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&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge

Perched on a hilltop, with wraparound views of the lush Lebombo foothills, &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is the ultimate family safari destination in the Phinda Private Game Reserve. The iconic &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve encompasses an impressive 29 866 hectares (73 800 acres) of protected wildlife land in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and is home to the Africa’s Big Five as well as 436 bird species. Phinda Mountain Lodge features three room types, with 16 suites, six cottages (that can be turned into three adjoining family cottages), and one family suite. In the main area includes a bar as well as interactive kitchen. Other dining venues include a traditional stone and reed boma for outdoor dining.  A sparkling lodge rim flow pool follows the natural curves of the mountain, a state-of-the-art gym and a massage sala is available.
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge

Room Information

In addition to the 16 suites, &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge also offers six intimate cottages, each with a stylish ensuite bathroom, comfortable sitting area, well-stocked personal bar, as well as a wonderfully spacious decked veranda, private plunge pool and outdoor shower.

&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge boasts 16 suites, each cresting the mountain’s edge, and offering breathtaking raptor’s eye views of the reserve below. All 16 luxurious suites boast a spacious room, with large expansive glass windows overlooking the reserve, and an elegant ensuite bathroom with the same magnificent view. Each bathroom has a gorgeous bath, and both a large indoor and outdoor shower. The suite also hosts a beautifully appointed personal bar, a private sitting area, and a spacious decked veranda with a private rim-flow plunge pool and outdoor lounge.

Family Cottage
&Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge boasts three family cottages, comprised of two regular cottages that are interconnected with a door for easy access. Each cottage has its own ensuite bathroom, with indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a private plunge pool. The suites can accommodate two adults and two children. The family cottage includes a dedicated private safari vehicle and private guide throughout your stay.

Family Suite
Spacious and comfortable, the beautiful family suite at &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge is designed for larger families travelling with children. The suite boasts a shared lounge area as well as two elegant adult bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom featuring indoor and alfresco showers, as well as two interleading children’s rooms. A private veranda off the shared lounge with a nearby pathway leads directly to the sunny deck around the lodge pool. The family suite includes a dedicated private safari vehicle and guide. The family suite can accommodate up to four adults and four children.

Things To Do

Choose from a range of exciting Phinda Adventures such as a specialist walking and tracking safaris, a sleepout under the stars, and other participative conservation experiences such rhino notching, elephant collaring or pangolin tagging. Also on offer outside of the reserve, within easy access of the reserve are Zulu village tours, Africa Foundation community visits, a Maputaland exploration, Maputaland beach trip, night turtle drives (seasonal), scuba safaris, or an incredible ocean safari that offers you a host of marine life sightings. 



Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa



Available Amenities:

Fitness Center

Internet Access

Laundry Services

Mini Bar

On-Site Activities

On-Site Dining



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.