Simunye Country Club

  • Guest Rating: (9)
  • Hotel, Self Catering
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Simunye Country Club is situated in the north eastern region of Swaziland. Simunye is a very large sugar estate with extensive ranches covering vast tracts of land in this very beautiful part of the kingdom.

The Simunye Country Club is home to the employees of the sugar estate and welcomes visitors who are enrolled as temporary members as soon as they make use of the many facilities offered at the Club. Surrounded by sugar fields the Club has single and double air conditioned accommodation, a full a la carte restant, golf, tennis and a good swimming pool plus snooker and darts in the club bar.

This is a wonderful place to stop enroute from Kruger National Park to Natal or on the way into Swaziland from Mozambique. Adjoining the Mlawula and Mbuluzi Nature Reserves is the Simunye Nature Reserve in which 4 picnic sites have been created and a walking trail is in place running alongside the full length of the Mlawula river.

Animal species include warthog, wildebeest, zebra, baboon, leopard, jackal, hyena, kudu and impala plus over 250 species of birdlife. Vistors to the Club may travel through the Simunye Nature Reserve and appreciate the efforts which are being made to conserve this entire Reserve region for posterity. The north east of Swaziland is a very special area, rich in wildlife, abundant in plantlife and a haven for bird watchers and nature lovers.

The most famous is probably the Buffet / Cavery, which is available twice a day from Sunday to Friday Lunch. A very popular el Fresco dinner, in the form of a Barbecue, is presented on Friday evening. A la Carte meals may be selected from an extensive menu also and the Club presents a mouthwatering selection of Pizza's and Wraps in the Pub menu. Catering for special functions is the Club's forte.

The infrastructure lends itself beautifully to parties for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas or year-end gatherings. Outside Catering is what the Club excels in. No function is either too small or too large. The Club has catered for Independence and His Majesties Birthday garden parties and banquets for ten consecutive years.


-Swimming Pool
-two Tennis Courts
-Squash Court,
-Aerobics Room.
-nine-hole Golf Course
-Pool and Darts in the Pub.
-Lusoti Village also offers excellent bird watching opportunities.

There are three nature reserves bordering Simunye. Hlane, the largest reserve in Swaziland, has the Big Five. They will provide you with a personal guide or you can go on a game drive in one of their vehicles. Mlawula and Mbuluzi nature reserves do not have the Big Five, making them ideal for hiking. Both have excellent trails.

Cancellation Policy:

A 50% cancellation fee will be charged for all bookings not cancelled within 24 hours of arrival date.

Facilities & Services:

Children under 12 years
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Airport Shuttle Service
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Xhosa / Zulu
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court

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Units and Rooms

All accommodation is en suite, air conditioned with satellite television.

You may select from:
Small Single Room with one bed and en-suite ablution facility.

Family Room, which sleeps one to three people.

Chalet, with one bedroom and lounge, or two bedrooms. Small kitchenette with stove and 'fridge. Sleeps one to four. Car port.

Executive Room, bedroom, lounge with kitchenette, bathroom, shower and bar.

Three Bedroom House, with en suite main bathroom + separate shower and toilet.

Ultra comfortable, cosy and relaxing. King bed, full en-suite bathroom, kitchenette, lounge, DSTV, tea/coffee station and Patio.
Count: 2
Max Persons: 2
The Twin rooms are clean, spacious, light-filled and comfortable. They have one bedroom with two queen beds. They each have an en-suite bathroom with a shower, fridge, DSTV, air conditioner- and a tea/coffee station.
Count: 8
Max Persons: 2
Standard Family
The Family rooms are clean, spacious, light-filled and comfortable. They have one bedroom with two double beds. They each have an en-suite bathroom with a shower, fridge, 2 double beds, DSTV, air conditioner- and a tea/coffee station.
Count: 4
Max Persons: 2
Log Cabin
On stilts, 2.5m above ground. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a lounge area with 2 day-beds. Kitchenette, fridge, coffee station, DSTV and a patio. Perfect for bird-watching.
Count: 6
Max Persons: 2
Wooden Cabin
Perfect for the budget traveller. Air-conditioned, en-suite. 2 x single beds. No frills, no fuss.
Count: 4
Max Persons: 2
Cottage Self Catering
They each have one bedroom that sleeps 2 (queen bed) and another 2 single beds in the open lounge area. There is a bathroom with a shower, lounge, kitchen (including a stove and fridge), air conditioning, tea/coffee station, DSTV and Patio
Count: 6
Max Persons: 2
Economy Single
These Economy Single Rooms are single sleeping en-suite bedrooms (one bedroom with a 3/4 bed), suitable for guests who prefer their own space and privacy and have an en-suite bathroom with a shower, air conditioning, DSTV and a tea/coffee station.
Count: 6
Max Persons: 2
One bedroom sleeps 2 and 2 single beds in the open lounge area. En-suit shower, lounge, kitchen, air conditioning, DSTV, Patio.
Max Persons: 4
Latest Reviews

Best food best service.

Bart Harmse Oct 2014

Great place to stop over on the way to Mozambique. Enjoy the bird life outside your room. We enjoyed the food aswell. Pleasant and friendly staff.

Demont Dec 2013

Good service friendly staff.

Valerie Demont Dec 2013

The place as a whole is homely with a lot of comfort. Facilities that are available are also up to standard. Food and beverages are commendable.

Amandus Mataboge Jan 2012

The building is old but OK, breakfast, lunch, dinner is fine, the waiters are very polite and helpful.

Martina Held- Lehnhardt Nov 2010