Phinda Vlei Lodge (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

Phinda Vlei accommodation with private pool

andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge offers fully inclusive accommodation in Big 5 territory in KwaZulu Natal. Fringing Phinda Private Game Reserve’s wildlife-rich wetland system, along the edge of the rare sand forest; you will find the romantic &Beyond Phinda Vlei Lodge.

The atmosphere is exclusive and personal; with a mixture of understated sophistication and pure luxury. Warm and inviting open fireplaces make the comfortable guest sitting area the ideal place to unwind.

Delicious cuisine is served on expansive outdoor decks; or in a beautiful and remote bush setting. Enjoy an unmatched combination of bush and beach adventures with a wide array of wildlife experiences, cultural encounters, and marine explorations. Children of all ages are welcome at Phinda Vlei Lodge.

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andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge Accommodation

Set on the edge of a sand forest, and overlooking a vast grassy meadow, this gracious, elegant, and charming thatched lodge has 6 x air-conditioned suites (sleeping a maximum of 12 people); that effortlessly blend a sense of old-world luxury with quirky and contemporary features. The suite’s interiors showcase a mix of antiques and collectibles; combined with bold fabrics.

andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge accommodation
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge accommodation

Each suite features a spacious room, each with a spacious en suite bathroom (each equipped with a bath, indoor and outdoor shower), and a dressing room.

Enjoy your own (inclusive) personal bar and coffee station equipped with all the necessities, plus a few premium brands to indulge in while you take in the breathtaking view.  Each spacious suite offers a complimentary ‘gym in a Basket’, complete with a yoga mat for afternoon relaxation sessions on your private deck. Alternatively; relaxing Healing Earth massage treatments are available in-room.

WiFi is also available in suites and guest areas.

Take advantage of a private lap pool and game viewing deck; that overlooks lush plains; to observe antelope, and the many other curious wildlife that may be grazing nearby; as well as a huge variety of birdlife.

Lions on safari in South Africa
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge – lions

Sleepout Under The Stars

Enjoy a magical setting in the middle of the bush; comfortable beds with full duvets and warm blankets, twinkling lanterns hanging from the trees. Be welcomed with sundowner drinks while your guide prepares a delicious meal on the fire. Recreate the day’s adventures around the fire, and fall asleep under the starry sky to the sound of hyena calling in the distance, secure in the knowledge that an armed guard will patrol the site by night.

Rates for andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge (suites)

From 11th January 2022 until 10th January 2023: R12 900 per person sharing
From 11th January 2023 until 10th January 2024: R18 500 per person sharing

Single Supplement:
A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms.

Safari elephants
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge elephants
Phinda Vlei Lodge Rates Include / Exclude

The All-Inclusive rate at Phinda Vlei Lodge includes:

Luxurious accommodation
Three delicious meals daily including all teas and coffees
Two scheduled game drives daily in an open safari vehicle and one hour interactive bush walks; accompanied by an experienced Ranger and Tracker. For more details on included and excluded activities please see Phinda Private Game Reserve
House wines, local brand spirits, beers, soft drinks, and also water
Laundry service
Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip
Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
VAT / Taxes
A complimentary pair of Swarovski Optik binoculars; per room for use during your stay.

Rates exclude transfers / park fees and extras.

Discounts at andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

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

Stay at &Beyond for 6 nights or more to receive a 15% discount

This is based on the per person per night rates with longer than a 5-night stay at selected andBeyond lodges in Africa; except between June & August.

Valid until 31st December 2023

Fly me to Phinda

Stay for 3 nights at Phinda Mountain, Phinda Rock, Phinda Forest, Phinda Vlei, or Phinda Zuka Lodges, and we’ll credit you with R2 750 per flight leg on Airlink flights to Phinda; OR; return scheduled transfers between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and Phinda Game Reserve. Subject to change; these times are currently; Phinda to Durban at 10 am and Durban to Phinda at 11.30 am.
The flight is subject to availability and in addition; must be booked through us
The offer is valid for a minimum of 2 guests and does not apply to groups of 12 or more
The offer does not apply to Cottages, Family Cottages, and Family Suites.
The Fly me to Phinda offer is valid until 10th January 2024; using the full paying adult guests rates.

Honeymoon Safari at Phinda Game Reserve Offer

andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge romantic sundowners
andBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge romantic sundowners

Each &Beyond lodge offers a unique set of private activities and experiences; themed in romance; as a result; an exclusive honeymoon is just waiting for you to enjoy.
This exclusive Safari Honeymoon Offer includes a 50% saving on one partner’s luxurious accommodation at any of &Beyond safari lodges. Normally the honeymoon offer is valid up to 6 months from the wedding date. However, due to the impact of COVID-19, guests qualify for our honeymoon offer if they travel within 12 months of the date of marriage. Valid for travel before 15th December 2023.
Excludes family suites, family rooms, and villas
Valid all year for a minimum of a 2 night’s stay

Weddings at Phinda Vlei Lodge

A wedding at the intimate Phinda Vlei Lodge is unquestionably what brides dream of. See more details on weddings at andBeyond Safari Wedding.

Phinda Vlei Lodge (Kwa-Zulu Natal)
Phinda Vlei Lodge
Phinda Game Reserve Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa

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