Catering accommodation in Zimbali is one of the premier, most luxurious vacation options, at one of the best residential resorts on the Indian Ocean. On South Africa’s east coast, close to the major city of Durban, it sits on the utterly gorgeous Dolphin Coast in KwaZulu-Natal, some 600 kilometres to the south of capital Johannesburg and only 45km north from Durban. For your self-catering holiday, few places can rival Zimbali. Hiring your Zimbali beach house, chalet or villa will see you on the edge of wonderful warm seas, virgin forests and great beaches with first class recreational facilities that are second to none.
This can be your own little piece of utter luxury in this safe, prestigious locale. The forest area of this private estate affords refreshing shade in these whispering pines and utter seclusion from all bustle and hustle. This sub-tropical paradise is really rich in wildlife. The birdsong will be all around you, and you will almost certainly see monkeys frolicking in your private front yard. Antelope can be spotted as you take one of the trails through the virgin forest. This indigenous forest has lush vegetation with flowers and butterflies galore and rolling green grasses.
Here, the Indian Ocean warm seas and soft breezes create a beach paradise, though swimming isn’t recommended in the sea. Some self-catering beach houses look right over these pristine golden beaches. For swimming, there are five great pools, including an infinity pool over the ocean, those suitable for young children and families, there are plenty of choices to swim and splash in. Or, enjoy a leisurely picnic at the lake. When you need a slice of town life, food supplies and entertainment, Ballito – a renowned, great little holiday town – is less than ten minutes away on foot or by car. Then, you could head to Umhlaga Rocks or Gateway Mall: an enormous shopping and entertainment mall, only fifteen miles away.
King Shaka International Airport is about the same distance. So, Zimbali lets you escape civilization but access it when you want. For the amateur or professional golfer, the Tom Weiskopf designed championship golf course offers eighteen great holes and par 72. Sweeping, lush greens lie between native trees, and the fairways are crowned with superb villas. There are tennis and squash courts, a bar and country club. A second, Gary Player-designed course is now in construction to offer even more choice.
Then, head out across the Indian Ocean to take in scuba diving and snorkelling sites, dolphin watching cruises and saltwater fishing. There really are opportunities at Zimbali for all types of exercise and recreation. When you simply need relaxation, go to the health club with spa to refresh and indulge all the senses. Enjoy massages, manicures, facials or pedicures from excellent qualified therapists.
Catering accommodation in Zimbali makes the idea getaway for golfers, families, weddings and couples. It’s perfect for honeymoons and anniversaries. Self catering chalets and villas let you to take your vacation at your pace and price bracket. Take a private and luxurious, restful break at Zimbali on South Africa’s Dolphin Coast.