Starting from Sunday 21 until Thursday 25 May, delegates will stay in one of the three hotels selected in the beautiful coastal town of Umhlanga. From Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 May, one of the luxury game resorts in KwaZulu Province will be our next location for the post-congress tour. For the optional discovery tour of Cape Town which runs from Saturday 27 to Tuesday 30 May, the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel has been selected.



The Oyster Box – this is one of South Africa’s most celebrated hotels, and famous for its remarkable coastal views, 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, a beautiful tropical garden and is only a few minutes’ walk from the Beverly Hills hotel and about ten minutes away from the Radisson Blu Durban Hotel.

Beverly Hills – as South Africa’s first five-star hotel, the Beverly Hills has set the standard for personalised service for over 50 years.  From 24-hour room service to complimentary unlimited WiFi and from poolside massages to the 24-hour fitness center, the Beverly Hills looks after every guest with a range of excellent services and amenities.



Radisson Blu Durban – the newly built hotel is found on the eastern coast of South Africa near the vibrant city of Durban.  Delegates staying here will enjoy the luxury facilities which are inherent to the Radisson Blu chain of hotels.  Travel time to the King Shaka International Airport takes approximately 15 minutes.  The Radisson Blu is also the venue for our 66th International SPAR Congress business sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday.



From 25-27 May, during the post-congress programme, six different game reserves will host the delegates as they explore a world-renown aspect of South Africa, namely the incredible wildlife.

Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline, the Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide range of safari activities.  Referred to as the ‘Seven Worlds of Wonder’, the reserve’s fascinating variety of landscapes shelter the Big Five and many rarer and less easily spotted species, such as the elusive cheetah or the scarce black rhinoceros.  Thanda Safari Game Reserve is located nearby to Phinda and will accommodate more delegates staying for the post-congress. Other locations include the Leopard Mountain Game Lodge is set within the 58,000-acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve offering peace and tranquillity with friendly hospitality.

Additional accommodation has been reserved in Nambiti. Both resorts are located within the picturesque landscape of the spectacular Nambiti Game Reserve, a private Big Five bush retreat and game conservancy set on 20,000 acres of malaria-free bushveld in KwaZulu Natal.


From 27-30 May, the Radisson Blu Waterfront hotel will host delegates wishing to opt into the additional visit to this city.  Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the hotel is close to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – a popular shopping, dining and entertainment area.