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 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.

A national treasure, we are South Africa’s most cherished hotel. Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, discover our timeless elegance.

Enjoy a multitude of dining options, including our famous curry feast and High Tea, and indulge in our award-winning spa amid tropical gardens.

With 86 luxurious rooms, suites and villas to choose from, The Oyster Box meets the individual needs of every visitor. Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, a family group or solo, each room is superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style at your home away from home.

An idyllic beach location with breathtaking views…five-star facilities and service…is the perfect recipe for one of the most important days of your life and just what you can expect if you have your wedding at The Oyster Box. Our reputation locally and internationally as the place for all of those important occasions…proposals, engagements and of course…weddings are legendary.


Our Address:

2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga


-29.727711656125, 31.087109067459


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