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    The Oyster Box

    South Africa Award-Winning Five-Star Beachfront Oasis near Durban

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    Perfectly poised on the KwaZulu-Natal coastline, just steps from the beautiful Umhlanga beachfront, The Oyster Box is a five-star oasis filled with heartwarming history and unrivalled charm. Set within lush tropical gardens, with staggering views of the shimmering Indian Ocean and Umhlanga's iconic lighthouse, this serene hideaway is conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from Durban’s thriving city centre. This incredible hotel is rated among the top 1% worldwide and the top 25 in Africa on Tripadvisor.

    Travelling with family? Select the Sea Facing Family Room for up to two adults and two children (12 and under).

    Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice, Best of the Best 2021 Top 25 Hotels — Africa

    1 to 30 Nights packages available

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    Classic Garden Facing Room
    Classic Garden Facing Room
    Delightfully decorated and teeming with rich textures and luxe furnishings, this elegant room overlooks the peaceful gardens and boasts easy access to the serene swimming pool
    Size: 32
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    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for two)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Garden Villa Loft
    Garden Villa Loft
    Take in the beauty of the lush sub-tropical gardens from this exquisite room, complete with a stunning four-posted bed, luxurious marble bathroom and eye-catching décor
    Size: 64
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    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for two)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Classic Sea Facing Room
    Classic Sea Facing Room
    Take a breath of ocean air as you gaze across the jaw-dropping coastline from your private balcony in this gorgeous room
    Size: 27
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    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for all guests)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Luxury Sea Facing Room
    Luxury Sea Facing Room
    You’ll be treated to views of Umhlanga’s iconic lighthouse from this one-of-a-kind space, where rest and relaxation await
    Size: 31
    Members get access to exclusive rates
    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for all guests)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Junior Cabana
    Junior Cabana
    This ground-floor, sea-facing cabana is the perfect hideaway to recharge after a day of exploring, and features a four-poster king bed with a generously sized ensuite
    Size: 36
    Members get access to exclusive rates
    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for two)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Sea Facing Family Room
    Sea Facing Family Room
    This two-bedroom abode with sea views ensures the whole family can make memories to last a lifetime
    Size: 36
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    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for all guests)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Sea Facing Cabana
    Sea Facing Cabana
    Exceptional views of the gleaming ocean can be all yours from this this richly decorated abode, complete with a four-poster bed and private terrace
    Size: 36
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    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for all guests)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Superior Garden Villa
    Superior Garden Villa
    Enjoy the ultimate luxury of your own private plunge pool and secluded terrace when you choose this luxe villa, surrounded by tropical gardens
    Size: 105
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    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for two)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Luxury Sea Facing Suite
    Luxury Sea Facing Suite
    If you crave a little extra space, this luxurious suite is the perfect choice thanks to an expansive balcony and beautifully appointed lounge area
    Size: 55
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    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for all guests)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
    Deluxe Sea Facing Suite
    Deluxe Sea Facing Suite
    A private pool is yours to plunge right into from a spacious terrace that stretches onto the hotel’s expansive lawns
    Size: 78
    Members get access to exclusive rates
    Option 1
    Flexible Rate (inclusions valid for two)
    • Daily breakfast for all guests
    • Welcome drink each on arrival
    • In-room bottled water
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