The resort is management by Oliver and Jesse Zahn – Van der Valk. Working side by side each day with a spouse can be challenging for some, but not for this couple. Oliver and Jesse Zahn bring their love for each other to work every day in their roles as General Managers.
Their philosophy? Make the guests feel welcome and cared for through the love of what you do as a couple, and the rest takes care of itself.
With a global, far-reaching background in the hospitality and tourism industry, Oliver Zahn, shares the title of General Manager with his wife Jesse Zahn-van der Valk, who offers support to the departments Managers. They deliver their diverse subset of skills with passion and love.
Born in Basel, Switzerland and proud to have learned the Dutch language, Oliver is an energetic leader with remarkable accomplishments in a variety of areas in the hospitality industry, which include hotel and corporate operational management, and sales and development.
Off duty, one of Oliver’s keen interests is sharing his passion for sports, such as golf and skiing. He speaks fluent German, English, Dutch, French and Italian.
Jesse similarly shares many such successes and is versatile and steadfast. She lends impeccable organizational and leadership skills and blends in well as Baoase’ s co-pilot. Growing up in a large family-owned hotel chain business and having also worked in numerous roles in the tourism industry, she shares her expertise in the areas of front office, guest relations, event management, marketing, sales and reservations.
Jesse enjoys travelling and sports, and besides her passion for Baoase, she owns her own beachwear brand called; Jesse V Beachwear. She speaks fluent Dutch, German, English, French and Spanish.
Jesse and Oliver are supported by an extraordinary team of people, all making sure guests get the vacation that is exactly what they had dreamed it would be—customized, attentive to the smallest details, and fulfilling their every wish.