The Oyster Box is a five star luxury hotel situated in Umhlanga on South Africa’s east coast. The hotel which first opened its doors in 1947 still boasts its colonial style along with lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside views.
The hotel’s colonial style is gracefully blended with modern facilities and contemporary touches to bring you warm hospitality to satisfy even the most discerning guests. The hotel has 86 different rooms for you to choose from. Each room has been carefully designed to provide you with the utmost comfort and style. Guests to the hotel can choose from classic rooms, sea facing rooms, family suites, garden villas and the presidential suite.
Dining at the Oyster Box is a culinary treat. If it’s just drinks you’re after then you have a choice between sipping sundowner cocktails while watching the waves of the indian ocean at the Lighthouse Bar or settling in at the Chukka Bar.
As a guest you can enjoy a casual meal with friends at the Ocean Terrace or for a more fine dining experience you can book a table at the Grill Room. The Oyster Box Hotel provides an array of cross-cultural cuisine. All meals are tasteful and ethnically inspired dishes. Whether you’re looking for fine dining or simply a bite to eat, all your needs are catered for.
Weddings, Conferences and Functions
The Oyster Box Hotel is also the perfect location for a destination wedding or any other special occasion. The hotel features state of the art facilities that will bring your dream event to life. Whether it’s a conference or celebration, the staff will offer great service and support to make sure your event runs smoothly.
One of the main attractions to the Oyster Box Hotel is its relaxing and inviting atmosphere. The tranquility is highlighted by the luxurious hotel spa facilities. Here you will find South Africa’s only Hammam – a traditional bathing retreat where it is believed that both the body and soul finds cleansing and healing. These time-honoured traditions are still popular and practiced in the natural hot springs of Turkey, Tunisia, Spain and Morocco.
Additional spa facilities include:
- Mist shower
- Tranquility lounge
- Grooming longe
- Private fitness club
- Cold/warm water plunge pool
What To Do?
There is something for everyone to enjoy in Umhlanga. There are countless options for those who want a relaxing holiday or for the thrill seekers looking for adventure. Places close to the hotel include:
- Gateway Theatre of Shopping
- uShaka Marine World
- Sun Coast Casino
- Natal Midlands
- Drakensberg Mountains
- Nearby Kwa-Zulu Natal Game Reserves and Luxury Safari Lodges
Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it at the Oyster Box Hotel. Speak to one of our consultants today to find out more about this luxurious hotel. We’ll be sure to find a package that suits your every need.