Sophistication & Elegance on the Dolphin Coast


Ask about our Unlimited Golf and Free Night Packages at this resort!

The Resort: Cosmopolitan flair and traditional Zulu accents permeate the hotel’s 154 guest rooms and suites, each with scintillating views of the warm Indian Ocean. Adding to the superb offerings are nine exquisite food and beverage experiences

The Lodge: Revel in one of 76 elegant rooms and suites, whose warm wood and autumn tones evoke the natural splendour that surrounds this five-star lodge. Enjoy the service of an on-call butler, who anticipates and attends to your every need.

Golf: The Tom Weiskopf Design Golf Course is constantly amongst the highest rates courses in South Africa.


• Safari outings, including Big Five game viewing
• Dolphin- and whale-watching tours
• Historic Zulu battlefields
• iSimangaliso Wetland Park and uKhahlamba/Drakensberg Park, each a UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Exhilarating golf, including the Zimbali Country Club’s Tom Weiskopf–designed 18-hole championship course and the famous Durban Country Club

On KwaZulu-Natal’s Dolphin Coast, under an abundant forest canopy, you will find Zimbali – Zulu for “valley of flowers.” A sanctuary unlike any other in South Africa, this charming and unspoiled region is a nature lover’s wonderland. Dappled shadows from the lush vegetation and cool breezes from the Indian Ocean leave their mark on your soul. Endless beaches and clear skies invite you to relax and dream. Within this subtropical paradise, set within the serene confines of a coastal forest reserve, you will find the highest expression of exclusive hospitality: Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. Whether visiting for business or leisure, guests will enjoy five-star service, including on-call butler service, ensuring an unforgettable African experience.


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Fairmont Zimbali Resort

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge

  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
  • Zimbali Resort Pool
  • Zimbali Lodge Pool
  • Lodge Room
  • Bar at Zimbali Lodge
  • Bar Mahkaza Beach Club
  • Zimbali Resort Deluxe Suite
  • Deluxe Suite Bathroom
  • Zimbali Coastline
  • Zimbali Golf 1
  • Zimbali Golf 2
  • Zimbali Golf 3
  • Zimbali Golf 5
  • Zimbali Golf