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Phinda Rock Lodge

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Phinda Private Game, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal - South Africa

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When you first set eyes on the ochre walls of &Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge clinging to the cliff face you’ll need a second look to realise you haven’t arrived at a Mexican hacienda. While the rugged adobe-style building wouldn’t be out of place in a desert pueblo, the lush bushveld vegetation and the wildlife dotted on the surrounding slopes leave you in no doubt that you’re in the middle of Africa. With only six suites carved into the rocky hillside, you’ll feel you’re part of an elite tribe of rock dwellers suspended in a cosy hideout that offers complete seclusion from the world below. Suspended over the valley below, the cliff-top suites provide an intimate, cosy space in a dramatic setting with an eagle’s eye view of the reserve. Snuggled high above the surrounding panorama, your closest neighbour is likely to be an inquisitive spotted genet paying you a friendly visit on the dining deck.

Children over the age of 12 are welcome at &Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge, although the tents are unsuitable for triple occupation, meaning that younger children are unable to share a room with their parents. In the interest of safety, children younger than 16 are not permitted on walking safaris.

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