With twelve gorgeous rooms and stunning 180° views of the Indian Ocean, Umhlanga Drive Boutique Hotel is the place to stay when visiting Durban, South Africa. Still, beautiful rooms and spectacular views aren’t the only things to enjoy at Umhlanga Drive. This is a one-of-a-kind hotel that offers it’s guests a unique experience and has much more on offer. Here are 5 things to do at Umhlanga Drive:

Enjoy a World-Class Meal

No boutique hotel is complete without an excellent restaurant. The onsite restaurant at Umhlanga Drive offers stunning seasonal cuisine with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. There are a variety of different cuisines available and the local ingredients add a unique twist to familiar flavours. You can also treat your spouse or partner to a special romantic dinner here. Just be sure to book in advance. As with all great restaurants, this place fills up pretty quickly.

Savour the Wines

Whether you’re having the wines in-house or visiting their sister lodge, Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge at the Wildekrans Wine Estate, there’s a vast collection of wines for you to savour. The estate has some great, award-winning vintages. If your tastes lead to the direction of whites, you can sample the Chenin Blanc or the Sauvignon Blanc. If you prefer the more tannic reds, you can taste the Pinotage, Merlot or Shiraz. If you’re a wine aficionado, you’re going to love the ones on offer.

Lounge by the Infinity Pool

Just by the al-fresco restaurant, on the wooden deck, there’s an awe-inspiring infinity pool with a straight view of the Indian Ocean. You can relax by the pool, swim and go to the very edge, feeling like you’re one with the vast expanse of the sea before you. The pool area receives a strong Wi-Fi signal so many people just savour the fresh air by the pool as they deal with some work. Although, why work when you can play?

Treat someone special to High Tea

High Tea at Umhlanga Drive is truly a magical experience. Anyone who has attended their annual Mother’s Day high tea will corroborate this. With a great menu including an assortment of cakes and savouries, you can just spend a pleasant time in a gorgeous location with one of the most important people in your life. Their high teas are very special and with all special and magical things, is only available with reservation and on special occasions so be sure to make a reservation.

Treat that someone special to a weekend away

The hotel offers exquisite rooms, most with sea views and Oh, what a view! During the winter months the hotel runs a special called Spouse on the House which means that only one person pays for a room for two. What a deal! Make use of this fantastic special and relax and unwind at Umhlanga Drive.

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