Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
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.
With South Africa’s Covid-19 recovery well underway, we are delighted to once again welcome international travellers back to The Oyster Box.
As one of the oldest holders of the Royal Warrant, Lanson has been producing some of the world’s finest champagnes since 1760 and the craft has been passed down from generation to generation. We are proud to serve Lanson Champagne in our restaurants and bars.
This versatile luxury skincare range can be found in each of our bathrooms, with products formulated using the finest natural ingredients. seaweed extract and essential oils.Explore more
Devoted to the lyrical Lough Mask landscape in County Mayo, this distillery is an award-winning spirits producer. Each spirit, available at Ashford Castle, takes the surrounding countryside as its muse, and is made with wild local botanicals and Lough Mask water.
These superb quality oysters are harvested from nearby Galway Bay. Dooncastle only farms in Grade A waters and strives to produce oysters with an excellent meat to shell ratio. They’re a regular feature on the menus of the George V Dining Room, Cullen’s At The Cottage and Wilde’s.
Our sister vineyard lies in the lovely Hemel-en-Aarde Valley (Heaven and Earth), part of the Walker Bay wine region near Hermanus, South Africa’s whale watching capital. We are proud to serve Bouchard Finlayson, acclaimed worldwide for producing the best Pinot Noir in South Africa, as well as exceptional Chardonnays and Sauvignon Blancs.
This award-winning farm supplies all of the pork products used at the Castle. Located just 25 miles from the hotel, the farm is well-respected for its free-range, outdoor-reared pigs.