Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-roomed Oyster Box Hotel, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with modern comfort and the latest amenities.
Garden Villa Lofts
Beautifully designed garden-facing Loft Rooms are available as stand-alone accommodation, or in combination with a Superior Garden Villa. Each room is individually and superbly decorated with magnificent 4 poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.
Classic Garden Facing Rooms
The elegant Classic Rooms all overlook the hotel’s lush and tranquil gardens for a peaceful view into what can only be described as the hotel’s private oasis.
Classic Sea Facing Rooms
Each one of the hotel’s Classic Sea Facing Rooms has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.
Luxury Sea Facing King/Twin Rooms
The Luxury Sea Facing Rooms, each with a balcony that opens up onto sweeping views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.
Sea Facing Cabana
The beautifully appointed Cabanas at The Oyster Box Hotel are situated on the lower ground level with individual terraces, offering exceptional views of the ocean’s edge. Within these lovely cabanas guests can enjoy sleeping peacefully on luxurious king size four poster beds.
Sea Facing Luxury Suites
Enjoying magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, individually decorated Sea Facing Suites offer the space and comfort of a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated separate lounge area.
Sea Facing Deluxe Suites
Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.
Sea Facing Family Rooms
At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind, the hotel is pleased to offer five private Family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.
Superior Garden Villas
Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel’s gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. If guests wish, these villas can be converted into a 2 bed-roomed villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.
The Oyster Box Presidential Suite
Split over two levels with a private lift The Prsidential Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms – his and hers grooming – with hers offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course, there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well-equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.