Phinda Homestead (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

Family safaris at Phinda Homestead Lodge

Tucked into the edge of a dappled forest in the north of Phinda Private Game Reserve, lies andBeyond Phinda Homestead. A gracious sole-use safari villa; complete with a dedicated ranger, tracker, butler, and chef. Designed like a contemporary bush farmhouse, Phinda Homestead is ideal for both families and small groups of friends.

Four private bedrooms sleep eight guests. All with spacious bathrooms that blend naturally with the cool, large, and inviting guest spaces. Children of all ages are welcome. There is one additional children’s bedroom that can accommodate 4 x kids on 2 x bunk beds. Therefore a total of 12 people. There will however be a supplement, and a second vehicle will be used.

andbeyond Phinda Homestead Villa accommodation
Villa bedrooms

An interactive kitchen brings the lodge’s private chef into the center of the guest experience. While a fully equipped private gym and spa allow for relaxation between safaris.

andBeyond Phinda Homestead has disabled access with assistance and WiFi throughout the villa.

The outdoor sitting and dining area is the heart of the Homestead. This is the perfect place to spend leisure hours on the inviting sofas; in the rim flow pool or dining.

South Africa exclusive-use villa safari
Outdoor spaces

With your own dedicated ranger, tracker, butler, chef, and safari host; Phinda Homestead offers the ideal home away from home for a family celebration or special occasion safari. Enjoyed at your own pace. Game drive times, as well as meals, are all to your preferences. To create a fully personalized safari.

andBeyond Phinda family safari
Kids game drive

About Phinda Private Game Reserve and activities available

28 555 ha of private, traversing across 7 distinct habitats; allows for a great diversity of landscapes and exclusive game viewing in this very special corner of Zululand. A limited number of vehicles at sightings and sensitive off-road driving practices allow close-up sightings of the Big Five and much more wildlife.

Big 5 exclusive safari at Phinda
Cheetah with cubs

A variety of incredible adventures are available. These include twice-daily game drives, nature walks, conservation, and community experiences, sleepouts, village tours, an infrared Night Eye Experience, specialist safaris; as well as nearby ocean activities. See our Phinda Private Game Reserve page for more info on activities.

Sodwana Bay scuba diving from Phinda Game Reserve
Sodwana Bay scuba diving

Rates for Phinda Homestead (Villa)

From 11th January 2024 until 10th January 2025: R180,000 for up to 8 people
From 11th January 2025 until 10th January 2026: R198,000 for up to 8 people
Accommodation for an extra 4 x children is available; at an additional cost. A second vehicle would be required for 12 guests.

Rates include:
Accommodation for 8 x guests
1 x private vehicle included for 8 x guests
Three meals daily
Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, and refreshments on game drives
Safari activities also include a one-hour nature walk accompanied by experienced armed trackers (subject to availability). For more details on included and excluded activities; please see Phinda Private Game Reserve
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
VAT / Taxes
Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip
A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars per room for use during your stay

Rates exclude transfers / park fees and extras.

Discounts at Phinda Homestead

Milestone Celebrations Offer

Celebrate a significant birthday or wedding anniversary with us and receive a 20% discount on your accommodation
Applicable for the following birthdays: 18th, 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th etc.
Applicable for the following wedding anniversaries: 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th and 60th.
Valid for 6 months before OR after your celebration date. Simply provide your identification or wedding certificate as proof.
Valid for all room types.
May not be combined with other offers or long stay rates.
Offer can only be applied to the room the milestone guests will be occupying.

Valid 11th January – 10th April 2025, 1st May – 30 June 2025 and 1st September – 20th December 2025

Stay longer for less at &Beyond in South Africa: Visit and save up to 15%

Visit and save up to 15% on your accommodation every year.

This is based on per person per night published rates with longer than a 5 night stay.

Long Stay Rates may be applied for a combination of &Beyond lodges in Africa; except between June to August.

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Phinda Homestead (Kwa-Zulu Natal)
Phinda Homestead
Phinda Game Reserve Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa

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