The Capital Zimbali

by Media Xpose

South Africa’s most iconic coastal resort

The Capital Zimbali, the recently refurbished and renamed exclusive hotel at the heart of the Zimbali Coastal Resort, is open expecting a fabulous festive season and beyond.

With the summer holidays having been eagerly awaited while South Africa weathered the storms of COVID, The Capital Zimbali offers the perfect break for families and friends wanting to relax and enjoy the hotel’s diverse offerings, along with its panoramic views of the sparkling Indian Ocean.

The Capital Zimbali offers 154 luxury rooms, apartments, presidential suites and penthouses, as well as several luxury villas, making sure that there’s an option for every guest. All rooms and suites include a tea and coffee station, large flat screen TV, uncapped high speed WiFi, and a desk, for those that need to attend to urgent office matters while away from their home base.

Rooms all feature comfortable king size beds that can twin, and roller beds are available on request for younger children. However, many rooms can interlead with other rooms to meet families’ needs. Options include 91m2 family suites, one bedroom apartments, two- and three-bedroom villa suites, one- and two-bedroom presidential suites, and a two-bedroom penthouse.

The one- and two- bedroom presidential suites offer an extraordinary experience, complete with spacious living room and with a magnificent high vaulted ceiling. The ultra-modern kitchen is perfect for gourmet dining – especially when cooked by a guest private chef, with the private bar, 10 seater dining room and outdoor lounges all contribute to the perfect entertainment experience.

The two bedroom penthouse offers a real sensation of space and light in an idyllic retreat against the backdrop of sweeping ocean views. With its separate study, private bar, 10 seater dining room, and indoor and outdoor lounges, the penthouse is the perfect retreat for guests seeking the ultimate in luxury.

The resort offers myriad features and activities for guests, including a private five star championship golf course, a Mangwanani Signature Spa, multiple restaurants and bars, and various other sporting facilities.

Guests at The Capital Zimbali have access to both of the resort’s private beaches, but can also choose to visit any of the area’s lifeguarded beaches near by, depending on whether they seek the adrenaline rush of surfing the breakers or whether they’re looking for the safety of tidal pools for younger children to splash about in.

The hotel offers a variety of restaurants and bars, all elegantly appointed and offering menu choices to suit any palate and to celebrate any occasion… even if that occasion is just lunch alongside one of the four sparkling pools on a heavenly North Coast day.

Options include the popular FIREROOM Sushi & Grill, with its spectacular menu, and The Milkwoods Deli and Emporium. The Copper Restaurant & Bar, that features an on going entertainment program and live music on the weekends.  This season the main pool bar is reopening with a revamped pool deck, featuring a double super tube slide and an extensive food and drink offering, perfect for the whole family.

Poison Ivy Lounge offers an elegant and sophisticated alternative, with its extensive list of some of the world’s most exclusive spirits sure to round off a perfect evening.

The Zimbali Beach Club area gives guests the opportunity to enjoy refreshments alongside the pool, gently shaded from the heat of the day while being able to keep an eye on swimming children. Children can soak up all the fun at the Bush Baby Kids Club while their parents are destressing too – the Club is open seven days a week.

Stingray Café & Pool Bar perfectly positioned in the centre of the resort, boasts a large swimming pool, embraced by lush greenery on either side, truly immersing guests in all the landscape beauty that has become synonymous with this resort. This season they will also unveil a double supertube water slide into the main pool area, along with their new expansive deck.

A brand new signature spa by the Mangwanani Group takes pride of place, offering a new five-star spa experience that is unique to Zimbali. It also features a unique pool bar and beauty centre.

For those seeking retail therapy, Gateway Theatre of Shopping is just a half hour scenic coastal drive away – rated as one of the top 100 largest malls in the world. With many rooms at The Capital Zimbali featuring fully equipped kitchens, nearby Ballito offers a range of shopping choices as well, including Ballito Junction, Ballito Lifestyle Centre, and The Quarter Ballito.

For reservations contact or book online

Tel: 032 538 5000

The Capital Zimbali

5 Corkwood Drive, Zimbali Coastal Estate, Ballito, Durban

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