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Experience a new chapter in the Zimbali legacy at Zimbali Lakes Resort.

Zimbali Lakes Resort promises to be the paradigm of multi-generational living; offering retirees, young professionals and families the opportunity to live the Zimbali lifestyle. The pet-friendly resort will comprise some of the most desirable amenities seen within a gated estate, offering unparalleled choice to residents at any stage of life.

This secure mixed-use estate not only offers luxury living, but also the luxury of choice: Bustling retail piazza, family-focused facilities, serene green spaces and vast lakes, all within the safety and comfort of this secure resort environment.

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Zimbali Lakes Resort comprises of several nodes offering a range of living options and home configurations, all set around a plethora of world-class amenities and lifestyle choices.

Designed to cater to buyer and rental markets, Zimbali Lakes Resort will offer everything from lock-up-and-go living to comfortably-modern retirement to the perfect stand for you to conceptualize and build your dream home. Being situated within the prestigious Zimbali Lakes Resort means residents benefit from access to a wide range of amenities suitable for all levels of activity and lifestyles. The estate follows the successful Zimbali blueprint, with beautifully landscaped gardens and superior quality finishes throughout, synonymous with the Zimbali name. The estate vision is to maximize on the natural splendor of the surrounding landscapes with views of the ocean, forest, fairways and dams.

At Zimbali Lakes Resort, residents enjoy luxurious freedom and natural beauty within the confines of a gated community protected by 24-hour state-of-the-art security.

The natural environment is central to the foundations of Zimbali Lakes Resort. The estate is designed to enhance and protect the surrounding landscape and its fauna, presenting a rich blend of modern luxury living, pristine wild beauty, and wide-open spaces stretching over 300 hectares of breath-taking landscape.

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Pets are family too

Pets are family too

The furry members of the family are no longer confined to the indoors, and with their owners in toe, can enjoy the smells and sounds of the outdoors. The ample outdoor facilities and green spaces will be perfectly suited to engage with pets in a safe and welcoming environment, whilst natural wetlands, varied terrains and lush coastal forest, offer the perfect place for exploration.

The estate will boast a one-of-a-kind dedicated pet sanctuary. Kind care and proper nutrition means your pets are happy, healthy and truly cared for at the sanctuary. Even pets with unique health issues or carefully-curated diets will be catered for.

Secured Freedom

Secured Freedom

Zimbali Lakes Resort will be protected by state-of-the-art security systems throughout, including water edge CCTV and beams, perimeter thermal cameras and electrified fencing with continuous foot patrols, all monitored at the 24-hour advanced onsite security centre, supported by fibre-optic enabled communications and technology.

Perimeter fencing will be fitted with an early alert system which warns of any attempt to breach the perimeter no matter how small. 

Each resident will be equipped with biometric ID for access control means no more keys and no more fuss. 

Direct Beach Access

Direct Beach Access

Accessible via golf cart from anywhere within Zimbali Lakes Resort, residents will have direct access onto the golden sands of the Zimbali Beach. With panoramic Beachside views the ZIMBALI BEACH CLUB will offer sublime signature cuisine, serving light fare throughout the day around a resort-style pool equipped with outdoor loungers, umbrellas and gazebos, sprawled across a sun deck.

Additional facilities will be provided for residents to store their equipment such as surfboards and surf-ski’s.

Luxury Retirement Living

Luxury Retirement Living

You’ll find Evergreen’s award-winning retirement villages in some of the most beautiful parts of the country and Evergreen Lifestyle Zimbali Lakes will be no exception.

Offering secure retirement living for over-55’s within the Zimbali address, residents benefit from access to all amenities within the resort, catering for a range of lifestyle choices and activity levels. With the perfect mix of suitable amenities within a comfortable, serene and secure environment, Evergreen Lifestyle Zimbali Lakes is the ultimate holistic retirement estate.

Sports Club and Golf

Sports Club and Golf

A state-of-the-art Estate Club house in the heart of Zimbali Lakes Resort will features multi-purpose swimming pools (suitable for children and Paddle Tennis courts, squash courts, a comprehensive gym and indoor virtual golf.  

Designed to integrate seamlessly with the lakes and natural environment, a world class 18-hole golf course of championship design offers up a varied terrain which encompass challenging carries to immaculately manicured greens, moving across water, ravines and through forested areas.

Zimbali Lakes’ own ‘Waterfront’

Zimbali Lakes’ own ‘Waterfront’

The design of Zimbali Water Club offers a unique design concept, aimed at spacious boulevard-style walkways, offering an attractive mix of retail outlets, stylish dining options and vibrant coffee shops, which wend their way down to the lake’s edge. 

High-end offices, dynamic working spaces and meeting pods are designed for on-the-go individuals, whilst the Water Club offers residents comfort and convenience with sought- after services such as pharmacies and laundromats.

Mix-use Convenience

Mix-use Convenience

The Boulevard is an urban hub designed with convenience and accessibility in mind - while being part of the estate – it will be open to the general public.

With mixed-use facilities, The Boulevard offers a vibrant fusion of lifestyle amenities, including a shop-lined piazza, state of the art medical suites, dynamic office spaces, serviced suites at Boulevard PAD, sectional title units at Boulevard Suites and Boulevard Edge.

Nature is your Playground

Nature is your Playground

Zimbali Lakes Resort is set up for outdoor living - run, walk or bike your way through the estate in safety and comfort or enjoy the direct access to the beautiful beaches of Zimbali, via Zimbali Beach Club.

An intricate, accessible and well-developed network of trails and pathways, over looking natural wetlands, serene dams, panoramic sea views and majestic terrains, runs throughout the estate, around the lake and within the forest areas and are accessible by bike and on foot.  

Living in Zimbali Lakes Resort

Areas near to Zimbali Lakes Resort

Brettenwood Coastal Estate, Zimbali Coastal Resort,


Very Few Residential Estates on the North Coast are spoilt as much as the Zimbali Lakes Resort for excellent education options within a few minutes drive. With renown schools such Ashton International College (junior college from 3 years and senior college to Grade 12) and Reddam House (Stage1 to Grade 12) only 2-3 km up north and Crawford’s Ballito Campus (Grade 000 – 12) 10 km to the south, some of KZN’s finest educational institutions are found almost at Zimbali’s doorstep.

Other nearby schools also include Curro School and Umhlali Preparatory School.


Netcare’s Alberlito Hospital, opened in 2007, is only 2.5 km north of Zimbali Lakes’ main Gate. The hospital has 5 operating theatres and 119 beds with world class facilities equipped with advanced medical technology and provide high quality patient care and services.

A private 32-bed day hospital, is currently under construction within the mixed-use Odyssey Ballito development 3 km away from Zimbali Lakes.

Finally Zimbali Lakes very own mix-use resort “The Boulevard” is scheduled to cater for a wide selection of medical rooms.


The new Ballito Town Centre is only 2-3 km away from Zimbali Lakes Resort and offers a fully comprehensive shopping experience by national retailers and local outlets alike. Centers include the Ballito Lifestyle Centre and Ballito Junction. These are wheelchair friendly and free on-site parking with 24 hour-security is provided at the Lifestyle Centre. The Gateway Theatre of Shopping, one of the largest malls in the southern hemisphere is only a 20 minutes’ drive south of Zimbali.

Finally, Zimbali Lakes “Water Club” offers a unique future vision of retail, dining and entertainment within a waterfront-type concept.


Zimbali Lakes Resort’s direct access onto the M4 and close proximity to the N2 offers ideal and convenient routes both up and down the KZN coast. 
Umhlanga and Durban respectively can be reached within 20 and 40 Minutes. The Wild Coast (south), Drakensberg (west) and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Games Reserve as well as the St Lucia World Heritage Site (north) are within a 2 -2.5 hour travelling radius. 

Most notably though, the King Shaka International Airport is only 10 minutes away from Zimbali Lakes, making Zimbali a perfect ‘semigration’ option and short-term holiday retreat for the Gauteng-based business community.

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius