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.
The stylish interior of The Montague is adorned with rich furnishings and exquisite antiques to create an atmosphere of sophisticated charm, with the added benefit of the spacious wood deck and terrace overlooking the beautiful private gardens of the Bedford Estate at the rear of the property.
Depending on the season, the Ski Lodge or Beach Bar are perfect for celebrations. and weddings in the summer can take advantage of The Montague Street Gardens and The Bedford Square Gardens.
We are licensed to hold wedding ceremonies and have three exceptional rooms for you to choose from. The large Great Russell Suite features a private bar and access outside to the wood deck, for more intimate affairs, the Woburn Suite and The Conservatory are ideal.
If you desire an al fresco setting you can exclusively book the outdoor areas of the hotel, comprising the Wood Deck and Garden Terrace, overlooking the private gardens of the Bedford Estate.
If you wish to hold your ceremony with us you will be required to contact the Superintendent Registrar at Camden Council to confirm they are able to attend and conduct the ceremony on your chosen date.
Nearby churches include St George's Church and St-Giles-in-the-Fields.
Your wedding is a personal and romantic occasion, and you can be assured you will receive individual care and attention.
Our experienced wedding planners will work closely with you to help create the wedding that you have always imagined. We are experienced in both large weddings and smaller, more intimate affairs. Together, we can help you choose your preferences and set to work on turning your dreams into a reality.
When you visit The Montague, you can meet our team, and over a glass of Champagne, share your ideas and explore our different venues. A detailed and inspiring proposal will be created to include everything you wish to incorporate.
Finally, we will take care of delivering everything as promised, down to the last tiny detail – to enable you to have a wonderful time with your guests.