Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach hotel with a golf course


Nestled on the beach, this Zimbali hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Casuarina Beach, Ballito Beach, and Thompson's Bay Beach. Umdloti Beach is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.

Hotel Features

Spend the day relaxing on the beach or practicing your swing at Fairmont Zimbali Lodge's onsite golf course.

Room Amenities

All 76 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer WiFi and balconies. Other amenities available to guests include satellite TV, premium bedding, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a golf course, Fairmont Zimbali Lodge features an outdoor pool and a health club. The hotel offers a restaurant. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of limo/town car service and a meeting room. This Colonial hotel also offers a children's pool, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Picnic area 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • One meeting room 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Thandi Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Fairmont Zimbali Resort - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

A golf course and a health club are featured at the hotel. 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.

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


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

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • 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.
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 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: ZAR 30 (for 30 minutes, rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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