Every Christmas I make a promise to myself that I won’t do it again. But time & time again do, year after year; I leave some (most) of the Christmas gift shopping till the very last minute. No one wants to have to battle the Christmas crowds, so why not buy your last minute Christmas… Continue reading ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS….
There is no better way than to unwind from the stresses of a long and difficult year than with a relaxing spa treatment (or two!). This Festive season it’s all about sharing fun times with friends or family and better yet by spending time & money on yourself with some well-earned pampering with a… Continue reading PAMPERING FROM YOUR HEAD TO YOUR MISTLETOES!
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
Askari Spa, a little hidden gem on the outskirts of Magaliesburg has just launched a High Tea menu. Call me crazy, but I can't think of a nicer way to spend and afternoon with girl friends nibbling on mini doughnuts, chocolate fudge brownies (my all time favourite way of kilojoule intake) , mini milk tarts… Continue reading HOW A SPA HIGH TEA CAN SOLVE YOUR YEAR END PARTY DILEMMA.
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!
I have an old school boyfriend who turns twelve this year. Yes, you guessed it, a leap year baby. During my high school years the term cougar didn’t exist and buying a birthday present once every four years seemed like a great idea. 2016 brings its own brand of craziness with it, kicking off with… Continue reading IF YOU HAD AN EXTRA DAY, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND IT? Kloofzicht Spa has great ideas for this leap day.
Some of the December days before Xmas and between Xmas and New Year seem to drag on a bit. One can only sleep late so many days before you need to venture off for a Spa treat, not true? So here's the good news: Askari Spa, Glenburn Spa, Fairway Spa and Kloofzicht Spa are all open on… Continue reading Dec 16. Dec 24. Jan 1. What do they have in common? Our Spas are open!
While we are all keeping an anxious eye on the calendar with the days to Xmas getting fewer and fewer, all of us are so acutely aware that this is the time to put all the planning in place for 2016. "Fail to plan, plan to fail" So how do we bring our brain-fatigue and our… Continue reading Winding down? A Spa conference may be just the thing…
Summer is here (despite the odd beating of hail!) and that means light summer dresses, beachwear and cheeky shorts. Does the idea of showing off some skin leave you running for the hills? With Guvon Spas’ 4 summer packages there's no need to. Whether it’s a full body exfoliation, a moisturising massage or groomed toenails you’re after, we have… Continue reading SAILING THROUGH SUMMER WITH SPA TREATS GALORE.