Child having fun on The Oyster Box beach

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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 candyfloss

Special child-friendly turndown at bedtime

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

Welcome gift of a backpack filled with fishing nets, beach balls and colouring-books

Children enjoying pizza on The Terrace

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 four and 12 years. 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.

A babysitting service is available on request, and at additional cost.
Children's club lounge at The Oyster Box

Family Experience Manager

Our dedicated Family Experience Manager 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.