South Africa | all-inclusive, eco-friendly, exclusive-luxury, honeymoon, safari, sustainable, tailor-made | safari-lodge | forest, private, reserve | luxury
Fringing the reserve’s wildlife-rich wetland system, along the edge of a rare sand forest, the vibrant and intimate andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge offers a tranquil oasis in the middle of flourishing wilderness. This charming lodge features just six thatched suites to ensure exclusivity. Phinda Vlei’s is inspired by the elegant, turn of the century, plantation-style homesteads of KwaZulu-Natal’s sugarcane and pineapple barons. 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 collectables. Guests can also take advantage of a private lap pool and game viewing deck that overlooks a grassy meadow, where they can observe antelope grazing nearby, as well as a variety of birdlife. Unwind in the beautiful surrounds of the main guest area, which also includes a handsome library, and a welcoming fire pit setting – perfect for pre-dinner drinks! Mealtimes are a delightful affair, with a variety of settings to indulge in the lodge’s delectable menus; one of which is a spacious, all-weather deck that allows for al fresco dining with spectacular views of the surrounding wetland.