Nested on the beachfront of Umhlanga, The Oyster Box stands as one of South Africa’s most precious gems in the hotel industry. It overlooks the Indian Ocean and boasts easy access to the nearby airport.
How are the rooms and service?
The Oyster Box offers elegant and spacious rooms that are perfect for either a honeymoon or a fun family getaway. All provide a stunning view of the beach and the lighthouse to boot, and there’s access to the promenade walkway if you fancy a daytime stroll. For corporate affairs, there’s a banquet room available as well as conference facilities and meeting rooms. There’s also a business centre with internet access plus fax/photocopying services for hard workers on-the-go.
This hotel also prizes upon its exemplary service, and you can always count on their world-class hospitality. You can avail of the laundry and ironing service, and there’s also a butler service too! If you’re travelling with kids, the hotel has babysitting services available plus a kids’ club that facilitates activities to entertain your little tots.
Where to eat?
There are on-site restaurants and a free breakfast that comes with your stay, as well as a poolside bar where you can grab a bite and a drink in while you relax. Deriving from its name, you better not pass up on the Oyster Bar! If you’re up for more options, there’s The Lighthouse Bar and The Grill Room within the vicinity.
What else should we check out?
The Oyster Box offers a variety of activities to help you unwind: you can get a massage or a facial treatment at the on-site spa, party at the rooftop bar, or take a dip in the hotel’s heated infinity pool. You can also drop by the Africa Art Gallery, the Whalebone Pier, or play around at the Mindgame Escape nearby.
All in all, you’re guaranteed to have an unforgettable stay at The Oyster Box, from its scenic views, amazing staff, down to the overall ambience of its amenities, it’s impossible not to have a great time. If you’re planning to spend a special occasion in the area, look no further than this five-star hotel.
Address: 2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga, 4319, South Africa
Telephone: +27 31 514 5000
Price: A night stay at The Oyster Box Hotel starts at £200