The Royal Villas Swaziland offers award winning accommodation, conference
facilities and fine cuisine all year round.
Set in a beautiful secure estate with stunning views of the Royal Mdzimba
Mountains, the gold and browns of the African savannah are echoed throughout the
Villas with each room designed to make the most of the African sunlight and
The signature Lihawu restaurant provides a fine dining experience with exquisite
pan-African cuisine. Furnished in elegant African style, the warmth and gentle
lighting are greatly conducive to ordering something special from Sivunu, our
premier wine cellar.
Guests have a choice of lounges and outdoor venues in which to relax and soak up
the best of Africa. Whether you prefer the welcoming pool terrace or the more
formal lounge, you may be forgiven for being reluctant to ever leave this haven
Located just 10 minutes from the capital Mbabane, the Villas are well positioned
close to a range of attractions and activities.
Each of our 57 luxury guest rooms are set within 14 carefully designed
Villas providing a haven of optimum comfort for the trendy traveller or
businessman. Furnished with extra comfortable beds fitted with exquisite cotton,
each room is fully-equipped with air-conditioning, heated towel rails, mini bars
Every Villa is prepared with well appointed lounge areas, dining rooms &
When taking a room in a Villa, the residents of that Villa (4 rooms max.) share
the common facilities of the dining room, the lounge, and the outside seating
areas (with the exception of the King Suite private outdoor patio). Occupying an
entire Villa entitles the guest to exclusive use of all facilities within that
The Lihawu is open to the public and offers a delightful ambience of
contemporary Africa. The menu features Classic African Fusion Cuisine as well as
monthly seasonal specials.
The restaurant can seat up to 130 people with smoking and non smoking sections &
a gorgeous open door wooden deck facing the swimming pool.
The Lihawu proudly features the Sivuno Wine Cellar which boasts up to 1000
different superior wines. For the connoisseur, our wine club features personal
wine storage space and excellent prices on selected featured wines.
On the Upper level of the restaurant is Endzaweni private dining facility
featuring state of the art boardroom facilities with built in projector and
Enjoy an after dinner chat in the Ensangweni Whisky / Cigar Lounge. Entry is age
restricted - must be over 18.
On the last Sunday of every month, The Lihawu hosts Sunday spit-braai barbeques
beside the swimming pool area - an ideal family event!
Lihawu is open 7days a week;
Monday to Friday 07:00 - 22:00;
Saturday and Sunday 07:00 - 23:00.
FINE DINING MEMBERSHIP featuring fantastic benefits NOW AVAILABLE!
Mdzimba Conference & Entertainment Centre
Our new conference facilities provide for a great variety of functions - from
board meetings to conferences and events of up to 250 people.
Whatever the occasion, be it a formal dinner, a BBQ, theme evening, launch,
wedding or cocktail party, we would love to host your function. Equipped with
wall to wall carpeting, air-conditioning, PA system, portable dance floor,
portable stage, independent lighting controls and a state of the art Audio
Visual system in both rooms, The Mdzimba Conference & Entertainment Centre sets
a new standard for sophisticated events in Swaziland!
Prices and packages available upon request.
Royally Lush & Romantic
The Royal Villas is an excellent choice of venue for your special day! A
selection of venue options - poolside and private rooms for smaller parties and
full sized, state of the art conference venues (hosting up to 280 seated guests)
for larger crowds, allow you flexible options to plan your celebration!
Our Villas are ideally suited to gatherings of family and friends as the
communal lounges and dining areas within each Villa, allow for quiet quality
time in a beautifully appointed elegant setting.
Our Honeymoon Suite options range from accommodation, in one of our luxurious
King Suites to the ultra-exclusive Sultan Suite complete with Egyptian silk bed
clothes and a private butler.
The Lihawu Restaurant and Sivuno Wine Cellar will gladly cater for all of your
culinary requirements. From the rehearsal dinner menu & main event catering, to
the Honeymoon brunch - our executive head chef, Mr Anton Dlamini, is at your
10 Minutes from Mbabane
25 Minutes from Oshoek Border
45 minutes by air from O.R Tambo Intn'l Airport. Transfers can be arranged at a
To the north is the Kruger Park and in the south are the game and coastal
reserves of Kwa Zulu Natal
Johannesburg is 370km to the NW (4 hour drive)
Mozambique's coastal capital, Maputo, is 160 km