Phophonyane Falls Lodge & Nature Reserve

R915 p/p single room
R655 p/p sharing

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.

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Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • December Holidays
  • This Weekend
  • Next Weekend
  • Instant Book

Room types / Units

  • Luxury Tents (3 units)

    Tent 5 with queen bed, large deck, carpeting and electricity. En-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Tent 3 & 6 with double bed and single bed, carpeting and elecricity and ensuite bathroom with shower only
    Includes: B & B

  • Campsite (2 units)

    Tents with a double bed and a single bed, carpeting and electricity. These tents share a stone-and-thatch fully equipped kitchen, which has a lounge area and a balcony overhanging the river. Private separate bathroom with shower a few metres away.
    Includes: B & B

  • Beehive 1 (1 unit)

    Stylishly ethnic beehive in a stunning location with a magnificent view over the waterfalls to the valley below. King size bed and bathroom with shower only.
    Includes: B & B

  • Cottage 1 (1 unit)

    Double storey open plan thatched cottage. Queen size bed plus single bed upstairs, and downstairs there are 2 single beds. Bathroom with shower only. Comfortably furnished, with fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, braai facilities and large private garden.
    Includes: Self catering

  • Cottage 3 (1 unit)

    A cosy one bedroom cottage with a king size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower only. Fully equipped kitchen, covered veranda, braai facilities and a large private garden.
    Includes: Self catering

  • Beehive 2 (1 unit)

    Stylishly ethnic beehive in a stunning location with a magnificent view over the waterfalls to the valley below. King size bed and a single bed and sleeps three. This unit has an ensuite bathroom with shower only.
    Includes: B & B

  • Cottage 2 (1 unit)

    Double storey open plan thatched cottage. Queen size bed upstairs, and downstairs there are 2 single beds. Bathroom with bath & shower. Comfortably furnished, with fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, braai facilities and large private garden.
    Includes: Self catering

  • Standard Tent (1 unit)

    These Tents have one double and one single beds, with a balcony over looking the river. The bathroom is a few metres away from the tent, with shower only
    Includes: B & B

1 Review

  • PURE BLISS

    What a little piece of paradise. Will definitely go and stay again. Waking up to the sounds of the farm was blissfull.