We were treated to a weekend here and we had a super time. We traveled as a family and found it to be a lovely relaxing place. The river was great for fishing and the gardens and grounds fun for the kids to run and play, especially bouncing on the trampoline and squelching in the mud. There is a lovely clean pool to enjoy.
The rooms were well decorated and very functional. We were provided with a camp cot for our baby and the 3 year old was accommodated on a sleeper couch. The bathroom was clean and newly refurbished. We had a bar fridge and we could bring our own drinks etc. The fridge was especially useful for baby products and travelling with small kids. Rooms are provided with a kettle plus tea and coffee making facilities. This is great especially with kids.
We were on a B&B basis and the breakfast supplied was tasty and freshly prepared. The both nights we stayed there we chose to eat at Umtamvuna and the food was good, especially the delicious pizzas on Friday night. The spaghetti bolognaise served on Saturday night was good, however at ZAR62- per person was definitely not worth the money charged. It was a very basic bolognaise and no side accompaniments therefore a shocker of a price for a homely dish.
Cindy our waitress was very friendly and great with the kids. There is a bar but you can bring your own drinks.
The surrounding area is beautiful and worth a trip here. We had a super day at the Wild Coast Sun, Wild Waves water park. Umtamvuna is essentially a wedding venue and you can most certainly see the appeal as the place is beautiful.
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