Experience a gem getaway at Phophonyane Eco Lodge in Swaziland

Phophonyane Eco Lodge is a gem of a getaway destination in Swaziland. Author and writer, Bridget Hilton-Barber says that it’s located in the Northwest so it’s filled with beautiful scenery, valleys and mountains.

This place has been around on the scene for at least 15 years.

Bridget Hilton-Barber, author and writer

It’s main feature is this incredible waterfall.

Bridget Hilton-Barber, author and writer

Phophonyane is set alongside an incredible waterfall that tumbles over some of the oldest rocks in the world says Hilton-Barber. She adds that the swimming pool at the top of the waterfall is incredible, and you can get a view of the mountains and river.

The accommodation:

Take your pick from their luxury tents, self-catering cottages or traditional beehive thatched huts says Hilton-Barber. She adds that the rates vary according to the type of accommodation, but budget R1 200 per person per night.

The activities:

Hilton-Barber says that the lodge is set in a private nature reserve - which means lovely walking trails through the forest and alongside the river. There's amazing bird life and you can do guided walks she adds.

The food:

Phophonyane has a lovely restaurant called The Driftwood Restaurant says Hilton-Barber. She adds that there is a comfortable lounge next door, with books, games and artwork.

Hear more about this gem in the audio below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
[LISTEN] Wellness Feature: How we sabotage ourselves in the law of attraction

[LISTEN] Wellness Feature: How we sabotage ourselves in the law of attraction

Psychologist, coach and teacher Yasmeen Engelbrecht chats about the next step after identifying authentic desire.

[LISTEN] Lexi's Healthy Eatery is changing the game with their plant-based grub

[LISTEN] Lexi's Healthy Eatery is changing the game with their plant-based grub

In a new feature on the #WeekendBreakfast, Phemelo Motene chats to the owner of Lexi's about sustainable living and veganism.

Rea Moeti sheds light on her Marikana massacre-inspired film 'Mma Moeketsi'

Rea Moeti sheds light on her Marikana massacre-inspired film 'Mma Moeketsi'

Award-winning writer, director and filmmaker Rea Moeti chats about the inspiration behind her Marikana massacre-inspired film.

[LISTEN] Psychologist says that depressed kids need to act out their problems

[LISTEN] Psychologist says that depressed kids need to act out their problems

Educational psychologist, Claire Maher chats to #WeekendBreakfast host Phemelo Motene about depression in kids.

Cheap flights to exotic destinations... no travel agent required!

Cheap flights to exotic destinations... no travel agent required!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ross Kata (Expedia Area Manager for Africa, Indian Ocean and Israel).

Mzansi Girl goes to Swaziland

Mzansi Girl goes to Swaziland

Travel blogger, Meruschka Govender is in Swaziland this weekend for the annual MTN Bushfire Musical Festival.

Popular articles
[WATCH] What a 'braai' baby!  - boy cries hysterically for a braai!

[WATCH] What a 'braai' baby! - boy cries hysterically for a braai!

Khabazela shares Facebook posts that have gone viral, including an emotional confrontation of a bully.

ANC Tshwane says the City's mayor knew of the looted R12 billion

ANC Tshwane says the City's mayor knew of the looted R12 billion

ANC Tshwane spokesperson Bafuze Yabo gives details of their planned action against the City of Tshwane.

Jacques Pauw: We need more evidence on the 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' book

Jacques Pauw: We need more evidence on the 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' book

Investigative journalist and author Jacques Pauw shares his thoughts on 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island' book.

[WATCH] Kid goes from 'be a fart machine at work' to 'I love you dad'

[WATCH] Kid goes from 'be a fart machine at work' to 'I love you dad'

Khabazela shares tweets & videos that have gone viral including a parrot that told firefighters the F-word during its rescue.

Private schooling for your kids (at a low price unheard of just a few years ago)

Private schooling for your kids (at a low price unheard of just a few years ago)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews SPARK Schools cofounder and CEO Stacey Brewer.

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

'Black Tax'... working hard, earning well, but struggling financially

Young(ish) South Africans tell stories of the mixed emotions they feel when supporting family members, and tips from an advisor.