Hotel Izulu

Rey's Place, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Hotel Izulu is a 5 star Ballito hotel which boasts 19 luxurious suites within a contemporary blend of Tuscan architecture, African features and Balinese influences. Different styles of architecture form a convivial mix, and are most often described as "an African heart with an eastern spirit". Five luxurious freestanding villas are spread out in manicured grounds and each villa offers two Executive Suites, two Deluxe Suites, a private courtyard and an 8-seater Jacuzzi.

Luxurious living manifests itself in the Royal Suite - the preferred choice of VIPs' and Hollywood celebrities. Sprawled across the entire top floor of Villa Ingelosi, it encompasses a bar, dining area, personal deck and Jacuzzi, which incidentally overlooks the Indian Ocean. The Royal Suite is perfect for honeymooners; in fact, bridal couples will fall in love with this 5 star Ballito hotel! They may marry in bliss in the hotel's chapel and then celebrate in style in the banqueting hall.

All suites are decked out in pure cotton bed linen, silk curtains and grand double baths flanked by huge glass encased showers making this a bathing experience par excellence.

Fine Dining

Crowning this unique property is Gigi's Brasserie Ballito Restaurant, an elegant a-la-carte restaurant headed up by renowned Executive Chef Guy Gorrie. Building on its world-class ballito cuisine, South African flavour orientations have been added to broaden the palate appeal of the menu for the enjoyment of guests alike. His diverse menu recreates classical dishes in a more modern and health orientated fashion.

Guests can also opt to dine in the intimacy of their suite, in the charming wine cellar or the newly launched "Chef's Table" in the kitchen reserved for only 6 guests so they may interact with the Chefs and learn more about the ballito cuisine preparation.

Hotel Izulu is committed to operating in a greener more eco-friendly environment. The Hotel has recently created a new organic herb and vegetable garden, which will provide fresh organic vegetables for use in GiGi's Brasserie a superb Ballito restaurant. The principle source of food for the garden will be the output of the "wormery" - one of several "green" initiatives adopted by the Hotel.