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Telephone: +27 (0) 31 514 5000

Telephone: +27 (0) 31 514 5018

The Oyster Box

Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, The Oyster Box, a Member of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, is the ultimate in colonial charm and style.

Stay in one of 86 luxurious rooms and suites, choose one of our perfect venues for dining, cocktails or a light meal or indulge yourself at the Spa.



  • General Manager
  • Wayne Coetzer -
  • Telephone Number: +27 31 514 5000

Setting the Standard

  • 86 rooms and suites including the Presidential Suite
  • Located on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront oposite 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

Awards & Accolades

  • Received the Readers' Award

    From Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2017

  • Voted No.1 Top Hotel in South Africa

    By TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2016

  • Voted No. 5 in the Top Hotels in Africa & the Middle East

    By Condé Nast Travelers' Readers' Choice Awards 2016

  • Voted South Africa's Best Hotel Spa

    World Spa Awards 2016

  • Voted in the Top 25 hotels in Five Categories

    By TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2016

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