The Oyster Box Hotel – the Pearl of the Indian Ocean – 5 Stars
Adjacent to the historic and famous landmark of Durban, the Umhlanga lighthouse, you will find this luxury hotel. The Oyster Box Hotel is one of the most popular and most exclusive hotels in South Africa.
Perfectly situated on the edge of the ocean and only a short walk from Umhlanga Village Centre: The Oyster Box Hotel is ideally located.
With a short drive you can reach the city of Durban. The city center and old town offers many historical sites as you would find nowhere else on earth. Modern times and the past gives the city its charm today.
After a 5 minute walk you will reach the Umhlanga Village Centre, Sun Coast Casino and many first-class shopping centers. Not far from Durban, the majestic Drakensberg Mountains and many excellent Big 5 game reserves are located. For all friends of golf, the most beautiful golf courses in South Africa are waiting for you.
Our hotel has a prime location on the famous beach, which is located on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal. With breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and direct access to the beach, the Oyster Box Hotel is one of the most exclusive hotels on the coast of Durban.
Stay in one of our 86 luxurious hotel rooms or suites, all offering plenty of privacy. You have the opportunity to visit our library or to indulge in one of our six restaurants. Relax by the pool overlooking the Indian Ocean or visit our world-class spa.
History of the Luxury Hotel
Our hotel already had a big name in the past. After a 2-year renovation, the hotel offers the latest in today's comfort.
With attention to detail, the old decor with the contemporary style merged perfectly. Elegance and charm of a bygone era has been retained in a modern way. Old hand-painted tiles and elaborate wrought iron railings were chosen. In 2009 the old hotel, opened with a new luster.
Old world charm with modern comfort
We offer 86 different types of luxurious hotel rooms, suites and villas. The diverse individual needs of every guest have been taken into account. All hotel rooms have been specially developed to offer the highest comfort. The old colonial charm of the hotel still continues today.
The exquisite hand-painted tiles, paintings and antique furniture were all preserved in their original splendor. They complement each other well with the classical interiors and blend with the surrounding Indian Ocean and its tropical vegetation.
Hotel Room: Classic Sea Facing
Each of these rooms have a private balcony overlooking the lighthouse and the stunning coastline of Durban.
Luxury Room: Sea Facing
Luxury Sea Facing Rooms with a balcony offer views of the famous Umhlanga's lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline. All rooms have a bathroom with two sinks and a spacious separate shower.
Sea Facing Cabana
Our beautifully furnished Cabana offers an extraordinary view to the beach with luxurious king-size canopy bed.
Garden Villa Loft
A beautifully designed loft hotel room is available to you. Each room is individually decorated and furnished with beautiful king-size beds and plenty of room to relax.
The 246 m² Presidential Suite has its own private elevator. The luxury kitchen is equipped with a dining room for 10 people. Business meetings and presentations can be done with a heavenly view of the ocean.
The spa has six treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy pool, a mist shower and hot - and cold water pools. A fitness club with a beautiful relaxation room is also available.
Pool with a view of the Ocean
Luxury Hotel in Durban
Hotel Room with view of the Ocean
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