Category: What’s New



Yesterday some of us said our final goodbyes to our friend, Liesl during a beautiful memorial service. An abundance of flowers, burning incense, wind chimes, and farewell notes suspended like prayer flags, champagne, love and laughter in bright colours… a day we will not easily forget. So whereto from here? Liesl’s passing has ... Read More
February 25, 2018Old Joes Kaia


Hello dear Lowveld Friends! Last week saw some really amazing new products with the highlight being the Salted Carrot with Seaweed on the list again this week. It is truly delicious and so different – a real gourmet treat! After all the orders had gone I got to play a little with ... Read More
February 20, 2018Old Joes Kaia
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The owners of Old Joe’s Kaia, Paul and Marian, have decided to move on to the next chapter of their lives after running the guesthouse for the past 12 years and will officially close the doors of the guesthouse on 31 October 2017. From then onward they will only be ... Read More
May 27, 2017Old Joes Kaia


The beauty of an autumn sunrise stimulates deep contemplation. The slowing down, the preparation of cocooning in winter, the planning of cozy nights in front of blazing fires. CLICK HERE to check rates and availability Have a look at Old Joe's Kaia's specials: FOR LONGER STAYS Stay for 4 nights on a Dinner, Bed ... Read More
April 10, 2017Old Joes Kaia


Since the start of The Seedling Vegan Restaurant on 1 February 2016, we have had close to sixty workshop guests in our kitchen... ...learning about, playing and experimenting with vegan food in groups not larger than ten participants. Throughout these workshops the emphasis has been to prepare simple yet delicious and ... Read More
April 5, 2017Old Joes Kaia



Happy New Year!

We look back at 2016 with pride! During this morning’s staff meeting we reviewed the past year and made a list of our achievements as a team.   It was a very challenging year but with immense satisfaction for all of us at Old Joe’s Kaia. We harnessed the enthusiasm, strength and ... Read More
January 9, 2017Old Joes Kaia


“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”  (Rumi) Today we wondered how and what we offer in a competitive world. We realised that as a small community our contribution stretches far beyond just hosting an accommodation facility and some meals. We believe ... Read More
October 4, 2016Old Joes Kaia


We had the most awesome dinner with Anton Malan from Rainbow's End, pairing our vegan food with his amazing wines! We had  international guests as well as local visitors at our table, all having a very exciting and memorable experience of our vegan food, while the wines were extremely well received ... Read More
September 14, 2016Old Joes Kaia
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ALTERNATIVE COOKING WORKSHOP This past weekend saw ten super enthusiastic cooks come together to produce meals of astronomically delicious proportions. We experimented with various flours, egg alternatives, milk substitutes, artful plating, and so much more. The emphasis was on solving real-life problems in the kitchen, environmental issues, healthy eating and cruelty-free ... Read More
August 25, 2016Old Joes Kaia


In times like these, when the world is in chaos and everything seems cruel and merciless, we have to find a way of keeping the balance. This is a summary of what we consider being our blessings at Old Joe’s Kaia: The beautiful environment we work and live in, the clean air, ... Read More
July 18, 2016Old Joes Kaia