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The Kingdom of Eswatini

Benka Lifestyle Luxury Country Cottages: A Majestic Retreat in the Heart of the gorgeous Ezulwini Valley

Nestled within the captivating embrace of the Swazi-Lizkhar Equestrian and Wildlife Estate in Ezulwini Valley, Benka Lifestyle Luxury Country Cottages beckons travellers to a haven of natural beauty, unparalleled views and tranquillity in superb comfort.

Also home to the very renown, magnificent warmblood Sire Swazi-Lizkhar’s LAGOS and his esteemed descendants, Benka stands as a testament to luxury redefined.

Ezulwini Valley: A Tourist’s Haven

Ezulwini Valley, aptly named ‘place of heaven,’ is Eswatini’s premier tourist destination, offering a plethora of attractions.  Originating as the birthplace of Swazi tourism in the 1960s, the valley has evolved into a rich tapestry of hotels, restaurants, hot springs, casinos, craftmarkets, art galleries, riding stables, nature reserves, a golf courses, and cultural village. Benka Luxury Country Cottages proudly contributes to this legacy, providing an unparalleled retreat for those seeking a taste of heaven on Earth.

Luxury Redefined at Benka Lifestyle:

From the moment you step into Benka, the commitment to excellence is evident. Luxurious accommodation and extraordinary services set the highest standards, ensuring an experience that exceeds expectations. Whether you’re a jet-setting professional, a couple seeking a romantic getaway, or a family eager for a bit of Swazi adventure, a warm welcome awaits you. The location, strategically positioned in the heart of Ezulwini Valley, acts as the perfect hub for exploring the wonders that Eswatini has to offer.

Each cottage at Benka boasts luxurious amenities, ensuring the highest standards of comfort.

Complimentary Wi-Fi, DSTV/Satellite TV, air conditioning, and fully equipped kitchens provide a true home away from home. Outdoor enthusiasts can relish the serene seating area with barbecue facilities, complemented by the added touch of a Nespresso coffee machine for a morning of indulgence.

Excitingly, with customer experience at the fore with all that Benka embarks on, the latest launch to market in the latter part of January 2024 includes the installation of the fastest internet coverage in the Kingdom, a game changer for all corporate events and business travellers.

Nature’s Embrace:

Benka Luxury Country Cottages is more than just an accommodation; it’s an immersion in unparalleled vistas. Majestic mountains frame the horizon, and roaming wildlife frequently graces your surrounds, creating an idyllic retreat for nature lovers. Bordering the renowned Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, guests experience tranquillity at their very doorstep.

Gourmet Delights and Unforgettable Experiences: Picnics

Benka redefines the boundaries of traditional hospitality, inviting you to embark on a journey of unique and unforgettable experiences. Our commitment to providing exceptional moments goes beyond the ordinary, offering a diverse range of picnics tailored to suit every taste and occasion.

Embark on a journey of diverse experiences with our exclusive picnic options all with an optional lifestyle photoshoot.

Immerse yourself in the lap of luxury with our “Cover Girl Picnic,” a glamorous day filled with delectable treats and a professional photoshoot, reminiscent of a Vogue photoshoot. For those craving a taste of local culture, the “Shisa Nyama Picnic Extravaganza” offers a sensory feast with a traditional South African braai, complemented by an optional photoshoot to capture the culinary adventure. Bring family and friends together for the “Country Gourmet Family and Friends Picnic,” where nature sets the backdrop for shared laughter, stories, and delightful food.

Couples can elevate their romantic moments with our “Romantic Sunset Picnic,” tailor-made for celebrations of love, anniversaries, or even the perfect proposal.

At Benka, there is truly something for everyone, believing that each picnic is not merely a meal but an opportunity to create lasting memories. At Benka every occasion is celebrated in style and sophistication.

Added Services : Gin Connoisseur Experience

To further enrich your stay, Benka has partnered with a world-class gin connoisseur, offering guests an exclusive gin tasting experience.  Be sure to try this exceptional experience out!

Added Services : Luxurious Mobile Spa Services

Another outstanding service offered at Benka Lifestyle is the luxurious Mobile Spa service; guests can relish in spa treatments either in the privacy of their rooms or amidst the serene outdoor ambiance near the pool—a highlight often praised by Guests of Benka.

New Horizons: The Newly Renovated “Meeting Place”

In the first quarter of 2024, Benka will proudly unveil its newly renovated “Meeting Place,” a venue designed to host stylish corporate and private events. Elevate your gatherings in a space created to wow even the most experienced event goers, adding an extra layer of sophistication by natures very own design to your special occasions.

Rave Reviews and Recommendations:

Benka’s excellence is echoed in the accolades received on many travel platforms like TripAdvisor and Bookings.com. One glowing review expresses:

“A taste of Heaven—so serene, so private.  The sunset was picture-perfect, and seeing the wild animals nearby was pure heaven.”

 Another reviewer highlights the stunning location bordering Mlilwane Nature Reserve, praising the cleanliness, spaciousness, and daily service of the units.

Guests consistently laud the superbly comfortable beds, the inviting rock pool, and the thoughtful touch of having breakfast delivered to your own cottage. The cherry on top is  the unexpected joy of having their car washed before departure. A resounding sentiment emerges—Benka earns a triple thumbs up and is undeniably the accommodation of choice when visiting Eswatini.

Benka Lifestyle Luxury Country Cottages transcends the ordinary, offering an immersive experience that seamlessly blends luxury, nature, and exceptional service. Whether it’s a tranquil escape, an adventure-filled retreat, or a corporate event, Benka sets the stage for

Truly unforgettable moments in the heart of Eswatini’s enchanting landscape.