Luxury Africa Collection

The Oyster Box

Situated overlooking the historical and famous landmark, the Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box has long been one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels, which occupies a special place in the hearts of the countless guests who have enjoyed its warmth, caring service and relaxed elegance since it first opening in 1947.

Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.

Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centres…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth.

Classic Perspective Certified
Sustainable Resort
Conservation Efforts
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
Family Friendly
Voted No. 10 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa - 2020 (Condé Nast)
60 Rooms / 4 Lofts / 5 Cabanas / 7 Suites / 8 Villas
4 Restaurants / 3 Bars
Wheelchair Accessible

Accommodation

Presidential Suite

Offering the finest of stylish suite accommodation the Presidential Suite is truly remarkable. Split over two levels with a private lift the Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms - one offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.

Sea Facing Family Rooms

At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer five private family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.

Sea Facing Luxury Suites

Enjoying magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, individually decorated Sea Facing Suites offer the space and comfort of a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated separate lounge area.

Sea Facing Cabana

The hotel's beautifully appointed Cabanas, situated on the lower ground level with individual terraces, offer exceptional views of the water’s edge. Within these lovely cabanas guests can enjoy sleeping peacefully on luxurious king size four poster beds.

Luxury Sea Facing Rooms

Luxury Sea Facing Rooms, each with a balcony that opens onto views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.

Classic Sea Facing Rooms

Each one of the Classic Sea Facing Rooms has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga's iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.

Garden Villa Lofts

Beautifully designed garden-facing Loft Rooms are available as stand-alone accommodation, or in combination with a Superior Garden Villa. Each room is individually and superbly decorated with magnificent four-poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.

Dining

The Ocean Terrace

The beautiful Ocean Terrace restaurant, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, serves a Bistro-style menu and is perfect for casual, al fresco and family dining. With something to suit every palate favourite dishes include freshly baked pizzas from the wood-fire pizza oven, sustainably sourced seafood and a host of perennial favourites such as fish and chips. The Ocean Terrace also serves a delicious English Breakfast daily, as well as an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The Ocean Terrace is also the perfect backdrop for a relaxed sundowner overlooking the rim flow pool and sea.

The Palm Court

Inspired by The Oyster Box’s original, architecture with four magnificent tole and ceramic chandeliers purchased from the Savoy Hotel in London, natural sunlight and towering Palms, The Palm Court is the venue for the legendary High Tea each afternoon. It’s also a favourite meeting spot for casual dining. High Tea is a lengthy, leisurely affair with live piano music providing a welcome addition to the occasion. All pastries and baked goods are prepared on the property by our wonderful pastry team. The high tea table is a visual and taste spectacle of sumptuous treats, with everything from freshly baked scones, pastries, quiches and cakes, to finger sandwiches and savouries.

The Grill Room

The legendary Grill Room has been renowned for its fine dining and outstanding cuisine for almost 70 years. Under the culinary leadership of Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph, the menu is an inspired combination of classic favourites, created by Bea Tollman, president and founder of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, the restaurant’s Signature Dishes and contemporary creations, inspired by current global trends. Classic Grill Room touches include the authentic Gueridon service, where food is prepared and presented at the individual diner’s table and the Classic 1920’s Hors d’ Oeuvres Trolley, with an extensive range of 18 ‘old world’ appetizers. With over 50 years of experience, Maître‘d Hendry Pakiri, still presides over the elegant dining room.

The Chef's Table

If you’re a foodie looking for something a little out of the ordinary, need a unique event space, or are keen to impress somebody special - then don’t miss the opportunity to take a front row seat with Executive Chef Kevin Joseph and his incredible team, for an extraordinary dining experience. Your evening begins in the elegant Oyster Bar with pre-dinner drinks and live music from our resident musician, before going ‘behind the scenes’ where your culinary journey begins with a tour of the working kitchen and your amuse bouche of Champagne and Canapés. As the drama of the busy kitchen unfolds, watch as the chefs prepare a delicious five-course paired menu before your eyes. The Chef’s Table is available for groups of between six and 10 guests, from Monday to Sunday for dinner only. A choice of three menus are on offer at R 1500 per person.

The Lighthouse Bar

The Lighthouse Bar is one of Umhlanga's hottest spots and offers breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the iconic red and white Umhlanga lighthouse.

The Oyster Bar

With its long marble bar The Oyster Bar is one of the hotel’s most popular meeting places. Whether for coffee, a business meeting, pre-dinner drinks with friends, sundowners or cocktails, this venue buzzes with an energy and activity all of its own.

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Spa & Wellness
Opening Hours: 8am to 8pm

Set on the shores of Umhlanga, surrounded by secluded, tropical gardens and enriched with the sounds of nature, you’re in the ideal place to return to wellness at The Oyster Box. Take a dip in the plunge pool, envigorate the body with a hammam and sensation shower at the spa, or work up a sweat in a fully equipped fitness room. Restore beauty and balance with one of the all-natural B|Africa treatments, with holistic attention paid to all of your senses. Follow this by relaxing and meditating in the tranquility lounge. Signature treatments include full body massages using crystal-infused oil such as rose quartz, amethyst and rock quartz, to inspire a peaceful spirit. Spa health menu includes dishes such as sushi, spiced calamari, a range of salads, and rolled peach pavlova. Sip on a smoothie (cranberry, lime, cucumber and cardamom), before joining in with a yoga class in the sunshine, overlooking the crashing waves of the ocean. There are also vegetarian and vegan options on offer at the Ocean Terrace restaurant.

Facilities

  • The Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 2 Swimming pools
  • Cinema (24 seats)
  • Kids holiday club
  • Business Centre
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • 24-Hour room service and laundry
  • Direct access to the beach
  • Concierge service – transfers and sightseeing tours available on request
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from the GatewayTheatre of Shopping

Inclusions

  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary mineral water, tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fresh fruit and flowers
  • Well stocked mini bar
  • A selection of current magazines and books
  • Movies on demand
  • B|Africa natural in-room amenities, luxurious bathrobes and slipper
  • Soap and pillow menus
  • WiFi
  • Beach gear - sun umbrellas, beach bags, balls, bats and suntan lotion (collect at reception)
Location
Distance from King Shaka International Airport

18.7 km | 20 minutes drive to the hotel

Distance from Johannesburg

580 km | 5 hours and 30 minutes drive to the hotel

Luxury Africa Collection

The Oyster Box

Situated overlooking the historical and famous landmark, the Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box has long been one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels, which occupies a special place in the hearts of the countless guests who have enjoyed its warmth, caring service and relaxed elegance since it first opening in 1947.

Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.

Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centres…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth.

Sustainable Resort
Classic Perspective Certified
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
Family Friendly
Voted No. 10 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa - 2020 (Condé Nast)
60 Rooms / 4 Lofts / 5 Cabanas / 7 Suites / 8 Villas
4 Restaurants / 3 Bars
Wheelchair Accessible
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Presidential Suite

Offering the finest of stylish suite accommodation the Presidential Suite is truly remarkable. Split over two levels with a private lift the Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms - one offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.

Sea Facing Family Rooms

At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer five private family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.

Sea Facing Luxury Suites

Enjoying magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, individually decorated Sea Facing Suites offer the space and comfort of a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated separate lounge area.

Sea Facing Cabana

The hotel's beautifully appointed Cabanas, situated on the lower ground level with individual terraces, offer exceptional views of the water’s edge. Within these lovely cabanas guests can enjoy sleeping peacefully on luxurious king size four poster beds.

Sea Facing Cabana

Luxury Sea Facing Rooms, each with a balcony that opens onto views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.

Classic Sea Facing Rooms

Each one of the Classic Sea Facing Rooms has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga's iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.

Garden Villa Lofts

Beautifully designed garden-facing Loft Rooms are available as stand-alone accommodation, or in combination with a Superior Garden Villa. Each room is individually and superbly decorated with magnificent four-poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.

Accommodation

Presidential Suite

Offering the finest of stylish suite accommodation the Presidential Suite is truly remarkable. Split over two levels with a private lift the Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms - one offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.

Sea Facing Family Rooms

At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer five private family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.

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Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite

Offering the finest of stylish suite accommodation the Presidential Suite is truly remarkable. Split over two levels with a private lift the Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms - one offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.
Superior Garden Villas
Sea Facing Family Rooms

Sea Facing Family Rooms

At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer five private family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.
Sea Facing Deluxe Suites
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Dining
The Ocean Terrace

The Ocean Terrace

The beautiful Ocean Terrace restaurant, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, serves a Bistro-style menu and is perfect for casual, al fresco ...

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The Ocean Terrace

The Palm Court

Inspired by The Oyster Box’s original, architecture with four magnificent tole and ceramic chandeliers purchased from the Savoy Hotel in London, natural ...

Read More
The Ocean Terrace

The Grill Room

The legendary Grill Room has been renowned for its fine dining and outstanding cuisine for almost 70 years. Under the culinary leadership of Executive ...

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The Chef's Table

If you’re a foodie looking for something a little out of the ordinary, need a unique event space, or are keen to impress somebody special - then don’t miss ...

Read More

The Lighthouse Bar

The Lighthouse Bar is one of Umhlanga's hottest spots and offers breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and the iconic red and white Umhlanga ...

Read More
The Ocean Terrace

The Oyster Bar

With its long marble bar The Oyster Bar is one of the hotel’s most popular meeting places. Whether for coffee, a business meeting, pre-dinner ...

With its long marble bar The Oyster Bar is one of the hotel’s most popular meeting places. Whether for coffee, a business meeting, pre-dinner drinks with friends, sundowners or cocktails, this venue buzzes with an energy and activity all of its own.

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The Chukka Bar

Occupying the same spot for over 50 years, the Chukka Bar, is brimming over with old world charm, character and memories. Filled with Polo memorabilia ...

Occupying the same spot for over 50 years, the Chukka Bar, is brimming over with old world charm, character and memories. Filled with Polo memorabilia, an intimate bar and comfortable lounging area, the Chukka Bar is a firm favourite with locals.

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Spa & Wellness
Opening Hours: 8am to 8pm

Set on the shores of Umhlanga, surrounded by secluded, tropical gardens and enriched with the sounds of nature, you’re in the ideal place to return to wellness at The Oyster Box. Take a dip in the plunge pool, envigorate the body with a hammam and sensation shower at the spa, or work up a sweat in a fully equipped fitness room. Restore beauty and balance with one of the all-natural B|Africa treatments, with holistic attention paid to all of your senses. Follow this by relaxing and meditating in the tranquility lounge. Signature treatments include full body massages using crystal-infused oil such as rose quartz, amethyst and rock quartz, to inspire a peaceful spirit. Spa health menu includes dishes such as sushi, spiced calamari, a range of salads, and rolled peach pavlova. Sip on a smoothie (cranberry, lime, cucumber and cardamom), before joining in with a yoga class in the sunshine, overlooking the crashing waves of the ocean. There are also vegetarian and vegan options on offer at the Ocean Terrace restaurant.

Facilities

Hotel facilities with your booking:

  • The Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 2 Swimming pools
  • Cinema (24 seats)
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Inclusions

Inclusions with your booking:

  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary mineral water, tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fresh fruit and flowers
  • Well stocked mini bar
  • A selection of current magazines and books
  • Movies on demand
  • B|Africa natural in-room amenities, luxurious bathrobes and slipper
  • Soap and pillow menus
  • WiFi
  • Beach gear - sun umbrellas, beach bags, balls, bats and suntan lotion (collect at reception)
See More Inclusions

Frequently Asked Questions

Location
Distance from King Shaka International Airport

18.7 km | 20 minutes drive to the hotel

Distance from Johannesburg

580 km | 5 hours and 30 minutes drive to the hotel

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The Oyster Box

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Sustainable
Durban / South Africa

Situated overlooking the historical and famous landmark, the Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box has long been one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels, which occupies a special place in the hearts of the countless guests who have enjoyed its warmth, caring service and relaxed elegance since it first opening in 1947.

Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.

Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centres…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth.

Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
4 Restaurants / 3 Bars
60 Rooms / 4 Lofts / 5 Cabanas / 7 Suites / 8 Villas
Accommodation
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Inclusions:

  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary mineral water, tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fresh fruit and flowers
  • Well stocked mini bar
See More Inclusions

Facilities:

  • The Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • 2 Swimming pools
  • Cinema (24 seats)
Show More Facilities
Restaurants

The Oyster Box is famed for exquisite cuisine and attentive service. The dining venues each have a reputation for extraordinary culinary experiences, from the famous curry buffet to the signature dishes of Beatrice Tollman. With world-class dining in The Grill Room and The Ocean Terrace, The Oyster Box is a gourmand’s delight.

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Activities

Location

Distance from King Shaka International Airport

18.7 km | 20 minutes drive to the hotel

Distance from Johannesburg

580 km | 5 hours and 30 minutes drive to the hotel

Frequently Asked Questions

The Oyster Box

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.
Luxury Africa Collection
The Oyster Box

Situated overlooking the historical and famous landmark, the Umhlanga lighthouse, The Oyster Box has long been one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels, which occupies a special place in the hearts of the countless guests who have enjoyed its warmth, caring service and relaxed elegance since it first opening in 1947.

Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.

Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge, a brief 5 minutes walk from Umhlanga Village Centre, the Oyster Box Hotel is conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre, International Airports and numerous stylish shopping centres…yet has a feeling of classical charm and elegance like nowhere else on earth.

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Accommodation

Presidential Suite

Offering the finest of stylish suite accommodation the Presidential Suite is truly remarkable. Split over two levels with a private lift the Suite offers guests the joy of a grand master bedroom with its own calm, exceptionally comfortable seating area and an intimate personal study. Two lavish marble bathrooms - one offering unsurpassed sea views for luxury and tranquility beyond compare. And of course there is the magnificent private rim-flow swimming pool, a tastefully tailored private lounge, a gracious dining room with seating for 8 guests with a private bar and a well equipped kitchen for intimate in-suite dining. And for that even greater feeling of space, the Suite offers an additional bedroom.

Superior Garden Villas

Set in the lush surroundings of the hotel gardens these charming villas each enjoy the luxury of a private plunge pool, relaxing terrace, private lounge and bar, and an opulent bathroom. These villas can be converted into a two bedroom villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.

Sea Facing Family Rooms

At The Oyster Box an incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind we are pleased to offer five private family rooms, each with a master bedroom along with an additional second bedroom (four with bunk beds and one loft with two single beds) for the smaller members of the family.

Sea Facing Deluxe Suites

Located on the lower ground level with private plunge pools and terraces Deluxe Suites provide guests with luxurious bedrooms and separate lounge areas – a perfect configuration for a perfect stay.

Sea Facing Luxury Suites

Enjoying magnificent views of the Indian Ocean, individually decorated Sea Facing Suites offer the space and comfort of a luxurious bedroom with a stylishly decorated separate lounge area.

Sea Facing Cabana

The hotel's beautifully appointed Cabanas, situated on the lower ground level with individual terraces, offer exceptional views of the water’s edge. Within these lovely cabanas guests can enjoy sleeping peacefully on luxurious king size four poster beds.

Sea Facing Cabana

Luxury Sea Facing Rooms, each with a balcony that opens onto views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and breathtaking coastline. All rooms include a bathroom with double vanities and a spacious separate shower.

Classic Sea Facing Rooms

Each one of the Classic Sea Facing Rooms has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga's iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.

Garden Villa Lofts

Beautifully designed garden-facing Loft Rooms are available as stand-alone accommodation, or in combination with a Superior Garden Villa. Each room is individually and superbly decorated with magnificent four-poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.

Sustainable Hotel
Family Friendly
4 Restaurants / 3 Bars
Check-in: 2pm / Check-out: 11am
60 Rooms / 4 Lofts / 5 Cabanas / 7 Suites / 8 Villas
Voted No. 10 in Top 30 Hotels in Africa - 2020 (Condé Nast)
Classic Certified

Sustainability

Dining

The Ocean Terrace

The beautiful Ocean Terrace restaurant, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, serves a Bistro-style menu and is perfect for casual, al fresco and family dining. With something to suit every palate favourite dishes include freshly baked pizzas from the wood-fire pizza oven, sustainably sourced seafood and a host of perennial favourites such as fish and chips. The Ocean Terrace also serves a delicious English Breakfast daily, as well as an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The Ocean Terrace is also the perfect backdrop for a relaxed sundowner overlooking the rim flow pool and sea.

The Palm Court

Inspired by The Oyster Box’s original, architecture with four magnificent tole and ceramic chandeliers purchased from the Savoy Hotel in London, natural sunlight and towering Palms, The Palm Court is the venue for the legendary High Tea each afternoon. It’s also a favourite meeting spot for casual dining. High Tea is a lengthy, leisurely affair with live piano music providing a welcome addition to the occasion. All pastries and baked goods are prepared on the property by our wonderful pastry team. The high tea table is a visual and taste spectacle of sumptuous treats, with everything from freshly baked scones, pastries, quiches and cakes, to finger sandwiches and savouries.

The Grill Room

The legendary Grill Room has been renowned for its fine dining and outstanding cuisine for almost 70 years. Under the culinary leadership of Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph, the menu is an inspired combination of classic favourites, created by Bea Tollman, president and founder of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, the restaurant’s Signature Dishes and contemporary creations, inspired by current global trends. Classic Grill Room touches include the authentic Gueridon service, where food is prepared and presented at the individual diner’s table and the Classic 1920’s Hors d’ Oeuvres Trolley, with an extensive range of 18 ‘old world’ appetizers. With over 50 years of experience, Maître‘d Hendry Pakiri, still presides over the elegant dining room.

The Chef's Table

If you’re a foodie looking for something a little out of the ordinary, need a unique event space, or are keen to impress somebody special - then don’t miss the opportunity to take a front row seat with Executive Chef Kevin Joseph and his incredible team, for an extraordinary dining experience. Your evening begins in the elegant Oyster Bar with pre-dinner drinks and live music from our resident musician, before going ‘behind the scenes’ where your culinary journey begins with a tour of the working kitchen and your amuse bouche of Champagne and Canapés. As the drama of the busy kitchen unfolds, watch as the chefs prepare a delicious five-course paired menu before your eyes. The Chef’s Table is available for groups of between six and 10 guests, from Monday to Sunday for dinner only. A choice of three menus are on offer at R 1500 per person.

Activities

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