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Special Occasions

Immerse yourself in this unique private sanctuary and experience the ultimate wellbeing that is uniquely Duma Manzi Boutique Eco-Lodge & Spa, for memories of a lifetime. Duma Manzi offers warm hospitality, elegant luxury and romantic charm for every special occasion. A private sanctuary ideal for small intimate weddings for 2-6 guests, classical weddings of 12-30 guests, or a quiet, intimate honeymoon celebration for two.

Duma Manzi provides the ideal sanctuary for anniversaries, birthdays, romantic occasions, wellness rejuvenations and family reunions.



Wedding Anniversaries are special milestones in our lives. Duma Manzi Eco-Lodge & Spa offers privacy, exclusivity, elegant luxury and romantic charm to recapture the magic and rekindle the passion. Experience Duma Manzi anniversary dinners, romantic picnics and our Eco-Spa, An Intimate Sanctuary, in this unique African Wilderness setting, to create new memories to treasure for years to come.


Birthdays are a celebration about life - a brand new year! Duma Manzi Eco-Lodge & Spa is the perfect sanctuary to spend your special day with your loved ones and special friends. The Duma Manzi team will customise your birthday festivities in our unique setting where your family and friends will enjoy nature wildlife drives, boma dinners, bush dinners or elegant fine dining.

Family Reunions

A family reunion at Duma Manzi Eco-Lodge & Spa is the perfect venue for loads of fun and excitement for everybody. Private family dinners, family outdoor adventures and leisurely evenings in a unique African Wilderness Sanctuary. A family reunion at Duma Manzi is one of the healthiest ways to enjoy reunions with your family and cherish the memories forever -simply a great place to unwind and relish the joyous occasion.

Romantic Occasions

A more romantic venue will be very difficult to find. Duma Manzi Eco-Lodge & Spa prides itself with venues offering romantic charm and candle-lit dinners - the perfect setting for your engagement or marriage proposal. Romantic turn down with candles and champagne in the privacy of your luxury room in this unique African Wilderness, complete the picture.

Wellness Escape

Duma Manzi Eco-Spa - An Intimate Sanctuary. Relax in Nature's Calm - Discover ultimate relaxation that is not just a treatment, but an experience. For that intimate wellness escape offering a tranquil sanctuary for quite relaxation, lavish pampering, privacy and exclusivity - Duma Manzi Eco-Spa is the perfect choice. Our holistic range of treatments enhanced by the very essence of nature, guarantees you return home enriched, refreshed and rejuvenated.


An African Bush Wedding is something you cannot experience anywhere else in the world. Drawing on the mystique of African explorations of a bygone era, an African bush wedding affords the opportunity for visitors to experience the splendours of the African Wilderness, and get a feel for the warm hospitality of the people who live and love the African continent.

Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa will treat you to the most luxurious and adventurous experience imaginable. An addictive combination of wild Africa and luxurious opulence awaits guests who are treated like royalty. Sit back, relax and leave the wedding preparations up to the experts whilst you enjoy massages, sunset cocktails and game viewing.

For those looking for an exceptional, personal experience, our personal wedding planner will advise and guide you through every request, and help you tailor make your dream wedding. From date planning your dream wedding, co-ordinating all entertainment, gourmet cuisine, beverages, table decor, photography and all beauty and spa treatment requirements, we are there to cater to your every need.

Our personal wedding planner will also advise and assist you with choices and options for your wedding ceremony and photographs. A private sanctuary ideal for small intimate weddings for 2-6 guests, classical weddings of 12-30 guests, or a quiet, intimate honeymoon celebration for two.

Our stunning and varied venue examples are:

  • Sunset Deck overlooking the majestic African Wilderness
  • Hilltop House built in 1880 - a classical Colonial homestead
  • Lodge area with river boma and deck - suitable for cocktails and pre-dinner drinks
  • An abundance of choices for a romantic wedding in the African Wilderness - forest, river valleys, majestic mountains and much more.

Our Special Touch will complete your special day with our Romantic Honeymoon Suite nestled along the river bank with private deck and our indulgent treats to enjoy in the privacy of your luxury room and romantic turndown to complete the most perfect day; memories to last a lifetime.


A honeymoon in the African Wilderness is the perfect retreat for the couple looking for solitude and pampering after many months of intense wedding planning. Enjoy personalised attention with your every whim catered for; explore the wide-open spaces and abundant bird and wildlife on a late afternoon game drive accompanied by a professional game ranger. Then return to the lodge for a romantic candle-lit dinner under starlit African skies before retiring to your luxury room with en-suite bathroom, private plunge pool and king-size bed...all adding to the intimate romance of the bush.

Honeymoon Vacations should be unforgettable. Duma Manzi is the ultimate romantic escape- there is something about retreating into the heart of the African Wilderness that cannot be forsaken!