Zimbali Lodge

Fairmont Zimbali Estate, 4390 Ballito, South Africa


Very good

Based on 920 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 450 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property The property offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the nearby Fairmont Zimbali Resort where lunch and dinner service are available.

Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


General description

A modern 5-star paradise with superb relaxation and leisure facilities in Ballito city. Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is ideally located in the vicinity of Umhlali Country Club, The Official Luthuli Museum.
The colonial  decorated rooms are havens of tranquility with premium quality bedding, Ironing Facilities, Seating Area and Closet, while guests will be spoilt for choice with on-site activities and amazing recreational facilities such as , , Outdoor pool and .
Check-in: From 2:00 PM
Check-out: from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


With a stay at Zimbali Lodge in Ballito, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Ballito Beach and Casuarina Beach. This beach hotel is 16.4 mi (26.5 km) from Umdloti Beach and 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from Gateway Theatre of Shopping.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Casuarina Beach - 3.6 km / 2.3 mi
Holla Trails - 5.2 km / 3.3 mi
Ballito Beach - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Thompson's Bay Beach - 5.7 km / 3.6 mi
Luthuli Museum - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
Umdloti Beach - 26.5 km / 16.4 mi
Umhlanga Main Beach - 26.7 km / 16.6 mi
Sibaya Casino - 27.4 km / 17 mi
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve - 28 km / 17.4 mi
Gateway Theatre of Shopping - 28.3 km / 17.6 mi
Dukuza Museum - 30.6 km / 19 mi
King Shaka Memorial - 30.6 km / 19 mi
King Shaka Visitor Centre - 31.2 km / 19.4 mi
Umhlanga Lighthouse - 31.6 km / 19.6 mi
Umhlanga Rocks Beach - 32.3 km / 20.1 mi

The nearest major airport is King Shaka Intl. Airport (DUR) - 17 km / 10.6 mi


Satisfy your appetite at Trophy Bar, a poolside bar which features a garden view. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café. Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.


Luxuriate in one of 0 accommodations decorated in colonial  style at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge. Your unit is furnished with Air conditioning, Minibar, Telephone and safe For more pleasure, there is also a tv with Satellite Channels in addition to Balcony.
When it comes to bathing, you can have a relaxing one in your Private bathroom that is fitted with Shower, Hairdryer and Bathrobe. Housekeeping services are provided.


. Enjoy soothing moments at the Outdoor pool

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Shuttle to airport

  • Babysitting service

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Spa/health club

  • Concierge

  • Laundry service

  • Conference room

  • Outdoor pool

  • Limousine service

  • Children's activities

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Valet parking

  • Parking

  • Wedding services


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Golf course
  • Picnic area
  • Tennis court
Front desk services
  • Bellboy
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Beauty & wellness
  • Spa/health club
  • Business centre
  • Conference room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms
Family friendly
  • Babysitting service
  • Children's activities
  • Wedding services
Pool & beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
Parking & transportation
  • Limousine service
  • Parking
  • Shuttle to airport
  • Valet parking
  • Does Zimbali Lodge offer free breakfast?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have non-smoking rooms

    No, Zimbali Lodge doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have a swimming pool?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does Zimbali Lodge have free Wi-Fi?

    No, Zimbali Lodge does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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