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Vaalnest is saving the earth one step at a time.

Posted on Fri November 10, 2017.

At Vaalnest, we understand that the world in which we live sustains us, protects us from the elements and provides us with beautiful things to marvel at every day. Therefore, it is important that we try our utmost best to preserve the nature in which we are nestled and to which we owe our success. Vaalnest Boutique Hotel is a small and intimate hotel in the quaint town of Vaal Marina in the Vaal. Situated near the Vaal Dam, we know why it is necessary to sustain our environment as we are the ones who bear witness to the pollution of the dam.

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Make the most of out of this Christmas

Posted on Thu November 9, 2017.

As Christmas steadily approaches, many of us busy bees look forward to the season of happiness and relaxation all round. While November still remains the busiest time of the year, for most of us, once December comes knocking on our doors we know that it’s time to kick off our shoes, sit back, relax and see what the festive season has in store for us. However, we know that this time of year doesn’t automatically summon feelings of joy, love and relaxation. We have to create spaces which allow for these positive emotions to shine through. Therefore, below is a list of tips that will surly get you into the Christmas spirit, courtesy of Vaalnest.

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Make Vaalnest a Part of your Road Trip!

Posted on Fri October 6, 2017.

Nothing compensates for some much-needed family time more than a road trip. As the vacation season looms, many families, and friends plan on embarking on a summer road trip this December. A couple of hours or even days on the road with your favourite group of people sounds like a solid plan for a festive season getaway!

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Year-end function coming up? Vaalnest ticks all the boxes.

Posted on Fri October 6, 2017.

Year-end functions are one of the most important items on the business calendar for most organisations. Therefore, it is important that your approaching end-of-year party is one for the books! Many don’t realise that it’s more than just reflecting on the year that has passed. It’s about getting people together in a stress-free environment where colleagues can bond, celebrate their achievements, and end a challenging year off with a bang!

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Spring - The Perfect Time for a Long Overdue Team building Retreat!

Posted on Tue September 12, 2017.

While winter is an enjoyable season for some, for the rest of us it usually takes us down a spiral of unproductivity and cold weather blues. There’s something about chilly temperatures and lack of sufficient sunshine that tires you out and makes you want to roll back into bed with your warmest blanket. More often than not, these winter struggles creep their way into the office. During winter, employees tend to be less motivated and thus less productive.

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