Umtamvuna River Lodge, Port Edward

Guest Lodge, Wedding Venue

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The Umtamvauna River Lodge in Port Edward is located on the banks of the Umtamvuna River next to a nature reserve. Being an extremely popular beach wedding venue on the South Coast, the gardens, private beach and multiple decks and pool area are very well maintained making your stay with us feel like you are on honeymoon.

The en-suite rooms are extremely comfortable and modern. They each have their own wooden deck allowing you to unwind and enjoy the beauty of this very special place. Umtamvuna Rive

The pool terrace and cocktail bar, on stilts alongside the river compliment the rustic ambiance of the Lodge. There is a swimming pool, table tennis, foozball table and pool table.

Boarderpost is on site and caters for: Wakeboarding (cable & Boat) Jet skiing, Speed boat rides, Tubing , water skiing, Stand Up Paddle Boarding.
We even have one of the best skateboarding mini ramps in the country.

Located in Banners Rest Port Edward, the area is famous for the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve where people come from all over the world to study the different plant species like certain types of clivias only found in this area. Great restaurants close by include Casa Toscana, Fish Eagle Restaurant, Chico's Restaurant and Ramsey Gardens.

Our rooms have: King size beds (or 2 singles), Cotton Percale linen, En-suite bathroom which has both a shower & bath, Sofa and private balconies with a view of the river.

Property Info

Contact: Hambela Central Reservations
Primary Number: 021 557 4674
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Address: Umtamvuna River Lodge, Rennies Beach, Port Edward, South Africa


  • Air-conditioning
  • DSTV (Satellite Dish)
  • Mini Bar-fridge
  • Tea/coffee making


  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Functions Venue
  • Wedding Venue

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

Pleasant experience

My husband and I ate a few meals here. The food was always pleasant and the venue is pretty with a nice view out to the river. It was quiet but hopefully will get a good reputation and thereby grow...

JeanM4009, 7 months, 2 weeks, 4 days ago Read full review
Absolutely LOVED this place!

We popped in to this gem of a destination - and ended up staying the entire day.
Although we didn't stay over, we had a look into the rooms which seemed to be spotlessly clean and really spacious...

DamonBeard, Durban, South Africa 8 months, 5 days ago Read full review
Paradise found!!!

What a stroke of luck to find this hidden gem. My hubby and I were looking to get out of Durban for the weekend to explore and relax. Umtamvuna River Lodge has a very unique feel and so much to...

HappydaysSuzanne, Durban, South Africa 1 year, 1 week, 5 days ago Read full review
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