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The Oyster Box, KwaZulu-Natal

Oyster Box, KwaZulu-Natal

Historic Hotel


Short description

Oyster Box is said to be a favourite haunt of the Zulu King


Recommended for:
Beach | City | Spa


Having received the Travellers Choice Awards 2015 for Best Service and Top Luxury Hotels, the Oyster Box is a member of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection. Majestically standing in Umhlanga’s beachfront and overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Oyster Box has direct access to the beach and is situated only nine minutes from Umhlanga Village Centre. Easily reached from Durban’s city centre, the Gateway Shopping Centre is a mere 1.2 miles away and the King Shaka International Airport 16.3km away.


With 86 well-appointed rooms and suites to choose from, the different requirements of guests including families, couples and business travellers are met in comfort and relaxation. All Classic Sea Facing Rooms feature 27sqm space, balconies overlooking Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and coastline and complimentary access to gym and spa pools, whilst Classic Garden Facing Rooms all overlook lush and tranquil gardens for peaceful views and hold 32sqm space. Other rooms and suites include the Luxury Sea Facing Room, Sea Facing Deluxe Suite, Sea Facing Family Room, Sea Facing Cabanas, Garden Villa Loft, Superior Garden Villa and Presidential Suite.


Oyster Box holds an array of dining options for guests, The Ocean Terrace provides casual dining, ranging from mouth-watering Indian cuisine, to pizza ovens, full English breakfast and an a la carte lunch and dinner menu. The Palm Court offers evening indulgence and a selection of daily updated dishes, afternoon tea and breakfast buffets, perfect for casual dining. The Grill Room offers a variety of traditional seafood and meat dishes, along with three bars: Lighthouse Bar, Chukka Bar and the Oyster Bar, serving fresh oysters on a bed of ice, accompanied by champagne.


The Oyster Box operates an intimate cinema available to hotel guests, with plush leather seats and a lavish assortment of treats to accompany the film. A kid’s holiday club is open daily for parents wishing to enjoy all The Oyster Box have to offer, including the spa and fitness centre, offering a variety of treatments, facials, scrubs and personal training.

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