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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Ballito resort in Zimbali with 9 restaurants


Located near the airport, this family-friendly resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Casuarina Beach, Ballito Beach, and Thompson's Bay Beach. Umdloti Beach is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) away.

Resort Features

9 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a golf course are available at this resort. Valet parking is free. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a bar/lounge.

Room Amenities

All 154 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with WiFi and balconies. Guests will also find minibars, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Parking area
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Fairmont Zimbali Resort features a golf course and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 9 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 a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and a meeting room. This luxury resort also offers a health club, a children's club, and gift shops/newsstands. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Number of restaurants - 9 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 154 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 2009 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

Fairmont Zimbali Resort has 9 restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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Nearby Things to Do

A golf course and a health club are featured at the resort. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor pool.

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

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Spa Services

Williow Stream Spa has 9 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and massages. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 500 per night.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • All citizens of South Africa will be charged the national value-added tax
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.
  • Breakfast fee: ZAR 170 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: ZAR 30 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 30 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 500 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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