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Maguga Lodge

41 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 12 rooms

You’ll find Maguga Lodge in the heart of the Hhohho region in Swaziland and is ideally situated for proximity to the Kruger National Park...
You’ll find Maguga Lodge in the heart of the Hhohho region in Swaziland and is ideally situated for proximity to the Kruger National Park as well as Mpumalanga Province and Mozambique. Overlooking the shimmering waters of Maguga Dam, the lodge offers the discerning traveler a tranquil retreat.

On offer is stunning accommodation; restaurant and bar; conferencing facilities; weddings and functions venue. Maguga Lodge is fresh, fun. It is the ideal destination to unwind and recapture that sense of calmness which is often lost in our day to day hustle and bustle.

For the adventure seekers, neighbouring Enkhaba Adventures offers the following activities: quad-biking; para-gliding; hiking; abseiling and canoeing. And for those who are not predisposed to adrenaline pumping through their veins; the bird life is rich and varied. Be on the looking for the Fish Eagle as well as Swallows.

Maguga Lodge is the ideal stop-over to exploring Northern Swaziland. The acclaimed Ngwenya Glass factory is within 30 minutes drive. The Peak Fine Craft Centre in Piggs Peak offers wares from Likhweti Kraft; Coral Stephens Hand Weaving; and Tinsaba Crafts. All products are the result of various community based projects aimed at empowering the local women. Maguga Lodge is people about people and truly invites you to stay a while.

We also offer the Shosholoza Boat Cruise for 1 hour at a price of R100 pp.
from R270

Sunset View Guest House

14 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

Sunset View Guest House is situated in the small rural town of Pigg's Peak in the Hhohho District of north west Swaziland, with...
Sunset View Guest House is situated in the small rural town of Pigg's Peak in the Hhohho District of north west Swaziland, with breathtaking mountain views. This well-fenced, secure property is currently being developed in an eco-friendly way utilizing permaculture techniques, to leave as small a foot print on the earth's surface as possible.

The residence and guest house use solar-heated water and rain water from the roof is captured in tanks for garden irrigation. Some grey water is treated for orchard irrigation, while other grey water irrigates the banana and pawpaw circles. Chickens and guinea fowl roam free in the fenced, developing and orchard area, and large ponds are under construction to create an attractive environment for the more than 40 bird species found visiting this property.

Secure off-street parking is provided and each guest unit has its own entrance and outdoor area, bathroom and satellite TV. All guest units are also equipped with a self-catering mini kitchen with utensils, microwave oven and either a two-burner cook top or an electric fry pan. Tea and coffee is provided and a breakfast basket is available on request.
from R550

Phophonyane Falls Lodge & Nature Reserve

22 Reviews
Sleeps 35 in 11 rooms

Phophonyane Falls Lodge, Swaziland's own unique hideaway is quietly tucked away in its own 500 ha...
Phophonyane Falls Lodge, Swaziland's own unique hideaway is quietly tucked away in its own 500 ha nature reserve in a place of legendary romance and breathtaking natural surroundings. The Phophonyane River runs through the reserve in a series of waterfalls and cascades with the sound of running water providing an ever present sense of calm at the lodge.

A network of walkways lead one from the accommodation through water gardens which merge with the rivers edge onto a spectacular display of one of the world's oldest rock formations (3.6 billion years). The walking trails network within the reserve takes you through the riverine forest interspersed with viewpoints some of which command a view of the majestic Makhonjwa and Gobolondlo Mountain ranges and the Ntfonjeni valley.

The Phophonyane Nature Reserve is home to small mammals such as red duiker, Cape clawless otter, bush buck and a remarkable 230 bird species including the elusive Narina Trogon, purple crested lourie and the wood owl.

Guests at Phophonyane are guaranteed a high level of privacy and personal service. The 26 bed lodge offers accommodation in safari tents, family cottages, luxury beehives and a honeymoon suite, with some self-catering units. Each unit is individually woven into the lush fabric of tall sub-tropical forest. All meals can be enjoyed at the lodge’s renowned and stylishly furnished restaurant, where healthy home-cooked meals and fine wines are a feature. On cool winter nights, a roaring log fire lulls the senses and warms the heart.

Secluded viewing decks, refreshing natural rock pools, and a stunning hilltop swimming pool with views to the distant horizon are further enticing characteristics. Other facilities include a small library, internet room and TV room with DSTV. Phophonyane has one of the most attractive and best stocked crafts shops in Swaziland.

Our guests always comment on the quality and warmth of our team of friendly Swazi staff.

Attractions:
There are a number of nearby attractions. These are:

-a community hiking trail along the ridge of Gobondlo
Mountain.
-The spectacular Maguga Dam where canoe trips can be
arranged.
-Malolotja Nature Reserve, one of Southern Africa’s
prime mountain areas, with excellent hiking and game
viewing.
-Bushman paintings.
-The ‘gap’, where the Komati River disappears
underground.
-Matsamo Cultural Center and Restaurant.
-Peak Fine Craft and Restaurant.
-Orion Pigg’s Peak Hotel and Casino, which offers a
number of facilities to Phophonyane guests, including
riding facilities, mountain bikes, tennis and squash
and gym.
-Bulembu village, an old mining town set in the
mountains, with hiking trails and guided tours of the
village.
-Mondi Forest Plantations which occurs along the
boundary of the nature reserve and offers excellent
jogging and mountain biking trails.

from R1310

Lightleys House Boats Maguga Dam

7 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Lightleys House Boats on Maguga Dam provides a unique, self-catered, self-drive holiday experience....
Lightleys House Boats on Maguga Dam provides a unique, self-catered, self-drive holiday experience. Located just south of Piggs Peak, the dam has a capacity of 332 million cubic meters of water and a wall height of 115 meters, making it one of the highest in Southern Africa. It is well known for its excellent fishing opportunities and holds the national bass record currently set at 5.3kg. Fed by the Komati River, the dam is situated within the Komati Gorge which offers it protection against the elements.

As a result of the warm water flowing into it ,there is a healthy water bird population and a variety of small game roaming the banks. Swaziland is a pleasant three hour drive from Johannesburg in South Africa and Maguga Dam is just 35 minutes from either Jeppies Reef or Oshoek Border Posts, off the Piggs Peak road. For a truly African experience, Swaziland has it all; wonderful weather all year, spectacular scenic beauty, many tourist attractions, and the friendly hospitality of the locals.

We have strategically placed eight mooring points in the dam, chosen specifically for their good fishing and birding opportunities as well as their privacy. Our houseboats can sleep up to four people and are superbly equipped for a self-catering getaway, with everything you would need to prepare and enjoy your own food on board, as well as linen. There is a barbeque grill on the deck.

If you get tired of relaxing on the deck, there are numerous activities to choose from in the area. Lightleys Holiday Houseboats on Maguga Dam is part of the Swaziland Mountain Meander and guests can enjoy the nearby attractions such as the nearby Tree Top Canopy Tour , Hawane Resort with its great restaurant, a swimming pool, a sauna,a shop and a Bush Spa. The Malolotja National Park, which offers 200 km of hiking and mountain biking trails, is home to the highest water fall in Swaziland, the Malolotja Falls. Visit Ngwenya Glass, the famous glass-blowing factory, where crafters make extraordinary glassware from 100% recycled glass.

The Maguga Dam Lightleys Holiday Houseboat office is just 500m from the main slipway at the dam, where guests can relax in the comfort of the tea garden while the boat operations are explained to you.
from R1800
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    Fountain Baths is perfectly situated within walking distance from town. Its garden extends to the...
    Fountain Baths is perfectly situated within walking distance from town. Its garden extends to the very foot of the mountain. Majestic trees and lush vegetation make this a birder’s paradise. Vervet and samango monkeys, baboons and giant bush babies are regular visitors to this garden.
    from R600
    Sleeps 28 in 8 rooms

    28.42km from Piggs Peak

    20 Reviews

    Chill Inn is situated in Barberton.  Kruger National Park is within reach and could provide more...
    Chill Inn is situated in Barberton.  Kruger National Park is within reach and could provide more activities. <br />
    from R580
    Sleeps 16 in 7 rooms

    28.67km from Piggs Peak

    4 Reviews

    Situated on the slopes of the Makhonjwa Mountians, overlooking the town of Barberton and the De...
    Situated on the slopes of the Makhonjwa Mountians, overlooking the town of Barberton and the De Kaap Valley, you will find the beautiful 1890's, Victorian-style Kloofhuis Guest House.
    from R700
    Sleeps 10 in 3 rooms

    28.32km from Piggs Peak

    3 Reviews

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    Berghuisie is a fairytale-like mountain cottage. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering...
    Berghuisie is a fairytale-like mountain cottage. The cottage is fully equipped for self-catering with a wooden deck overlooking the largest natural basin on planet earth. It sleeps a maximum of four guests in two separate rooms with one double bed and two single beds.
    from R990
    Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

    28.05km from Piggs Peak

    16 Reviews

    This Charming Guesthouse and fully licensed pub is set in a tranquil garden setting. The Gold...
    This Charming Guesthouse and fully licensed pub is set in a tranquil garden setting. The Gold Nugget Guesthouse has become known for its friendly service and hospitality.
    from R500
    Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

    28.80km from Piggs Peak

    10 Reviews

    Phoenix Hotel

    from R600
    The Phoenix Hotel, known for its ambiance, hospitality, service and cuisine, has formed part of...
    The Phoenix Hotel, known for its ambiance, hospitality, service and cuisine, has formed part of Barberton since 1886 and was rebuilt in 1942. The hotel is situated in a quiet area and is close to other the amenities.
    from R600
    Sleeps 26 in 12 rooms

    28.52km from Piggs Peak

    1 Review

    Cockney Liz Hotel

    from R480
    Cockney Liz Hotel is situated in the historic mining town of Barberton, with its breathtaking view...
    Cockney Liz Hotel is situated in the historic mining town of Barberton, with its breathtaking view of the Makhonjwa Mountains. The Cockney Liz provides comfortable overnight accommodation in clean rooms with en-suite bathrooms, and is situated in town so the lively buzz of this lovely little town can be experienced first-hand.
    from R480
    Sleeps 32 in 13 rooms

    28.56km from Piggs Peak

    1 Review

    Bulembu Country Lodge lies at the foot of Mount Emlembe, the highest mountain in Swaziland. The...
    Bulembu Country Lodge lies at the foot of Mount Emlembe, the highest mountain in Swaziland. The town is surrounded by lush green hills and eucalyptus forests, perfectly complementing the natural beauty of this region.
    from R700
    Sleeps 92 in 22 rooms

    13.97km from Piggs Peak

    5 Reviews

    Bushwhacked

    from R350
    Bushwhacked is a self-catering house in Barberton, focused on accommodating wildlife orientated...
    Bushwhacked is a self-catering house in Barberton, focused on accommodating wildlife orientated people, especially guides and lodge staff as a place to recuperate on their time off. Bushwhacked is situated on the edge of town backing onto an uninhabited valley, with spectacular views.
    from R350
    Sleeps 11 in 4 rooms

    28.74km from Piggs Peak

    2 Reviews

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