Summer’s On at the Oyster Box – you can surely count on there being lots to do and experience for every season at the Oyster Box. This summer is no exception.  There is a variety of options to suit almost anyone.  Trust me when I say it’s not too early to start making plans for Valentine’s Day, before you know it, the day will be here.

Well, have a look what’s lined up and be sure to make reservations so that you will not be disappointed later when it gets fully booked.

Splash out this Summer with one of the incredible experiences on offer at The Oyster Box. From romantic couples’ treatments during the month of love to the hilarious Curry and Comedy evening to elegant dinners with tutored wine tastings and more, the Oyster Box is the place to be to soak up Durban’s relaxed coastal atmosphere.Feel great this Summer with The Spa’s Summer Glow Treatment. Starting off with a full body exfoliation using the natural ingredients of olive oil, cane sugar and lemon juice, we wrap you in a summer glow body mask containing turmeric, sandalwood oil, milk and gram flour. You will receive a scalp and face massage using heated marble stones while the body mask is on. After the shower, your body will be hydrated in a luxurious moisturiser.

Option 1:

60-minute Summer Glow: exfoliation and body mask only is R1 015 per person.

Option 2:

120-minute Summer Glow: exfoliation and body mask followed by a relaxing Hot Stone back of body Massage is R2 015 per person.

Express your love this February at the Oyster Box with one of The Spa’s special couple’s treatments:

  • Our romantic 90-minute B | Together couple’s rose quartz massage followed by a glass of sparkling wine will help you relax and give you some quality time together.

Price is R2915 per couple.

  • Celebrate each other with our 90-minute Memorable Moments treatment! Absorb the humidity and soften your muscles prior to a back of body massage. Heated lemons are used to penetrate to the core of sore and tired muscles. We cleanse using cane sugar and coconut oil to invigorate your skin, eliminating excess skin cells and leaving skin supple and full of nutrients. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine to end.

Price R2 915 per couple.

Here in Durban, we enjoy the best of South Africa’s Indian heritage. To honour this melting pot of cultures, our accomplished chefs have created a one-of-a-kind Indian High Chai Tea. On the 3rd February, enjoy scones with pumpkin chutney, Bengali spiced prawn puffs and assorted samosas along with cups of milky Indian Masala Chai. The Indian High Chai Tea will take place from 14h30 to 17h00 in the Palm Court.

Price is R450 per person.Romance is on the menu for our Valentine’s Dinner Dance, which includes a six-course plated menu, dancing to a live band and a gift. Join us on the 14th February in the Grill Room from 19h00 to 22h00.

Price is R1200 per person.A combination of good quality grapes, much patience and a love of champagne set the stage for Domaine des Dieux to officially become the first producer of Méthode Cap Classique in the Hemel en Aarde region. The Domaine Des Dieux Dinner on the 15th February will be a Tutored Tasting with Canapés, followed by a three-course dinner alongside your favourite Méthode Cap Classique. Join us in the Colony Room from 19h00 to 23h00.

Price is R690 per person.Join us in the Pearl Room for a riotous night of comedy and laughter with our Curry and Comedy evening on the 15th February. Our incredible curry and the talents of one of Durban’s headline acts will take centre stage.

Time is 18h30 to 22h00 and price is R520 per person.Silverthorn Wines is among a handful of producers who have dedicated their expertise solely to the production of this elegant style of wine. Hosted by winemaker, John Loubser, the Silverthorn MCC Dinner is a Tutored Tasting with Canapés, followed by a three-course dinner alongside your favourite Méthode Cap Classique. Join us on the 29th March in the Colony Room from 19h00 to 23h00.

Price is R690 per person.Our Monthly Special at The Spa is a healing Himalayan Salt Ritual that starts off with a full body Himalayan salt exfoliation followed by a Back of Body Massage using heated Himalayan Salt Stones. The Himalayan Salt contains many healing properties and helps to relax the muscles as well as detoxes the body.

Price is R1405 for a 90-minute treatment.

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Enjoy our Indian Ocean views while tucking into a succulent Sunday Roast Sharing Platter with all the trimmings. Served on the Ocean Terrace every Sunday, price is R450 per platter for two people.


Back by popular demand, we will be hosting a monthly Dinner Dance in our famous Grill Room on the 27th January, 24th February and the 31st March from 18h30. Enjoy a three-course dinner and dance the night away to live music. Price is R650 per person and includes a cocktail on arrival.


You can’t say you’ve had a curry if you haven’t tried a Durban curry,” says The Oyster Box’s Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph. The incredible Curry Buffet offers a wide selection of curries and condiments, with something to suit every palate.

Set in the casual, Mediterranean-inspired Ocean Terrace, with gorgeous views of the Indian Ocean, our delicious Tandoori Chicken and impressive selection of curries includes meat, fish and vegetarian options. Using delicate blends of spices and fresh herbs, each curry is a masterpiece in itself. Price is R450 per person. There is a lunchtime seating from 12h00 to 15h00 and a dinner seating from 18h00 to 22h00.


Our gift vouchers are perfect for all occasions. Choose from a tempting selection of experiences including food and wine discovery evenings, traditional afternoon teas, rejuvenating spa treatments or a monetary voucher to spend while visiting the hotel.

Purchase online or at the hotel, vouchers may be emailed or sent beautifully presented to the recipient by post.

The Oyster Box Contact Details:

Restaurant and High Tea reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5000 • Email:

Spa reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5072 • Email:

Accommodation reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 31 514 5000 • Email:

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