The Oyster Box Hotel

Situated on the Umhlanga beachfront in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, is the epitome of grace and luxury: The Oyster Box Hotel. With superb and photogenic views overlooking the warm Indian Ocean and the iconic Durban lighthouse which inspired the outside decor and colour scheme, it’s surely a wonderful sight to behold. Stay in 5-star accommodation decorated with colonial charm and style.

With 86 luxurious rooms and an astonishing 10 different types to choose from stocked to the maximum with amenities you may need and a grand total of 6 restaurants and bars as well as a luxury spa and fitness centre, you’ll see no reason to leave this gem of the East Coast.

KwaZulu-Natal is one of the best tourist destinations in South Africa. Sporting modern, colonial and traditional African sights to see, there is certainly something for everyone, young and old in this diverse city of Southern Africa.
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Accommodation is comprised of 86 luxurious rooms, suites and villas to choose from. These are broken up into 10 different kinds of rooms to suit the needs for every type of traveller these rooms are the Classic and Luxury Sea facing rooms, Family Room, Cabanas, Deluxe Suite, Suite; Classic Garden Facing room, Superior Garden Villa and loft; lastly there is the Presidential Suite for those looking for something even more than 5-stars.

All rooms are designed with care and style and paying deep attention to providing utmost comfort. The rooms are decorated with stunning colonial paintings, murals and furnishings all true to their original forms.

Dining & Entertainment

We don’t even know where to begin on telling you about the dining experience at The Oyster Box with 3 different bars and 3 different restaurant all within the vicinity. There’s The Grill Room for the more fancy fine dining; The Ocean Terrace for casual outdoor dining and immaculate views overlooking the pool and the lighthouse; The Palm Court for what the hotel refers to as ‘legendary dining,’ no one can pass a description like that up.

The Lighthouse Bar is within the same section as The Ocean Terrace, also with beautiful views of the ocean; The Oyster Bar is the indoor version. Lastly, there’s The Chukka Bar for a lovely feeling of Old world African Charm.

There is also a spa and fitness centre at the hotel where you are to receive a rejuvenating spa experience like never before with their exclusive spa range of products.


Placed on the stunning coast of Durban, we can’t imagine why you would plan to leave this beachfront beauty but the fun isn’t all limited to the hotel. There is plenty to do within KwaZulu-Natal such as shopping, golfing, St Lucia Wetlands, the Drakensberg Mountains, Victoria Street Market and that’s only the beginning.

There’s never a dull moment in this modern beach side city – and speaking of the beach, why not try a helicopter ride over the coast?

Total package price from: 109

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  • Prices are per person sharing, depending on the season
  • Minimum 3 night stay
  • Prices shown here are very much a guideline, contact us to discuss your specific requirements so that we can quote for your unique needs and in your preferred currency
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  • Meals as specified
  • Activities as specified
  • Accommodation taxes, applicable Tourism Levies and Value Added Tax


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