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About The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box is a luxury seaside hotel situated on Umhlanga’s beachfront. It is 15 minutes away from the King Shaka International Airport and Durban’s city centre.

The hotel is elegant and glamorous and includes everything needed for an unforgettable breakaway. The rooms and suites are stylish and unique and are fitted with more than just the essentials. The hotel has various restaurants and bars which serve anything from glamorous high teas to mouth-watering curries. There is an exciting 24-seater cinema in the hotel where guests will receive complimentary popcorn, toffees, and hot chocolate. Guests are welcome to any one of the two swimming pools and to the in-house fitness centre. The hotel offers direct access to the beach.

A concierge service is available at the hotel and here guests can book transfers, sightseeing excursions, and various dining options.

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.

  • Response Rate: 94%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Hotel
  • Sleeps: 198
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM


  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The Superior Garden Villas have pet beds and include menus to pamper the pets. A refundable deposit will be required on arrival.

The Oyster Box Rooms

The Oyster Box Map

The Oyster Box is 16.4km from the centre of Durban , the nearest airport 13km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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