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Region: Manzini
Attraction Type: Arts & Crafts, Culture/People


Swazi Candles Centre

Swazi Candles Centre is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Swaziland! The centre features not only the famous Swazi Candles factory shop but another nine creative shops along with Sambane cafe. There is also a handicraft market under the big trees. It’s a delightful place to wander around in; watching artisans making products, shopping for the best handcraft and design that Swaziland has to offer and stopping for a coffee or lunch. The centre is open seven days a week from 8 am to 5pm and is centrally located in Malkerns Valley.
·   Swazi Candles – We invite you to our music filled workshop to witness the candle-making processfirsthand. Beautiful shapes in fabulous colours and patterns that range from crazy to classic. Also featuring soy lights – eco friendly candles, LED lights for no flame glowing. Visit their Website here
·    Sambane Cafe –   Variety of tasty light meals and hearty main meals, delicious desserts and cakes of the day with a  full liquor licence and speciality coffee machine. Kiddies play area including 2 Jungle gyms. Ice creams, Soft drinks and all main beers including Swaziland’s finest Sibebe. Bookings recommended for large tour groups
·      Sambane Gifts -   Swazi souvenirs
·   Tsandza Weaving – Tsandza Weaving (formerly Rosecraft) is a socioeconomic enterprise. Since 1979 they have been teaching the art of handweaving and providing income source to many rural women within Swaziland, and ethically produced products to consumers. Our fashion and home décor accessories boast the vibrant colours and traditional methods of Africa. Have a look at their website here.
·   Baobab Batik – Baobab Batik invites you to visit their shop to see the variety of designs, from the African inspired silhouette range to the modern Mbabane collection. The product assortment includes wall hangings, cushion covers, bright kiddies products, and scarves in different sizes. Visit Baobab's website by clicking here.
·     KwasiSwazi – Books, Music, Souvenirs, Jewellery & T-shirts   
·    Amarasti – A large selection of beautiful bags in various designs and sizes. Hand embroidered and beaded by the Amarasti women who take great pride in their work.
·     Umgololo – A wonderful selection of artifacts, mask, sculptures, cloth and gifts from Africa
·    Black Mamba –  Delicious, deadly selection of Chilli Venoms®, including dangerously tasty sauces, pestos and pickles, plus hot t-shirts & accessories. All our sizzling goodies are made with organically grown ingredients and no artificial stuff. Fair trade. Our air stream caravan is the perfect spot for serious chilliheads! Enter if you dare… Or click here to go to their website.
·   Swazi Sense- Handmade pure soaps, not only beautiful but also soft for your skin and good for the soul!
·   Yebo Art & Design- Paintings, prints & sculptures by top local artists. textile range, quirky home decor, silver jewellery, ceramic range and contemporary art postcards. Click here to go to Yebo's Website.