The Oyster Box

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious seashore, overlooking the iconic lighthouse and Indian Ocean, with direct beach access.

15 minutes from Durban’s centre and International airport, offering easy access to KwaZulu-Natal’s finest attractions. The 62 rooms, 16 suites and 8 villas are individually styled in splendid luxury with thoughtful details, elegant amenities and beautiful views. Guests can enjoy fine cuisine in The Grill Room, Ocean Terrace and Palm Court with spectacular views.

Spa Fitness Outdoor pool Kids Club

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What makes the hotel special

  • 3 very popular bars with uniterrupted views of the Indean ocean and the famous lighthouse
  • 24-Seater cinema showing classic, contemporary and new release films with complimentary treats including popcorn, toffees and hot chocolate
  • Direct access to the beach

Rooms and Suites

Garden Villa Loft

Classic Room

Classic Sea Facing

Luxury Sea Facing

Sea Facing Cabana

Family Room

Sea facing Luxury Suites

Sea Facing Deluxe Suite

Superior Garden Villa

Presidential Suite

Hotel Information

Practical information

  • Address

    2 Lighthouse Road , Umhlanga Rocks , KwaZulu Natal

  • Internet

    Public areas : free

    In room : free

  • Children policy

    Children are welcome

    Kids Club : free

  • Check-in / Check-out

    Check-in : 2 pm

    Check-out : 11 am

  • Transportation and transfers

    Transfer : subject to supplement

  • Smoking policy

    Non-smoking public spaces

    Smoking rooms : not available

  • Rooms

    86 rooms and suites

    In-room amenities: iPod dock, flatscreen TV, in-room safe, minibar, coffee / tea making facilities, complimentary newspaper daily

  • Always included in this hotel

    Welcome drink, upon arrival

    Complimentary Internet

    Buffet breakfast for 2 daily

    Transfer to Gateway shopping centre

  • Available services

    Air conditioned hotel

    Laundry service

    Concierge service

    Business center

  • Pets

    Small dogs allowed

  • Parking

    Car park / valet service : free of charge


  • Restaurants and bar options

    The Grill Room (Restaurant: Contemporary Classic Cuisine cuisine)

    The Ocean Terrace (Restaurant: European-inspired SouthAfrican cuisine, Breakfast, Light meals)

    The Palm Court (Restaurant: High Tea & Casual Dining cuisine, Afternoon tea, Light meals)

    The Lighthouse Bar (Bar)

    The Oyster Bar (Bar, Light meals)

    The Chukka Bar (Bar)

  • Half board

    Half board : ZAR650 per person per day

  • Breakfast

    Buffet breakfast: ZAR450

Spa & Leisure

  • Spa (The Spa)




  • Leisure

    Golf nearby

    Public beach nearby

    Outdoor pool

    Fitness center



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