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Phinda Mountain Lodge at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve

Northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

99 Excellent 53 Reviews
One of six safari lodges within the &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, Mountain Lodge includes 16 suites, three family cottages and the exclusive family suite on a hilltop with mountain views.
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Phinda Mountain Lodge at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve

Summary of 60 verified reviews

99
Excellent

Excellent family hotel. Fantastic service.

Perched on a dramatic hill top with wraparound views of the spectacular Ubombo mountain range, and the surrounding Zululand bush, &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is a dramatic safari destination. Boasting 16 suites, three family cottages and the exclusive family suite, they all offer breathtaking raptor’s-eye views of the reserve below. Roomy luxurious suites boast natural light through expansive glass windows, elegant ensuite bathrooms inspired by Zulu basketware designs, a beautifully appointed personal bar, private sitting area, sunken lounge and a spacious veranda with a plunge pool and outdoor shower. Intimate sitting areas brim with sunlight, and open decks make the most of the magnificent views. A spacious bar area links the pool, spa and gym that features state-of-the-art equipment, and a yoga deck with a view. Delicious meals are served in the dining area that features an interactive kitchen and pizza oven, and under a star-studded sky in the traditional stone and reed Boma, theatrically illuminated by dozens of candles and lanterns.The rim flow pool follows the contours of the hill, with magnificent views of the Lebombo foothills, and the Safari shop showcases the best of regional basket and beadwork.

Phinda Mountain Lodge offers superior views of beautiful mountain scenery are the special feature of this ethnically inspired bush lodge. 25 suites, including a family suite, feature spacious en suite bathrooms, sitting areas and spectacular viewing decks. The sense of space is enhanced by an open courtyard and guest areas with vaulted ceilings, spacious terraces and enormous fireplaces. The Mountain Lodge includes: air conditioning, private sitting room and en suite bathroom, outdoor showers, lodge pool and private plunge pools, Safari Shop, and conference room for up to 30 guests.

Phinda is world-renowned for its exclusive and unique safari accommodation, situated in one of Africa's most ecologically diverse regions. Its splendid lodges capture the magical flair of the African bush, offering guests a unique safari experience never to be forgotten. Facilities include Six safari lodges, including a private villa; Professionally trained rangers and trackers; Variety of bush and beach adventures. Guest Services include Butler Service, Laundry Service, Wild-child children’s program, Child-minding available at specific lodges, and In-room massage.

Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous iSimangaliso / Greater St Lucia Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide range of safari activities.

Thanks to its coastal rainfall pattern, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve enjoys a lush green environment that contains seven distinct ecosystems. andBeyond Phinda is often referred to as ‘Seven Worlds of Wonder.’ This fascinating variety of landscape and vegetation shelters an abundance of wildlife, including not only the Big Five but many rarer and less easily spotted species, such as the elusive cheetah or the scarce black rhino.

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Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous iSimangaliso / Greater St Lucia Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide range of safari activities. Thanks to its coastal rainfall pattern, andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve enjoys a lush green environment that contains seven distinct ecosystems. andBeyond Phinda is often referred to as ‘Seven Worlds of Wonder.’ This fascinating variety of landscape and vegetation shelters an abundance of wildlife, including not only the Big Five but many rarer and less easily spotted species, such as the elusive cheetah or the scarce black rhino.

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Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance. A private in-room dining experience will be provided once during stay. Upgrade is subject to availability at time of check-in.

Hotel Address:
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve
  • Phinda Private Game Reserve
  • Northern KwaZulu-Natal, Zululand
  • South Africa

Location Summary
Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous iSimangaliso / Greater St Lucia Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
Meeting Space
Conference room for up to 30 guests.
Fine Dining On Site
Delicious meals are served in the dining area that features an interactive kitchen and pizza oven, and under a star-studded sky in the traditional stone and reed Boma, theatrically illuminated by dozens of candles and lanterns.
Fitness Center
Gym that features state-of-the-art equipment, and a yoga deck with a view.
Pool Outdoor
Suites include a spacious veranda with a private plunge pool and outdoor shower. Also a Lodge rim flow pool follows the contours of the hill, with magnificent views of the Lebombo foothills
Spa Facility
In-room massage
Shopping
The Safari shop showcases the best of regional basket and beadwork.


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Ecological Tourism
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running