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Vlei was the last stop of the 3 &Beyond lodges of our South African Safari. It was not the most luxurious (Exeter River Lodge) nor did it have the most spectacular views(Rock Lodge) but what it did have was Elephants. Let me explain. Each room...More
We were recommended to go to Phinda and so glad we have been. Everything was perfect, the accomodation, service, food, location etc. But best of all was the wildlife viewing, our ranger Matt and tracker were top class, so knowledgeable and a good laugh! We...More
With only six gorgeous suites . All with fantastic panoramic vistas over the grassland and animals, Phinda Vlei is without a doubt one of the best options for those looking for a stylish safari lodge with plenty of wildlife and a perfect service to match...More
We stayed at Phinda Vlei for four nights in August at our second safari lodge. We have stayed at 15 different lodges on our safari stays in Africa and Phinda Vlei was our favorite. Our guide Matt and tracker Chris were first class and did...More
We recently stayed for 4 nights during our honeymoon. We travel frequently and have been to many places around the world. This was one of the best travel experiences we have had.
Lodging/room- we stayed in Room 6 and it was beautiful. Lucky enough to...More
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Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The... More
Unfortunately the elephants did not visit during our 4 day stay. We were told that they were there a few days before. Consider it a bonus if they visit but I wouldn't expect it. We did see a Cheetah from our deck! The animal viewing is fantastic.
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"Request room 6 (at the end) for most privacy and chance of elephants drinking from your pool."