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The Oyster Box


We proudly offer a number of services and amenities to cater for all guests, including our four-legged friends, with thoughtful touches placed in-room which ensure your stay is a memorable one.Garden walks and pools let you relax or enjoy direct access to the Umhlanga beach, where we will happily arrange beach chairs, an umbrella and sunblock that will keep you comfortable whilst lazing in the sun. A great destination hotel for everyone including families, here’s what you can expect...


Carefully crafted to meet the wishes and whims of guests from across the nation and world, The Oyster Box is proud to offer tasteful, ethnically inspired menus perfect for guests seeking anything from special fine dining occasions to simple, relaxed meals or just a small bite.

Based on the principles of using the freshest seasonal ingredients, sourced from local suppliers, the cuisine not only gives guests the very best taste of local flavours but is also more environmentally sustainable and supportive of the local community. A critical ingredient in the experience of exceptional cuisine is the location of its enjoyment.


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 best-loved hotels. Offering all the colonial 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 and a 24-seater movie theatre.


Phone: +27 (0)31 514 5000

The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box, Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa