&Beyond Phinda Rock Lodge

Rock dwelling in luxury, where guests get to stay in little mini castles carved out of the hillside – possibly the most extraordinary construction in the bush.

Suspended over the valley, just six suites offer a bird’s eye view of the bush, the forest and its environs from either the comfort of your suite, from your vast viewing deck or from your private plunge pool. These exceptional dwellings act as the perfect base from which to explore and enjoy the surrounding bush.


Phinda Private Game Reserve


  • Twice daily game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Canoeing
  • Turtle watching
  • Private plunge pools

Our Thoughts

Accommodation is in charming suites, stunningly constructed in the style of mini-castles. If the mere mortal want to really holiday like a king or queen, then combine a stay here with one of the private castles at the Conrad Pezula.

AndBeyond Private Game Reserve Rock Lodge

  • Dining areas
  • Private plunge pool
  • Daily game drives
  • visit the Safari Shop at Mountain Lodge


The guest dining and sitting areas have imposing fireplaces and open out onto a shaded deck with sweeping views of the Lebombo Mountains and bushveld below and beyond. The perfect location to enjoy a peaceful and taste bud tingling meal.

Six exceptional suites perched on the side of a rocky cliff. Each suite has a spacious bedroom with bath, shower, his and her basins and separate WC. All suites have their own private sitting area, personal bar and deck offering unrivalled views of spectacular Leopard Rock and the valley below. The highlight of each suite though has to be the personal plunge pool. Carved out of the natural rock it sits on the edge of the cliff, giving you the sense you are floating in mid air. So as the sun goes down and you are floating around with a glass of South African wine, you’ll think – life can’t get much better.

  • Twice daily game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Bird watching
  • Riverboat cruises
  • Canoeing
  • Costal flights
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Turtle viewing (Seasonal Nov-Jan)
  • Horse riding
  • Cultural visit

Regretfully, for safety reasons due to the cliffside location, children cannot be accommodated.

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Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
+44 (0)20 7843 3531

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