Umzimvubu Retreat Guest House Accommodation in Port St Johns

Umzimvubu Retreat

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Golf Course Drive, First Beach, Port St Johns, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests32
  • Units/Rooms12

About Umzimvubu Retreat

Umzimvubu Retreat is situated on densely forested dunes on First Beach, overlooking the Umzimvubu River Mouth and Indian Ocean within comfortable walking distance from the town center.

Experience the incredible scenic beauty of the Wild Coast. Umzimvubu Retreat has been beautifully restored. The woodwork finish extends a subtle charm to the warm atmosphere.


The guestrooms at Umzimvubu Retreat are spotlessly clean and comfortably equipped. All rooms have TV's, tea / coffee and ceiling fans. Limited DStv is available. Selected rooms are available where children are able to share with parents at a minimal rate.

The honeymoon suite is enormous and offers all required amenities with awe inspiring views (even from the bathroom). The majority of the rooms have excellent views (you can actually watch whales from your room!) and have private entrances and patios where one can relax and enjoy the scenery and abundant birdlife, lulled by the sounds of the ocean.


Gigantic breakfasts are served daily in true South African tradition, the selections regularly being varied & as a rule including fresh fruit salad, yoghurts and cereals. Select from cappuccino, latte or espresso at the coffee station or enjoy a lovely cup of tea. A nice touch is that coffee and homemade biscuits/rusks are on hand at all times for guests who become peckish.

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and fine dining at what is arguably the best food in town right at the guesthouse. Set-menu options are traditional SA cooking - all food are prepared freshly on site. A selection of wines is available. Dinner by Appointment Only.


• Laundry
• Fax
• Wi-Fi facilities
• Complimentary tea and coffee are at hand
• 1 Honeymoon suite, 4 double en-suite rooms, 2 twin bedded rooms and 4 single en-suite rooms

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available


AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Member since 2001

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 900
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -31.63177777711111
Longitude: 29.544694444111112

Closest airport(s)
Durban International - 350km
East London Airport - 320km
Mthatha Airport - 120km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 21h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
July 2003 - 4 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We had a great time and we definitely coming back next year...

Zukile Qulu, East London Travellers' Rating


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