THE LEGEND LIVES ON… AT THE OYSTER BOX
Standing proud on Umhlanga’s beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa’s best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.
Dining venues include the casual ‘Ocean Terrace’, serving casual and al fresco fare and a Curry Buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining ‘Grill Room’. The ‘Palm Court’ serves a lavish, traditional ‘High Tea’ daily, with live piano accompaniment. The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sun-downers.
The Spa is equipped with six treatment rooms, a Hydrotherapy Bath, grooming lounge, plunge-pool, state-of-the-art gym, Infinity pool and Tranquillity Lounge and offers the latest in health and wellness teatments.
Revel in the hotel’s exceptional location and facilities, with two swimming pools, a private library, luscious tropical gardens, an intimate 24-seater movie theatre and direct access to protected swimming beaches and beach-side walking paths.
Time spent at The Oyster Box will leave you with magical memories to last a lifetime!
Caters for children: Yes
Description of our child care facilities and services:
The Oyster Box is treasured as a place where memories are made, providing a host of activities and facilities to make the entire family feel ‘right at home’. Children of all ages are welcome and those under 12 years of age are accommodated free of charge when sharing with 2 adults (subject to specific room categories). Children between the ages of four and 12 years, have access to the supervised Holiday Club and children’s Playroom.
Thoughtful child-friendly touches include…
- A Backpack fillled with essential holiday items and an O-Band which entitles kids to a host of complimentary goodies during their stay.
- Child-friendly turn-downs at bed-time
- Popcorn, sweets, soft drinks and the DVD library for in-room viewing
- Exclusive access to the 24-seater, in-house movie theatre
- Children-focused menus in all our restaurants and on the Breakfast Buffet.
- A baby-sitting service
Enjoy some ‘adult time’ in the dining venues and bars – the Lighthouse and Oyster Bars, with live music each night. For dining, The ‘Ocean Terrace’, serves casual meals and the incredible Curry Buffet and the ‘Grill Room’, promises fine-dining at its best. Traditional High Tea in the ‘Palm Court’ is a must.
Children can even take their precious pet with, as pets are more than welcome and a range of pet beds and menus are available, and can be arranged when making your reservation.