Fairmont Zimbali Resort

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Hotel Type: Golf, Spa, Family, Conference, Leisure Address: Zimbali Coastal Estate

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The Fairmont Zimbali Resort is situated 43km north of Durban in South Africa's subtropical province of KwaZulu-Natal. This elegant resort hotel offers a luxurious health and beauty spa, an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and beachfront villas.

Guests are welcome to enjoy the comfort and first-class service which provides an exclusive gateway to nature.


Accommodation options at the resort range from spacious apartments and golf chalets to beach and hillside villa.

Hotel Suites at the Resort

The well-appointed condominium suites at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort are fully furnished, exceptional in their design and generous in their layout. The 154 rooms and suites offer breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. The oversized verandas, and the elegant decor of wood, stone and earth tones are inspired by the natural surroundings of the estate.

Guest room amenities and features:

    Spectacular views over the Indian Ocean High speed Internet access Large bathtubs Video on demand system with access to hit movies and games.

Apartments at the resort

The designer apartments at the resort are set on one of the most beautiful oceanfacing hills within the estate. With beautiful views of the ocean and the coastal forest, these spacious apartments offer modern facilities and features. As these have been built in small blocks of six to twelve units, each apartment enjoys privacy and exclusivity.

Facilities and Services

The Zimbali Estate offers guests a great variety of different facilities during their stay at the resort.

    Willow Stream Spa Personalised services including 24 hr concierge, airport transfers, valet parking and room service Two championship golf courses Gym and beach club Swimming pools Restaurants Golf carts.

Spa Treatments

A visit to the resort's Willow Stream Wellness Centre & Spa with its 9 treatment and steam rooms is highly recommended for pampering and relaxation.

Fitness Facilities

Guests staying at the resort may enjoy challenging work outs while several swimming pools throughout the resort are also available.

Golf Courses

The Tom Weiskopf designed the championship golf course on the estate. The course is rated as one of South Africa's top golfing experiences. The 18 hole par 72 Gary Player golf course features a modern club house and a Gary Player Golf Academy with driving range.

Wining and Dining

The resorts dining options range from light to full course meals, local delicacies to ethnic themed dishes which satisfy every palate. The rustic beach club setting at Ayoba offers a wood-fired pizza oven and barbecue cooking while fine dining can also be enjoyed here.


The 285 square meter ballroom has a seating capacity for 180 guests for sit down banquets and 225 delegates in cinema style for conferences. The 155 square meters of pre-function space allows for pre-registration and cocktail events while the executive meeting venue can accommodates up to 13 delegates in boardroom style seating.

The Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers a business centre which is complete with work stations, high-speed Internet, phone and fax lines and photocopying services.

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