The Best Zimbali Weddings & Venues

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 Creating Your Perfect Day

The Best Zimbali Wedding Venues

Marriage, a symbol of love and unity, the coming together of two hearts and two minds. Your big day should be all you’ve have imaged and more! The Zimbali Costal Resort offers couples a unique and elegant take on weddings, with plenty of venues and trimmings to choose from to make your wedding day perfectly tailored to couples. Zimbali not only recognises but also celebrates each couples uniqueness. The following article will act as a guide whereby couples can potentially realises their wedding day dreams, as they come to see what Zimbali has to offer.

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Wedding Facilities Provided:

Locations In Summary:

  1. Hotel & Associated Facilities

    • Zimbali Lodge

    • Zimbali Fairmont Resort

  2. Country Club & Associated Facilities

  3. Zimbali Beach Facilities In Summary:

  4. Chapel

  5. Courtyards

  6. Ballrooms

  7. Restaurants

  8. Decks & Terraces

  9. Beach

Wedding Venues:

Zimbali Lodge Weddings


The Zimbali Lodge is a hotel/lodge located within the Zimbali Coastal Estate. It was established as the original hotel lodging facility within Zimbali, and its classy, resort-style architecture is tucked away in amongst the leaning palms and subtropical gardens of the North Coast. The lodge includes 18 hotel suites and 35 self-catering vacation ownership units, making it a convenient place for family and guests to stay for destination weddings. The accommodation showcases a harmonious blend between classic and modern styles, by way of its architectural style and materiality.

Wedding Venues at the Zimbali Lodge:

At the Zimbali Lodge, two venues are on offer for your big day.

Palm Court

Picture the bride to be effortlessly gliding down a grand colonial staircase. She is then lead out to the ceremony spot which looks out beyond the blue infinity pool, towards the Indian Ocean. Avenues of palms encompass the beautiful couple, as their guests are seated, enjoying the tropical, love-filled ambience. Palm Court Features: -Caters for maximum of 90 people -Outdoors -Sea View/Facing -Poolside/Pool views -Decking & Grass -Lush, Tropical Vegetation Surroundings

The Ngwenya Terrace

With magnificent sea views in the background, the Ngwenya Terrace is an open terrace with exposed dark wood beams. This terrace is intimate and quaint, as it lies under the shelter of. The lush indigenous forest of Zimbali. The proximity of the deck is nearby the cascading infinity pool, and the views are that of the championship golf course and picturesque hills, making it a perfect romantic spot for a ceremony.

The Ngwenya Terrace Features:

  • Caters for maximum of 90 people

  • Outdoors

  • Championship Golf Course View/Facing

  • Mountain Views/Facing

  • Pool views -Decking

  • Lush, Tropical Vegetation Surroundings

Fairmont Zimbali Resort Weddings


The Fairmont Zimbali Resort is located within the luxurious Zimbali Coastal Estate. It offers elegance and sophistication, providing guests with style, comfort, luxury, and quality service. The hotel has 154 facilities for guests to stay in. These facilities range from rooms to suites, Penthouses to Presidential Suites, as well as Heritage Place Villas (18 in total). The architecture of the Fairmont is sleek and contemporary, offering views of the Indian Ocean, it features oversized verandas and balconies, elegant stone walls and decorative features, and earthy, warm, wood tones. The proximity of the hotel is excellent, being close to the variety of facilities located in Ballito, as well as the King Shaka Airport. The hotel is a perfect venue for weddings and provides excellent options for honeymoon stays for the couple or destination wedding accommodation for guests.

Wedding Venues:

At the Zimbali Fairmont Resort,, two venues are on offer for your big day.

Marula Ballroom

The Marula Ballroom is a reception venue that embodies elegance and luxury. This spectacular facility has glorious high ceilings. It is the perfect blend of contemporary design mixed with earthy tones that showcase the natural elements of the Zimbali Estate. The venue is comprised of a pre-function space, a courtyard, wooden walkways, water features, and a ballroom, all of which have access to the main hotel.

Marula Ballroom Features:

  • Caters for up to 250 Guests

  • Contemporary Design With Warm, Natural Tones

  • Heigh Ceilings

  • Courtyards

  • Pre-Function Area

  • Wooden Walkway Entrance

  • Connection To Main Hotel


OSA Signature Restaurant

This modern and elegant restaurant serves as an astonishing venue for weddings. The restaurant area feeds out onto an exquisite deck that overlooks water features and provides guests with a view of the Ocean. The OSA Venue provides an atmosphere that is vibrant and fun, making it the perfect place for a celebration. a pre-function space, a courtyard, wooden walkways, water features, and a ballroom, all of which have access to the main hotel. One major perk of using this venue is the access you gain to the Vinum wine bar located upstairs or the OSA Restaurant.

OSA Signature Restaurant Features:

  • Caters for up to 250 Guests.

  • Exquisite Deck

  • Sea Views

  • Deck Overlooks Water Features

  • Access To Vinum Wine Bar

  • Connection To Main Hotel


Zimbali Beach Weddings


If your dreams are made of beach weddings, then Zimbali Beach is a good choice for your wedding ceremony! The beach sand is warm, and the atmosphere is breezy, and the views of the Indian Ocean are to die for. Couples and their guests can enjoy a serene ceremony, unique to most, with the luxury of the facilities of the Fairmont Hotel being a stone throw away.

Zimbali Beach Venue Features:

  • Caters for up to 90 People

  • Indian Ocean Views

  • Unique Ceremony Experience –

  • Stunning Pictures

  • Close/Linked to Fairmont Hotel with Access to all Amenities

Zimbali Country Club


The Zimbali Country Club encapsulates a special kind of experience that can be enjoyed if chosen. The 18 hole course designed by Tom Weiskopf is e prominent feature at this venue, as views of it can be seen from areas within and around the clubhouse. Whether you are playing a round of golf or attending a function such as a wedding, the staff are attentive and service-oriented. Personal touches are encouraged and added to make your wedding day personal and memorable.

Wedding Venues: At the Zimbali Country Club, two venues are on offer for your big day.

The Chapel Deck

Secluded and Intimate, this venue is nestled in the indigenous forest of Zimbali, amongst birds, butterflies, and blooms. Here, romance resides in the air and the ambience is emotive and sensual. Vibrant parties are enjoyed, with views overlooking the golf course.

The Chapel Deck Features:

  • Caters for up to 90 People

  • Decking

  • Championship Golf Course Views

  • Intimate & Beautiful

  • Lush Vegetation


Crowned Eagle Restaurant

This Balinese style restaurant is located within the forest of Zimbali. It offers users gorgeous views of the ocean which can be experienced from the restaurant’s terrace. Romantic and intimate, the Crowned Eagle Restaurant offers a natural feeling environment with all the luxuries a wedding venue should offer.

Crowned Eagle Features:

  • Caters for up to 100 People

  • Banquet Seating Style

  • Forest Views

  • Ocean Views

  • Open Terrace

  • Extravagant Dining