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Umthunzi Hotel & Conference


Contact Details

Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Work +27 (0)39 695 0852
Email Address
60 Commercial Road
Umtentweni, Kwazulu-Natal,
South Africa
GPS Coordinates
S 30.71189 E 30.47766


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. Cemair now flies from OR Tambo direct to Margate airport, which is just 15 minutes away.

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 30ᴼ 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.

On the wide lovely Terrace Deck and well-appointed Restaurant, guests enjoy incredible panoramic sea views while sipping on cocktails from the Lantern Bar and dining on delicious food made by well-trained chefs. Light lunch menu, daily breakfasts, and dinner (by reservation) are available at the restaurant, 30⁰ South. The Lantern bar and Pool bar are open to the public. Spa services, by appointment, are available for in-room treatments, to relax and unwind.

Conference delegates will be amazed at the turnkey, professional and friendly service that Umthunzi is proud of.  Honeymoon couples be spoiled in our luxurious and spacious Milkwood Bridal Suite boasting a unique round bed. Weddings and functions are popular at this venue where making your day special is the staff’s priority.

Voted Best Function Venue (2015/16/17), best 3 star hotel in SA (2014) and Best Coastal Wedding Venue (2017/18).

Umthunzi now offers free wifi throughout the hotel.

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Umthunzi Hotel: The Ultimate Conference Trends Guide 2017


Like most industries, the conference and event organising industry is ever evolving and those of us working in the sector, need to keep ourselves in the loop.

Most of the available resources on conference and event organising are either targeted at larger multi-national corporations or the international community, and it is challenging to implement those concepts on a smaller scale.

Our eBook aims to enlighten you on what’s trending on the conference scene and also help you apply these trends in a simple and more local manner.

Here’s a closer look at what’s inside:

  • Festivalization
  • Convergence
  • Green events
  • Bleisure
  • Team Building
  • Food

This guide is for anyone organising a conference, meeting or event. It includes actionable tips that are guaranteed to yield positive results.

To get your free copy, click here.

Umthunzi Hotel: The Conference Planners Ultimate Checklist

Due to its nature, the event and conferencing industry is fast paced and nonstop. Conference planners and organizers have many tasks, responsibilities, and people to manage, and often certain tasks fall through the cracks. 

There are many lists out there that claim to make the planning process easier for conference planners, but none of those lists are comprehensive and complete. 

Our ultimate conference planning checklist aims to alleviate the stress and inefficiency of creating a number of lists and managing them by giving you a single list that covers everything! 

Here’s a sneak peak as to what tasks you can expect to find on the list:

  1. Pre-event planning tasks
  2. Content related tasks
  3. Marketing tasks
  4. Logistical tasks
  5. Post-event planning tasks                                                                            

This checklist is for all conference planners who are organising a conference, meeting or event. It includes a printable and an online, editable version that you can update and track. 

Get your free copy of the conference planning checklist here.


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