FOOD AND BEVERAGE CHOICES: Fairmont Zimbali Resort’s range of appetizing dining options, from light to full-course meals, local delicacies to ethnic themed dishes, will satisfy every palate.

BUSINESS SERVICES: We offer a convenient, full-service business center, complete with work stations, highspeed Internet, phone and fax lines, and photocopying services.

WEDDINGS: One special day, one special moment held at one special place. Capture memories and experience romance in a setting that brings your dreams to reality. The ultimate, most breathtaking wedding awaits you. With a variety of venues to choose from for both the ceremony and reception you will be spoilt for choice.Your wedding day is one of the most important days in your life and therefore should be remembered for all the right reasons. Whether your style is barefoot on the beach for 2 or black tie in the ballroom for 300, Fairmont Zimbali Resort has the ideal setting for you.

An unspoiled shoreline, rolling hills and lush flora have come to define the Zimbali Coastal Resort region. Set along South Africa’s sublime east coast, nestled between a forest reserve and a shimmering sea, the resort’s exquisite natural beauty is dotted with pockets of urban flair and enhanced by the rich Zulu heritage of the KwaZulu-Natal province. Part cultural wonderland, the region boasts thousand-year-old battlefields and renowned eco-parks; part natural playground, it offers unique game-viewing and safari opportunities. And it’s yours to enjoy, in comfort and with world-renowned service, at Fairmont Zimbali Resort, an exclusive and elegant gateway to nature.

The Hotel


Facilities & Activities

Zimbali Resort


Our 154 well-appointed rooms offer scintillating views of the Indian Ocean, oversized verandas, and elegant decor of stone, wood and earth tones inspired by the area’s breathtaking natural surroundings.

​​Guest Room Amenities and Features

  • Spectacular Indian Ocean views
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Large, luxurious bathtubs
  • Video-on-demand system, with access to hit movies and games

WILLOW STREAM: A visit to our Willow Stream Spa, with 8 treatment and steam rooms, promises a respite that will leave you soothed, pampered and revitalized.
FITNESS FACILITIES: We offer fitness facilities, and several swimming pools throughout the property.

Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers easy access to:

  • Game-viewing and safari outings, hiking and mountain biking, and dolphin tours
  • Historical Zulu battlefields
  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park and uKhahlamba/Drakensburg Park, each a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • The Zimbali Country Club’s Tom Weiskopf designed 18-hole golf course, as well as other renowned golf courses nearby. A new Gary Player designed 18-hole course, is also planned for the resort
  • Soccer, rugby, cricket, polo and rally races.