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.
Enjoy modern British cuisine in The Blue Door Bistro, or dine al fresco with beautiful views from The Garden Terrace. Discover our delicious Afternoon Tea, complete with delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and an array of tempting pastries, or explore our superb range of cocktails and brandies while soaking up live music in The Leopard Bar.
Fine wine is an integral part of The Montague experience, and our wine list is filled with fine vintages from around the world. Within it you will encounter a careful selection featuring the great names from the Old World – classic wines from Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Champagne – complemented by a wide range of wines from the New World, many of them offering outstanding value.
Foremost among these are the wines from the celebrated Bouchard Finlayson, our sister wine estate, makers of some of South Africa’s most distinguished wines. The Montague on the Gardens is proud to present a range of outstanding vintages from this prestigious marque.