A NATIONAL TREASURE
South Africa’s most cherished hotel stands majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean & the iconic lighthouse.
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 Lighthouse Road
Occupying a majestic location on the Umhlanga beachfront in KwaZulu-Natal province, The Oyster Box is one of South Africa’s most celebrated hotels, as famous for its remarkable coastal views as the understated luxury and gracious hospitality that have become the hallmarks of this cherished seaside destination.
Set just 15 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport, The Oyster Box offers an array of individually decorated rooms and suites, an award-winning spa set amid tropical gardens, and a mouth-watering menu of restaurants and bars.
The Oyster Box is famous for the creative seasonal cuisine that takes its cue from both the surrounding coastline and local cultures. Seafood is a signature and the Curry Buffet at the Ocean Terrace is legendary, while the spectacular breakfast guarantees an inspiring start to your day.
From water-saving initiatives to coastal clean-ups and careful preservation of the flora and fauna that surrounds us, sustainability and responsible tourism are at the heart of The Oyster Box. It’s central to our commitment to #MakeTravelMatter.
Whether you prefer an opulent room overlooking the ocean, or a serene suite surrounded by lush tropical gardens, every one of our 86 rooms, suites and villas has been individually decorated to ensure your stay is memorably luxurious.