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Umthunzi Hotel & Conference is an award winning, uniquely, affordable luxury venue that welcomes leisure guests, business delegates, events and wedding parties and restaurant diners.
The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is one of the finest and most recreational coastlines in South Africa. UMTHUNZI, a modern and contemporary Hotel and Conference Centre is situated in Umtentweni near the bustling town of Port Shepstone. Only an hour south of Durban it is ideally located for you to explore all the many and varied local attractions.

With stunning sea views of the Indian Ocean and a short walk to the beach, you will experience the best that the Hibiscus Coast has to offer. With its all equable climate and pleasant water temperatures, you can enjoy both beach and bush getaways all year round. For adventure, golfing, fishing and birding enthusiasts, the region is unsurpassed.

The restaurant 30 degrees SOUTH serves delicious meals in a wonderfully decorated ambiance. People are invited to come for the daily breakfast and light lunches. Dinners are by reservation.

Whale watch from the terrace deck enjoying cappuccinos, well designed food and a tantalising sundowner!


Unwind in either Deluxe, Executive or Executive Family Rooms that offer the space and comfort of luxurious, clean and air-conditioned rooms in which to relax.
Enjoy neat, well-appointed décor, private balcony, twin or king top quality beds draped in percale linen and smart en-suite bathroom. With fresh sea breezes, bird calls and wide southern skies you will be refreshed.

Room Amenities

100% Percale Linen
Air Conditioner & Fan
King or Twin Beds
Solid Wood Furniture
Selected DSTV
Bath / Shower
In Room Safe
Coffee & Tea Station
Private Balcony

Conference Venue:

This award winning, upmarket venue has all you need for a professional conference, productive meeting and fabulous function. The warm hospitality, delicious food, turnkey service & stunning coastline will delight your group.  Umthunzi offers 4 different function rooms, from an intimate 12 seater boardroom to a large 100 seater venue, and each can be set up in your preferred way.  The Restaurant and Terrace Deck can be used for wonderful award ceremonies and gala dinners.

Functions & Events at Umthunzi

From intimate family celebrations to full house corporate banqueting, Umthunzi is a function venue of choice. Ideal for business year end functions, corporate getaways, birthdays, anniversaries, product launches and so much more, Umthunzi is known for welcoming, professional service and excellent ambience.  You will have your package personally customised to suit your style and focus. Choose to hold your event in the lovely restaurant, 30 degrees South, or select from the various quality function rooms, with flexible layout options.

Dream Weddings at Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Out of this world ROMANTIC weddings and gorgeous RECEPTIONS on this tropical coastline!
Awarded “Best Coastal Wedding Venue” by Top Vendor Awards recently Umthunzi is a wonderful venue offering all you need to begin your married journey. Your wedding is a reflection of your personalities and your life together: romantic, fun, stylish, elegant, welcoming, warm. Umthunzi has all the elements — dream location, incredible cuisine, inspiring décor, impeccably trained staff — to make your wedding a personalized, special celebration for you and the ones you love.

Exquisite, Spacious Honeymoon Suite

Milkwood Suite is absolutely stunning, you will fall in love all over again! Boasting the only round bed in any Kwazulu Natal venue, draped in percale linen, spa bath, double shower, lounge, dressing area and private balcony from the top floor, this epitomises “Romance”! As a bride to be you and your entourage can also enjoy getting ready for the big day in Milkwood.

Umthunzi Hotel is situated close to:

  • Family friendly local beach
  • 10 very high standard Golf Courses (Port Shepstone Country Club 5 minutes away)
  • Squash, tennis & bowls at Port Shepstone Country Club
  • 7 Blue Flag beaches
  • Wild Waters at Wild Coast Casino
  • Umtentweni Concervancy Hiking Trail
  • Quad biking, off-road biking & cycling
  • Adventure sports (World’s longest zip line, bridge swing, abseiling)
  • Oribi Gorge & Lake Eland Nature Reserves
  • Ocean sports such as scuba, fishing, Whale & Dolphin watching
  • Margate Airport
  • Government and Municipal Hub for Southern KZN




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