Fairmont Zimbali Resort, situated inside the exclusive Zimbali Coastal Estate, is a tranquil retreat offering the utmost in stylish comfort and unrivalled service. Located 5 minutes from the bustling holiday town of Ballito, 20 minutes from Umhlanga and 30 minutes from Durban, this beachfront North Coast hotel provides easy access to the province’s attractions. Situated 16km from King Shaka International Airport, the Fairmont Zimbali Resort is easily accessible.
We run year-round activities, events and promotional offers to create the perfect all season resort destination. View our current Hotel Offers for more information.
Our Durban Resort Hotel features 154 guest rooms and suites, including a Penthouse and Presidential suite, as well as 18 Fairmont Heritage Place villas.
State of the art conference facilities include 2 boardrooms, a 240-square-meter ballroom as well as a courtyard and pre-function space. These areas are perfect for accommodating a wide range of corporate and social functions.
The hotel provides guests with a variety of dining options in Ballito. Guests can indulge at OSA, an Indian Fusion restaurant serving local and international curry favourites or experience the vibrant of Mexican atmosphere at Ayoba. Known for its international dinner buffets, Coral Tree, offers an indulgent experience for the most refined of palates. Savour afternoon tea in Dalchini or 31 Degrees, while enjoying an uninterrupted view of the Indian Ocean.
Relax and unwind at our Willow Stream Spa, or increase your heart rate with an exhilarating workout at the Health Club. Kids will be entertained at the Y-Univers Kids Club, while you enjoy a round of golf at the Zimbali Country Club.
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.
We would like to make all our valued guests aware that due to the expansion of our conference facilities, there is currently construction taking place adjacent to the hotel. We expect this to have a minimal impact on our guest experience. The construction will take place during office hours only and noise levels will be managed carefully during this time. Weekends as well as peak holiday periods will be excluded. Should you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact us.