The Oyster Box Hotel

At a glance

  • Hotel spa

    Hotel Spa

    Good spa facilities including two Hydrotherapy Baths, Nuvola Dry Floatation and Colour Therapy Bed, authentic Hammam, plunge pool, a state-of-the-art private fitness club, infinity pool with ocean views and post treatment tranquillity lounge

  • Beach

    Beach Location

    Perfectly situated on the ocean’s edge with only a short walk to the beach front and fantastic oceans views from the hotel.

  • Local attractions

    Local Attractions

    Nearby tourist attractions include Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Ushaka Marine World, Sun Coast casino, the Drakensberg Mountains, as well as 5 big game parks, lodges and historical battlefields.

  • Restaurant


    With a great selection of onsite restaurants you will be spoilt for choice



Spa & Leisure

From the moment the Oyster Box opened its doors in 1947 the hotel rapidly became one of Africa's best loved and most distinguished hotels. The combination of colonial charm, impeccable service, lush tropical gardens and breathtaking seaside setting swiftly gained it a reputation that was legendary the world over.

With all of the amenities so desired in a luxury spa by both discerning local visitors and worldly international guests to the hotel, the Oyster Box Spa ensures the highest level of personal care through its exceptionally appointed facility and dedicated staff trained and entrusted to deliver the highest levels of spa therapy and pampering. With six modern yet peacefully decorated treatment rooms, two Hydrotherapy Baths, grooming Lounge, Nuvola Dry Floatation and Colour Therapy Bed, authentic Hammam, plunge pool, a state-of-the-art private fitness club, infinity pool with ocean views and post treatment tranquillity lounge , guests are able to indulge in all of ways which make them feel celebrated and sensational.

If you can stir yourself to try something more active an array of energetic diversions on the doorstep – hiking, surfing, riding, diving, bird watching…and much more besides.

Whatever you wish to do in the way of increasing your fitness, raising your spirits, and soothing away your stress, it happens at the Oyster Box.

Hotel & Accommodation

his iconic landmark has been lovingly refurbished to offer guests a vibrantly contemporary experience, whilst still evoking feelings, memories, and the warm nostalgia of days gone by. Meticulous attention to detail ensures that former guests will be delighted to discover the old glory has not just been retained, but carefully enhanced. All of the warm hospitality and gracious elegance which guests so fondly remember are harmoniously blended with a wealth of modern facilities and contemporary touches to satisfy today's most discerning of tourist, business person and honeymoon couple.

The Oyster Box, like its famous lighthouse, once again acts as a beacon of exceptional hospitality, luxurious accommodation and personal service unmatched in all Africa and the world at large.

The setting, the architecture, the décor, the cuisine – everything conspires to create a magical experience that affords a wealth of exceptionally pleasurable experiences and warm memories. Whether it's a complimentary glass of Oyster Box's signature homemade lemonade, cranberry juice or a glass of sparkling wine which welcomes you on arrival, a relaxing treatment in the beautifully designed Oyster Box Spa, the way your children and pets are made to feel immediately at home, the chef's inspired selection of culinary delights, complimentary transfers to the nearby shopping centre, or that long cool cocktail on the Oyster Bar terrace at the end of another blissful day under African skies, there’s no shortage of special moments you’ll fondly remember for a lifetime.