The Oyster Box
Discover timeless elegance…
The Oyster Box
We understand that for many of our guests, a holiday is not the same without the family pet. At The Oyster Box…they’re more than welcome! Our Garden Villas offer a range of pet beds as well as menus, which can be arranged in advance when you make your reservation.
A national treasure, The Oyster Box is South Africa’s most cherished hotel. Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean as well as the iconic lighthouse, discover timeless elegance.
Enjoy a multitude of dining options, including the famous curry feast and High Tea, and indulge in the award-winning spa amid tropical gardens.
Why The Oyster Box:
- 86 rooms as well as suites including the Presidential Suite
- Located on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront opposite the legendary Umhlanga Lighthouse with direct beach access from the hotel
- Stunning panoramic Indian Ocean views
- Dolphin watching from the Ocean Terrace and Oyster Bar
- 24-Seater cinema with complimentary treats
- The award-winning Spa featuring Turkish Hammam
- Fine dining in The Grill Room
Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, a Member of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, is one of South Africa’s favourite hotels. Offering charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Facilities include a magnificent Spa, two swimming pools, luscious gardens as well as a 24-seater movie theatre.
High Tea is a lengthy, leisurely affair with live piano music providing a welcome addition to the occasion. All pastries and baked goods are prepared on the property by our wonderful pastry team. The high tea table is a visual and taste spectacle of sumptuous treats, with everything from freshly baked scones, pastries, quiches and cakes, to finger sandwiches as well as savouries.