The Oceanic is situated within walking distance of Durban’s beachfront, a mere 35km from King Shaka International Airport.The resort offers 37 luxury high-rise apartments, a stylish restaurant offering divine Italian cuisine and room service, Jacuzzi and entertainment facilities for the whole family. Guests can gather around the communal braai and swimming pool for family fun or a social dining experience. The luxurious, fully equipped and serviced apartments offer all the amenities needed to ensure a comfortable stay.The Oceanic is ideal for those looking to relax, soak up the sun at the on-site pool and enjoy all the fun-filled activities Durban has to offer.
These comfortable apartments are equipped to cater for all your holiday requirements with a full kitchen, telephone, TV/M-Net/DSTV and air-conditioning. You have a choice of 1, 2 or 3-bedroom apartments with bathrooms en suite.
In your Room
Crockery & Cutlery
Tea & Coffee Station
Iron & ironing Board
In-Room Dining /Room service
1 Bedroom Apartment
The one bedroom apartments at The Oceanic feature views of the Durban skyline with a choice of single or double beds in the main bedroom and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay and there is a sleeper couch, suitable for children under 12 years old, in the lounge. Floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and unit 86: 1 bedroom - 2 sleeper
2 Bedroom Apartment
The spacious two bedroom apartments at The Oceanic feature views of the Durban skyline with a queen-size bed in the main bedroom, single beds in the second bedroom, the en- en-suite bathroom has a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin while the second bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay. There is a sleeper couch in the lounge suitable for 2 children under the age of 12 years old. Floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and unit 86: 2 bedroom - 4 sleeper
1 Bedroom Superior Apartment
The spacious one bedroom apartments at The Oceanic feature views of the Durban skyline with a choice of single or double beds in the main bedroom and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay and there is a sleeper couch, suitable for children under 12 years old, in the lounge. Floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and unit 86: 1 bedroom - 2 sleeper
3 Bedroom Apartment
The spacious three bedroom apartments at The Oceanic feature views of the Durban skyline with a queen-size bed in the main bedroom, single beds in the second bedroom, the en suite bathroom has a bathtub, shower, toilet and basin while the second bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessary appliances and equipment for a self-catering stay and there is a sleeper couch in the lounge suitable for children under 12 years of age. Floors 2, 3, 4, 5 and unit 86: 3 bedroom - 6 sleeper
La Vita Restaurant
The Oceanic’s in-house restaurant, La Vita, is a charming, informal setting with a splash of Italian flair, located close to Durban’s North Beach. La Vita is sure to have something to suit your culinary requirements. Don’t miss out on their delicious pizzas!
La Vita offers a full conferencing service including meals, accommodation and conference venues. Various team-building options can be arranged, both indoors and outside, and use of the onsite pool and wellness spa can be included in your event if preferred.
Parking – Open
Parking – Undercover
Parking - Secure
Parking – Trailers
No Pets Allowed
Wheel Chair Friendly
220 Volt Electricity
uShaka Marine World
Exhilarating waterslides, restaurants, quirky shops, exciting dolphin shows, the ‘Dangerous Creatures’ Exhibit, scuba diving, deep sea cruises, ‘behind the scenes’ tours, a beach and an interesting aquarium provide hours of fun at uShaka Marine World.
Moses Mabhida Stadium - Sky Car
Enjoy the scenic SkyCar ride up the Moses Mabhida Stadium arch, before you step onto the platform to take in unparalleled 360º views of Durban and beyond. The SkyCar gives you the opportunity to discover the Durban sights from a 106m-high vantage point.
Moses Mabhida Stadium Big Rush, Big Swing
The Big Rush Big Swing was officially named the world’s tallest swing by the Guinness Book of Records in 2011. Not for the feint-hearted, this thrilling leap swings out into a massive 220m arc, soaring into the centre of this enormous World Cup Stadium.
Umgeni River Bird Park
At Umgeni River Bird Park you are able to view some of the country’s finest and rarest bird species, as well as some from all over the world. Don't miss the exciting free-flight show which takes place daily or a chance to sample their delicious scones.
Durban’s Golden Mile beach boulevard is popular amongst walkers and cyclists, and geared for action with restaurants, a skate park, markets and safe swimming beaches. This iconic walkway is just a short stroll from some of our most popular Durban properties.
The iHeart Market takes place on the first Saturday of each month under Moses Mabhida Stadium’s iconic arches, with locally made and designed jewellery, art, fashion, home décor and accessories to upcycled goods, second hand gems, and amazing food on sale.
Durban’s favourite casino complex features world-class gambling facilities, a selection of popular restaurants and bars, a gaming arcade and movie theatre for your entertainment. Regular events and shows add to the thrills at SunCoast Casino.
Located close to Durban’s Golden Mile Boulevard, Wilson’s Wharf is a picturesque yacht mooring, home to an assortment of eateries overlooking the harbour. Catch a catamaran ride out along Durban’s coastline with Hakuna Matata Charters for under R250.
Ricksha Bus Tour
Experience Durban in a unique way with a fascinating tour through the city on a Ricksha Bus. Tour guides will take you on an unforgettable journey to enjoy Durban’s colourful sights in an open-top double-decker bus. Don’t miss out on experiencing this excellent way to take in all the sights and sounds of Durban.
Holiday Express Adventure Train
Hop on board the Holiday Express Adventure Train. A fun filled, family adventure from Durban to Shongweni farmers and craft market, Salt rock hotel and sugar rush park, Ballito. Let the whole family experience an enjoyable and memorable train ride experience. Operating throughout the year, departing from the premier business lounge, Durban station.
The resort has an emergency supply kit. Pharmacies, clinics and hospitals are nearby.
The Oceanic is suitable for access by wheelchair or for a person using a walking aid.
Durban is a culinary adventure in itself and the journey starts at the Oceanic’s in-house restaurant, La Vita. Here in this quaint and casual setting, garnished with a sprinkling of Italian allure, located close to Durban’s North Beach. A comprehensive a la carte menu is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring all the most popular dishes, La Vita dishes up delicious pizzas, cooked in an authentic wood burning oven, flavourful pastas and seafood dishes as well as the full range of healthy and indulgent breakfasts. Social braai evenings around the pool are a highlight of La Vita’s catering offerings and guests are invited to enjoy watching their favourite teams on the big screen or join us for a drink in the cocktail lounge.
Oceanic’s in-house restaurant, La Vita, is a charming, informal setting with a splash of Italian flair, located close to Durban’s North Beach. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a comprehensive menu of the most popular dishes, La Vita is sure to have something to suit your culinary requirements. Don’t miss out on their delicious pizzas cooked in an authentic wood burning oven and social braai evenings around the pool. Patrons can also enjoy sport on the big screen or relax in the cocktail lounge.
Oceanic offers a full conferencing service including meals, accommodation and conference venues. Many successful events have been held here, from weddings to cocktail functions; and several conference convenors return time after time to make use of our services. Various team-building options can be arranged, both indoors and outside, and use of the onsite pool and braai area can be included in your event if you would like to add an extra dimension to your special occasion.
Standard equipment offered:
La Vita 1
Perfect for functions of up to 50 people, this spacious venue can be arranged in a number of configurations to suit your needs from U-shape for just 30 people, to cinema style. Whether you require an intimate brain-storming session or a larger public speaking venue, La Vita 1 will suit your needs.
La Vita 3
Composed of a combination of La Vita 1 and 2, La Vita 3 is ideal for larger functions from 60 to 120 guests.
La Vita 2
The twin of La Vita 1, La Vita 2 has similar proportions to La Vita 1 and can be set up in all the same configurations according to your needs. La Vita 1 and 2 can be combined to create a venue which can accommodate from 60 people in a U-shape to 50 guests cinema style.
Situated in the heart of cosmopolitan Durban, close to North Beach, with accommodation for all your out of town guests and a full catering service, the Oceanic is perfectly placed to host elegant or informal weddings for up to 120 guests. With two venues to choose from, a restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a fully licensed bar and the option for outdoor braai extravaganzas alongside the sparkling pool at their disposal, our food and beverage professionals at the Oceanic will craft the wedding of your dreams according to your budget and requirements.
La Vita 1
Host your perfect intimate service or wedding reception at this intimate venue which can be set up in a number of configurations. The variety ranges from 40 people in a banquet set up, to 50 people cinema-style. From welcome drinks and snacks to sit down dinners, our catering team will see to all your guests’ culinary needs.
La Vita 2
La Vita 2 is another ideal venue for the smaller wedding or ceremony, with various possible arrangements, ranging from 40 in a banquet configuration, to 50 guests seated cinema-style. Our food and beverage team will see to all your catering needs from delicious canapes and cocktails to tasty poolside grills or set-course dinners.
La Vita 1 and 2
Increase your options by hiring both La Vita 1 and 2 which can be opened up into a spacious venue capable of hosting up to 120 guests cinema-style and 96 guests for a sit-down banquet. Whether you require a table service or a buffet style serving, a simple hearty meal or delicate fine dining, along with snacks, cocktails and bar service, our food and beverage team has got it covered.
- Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
- Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
- air conditioner
- babysitting service
- bar/cocktail lounge
- braai / barbecue - communal
- casino (less than 10km)
- ceiling fans
- DSTV in room - Hotel Package
- free toiletries
- golf (less than 5km)
- hair dryer
- jacuzzi onsite
- kitchen (fully equipped)
- linen & towels provided
- lock-up safe
- outdoor pool
- phone in room
- restaurant onsite
- table tennis
- tea / coffee making facilities
- wheelchair friendly
- wi-fi / hotspot
From King Shaka International Airport head southwest. T
Take the 1st left toward Mdloti Street. Turn left onto Mdloti Street.
Continue onto the M65. Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2.
Take exit 182 for M27 toward Mount Edgecombe/Phoenix/Umhlanga.
Turn left onto the M27.
Take the ramp onto the M4. Turn left onto Somtseu Road.
Take the 2nd left onto Sol Harris Cres. Oceanic will be on your right.
29° 50' 36.9024" S
31° 2' 1.2372" E