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Umthunzi Hotel & Conference

Ceremony Venue

Our popular on-site chapel, adjacent to the pool, seats up to 80. This area can be used for an intimate reception as well.


We have 2 different types of chairs. There are 100 of each type. If you would like to have all of your chairs be matching, there would be some hiring required.

Parking Available


Child Friendly


Sound Restrictions

Yes  Info

Cut-off Time


Bar Options

We have a fully stocked cash bar available. Should ou wish to bring in your own wine and champagne, there is a R35 corkage fee.... Info

Reception Venue

We have 3 onsite reception venues. Wild Fig can hold up to 100 and Bell Palm up to 50 for a more intimate gathering. The Restaurant can open up to the covered sea-facing Patio area creating a splendid indoor-outdoor space for up to 200 people.... Info

Umthunzi Hotel & Conference - Wedding Venue in Port Shepstone, Kwazulu Natal

Share your love and joy with soft ocean breezes at the award-winning Umthunzi Hotel & Conference. This special wedding venue and winner of the 2017/18 Best Coastal Wedding Venue, Top Vendor awards, TripAdvisor certificate of Excellence and many other awards can be found on the lovely leafy south coast of Kwazulu Natal. Listen to the sound of waves kissing the shore as you begin your journey of adventure together. From dreamy tropical destination beach weddings, intimate poolside ceremonies and idyllic honeymoons, celebrate all you dream of at this coastal wedding venue on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal.

Oozing warm sophistication and known for friendly service excellence, Umthunzi Hotel is a gem on this delightful and adventurous coastline.

Every bride has dreams that she wants to turn into reality. What better way than in glorious tropical leafy surroundings and a temperate climate all year round? At this exclusively upmarket, affordable wedding venue in Durban, Umthunzi will customise exactly what you need within your budget. Offering a variety of delicious menu options, deluxe accommodation for your loved ones, 4 wedding venue reception options and, to tie the knot, choose to either feel the sand under your feet with a romantic beach ceremony or exchange vows in the beautiful poolside Milkwood chapel.

Honeymooners or the bridal couple can be spoiled in the exquisite Milkwood Bridal Suite. Imagine looking out over stunning views of wide azure blue skies, panoramic seaview from your air-conditioned spacious suite that offers a percale draped round bed, double shower, spa bath and cuddly gowns plus lounge and dressing area. Have an in-room couples massage followed by a candle lit bubble bath.

What happens when the wedding is over? Do whatever you like! Enjoy wonderful food, explore and be adventurous in a wide area that offers so many action activities, catch a movie, visit a coffee plantation, have a round of golf, take a boat ride out to sea, read a book while sipping sundowner cocktails, go shopping and more. Or… simply take long lazy walks in glorious sunny surrounds on one of the many stunning beaches.

Umthunzi is a place in paradise where your dreams CAN come true.

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60 Commercial Rd, Umtentweni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa