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Online Host and Reservations - Patience Jojo

Claudia Arendse

Patience completed Cambridge O 'levels at Eaglesvale High School in Zimbabwe in 1999. She worked as a receptionist for various hotels in Zimbabwe before moving to Cape Town in 2006. Patience worked for various hotels in and around Cape Town before starting with us in 2012.

She has an 11 year old son who resides in Zimbabwe and she enjoys reading, taking long walks on the beach and spending time with her sister who lives in Cape Town.

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+27 (0)72 366 3332 WhatsApp

Caretaker - Hennie Van Schalkwyk

Michelle Pretorius

Hennie Van Schalkwykwas born and raised in Riverdale, situated on the Garden Route.
He is 55 years old and lives on-site at De Waterkant House. He loves watching sport, relaxing and having an occasional braai with friends and family on his off time. He loves animals and has a beautiful cat you will see playing around De Waterkant House. His name is Gino.

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+27 (0)21 409 2500

Host Manager - Pieter Ras

Michelle Pretorius

Pieter Ras was born in Pretoria, grew up in the Lowveld, and matriculated from Lydenburg High School. After matric he studied Public Relations at the Technikon Pretoria. Pieter started working in the hospitality industry in 1996 and have been involved in the industry ever since. He relocated to Cape Town in 2013 after spending nearly all his working career in Gauteng and North West. Pieter joined Village n Life at the end of February 2016.

Pieter likes socializing with family and friends, cannot get enough of being outdoors, likes keeping healthy (eating and running) and when time allows it travelling.

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+27 (0)60 414 603
+27 (0)21 409 2500