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The Oyster Box

Majestic lighthouse resort.
The Oyster Box is perched on South Africa’s Umhlanga beachfront, overlooking an iconic lighthouse and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.
Insider Tip

Be sure to enjoy all of the hotel's dining experiences, from high tea to fresh oysters to wood-fired pizza.

Where You’re Staying

The 86 rooms and suites feature balconies with garden or sea views. Select suites include separate living and dining rooms, personal studies, chandeliers, private plunge pools, terraces, and panoramic ocean views.

Where to Dine

Savor a wood-fired pizza overlooking the beach at Ocean Terrace. The classic Grill Room includes a 1920s-style hors d’oeuvres trolley. The Curry Buffet serves a daily assortment of curries. Enjoy a glass of wine at The Oyster Bar, Lighthouse Bar, or the property's cigar lounge, The Chukka Bar.

Where to Relax

The outdoor pool overlooks the Indian Ocean. The spa features a hammam, sensation showers, and a plunge pool. The signature Journey Through Africa treatment uses Himalayan salt crystals, African rungu, and calabash to ease muscle aches and promote circulation.

What To Do

Snorkel the stunning Rocktail Bay, famous for its leatherback turtles. Explore the St. Lucia Wetlands, South Africa’s third largest wildlife park. Visit the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields to relive some of the nation’s most intriguing historical events. Shop boutiques in nearby Durban.

Features
Beachfront
Family-Friendly
Pet-Friendly
Restaurant and/or Bar
Spa
Fitness Center
Pool

Location of The Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road. Umhlanga, 4319 South Africa

King Shaka International Airport.

FINE HOTELS + RESORTS®
At The Oyster Box, Card Members receive:*
  • 12pm check-in, when available
  • Room upgrade at check-in, when available
  • Daily breakfast for two
  • Experience Credit: US$ 100 Food and beverage credit to be used during stay
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 4pm check-out guaranteed
  • Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade.

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