Zimbali Lodge

Zimbali Lodge has long lured in visitors making their way up the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. With leaning palms, subtropical gardens, and a classy resort-style, this is just the place to lean back and let nature soothe your soul.

Zimbali, meaning “valley of flowers” in isiZulu, perfectly captures the iconic Zimbali Coastal Resort in which the property is situated. A stay here will set you within five minutes’ drive from the thriving hub of Ballito, and just 20 minutes’ drive from King Shaka International Airport. Easy to reach, with an atmosphere that is warm and soulful, the lodge includes 18 hotel suites and 35 self-catering vacation ownership units.

The accommodation here hits the sweet spot between classic elegance and modernity, with architecture accentuated by warm wood and autumn tones. Private decks offer a front-row seat to the glorious surrounds — an indigenous forest brimming with butterflies and birdlife.

Superior King Room

Each of these units include a king-size bed, a walk-in change area with separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, a bar fridge, television, and hair dryer. Ceiling to floor sliding doors open out onto a private balcony where you can take a fresh cup of coffee and soak up the joyous cheer birdsong.

Deluxe Suite

Each of these suites include a king-size bed, a walk-in change area and separate bathroom. Tea and coffee making facilities are also available, along with a bar fridge, television, hairdryer, and an open plan lounge leading out to a private balcony – ideal for soaking up the surrounding views.

Luxury Twin Room

Perfect for friends travelling together, each of these rooms include two single beds. Featuring a walk-in change area with separate bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, a bar fridge, television, hairdryer, and a private balcony.

Frequently Asked Questions


A holiday at Zimbali Lodge leverages a lifestyle of luxury, relaxation, and peace of mind with a variety of room styles with all the mod-cons you could want and need. Take your pick from forest-facing suites, or rooms overlooking the leafy-green fairways.


As a guest at Zimbali Lodge, you’ll have full access to a range of the facilities on the estate, Zimbali Coastal Resort excluded - some of these will incur an additional fee.

Facilities offered: rim-flow pool, squash court, tennis court, on-site bar, conference rooms, golf course

Any Questions?

We would be more than happy to help you. Give us a call or email us, and we will get back to you asap.

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