Oyster Box Wedding Venue – Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Durban city centre, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centres…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth. The Oyster Box is an iconic landmark that has been lovingly refurbished to offer guests a vibrantly contemporary experience, whilst still evoking feelings, memories, and the warm nostalgia of days gone by. Meticulous attention to detail ensures that former guests will be delighted to discover the old glory has not just been retained, but carefully enhanced. All of the warm hospitality and gracious elegance which guests so fondly remember are harmoniously blended with a wealth of modern facilities and contemporary touches to satisfy today’s most discerning of tourist, business person and honeymoon couple. The Oyster Box , like its famous lighthouse, once again acts as a beacon of exceptional hospitality, luxurious accommodation and personal service unmatched in all Africa and the world at large.
The Oyster Box Weddings
Sitting grandly on the dramatic shoreline of the Indian Ocean overlooking the iconic lighthouse of Umhlanga, the statuesque Oyster Box had become the truly perfect place for that special day. Occupying a special place in the hearts of the countless guests who had enjoyed its warmth, caring service and relaxed elegance since it first opening in 1947, for both intimate and large receptions and functions the Oyster Box remains to this day celebrated as having been the place for the finest celebrations and special occasions in the nation.
No other venue offered such a rich array of beauty of backdrop from elegant internal environments to the spectacular seaside views of the Indian Ocean. Exceptional moments, exceptional memories. It happens at the Oyster Box .
Wedding day – the day when hopes and dreams, love and laughter, friends and family, past and future, come together in celebration of the beauty of union. The day must be absolutely perfect. The statuesque Oyster Box remains to this day celebrated as having been the place for the finest wedding occasions in the nation. No other venue offered such a rich array of beauty of backdrop from elegant internal environments to the spectacular seaside views of the Indian Ocean. Having become a central part of the wedding experience for many couples, the Oyster Box has become a legendary venue for Engagement parties, Kitchen Teas, Wedding Showers and many other pre-wedding celebrations leading up to the wedding day itself. Carefully designed for hosting a perfect wedding day, the new Oyster Box Hotel offers a range of beautiful locations for both private ceremonies and celebration receptions and functions. From the flower draped Victorian gazebo in the lush which acts as an idyllic setting for ceremonies of any culture and tradition. The tropical garden courtyard presents a lovely setting for cocktails. And the Pearl Room with its sweeping views of the Indian Ocean turns dinnertime for up to 120 people into a candlelit dining celebrations.
Throughout the hotel picture-perfect environments create idyllic backdrops for capturing of each and every moment of that perfect wedding day. Special attention is bestowed upon the wedding party to ensure that every detail, every wish, is taken into account. Catering to weddings of various sizes, the Oyster Box Hotel has the experience, expertise, style and understanding to ensure that the day dreamt of becomes the day finally lived. The Oyster Box is particularly proud of its ability to host a diverse array of weddings mirroring the diversity of South Africa. An antique Rolls Royce, is available to make sure the happy couple travel in style from the property to their new life together.
With the Oyster Box’s dedicated Wedding Planner choreographing each moment and detail, the wedding party can rest assured that all wishes will be realised. For Honeymooners the Oyster Box Hotel offers a perfect private location for celebration of a new journey as a perfect union. With a wide choice of luxurious rooms, suites and villas, and a number of special extras to add unforgettable romantic touches to this most magical of occasions such as a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, monogrammed gowns, a rose petal turn-down, breakfast in bed and complimentary selection of DVD’s in your room, married life will start in the finest style and spirit. Wedding day and Honeymoon perfection. It happens at the Oyster Box Hotel.