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There’s just something so rejuvenating about being close to the ocean. The crashing of the waves against the shore, the sea sand that grounds you and the wind that whispers sounds of healing energy. The ocean is the perfect place to unwind and forget about the concept of time.
With friends and family by your side, the seaside is the ultimate holiday destination! As 2019 comes to an end, the holiday season brings excitement to our souls; we would like to share with you some of the highlights Uvongo River Resort has experienced throughout the year.
Living La Dolce Vita at Uvongo River Resort!

Here’s what’s been happening…

Patrys Bensch
We are elated to introduce and welcome a key addition to the Uvongo team, Patrys Bensch. Patrys has been with VRS for quite some time now and was recently promoted to the position of Resort Manager at Uvongo River Resort. Patrys, we are thrilled to have you on the team and we wish you a long-lasting, fruitful and rewarding tenure at Uvongo River Resort!
Xolani Manqane
We are proud to announce that Xolani Manqane celebrated his 10 year working anniversary with Uvongo River Resort! He has been part of the family since August 2009. Xolani is our very hard-working Maintenance Supervisor.
Ivan Steenkamp
The newest member of the Uvongo team is Ivan Steenkamp. Ivan started on the 23rd of April 2019 as our Stock Controller. He has, affectionately, been nicknamed “Roadrunner”, as he is always running around the resort to where he needs to go.
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Snoek Derby

A newlywed couple checked in on the 19th of August 2019 and spent their honeymoon with us!
One of their family members had contacted us and asked if we could make them a romantic hamper with an abundance of balloons. We placed the hamper in their unit so that they would be surprised when they checked in. Needless to say, our lovely newlyweds were over the moon with our special surprise!

Harley Davidson Rally

We recently had three friends on vacation in the same unit that celebrated their birthdays with us. We decided to surprise them and asked that they join us at the swimming pool. When they arrived at the pool, our wonderful Housekeeping Team sang for them and wished them all a very Happy Birthday. They were speechless! It really was a very special moment for us as well as for them. We enjoy creating these special memories for all of our guests.

In the Know with Uvongo River Resort!

Take a look at how we’ve been making your home-away-from-home even more special:


Barge Boards


New Maintenance Storeroom


New Plants


Mini Golf Area Repainted


Patio Sets Sandblasted and Repainted


Roofs Restored


Swimming Pool


Updated Chess Set


New Air Freshener Labels


New Fence


New Evacuation Magnets


Palisade Repainted


Pavement and Driveway Pressure Washed


Parking Lines Repainted


New Light Installed at Entrance


Manager Cottage Repaired and Upgraded

Keep the Good Times Rolling…

Each year brings with it a multitude of fun days and holidays to be enjoyed and celebrated.
Uvongo River Resort takes these opportunities to make guests feel super special (as they are).


The theme for Father’s Day was “Braai Master”. All of the incredible Dads were given a “Braai Pack” which included firelighters, matches and a small bottle of Richelieu.
We hosted a bring and braai on the Saturday, where guests brought their own meat and drinks and we offered various salads, pap and scrumptious gravy.


On Women’s Day we lovingly decorated our Reception area with flowers and balloons. We baked a batch of delicious cupcakes which were given to all of the lovely ladies as they arrived and checked in. As women are generous, so were we – family members were also welcome to indulge in a sweet treat or two! Our wonderful women loved the effort we made.

Places to Visit Around Uvongo River Resort

Thinking of venturing out? Here are a few places you should visit while holidaying on the South Coast:


Attention coffee-holics! It would be rather sacrilegious if you didn’t visit Beaver Creek on your next visit! Described as “The Disneyland for coffee people”, Beaver Creek has all your coffee urges and desires

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Humpback Whales
Indulge in some divine dishes at C-Bali, situated on St Michael’s Beach. With an electrifying atmosphere and a variety of moreish meals, you should not miss the opportunity to wine and dine at this incredible spot with a gorgeous view!
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Take a walk on the wild side when you take your thrill-seeking self to Wild 5 Adventures. Expect to receive a rush of adrenaline as you challenge yourself with some extreme activities, set in KwaZulu Natal’s beautiful surrounds.
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International Beach Clean-up

African Blessings
Did you know that we support African Blessings? This Non-Profit and Public Benefit Company cares for its community, children, animals and the environment. Their latest project is to raise the much needed funds for a new tractor for their farm.

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Uni-Vate Properties
Expand your holiday portfolio and make even more wonderful memories with your loved ones! Uvongo River Resort has a limited number of weeks available for purchase. Please contact for more information.


VRS Options allows you to exchange your fixed holiday for availability at various resorts, for alternative dates or unit sizes.
We’ve secured you a multitude of destinations through some of our partners to give you more holiday options.
(Please note that the exchange fee will increase in 2020)

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Important Notices
2020 Timeshare Calendar >
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2020 Instruction letter >
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VRS Website >
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Other Documentation >
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In Closing...
2019 has been a whirlpool of excitement, upgrades and various changes. We always strive to make our Resort better and ensure a real home-away-from-home atmosphere for our guests. Our mission is to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable and happy as possible so that you and your nearest and dearest can relax, unwind and simply soak up the

sun and ocean. We are so excited to see what 2020 has in store for us and we are delighted to be on this journey with you, our Valued Shareholders.

May the Festive Season bring you loads of love and happiness and may you enjoy this special time with your family.

Season's Greetings!

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