The Oyster Box

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Why you'll love it here

  • Timeless elegance, blending a nostalgic charm of a bygone era with contemporary comforts
  • Culinary adventures await, indulge with an elegant High Tea or a classical fine dining in ‘The Grill Room’ with an award-winning wine list
  • Enjoy holistic wellness and centuries of Indian and Africa traditions in the award-winning Spa
  • Breathtaking location looking out to Umhlanga golden beaches

Mari

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect South Africa holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

 

A timeless icon. Occupying a majestic location on the Umhlanga beachfront in KwaZulu-Natal province, The Oyster Box is one of South Africa’s most celebrated hotels, as famous for its remarkable coastal views as the understated luxury and gracious hospitality that have become the hallmarks of this cherished seaside destination.

Set just 15 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport, The Oyster Box offers an array of individually decorated rooms and suites, an award-winning spa set amid tropical gardens, and a mouth-watering menu of restaurants and bars.



Suggested itinerary:

A SOUTH AFRICAN SOJOURN

Days 1 – 4 The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa
, Cape Town

Your private transfer from Cape Town Airport will take you to this elegant coastal hotel, which makes for an excellent base from which to explore the best of the city…yet with the calm and quiet afforded by its superb position overlooking the ocean.

Days 5 - 7 Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Treat, Clanwilliam

Exploration will no doubt be the order of your three-night stay at Bushmans Kloof, located inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cape Floral Kingdom. You’ll truly be able to get back to nature, with no compromise on luxury.

Days 8 - 10 The Oyster Box, Umhlanga

Situated close to Durban, your three-night stay here will provide a fantastic opportunity to slow the pace of your holiday before heading home, with a little spa and beach living following your safaris, battlefield tours and city sightseeing.

South Africa travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-12 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Emirates, British Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: South African Rand
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of malaria in certain areas of South Africa, including the Kruger National Park. However, transmission occurs typically between the months of September and May only. In June, July and August, the risk is considered to be very low. There is a low to very low risk of malaria in the rest of South Africa throughout the year.There is no risk of yellow fever in South Africa, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein
  • Population: 61,020,221
  • National languages: 11 official languages including English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, and Xhosa
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C, D, M, N, 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for South Africa if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 90 days

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Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Mari

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Kwazulu Natal? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

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