Our Team

Lidwala Lodge is managed and run by a team of enthusiastic people, that wholeheartedly believe in the owners philosophy of building an environmentally friendly and socially responsible businesses.

Kim & Robs Roques

Lodge Owners

Kim and Robs got married in 2005 and have embarked on various property development projects since then. As tourism entrepreneurs and green investors, they are committed to creating inspiring properties that bring together people, travel, and nature. With a deep connection and passion for the natural world, they are conservationists at heart who love adventure and spending time outdoors. Lidwala Lodge and Roki Centre is one of their first ventures. It is right in the heart of Ezulwini (Eswatini). Guests love the gorgeous garden setting as well as the convenience of the much-loved Velvet Monkey Restaurant and the Royal Tirta Ayu Spa right there. Watch this space for more to come.

Sibongile Mwane

Lodge Manager

Meet Sibongile (Sibo), our exceptional Lodge Manager, whose kind and genuine nature creates a warm and inviting environment at Lidwala Lodge. With her helpful and friendly demeanor, Sibo ensures that every guest's stay is nothing short of amazing. Going above and beyond the call of duty is second nature to her as she tirelessly works to exceed expectations. Sibo's dedication to guest satisfaction and her unwavering commitment to creating memorable experiences make her an invaluable leader at Lidwala Lodge.

Anele Tsabedze


Meet Anele, our exceptional receptionist whose infectious energy and radiant smile light up front desk and brings joy to both staff and guests at Lidwala Lodge. With her efficient and organized approach, she ensures smooth operations and happy guest experiences. Anele’s bubbly nature and warm demeanor makes every guest feel valued and cherished. Her genuine care and attention to detail make her a valued member of our team, adored by guests who appreciate her genuine warmth and great service.

Phiwi Gama


Introducing Phiwi, our delightful receptionist who adds a touch of warmth and efficiency to the Lidwala Lodge experience. With a cheerful disposition and a welcoming smile, Phiwi brightens the day of guests that walk through our doors. Known for her organizational skills and attention to detail, she ensures seamless check-ins and assists guests with their inquiries. Phiwi's friendly nature and dedication to providing excellent service make her a valued member of our reception team.

Fezile Matsebula


Meet Fezile, our wonderful fill-in receptionist at Lidwala Lodge. With her friendly nature and kind demeanor, Fezile warmly welcomes guests and ensures their needs are met with care and efficiency. Whether she's assisting with check-ins, providing helpful information, or addressing inquiries, Fezile's genuine friendliness and attentive service leave a lasting impression. As a valued member of our team, she brings a positive energy to the reception area, creating a welcoming atmosphere for all who visit Lidwala Lodge.

Ncobile Mgabhi


Ncobile, our matriarch housecleaner, has been an integral part of the Lidwala Lodge family since 2009. As a wife and mother, she takes pride in creating a pristine and comfortable atmosphere for our valued guests. With her peaceful smile , friendly nature and unwavering attention to detail, she helps to foster a warm and welcoming ambience, ensuring that every guest feels at home throughout their stay with us..

Xolile Dlamini


Xolile joined the Lidwala team as a cleaner in 2011. Being from the local community, she has ample experience of the area. She performs a variety of cleaning duties to keep the lodge sparkling. With her shy demeanor but ever-present smile, she is easy to work with and passionately gets on with her duties. Her unwavering attention to detail ensures that Lidwala remains clean & inviting, leaving a lasting impression on our guests.