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Tinga Legends Lodge Wy, Kruger National Park 1350 South Africa
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#42 of 182 Speciality lodging in Kruger National Park
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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.
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andrewk06 wrote a review 26 Nov
Los Angeles, California141 contributions69 helpful votes
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We had a 5 star experience staying at Lion Sands Tinga for my wife and my honeymoon and the staff really went above and beyond to make this stay truly special from the food to the safari and everything in between. We had the pleasure to be paired with our guide Jabu and tracker Wanted and together they did such a great job at spotting animals and making each safari ride a treat! They were very knowledgeable and took pride in their jobs and were patient with each and every question we had. Ellon was our waiter for every meal and took special care for remembering all our preferences (we love the More Chilli sauce!). His passion for service is unmatched. Nadia and her staff were consistently checking in with us and ensuring all our needs were met. The cleaning staff were top notch and loved the special personalized note each day! We did a few spa services and thought they did a fantastic job and how nice to hear the sounds of nature at the same time! We highly recommend staying at the Lion Sands Tinga Lodge.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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ostermiller wrote a review 22 Nov
Kaysville, Utah5 contributions2 helpful votes
This is one vacation that we will never forget. We loved the Lion Sands Tinga, and we would recommend to anyone interested. It is well worth the money that you spend. The entire staff is amazing. Each of them go above and beyond what they are asked to do!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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78ramon wrote a review Oct 2021
Woerden, The Netherlands3 contributions
We stayed at Tinga for 3 nights. The welcome was really good, with a drink, someone showing the property and the rooms and explaining what to expect. Rooms are large. Great beds! The atmosphere is beautiful. A well stocked minibar and snacks available in the room (all is included). The separate shower looks over the bush around, and it is very likely to spot some game while showering. We had the best guide and tracker one can think of, Herman and Kruger. They work together perfectly and they have a great sense of humor. Herman has a lot of knowledge he likes to share but also with respect for the group when they are talking together. Rooms are very clean. The staff is great, friendly and attentive. They created a dinner at the pool for us (and during dinner elephants just walked by the pool. We tipped our driver, tracker, cleaning staff, and butler on a daily basis for the whole group. At checkout we got a form on which we had to fill in what tip we gave for driver, staff etc again. It was quite awkward when the lady at the reception admitted she actually knew we did it on daily basis. Made us feel like we refused to tip the great staff. It would have been better if these expectations were told at check in... That is the only improvement I can think of. I can highly recommend staying at Tinga Lodge to experience the most luxurious safari one can think of.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Deedee G wrote a review Sep 2021
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From the minute we arrived, our group of 8 family members were blow away by the lodge, our accommodations, the food and the service. The staff could not do enough for our group. The game drives did not disappoint, with viewing after viewing of the big 5 and all the little ones too. Herds of elephants, several lion viewings including a lioness kill and 8 different leopards, 2 in trees with their kill and a mother with her cub, buffalo, giraffes and so much more. They took time to answer all our questions and were clearly environmentally conscious and careful. We would highly recommend this lodge.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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bethgbknyc wrote a review Sep 2021
Brooklyn, New York3 contributions
We heard about Tinga through Spirit of Africa (our travel agents) and we had a wonderful stay. The food was delicious, the staff was incredibly attentive and accommodating (including our gluten-free & dairy-free guests), the game drives were spectacular (with hot water bottles to keep us warm on the Landy in the AM!), and lodge and rooms are beautifully appointed. Our guides, Ryno and George, were super informative and enabled us to see SO many animals up close, including some very special sightings. The spa services were average, but still lovely and extra relaxing... and really that was just a bonus because we were there to see the incredible wildlife. Highly recommend Tinga and we've raved about it to family and friends! PS - There was another family there that was on their FIFTH stay at Tinga, and that speaks volumes.
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US$1 792 - US$2 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tinga private game hotel skukuza, tinga private game skukuza
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Tinga Private Game Lodge
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lion Sands Tinga Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Parks Shop (2.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Lion Sands Tinga Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Lion Sands Tinga Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Lion Sands Tinga Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.