Zimbali Lodge & Spa


Set in a sub-tropical paradise between the glittering Indian Ocean and a coastal forest reserve, which has been designated a conservation area.

The property has several natural spring lakes which help in the conservation of birds and butterflies as well as indigenous plant life, with guests able to see bushbuck, banded mongoose and vervet monkey on the estate. There is also 3 kilometres of golden sandy beach to enjoy, with the guest rooms, hidden amongst the forest of trees, supremely five-star. The golf and spa offerings are of the highest standard.


Our Thoughts

Located just 10 minutes drive from Durban airport, Zimbali Lodge & Spa offers a quiet and relaxing environment overlooking the sea amongst the trees. Although families are accommodated, it is really more suited to couples, keen golfers and groups of friends.

  • Two outdoor swimming pools
  • Forest walks
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Championship golf course
  • Award-winning Mangwanani Dream Spa
  • Beach Club, with direct access to the beach
  • Thandi Restaurant
  • Trophy Bar

With warm wood and autumn tones evoking the natural influences that surround the hotel, every guest room at Zimbali Lodge & Spa delivers the highest level of comfort and elegance. Enjoy your private balcony with breathtaking vistas ranging from ocean, garden and resort views.

Room categories include Superior Rooms, Deluxe Suites, Luxury Rooms and 1 & 2-bedroom Presidential Suites.

  • Safari outings, including Big Five game viewing
  • Dolphin and whale watching tours
  • Hiking and mountain biking
  • Historic Zulu battlefields
  • Exhilarating golf at the Zimbali Country Club
  • Cultural tours
  • Deep-sea fishing and scuba diving

Zimbali Lodge & Spa caters for children, with families accommodated in the Presidential Suites.

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