In the 'hood, Umzumbe as a destination

The cosy little hamlet of Umzumbe lies between the Umzumbe and Ingambili Rivers, just 5 kilometres south of Hibberdene and 100 kilometres from Durban. The village itself is almost blanketed in a wild dune forest, access to its unspoilt beach is easy, and it offers a slice of the paradise that is this part of the coast. Life here is languid, relaxed and typical of the Hibiscus coast - one ... cont.

67 Pumula BH Road, Umzumbe, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Pumula Beach Hotel

From Durban
From Durban, take the N2 South, and just past a massive Michael Frey’s sign, take the Hibberdene R102 exit.
Turn left at the bottom of this ramp, and continue for about 6 km, passing through the town of Hibberdene on your left and a set of traffic lights.
After you cross over the Mzumbe River, take the Umzumbe/Fairview Mission turnoff, and follow the Pumula Beach Hotel signs from there.
From the South, take the N2 North and take the St. Faiths/Umtentweni R102 exit.
Turn right at the ramp towards Umtentweni, and turn left at the traffic lights towards Hibberdene.
Continue for about 15 km, and after the Intshambili River bridge, turn right into Umzumbe and follow the Pumula Beach Hotel signs from there.

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  • Car Hire (15 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (15 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (15 km)
  • Internet Café (15 km)
  • Shopping Mall (15 km)
  • Airport (100 km)


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  • Health spa / massage
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  • Horse riding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
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  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing

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