Hotel & Lodge

Ideally located only a half hour drive from Durban and 10 minutes from the King Shaka International Airport, Zimbali Coastal Resort is a world-renowned estate regarded as the most prestigious mixed use resort in Africa. Combined seamlessly with the resort amenities, offering a secure, private environment of luxury and prestige at the most exclusive coastal location on the Kwa-Zulu Natal north coast.
The Zimbali Coastal Resort has ample amenities on offer including two world class hotels: The beautiful Zimbali Lodge and luxurious Fairmont Zimbali Resort. Both hotels have outstanding restaurants with al fresco dining and renowned international chefs.
For more information or to make a booking at Zimbali Lodge or Fairmont Zimbali Resort call +27 (0)32 538-5000.

Hotel & Lodge

Zimbali Country Club

The remains of a ruined farmhouse framing an ageing wild fig tree dominates the entrance to the clubhouse. The clubhouse has been designed and decorated in an African Classical theme, with handcrafted décor, fittings and furnishings.

Raised decks provide elevated course and sea views, trees grow through decking leading down to the 18th green, and parking bays were carefully planned to minimize impact on the forest surrounds. Impeccable service, superb catering, a well-appointed and stocked Pro Shop and plush cloakrooms enhance the venue even further.


Willowstream Spa

The Willow Stream Spa creates a balanced state of well-being that emanates the resorts’ energy. Guests can treat themselves to the health and luxury they deserve, with a whole range of therapies such as: full body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and massages.

The Willow Stream Spa has been designed for guests to draw on the energy, the light and colours of the sea that Fairmont Zimbali Resort provides.

For more information or to make a booking, visit the Willow Stream Spa website or call +27 (0)32 538-5000

Valley of The Pools

The magnificent Valley of the Pools, a seamless collection of pools that overlook the Indian Ocean with amazing panoramic views, is probably one of the most popular spots in Zimbali. Both residents and visitors make use of this facility to soak up the sun and watch the beautiful waves come rolling in towards them. Our stunning pools include a training pool for the active and a heated pool.


Holiday Rentals

Zimbali Coastal Resort has evolved primarily as an investment portfolio for many owners who live outside of the province, and for the vacation guests to have the benefits of comfort and a home away from home.

Zimbali Rentals portfolio of homes provides vacation guests with an array of choices, ranging from luxurious, lavish beachfront villas to romantic, captivating forest and golf vista hideaways; there is a perfect villa to suit every taste.

Contact a rental agent, or view our catalogue of rental homes.


Bushbuck Club

Open to residents and holiday families, the Bushbuck Club offers holiday programs, markets, a deli, and a function venue for birthday parties and special functions. There is also a gymnasium (residents only), swimming pools, tennis courts, squash courts, cricket nets and a kick about field to keep everyone happy.

For more information regarding the activities offered at the Bushbuck Club and Bushbuck Pools, as well as to book your next function at this amazing facility, please feel free to contact Mary at the ZEMA office on +27 (0)32 538-4300.

To contact the Bushbuck Club Deli call +27(0)32 538-1154.



Equipped with the latest modcons, the Bushbuck Club (BBC) Gymnasium is a world-class fitness facility where Zimbali residents can engage in healthy physical exercise. It boasts a wide range of Technogym cardio and weight-bearing equipment as well as a separate aerobics studio.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 05:00 to 20:00
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 07:00 to 12:00
Please note that the gym is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Telephone: +27 (0)32 538-1481
Email: Sarah Glover –
Dwain Swiegers –

Click here to view the class timetable.


Magnificent Homes

These magnificent homes are an indulgent escape with an unprecedented level of luxury. The resort boasts 1,200 exceptional residential opportunities located within the coastal forest and surrounding the Tom Weiskopf Signature golf course.

For sales and rentals contact one of our agents.

Magnificant Homes