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The Kingdom of Eswatini


Nhlangano is the region’s largest town and in winter its highveld climate makes it reputedly the coldest in Swaziland. Founded in 1921 as the farm supply centre of Goedgegun, in 1947 it was renamed Nhlangano, which means ‘meeting place’, when King George VI met King Sobhuza II here in order to thank his Swazi counterpart for the kingdom’s help during World War II. This occasion remains the only ever visit by a British monarch to Swaziland. Today the town is best known for its casino, at the out-of-town Nhlangano Hotel, which also offers rooms, activities and a fine view.

Accommodation in or near Nhlangano
Luxurious guesthouse with picturesque gardens in a tranquil location.
Olive Country Lodge
The Grand Valley
Rustic lodge near Big Bend with variety of accommodation options
Mahamba Gorge Lodge
Mahamba Gorge
Secluded stone cottage lodge overlooking the Mahamba Gorge.
Places nearby
A picturesque rocky valley with Eswatini's first church, and the furthest settlement in the South West.
Stunning scenery and picturesque rural communities on either side of the MR9 highway.
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Museum located in North East Eswatini focused on the country's history of sugarcane production
Eswatini's main river and it's local industry town, named after the rivers curve.
A lush green landscape with combining industry, colonial history and two 9-hole golf courses.
One of Swaziland’s earliest colonial settlements, and today offers a handful of accommodation options for travellers.
Set at the top of the Lubambos, this reserve is home to the Shewula Mountain Camp.
A wild and beautiful landscape, with rare flora and fauna found nowhere else in Eswatini.
This project is made up of 4 of Eswatini's nature reserves teeming with flora and fauna.
Popular tourist spot and home to a cluster of handicraft outlets.
A western suburb of Manzini and the country's primary industrial area.
Eswatini's second biggest city with a busy market and amenities.
A fertile valley with a number of craft outlets and tourist hotspots
A tourist hotspot comprising of live music, arts & crafts and home to the Bushfire Festival.
A town set among the Usuthu forestry plantations with beautiful scenery.
The attractive capital of Eswatini with hotels, shopping centres and traditional markets.
Unspoilt woodlands with a traditional cultural village experience
The spiritual, cultural and political heart of Eswatini.
Large settlement in the North West with Swaziland's most scenic handicraft outlet.
Incredible art by the Sam people up to 4,000 years ago.
The oldest mine in the world.
Experience glass-blowers as they create beautiful sculptures with recycled materials.
Eswatini's tourism hub with an abundance of hotels, lodges and activities
Nestled at the foot of a mountain. A rejuvenated mining town.