IYHF recognized hostel, falling under Hostelling International South Africa (HISA) and a member of the Backpacking Swaziland Association.
Sondzela! – Welcome!
Sondzela is the perfect place to recharge your batteries.
Set in the beautiful Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Sondzela offers backpackers comfortable accommodation in scenic gardens perfectly situated with access to the numerous activities and site-seeing opportunities that Big Game Parks and Swaziland presents you. Sondzela is on a private road and can only be accessed by Sondzela's backpacker visitors. The lodge is approximately 15 minutes walk from the Mlilwane Rest Camp and consists of 2 houses and 12 rondavels with double and single, ample safe parking, a large garden and camping area, swimming pool and games area.
Sondzela is located on the sanctuary's southern boundary overlooking the Mhlambanyatsi Valley, offering a stunning view of the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary and the distant mountains whilst impala, zebra and warthog graze in the beautiful gardens below the canopy of trees that are visited by an abundance of birds. The lodge is within walking distance to the Malkerns main road and the Mahlanya Fresh Produce Market.