The Oyster Box
About The Oyster Box
Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront, with sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and direct beach access, The Oyster Box is one of South Africa’s most distinguished hotels. Accommodation includes 86 individually-decorated rooms, suites and exquisite villas, each equipped with the latest state-of-the-art amenities and facilities. A magnificent Presidential Suite, offers the ultimate in luxury.
Renowned for generous hospitality, passionate service and excellent cuisine, guests have a choice of venues for wining, dining and relaxing. From the casual Ocean Terrace, serving pizza from a wood-fire oven, the finest seafood and an authentic curry buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining Grill Room. Inspired by the hotel’s original colonial architecture, The Palm Court serves a lavish, traditional High Tea with live piano accompaniment, daily. The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sundowners.
Reflecting and celebrating the intricate tapestry of KwaZulu-Natal’s rich Colonial-Afro-Indian culture, The Spa ensures the highest level of personal care by dedicated, trained staff equipped to deliver the highest levels of spa therapy and pampering. With six modern, treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy bath, grooming lounge, plunge pool, state-of-the-art private gym, infinity pool with garden views and a post-treatment tranquillity lounge, guests are pampered in every way. In addition, The Spa at The Oyster Box houses South Africa’s only Hammam, an experience as special, as it is healing.
The hotel’s outstanding range of venues makes it a premiere wedding and honeymoon destination, as well as being a sought-after venue for conferences, workshops, the corporate sector and business travellers. An in-house 24-seater cinema shows classic and current releases. A business centre with complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access, valet and secure parking are available to guests.
Time spent at The Oyster Box will leave you with magical memories to last a lifetime.
Safari: Excursions to view the Big 5 can be arranged at the hotel's concierge.
Spa: The hotel's spa has six modern treatment rooms, a health bar, a food menu, and a plunge pool. International and local products are used at the spa.
Wedding Venues: The Victorian Garden Gazebo is lit by lanterns and candles making it the ideal romantic venue. The Shell Room is the best option for small to medium-sized celebrations. The Pearl Room can accommodate up to 120 guests and boasts views of the ocean.
Conference Venues: Guests have a variety of conference venues to choose from. These venues are individually decorated and include state-of-the-art technology.
Family friendly: The Holiday Club will keep children between four and 12 occupied and entertained. There is a 24-seater cinema in the hotel where the family can enjoy anything from classic to contemporary movies. Babysitting services can be arranged on request.
The Superior Garden Villas have pet beds and include menus to pamper the pets. A refundable deposit will be required on arrival.
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