From exciting upgrades and new additions to the Team, to heart-warming and unforgettable memories created by our guests, it has been a busy and fulfilling six months for our Manzi Monaté community.
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As we look back at the past six months, we can't help but feel grateful for all the incredible moments and milestones we've achieved in the first half of 2023. Barbara Bush once said, "Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success is how you treat other people." At Manzi Monaté, we've taken this to heart, and it has now become a driving factor for how we conduct ourselves and everything that we do at the Resort.

From exciting upgrades and new additions to the Team, to heart-warming and unforgettable memories created by our guests, it has been a busy and fulfilling six months for our Manzi Monaté community. Our dedicated Team and staff have gone above and beyond to ensure Manzi Magic stays alive and it is with great pleasure that we share with you, our beloved Shareholders, all that has been going on at your home-away-from-home.

Our animal farm has been buzzing with activity and our animals continue to steal many of our guests’ hearts. From adorable new residents to our cheeky donkeys’ mischievous antics, there is never a dull moment on the Manzi Monaté Animal Farm.



We recently acquired three adorable baby rabbits for our animal farm, which have quickly become a popular attraction for children who enjoy feeding and admiring them. Unfortunately, shortly after their arrival, elderly rabbit passed away, leaving the new additions without their senior companion.


Our tortoises have recently laid multiple nests of eggs, and we eagerly anticipate welcoming some adorable new additions to our family-friendly farm!

Jabu and Sophie

Jabu and Sophie remain the shining stars of the animal farm, and they absolutely love roaming around the premises. Without fail, they will bray nonstop until they are let out to frolic freely. Their curious nature has even forced us to take precautions to safeguard our new flower beds from their playful antics, but despite their rascal ways, we can't help but adore them.

We've been hard at work making your experience even better, and we're thrilled to share all the latest and greatest improvements. Here are some exciting updates and upgrades that have occurred in the last six months:


The mini golf course has been repainted and new signage have been put up.


The giant chessboard has been repainted as the old coat had worn off.


New numbering has been placed around the mini golf course.


Selected units received new curtains for their bottom bedroom and lounge areas. Blinds have been replaced in all the kitchens, bathrooms and top bedrooms.


The speed humps have been repainted as the old coat had worn off.


A few burst pipes have been repaired.


New plants and soil have been added to the gardens.


Upcoming Projects:
We are planning on upgrading the games rooms with some new coin operated archade games.


The most important thing to us is making sure our guests have a memorable and enjoyable experience during their stay at our wonderful Resort, and there's nothing that brings us more joy than seeing the smiles on the faces of families who spend their time with us.



Our Christmas celebration was a blast, with a range of activities catering to all ages! Our Team entertained the children who were visiting with sack races, pool games, and hula hoop competitions, and families got involved with some friendly competition, from Bingo and mini-golf to the exciting "Minute to Win It" challenges. The entertainment area in front of the Kiosk, complete with our braai facilities, was the perfect hub for our festivities. Happy, our entertainment persona, was true to his name and kept everyone entertained with music and laughter. To round out our celebrations, we also started singing Christmas carols. The festive spirit was truly lingering throughout the Resort.

Valentine’s Day

Love was in the air this Valentine's Day at our Resort! To spread the love, we organised an exciting raffle where every guest received a ticket upon arrival at check-in. The lucky winners of each raffle, one for Friday check-ins and another for Monday arrivals, were presented with a lovely surprise: a bottle of bubbly for him and a gorgeous floral bouquet for her; perfect for very a romantic evening. The raffle was drawn on Valentine's Day, and to add to the V-Day cheer, our staff donned festive red and white attire.


Easter Weekend

Despite a minor setback, our Easter long weekend was a resounding success! Unfortunately, we experienced an unexpected power failure caused by pylons that had collapsed. However, we didn't let that dampen our spirits and quickly sprang into action, providing boiling water for our guests to enjoy a warm cuppa and even offering pap and sauce to complement their mouth-watering braais. Our Easter celebration was filled with delightful entertainment, including fun arts and crafts to engage the young ones visiting us. Our talented cook, Anna, prepared some scrumptious vetkoek and cupcakes, complemented by an array of refreshing drinks for guests to enjoy upon check-in.

The housekeeping team went above and beyond to make our guests feel extra special, adding a touch of Easter flair by making origami swans and flowers with towels and placing them on the beds with Easter eggs.

Mother’s Day

Moms are superheroes, constantly taking care of everyone around them. However, it's important for them to take a moment and indulge in some self-pampering. That's why, on Mother's Day, we made sure to treat the mothers visiting us with a fragrant bottle of bubble bath to enhance their well-deserved pamper days. To create a special atmosphere for our lovely moms, the Reception area was beautifully decorated in pink and purple. As our guests checked in, we warmly welcomed them with bookmarks, along with delicious cupcakes and refreshing juice to enjoy. The Kiosk also offered a selection of lovely Mother's Day gifts, allowing guests to purchase the perfect token of appreciation for their wonderful moms.

mother's day

Hennie Van Rooyen

Hennie Van Rooyen

Hennie took on the role of Finance Administrator in March 2023. He is a hardworking and ambitious individual with a wealth of experience in various departments, including maintenance and finance. In fact, he managed to take responsibility and oversee our maintenance teams as we awaited the new Maintenance Manager who took up office at the beginning of May 2023.


Elaine Van Rooyen

Elaine Van Rooyen

Elaine is our newly appointed Housekeeping Head of Department. She joined the Manzi Monaté family in March 2023 and is a highly experienced team leader who is passionate about going the extra mile to elevate our housekeeping team to new heights. She brings a wealth of knowledge and skills that will undoubtedly help our team reach its full potential.

Schalk le Roux

Schalk le Roux

The Management Team at Manzi Monaté now has a full complement of staff on the administrative side. Schalk le Roux, joined us in May 2023 as the Head of Department for Maintenance. He brings with him a wealth of experience and skills. We warmly welcome him to our Team and wish him a long and successful tenure at Manzi Monaté.


Nomsa Matshiane

Nomsa Matshiane

Nomsa had been interning at Manzi Monaté since November 2022. She excelled in her training, and so we made her a permanent member of the Manzi family! Nomsa officially joined our Housekeeping Team in May 2023 and we are elated to have her as part of our family. We wish her all the success in her new role.

Reading about the wonderful times our guests have had at our Resort gives us the eagerness and energy to wake up each day with a song in our hearts, to continue doing what we do. We're so grateful for the kind words we receive, and we'd like to share some of our favorite "Manzi Moments" that guests have shared with us:

What a lovely, friendly place. Met awesome people and Mr Happy, WOW what an awesome and friendly man. He gave us lekker entertainment and we loved playing with him. Thank you Mr Happy for being so AWESOME.
- Joan Rohbeck (Google – Apr. 2023)


Exceptional service and such friendly staff. Honestly, everyone we came in contact with was fabulous; from the gentleman at the gate to the Reception and Kiosk. A very friendly and welcoming environment. We had a lovely weekend away. Thank you so much!
- W Harding (GuestRevu, Mar. 23)

Wonderful breakaway! Everything you need conveniently on one Resort.
- Ania vd Walt (Google, Feb. 23)


We’ve visited the Resort a few times and will definitely go back again!
- Maria du Preez (GeustRevu, Jan. 23)

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.

Contact the RHS Property Admin team for more information


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In Closing...

The past six months have been a whirlwind and, for us, success is about creating unforgettable experiences that leave a lasting impression. When your visit to our Resort is memorable for all the right reasons, we consider that a true measure of our success. We couldn’t have achieved all that we have without your commitment and unwavering support. We are truly proud to be a part of a community that's passionate about creating unforgettable experiences for our guests and for you, our valued Shareholders.


We’re excited to build on the momentum we've created and to continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible. With our Team’s dedication and your continued support, we know that the sky is the limit and we can't wait to see what the next six months have in store for us. We're excited to continue this journey with you and create more memories that will last a lifetime.

Warm Regards

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