About Poona Lodge
Poona Lodge provides a welcome stopover for holiday and business travellers alike. Located a short distance outside of Phalaborwa on the Mica/Hoedspruit road, you will find an oasis of peace and tranquility under shady indigenous trees which play host to an abundance of bird life.
Poona Lodge has a simple African taste and subtle luxury at affordable rates, with excellent personal service. Accommodation is a lovely thatch lodge consisting of nine bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast is served either in the dining room, out in the garden or around the pool. Evening meals are usually enjoyed under the stars around a blazing wood fire. Traditional braai and side dishes are the most popular, allowing guests to spend the evening chatting and making new friends.
All guests are welcome to wander throughout the property and experience the call of the bushveld. Utmost care has been taken to preserve the prolific bird life and the indigenous trees. Guests can sample the exotic fruit of the marula tree which grows here as well.
Relax at the poolside and enjoy a sundowner at our licensed bar. An evening swim in the pool, which is surrounded by boulders and lush gardens, is an absolute pleasure in our tropical climate. For the avid sports fans, we have a separate TV with DStv in the lapa adjoining the bar where a variety of different drinks can be enjoyed.
All clients are required to sign in on arrival. Breakages will be for your account. Confidentiality and privacy is part of or service. We have a licensed bar open from 12:00 to 21:00. Please be advised no alcohol is allowed to be brought in by guests, as there is cash a bar available.
Poona Lodge Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Phalaborwa
(2 km from Phalaborwa)
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(10.3 km from Phalaborwa)
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(55.9 km from Phalaborwa)
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(7.5 km from Phalaborwa)
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