The Lugogo Sun Hotel is the largest of the three hotels at the Royal Swazi Spa Valley Resort and is especially geared to suit large tour groups and convention groups. It also offers an affordable option for independent travellers keen on accessing the various resort facilities at a lesser rate.
There are a total of 202 spacious guest rooms that offer comfortable accommodation of international standard.
A hot tip from your local connection: The swimming pool at the Lugogo Sun Hotel is especially popular with both adults and young children as its large "beach-type" design with gradual gradients going from shallow to deep make it ideal for lounging around. The generally shallow depth throughout also mean that it is a few degrees warmer during most months of the year.
The Royal Swazi Spa Valley comprises of three separate hotels each varying in style and atmosphere. They are all of premium quality as guaranteed by the Sun International Group of which they are all members.
The Royal Swazi Spa Hotel serves as the regal flagship hotel of the Kingdom of Swaziland, whilst the Carribbean-style Ezulwini Sun is more laid back and has an informal atmosphere. The Lugogo Sun attracts both tour groups and families to this beautiful and tranquil valley. All three hotels are only minutes apart by courtesy bus, which makes it ideal for a host of events, including large regional and international conventions, banquets and promotional golf championships.
Guests at the Lugogo Sun hotel have the facilities of the entire Royal Swazi Spa Valley Resort at their disposal. The many leisure and sporting facilities will keep even the most active of guests fully occupied. The natural setting of the valley yields interesting nature trails at the nearby Mlilwane and Mantenga Nature Reserves, whilst the talent of local artisans can be admired at the many curio and craft outlets.
Casino - Situated at the Royal Swazi Spa there are tables and slots machines set in an intimate casino that provides wonderful hours of playing enjoyment.
Children's Entertainment - There is a special children's facility - Kamp Kwena for children between 4 - 12 years of age and the Magic Company which specialises in video and interactive games. Kamp Kwena is situated at the Lugogo Sun, whilst the Magic Company is found near the main Casino Entrance.
Golf - The spectacular 18-hole championship course at the Royal Swazi Spa Country Club is one of the most scenically rewarding to be found anywhere in the world. A different mountainscape can be enjoyed from every tee and green. The sweeping par 72 course is laid out on the slopes of the Lugogo Mountain, with the first 9 comparatively level and the back 9 fully exploiting the mountainous terrain. There is a putting green located close to the Club House for the convenience of players.
Quad-bike trail - situated immediately adjacent to the Royal Swazi Sun - this activity is managed by Swazi Trails. Trips depart daily for one hour or two hour excursions. Trips can be booked via the Swazi Trails representative in the foyer of the Royal Swazi Sun or online right here - one hour quad trail or two hour quad trail.
Gym - Situated inside the Health Spa, it has cardio vascular exercise equipment as well as circuit training equipment.
Health Spa - The Spa at the Royal Swazi is a haven of health and beauty offering an extraordinary range of spa treatments including Swedish massage, shiatsu, body raps, exfoliation, hydrotherapy, facials, manicures and pedicures. A hairdressing salon is also available.
Lawn Bowls - 2 beautiful bowling greens are situated just below the Royal Swazi Spa's pool deck and comfortably accommodate seven rinks each.
Snooker Room - A full-size snooker table is available at the Country Club.
Squash - 2 squash courts are located directly below the bowling greens.
Swimming - Each hotel has its own swimming pool with pool umbrellas and loungers. Bar service and snack menus are available. Both the Ezulwini Sun and the Lugogo Sun have children's paddle pools and at the Royal Swazi Spa a large heated outdoor jacuzzi adjoins the main swimming pool and poolbar.
Tennis Courts - 2 flood-lit courts are adjacent to the pool at the Royal Swazi Spa and another two courts are located at Ezulwini Sun.
Volleyball - Volleyball courts can be provided upon request at the Royal Swazi Spa, Lugogo Sun and Ezulwini Sun Hotels.
Planters Restaurant & Bar at the Royal Swazi Sun - Open Sunday to Thursday (19h00 - Midnight); Friday and Saturday (19h00 - 02h00). Inspired from the colonial era of the original sugar cane farms, the essence is Asian with an imperial influence. The a la carte menu specialises in juicy grills, fragrant curries and spicy prawn dishes. The welcoming bar is an ideal venue to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or a night cap after a spin at the roulette table.
Casino Bar - Open daily: 15h00 till close. The bar in the casino is a hub of activity offering nightly live entertainment, the most innovative cocktails and an excellent reprieve from the casino floor.
Country Club Bar - Open Daily: 08h00 - 19h00. The best view at the resort can be enjoyed at the Country Club Bar which overlooks the championship golf course with its backdrop of a Mdzimba mountain range.
At the hotel itself:
Pool Bar - Lugogo Sun - open daily. Refreshing thirst quenchers are served at the poolside. This open deck and picturesque gazebo bar overlooks the large shallow pool that the hotel is famous for.
The iLanga Restaurant - Open daily for Breakfast (06h30 - 11h00); Lunch (12h00 - 14h30); and Dinner (18h30 - 22h30). The ILanga Restaurant is famous for its tasty buffet.
Sportsmans Bar - by the number of television monitors dotted around this pub, it is quite clear that people gather here for one thing - SPORT. So there's no need to get out of touch with your favourite team whilst travelling...sit back and cheer on!