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About Rainbird Chalets B&B

Rainbird Chalets Bed and Breakfast is set on a working farm and welcomes the discerning guest, offering a tranquil stay in the magnificent lush and scenic valley of Malkerns. The views are exquisite, with a dam set at the bottom of the garden and the Mdzimba Mountain Range beyond. Malkerns is a Malaria-free area.

The valley is set between Mbabane and Manzini, the two main cities of Swaziland. The beautiful gardens, dam and wetlands are alive with bird life. Bass fishing in the dam on a catch and release basis is very popular. The friendly staff are always on hand to help you. There is a laundry service and one can access the Internet in the main house. There are many good restaurants close by for a choice of lunches and dinners. The airport is a 15-minute drive away and your hosts are more than happy to provide transport if required.

Each chalet boasts either a fully equipped kitchen or a kitchenette for self-catering, air-conditioning, DStv and other luxurious comforts. One can choose from two double room chalets which is ideal for families, or the single room chalets overlooking the dam, ideal for a romantic getaway. All chalets and the double room have private entrances. There are barbecue facilities which is a must to savour the beautiful African sunsets and share your experience with other guests. We offer a pool and dam for those hot summer days. You may even come face to face with our resident otters.

Generous English and continental breakfasts are served on the patio overlooking the swimming pool, sweeping gardens, dam and lush green mountains. For lunch and dinner Bed and Breakfast residents can visit one of the many popular restaurants nearby.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 9 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 13 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese
  • Swati (siSwati)
* Please enquire for further details.

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              Reviews for Rainbird Chalets B&B

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              Joao Silva, Mozambique
              01 August 2016

              We stayed only for a night but we felt really well welcomed. It has a green garden ideal for a walk and a river passing by. Perfect for couples and families.

              Cécile COMMEIGNES, France
              31 July 2016

              Beautiful surroundings with a gorgeous view from the breakfast patio .A very nice crew , very kind and helping . Try to arrive before sunset : it's a bit difficult to find the way by daylight, almost impossible at night .

              Gert Borowitschka, Germany
              06 December 2015

              Very recommendable.Perfect Stay.We come back!C.+G. Borowitschka

              Esther Blom, South Africa
              26 November 2015

              Een geweldige locatie. Zeer vriendelijke gastvrouw (en heer). Vooral het ontbijt was geweldig. Zo'n prachtig uitzicht en lekker veel vers fruit. Echt een plek om even bij te komen. De chalets zijn ruim en van alle gemakken voorzien. Helaas alleen wifi bij het hoofdgebouw. Verder ligt het vlakbij Mlilwane. Kortom we hebben van het verblijf genoten.

              Zinhle Maphalala, Swaziland
              28 September 2015

              What a truly relaxing and wonderful stay! The staff were all wonderful and welcoming. If you are looking for some time out in a scenic and peaceful environment, this is it!! Already planning my next visit! 

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              Rainbird Chalets B&B Map

              Rainbird Chalets B&B is 5.1km from the centre of Malkerns , the nearest airport 124.6km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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