Visitors regularly use Mbabane as a base for other adventures. Swaziland has numerous attractions. Manzini, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, while Piggs Peak lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Discover the region's rich cultural fabric at Swaziland's fascinating craft workshops.
When you hear the call of the great outdoors, do as the locals do and spend a few hours quad biking or horse riding. In these busy times, the ideal vacation is often all about making time to relax. When it's time to de-stress, do as the locals do and go wildlife watching or bird watching.
Very often, a region's true spirit can be found within its culinary traditions. Amongst the many ingredients frequently used in this part of the world are rice and peanuts. Sample the local meals, including maize meal and roasted corn on the cob. Order brandy pudding at the end of your repast. This is popular with residents. Fruit juice is popular drink to order anytime.
Much of the region celebrates Independence Day on the 6th of September, so be prepared for changes to visitor attraction opening hours and transport schedules.
The handiest major airport, Matsapha International Airport, is located in Manzini, 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the southeast of Mbabane, which is handy to remember when booking your holiday.