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Heerlen
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Never seen anything as beautiful as this. Wonderful and creative hospitality. A lifetime experience of the highest order. From the first second tillen the last: a warm bath of care in alle tropical environment. Game watch from your own porch or your own Pool. What comes next?

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Frejus, France
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My ranger was excellent the best I have ever seen. We saw big five in two game drive and many times after. The lodge is like a dream. The room is perfect: great view on the River. I Will come back next years.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Never having been to a game lodge before IU had no preconceptions of what to expect. Within minutes of our arrival we were up close with extraordinary wild animals. Each game drive was special. Mark and Emmanuelle, our ranger and tracker, were incredibly good at locating and bringing us within touching distance of the Big Five. We took some extraordinary...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Just spent 3 nights in this wonderful lodge. I visited it last year and made a choice to return with a group this year because of the service we experienced, the game viewing and the lodging experience. The rooms at Tinga and Narina are very similar, with each having 9 rooms.. These are not rooms in the traditional sense, they...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Most amazing hotel/lodge I've ever been! They made our honeymoon so perfect and special. The staff is so caring and made sure we had everything we needed. They even arranged a lunch at the Sister lodge Tinga so we can experience something diferent. The ranger and trackers are so knowledgeable and respectful to us and the nature. We saw the...

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Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Being our first safari, we wanted a facility that was comfortable and safe. Lion Sands Narina Lodge met and exceeded our expectation. It's a luxury lodge that will certainly spoil you. Food was excellent and plentiful with a variety each day. Eugene and all his staff were excellent! We had a beautiful view of the Sabi River with different animals...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed here for for our first safari trip in South Africa. Everything was wonderful-the room was large and so comfy. We had a private dip pool on the deck which came in handy the day the temps soared to 105. Best guide and tracker - Ismael and George. We could have spent more time with them than our 4 treks...

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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our recent trip to Africa included 3 Safari lodges. Although all three were of excellent quality in regard to accommodation, food, staff friendliness, and safari experiences, Tinga lodge was definitely the one that stood out for us. The setting was superb, the suites are large and beautifully appointed, the meals were varied and excellent in quality, the staff incredibly friendly...

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Thank Rozon47
Reviewed 12 October 2016

While traveling with a group of friends we stayed for three days at the Lion Sands Tinga Lodge at Kruger Park. This five-star lodge was absolutely wonderful in every way. The setting on the Sabie River is gorgeous, with wild animals in view much of the time.The lodge and rooms are beautifully decorated, clean, and private with special turn-down service....

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Quality and service beyond our expectations. Food, activities and amenities make this place a perfect 10. Enjoyed every minute, Tinga lodge stands out from the rest. Full of surprises. Thank you Tinga Lodge

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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: $2,191 - $2,405 (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
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#6 Spa Hotel in Kruger National Park
#6 Luxury Hotel in Kruger National Park
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