Incredibly stylish and refreshingly simple, Phinda Homestead is a home away from home, within the most opulent of settings. Perfectly suited for families or groups travelling together, a full complement of staff are on hand to cater for your every need. The villa can sleep up to 8 people max and we find it works best for families. The decor is warm and inviting, and whilst luxuriously stylish, is still sure to appeal to all generations of your family. Large windows give a sense of space, beds are positioned so as you wake facing the reserve beyond each morning. you'll also have a private pool and private gym.
The award-winning andBeyond Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal covers 23 000 hectors of land encompassing seven unique ecosystems. Exciting game viewing offers guests the chance to spot the Big Five as well as marine species like dolphins and turtles and 415 bird species. The reserve is particularly well known for close-up sightings of the elegant yet elusive cheetah, as well as the rare black rhino.
With a dedicated ranger and tracker, as well as private vehicle for your family, you can set your own safari times. Your personal chef and butler, work from an interactive kitchen so if you prefer to get involved with meals they are more than happy for you to do so! All requests can be met and catered for and dining can be taken in the dining room, the outdoor boma or even on location in the bush. Days will be filled with thrilling wildlife encounters and evenings with countless tales of the day, sumptuous meals and incredible memories.
- Expert rangers and Zulu trackers lead Big 5 game drives in open vehicles
- Walking safaris, night drives and conservation activities
- Contemporary bush farmhouse, it's an elegant and homely villa
- Perfect for families - children will experience bushcraft activities
At a glance
- 4-bedroom sole-use villa
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- All Inclusive
"Why not design your own dinner party? The chef will gladly whip up your favorites or, if you're feeling creative, jump in and the chef will teach you some African recipes."
This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Take a journey through Phinda Homestead to get a flavour of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
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