A national treasure
South Africa’s most cherished hotel stands majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean & the iconic lighthouse.
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.
With all of our sumptuous rooms and suites as your disposal, you can invite 130 guests to stay overnight with you and with exclusive use of the restaurants, bars and gardens there is room for up to 260 guests for your evening reception.
Your celebration can be customised in any way you wish and there is even the option to extend the party by hosting a post wedding celebration for guests continuing their stay at The Lodge.
Minimum of 150 guests & a maximum of 180 guests
€5000 venue fee
64 rooms on the day of the wedding
Wedding room rates apply
With its sparkling chandeliers and panoramic views of Lough Corrib and Kinlough Woods, the opulent Harbour Room is guaranteed to provide exactly the sense of occasion you want for your special day. The space showcases its own bar reception area and ample outdoor seating, accommodating 186 guests.
The room features the latest technology with drop-down screen and projection available for video messages, and a built in surround system throughout the room.
The Junior Harbour Room can host weddings for up to 30 guests. With its own private bar and an outdoor patio area for drinks, it offers sweeping views of Lough Corrib and the grounds of the Ashford Estate.
The manicured lawns that surround The Lodge, with the sparkling waters of the Lough in the background, are perfect for hosting an idyllic outdoor drinks reception. They also provide wonderful photo opportunities.