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.
Hosted in a farmhouse on a mountain sheep farm, you will spend a hands-on morning learning how to make traditional Irish soda bread. While the bread bakes in the oven, walk a bog road with your host through the beautiful Connemara Mountains. Return to the farmhouse to enjoy tea, warm bread and conversations in the kitchen.
Meet a fourth generation beekeeper at his home apiary at the foot of heather clad hills. Don your bee-suit and learn how to open and work a hive of bees. Experience the excitement, sounds, tastes and smells of nature’s busiest workers