Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks
The Oyster Box Hotel
Almost certainly one of South Africa’s most prestigious hotels, The Oyster Box is situated in a premier position on the beach at Umhlanga Rocks, Durban.
Voted the No. 1 hotel in South Africa by travellers, services are luxurious and include a spa, two swimming pools, beautiful gardens and a 24-seat movie theatre.
Modern amenities and the charm of a bygone era are blended perfectly together. 10 room types can be found from the Garden Villa Lofts all the way to the incredible Presidential Suite with its own private lift.
There are a multitude of dining options, including the curry feast and High Tea. All pastries and baked goods are prepared on the property.
Teremok Marine Guest House
Set on a large Umhlanga homestead and built in 1968, Teremok Marine is a highly individual boutique guesthouse situated within walking distance of the beach.
This five-star establishment has 8 large suites each with variations in design to cater for different tastes. Each suite has an extra-length bed (king-size or twin), handcrafted ceiling fan, air-conditioning and a private balcony. The open-plan bathroom has a large rain-dance shower, freestanding bath, double basins and separate toilet with bidet.
There is free wi-fi throughout plus a pool and gym and the Teremok Spa is open daily. Enjoy Teremok’s homemade freshly prepared food whilst imbibing the peaceful surroundings from the spacious dining area. Complimentary transfers to local eateries are also offered.
Beverly Hills Hotel
The five-star Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks opened its doors in 1964 and is one of the most luxurious hotels in Durban. Located right on the beach all rooms are sea-facing and personalised service is world-class.
There is a total of 88 rooms consisting of 2 Presidential Suites, 7 Cabana Rooms, 3 Cabana Suites, 3 Suites and 73 Standard Rooms. Smoking and interleading rooms are also available on request.
Amenities include complimentary wi-fi, a fitness centre, heated pool, a business centre, two restaurants with an alfresco dining option and a convenient retail outlet. Additional services are a complimentary valet service upon arrival, access to the hotel’s DVD library, and a range of daily luxurious poolside massage treatments by experienced therapists.
All guest rooms have an executive desk, a coffee machine, flat-screen TV and DVD, direct dial phone, fax and modem plug points, airconditioning and an electronic safe.
Food options include the Sugar Club’s signature seafood specialities and trendy cocktails to family meals and restaurant speciality dishes.
Kingston Place Guest House
A four-star guesthouse set in an upmarket and relaxing part of Umhlanga Rocks where personal service is top of the agenda, Kingston Place is close to the beach and the Village and Gateway shopping centres.
Enjoy sea views from the lounge, patio, Honeymoon Suite, Room 5 and Penthouse. There are five Standard En-Suites, one Executive Suite - Suite 2, one Family Suite, a Honeymoon Suite and a Penthouse.
All rooms have their own aircon, ceiling fan, bar fridge with mini bar, LED screen TV with DSTV, coffee/tea facilities, microwave oven and hairdryer. There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the guesthouse. A laundry service is provided and washed & ironed items will be ready the next day. Secure parking is available on the premises. There is a large swimming pool & braai area in the garden.
There are a number of world-class golf courses nearby and Kingston Place will arrange tee-off times for guests. Various outings can also be arranged, including trips to the Hluhluwe game reserve and trips to the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Deep-sea fishing can be arranged with Casea Charters who are extremely experienced in this area.
Located two minutes from Umhlanga Rock's Blue Flag beaches, five minutes from the Gateway Shopping & Entertainment Centre and fifteen minutes from Durban's King Shaka airport, enjoy Mannar House's convenience all year round with the subtropical climate of the Kwa-Zulu Natal coastline.
Guests have a choice of either staying in the Bed & Breakfasts or the Self Catering vacation rental apartment. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and the bedrooms have their own private entrances leading onto either private gardens or the patio and pool area.
All rooms have air-conditioning with DSTV and free high-speed fibre is available throughout. There is a swimming pool and jacuzzi and secure undercover parking is provided. Airport transfers and tours are available on request and Manaar House provides a free taxi service to the Umhlanga Village EatOut.
English / Continental breakfasts are served in either the dining room or the enclosed patio overlooking the pool. Small lunches, dinners and sandwiches can be provided by prior arrangement.
Sandals Guest House
A five-star guest house that is situated within easy walking distance of the Umhlanga Rocks beaches.
The luxury en-suite rooms are all uniquely and individually styled in warm earthy colours. There is also a two-bedroom apartment which sleeps four people featuring two en-suite bedrooms, an open plan dining area, a kitchen and a lounge with a large patio.
Free high-speed internet access is available through the guest house. All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with king-size extra length beds, satellite TV, telephone, dressing table and hairdryer plus private safes.
The two-bedroom apartment's kitchen is fully equipped and includes a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and under counter stove with glass hob.
Rooms are serviced twice a day and include gowns, luxury towels, face cloths, shampoo, creams and soaps. Towels for the beach and terrace swimming pool are also provided. A laundry service is also available.
Ocean Vista Guest House
Ocean Vista is a short drive from Umhlanga beach and is in close proximity to the La Lucia Ridge and Umhlanga Ridge business parks. It is conveniently close to the main road connecting you to the airport, CBD, ICC, sports stadiums, promenade, upmarket shopping centres and many good restaurants.
With sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, Ocean Vista is a truly unique property, combining fresh contemporary design with warm and congenial hospitality. The concierge desk operated by your hosts brings years of local experience and knowledge, speaking 4 languages: English, Serbo-Croatian, Zulu and Afrikaans. Lunch or dinner can be enjoyed at many places close to the guest house and the hosts are always happy to guide you about where to dine and shop and what to see.
Ocean Vista boasts contemporary architecture and a compact interior, with a magnificent top floor communal area and 7 guest suites, specifically designed for panoramic views, serenity and comfort. Accommodating 14 guests at the most ensures an intimate and more exclusive stay.