Phinda Vlei Lodge

South Africa
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Fringing Phinda Private Game Reserve's wildlife-rich wetland system, situated along the edge of the rare sand forest, the sophisticated andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge is intimately integrated into the surrounding bush. Gracious and elegant, this charming lodge comprises six thatched suites decorated in a subtle blend of North and West African styles, with hints of a Balinese influence. Each suite, which features a luxurious ensuite bathroom, dressing room, private plunge pool and game viewing deck, overlooks a grassy meadow where guests can observe herds of grazing antelope and zebra, as well as a variety of birdlife. The atmosphere is exclusive and personal, with a mixture of understated sophistication and pure luxury. Large private lap pools provide the ideal place to relax and enjoy the drama of the African wilderness unfold, while warm and inviting open fireplaces make the comfortable guest sitting area the ideal place to unwind on a cool afternoon. Delicious and innovative cuisine is served on the expansive outdoor decks or in a beautiful and remote bush setting, creating lifelong memories.


FromR 25 800,00 SuitesFull Board

Each air conditioned suite features a spacious room, luxurious ensuite bathroom, and dressing room. The ensuite bathroom provides a sense of old world luxury, while the suite’s interiors showcase a mix of curated antiques and collectibles. Take advantage of a private lap pool and game viewing deck that overlooks a grassy meadow. 
​​Accommodation - Three meals daily - Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, and refreshments on game drives - Laundry - Safari activities - One hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability) - Emergency medical evacuation - Insurance - VAT - Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip - A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars per room for use during your stay.​
​​​Administration fee - Telephone calls - Safari shop purchases - Gratuities - All items of a personal nature - Champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits, and cigars - Government bed levy - Conservancy or park fees - Landing fees - Phinda Adventures.
Property Amenities
  • Car Park
  • Laundry Services Available
  • Secure Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • TV Room
  • WIFI - Free
Child Policy

1 Child sharing with 1 paying adult is charged an adult rate - The maximum number of guests in the room is 2 - No children under 16 on Walking Safaris - children 5 years and younger cannot participate in game drives - children aged 6 to 11 permitted on game drives at the lodge manager’s discretion - Childminding available at an additional cost.

Cancellation Policy
All Seasons:
Cancellations 0 to 45 days prior to arrival 100% cancellation fee.
Cancellations 46 to 365 days prior to arrival 30% cancellation fee.

No-show bookings will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Early departures will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
All cancellation fees are calculated based on total room charge.
Should travel not be possible due to any COVID19 related cause or government restrictions we will allow deferral of travel for 12 months within the corresponding season.