An elegant beachfront hotel.
The hotel is located 20 minutes from the centre of Durban and 15 minutes from the international airport, overlooking the Indian Ocean and famous Umhlanga lighthouse and with direct access to the beach.
Accommodation & Facilities
The Oyster Box offers a selection of 86 luxurious rooms, suites and villas in a variety of styles, ranging from classic double rooms overlooking the hotel gardens to the grand presidential suite, which features two marbled bathrooms, private swimming pool and lavish dining room. All rooms are elegantly designed and colour coordinated, with flat screen TV’s and air conditioning.
Other facilities available in the hotel include a fitness centre, sauna, steam room, two swimming pools and three bars. The hotel spa offers treatments including massages and hydrotherapy, often using practices native to KwaZulu-Natal and the hotels own signature products.
There are two dining options available at The Oyster Box; head to The Grill Room for a fine dining experience or to The Ocean Terrace for a more relaxed atmosphere, serving Indian-influenced cuisine with stunning views over the ocean. The hotel is also renowned for its High Tea, which often must be booked several months in advance.
Located a short drive from the centre of Durban, the hotel is ideally placed for exploring the city or, alternatively, guests may wish to simply relax on the beach or enjoy the hotels many facilities. The beach is in a great location for surfing and diving, and dolphins may often be observed from the hotel balconies.
Children are welcome and there are a number of child-friendly features on offer, including a complimentary backpack containing fishing nets, beach balls and colouring books. Subject to room category and availability, children under 12 can stay free.