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Zimbali Lakes Resort

Zimbali Lakes Resort is a stylish fusion of premium lifestyle amenities. Sprawling over 300 hectares, the mixed-use estate offers residents the luxury of choice; with a vibrant retail piazza, family-focused facilities, green spaces and magnificent lakes, Zimbali Lakes Resort is the perfect choice in luxury estate living. As an estate geared for pet-friendly, multi-generational living, residents will experience truly holistic living at Zimbali Lakes Resort.


Having it all

Consisting of undulating green hills, pockets of mysterious forest, extensive lakes, and some lovely coastal scenery, there is something for everyone. Zimbali Lakes Resort is close to the shops, hospitals and schools of Ballito, uMhlanga and La Lucia, it’s a mere 40 kilometres to the centre of Durban on the M4 or N2, and a quick 15-minute drive to King Shaka International Airport, and the business and industrial hub of the Dube Tradeport. The spectacular game reserves and national parks of Zululand are just to the north, as are the popular subtropical dive resorts of Maputaland.

The Durban North Coast welcomes a new chapter in the Zimbali legacy. Developed by IFA Hotels & Resorts, the world leader in mixed-use hotel and residential resorts, Zimbali Lakes Resort will offer the best of estate living. And if you’re quick, you can get in on the ground floor.


The Boulevard Zimbali Lakes Resort

A high-density mixed-use urban hub that – while being part of the estate – is open to the general public. The Boulevard will host a retail piazza, stat-of-the-art medical suites, serviced shared office spaces, serviced suites at Boulevard PAD, sectional title units at Boulevard SUITES and an internationally branded hotel.

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Zimbali Lakes Resort will consist of a number of different nodes, each with its own distinct personality, and each catering to a different need.

The Ridge Zimbali Lakes

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Consisting of freehold plots, The Ridge provides the opportunity to build your dream home. The development offers a new minimalist approach to the traditional Zimbali look, and the architectural guidelines support green practices, and complement alfresco living.

Ocean Club Zimbali Lakes

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Overlooking the Zimbali Lakes Sports and Leisure Club and its elevated position offers home owners extensive ocean views. Easy access to the Zimbali Sports Club, Zimbali Boulevard and the Beach Club makes Ocean Club an ideal location for a family home.

Evergreen Village Zimbali Lakes

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Is a R3 billion life right based retirement resort managed by Evergreen Lifestyle. In addition to 750 stylish retirement homes in beautiful surroundings, Evergreen Village Zimbali Lakes will have dedicated on-site healthcare facilities, assisted living units, and all the usual social and sports facilities that are standard in top-of-the-range retirement facilities.

The Water Club


Is situated on the edge of the eponymous Zimbali Lakes, so residents can paddle, sail or SUP all day, every day if they like, and The Water Club retail piazza offers every retail therapy option imaginable, as well as business, office and meeting facilities, along with a selection of water sports.

Zimbali Sports Club


Caters for both casual keep-fit hackers and competitive athletes, and the on-site training academy serves as a platform for fostering sporting talent in a host of disciplines. Residents can enjoy the use of the gym, or let their kids lead active lives at the Kids’ Club located at Zimbali Sports Club. Facilities include squash courts and tennis courts, a rugby field, soccer pitch, neat bowling green and even an archery arena. The clubhouse includes some unusual workstations and meeting pods, so residents can seamlessly segue from work to play to family and back again.

The Beach Club Zimbali Lakes


Is, as the name suggests, right on the beach. Here residents and visitors can have a meal, a cocktail or just a quick cup of coffee overlooking the ocean. Storage facilities Clubhouse for ocean toys make it easy for residents from anywhere in Zimbali Lakes to zip down to the beach on a golf cart, and head off for a paddle, SUP, sail or surf.

Zimbali Fauna Centre

Positioned as a purposely pet-friendly development, the Zimbali Fauna Centre is planned as a dedicated on-site pet sanctuary. Providing professional and genuine care for your pets means you have peace of mind in knowing they are safe and well looked after when you are unable to or are out of town.


Bottom line

Zimbali Lakes is an adventure waiting to happen – with miles and miles of trails through wetlands and forest, and across the beach, it offers hours of great hiking, trail running, mountain biking or just general strolling. With its wide variety of residential units and investment opportunities, Zimbali Lakes offers investors both value for money and a valuable lifestyle.

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