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The Oyster Box
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Umhlanga, South Africa

The Oyster Box

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Majestic lighthouse resort.

The Oyster Box is perched on South Africa’s Umhlanga beachfront, overlooking an iconic lighthouse and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

Insider Tip

Be sure to enjoy all of the hotel's dining experiences, from high tea to fresh oysters to wood-fired pizza.

Where You’re Staying

Rooms, suites, and residences feature white plantation shutters and balconies with garden or sea views. Select suites include separate living and dining rooms, personal studies, chandeliers, private plunge pools, terraces, and panoramic ocean views.

Where to Dine

Savor a wood-fired pizza overlooking the beach at Ocean Terrace. The classic Grill Room includes a 1920s-style hors d’oeuvres trolley. The Curry Buffet serves a daily assortment of curries. Enjoy a glass of wine at The Oyster Bar or a cigar and single malt at Chukka Bar.

Where to Relax

The outdoor pool overlooks the Indian Ocean. The spa features a hammam, sensation showers, and a plunge pool. The signature Journey Through Africa treatment uses Himalayan salt crystals, African rungu, and calabash to ease muscle aches and promote circulation.

Worth Experiencing

Snorkel the stunning Rocktail Bay, famous for its leatherback turtles. Explore the St. Lucia Wetlands, South Africa’s third largest wildlife park. Visit the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields to relive some of the nation’s most intriguing historical events. Shop boutiques in nearby Durban.

Features
Beachfront
Family-Friendly
Pet-Friendly
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa On-Site
Fitness Center On-Site
Pool On-Site
Private Villas
Location

2 Lighthouse Road. Umhlanga, 4319 South Africa

King Shaka International Airport.

Remember, Platinum Card Members receive:
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Noon check-in, when available
  • 4:00 p.m. check-out guaranteed
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Unique Amenity

US$ 100 Food and beverage credit to be used during your stay

Call Platinum Travel Service at 1-800-525-3355 to book this property and receive your Fine Hotels & Resorts benefits.

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