About Us

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Nt’ Shonalanga – where your natural wellness journey begins

Nt’ Shonalanga is an intimate, family-run resort nestled in the Schurveberg Mountains on the banks of the tranquil Hennops River. Conveniently located just a 45-minute drive from the OR Tambo International Airport and a 20-minute drive from Lanseria Airport, it offers guests an ideal escape in the scenic African countryside. It was started in 1999 by Mr Krishna Muthray who has extensive experience in the worlds of hospitality and tourism.

On his retirement, the ownership of Nt’ Shonalanga has passed to his daughter, Hanita Muthray who has vast hotel managerial experience and a passion for delivering a quality experience to all her customers. Hanita has a BSC degree in physiotherapy and MPhys in Sports Medicine which forms the foundation of her knowledge and dedication to wellness and has she has been actively involved in the development of Nt’ Shonalanga’s spa and wellness centre – where every guest is receives unique treatments to restore their body’s natural rhythms.

A unique and natural venue

Situated in a beautiful valley with panoramic views of African sunsets and sunrises, Nt’ Shonalanga provides a complete break from the stresses of daily life and a range of restorative wellness packages designed to elevate the soul and strengthen the inner being.

Facilities for every occasion

The ideal venue for a romantic and elegant wedding or special event, Nt’ Shonalanga specialises in attention to detail and individual requirements to ensure your wedding is the dream you imagined.

The Nt’ Shonalanga Team

Meet our dedicated team who will look after you from the moment you arrive and take care of all your needs.

Nischal has been working at Shonalanga for over eight years and believes in doing the utmost to ensure every client’s experience at Shonalanga is a truly memorable one. Nothing is too much trouble for Nischal, so give him a call to find out how he can make the Shonalanga experience a reality for you or your company.

Nischal Bhana
Sales Manager

Marshal Rungasamy

Marshal started working in the hospitality services in 2002 and brings a wealth of experience to the Shonalanga team across all departments. He has a passion for good food and fusion dishes and encourages our chefs to push the boundaries in delectable dishes. His past experience includes Emperor’s Palace, Andicio 24, Sheraton Hotel Pretoria, The Meat Co and The Executive Club.

Marshal Rungasamy
General Manager

Timothy Mukangari

Timothy started working at Shonalanga in 2003 as a waiter and showed great potential. Today he is being trained as the operational manager. All our visitors adore him – as he goes out of his way to make their stays a happy one.

Timothy Mukangari
Operations Supervisor

Mercy Mutuvo

Mercy has been working as a massage therapist since 2010. In 2014 she was handpicked from a selection of therapist to work at Suntaluna Spa. She has undergone training with an Ayurvedic Doctor from India, Dr A Kulkarni and a qualified physiotherapist, Ms Hanita Muthray and is skilled in the different types of massage techniques and their effects.

Mercy Mutuvo
Wellness Therapist

Rosemary Chingodzi

Rosemary has been working as a massage therapist since 2010 and joined Suntaluna Spa in 2016. She is a ‘people’ person and is renowned for giving our guests a strong and satisfying massage.

Rosemary Chingodzi
Wellness Therapist

Evelyn Mogamisi

Evelyn is a massage therapist and joined Suntaluna Spa in 2014. She is skilled in deep, stress releasing massage and is our pregnancy massage specialist, with all the knowledge and sensitivity to bring expectant mothers the relaxation and pampering they need.

Evelyn Mogamisi
Wellness Therapist

Hanita Muthray

Hanita has a Bsc in Physiotherapy and a Mphys in Sports Medicine and was encouraged by her father to bring her skills and talent to Nt’ Shonalanga in 2002, when she took over the running and management of the business. Hanita has extensive hotel managerial experience and her passion for health and wellbeing has formed the foundation of the development of the spa and wellness centre.

Hanita Muthray
CEO and Owner