Phinda Game Reserve
As its name implies, &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge sits majestically on the crest of a mountain, boasting dramatic views of the rolling landscape, which can be admired from every suite.
The lodge is intimate with only 25 luxurious suites which are split into two levels – sleeping and sitting area – and a large wooden deck from where guests can admire the views of the Ubombo mountains and coastal plains of Kwazulu Natal.
Dinner is served in an outdoor boma (dining area), under the star-studded sky, where guests can savour delicious Pan-African dishes.
Game-viewing is rich in the region and there are many opportunities to spot the Big Five in South Africa and whilst staying at &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge. There are also activities which can take you down to the coast where guests can go deep-sea fishing, scuba diving of just relaxi on the beaches of Sodwana Bay.
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge Information
- Location & Getting There
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is located with Phinda Private Game Reserve, a 3 hour drive north of Durban and is easily reached by road. There is also an airstrip and charter flights from Durban and Richards Bay Airports.
The 25 suites are all air-conditioned and come decked with their own sittings rooms and en-suite bathroom with free standing tubs and outdoor rain showers. Each suites offer a sitting area, bar and private deck with plunge pool allowing guests to make the most of the views. There are also two family suites with interconnecting rooms available to guests.
Open air boma for dining
A stay at &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is undoubtedly exciting with the superb game viewing activities available. Other activities such as black rhino tracking, horse riding along the shore, Zulu village tour, river canoeing, birding are also great ways to spend your time in the Game Reserve.
Children below the age of 8 are not allowed at &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge. Children under the age of 12 can participate in game drives at the guide’s discretion. Private family game drives can also be arranged. Baby-sitting can be arranged.