Feel the Love

I’m so over the pink and red Valentine’s Day gifts that decorate stores this time of year. Love is not about subpar chocolates, a teddy bear you’ll forget about, and flowers that wither away within the week. This year, celebrate by making memories with your partner with the help of these spots and businesses.   As soon as 1 January rolls around, pink hearts and red roses adorn the shelves of shops in preparation for...

Umhlanga Lighthouse: A Local Landmark

It’s difficult to picture Umhlanga without its iconic red and white lighthouse that towers over the shore. It’s majestic, elegant and surprisingly well-kept considering it’s just a few feet from the ocean. With the Umhlanga Lighthouse being so symbolic of the Umhlanga beachfront, we thought it was time to delve into its rich history.   Did you know that The Oyster Box Hotel (built in 1869 as the first beach cottage in the area) has...

A Fabulous Food Safari

There are so many options for a weekly or monthly night or day out in the Village. I’m sure we all have our regular spots that we always visit, but it’s time to change it up a bit! We embarked on a fabulous food safari through the Umhlanga Village area, enjoying only one course at each restaurant. The best part is that you can walk from one place to another – you get your steps...

Are You Ready, Girls?

It’s Time to Schedule a Day Out with Your Girlfriends   This year, it’s all about your girl pals. Yes, the ones who have been there for you through thick and thin. The ones you haven’t checked in with in a while or seen in a month or so. IT’S TIME!   Get Your Bridgerton On Indulge in a sophisticated afternoon of high tea at the forever-famous The Oyster Box. Whether you have a sweet...