Take the Time for You

Lucille and I enjoyed an afternoon of pampering at the amazing Revive by Adele. The salon has been offering relaxation and rejuvenation to the North Coast for a few years, and they have settled nicely into their new home in the Sugar Village in Umhlali. The owner, Adele, has 18 years of experience, making sure you leave feeling pampered and centred. She believes that a lot of us don’t truly take the time to have...

Bespoke Solutions With Advance Fenestration

For the past decade, Advance Fenestration has been supplying bespoke, world-class door and window solutions for new build and renovation projects. They have added to their extensive offering for their clientele to ensure that their partnerships on projects are as complete and full process as possible. Their offerings include:   European Systems Extruded and manufactured locally while adhering to strict European standards, this system allows for larger openings, double-glazed glass, and international QUALICOAT powder coating...

Uniquely Yours

Did you know that many ladies are going for more non-traditional rings? A few trends have made their debuts and have shone brightly. The lovely Callen, owner of C. Jade Jewellery, spoke with me about the new engagement ring trends and some advice for couples going through this exciting process.   2023 has started, and this year is the year! Callen has seen a significant shift towards the less traditional gem choices. “Diamonds will always...

Welcoming Wellness

Looking after our bodies, inside and out, is essential for a healthy, happy and long life. We’ve spoken to a few health professionals about their fields of practice and how they can help you achieve the state of wellness you want.   COMPLETE DENTISTRY Life expectancy for South Africans is higher today than it has ever been before. We live longer and better quality lives. Therefore, protecting and preserving oral health from a young age...

A Beautiful You: Beauty, Cosmetic & Personal Care

We recently indulged in an afternoon of pampering at Bella La Lupa in the New Salt Rock Shopping Centre. This quaint beauty studio welcomes you into a tranquil space where you can get everything from a facial to a massage or gorgeous nails.   We were greeted by one of the owners, Anke, before being taken to start our treatments. To add a bit of bubble to your experience, I was served a glass of...

Creating Your Imagination

Super fun stationery, essentials, groovy gadgets and gifts. New to the Ballito Junction Regional Mall, Yokico aims to provide uniquely designed products that are not only colourful but engaging and delightful for kids to enjoy. Standing out from the rest, they offer kids an alternative to their screens that is just as enticing, with hopes to inspire children to put away their tablets and pick up their pencils again.” Yokico’s name has no literal meaning....

The Business Park for Big Ideas

North Point Ballito is a 380,000m2 business park with 58 serviced platforms within an architecturally consistent, master-planned business community. Platforms range in size from 3,000 to 100,000m2 and are flexibly zoned to accommodate most types of businesses, with excellent security, position and infrastructure. Now in the final phase of development, teams are finalising the large-scale sites along the N2 and completing landscaping, lighting and the gatehouse. Half of the park is sold with top structure...

Invest in Your Sleep

We sat down with the Two local owners of the new Good Knight Bedding Coast Jason and Marcel, to learn about what they offer our community, With their combined experience in hospitality and interior design, you know you’re in great hands. Their attention to your needs, wants and lifestyle helps you to find your perfect match.   Purchasing a new bed should have the same mindset as buying a new car. One would need to...

Ballito: Envisioning the Future

With so much happening on the North Coast, it’s difficult to keep track of everything. So, here’s a round-up of what’s been happening in the property sector. You may just see your next buy!   Various “quality of life” factors compel people to choose where they want to live, including the availability and quality of reputable schools, key shopping centres, employment opportunities and a diverse range of housing options. All of this influences locational decisions....

It’s Monkey Business

I remember as a kid, my brother and I would watch something like Animal Planet because it was interesting to see different animals in their natural habitat. I realised later that I’m not too fond of seeing animals in unnatural environments. But recently, I visited somewhere completely different and felt a passion for this sanctuary.   Monkeyland KZN is the second free-roaming, multi-species primate sanctuary in South Africa. The first opened in 1995 in Plettenberg...