South Africa is observing National Women’s Day on Thursday 9 August 2018. This is one of South Africa’s most significant public holidays as it commemorates the 20 000 women who marched on parliament to petition against the pass laws in 1956 – led by Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa, Sophie Williams and Lilian Ngoyi. Woman’s day… Continue reading FIND INSPIRATION THIS WOMEN’S DAY WITH GUVON HOTELS & SPAS
I love popcorn & I have tried a million times to make perfect popcorn on the stove, the old-fashioned way, and I have always ended up burning it (which is the worst smell ever) or the popcorn kernels would stop popping before all of them had popped. Our Central Reservations Manager, Reta Coetzee who… Continue reading IT’S POPCORN FRIDAY AT GUVON HOTELS & SPAS
Emily Hardman relays her humoristic story of pulling a wedding together in five, yes five days, in the New York Times below. She summarizes the experience and decision-making process: "... I asked myself: Will it help strengthen my marriage and the promises we made to each other? If the answer was no, I didn’t waste… Continue reading CAN YOU PUT A WEDDING TOGETHER IN 5 DAYS? EMILY HARDMAN DID – READ ON…
With so many wedding venues around, its quite difficult to make a final decision. Fairway Hotel on the Randpark Golf Course has just made it easy for you: To assist you in making the perfect choice in venue for your wedding, The Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort has the pleasure of inviting you for a… Continue reading ALMOST MR AND MRS? ENJOY A SUNDAY LUNCH ON US WHILE SCOUTING AROUND THE FAIRWAY HOTEL.
On a cold and dreary day like today with temperatures carelessly hovering around the six degree mark, a Spa seems to be a really nice place to work. Surrounded by soft music, beautiful fragrances and people talking in low whispers as to not to disturb the peace, beats any other office environment hands down. Guvon… Continue reading ASPIRATIONS IN THE SPA WORLD? WHO DO YOU CALL? GUVON ACADEMY.
Mother’s day Sunday 8 May. Do you want to take your mom or granny for a special treat this Mother’s day? Take her for a trip down memory lane at Askari Game Lodge & Spa which is decorated with South African décor pieces dating back to the 1800’s. Slipper baths, wash stands, luggage chests, antique… Continue reading IN A WORLD OF SELFIES, WE CELEBRATE THE MOST SELFLESS PERSON WE KNOW – MOM!
BOOK ANY CONFERENCE AT ASKARI GAME LODGE & SPA AND STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO MAURITIUS! Askari Lodge just outside of Magaliesberg and an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria, offers guests a memorable Big 5 wildlife experience within a malaria free environment. A range of wildlife-based teambuilding experiences makes this venue stand out from the… Continue reading WIN YOUR WAY TO MAURITIUS WITH ASKARI GAME LODGE
For some of us, being a woman entails getting a house in order and the kids out of the front door at a decent time. For Marlette Hegyi life is about the Seven Summits – conquering the highest mountain of each of the seven continents. Featuring Marlette Hegyi as guest speaker, The Sunflower Foundation is celebrating women… Continue reading SHE BELIEVED SHE COULD. SO SHE DID. Women’s month celebrations with Marlette Hegyi (Seven Summits), Spa treats and luxury overnight stays at a selection of the Guvon Hotels & Spas.
With temperatures dipping dangerously every day now in Johannesburg, we are all in need for a bit of Spa warming up and pampering. Guvon Spas offer some wonderful options: For a country Spa retreat we recommend Chicama Spa based at Glenburn Lodge in Muldersdrift or Kloofzicht Spa, at Kloofzicht Lodge, also in the Cradle of Humankind:… Continue reading 4 degrees outside? 4 great Spas to warm up in.
Ivanka Trump wanted a Versace pillow and Chanel handbag from her kids on Mother’s Day. David and Victoria Beckham once gave their moms $46,000 Audi Q3s for Mother’s Day. Leonardo di Caprio dedicated a grove of trees in Southern California to honour his mother and grandmother last Mother’s Day. Back to life, back to reality and… Continue reading Chanel for Mother’s Day?