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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Fairmont Zimbali Resort situated inside the élite Zimbali Coastal Estate is a tranquil retreat offering the utmost in stylish comfort and unrivalled service. Located 5km from the bustling holiday town of Ballito, 26km from Umhlanga, 35km from Durban and 16km from King Shaka International Airport, this beachfront North Coast hotel features 154 guest rooms and suites, with a Penthouse and Presidential Suite, and 18 Fairmont Heritage Place villas, and is easily access to the province’s attractions.


Our 154 well-appointed rooms offer scintillating views of the Indian Ocean, oversized verandas, and elegant decor of stone, wood and earth tones inspired by the area’s breathtaking natural surroundings.

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Fairmont Zimbali Resort is a lifetime away from the madding crowd, set within the serene confines of a coastal forest reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Fairmont Zimbali Resort is South Africa's most exclusive hideaway in nature's most perfect setting.
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