Over the past month, the Eswatini Tourism Authority has been checking out undiscovered areas of Eswatini and this blog continues their plans to explore Eswaitni’s hidden gems with the Mdolomba Eden Indigenous Resort.
Would you like to escape the fast-paced, high pressured urban life? Does a serene environment that comes with fresh air, the gentle sound of a trickling nearby stream, the soothing chirping of birds, and the mesmerizing roar of the cascading waterfall that create a symphony of natural melodies that soothe the soul and invite relaxation appeal to you? Then surely Mdolomba Eden Indeginous Resort is ready to welcome you.
Located in Dwaleni, about 1 kilometre from the main road, Mdolomba Eden Indigenous Resort stands as a haven of serenity, sustainability, and authentic Swazi experiences, beckoning travelers seeking a harmonious blend of ecotourism, comfort, and adventure. As you enter Mdolomba Eden, you are immediately enveloped by the serenity of the African wilderness. The lodge’s rustic charm seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings, offering a retreat into the heart of nature’s embrace. Cottages, adorned with indigenous décor, provide a tranquil sanctuary, while expansive balconies offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Aligned with the 2023 World Tourism Day theme titled Tourism and Green Investments; Investing in People Planet and Prosperity, Mdolomba Eden embodies the principles of eco-consciousness, seamlessly integrating into its natural surroundings. The World Tourism Organisation encourages hotels and resorts into adopting sustainable practices such as using renewable energy sources, conserving water, and reducing waste. Green investments contribute to the preservation of natural resources, conservation of biodiversity, and mitigation of climate change. By reducing the environmental footprint of tourism, these investments help to protect the ecosystems that attract tourists in the first place. The resort’s thatched cottages, crafted from locally sourced materials, blend effortlessly with the lush greenery, offering guests a tranquil retreat while minimizing their ecological footprint. Mdolomba Eden’s commitment to sustainability extends to its operations, utilizing solar energy, recycling and reusing water, and sourcing ingredients for its culinary delights from local farms and gardens.
The lodge’s restaurant, perched atop a hill, offers breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape. Savour the flavours of Swazi traditional cuisine, a taste of ocean foods, stews or even cheat on your diet with delicious three course meals that cater for the whole family. Enjoy these fresh and delicately prepared meals, with locally sourced ingredients, while indulging in the panoramic scenic views that stretch across the horizon.
Mdolomba Eden a gateway to a multitude of outdoor adventures. Large groups with interest in camping are catered for. Enjoy the brush of nature by embarking on guided hikes through the surrounding mountains, explore hidden waterfalls, bird watch, or even have an opportunity to spot elusive wildlife amidst the lush greenery. This lodge truly is a nature lover’s reality.
This festive season, please visit Mdolomba Eden Indigenous Resort, a place that beckons travellers seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life
Eswatini Tourism Authority continues to drive its mandate to encourage responsible travel in the Kingdom of Eswatini and promotes Eswatini as a preferred destination.