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Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Evergreen, Colorado
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Our stay at the Lion Sands Narina Lodge couldn't have been better! The lodging was very romantic, private and comfortable. The food was out of this world - even our picky eater 10 year old son loved it! Across the board the service was exceptional, thinking of every little detail to make us feel special. The game drives were beyond...

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is most beautiful and so authentic in the middle of the bush. My room was gorgeous and lots of room. We even saw animals just outside of our deck - lots of elephants and impala and a cape buffalo off the lodge deck. The staff was great and our driver and tracker were fantastic and we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful lodge with luxurious and comfortable rooms right in the middle of the bush. Wonderful service, food and wine, even during the game drives. Many nice extra touches. Our guide and tracker were both terrific at their jobs and really nice people. One of our best trips ever - hats off to Lion Sands.

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights here on our honeymoon and it was incredible. Our room was incredible! Staff were attentive and knowledgeable. Food was excellent. We also stayed one night in the Tinyeleti Tree house which was also an incredible experience, highly recommended. We can't wait to come back

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The Lions Sands Tinga was the best travel experience my wife and I have ever experienced. It surpassed all previous international destinations it all in almost every category -- quite a memorable experience to say the least. Ishmael (our Ranger) and Sam (our tracker) were outstanding -- knowledgable, friendly, and experts at finding the animals. Cannot recommend the Tinga enough!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the time we touched down at the airport until we left, we were well taken care of by the staff of the Lion Sands Tinga resort. The accommodations were beautiful, the food and service top notch and the morning and evening safari a delight. We saw all the animals on our list, multiple times, in a natural and up...

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Waleska, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough! the accommodations were luxurious. The staff were very attentive and friendly. We had 2 game drives a day and saw 4 of the Big 5. Our guide, Willy, and tracker, Lucas were wonderful! We saw lions feeding on a giraffe kill. We also did a bush walk. Willie was very knowledgable about the flora and fauna...

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything from the moment of arrival to departure was perfect and tailored.The accommodations are beautiful and the safaris are great - the guide and tracker are extremely knowledgeable and have one focus: to make sure your experience is unsurpassed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome stay, staff very friendly and professional. We loved the personal connection made by the staff. They made us feel like family. Best rest in a long time. We loved the fact hat there was no TV in the room. Well done. Keep it up.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lion Sands creates an Epic experience. My time alone with my two boys was absolutely phenomenal. The lodge and room settings, along with the food, service and game drives was beyond exceptional. Thank you to all that made this weekend so special.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lion Sands Tinga Lodge - along the Sabie River within the Kruger National Park - is subtle, sophisticated and serene with grand open spaces. The main areas are double volume, opening onto a wooden deck. With just 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river, you are treated to the ultimate African luxury experience. Each of Tinga's suites has a bathroom with in-door and outdoor shower, separate lounge area with minibar, private plunge pool and deck, 24 hour air-conditioning and a range of luxury amenities. ... more   less 

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Address: Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $2,272 - $2,671 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Kruger National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Kruger National Park
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“We got some lovely messages in our room from the cleaning staff.”
patriciacK9968ID, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 8, but I don't think there is a bad one. Ours was a little walk from the lobby, but I liked it.”
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  • Private plunge pool overlooking the river
Z3482RUjanh, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“I imagine there are cheaper places to stay. But if you're taking this big of a trip for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, you may as well have the best experience of your life!”
W9148RPjennifero, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are big, clean and beautiful! Private pool and nice bathtub. Have a great variety of drinks in the bar- all are inclusive. Love the nuts. I love the scent of their soaps. Some interruptions with their power, but was immediately fixed. Food are superb and the game drives are fun and exciting. A great experience. 😀 👍🏻 ”
susanacZ3292FV, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the rooms nearest the main building. On the right side it will be suite 5. So you do not have to walk too far”
aquamermaid, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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