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With its idyllic location in the Magaliesberg, on the banks of the Crocodile River, Mount Amanzi is a true haven for holiday-makers. We hope that you, our valued Shareholders, consider Mount Amanzi to be your home-away-from-home, as we do. We have all faced some trying times over the past few months, nevertheless, we persevered and consider ourselves stronger for the experience and ready to tackle the remainder of the year. Knowing that we will be doing so with you by our side, makes the prospect even brighter!


We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, for continuing to choose Mount ‘Amazing’ as your place of peace. And also, to tell you how very, very much we miss welcoming you through our gates and seeing your lovely faces as you arrive in Reception! We eagerly await the day when we can open the gates and welcome you home again!

With that being said we would love to share some of our magnificent memories and activities, from the last few months, with you!

VRS COVID-19 Shareholder Notice

We would like to extend our gratitude to every Shareholder, as well as to South Africa as a nation, for heeding the call of President Cyril Ramaphosa on the eve of the nation address in relation to the COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions. We, as the Managing Agent of your preferred holiday destination, would like to thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to navigate this pandemic.

A message from Marjorie Forssman, Managing Director of Vacation Recreational Services:

“Our commitment to providing an environment to create everlasting memories for all our Shareholders and guests remains at the forefront of our mission. In light of the current COVID-19 situation, VRS is implementing viable management solutions for your home-away-from-home to ensure the health and safety of you and your families for when you can enjoy your holidays once more. The VRS Team extends their heartfelt empathy for all who have been affected, direct- or indirectly, by this outbreak. Our faith lies firmly that South Africa will emerge from this situation stronger than before and with a heightened appreciation for this beautiful country; let us remain united as a nation.”

Kindly note, in compliance with government regulations and our own policies and procedures that Mount Amanzi will remain closed to the public until it is deemed appropriate, by government, to return to normal operations. We are eagerly awaiting, and we know you are too, the day when we are able to open our gates once more; returning to a time where you may relish every moment at your ‘riverside paradise’ in a safe and relaxing environment.

Click here to view relevant COVID-19-related news and information

As our further commitment to you during these trying times as we are sure you are looking forward
to being able to visit your home-away-from-home:

VRS Options


VRS Options has been made available to our Shareholders to deposit the week(s) which have been lost, due to the nationwide lockdown and/or the extended closure of Mount Amanzi in return for tokens to the full value of the respective week.

Please visit VRS Options, bank the stay you can no longer occupy and retrieve your tokens, to be used for a future Resort-stay. A small Exchange Fee is the only payment required to open the possibilities of a multitude of Resorts to you. While we understand this means you might not receive an equivalent stay at Mount Amanzi for a future date, we are sure this gesture, of an alternative holiday for your family, will result in many cherished holiday memories.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with each Shareholder, as you manoeuvre through these trying times. Please do not hesitate to reach out to VRS Property Admin, should you require further information.

All emails can be directed to propertyadmin@vrs.co.za

Your box of memories which you will keep with you for generations to come.
Pride News

We are well aware of and sensitive to the impact of the current state of national disaster, but in our role as ‘caretaker’ of your Resort, we understand that our monthly obligations – such as municipal charges, rates and taxes, administration, Resort maintenance – remain payable; and are necessary in order for us to ensure that we are able to welcome you back to your beautiful Resort as soon as possible.


We would like to thank all those Shareholders who have continued to pay their levies, especially those who have paid even though they, sadly, lost the use of their week this year, due to the COVID-19 situation. 


This is a Mount 'Amazing' Team match
and we need each one of our Shareholders,
at our side, in the line-up.

We thank all Shareholders for your continued support in ensuring the upkeep of the Resort at this time.


Awards and Applause

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Mount Amanzi received amazing recognition at this year’s RCI OSCAS Awards Ceremony.

Mount Amanzi placed 3rd in the Top Silver Crown Resorts – Large category with a score of 4.4 out of 5. We also placed 6th in the Top Resort Maintenance – Large Category with a score of 4.57 out of 5.

Congratulations to the dedicated and hardworking team of Mount Amanzi!

Thank you to each and every Shareholder who took the time to rate and review us after your occupation. We are confident that in the years to come you will continue to walk away with a treasure trove of memorable moments that you hold dear to your hearts.


Gold Stars Everywhere...

The team at Mount Amanzi really go out of their way to ensure all our guests have a memorable experience at the Resort. In February of this year, we implemented a rewards system to show recognition to our hard working and dedicated staff members. Gold stars are rewarded to those staff members who are mentioned in the Resort’s scorecards. The more mentions the individual gets, the higher the amount of stars awarded.

We would like to extend a virtual round of applause to Nomonde Mokhatshane. She was awarded 5 stars at the beginning of the year.

Well, Hello there!

We are so excited to welcome our new team members to the Mount 'Amazing' family. We would like to extend a warm and hearty hello to these wonderful ladies and gents!

Anneke Hechter
We would like to welcome Anneke to the team. She has been appointed as Head of Department for Reception and Mbali Spa. We wish you many happy years at the Resort!
Hancke Hechter
We are pleased to announce the arrival of Hancke Hechter, our new Operational Manager. We wish you a long and rewarding career at Mount Amanzi.
Hannes Vosloo
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Hannes Vosloo, our new Entertainment Coordinator. Hannes has been a part of the VRS Family for a while now. We’re confident that he will continue to keep the good times rolling at Mount Amanzi, as well as make some very special memories with you all!

Bon Voyage!

It is with sadness that we announce the departure of Braam and Riana van der Walt. Braam was our Maintenance Manager and Riana the Debtors Clerk. Braam and Riana are leaving Mount Amanzi after many years of dedicated service. We wish you both everything of the best in your future endeavours and may you continue on the path of happiness and success.

Kindly note that all duties and responsibilities previously performed by Riana have been taken over by VRS Head Office, the Property Administration Department. Please contact propertyadmin@vrs.co.za

Let the Good Times Roll!

We are so grateful to have had the opportunity to be a part of helping to create everlasting holiday memories for you and your fantastic families.

December School Holidays
The Festive Season: What a jolly time it was! Thank you to all who joined us over the Festive Season. We had another hugely successful entertainment and activity programme in December. Our days were jam-packed with a host of fun activities, designed to delight the whole family, including our epic foam party and live fire dancing display! We are so pleased that our programme was so well received and that we were able to deliver an experience that was enjoyed by all!
It really was the most wonderful time of the year at Mount Amanzi when the 25th of December dawned. Our rather modern Santa Claus made his way around the Resort on the Mount Amanzi Train. Needless to say, the kiddies’ smiles and giggles filled our hearts and the air! Christmas Lunch was celebrated at The Old Kitchen Restaurant, where scrumptious smells of roast beef, pumpkin and other delicious goodies welcomed our guests to their Christmas feast.
New Year's
New Year’s Eve was all about quality family time and happy camaraderie as we gathered with our guests to usher in a new year. We kicked off the evening with a bring and braai, which was followed by a very South African “Sokkie”. Great fun was had and much laughter was shared as we danced our way into 2020!
Valentine's Day

Love is always in the air, here at Mount Amanzi, but this year Valentine’s Day was extra special! We decorated our reception area with posters, puns and lots of tasty goodies to nibble on. Guests were treated to strawberries, a chocolate fountain and a glass of bubbly. To make sure our guests left with a reminder of their Valentine's weekend with us, our wonderful Housekeeping and Resort Maintenance team collaborated to give them all, something special, to love and nurture because; “where there is love, there is life.”

New Projects

Take a look at how we’ve been making your home-away-from-home even more special:

Mbali Day Spa has begun to use the Kalahari Lifestyle range of products for our treatments. The Kalahari Lifestyle experience promises an intimate journey, bringing the ancient secrets of Africa to our clients.
The latest addition to our Resort’s array of facilities is our Multi Court with an all-weather surface. The new activity area can be used for a variety of sports, such as: netball, soccer and action cricket.
Our units have recently received a lovely splash of colour and some gorgeous new floral prints – enough to brighten up any room – as we replaced the outdated throws and scatter cushions.


Last year we finished the refurbishment of our first set of 50 units (in Moepel) and this year we are continuing, starting in Karee, where we have already renovated the public bathrooms. In addition to the unit refurbishments taking place, we have also rolled out our new project to redo all the patio roofs. We are doing away with the Chroma Deck Roofing and replacing it with Harvey Tiles.


Once in a Lifetime

We have been blessed with abundant rainfall since December and what a sight the early December rains provided! It’s not every day that we get to see all ten sluice gates of Hartbeespoort Dam open. Although there was some minor damage to the Resort’s riverside, we are thankful for the influx of water which sustains our natural environment. Those who say only sunshine brings happiness, have never danced in the rain!

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International Beach Clean-up

Did you know that we support African Blessings?
This Non-Profit and Public Benefit Company cares for its community, children, animals and the environment.

Check out their website for their latest projects and developments.

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VRS Options allows you to exchange your fixed holiday for availability at various Resorts, for alternative dates or unit sizes. We’ve secured you a multitude of destinations through some of our partners to give you more holiday options.
(Please note that the exchange fee will increase in 2021)

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Take the pressure out of planning the journey to your favourite home-away-from-home: our partners at ACT Travel are here to plan your flights, car hire and so much more to ensure you have the most relaxing vacation.

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In Closing...

So far, 2020 has had its challenges. However, Mount Amanzi continues to develop and strive for Resort perfection. We so look forward to your next visit so that we can share a little of our Mount "Amazing" passion-for-perfection with you!


May the remainder of 2020 bring more positive energy, more unity, more love and kindness in the world. Until the next time, we’ll be here, waiting for you – where memories are made.

Warm Regards,

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VRS – Managing Director 
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