The Oyster Box

Rated 9.4 in 923 reviews. 80 rooms.


Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, with direct beach access, The Oyster Box is the ultimate in colonial charm and style. Stay in one of 86 luxurious rooms and suites designed with timeless elegance and thoughtful touches. Choose one of the perfect venues for mouth-watering dining with world renowned signature dishes and cocktails on the fabulous rooftop bar. Spend your days relaxing by one of the two pristine pools or indulge yourself at the award-winning Spa with Oriental Hammam, plunge pools and a tranquility lounge.

Overlooking the Umhlanga Lighthouse and Indian Ocean, The Oyster Box offers 2 outdoor pools, an award winning spa and free Wi-Fi. Gateway Shopping Centre is 2 km away.

The rooms at the 5-star Oyster Box are decorated with rich fabrics and furnishings. They include satellite TV, Mini Bar facilities and tea/coffee making facilities. Some guest rooms offer a private lounge area, patio and plunge pool.

The Ocean Terraces Restaurant overlooks the Indian Ocean and offers a delicious seafood and curry buffet. The Grill Room offers up the best premium steaks and seafood dishes. Guests reserving Half-Board reservations are offered a signature set menu, hosted either in The Ocean Terrace or The Grill Room.

Guests can work out with cardiovascular equipment at the gym, followed by a soothing massage by one of the onsite experts.

The Oyster Box is set in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks and within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Free private parking is available.

Spa Facilities

  • Pool/beach towels
  • Pool with view
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Hammam
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near The Oyster Box

  1. Lighthouse Bar

    Perfect spot for a romantic nightcap. Excellent ambiance and view

    64 m from hotel
    The Oyster Box Hotel

  2. Ile Maurice

    Ile Maurice is an upmarket authentic Maurician venue, owned and run by Robert Mauvis, with his mum in the kitchen, both born in Mauritius, you are assured of an excellent meal. Try their seafood.

    148 m from hotel
    9 McCausland Crescent

  3. Cottonfields

    Moonlight over the sea! Shweet.

    172 m from hotel

  4. Hooters

    The buffalo wings complemented by a litre beer of your choice is amazing! And that us forgetting about the waitresses

    174 m from hotel
    2 Lagoon Drv

  5. Caffé Java

    Huge breakfast selection!

    230 m from hotel
    Shop W2, Umhlanga Plaza, 4 Lagoon Drive

  6. The George

    Worst service in the Village! Avoid at all costs! Great eye candy though

    247 m from hotel
    Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga

  7. Steak & Ale, Umhlanga

    Best steak in town! Try the Gorgonzola cheese sauce... AMAZING on steak and burgers!

    249 m from hotel

  8. Remo's Villaggio

    Blessing suggested adding chicken to the Pear and Gorgonzola salad... brilliant idea. This place rocks.

    252 m from hotel
    Shop 2/3, Protea Mall,

  9. Olive & Oil

    Mediterranean chicken was phenomenal. If you feel like fillet get the santorini.

    264 m from hotel
    15 Chartwell Drv

  10. Umhlanga Beach

    Awesome place to go for a walk :)

    0.5 km from hotel
    Lagoon Dr. Umhlanga Rocks

  11. Ocean basket

    If my girlfriend Jeni has checked in here, it means you guys ROCK !!! So look after my Strawberry and send her my LOVE. Love you Jenita

    0.7 km from hotel

  12. Gateway Theatre of Shopping

    All that you want in one place... Kids paradise with lots to do...

    2.1 km from hotel
    1 Palm Blvd