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Durban and KwaZulu-Natal Hotels

Zimbali Lodge


  • Access to unspoiled beach
  • Professional service
  • Good golf course


  • Overly formal for some
  • Isolated location

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

One of only two luxury lodges in the province with direct access to the beach, Zimbali's tranquil setting is in one of the few remaining coastal forests in the province. The decor is a stylish mix of African and Balinese, with lots of glass, dark wood, and rough woven fabrics. Rooms have an indulgently private and luxurious feel to them, with crisp white linen, wood carvings, large baths, and balconies that look out onto the forest, lake, and sea beyond. It's a wonderful

place to laze around, enjoy afternoon tea, play a round of golf, or swim in the private Mauritian-style pool on the beach. The service is warm, friendly, and slick.

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Hotel Information


M4, 20 km (12 mi) north of Umhlanga, Box 404, Ballito, 4390, South Africa



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 76 rooms, 10 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/31/1969


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