&Beyond is the world's leader in luxury experiential travel and safaris. Our roots are in Africa and South Asia, where we run 33 magical safari lodges and camps in the most breathtaking parts of the continent and, through this, sustain hundreds of rural communities and millions of acres of precious, sometimes endangered wildlife land.

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&Beyond Phinda Homestead

Savour the luxury of Africa’s wide open spaces with the sky and savanna theme of &Beyond Phinda Homestead.

Breathtakingly stylish and sophisticated yet refreshingly simple, the Homestead provides the ideal venue to reconnect with friends and family.

With the warm, friendly faces and helping hands of a full complement of staff ready to welcome you on arrival, you will instantly feel as though this is your second home.

Inviting rooms designed around retro trinkets, Zulu crafts and sleek, contemporary touches reinforce the impression that this private safari villa is designed for comfort and ease.

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About the Lodge

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Why Visit

  • Sole-use safari villa for families or groups
  • Private open 4x4 safari vehicle at your convenience
  • Dedicated ranger/host, tracker, butler and chef
  • Completely customisable daily schedule
  • Ideal for families 
  • Seven habitats allow for much greater diversity in species and landscapes
  • Wildlife includes cheetah, black rhino and nyala
  • Variety of adventures available
  • 23 000 hectare (56 800 acre) private game reserve with limited number of vehicles
  • Phinda Homestead was named Expensive Places Editor’s Choice luxury safari villa of summer 2014

Climate

Summer (October-April)
Daytime temperatures above 35˚C / 95˚F

Winter (May-September)
Night-time temperature rarely drops below 10˚C / 50˚F

Subtropical climate with hot, humid and wet and summers from September to April and warm to cool and dry winters from May to August. Rainfall averages 1,000mm / 39” per annum.

Fast Facts

  • Best time to travelAll year round; best game viewing from March to end of September.
  • Recommended for ChildrenYes, this lodge is ideal for families.  See our Family Travel page.
  • Guest SafetyThe lodge is not fenced off and we request guests be extremely vigilant at all times.
  • Lodge AmenitiesPrivate 4x4 safari vehicle, butler, chef, and ranger and tracker team
  • LanguagesAfrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, and Sepedi.
  • WildlifeCheetah, white & black rhino, nyala antelope, and more. Find out more about Wildlife.
  • CurrencySouth Afrian Rand (ZAR)
  • Capacity4 Rooms, 8 guests maximum 

Recommended Itineraries

Activities

Beach and bush, wildlife and culture, the marvels of nature and the wonders of the ocean depths - &Beyond Phinda has it all.

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Activities Include

  • Mzinene River Boat Cruise
  • A Night Under the Skies
  • Maputaland Beach Adventure
  • Indian Ocean Scuba Safari
  • Black Rhino Tracking on Foot
  • Tutrle Nesting Adventure (Nov-Feb)
  • Endangered Wild Cats Project
  • Swimming with Whale Sharks
Learn More about Phinda Homestead
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    The days are designed to thrill you with intimate wildlife encounters and the nights to spoil you with the romance of Africa.

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    True African hospitality lies at the core of &Beyond's lodges and camps throughout the continent.

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    The sky and savanna them of &Beyond Phinda Homestead is designed to make the most of the luxury of Africa’s wide open spaces.

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