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Why we like it
- A full day visit to the majestic Drakensberg Mountains is a must
- Play golf in one of the many excellent golf courses in the region
- Take time out to enjoy a pampering treatment in the spa
- Visit the incredible Ushaka Marine World
For the most breathtaking panoramic views along the Umhlanga beach and out to sea there can be no better place than the Lighthouse Bar.
The whole trip worked wonderfully smoothly and we felt it was simply the best holiday we have ever been on- which is high praise as we have travelled broadly all over the world.
- TA, Somerset
Perfectly situated on the ocean's edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre and is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre.…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth. The Oyster Box, like its famous lighthouse, acts as a beacon of exceptional hospitality, luxurious accommodation and personal service unmatched in all Africa and the world at large. The hotel has 86 different types of luxurious rooms, suite and villas to choose from so can accommodate the individual needs of every visitor.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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