Contemporary Comfort

At Zimbali Suites we award our guests the opportunity to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of urban life while enjoying all the luxury, conveniences, security and the holiday ambiance of the Dolphin Coast.

Zimbali Suites provides guests with a variety of world-class services, facilities and activities on offer from the Zimbali Coastal Resort and Fairmont Zimbali Resort, to ensure that your stay with us is pleasant and entertaining. We have seamlessly blended all the comforts of a five star hotel and the luxury of living in lavish suites with a laid back coastal environment, all in a very affordable package.


Zimbali Suites proudly offers our guests, numerous world-class services including; 24 hour security, housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and dry-cleaning, private chauffeur and transportation services in addition to an experienced concierge service.


At Zimbali Suites we have many entertaining facilities to ensure that your stay with us is eventful and enjoyable. Guests have access to a braai area, fully equipped kitchens, state of the art conference facilities, our GONK gift shop, indoor and several other swimming pools as well as numerous food and beverage establishments.

State of the Art Conference Venue

For those travelling for business, Zimbali Suites offers world-class conference and meeting venues fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to enrich your meeting experience. Comprising over 5000sqm of space, our venues include a ten seat executive boardroom, convertible ballroom, spacious conference rooms and numerous other multipurpose rooms to suit all of your meeting or function needs. An expert conference service team and catering service is available to help you plan the perfect business function or conference.

Restaurants and Bars

If you are in the mood to entice your senses and tickle your taste buds, then Fairmont Zimbali Resort is the perfect place for visit, boasting several trendy dining establishments ranging to a casual pizza next to one of the resort's sparkling pools to an evening of fine dining by candlelight - you are sure to have a memorable culinary experience.

Leisure Activities

Zimbali Suites provides residents and guests with dozens of exciting activities in and around the estate. These activities consists of taking a brisk stroll through the indigenous forest, playing a round of tennis or squash on our all-weather courts, taking a dip in one of our many sparkling swimming pools, spending a leisurely day, soaking up the sun on our private beach while sipping on refreshments or having an al fresco picnic by the side of the lake

Bird and Butterfly Watching

As a protected area, Zimbali is home to over 260 bird species and an array of butterflies which have been identified over the years. Marvel at these spectacular bird and butterfly varieties while taking a stroll on the estate's grounds.

Nature Trails and
Mountain Biking

The Zimbali Estate contains sandbank areas and a 50-hectare reserve which has been marked as conservation sites. Here you can enjoy the grandeur of nature as these areas has a wide variety of flora and fauna has found sanctuary in these areas. A few walking trails and viewing decks have been placed throughout these landscapes to let guests interact and appreciate this wonderful habitat. In and around the serene natural spring water lakes and forest, an assortment of animals including; wild pigs, bush buck, blue duiker and banded mongoose can be spotted. For our more adventurous guests the rolling sugar cane fields surrounding Zimbali make for the ideal mountain biking terrain and various trails are available.

Tennis and Squash

We offer our guests day and night access to several floodlit tennis courts situated at the Zimbali Country Club and at the Bushbuck Club, there is also two squash courts on the estate which will help our guests blow off steam.


Located at the Bushbuck Club, our state of the art gymnasium boasts a collection of superior exercise and fitness equipment including; cardio machines, weights and a separate aerobics studio - that will allow our guests to keep fit and work out while enjoying their stay
Found in the Fairmont Zimbali Resort is a doorway to relaxation and pampering, the Willow Stream spa has been rated as a five star establishment that boasts exceptional facilities as well as state of the art cosmetic and wellness treatments. Enjoy the tranquillity and magnificent views of the resort on our spa terrace before and after your treatment to fully unwind and relax. Our spa offers; steam rooms, separate ladies and gents' leisure lounges, professional hair salon and a gamut of health and beauty services executed by elite specialists.
Sweeping views of the Indian Ocean and foliage frames the Zimbali Country Club, and its renowned 18 hole golf course, designed by former British and South African PGA champion, Tom Weiskopf. The entrance of this majestic clubhouse, decorated on a classically African aesthetic, is emphasised by the remains of a derelict farmhouse and ageing fig tree. The Zimbali Country Club features pristine putting greens, a driving range, halfway house, tennis court and exclusive bar and lounge.

With unrivalled views of the Indian Ocean, state of the art facilities, personalised and exclusive services, a professional conference centre, and a multitude of exhilarating and lavish activities, Zimbali Suites is ideal for business and leisure travellers, as well as those looking for a permanent staycation along the gorgeous Dolphin Coast.