A national treasure
South Africa’s most cherished hotel stands majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront, overlooking the Indian Ocean & the iconic lighthouse.
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
Occupying a majestic location on the Umhlanga beachfront in KwaZulu-Natal province, The Oyster Box is one of South Africa’s most celebrated hotels, as famous for its remarkable coastal views as the understated luxury and gracious hospitality that have become the hallmarks of this cherished seaside destination.
Set just 15 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport, The Oyster Box offers an array of individually decorated rooms and suites, an award-winning spa set amid tropical gardens, and a mouth-watering menu of restaurants and bars.
With South Africa’s Covid-19 recovery well underway, we are delighted to once again welcome international travellers back to The Oyster Box.
Located in exclusive Mayfair
93 individually designed deluxe guest rooms & 13 luxurious suites
Award-winning Afternoon Tea
Fine dining in Butlers Restaurant
Warm British hospitality at its finest
Intimate Terrace Bar with Gin & Jazz
Molecular cocktails & gin & whisky tasting experiences
Renowned for the best Dover sole in London
Exceptional dining experiences, overnight escapes and thoughtful surprises... our vouchers create the perfect gift.
From Afternoon Tea in our glass conservatory and private dining in our eclectic library to the warm, intimate surrounds of Butlers Restaurant, our venues create beautiful backdrops for exceptional dining experiences...
We flood every guest room with creativity and comfort, and each has its own style and personality, filled with beautiful artworks and antiques personally chosen by our Founder and President Beatrice Tollman, and her daughter Toni. Sumptuous fabric-covered walls, colourful prints and personal touches such as fresh-cut bouquets of flowers add a surprising and uniquely welcoming feel that delights guests.
We are always delighted to discover our guests' photos and we love to share those stories and connect in a meaningful way. Nothing makes us happier than when our guests become part of our world...