The Oyster Box Hotel, a 5 star luxury Boutique Hotel situated in Durban is a member of the Leading Hotels in the World.

This exquisite hotel offers world class accommodation for all – from couples to families travelling, and it’s location makes this the ideal spot to start your adventure in Kwa Zulu Natal.

Not only is this beautiful hotel perfect for Honeymoons and children, being family friendly, but it remains one of the few hotels in South Africa that is Pet friendly.

The Garden Villa’s offer a range of pet beds and menu’s ensuring that your pet-pals are looked after just as well as you are !

Children at The Oyster Box

The Oyster Box offer family friendly accommodation as well as a host of activities and facilities for your little ones, making the entire family feel at home.

Two swimming pools and direct access to protected swimming beaches are available. Children under the age of 12 years old stay free of charge ( subject to specific room categories ) and for children between the ages of 4 and 12 years old, a supervised holiday club and playroom are included.

Your children will receive a backpack with essential holiday items including a host of complimentary goodies for their stay. Popcorn, sweets , soft drinks and children DVD’s for in-room viewing , access to the in-house movie theatre, child friendly meals and a baby sitting service are all offered.

Rooms at The Oyster Box

Classic Garden Facing Rooms – all overlook the hotel’s lush and tranquil gardens for a peaceful view into what can only be described as the hotel’s private oasis.

Classic Sea Facing Rooms – Each room has a balcony that overlooks Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse and the breathtaking coastline.

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.

Sea-Facing Family Room – Incredible level of care and consideration has been put into providing exceptional levels of comfort for families. With this in mind on offer are 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 Cabanas – Our 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

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 4 poster king size beds and ample space for guests to feel at home in legendary luxury.


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 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.

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. If guests wish, these villas can be converted into a 2 bed-roomed villa simply by reserving one of the Garden Villa Lofts.