Amanzi Guest House Blog

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2020

You remember Max our puppy?  It took nearly 2 years after Alfie my 14 year old Golden Retriever died, for me to think of a new dog, but Max popped into my life unexpectedly after his owner had a severe allergic […]

December 20th, 2019|Amanzi News, In and Around Craighall Park, Stories, Uncategorized|

Craighall Park’s best secret – The Secret Jozi Chef

Just wondering if you’ve heard of The Secret Jozi Chef?  He’s Paul Maciel, creator of Pronto Restaurant, now creator of The Cookery in his delightful secret kitchen garden space under Pronto restaurant in Craighall Park.  Paul decided […]

Maboneng, one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world!


Maboneng, meaning “Place of light” in Sotho, has just been recognized as one of the coolest suburbs IN THE WORLD, named so by Forbes business magazine, beating Manhattan in New York and Soho in London!

Its a space that was  a […]

Hospitals and Medical Care near Amanzi Guest House

There are  many excellent hospitals within 10 km from Amanzi Guest House with superb doctors and surgeons at these hospitals.  Due to the weakness of the South African Rand, Medical care and procedures are less expensive than the UK and USA […]

June 11th, 2018|Clinics and Hospitals, Uncategorized|

Whats a Winery doing in Craighall Park?

It’s the long weekend, and on a spur of the moment decision Rob and I decide to check out Gerakaris Family Winery down the road (its the white washed converted farm building in the grounds of Colourful Splendour […]

Weekend Walking – in The Wilds Nature Reserve

Rob and I have been meaning to do one of the organized walks in The Wilds for months, and finally, today was it.  The Wilds is often referred to as Joburg’s “forgotten park”, and because of its proximity to Hillbrow,  […]

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