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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Our stay in Vlei lodge was honestly unbelievable. When driving to the lodge in our own rental car, the adventure already began when we had to drive through unpaved and sandy roads in the national park and we received a letter from Andbeyond at the...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stayed 3 nights at the gorgeous Vlei lodge July 31, Aug 1, and Aug 2 and did not want to leave. Everything was perfect! The game drives were so much fun, (thank you Warren, our ranger, and Able our tracker; you guys were awesome!)....More

Thank jayme838
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have been lucky enough to travel all over the world, but Phinda Vlei is my favorite place. Everything about this lodge is wonderful. The staff was welcoming and friendly. We had an amazing time with Sarah and Chris, our ranger and tracker. They were...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My wife and I flew to Phinda on a 16-passenger plane to visit this first of three different safari lodges during our stay in Southern Africa. As the plane landed on the airstrip late in the afternoon, we saw the safari truck parked at the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Everything about this property is wonderful! The staff was incredibly gracious, welcoming and made sure our every need was taken care of. The suites are beautiful and offer excellent views of the animals. The food made by "Happiness" the chef was delicious and never ending....More

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Response from happytraveler12015 | Reviewed this property |
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
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"with only 6 suite , no differrence we were 4 and 6 same side"
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"Room 6 for the possibility of the elephants drinking but happy to sacrifice your swim. No contest."
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"Request room 6 (at the end) for most privacy and chance of elephants drinking from your pool."
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"Rooms 5 and 6 animals visit splash pool"
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