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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Kitchen
947 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View
Room with view
980 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
495 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View
947 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Sea View
Room with view
495 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Sea View
Room with view
495 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
527 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View
495 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
Select dates to see price
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
495 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
5-star beach resort with a full-service spa

Popular property highlights

Free valet parking
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly Ballito resort is located near the airport, 1 mi (1.6 km) from Casuarina Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ballito Beach and Thompson's Bay Beach. Umdloti Beach and Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Resort Features

Spend the day relaxing at the nearby beach, practicing your swing on the golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of Fairmont Zimbali Resort's 6 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 154 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include WiFi, minibars, and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Fairmont Zimbali Resort features a full-service spa, a golf course, and 5 outdoor swimming pools. Dining is available at one of the resort's 6 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge).

This 5-star property offers access to a business center. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a fitness center, and a terrace. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Fairmont Zimbali Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of poolside bars - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Year Built - 2009
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free valet parking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Terrace
  • Number of restaurants - 6
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 154
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Golf course on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers 154 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Slippers
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

Coral Tree Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this bistro specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Osa - This restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.

Ma Khaza Beach Club - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves light fare only. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course and outdoor tennis courts are featured at the resort. 5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Skydiving nearby

Spa Services

Williow Stream Spa has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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 extras

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

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: ZAR 30 (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Fairmont Resort Zimbali
  • Fairmont Zimbali
  • Fairmont Zimbali Resort
  • Zimbali Fairmont
  • Zimbali Fairmont Resort
  • Zimbali Resort
  • Zimbali Resort Fairmont
  • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali Resort Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali Ballito

We should mention

Pool access available from 6 AM to 6 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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