Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach lodge with a full-service spa

Collecting Nectar Points

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Ballito lodge is within 9 mi (15 km) of Casuarina Beach, Ballito Beach and Thompson's Bay Beach. Umdloti Beach and Umhlanga Lighthouse are also within 16 miles (25 km).

Property features

Spend the day relaxing at the beach, practising your swing on Fairmont Zimbali Lodge's golf course or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the lodge's 2 restaurants.

Room amenities

All 76 properties boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and balconies. Premium bedding and separate bathtubs and showers are standard, as are TVs with satellite channels.

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Fairmont Zimbali Lodge features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. Dining is available at one of the lodge's 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a limo/town car service and meeting rooms. This Colonial lodge also offers an outdoor pool, a kid's pool and a health club. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. On-site self parking and valet parking are complimentary.

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Thandi Restaurant – This poolside restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves breakfast.Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course, outdoor tennis courts and a health club are featured at the lodge. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

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

  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa, Willow Stream Spa.

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Lodge Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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 or cash deposit 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
The property offers a complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the nearby Fairmont Zimbali Resort where lunch and dinner service are available. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A 1 per cent 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 the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: ZAR245 for adults and ZAR245 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR450 per person (one-way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Lodge Name

  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
  • Fairmont Zimbali Ballito
  • Fairmont Zimbali
  • Fairmont Zimbali Hotel Ballito
  • Zimbali Lodge

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.


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