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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.
Cosmopolitan flair and traditional Zulu accents permeate the 154 guest rooms and suites at Fairmont Zimbali Resort. Adding to the offerings is a variety of food and beverage experiences, Willow Stream Spa and fitness centre. At Fairmont Zimbali Resort, our legendary hospitality and attention to detail create an atmosphere of pure paradise—a place where you can effortlessly immerse yourself in Africa’s unforgettable charm and allure.
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Accommodation

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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Map and Directions


  • Take the N2 North toward Stanger/Richards Bay. Take the Ballito/Compensation Road off-ramp, exit 210.

    Turn right over the N2, towards Ballito, pass the Lifestyle Shopping Centre and turn right onto the M4, toward Durban.

    Fairmont Zimbali Resort is on the left-hand side.

  • Travel south on the N2 towards Durban. Take the Ballito/Compensation Road off-ramp, exit 210.

    Turn left towards Ballito, pass the Lifestyle Shopping Centre and turn right onto the M4, toward Durban.

    Fairmont Zimbali Resort is on the left-hand side.

  • Complimentary valet parking is available to guests of the hotel.

Guest Services

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.
  • Babysitting
  • Check-In / Check-Out
  • Concierge / Bell Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Parking
  • Transfers
  • Business Services

Dining

From seasonally inspired menus to dining experiences that will satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing just for you.

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