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Can it really be December 2021!? How this year has flown! That’s because we’ve been having oh-so-much fun with our dear Shareholders and guests, every step of the way! There’s a reason our holidaymakers affectionately refer to the Resort as Mount “Amazing”. We like to think that this is – at least in part – because we don’t ever consider your stay with us as ‘just another holiday’. We value and revere each stay as your precious and special time that you get to share with your


heart’s people. Your time to break away from the haste, noise and demands of everyday life and ‘just be’; your opportunity to spend quality time with yourself and your nearest and dearest. And, of course, it is our job to create and provide the best possible environment for you to enjoy every moment and make everlasting holiday memories! So, without any further ado, let us jump right in and update you on the latest news from Mount Amanzi.


They say: “To walk in Nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” We certainly believe that is true for anyone spending time in our stunning Resort grounds, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Magaliesberg and the Crocodile River.

We feel particularly blessed by Mount Amanzi’s unique and stunning natural location and a great deal of care is taken to ensure that our grounds and gardens enhance and provide increased access to the incredible privilege of being able to holiday in these surrounds.


Our Gardening Team works extremely hard all year round to keep our grounds in tip-top shape. The green-fingered Team is led by Gardening Supervisor Austin Thabethe and their passion for gardening and enjoyment of the tasks at hand is plain to see. As a leader, Austin is very hands on and leads by example, which we believe is the secret of his success. He gets involved in every section and shows each team leader exactly what is expected of them. We have great respect for Austin’s diligent and humble manner and for the wonderful way he leads and inspires his team. Please join us in recognising and giving a big shout-out to our wonderful Gardening Team! We are so appreciative of and delighted by the myriad ways the gardens and all the special touches on the property add to our enjoyment of the Resort.

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Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway

Talking about our spectacular surrounds… Have you taken a trip to the top of the mountain on the Harties Cableway and spied out the area from up high? Just 10 minutes or so drive from the Resort, the Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway experience provides visitors with panoramic views of the Dam, the Magaliesberg and surrounding areas. On a clear day, one can see all the way to the Dome in Johannesburg, Brits and even some parts of Pretoria.

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Hartbeespoort Dam Boat Cruise

On our recent ‘recce’ – designed to ensure that we could share any information you might appreciate – we also rediscovered a couple of other interesting things that you might enjoy on your next visit! Having experienced the area from the top of the mountain, we thought it would be great to view the surrounds from the water. A Hartbeespoort Dam Boat Cruise is just the ticket and while traversing the calm dam waters and taking in the sights and sounds, you get to enjoy a spread of snacks and refreshments.

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The Cradle of Humankind

Our last trip on this recce was to the famous World Heritage Site – The Cradle of Humankind. If you and your family members have not been, it is a must do for all South Africans. An easy approximately 15 minute drive from the Resort, treat your family to a fascinating journey through time at the Maropeng Visitor Centre and the Sterkfontein Caves.


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Heritage Day was a real treat this year, with everyone decked out in their traditional wear for the day.

Guests arriving on the 24th were welcomed by a team of traditional drummers and were treated to freshly baked mini vetkoeke and milk tarts during check-in.

Mount Amanzi is also a popular Conference, Events and Wedding Venue.

With striking mountain views and the sights and sounds of the mighty Crocodile River adding to the appeal, it’s no wonder that Mount Amanzi is a popular Conferencing, Teambuilding, Events and Wedding destination. The setting, provided by the beautiful nature that surrounds the Venues, is further enhanced by the huge variety and quantity of majestic trees on the property, the rolling green-lawns-for-days and the picturesque gardens.

The Events Team have hosted a number of successful events in 2021; from delightful, brightly-coloured outdoor picnic weddings, to a special wedding anniversary celebration and a number of hugely enjoyed and entertaining corporate team-building events.

P.S. We apologise if our event's antics occasionally got a little raucous as the fun and laughter bubbled helplessly over, but hope that the knowledge that these events enable us to subsidise Share Block costs and keep our Shareholders annual levy commitments down will help ease any niggles in this regard.

It’s that most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate Summer and the Festive Season with some of our Mount "Amazing" Summer Holiday Vibes, like this simple, tasty braai recipe:
And this delicious SA favourite sweet treat recipe, perfect for spoiling your loved-ones this Festive Season! Why not package and beautifully wrap as the ultimate made-with-love Christmas gifts!?

Make time to

Pause, reflect and retreat into a state of relaxation. Isn’t that what a holiday is all about? And we love that Spa time is all about exactly that too!

Did you know that Mount Amanzi’s Mbali Spa makes exclusive use of the Kalahari Ancient Desert Secrets range of products? Our distinctive Kalahari-inspired treatments bring to light secrets that the people of Africa have known for generations. Kalahari combines unique blends of superior plant oils and phyto-effective extracts to provide quality skincare solutions that restore and nourish your skin.

The next time you are here on your holiday break, double down on the pause, reflect and retreat and invigorate your senses with an authentic and indigenous botanical experience that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and energised.

Where there is food, there is family and our Mount Amanzi families have certainly enjoyed the food on offer at the Old Kitchen Restaurant this year, also putting our Call-and-Collect, or Call-and Deliver service to great use during the various Lockdown levels.

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Our ever-popular Amanzi Breakfast remains a firm favourite and continues to fly out of the door, as do our yummy Pizzas! Our Christmas and New Year's menus and plans are all in place and we cannot wait to celebrate this Festive Season with our guests and valued Shareholders. Here’s what’s on the cards for these special occasions:

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The entertainment programme for the Festive Season is set to delight all of our holidaymakers, from the teeny tots, to the beloved grandies! We are fired up and rearing to go and our hearts are set on Creating the Environment for your Everlasting Holiday Memories!

Expand Your Holiday Horizons

Uni-Vate Properties, an affiliated partner of VRS and the VRS-Managed Resorts, is offering our valued Shareholders the opportunity to expand their Holiday Portfolio. Browse a wide range of holiday weeks available at a variety of destinations.

The possibilities for more precious moments and memorial experiences with family and friends is only a click away.
We look forward to creating more everlasting holiday memories with you!

Visit the Uni-Vate Properties website for more options at other holiday Resorts!

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African Blessings seeks to build a generation that has risen against all odds, yet is ready, prepared and confident to take a seat at the table. They aim to help the children in their care to join a new generation of leaders who solve problems and find new and creative ways to grow and improve through equity, distribution and edification.
Read more about African Blessings and all their projects
Be part of the change. Join African Blessings on their journey to empower and uplift children in need.

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Deposit and exchange your holiday on Options
Not only can you Deposit your holiday and receive Tokens to the value of that holiday to use to Book an alternative holiday at another Resort, at another time; you also have access to a variety of other sister Resorts in the Options Exchange Pool for a different holiday experience.

Holidays that are still in the Options Exchange Pool, 21 days prior to the occupation date, are eligible to go on sale as Bonus Breaks that can be booked from R1399.

Important Notices
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We would like to remind our valued Shareholders to kindly check and sign off on inventories upon arrival at your home-away-from-home unit. An inventory list is available in your unit; any discrepancies must please be reported at Reception.

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In Closing...

And so, wrapping up until next time, we’d like to thank you for, as always, being with us on this journey through life and particularly through the last 12 months! The involvement and support of our Shareholders, in the various forms that takes, means the world to us and we


value each one of you immensely. We wish you a wonderful, happy and relaxed Festive Season and a peaceful and blessed New Year and leave you with this thought: “Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”

Warm Regards,

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VRS – Managing Director 
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