Umhlanga’s ultimate holiday retreat

From its prime location on Umhlanga’s beachfront, The Oyster Box is treated to a stellar view of the Umhlanga Lighthouse ahead and the Indian Ocean beyond. As a member of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Oyster Box upholds a very high standard of service and strives to deliver the best experience possible to its guests.

The Oyster Box is seaside living at its finest. Well-placed for easy access to the Durban city centre and a number of shopping locations, there is plenty to see and do with little travel time involved. If exploring the bustling city isn't your cup of tea, the hotel’s massive swimming pool, in-house spa centre and numerous bars are all great spots to kick back and enjoy some much-deserved downtime.

Accommodation at The Oyster Box is the perfect fusion of modern design and old-world charm. Decorated using calm colours and natural textures of wood and stone, the rooms complement the surrounding rocky shoreline instead of overpowering it. Each of the 86 Rooms, Suites, and Villas features an en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV and speedy WiFi.


  • Fantastic location on the coast of Umhlanga, overlooking the iconic Umhlanga Lighthouse
  • Close to the King Shaka International Airport and the Durban city centre
  • Swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers with a sweeping view of the ocean
  • Well-appointed accommodation, dressed in neutral colours and furnished in a modern-meets-colonial style
  • Chance to see dolphins from the Ocean Terrace and the Oyster Bar


2 Lighthouse Road

Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4319

Popular Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Pool
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Spa
  • Business Centre
  • Conference Facilities

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From $254 per person per night
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