An ideal retreat when it comes to getting-away-from-it-all and relaxing, Farimont Zimbali Resort is one of Southern Africa's most exclusive hideaways, set within the serene confines of a coastal forest reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal - a natural sub-tropical paradise and home to dolphins and a myriad of sea and bird life.
Located just 16 km from King Shaka Airport, the resort overlooks the incredible Indian Ocean and is surrounded by lush vegetation and beautiful indigenous gardens. The superb 18-hole championship golf course has been designed specifically for use by golf cart and offers one of the most breathtaking, scenic golf experiences in the world.
Guests can soak up the sun and the splendour of the beach, or relax around any of the 5 outdoor swimming pools. Eight contemporary dining and entertainment venues offer a dazzling range of appetizing options to tantalise your taste buds. With a selection of light to full-course meals, local delicacies and ethnic dishes, you are assured of a memorable experience.
The Willow Stream Spa offers a range of treatments.
Guests have a choice of luxury accommodation. The Deluxe Rooms have uninterrupted sea views and offer an impressive 46 square metre space. These spacious rooms capture the essence of contemporary African living with their stylish decor. The Deluxe Garden Rooms are slightly smaller, at 43 square metres, and offer tranquil garden views. The Deluxe Sea View Rooms feature an exquisite full view of the Indian Ocean from their own private walk-on patios.
The Junior Suites offer an array of scenery, including sea views, gardens and the main hotel pool. The Deluxe Suites have an impressive full kitchen, partitioned from the dining areas by sliding doors, a lounge and dining area that leads onto a large patio offering an array of views, including the ocean, gardens and the main hotel pool. For those wanting even more space, there are the majestic Seaview Suites, the exclusive Penthouse Suite and the epitome of luxury, the 417 square meter Presidential Suite.
Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
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Breakfast is included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
Fairmont Zimbali Resort Location.
Directions For Drivers
From the South (King Shaka International Airport and the City of Durban): 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.
From the North: 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.
General Information For Guests
All guest rooms at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort offer the following amenities: internet access, large luxurious bathtubs, air-conditioning, in-room safe, Fairmont bathrobes and slippers, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.
An overnight laundry service is available (additional cost).
Complimentary valet parking is available to all guests.
There is a fitness centre and 5 swimming pools thoughout the property, as well as 2 all-weather, floodlit tennis courts. Tennis rackets and balls are available for use by guests.
The secluded beach pool is equipped with umbrellas, loungers and refreshments are provided. This stretch of coastline is not designated for swimming, however other bathing beaches are located nearby.
There is a dedicated Concierge Team that can arrange transportation services, restaurant reservations and resort activities.
If you are looking for the lastest fashion, accessories, pharmacies, supermarkets or electronic equipment, nearby Ballito (1 km away) offers plenty of choices. The Gateway Shopping Mall located in Umhlanga (20 minute drive south) is the biggest shopping mall in the Southern Hemisphere and includes cinemas, 4x4 track, indoor climbing wall, wave-surfing facility and well over 300 stores. The Mall is open 7 days per week.
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