The elegant Oyster Box Hotel, a combination of colonial charm and 2ha of lush tropical gardens, is situate on the shoreline of the Indian Ocean, overlooking the iconic lighthouse of Umhlanga. The Umhlanga Village Centre is only 5 minutes walk from the hotel and golf courses are within easy reach. The hotel boasts 86 individually decorated rooms/suites, 8 garden Villas and 1 Presidential Suite. Each one is superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style and the decor also makes excellent use of natural stone and timber. Most rooms have a private balcony with garden or ocean view. The garden Villas, with individual balcony terraces, have a private plunge-pool and a lounge- and bar area. The exceptional Presidential Suite is split over two levels and serviced with a private lift. The grand master bedroom has lavish en-suite bathrooms, with a terrace featuring a private rim-flow pool. Whether enjoying sundowners while watching the waves of the Indian Ocean in the distance at the Lighthouse Bar, casual dining with friends at the Ocean Terrace, fine dining at the Grill Room, or sinking into a comfortable in the Chukka Bar, the culinary experience of the Oyster Box Hotel is one which truly celebrates the palate. The Spa at the Oyster Box Hotel is tucked away amongst the lush indigenous gardens and offers guests an extensive range of carefully crafted treatments along with a well equipped private fitness club, two swimming pools for guests to use at their leisure and exquisite spa dining. The Spa’s six treatments rooms: two offering dual treatments, four offer sensational showers and two offer hydrotherapy baths, one specially designed to assist the physically challenged.