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Our newly managed property, Pezula Hotel in Knysna, now has a new Facbook page. Follow the page for updates on what’s new and what’s happening at the property. Exciting events, movie nights and also just as a reminder of what Pezula has to offer. Visit us on Facebook

 

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Winter care in full swing at the Village N Life properties

Unfortunately winter months are a little more quiet than our South African summer months, but fortunately this gives us a chance for some deep, deep cleaning, maintenance and renovations at all of our properties to get ready for the upcoming busy season. Winter care has been planned out to cause minimal to no distruptions and no guest will be inconvenienced during this time.

 

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VNL appointed to manage Pezula Hotel in Knysna

We are excited to announce that as from 1 June 2018, Village n Life has been appointed to manage and represent the Pezula Resort and Spa in Knysna.

Located on the Eastern head of Knysna on South Africa’s legendary Garden Route, Pezula Hotel is set in a lush paradise of ancient indigenous forests, mountains, lakes, and pristine beaches. All of this natural beauty is present on the prestigious Pezula Private Estate - undeniably one of the most renowned estates in Knysna.

Should you have any questions or want to receive the new STO rates do not hesitate to contact your account executive directly.

 

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Waterfront Village now offers Complimentary Wi-Fi

Waterfront Village is pleased announce that after many months of planning, Wi-Fi is now complimentary in all Village n Life apartments. Guests will no longer be required to pay an activation fee per device and will be able to use the Wi-Fi freely. We will however be implementing a fair usage policy to make sure Wi-Fi is not being mistreated and slows up usage for all other users.

 

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The Charles Café Introduces Delectable Cape Malay Menu

The Charles Café in De Waterkant boasts a divinely delicious menu, great coffee and a beautifully charming setting. As if you needed anymore reason to
visit this little gem, the restaurant recently introduced a special, curated Cape Malay-style menu that is nothing short of drool-worthy...

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6 Things You Have To Do in Knysna

One of the most beautiful and magical towns on the Garden Route is undoubtedly Knysna. Drenched in natural beauty with a sprinkle of mysticism,
this lakeside town is as dreamy as they come...

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Biking at The Bay Hotel

One of the best things about Cape Town is the weather. Cape Town summers are beautiful but Cape Town winters are something to marvel at, too.
Very few places in the world experience the kind of winter days that we have in the Mother City...

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VNL Guest Houses have now changed to Room Only rates

As of the 1st of May 2018, De Waterkant House and The Charles Café & Rooms have changed their rates for all bookings to room only.Breakfast can be added at a surcharge per person and guests will receive a voucher that can be redeemed at either The Charles café or Village café.

 

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The Top 7 Festivals in Hermanus

Only an hour from Cape Town, the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus attracts tourists from all over the world.
Visitors come to see the annual migration of Southern Right Whales...

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South Africa’s Hidden Gem – West Coast National Park

A paradise for hikers, cyclists & mountain bikers, birders and nature-lovers alike.
And the park truly comes alive with colour during flower season...

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A Weekend at Mouille Point Village

Mouille Point Village is a haven for independent travellers wanting to enjoy the spoils of the Mother City.
The location and its proximity to all the travel essentials in the city makes it ideal for a weekend getaway...

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VNL Mauritius: Partner Visit from Horizon Holidays

In September 2017, the second board meeting for the Joint Venture between Horizon Holidays in Mauritius and Village n Life was held in Cape Town.
Horizon Holidays manages over 50 self-catering holiday apartments...

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Pet-Friendly Accommodation in the Western Cape

What is a holiday without your beloved pet? Pet-lovers know that pets are part of the family and so should be part of the holiday too.
But finding pet-friendly accommodation can be...

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The Glen closure of swimming pools

As from the 1st of February 2018, all swimming pools at The Glen apartments will be closed and the water will be used as Grey water on the property or other properties as needed. With prior arrangement any over 18 guests will be able to make use of the Pools at Sandy B. Alternatively guests traveling with under 18’s will be able to make use of the Pools at Camps Bay Retreat, Camps Bay Village or Stone Cottages.

 

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Waterfront Village Gym Fees

Village n Life is pleased to announce that guests will no longer be required to pay an additional cost to make use of the gym at Waterfront Village.

The Quarterdeck gym is centrally located. The facilities in the gym include, state-of-the-art gym equipment including 2 tread mills, bicycles, rowing machines and more.

The lap pool above the gym is a favorite with guests and is beautifully located, offering stunning views of the marina. Personal gym instructors are available by appointment, at an additional cost and our concierge will gladly make this booking for you.

The gym is open from 06h00 to 20h00 seven days a week including public holidays.

 

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Launching Mauritius: Beyond the Ordinary

Village n Life (VNL) is proud to have launched two stunning new destinations for guests. Located on the laid-back island paradise of Mauritius, the Azuri Resort and West Coast Marina are welcoming and luxurious self-catering resorts. With Village n Life...

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Exciting Activities in Hermanus

When people think of activities in Hermanus, they think of whale watching, not much else. But, there is so much to do in this amazing seaside town any time of the year. So, we put together our top recommendations for you to make the most out of Hermanus...

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Kite surfing in Langebaan: 9 Reasons You Should Go

Ever wanted to try kite surfing? Here are nine reasons why kite surfing in Langebaan is an excellent idea this summer. 1. It is an exhilarating sport Kite surfing is a thrilling water surface sport, where you can glide, surf, and fly, by harnessing both...

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Being Water Wise at Village N Life

Cape Town is facing a serious water crisis, with Level 6B water restrictions in place. Because of its commitment to water saving, Village N Life (VNL) is working hard to put in place measures to make its properties water wise. Water Crisis Awareness:...

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The Bay Hotel

At The Bay Hotel we are now excited to announce that products from the mini bar is now available at ‘Street prices’. Guests will now be able to enjoy the refreshments available in their room without breaking the bank.

 

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Camps Bay Retreat Pathway

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At Camps Bay Retreat scenic walkways has always been part of the experience, but since the beginning of October guests can now enjoy a wider selection of different pathways. The Glen Forest Walk offers amazing views of the ocean and the Glen Forest that borders Camps Bay Retreat. The Sky walk is a short walk to the top of the hill, that has a breathtaking view of Camps Bay at a 360-degree angle. Not scared of getting wet? Try the Rocks pathway or the Mulberry steps that is adjacent to the waterfall. The Bridge Walk offers mountain and forest views and we dare you to look down on our notorious Rope Bridge.

 

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The Crystal Apartments

At the Crystal we are in the process of moving the Reception area to the front of the building to make guests checking in more comfortable. Maintenance is in process and will take +- 7 weeks until completion. There will be drilling and loud construction work taking place from 21 - 28 May 2018. Please note the work will only take place from 08:30 – 17:00, Monday - Friday.

The parking bays in front of the construction area will be cordoned off and we ask all visitors to please park in front of the new refuse area.

Check-in time - In order to improve and maintain our standards and service levels, check in time at The Crystal will be from 15:00. This will be affective as from mid November 2017 for all new bookings.

 

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Live Availability

We now only offer live bookings/connectivity through NightsBridge, SiteMinder and as well as Tourplan via SiteMinder or feel free to contact our travel support team directly offering one on one personalized reservations from our well trained Travel team.

 

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