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Zimbali has established itself as the iconic estate along KZN’s North Coast and has set a precedent for luxury estate living nationally and internationally. The carefully curated estate means residents are assured of a commitment to quality in all facets and is a strong investment option which ensures longevity in line with market demand. As an established and internationally-acclaimed estate, Zimbali offers premium facilities within a secure gated estate. Live in unrivalled luxury at Zimbali Coastal Resort.




Fitting with its premium stature, Zimbali offers a choice of premium lifestyle amenities. From outdoor pursuits to competitive sports, fitness and wellness to recreation and relaxation, from facilities for family fun to kid-friendly pools and play areas Zimbali has it all. Indulge at destination dining outlets or keep active at the gyms and outdoor spaces or enjoy two top-class golf courses. This truly is holistic estate living.

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Offering privacy, prestige and premium-quality facilities, Zimbali Coastal Resort has ample amenities on offer including two world class hotels: The beautiful Zimbali Lodge and luxurious Fairmont Zimbali Resort. Choose from one of the many modern venues, designed to host any size event, from bespoke intimate gatherings and elegant weddings to luxurious international affairs.

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The global office of the IFA Hotels & Resorts international group is headquartered in Kuwait with offices in Dubai. With a presence throughout Europe, Middle East, Indian Ocean region and Africa, the company now aims to enter other international markets such as the United States, Mauritius, Eastern Europe and the Far East. IFA Hotels & Resorts’ successful listing on both the Kuwait and Johannesburg stock exchange indicates the international community’s confidence in the group. Locally, South African Werner Burger leads the ever-expanding African & Indian Ocean operation. IFA Hotels & Resorts’ products include vacation and shared owner-ship, lifestyle clubs, resort developments, residential developments plus travel and tourism services.

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IFA Hotels & Resorts is in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal development focus, located 45 km north of Durban and within proximity to all modern amenities – including several of South Africa’s impressive ‘Big Five’ safari game parks and historic Anglo-Zulu battlefields. The prime location ensures ease of access to the Umhlanga Ridge new town centre and Gateway shopping centre and the extensive range of amenities in the Ballito area. TheKing Shaka International Airport at La Mercy (15 minutes away) will also increase the economic opportunities and tourism potential of KwaZulu-Natal’s North Coast.