Fairmont Zimbali 2015 / 2016

Fairmont Zimbali Resort, situated inside the exclusive Estate, is a tranquil 5 star retreat offering the utmost in stylish comfort and unrivalled service.

Allow Fairmont Zimbali Resort’s legendary hospitality and attention to detail create an atmosphere of pure paradise—a place where you can effortlessly immerse yourself in Africa’s unforgettable charm and allure.
Resort

The Fairmont Zimbali Coastal Resort is a breathtaking 700-hectare Coastal Resort situated on a pristine stretch of KwaZulu-Natal’s Dolphin Coast. It is a place of expansive beauty, endowed with lush vegetation and an abundance of indigenous wildlife. Appropriately, it’s Zulu name means valley of flowers. Featuring inspired architecture that displays an Indonesian influence, the majestic estate offers guests an uncompromised pristine natural environment.

Fairmont Zimbali Resort, situated inside the exclusive Estate, is a tranquil 5 star retreat offering the utmost in stylish comfort and unrivalled service.

Relax and unwind at the Willow Stream Spa, or increase your heart rate with an exhilarating workout at the Health Club. Kids will be entertained at the Kids Club, while you enjoy a round of golf at the Zimbali Country Club or spend your day soaking in the sun at one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools.

Allow Fairmont Zimbali Resort’s legendary hospitality and attention to detail create an atmosphere of pure paradise—a place where you can effortlessly immerse yourself in Africa’s unforgettable charm and allure.

For more information on the resort visit their website at the link below.

Accommodation
Deluxe Rooms

Deluxe Rooms capture the essence of contemporary African living within its modern aesthetics imbued in both decor and layout.
A Deluxe Room features an impressive 46 sq meter space; warmly lit with down and aerial lighting while a luxurious king-size bed compliments the size of the magnificent room.

Room Size:    46 sq m/ 463 sq ft

Deluxe Garden Rooms

Deluxe Garden Rooms feature king-size beds and share a tranquil garden view on the banks of luscious surrounds leading directly into the main leisure areas of the resort. The open planned space is warmly lit with down and aerial lighting to accentuate the charming yet modern furniture. The authentically African inspired decor is spread across the rooms which all feature a walk-in wardrobe with digital safe, work desk with HSIA and a bathroom wrapped in part-frosted glass sliding doors with a shower, bath and a private toilet.

Room Size 43 sq m / 463 sq.ft.

Deluxe Seaview Rooms

Deluxe Garden Rooms feature king-size beds and share a tranquil garden view on the banks of luscious surrounds leading directly into the main leisure areas of the resort. The open planned space is warmly lit with down and aerial lighting to accentuate the charming yet modern furniture. The authentically African inspired decor is spread across the rooms which all feature a walk-in wardrobe with digital safe, work desk with HSIA and a bathroom wrapped in part-frosted glass sliding doors with a shower, bath and a private toilet.

Room Size 43 sq m / 463 sq.ft.

Junior Suite

Junior Suites all feature king-size beds and are enveloped with an array of scenery, including sea views, gardens and the main hotel pool. The affectionately designed rooms include a microwave, small basin and fridge. The open planned space is warmly lit with down and aerial lighting to accentuate the charming yet modern furniture. All Junior Suites lead onto the  local garden from the patio of the room.

Room Size:    49 sq.m / 527 sq.ft.

Deluxe Garden Suites

Our Deluxe Garden Suites offer majestic open planned space. Capturing the height of contemporary facilities intertwined in authentically African accents, these suites offer unrivaled presence. The Deluxe Garden Suite presents an impressive full kitchen, partitioned from the dining areas by sliding doors, a lounge and dining area that leads onto a large patio being the perfect setting for an array of views, including the ocean, gardens and the main hotel pool.

Room Size:    86 sq.m / 926 sq.ft.

Deluxe One-Bedroom Suite

Our Deluxe One Bedroom Suites offer grand open spaces and boast an astounding 88 sq meters of majestic open planned space. Capturing the height of contemporary facilities intertwined in authentically African accents, these suites offer unrivaled presence. The Deluxe One Bedroom Suite presents an impressive full kitchen, partitioned from the dining areas by sliding doors, a lounge and dining area that leads onto a large patio being the perfect setting for an array of views, including the ocean, gardens and the main hotel pool.

Room Size:    88 sq.m / 947 sq.ft

Sea View Suite

Our Seaview Suites offer majestic open planned space. Capturing the height of contemporary facilities intertwined in authentically African accents, these suites offer unrivalled presence. The Seaview Suite presents a breakfast bar featuring a Nespresso Machine, a lounge and dining area that leads onto a large patio being the perfect setting for an array of views, including the ocean, gardens and the main hotel pool.

Room Size:    91 sq.m / 980 sq.ft.

FAIRMONT HERITAGE PLACE 4 BEDROOM VILLA

The Four Bedroom Villas can accommodate up to 8 people.
Villa Size:    566 sq.m / 6092 sq.ft.

FAIRMONT HERITAGE PLACE 2 BEDROOM VILLA

The Two Bedroom Villas can accommodate up to 4 people.
Villa Size:    316 sq.m / 3401 sq.ft

Dining
Glatt Kosher Meals

Our menus are designed to delight the most sophisticated palette while at the same time, satisfying those with a more traditional taste. We work together with our expert and professional chefs to adapt specialties for Pesach. Our chefs go the extra mile to ensure you are served the finest foods. All of our meals are cooked and prepared on site in a specifically dedicated kitchen. We stock a wide selection of the finest Mevushal wines and kosher for Pesach soft drinks.

The entire experience is provided with strictly Glatt Kosher meals and the highest standards of Shechita and Shemura Matza only. The highest level of Kashrut will be maintained under strict, expert Rabbinical supervision through the South African Beth Din.

Chabad meals are available.

Seders

We have many Seder options to fit any of your needs.

The communal Seder which will be held by a guest Rabbi, he will run the Seder in an exciting and interactive program designed both for young and old.

Individual Sedorim in the restaurants, you will be free to enjoy your Seder at your own pace and with your own family and friends.

Private Sedorim, we have a few small function rooms in the hotel where guests can have a private Seder with the meal served to them.

The other option we have is an area setup in the comfort of the hotel where guests can read the Hagadah in the quiet and comfort of our bars and lounges and then rejoin their tables in their allocated restaurants to enjoy their meals.

(Private Sedorim must be booked in advance and there is an additional charge to this)

Programme
After Pesach 2015’s success b’h we are once again, for the 7th consecutive year proud to introduce Pesach 2016 at the Luxury Fairmont Zimbali resort and Spa
Hotel fully Kosher Le’Pesach
(Durban South Africa) Beach and Safari Holiday
With an unspoiled shoreline, lush rolling hills and indigenous flora have all come together to define the Zimbali Coastal Resort. Zimbali is set along South Africa’s magnificent east coast, just below Ballito and nestled between the forest reserve and Indian ocean. This resorts exquisite beauty is complemented by pockets of urban flair and renowned eco parks. The resort offers visitors and residents unique game viewing and safari excursions. You can enjoy all of this at the Fairmont Zimbali Resort which takes comfort and elegance to a new level..
The Grand Pool at the Zimbali Luxury resort is just outside the main entrance. This intricately decorated pool is the ideal place to relax and take in some African sunshine. You can also enjoy Kosher Le’Pesach light meals and drinks here.
Excellent hospitality fit for a king and luxurious accommodation await at the Fairmont Zimbali.
The Zimbali Fairmont Luxury hotel has 154 very well-appointed rooms all of which offer breath taking views of the Indian Ocean. The oversized verandas give you that sense of space, with the elegant decor of stone, wood and earth tones inspired by the area’s natural surroundings
Zimbali’s very own golf course was designed by Tom Weiskopf, a former British and South African champion. Regarding the golf course, he had this to say: “The character of the property is one that I’d describe as having an abundance of natural features which include constant changes in elevation, a combination of mature indigenous trees and vegetation and some beautiful wetland areas with natural steams and ponds, all creating a dramatic and beautiful setting
Cape Kosher is now running its second Pesach program at the Fairmount Zimbali resort and is giving you once again the opportunity to spend Pesach in luxury together with a wild African bush and beautiful beach experience.
You will certainly delight in the superb choices we offer you for Pesach 2016.
Our Pesach program begins with check-in at the Zimbali on Friday the 22nd of April after which there will be a grand welcoming buffet lunch. Leaving you enough time to unpack, unwind and relax before the Yom Tov begins.
Whether you stay with us for the full holiday or just a couple of nights, you’ll be treated like royalty by caring, warm and experienced staff during your festive kosher vacation.
Our program ends on Sunday morning May 1st after breakfast.
Synagogue

We maintain a synagogue (Shul) on our premises where services are held three times a day throughout Pesach. Shiurim and fun interactive workshops are conducted daily by resident and guest rabbis, lecturers and visitors.

Speakers

Mr. Desmond Lachman, former deputy director in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Policy Development and Review Department and was active in staff formulation of IMF policies. Mr. Lachman has written extensively on the global economic crisis, the U.S. housing market bust, the U.S. dollar, and the strains in the euro area. At AEI, Mr. Lachman is focused on the global macroeconomy, global currency issues, and the multilateral lending agencies.

Rabbi Jonathan Altman is the founding Rabbi of Beit Midrash Morashsa in Sea Point. He has retired from an official community and is now in business. Rabbi Altman continues to teach in various forums including the Cape Town Torah High School, Professional beis Midrash Programme and ad hoc shiurim. He has been the Rabbi for Cape kosher Pesach Programme for 4 years.

Rabbi Weinburg is a chabad shaliach leading the Hameor centre in Johannesburg and currently Rosh Kollel at the Mizrachi Kollel.

Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein has been the chief Rabbi of south Africa since 2005 aside from being the youngest person ever appointed he has received his rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Azriel Chaim Goldfein; he additionally qualified as a dayan through the Eretz Hemda Institute in Jerusalem. He has a BA, LLB (Unisa), and a PhD. in Human Rights and Constitutional Law (Wits). The chief is best known for his innovative project starting in South Africa and has spread worldwide to, calling all Jews to celebrate and keep Shabbos once a year, The Shabbos Project.