Zimbali Coastal Resort is located on the Dolphin Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, bordering the popular holiday town of Ballito, 40 km north of the port city of Durban and 25km north of Umhlanga Rocks. The new King Shaka International Airport is 10km to the south providing convenience and ease of access. “Zimbali”, meaning flowers in isiZulu, is a multiple international award winning residential and golfing estate covering over 416 ha of pristine indigenous coastal forest. It was established in 1996 and has developed into one of South Africa’s most desirable destinations with over 1,000 homes currently built and a total capacity of 1,250. Seeff Dolphin Coast offer a full sales and rental service within Zimbali Coastal Resort and have the country’s most extensive and exclusive portfolio of properties currently available. The ethos of Zimbali is “Living in Harmony with Nature” and this has become the guiding principle on which the management runs the estate and is communicated through its environmentally sensitive development approach. The signature Zimbali Architectural language has translated into a built environment which draws heavily on the tropical architecture found in Asia, and specifically the Indonesian island of Bali, while adopting the rich African textures and earth tones in the colour palette adopted. Zimbali now boasts some of South Africa’s finest residential homes with lavish beachfront, lakeside, forest and golf course fronting properties owned by the Who’s Who of South African business and political society.
The championship 18-hole, par 72, Tom Weiskopf designed Zimbali golf course has recently hosted the Gary Player Invitational, the SAA South Africa Open, and the Supersport shootout. The Zimbali Country Club has a fully stocked Pro Shop, member’s bar and restaurant. Membership of the Zimbali Country Club permits usage of the 6 floodlit tennis courts and 2 squash courts. The Zimbali Valley of the Pools with its daytime restaurant, swimming pools and direct access onto the 3,5km of pristine beach is a popular meeting place. The Zimbali residents Bushbuck Club community center is ideal for functions, children’s birthday parties and provides a superb playground with cricket nets, basketball hoop and kick a bout field. Zimbali is the ideal family holiday destination.
The 100-acre Zimbali conservation area is unique in terms of large scale residential and resort developments within South Africa and provides nature trails, a splendour of bird life and access to view the largest fresh water lakes found within residential estates within the region. Resident Fish Eagles, majestic Crowned Eagles and over 200 species of birdlife are viewed on a daily basis. Sightings of Bushbuck families and the diminutive blue duiker antelope – the world’s smallest of its kind, are guaranteed.
Zimbali is home to three five star hotels: The 10-suite Zimbali Forest Suites, The 76-suite Fairmont Zimbali Lodge and the 154 –suite Fairmont Zimbali Resort which also includes the Fairmont Heritage Place private residence club and internationally branded Willowstream Spa. A superb choice of restaurants is available to residents and guests. The Fairmont Beach Club and main pool area and pool bar are popular amongst those living on or visiting the estate.
Zimbali is perfectly positioned as a gateway to exploring the famed Kwa-Zulu Natal tourist attractions of the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Big Five Game Reserve, the world heritage sites of the St. Lucia Wetlands and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains, and the historic Anglo-Zulu Battlefields.
Vacant Land opportunities are priced from R895,000 to R12m for freehold single residential sites. Site sizes typically range from 1,000 sqm to R2,600 sqm.
Freehold homes are priced from R4m to R50m and the home sizes range from 270 sqm to over 1,000 sqm.
Sectional Title units are priced from R3m to R20m and the sizes of these homes range from 180 sqm to 750 sqm.
Address: Shop 10, The Well Cnr Albertina Way and Kirsty Close Seaward, Ballito 4420
Coordinates: -29.52975 , 31.201365
Telephone: 032 586 0170
Mobile: 082 837 9094
Fax: 032 586 0173