Bordered by lush green valleys and densely wooded hills studded with aloes, andBeyond Phinda Zuka Lodge sits in the west of Phinda Private Game Reserve. With just four thatched Zululand bush cottages, this intimate lodge is ideal for family gatherings and special occasion safaris and can be booked as an exclusive use lodge or for individual room bookings. Characterised by hues of blue and stone, with a strong emphasis on shape and texture, Zuka’s overall ambiance is that of cool, coastal bush style embodying the sophistication of simplicity. The charming cottages cluster around a busy waterhole where a diversity of wildlife is regularly seen and birdlife flourished. Each cottage boasts a luxurious ensuite bathroom, complete with a circular bath chamber, double showers and twin hand basins. Comfortable lounge chairs on private verandas allow for gentle contemplation or even an afternoon siesta. Guest areas include an interactive café-style kitchen, indoor sitting and dining areas, an intimate library with internet access and a swimming pool with an extended wooden deck overlooking the surrounding wilderness.