ESCAPE TO PARADISE …
There is simply no better place to soak up the sunshine than Umngazi Hotel & Spa. Located on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape, this unique beach resort is the perfect escape for anyone looking to get away, relax, refresh and reconnect. We are big fans of this idyllic playground … and it’s perfect for families and couples.
Every day offers a new adventure in this beautiful piece of paradise. Enjoy a guided hike or explore the trails at your leisure (bring your trail shoes), and book a treatment at the the tranquil Umngazi Spa. There are also kayaks, SUPs, fishing and afternoon river cruises to add to your list of holiday memories. The rate includes three meals a day and there are 9 beautiful suites at the hotel, all of which have access to the Emlonyeni private lounge and pool deck. Also, look out for their ‘out of season’ promos and packages.
Details: [email protected], 047 564 1115/6/8/9.
We do understand how completely nerdy it is to put a kitchen gadget on our wish list *hangs head in shame*. But strewth … this Cilio lemon squeezer is life-changing. We bought one and we’re now adding fresh lemon juice to absolutely everything!
R259 from yuppiechef.com
There are few things better than the scent of Italy to cheer up a Winter day. This Acqua di Parma scented candle will illuminate your home with radiant brightness and the unmistakably Italian scent of Luce di Colonia. A harmonious blend of citrus essences, you’ll find it at woolworths.co.za for R1199.
Have you ever – EVER – seen a more colourful, stylish, desirable coat? We’re obsessed! This Ibizawome coat is all our dreams come true, in one psychedelic package. It’s padded, loose-fitting, long (below the knee), with a hood and trekking drawstrings for adjustment, as well as gathered cuffs, so that not a drop of cold can pass through. It’s designed by Miranda Makaroff for Desigual, and once we’ve got our chilly hands on it we may never. take. it. off. R6080 from desi-sa.co.za
No one likes dry, flaky, winter skin, right? We’ve found a lovely, natural range of products that will help you (and your skin) through these drier times. Wellness Warehouse’s natural beauty range is locally made with one hundred percent natural ingredients that will gently cleanse, soothe and spoil your skin.
The Wellness Daily Facial Cleanser, Wellness Hand & Body Wash and Wellness Hand & Body Lotion will all leaving your skin feeling supple and hydrated. They are suitable for the whole body and are wonderfully fragrant with notes of sandalwood and tangerine. What better way to care for your skin this winter?
Wellness Warehouse is situated at La Lucia Mall and the Ballito Junction Regional Mall or go to: www.wellnesswarehouse.com for more about their beauty range.
New in SA is the exceptional Scandinavian range NUORI, with 100 per cent natural ingredients. This Supreme Polishing Treatment effectively removes impurities, gently sloughs away dead skin cells, buffs and infuses skin with highly nourishing ingredients. R1100, and only available online at the desirable beauty and skincare platform Asrai Skin (loads of great brands, check it out). Details: sraiskin.com
Compiled by: KYM ARGO