19 degrees.

There are eleven official languages in South Africa. On the coast English, Afrikaans and Zulu are widely spoken.

There are several well equipped and professionally staffed hospitals and clinics on the South Coast and are only a phone call away.

An easy one half hour from King Shaka International Airport and 15km from Margate regional airport. 700km from Johannesburg and 115km South of Durban, a perfect stopover on the way to the Cape or Transkei.

We serve a full South African Breakfast. Our Old English pub and ladies bar with gaming is a feature amongst locals and holiday makers alike.

Essentials to pack: Light cotton clothing (shorts, short sleeved shirts) Hat, Sunscreen, sunglasses, swimming costume and swimming towels, binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, camera and plug adaptor.

All sea life along the coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal is protected and permits are required for fishing and diving. Permits are obtainable from the local post office or any KZN Wildlife offices or the Shelly Beach Ski Boat Club.

The resort overlooks the Indian Ocean. We have a safe and secure parking on the premises and are monitored 24 hours a day by a security company.

Adventure @ Venture Inn
Come on an Adventure holiday to the Venture Inn!

We also offer:
*Mountain Bike Tours
*Hot Yoga classes
*Braai and self-catering facilities

We have some of the best mountain bike trails in the country right on the doorstep of the Venture Inn.
[Don't forget that Umtentweni was the late Olympic Champion Burry Stander's playground]
Come and join us on a breath-taking adventure with magnificent views, challenging climbs and good fellowship.
Access to the Burry Stander Bike Park and cross country course is all inclusive of your stay!

We even have a plan B for foul weather. If you're a yogi join the yoga class or you can go to a spinning class at Super Bodies Gym in town at NO extra cost to you!
After every Mountain bike ride, the bikes will receive a wash so they will be that much "lighter" for the next day's ride!! Nothing is better than a clean bike!!
While your bike is having a wash, you can have a hot shower or a swim in the pool. Ice cold beverages will be available from the bar and you can just relax after your invigorating day!
After everydays ride you can join us in the conference room to view the Go Pro footage and photos of the day's adventures!!

What are you waiting for?

Come and have an active, adventurous and awesome holiday in the heart of the South Coast !
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Associate

Approaching from Eastern Cape:
- Take the N2 north towards Durban
- Exit at the Umtentweni/St Faiths Offramp
- Turn right at stop street
Approaching from Durban
- Take the N2 South, remain on the toll road
- Exit at the Umtentweni / St Faiths offramp
- Turn left at stop street
- Follow the road all the way until the traffic lights
- Cross over road, pass 2 side roads
- Turn right into Commercial Road where the signboard to Venture Inn is
- Travel 500m pass little shopping centre on right hand side
- After 50m At The Venture Inn Offsales, turn right up our driveway
- Drive all the way to the top of the drive and will pass the reception on the right hand side
- Park in front or behind the main hotel building

GPS Co-ordinates 30 degrees 28’24” 30 degrees 42’ 53”
  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu
  • Bed Configuration
  • 2 (Sleeps 3) x 5
    • Room 1 - double, single
  • double (Sleeps 2) x 10
    • Room 1 - double
  • Double Rooms (Sleeps 2) x 10
    • Room 1 - double
  • Family (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - bunk, single
  • Sharing Single Beds (Sleeps 4) x 2
    • Room 1 - single, single, single, single
  • Single (Sleeps 8) x 6
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - double
    • Room 3 - double
    • Room 4 - double
  • Facilities
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • beach (less than 500m)
  • boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
  • boat trips (less than 5km)
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • car hire (less than 20km)
  • conference venue onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities (less than 2km)
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • remote security
  • reptile park (less than 20km)
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • scuba diving (less than 10km)
  • shark cage diving (less than 10km)
  • squash court (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • whale watching (less than 10km)
  • whale watching onsite
  • wifi hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 30

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Venture Inn was built in 1903 and we proudly have kept the original feel and homely atmosphere that has been servicing the accommodation industry for all these years. Family owned and operated keeps the place special and homely.

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 20
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 120

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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