Are you struggling for ideas for your next vacation & trying to decide what to do with the kids during the school holidays? If you have some spare time off, but you don’t have the urge to travel far – luckily for you, vacations don’t necessarily have to involve months of planning or foreign travel.… Continue reading MAKE THIS STAYCATION YOUR BEST EVER VACATION
Competitors from across Guvon Hotels went for glory and bragging rights at the Olympics — that is the Housekeeping Olympics earlier this month at the Fairway Hotel & Spa. We might not have witnessed the astonishing achievements of Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, but Olympians success of a very different kind was celebrated. The event… Continue reading LET THE OLYMPICS….UHM THE HOUSEKEEPING OLYMPICS BEGIN!
There’s nothing better than having your best friend by your side anytime…anywhere especially on National Dog Day! This coming Sunday, (26 August) is the perfect opportunity to celebrate dogs of all walks of life. We believe every day is an opportunity to celebrate our canine friends - whether it is the family dogs or dogs… Continue reading EVERY DOG WILL HAVE HIS DAY ON NATIONAL DOG DAY THAT IS!
Have you ever wondered who and what is behind the inspiration of the food we eat? A week or so ago I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tustian, Executive Chef at Kloofzicht Lodge in action. I observed him smiling, laughing and talking about food to a potential bride and groom at their pre-wedding Dinner.… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY
The winter school holidays are officially here. We imagine that, for most children, it’s a time of mixed feelings bouncing between the excitement of spending time with BFFs and butterflies in the tummies about the school holidays. At Guvon Hotels & Spas, we look forward to having the children with their boundless energy and joyful… Continue reading WE HAVE SOME SOLUTIONS TO YOUR SCHOOL HOLIDAY DILEMMA
“Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart” – Gene Tunney One of our main commitments is the provision of products and services that foster a healthy lifestyle, which naturally includes exercise and yoga. In fact, at both Askari Lodge & Fairway Hotel you can take part in the outdoor yoga classes where you… Continue reading FIND HARMONY AT GUVON HOTELS & SPAS
Ahhhhh, love….what would we be without it? All around Guvon Hotels & Spas we are putting our reddest foot forward - that can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day is coming to town! How will you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? While we all know that love should be celebrated 365 days a year,… Continue reading LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND
Guvon Hotels proudly joined the Knitwits of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela movement three years ago. Since then our enthusiasm has grown for this heartwarming project and blanket contributions tripled, with the last donation this month totaling a whopping 183 blankets. In December 2013, Zelda la Grange, late former President Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant, presented Carolyn Steyn,… Continue reading “KNITTING BROKEN LIVES TOGETHER” WITH 67 BLANKETS FOR NELSON MANDELA AND GUVON HOTELS
Groupon may have left the country, but I have definitely become a voucher kind of girl. While Groupon made friends with bargain-seeking clients (who mostly stuck around for the one promotion) and made enemies of suppliers who were hung out to dry after massive discounts, there is another voucher scheme going. The old-school honest kind where… Continue reading I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.
In an age of less is more, I am still astounded by the number of friends who rent storage for the one-half of their possessions that don't fit into their house. I bow deeply to the Millennials who have a pack-up-and-go lifestyle, and I get really grumpy at old school corporates who do not understand… Continue reading HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.