Experience the Zimbali Resort

Zimbali Coastal Resort

Sleep In

Stay at the Zimbali Hotel, Lodge or self catering Suites

The Zimbali Estate

Zimbali hotels

There are 2 luxurious hotels at the resort

Self Catering accommodation

A Zimbali Suite is the perfect option for those looking for self catering apartments

Zimbali Beach & Ocean

Enjoy the Zimbali Beach or one of the many nearby beaches in Ballito

Activities

Tennis, golf, weight training, cricket and many more

Zimbali Activities

Prices per night

The prices depend on where you stay and the size and of the accommodation. Prices start from R 1500 per night

Where is Zimbali Located?

5 Minutes drive from Ballito and 15 minutes from the Airport

The Zimbali Resort is located in Ballito, South Africa. A coastal nature reserve where you can escape and relax from the busy city life. There are many type of wildlife on the resort so be sure to drive slowly and carefully while you are visiting. 

There is a beautiful coastline and access to the beach from the resort. If you stay with us at Suite 506 then you will have a sea view from your balcony on the 5th floor.

The resort is full of private residential estates that provide a secure and private quality lifestyle. The Zimbali Lodge and the Fairmont Hotel offer guests a luxurious relaxing weekend or full week stay. There are many activities for residents and guests including the Zimbali Country Club, swimming pools, restaurants, a spa, gym, Kids play area and more.

The coastal resort is secured and entering the estate is limited to residents and pre approved guests. If you are staying with us at Suite 506 then you need to provide your ID at least 48 hours before your stay so that the Zimbali Security can provide you with access to the Estate.

Here are some detailed directions to Zimbali.

Zimbali Suites Ballito

Zimbali Accommodation options for guests

Post Code for Zimbali

The street code is 4439

The box code is 4418

The Municipality is iLembe

The Province is KwaZulu-Natal

The capital city is Pietermaritzburg

The Country is South Africa

Zimbali Map

Image from Zimbali.com

Directions to Zimbali

Directions to The Zimbali Coastal Resort in Ballito from the South, King Shaka International Airport and the City of Durban

  • On leaving the airport, turn left onto the N2 North towards Stanger and travel for approximately 14 kms (passing through the Tongaat Toll)
  • Take the Ballito/Compensation Road offramp, exit 210
  • Turn right after the stop street to pass over the N2
  • Pass the 1st traffic circle and Lifestyle Centre
  • Next traffic circle, turn right onto the M4 towards Durban
  • Follow the signage until the next traffic circle and turn left to enter the main gate
  • Turn right into the parking area and proceed to the Welcome Centre
  • Our GPS coordinates are -29 32' 45.67"S 31 12' 01.08"E

Directions to The Zimbali Coastal Resort from the North and the wildlife Reserve

  • Travel south on the N2 towards Durban
  • Take the Ballito/Compensation Road offramp, exit 210
  • Turn left towards Ballito
  • Pass the 1st traffic circle and Lifestyle Centre
  • Next traffic circle, turn right onto the M4 towards Durban
  • Follow the signage until next traffic circle and turn left to enter the main gate
  • Turn right into the parking area and proceed to the Welcome Centre
  • Our GPS coordinates are -29 32' 45.67"S 31 12' 01.08"E

Arrival at The Zimbali Coastal Resort

It is recommended to make use of Zimbali’s West Gate as it is the only access for Suites Guests. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the Security Officer who will request your driver’s licence and vehicle license to be scanned. Once you have signed in you may use the North or South Gate in future.

Directions to the Fairmont Zimbali Suites

The West Gate (all guest must arrive at this gate to sign in and get access)

  • Enter the main Zimbali Security Entrance
  • Being careful to adhere to the maximum speed of 40km/hr (they do traffic speed checking and issue direct fines for violation)
  • T-junction, turn right
  • Drive until you pass the tennis courts on your left
  • T-junction, turn right
  • Proceed to the next main circle, turn left so as to proceed towards the Fairmont Hotel
  • Fairmont Zimbali Suites and Hotel are located within the same traffic circle and share the same underground parking

The North Gate

  • Enter the main Zimbali Security Entrance
  • Being careful to adhere to the maximum speed of 40km/hr (they do traffic speed checking and issue direct fines for violation)
  • Proceed through 2 traffic circles about 2km from the entrance, until you arrive at a T-junction
  • T-junction, turn right
  • Proceed until the next main circle, turn left so as to proceed towards the Fairmont Hotel
  • Fairmont Zimbali Suites and Hotel are located within the same traffic circle and share the same underground parking

Parking for Zimbali Suites Guests

You may park anywhere in the underground parking which is situated on the side of the Zimbali Suites and Fairmont Hotel. You may access the lifts from the parking area. Once you have parked and been though the check in at Reception then you can take a walk around the resort and take part in the activities in Zimbali.

Note: Each type of accommodation in Zimbali will have a different location inside the estate