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...


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