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.
The Lugogo Sun Hotel is situated centrally in the Kingdom of Swaziland's famous Ezulwini Valley. It is close to both Mbabane and Manzini, the two main cities in Swaziland. This hotel is just 4 to 4.5 hours from Johannesburg, 6 hours from Durban, 3 hours from Hluhluwe, 3 hours from Maputo and 3 hours from Nelspruit.
GPS co-ordinates for the Lugogo Sun hotel are S 26°24'34.09" E 31°10'27.08"
Hotel Address: Main Ezulwini Road (MR103), Ezulwini Valley
English is widely spoken in Swaziland and this should be used for any directions sought from locals.
Directions to the Lugogo Sun from Johannesburg, Gauteng: Head towards Witbank on the N12 or N4. Pass Witbank and Middleburg, and take the R33 turn-off towards Carolina. On exiting Carolina stay with the R33 which turns right straight after the railway line. 41km further on turn left at the T-junction towards Warburton on the N17. This road leads directly to the Oshoek border post. Continue on this road (MR3). Drive down the Malagwane Hill and at the bottom of the hill, take the first off-ramp to your left and drive towards the Ezulwini Valley Hotels (MR103). Travel for approximately three kms before you will see the signpost for the Royal Swazi Sun on your right. Shortly thereafter is the turning to the Lugogo Sun, also on the right
Directions to the Lugogo Swazi Sun from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal: Take the N2 North towards Pongola. 20 Kilometres before Pongola, turn right towards the Golela border post. Follow the road into Swaziland towards Big Bend (MR8). Travel through Big Bend and then for another approximate 75 kms before you will reach a T-junction just outside Manzini. Turn left onto the MR3 towards Manzini. Continue straight through Manzini and travel for approximately 7 kms then leave the highway at Matsapha to follow the old road to Mbabane towards the Ezulwini Valley (MR103). Travel through the Ezulwini Valley, past the large Ezulwini roadside market. When you pass the market, slow down as the hotel turn-off to your left is shortly after the market.
Directions to the Lugogo Sun from Nelspruit, Mpumalanga: From Nelspruit, follow the N4 in an easterly direction. Take the R570 turn-off right after Malelane. This road leads directly to Jeppes Reef/Matsamo border post. Thereafter follow the MR1 road through Pigg's Peak. Approximately 50km past Pigg's Peak you will reach a T-junction where you turn left onto the MR3 towards Mbabane. Continue on the MR3 road, driving down the Malagwane Hill and at the bottom of the hill, take the first off-ramp to your left towards the Ezulwini Valley Hotels (MR103). Follow the sign posts towards the Royal Swazi Sun Valley. Travel for approximately three kms before you will see the signpost for the Royal Swazi Sun on your right.150m further on is the Lugogo Sun turning, also to your right.