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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

  • Voted in the Top 25 hotels in Five Categories

    By TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2016

  • Voted No. 2 Top Hotels in Africa

    By Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards 2015

  • Voted No. 3 Best Hotels in South Africa

    By TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2015

  • The World's Best Places to Stay South Africa

    By Condé Nast Traveler (USA) Gold List 2014

  • Voted No. 1 Luxury Hotel Spa in Africa

    World Luxury Spa Awards 2014

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