This vast, exclusive Durban hotel on the Zimbali coastal region offers guests an elegant gateway to nature. Set along South Africa’s sublime east coast, it’s nestled between a forest reserve and a shimmering sea. It’s a contemporary environment with features to reflect the Zulu heritage of the KwaZulu-Natal province. It’s easily accessible from King Shaka International Airport, which is just 20km away and Durban city itself, with complimentary valet parking available.
Relax and revive at Zimbali’s world famous Willow Stream Spa where highly trained therapists whisk you away from your everyday stress and leave feeling like a new person. Unwind before your treatment in the Zimbali spa terrace for spectacular ocean views, before a dip in the mineral pool, and a steam shower. Choose from an extensive treatment menu that includes everything, from indulgent marula milk baths to stress-busting massages and tailored treatments to suit particular health needs.
Guests at Fairmont Zimbali Resort have one of South Africa’s best golf courses on their doorstep. Coupled with the upmarket Pro Shop and the services of our PGA Golf Professional, Mario van Zyl, Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers a one stop golfing experience. Guests also enjoy special rates when playing at Zimbali Country Club.
Each of the resort’s 154 well-appointed rooms offer panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from generous verandas. The décor incorporates natural stone, wood and earthy tones inspired by the area’s breathtaking natural surroundings. Guests can also expect large luxurious bathtubs, tea and coffee making facilities, fluffy Fairmont bathrobes and slippers and bathrooms equipped with Le Labo Rose 31 luxury products.
As a self-contained resort set within the confines of a coastal forest reserve, the Zimbali is an exclusive hideaway with everything to entertain guests. This includes tennis courts, golf, a gym and five outdoor swimming pools. If you fancy exploring further afield, guests can soak up the sun on the beach, discover the Aerial Boardwalk in the Dlinza Forest for bird and butterfly watching or enjoy forest walks.
The Zimbali Resort boasts a fabulous nine contemporary dining and entertainment venues offering a selection of light to full-course meals, local delicacies and ethnic dishes. Whether you are looking for a formal dinner or casual pizza next to the pool, Fairmont Zimbali Resort has something for any occasion.
P.O. Box 17ZimbaliNorth of DurbanSouth Africa