&Beyond Phinda Vlei Lodge

  • Set on the edge of a sand forest overlooking a waterhole (or vlei)
  • Extremely luxurious, intimate and exclusive
  • Six thatched suites on stilts with their own private plunge pool
  • Wonderful views of the animals around
  • Game drives, bush walks, birdwatching, rhino tracking, canoe/ river cruise
When To Visit Phinda Game Reserve:

Vlei Lodge lies on the edge of a rare sand forest and overlooks a grassy meadow with a water hole that attracts animals both in the early morning and evening.

Vlei Lodge is a fabulous place to stay if you visit Phinda – romantic, intimate, luxurious and with a lovely atmosphere.

Set on the edge of a sand forest overlooking a waterhole (or vlei), within the private Phinda Game Reserve.

The six luxurious suites are thatched, built on stilts and have floor-to-ceiling windows so that you can really feel part of your surroundings. You can even watch the animals pass by while taking a shower or relaxing in your bath. Each suite has a sitting area, ensuite bathroom, large viewing deck and a plunge pool.

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy: Game drives in the morning and evening, bush walks, canoeing or boat trips on the Mzinene River as well as possible excursions to go on a flight over the reserve or even scuba diving off the coast.

Phinda Game Reserve