An Easter Weekend in Ballito

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Imagine spending Easter weekend soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, indulging in delicious food, and creating unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Ballito, a vibrant coastal town in South Africa, offers the perfect escape for a fun-filled Easter break.

Table of Contents


  • The 10 Best Things to do in Ballito for Easter
  • Types of Accommodation in Ballito for Your Easter Weekend
  • Travelling around Ballito During Easter
  • Frequently Asked Questions


The 10 Best Things to Do in Ballito for Easter

The Capital Zimbali golf course


The are a couple of things one can get up to in Ballito. Whether you’re searching for outdoor activities, are interested in experiencing the culture, or are just looking for a place to have some family fun during Easter, Ballito has you covered. Here are some of the things you can do in Ballito for your Easter weekend.

1. Hit the Beach

Soak up the sun and crystal-clear waters of Ballito’s pristine beaches. Families can build sandcastles, try boogie boarding, or take surfing lessons. Adventurers can explore the coastline through kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding, enjoying the breathtaking scenery.

2. Explore Zimbali Coastal Resort

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Zimbali. Hike or bike along scenic trails, spot playful dolphins on a thrilling boat tour or simply relax on the secluded beaches accessible only to resort guests.

3. Tee Off at the Award-Winning Golf Course

Challenge yourself at the world-renowned Zimbali Golf Course, consistently ranked among South Africa’s finest. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views as you navigate the challenging course, offering a unique golfing experience.

4. Explore Ballito Markets

Immerse yourself in the local culture by browsing the vibrant markets in Ballito and nearby towns. Discover unique souvenirs, handcrafted jewellery, and local delicacies, all while supporting the local artisans and businesses.

5. Go Shopping in Ballito

Treat yourself to some retail therapy at the various shopping centres in Ballito. From international brands to local boutiques, you’re sure to find something to suit your taste and budget.

6. Visit a large variety of restaurants

Visit the most diverse range of restaurants and cafes in Ballito. Explore fresh seafood dishes at beachfront restaurants, indulge in international cuisines, or enjoy traditional South African fare at local eateries. Some great restaurants to visit would be The Copper Restaurant & Bar or even Fireroom Sushi & Grill

7. Splash Around at the Water Park

Take the whole family on a thrilling adventure at the nearby water park, featuring exhilarating slides, relaxing pools, and fun activities for all ages.

8. Go on a Dolphin Watching Excursion

Create lasting memories with your loved ones by embarking on a dolphin-watching excursion. Witness these majestic creatures frolicking in their natural habitat and capture stunning photos of this unforgettable experience.

9. Explore the Undersea World

Discover the vibrant marine life off the coast of Ballito by joining a snorkelling or diving trip. See a dazzling array of colourful fish, explore coral reefs, and create underwater memories that will last a lifetime.

10. Host an Easter Event

The Capital Zimbali offers state-of-the-art conference facilities and spacious event venues, making it an ideal location to host an Easter service, conference, or retreat. With its stunning location, comprehensive catering options, and dedicated event planning team, The Capital Zimbali ensures a successful and memorable gathering.

Types of Accommodation in Ballito for Your Easter Weekend

Garden Room at The Capital Zimbali

The Easter Weekend Spa offers a variety of luxurious accommodations to cater to diverse preferences and budgets. Here’s a list of some of the types of accommodation available at The Capital Zimbali Resort. Also, be sure to check out our Easter Weekend Specials in Ballito for the perfect family vacation.

1) Luxury Room: 

Unwind in a spacious 55-square-meter haven featuring a plush king-size bed (which can be configured as twin beds upon request), a modern bathroom with a separate bath and shower, and a private balcony or bay window boasting breathtaking ocean views.

2) Family Suite: 

Create lasting family memories in a spacious 91-square-meter suite. Featuring an ocean view, a king-size bed (twin configuration available), a sleeper couch, and a separate living area, this suite provides ample space and comfort for families with older children. The luxurious bathroom boasts a separate bath and shower, catering to everyone’s needs.

3) 1-Bedroom Apartment: 

Nestled amidst lush greenery, this 86-square-meter haven offers a king-size bed (twin configuration available), a separate living area, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, and a garden view. Perfect for families seeking a tranquil escape with the convenience of a fully equipped kitchen.

4) 3-Bedroom Villa: 

Immerse yourselves in unparalleled luxury in a sprawling 316-square-meter villa

Featuring three bedrooms with king-size beds (twin configuration available), a spacious living area, a private swimming pool, a fully equipped kitchen, and a garden view, this villa is perfect for multi-generational families or groups seeking an unforgettable Easter experience.

5) Presidential Suite: 

Experience the epitome of luxury in the 200-square-meter Presidential Suite. Boasting two bedrooms with king-size beds (twin configuration available), a spacious living and dining area, a private balcony with breathtaking ocean views, a jacuzzi, and a dedicated butler service, this suite caters to every whim and desire. 

6) Penthouse: 

Spread out in ultimate luxury in the expansive 340-square-meter Ballito Penthouse

Offering unparalleled ocean views from its private balcony, two bedrooms with king-size beds (twin configuration available), a spacious living and dining area, a jacuzzi, and a dedicated butler service, this penthouse provides the ultimate Easter getaway for the most discerning traveller.

Additional amenities: 

All rooms and apartments at The Capital Zimbali offer:

  • Uncapped Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • In-room safe
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping


The Types of Transportation in Ballito During Easter

Getting around Ballito during Easter is a breeze with several convenient options, such as:

  • Renting a car
  • Making use of Uber and Bolt
  • Renting a bicycle


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What are the best things to do in Ballito for Easter

Ballito offers a variety of activities for all interests, including:

  • Outdoor activities: Relaxing on the beach, exploring Zimbali Coastal Resort, playing golf, or going on a dolphin or whale watching excursion.
  • Family fun: Building sandcastles, taking surfing lessons, swimming at the water park, or exploring the vibrant markets.
  • Cultural experiences: Visiting local markets, indulging in retail therapy, and enjoying delicious South African cuisine.


What types of accommodation are available in Ballito for Easter?

The Capital Zimbali offers a variety of luxurious accommodations, including:

  • Luxury rooms
  • Family suites
  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 3-bedroom villas
  • Presidential Suite
  • Penthouse


How can I get around Ballito during Easter?

There are several convenient transportation options available, including:

  • Renting a car
  • Using ride-hailing services like Uber and Bolt
  • Renting a bicycle


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