Family time at The Oyster Box Hotel

Seaside family fun

Child happy at The Oyster Box Hotel
Oyster Box Lighthouse illustation

Perfect for families

The Oyster Box offers two spacious swimming pools; one set amid lush sub-tropical gardens, while the Ocean Terrace pool overlooks the Indian Ocean and iconic lighthouse. The hotel offers direct access to the golden sands of Umhlanga beach, where you can enjoy safe swimming and a wide seafront promenade.

Thoughtful touches to make families feel at home

One child 12 years and younger may stay free of charge with two full paying adults, subject to room category and availability

Complimentary treats to enjoy during their stay, including soft drinks, milkshakes, ice cream, and toffee apples

special child-friendly room amenities

Healthy child-focused menus are available in all restaurants, and on the breakfast buffet

Welcome gift of a backpack filled with a water bottle, beach spade, bucket and beach ball

Kids playing in pool at The Oyster Box Hotel

The Holiday Club

For many young travellers The Oyster Box Holiday Club is the highlight of their stay. Open daily from 10am to 7pm, the fully supervised Holiday Club welcomes children aged between 4 and 13 years old. Babysitting is still available on request, and at additional cost. Children can enjoy a wide collection of games, toys and entertainment, including the use of an Xbox and PlayStation, as well as a full programme of activities provided by our trained Holiday Club team. Special programmes are offered during peak periods, including South African school holidays, Easter, Christmas and New Year.

 Family Beach Picnic at The Oyster Box Hotel

Family Experience Manager

Our Concierge Team is on hand to help you with any requests you may have to make your stay with us even more memorable. Their knowledge of our wonderful multigenerational experiences allows us to provide creative suggestions for activities and arrange special family experiences for you to enjoy. No request is too large and no detail too small.