... public and private event / function venue in Schoemanskloof Valley near Nelspruit.
By invitation (in-house)From time to time Old Joe’s Kaia hosts events such as music evenings, cooking workshops, wine tastings and reunions. Existing guests and people who have subscribed to our Newsletter will be informed of these occasions via our monthly communication.It is very special to see old friends from time to time and we look forward to having you back here soon! While you are here you can also enjoy a wellness treatment to spoil yourself or a loved one – be sure to book this in advance!
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By invitation (external hosts and facilitators)Programme designers and facilitators can now approach Old Joe’s Kaia to host an event of their choice. This means they can give preference to their own clientele and database to fill the event.Old Joe’s Kaia can also assist with marketing the event through its own database to attract suitable participants. Please also see our Invitation to Facilitators.
Private Events at Old Joe's KaiaOld Joe’s Kaia is an ideal venue to host a group of like-minded people for a special event or occasion. Such an event enjoys the privacy and exclusive use of the venue. The organiser of such an event can request a special theme and the main building can be customised and decorated to match the occasion.You can now start planning your birthday party, wedding or farewell. Contact us for more info, or go ahead and book your special celebration today – and don’t forget to offer your guests and loved ones a wellness treatment while they are here!
Accommodation for your event guests / delegates
Accommodation is offered to your event guests / delegates in rondavels and kaia rooms. The interior and furnishings of the rooms are individually designed, eclectic and comfortable. There is no glitz or glamour here, instead, a lot of artistic quirkiness and style. Every room has its own en suite bathroom with bath and shower, as well as a private balcony or stoep (outdoor seating area). Tea and coffee (including a plunger with ground coffee) is available with home-baked biscuits. Bedding is made of 100% percale cotton.
The high quality amenities in the bathrooms are all organic and cruelty-free. Separate towels are provided for the swimming pool. Each room also has a heater and hot water bottle, as well as a ceiling fan. Please note that there are no TV sets in any bedrooms. A communal TV is available in the bar for the ‘not to be missed’ sporting events!. Wi-Fi is available in the main building only.
Rondavels are built in the typical traditional round shape with a thatch grass roof, which gives it a very distinct Africa feel. These units are naturally very cool in summer and beautifully warm in winter. 2 of these units are equipped with queen-size beds (1 is extra length), while the 3rd rondavel sleeps 3 guests in single beds.
DESIGN YOUR OWN EVENT AT OLD JOES KAIAThis is an invitation to run your own Event or Workshop at Old Joe’s Kaia Country Haven. Take an easy 3 hour drive from Johannesburg to the beautiful Schoemanskloof valley. Arrive, unpack, relax and start running your very own retreat or workshop. No mess, no fuss, just have fun doing what you do best.
Under the sun, stars and sky we have exquisite gardens, our 7-seven circuit labyrinth, river walks, the ceremonial Olive Room, swimming pool and guided bird and ruin walks to the sacred Adam’s Calendar are all available to add to the experience.Old Joe’s Kaia boasts an indoor Meeting Room / Conference Centre that is perfect for a meeting of minds with seating for 25, projectors and white boards. Our Travelers’ lounge is where you will dine, unwind, and connect in a more informal space with books galore to be read whilst sipping hot drinks or delicious wines.
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Conferences at Old Joes Kaia
The Conference Room is a large log cabin, fully air-conditioned with all the necessary requirements including Wi-Fi Internet connection. It can comfortably seat 20 delegates in a U-shape. It is an ideal venue for small and intimate workshops in beautiful natural surroundings. The garden also offers various options for small breakaways with small seating areas in secluded corners.
Old Joe’s Kaia has a total of 8 rooms and can sleep a maximum of 18 delegates in 14 beds. Click here to see our room configuration. The Travelers’ Lounge in the main building is where you will take your coffee breaks, dine, unwind, and connect in a more informal space.
Send a Booking Enquiry for a Private Event/ Conference
Fill in the form below with all your event details as accurately as possible, submit it to us and we will contact you with a quote and answer any questions you might have – or simply email us directly to firstname.lastname@example.org