Fairmont Zimbali Resort
Durban, South Africa
Located on the stunning South African coastline, perfectly placed between the forest reserve and the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean, offering an idyllic retreat alongside a luxury feel and service that is second to none, the 5-star Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers the perfect getaway.
The 5-star Fairmont Zimbali Resort has the luxury of being within 10-minutes of Zimbali Country Club - one of South Africa’s best golf courses. The Tom Wieskopf design offers a perfect mixture of rolling fairways and scenic changes in elevation, winding itself through the Zimbali indigenous forest. Just 45-minutes away is the Prince’s Grant Golf Estate, with an excellent course and facilities.
The 5-star Fairmont Zimbali Resort is located within the private Zimbali Coastal Estate set perfectly on the South African coastline, with the Indian Ocean on your doorstep. With 154 guest rooms and suites to choose from, alongside both the Penthouse and Presidential suites, there is a huge variety. Or stay in one of the 18 Fairmont Heritage Place villas available for a more private experience.
Restaurant & Bars
Guests can dine and drink in any of the 10 restaurants and bars available onsite, offering a variety of cuisine and atmosphere. Relax at the Willow Stream Spa with the wide range of treatments and health and beauty services provided. Within an hour there are a wide range of high-quality golf courses, including the Zimbali Country club, just 10-minutes from the resort. The Fairmont Zimbali Resort is not just a place to stay in between rounds of golf, it offers a wide range of other activities that suit both couples and families. The Fiasco Kid’s club, the perfect place for children to have fun whilst you enjoy a round of golf.
Spa & Leisure
The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Zimbali Resort guarantees relaxation and revitalisation. Whether you enjoy the picturesque spa terrace or relax with your loved one in the tranquil couples’ lounges, you are sure to feel rejuvenated. The Willow Steam Spa contains nine treatment rooms, three outdoor cabanas, steam rooms, as well as a wide range of health and beauty services all delivered by trained experts.
Located within 20-minutes of the hustle and bustle of tourist town Ballito, and just 30- minutes from Durban. The resort is also just 20-minutes from the King Shaka International Airport.
Alongside enjoying the luxury of the Fairmont Zimbali Resort and the many high-quality golf courses located nearby, there are plenty of other activities to indulge in. The Port Natal Maritime Museum offers a unique and insightful experience. If you are looking for a more extreme outing, the ‘Wild 5 Adventures’ offers the ultimate rush - jumping off the edge of Lehr’s waterfall onto the world’s highest gorge swing is bound to get your heart racing. Forest walks allows guests to experience the calm of the sub-tropical forest, alongside a glimpse of South African wildlife. The ‘Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide’ also allows guests to experience close up views of the magnificent vulture, from easily accessible cliff vantage points.
Golfers at Zimbali Country Club will experience amazing wildlife and a combination of enjoyment and difficulty; true to the Tom Weiskopf philosophy. Interesting and tricky tee placements provide a true challenge to any golfer. From holes 1 to 11 you will enjoy majestic viewing points from which you can take in this magnificent piece of land, with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. From 12 onwards, the course engrosses itself in Zimbali’s indigenous forest.