The Oyster Box hotel

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The Oyster Box opened in 1947 and rapidly became one of Africa's most loved hotels. This hotel is known for its colonial charm, fantastic service and lush gardens near the seaside. The Oyster Box Hotel has been refurbished for a more contemporary experience while still retaining some of the original style. The Hotel is ideal for honeymoon couples, international and local tourists as well as business personnel. The hotel is built with the iconic lighthouse incorporated into it making it even more famous.


There are 8 types of accommodation at the Oyster Box hotel. All of which feature complimentary internet, telephones and a TV.

  • Classic Garden Facing Rooms (8)
  • Classic Sea Facing Rooms (19)
  • Luxury Sea Facing Rooms (25)
  • Sea Facing Family Rooms (5)
  • Sea Facing Cabanas (8)
  • Garden Villa Lofts (4)
  • Luxury suites
  • Presidential suites.

Bar and dining:

The Oyster Box hosts guests from all over the world and thus has dining options for all needs. There are two restaurants - The Grill Room and the Ocean Terrace. Between these two restaurants, the Oyster Box offers fine dining for special occasions to relaxed and casual dining and small snacks. The Hotel also has a room dedicated to afternoon tea with confectioneries and pastries.

  • The Grill Room
  • The Ocean Terrace
  • The Palm Court
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • 3 Bars
  • Wine Cellar


  • Wireless internet
  • Pool area
  • 3 Restaurants and 3 bars
  • Spa
  • Weeding and Honeymoon facilities
  • Conference facilities

Kids Stay Free

Kids are most welcome a The Oyster Box and those under 12 years stay and eat breakfast for FREE.
Their Holiday Club offers an exceptional dedicated recreation facility for the family to relax and enjoy.

Terms and conditions:

  • Children under 12 years (maximum 1) per room sharing with two full paying adults are accommodated free of charge, including breakfast.

Oyster Box Hotel: Indulge on your doorstep - 1 night

From R 2 900 per person sharing

Book This Package

The package includes:

  • 1 night accommodation in a Luxury Sea-Facing room
  • Full English breakfast
  • Curry Buffet dinner for two people in The Ocean Terrace Restaurant (excluding drinks)
  • Cocktail Per person.
  • Movie screenings in our private 24-seater cinema, including beverages, fresh popcorn and sweets
  • Rate only valid for Midweek bookings (Sunday to Thursday)

The Ultimate Spoil - 3 Nights

Why wait for a special occasion to treat yourself to the ultimate spoil?
At The Oyster Box, indulgence and luxury are yours for the taking…any time you choose!

Breathtaking views, five-star facilities, world-class cuisine and accommodation of distinction, this package ticks all the boxes.
From the time you arrive, to the time you leave you will be immersed in the lap of luxury, at one of the world’s leading hotels.

From: R 8 370 per person sharing for 3 nights

Book This Package

The package includes:

  • 3 night’s accommodation in a Sea Facing Cabana
  • Return airport transfers in one of our luxury vehicles
  • Welcome canapés and a glass of Moët & Chandon in your room on day of arrival
  • One R 750 spa voucher per person to enjoy during your stay
  • A seafood platter for two in The Grill Room
  • Romantic rose petal turndown

Stay 4 and pay only for 3

If you can take 3 days off - May as well take 4. Especially if your room is free for the night!

Check with us for the best available price

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This package includes:

  • Complimentary South African Breakfast, including freshly-harvested Oysters and Sparkling Wine
  • Complimentary use of the Hammam at The Spa between 08:00 and 10:00 as well as the Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary scheduled transfers to the Gateway Theatre of Shopping every day from 08:00 until 20:00

Terms and conditions for all Oyster Box Packages

  • All packages are subject to availability on the room type quoted
  • Rates quoted are per person sharing
  • Single occupancy room rates are available on request
  • Weekend rates apply
  • Quoted in South African Rands (ZAR) and inclusive of 14% VAT
  • Inclusions may not be exchanged or refunded if not used
  • Packages may not be used in conjunction with ‘stay pay’ offers and promotions
  • A 50% deposit is required within 72 hours of reserving accommodation, the balance is required 14 days prior to arrival
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