Hotels in Umhlanga Rocks

The Oyster Box Hotel

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. 

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. 

Summary of Services

86 luxury rooms, suites and villas to choose from

Full daily breakfast included in rate

Complimentary mineral water, tea and coffee making facilities

Fresh fruit and flowers

Individually controlled air-conditioning

Ceiling fans

Flat Screen Satellite TV with over 25 channels to choose from

Movies on demand

In-room CD/DVD players

Housekeeping service twice daily

Iron and ironing board

Soap and Pillow menus

Two direct dial telephone lines with voice mail

Complimentary high-speed wifi

Heated towel rails

Well stocked mini-bar

In-room safe

Beach gear - sun umbrellas, beach bags, balls, bats and suntan lotion(collect at reception)


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.


   Summary of Services


8 uniquely designed suites

Extra length beds in all rooms

Air conditioning

Private Balconies

Open-plan bathrooms with rain dance showers

Each room has a home entertainment system with an LCD screen and DVD player

iPod docking stations

Complimentary WiFi internet

Swimming pool & gym

Teremok Spa open daily

24-hour reception

Walking distance to the beach

Secure off-road parking

Complimentary laundry & ironing service

Local shuttle service

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 the 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

 Summary of Services


2 Presidential Suites, 7 Cabana Rooms, 3 Cabana Suites, 3 Suites and 73 Standard Rooms

Guests receive a complimentary dedicated 750 MB per day

Fitness centre

Private Trainer is available on request

2 poolside Gazebos for private massage and treatments

Mangwanani poolside massage treatments

Heated swimming pool

Complimentary DVD library

Complimentary round of golf at Mount Edgecombe Golf Course, subject to availability, with every room booked

Complimentary Valet Pressing of 2 items on the day of arrival

Concierge Service

Business Services with self-service workstations

Business centre with printer, internet access and photocopier facilities



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, 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 to the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Deep-sea fishing can be arranged with Casea Charters who are extremely experienced in this area.

Summary of Services

Large swimming pool and braai area

Full bar on the premises

Laundry service including washing and ironing by latest next day

Safe onsite parking

Free Wi-Fi

All rooms air-conditioned with ceiling fans

Bar fridge with mini-bar in each room

LED TV’s with DSTV

Coffee and tea facilities with microwave in each room

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Manaar House

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 Manaar 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 internet 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. 

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Summary of Services

King, Queen and Double size beds

En-suite bathrooms

Bar fridge and tea/coffee making facilities in all rooms

DSTV Satellite TV in all bedrooms - Select Channels

Secure undercover parking

Laundry service for a small nominal fee

Swimming pool & Jacuzzi

Safe for valuables

Rooms serviced daily

Fax / Email facilities are available

Babysitting service by prior arrangement, for a small nominal fee (Self-Catering Apartment Only)

Braai (Barbeque) facilities

Tours and car hire can be arranged at an additional charge

Close proximity to major shopping centres, restaurants, beaches, several world-class golf courses, private hospitals and casinos

Free transfer to the Umhlanga Village from Manaar House

Sandals Guest House


Summary of Services


Free secured parking

Free high-speed internet

All rooms air-conditioned

Extra length beds

Leisure or business travellers welcome

En-suite bathrooms

Tea and coffee facilities

Satellite TV

Private safe

Rooms serviced twice daily

Laundry service 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.


Summary of Services

Indoor and outdoor dining areas.

​A sumptuous breakfast included in the room rate.

Panoramic sun deck and private balconies with comfortable furniture and stunning ocean views.

Guest lounge/reading area.

Swimming pool.

Indigenous garden.

Off street parking.

Limited honesty bar.

Outdoor gas braai.

laundry and Ironing Service on request, at additional charge.

Luggage storage.

Local Taxis, Airport transfer and car rentals, at additional charge.