There is only one place to stay in Umhlanga, The Oyster Box. We loved the Umhlanga sling sundowners!

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Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa

The Oyster Box

  • Set right on the Umhlanga beachfront with panoramic Indian Ocean views and direct beach access
  • Award-winning spa, fine dining in the The Grill Room
  • Voted No. 2 Top Hotel in Africa in Conde Naste Readers Choice Awards 2015

Facilities include

Kids Club Swimming Pool Fitness Centre Spa Movie Theatre

Activities include

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About The Oyster Box

Positioned proudly on Umhlanga's beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean, stands the Oyster Box, one of South Africa's best-loved hotels. A Member of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, the Oyster Box offers colonial charm and style, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Facilities include a magnificent Spa, two swimming pools, luscious gardens and a 24-seater movie theatre.

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Practical info

Location

The Oyster Box stands proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean.

How to get there

Distance from Johannesburg CBD : 580 km • Estimated Travel Time: 5h 30minutes
Johannesburg, continue along the N3 (546km)
Take the N2 / North Coast / Stanger off-ramp (17.2)
Take the exit 182 toward M41/ Umhlanga (600m)
Turn right towards M12/Umhlanga Rocks Dr (1km)
Take the exit towards M12/Umhlanga Rocks Dr (450m)
Turn left onto M12 /Umhlanga Rocks Dr (750m)
Go through the roundabout
At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit(turning right). Once you have turned, you are still on Umhlanga Rocks Dr / M12(1.3.km)
Continue onto McCausland Crescent (300m)
Turn right as the road forks onto Lighthouse Rd (72m)
The entrance to The Oyster Box will be on your right

When to go

Durban usually has warm weather all year round.

Important Information

Children

Travelling with children

Kids are welcome at The Oyster Box, and The Holiday Club is open daily from 10am to 7pm.

It is equipped with a range of games and activities making it possible for kids to play to their heart’s desire while parents go enjoy all The Oyster Box has to offer. For younger ones, or for after hours, experienced and trained babysitters are provided through a professional child-minding company.

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