Nongoma Self Catering Accommodation
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Nongoma is a town in KwaZulu-Natal rich in the Zulu culture and home to the Zulu monarch. The town is surrounded by the Ngome forest and acts as a market town, serving the surrounding areas.
As mentioned previously, Nongoma is home to the Zulu monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini and his four royal palaces are scattered across the town. These are:
1. Khethomthandayo Royal Palace
2. Kwakhangelamankengane Royal Palace
3. Linduzulu Royal Palace
4. Enyokeni Royal Palace: Queen MaMchiza lives here, and it is the King's only 'traditional' palace.
In early September it is the site of the Umhlanga (Reed Dance) - a ceremony borrowed from Swaziland and adopted by King Zwelithini.
The town’s establishment was as a result of the British effort to deal with the warring factions within the Zulu, during the days of Shaka. The British built Fort Ivuna to act as a buffer zone between the warring factions. The town was originally... Show more
About Self Catering
Self Catering places can be found from rural to urban areas and can vary in what they offer. They allow plenty freedom and is a great inexpensive way to spend your holiday. They have been widely classified as a “Home away from home”. This is a good option for guests who don’t mind cooking their own food, and are looking for a more independent and flexible form of accommodation. For budget and large families, we would recommend self-catering for a more personalised experience.