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Marine Bird Rehabilitation in Port Elizabeth

February 15th, 2018|

Marine Bird Rehabilitation in Port Elizabeth In the late 1960s, a remarkable woman named Althea Louise Burman Westphal set up a temporary station at her home in Claremont to treat oiled penguins, after realising that the SPCA’s facilities were not suitable for this task. The Esso Essen spill was the first of the major recognised spills and Althea began rehabilitating 60 badly oiled penguins. In those days, the birds were scrubbed with Sunlight soap, three at a time in Althea’s bathroom and rinsed with a hose. She fed them long strips of hake, which had been dipped in cooking oil. The birds were given a 50/50 chance of survival. The penguins had a wooden trailer filled with water in Althea’s garden as their swimming pool. Later, she obtained a huge stainless steel dye vat to use as a pool. Two or three times a week the birds were driven to Blaauwberg in Althea’s station wagon, marched down the beach to the tidal pool and allowed to swim for an hour. The fir..

2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in South Africa

August 14th, 2017|

2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in South Africa 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Heading to South Africa IRONMAN announces Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa as host for the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. IRONMAN announced that the the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship has been awarded to Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. The event will take place on Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 and is the first time an IRONMAN World Championship event will be held on the African continent. Located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Nelson Mandela Bay first hosted an IRONMAN event in 2004 and has been the site of the STANDARD BANK IRONMAN AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP since 2015. The world championship is the pinnacle event in the global IRONMAN 70.3 calendar. The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event expects to attract more than 6,000 athletes from over 100 global qualifying events in locations such as Australia, China, Spain..

New C-Spa Products at Solaris Spa

March 28th, 2017|

New C-Spa Products at Solaris Spa C-Spa is based on the purist principles of aroma therapy and is entirely plant based. It offers a 360° treatment, providing products for internal and external treatments. Why not try a cup of their delicious, cleansing tea this winter? C-Spa is a product made in Africa for Africa. It is produced in Mozambique and some treatment include the use of monkey apples, which is indigenous to this region. It is a censorial product that ignites all of the senses. C-Spa is used at Solaris Spa for the following treatments and therapies: Each facial journey with C-Spa begins with Relaxing Eternity Flower Tea to gently ease the body into relaxation and soothe the senses. The therapist will discuss any main concerns to ensure optimal censorial satisfaction of which a hydrating, rebalancing or anti-ageing facial will commence. With each treatment, a relaxation Welcome Touch message incorporates a green Adventurine stone placed on the heart ..

Bachelor Party Grooming Special

March 28th, 2017|

Bachelor Party Grooming Special Hey, you! No not you, the BACHELOR… Planning a bachelor party? Try something new and different. Visit Solaris Spa and keep yourself “well-groomed” with some rejuvenating spa treatments and massages. How about de-stressing with a full body massage and maintaining a fresh face with a cleansing facial treatment? Your bride-to-be will appreciate the effort behind the “new you” and the men can go for a drink, or two, accompanied with snacks and Rugby at Ziggy’s afterwards. You will look good and feel…erm…well, was it mentioned you will look GREAT? March 28th, 2017|Tags: bachelor party port elizabeth, health spa grooming, port elizabeth spa treatment|

Port Elizabeth Pamper Spa Specials

March 28th, 2017|

Port Elizabeth Pamper Spa Specials 20% OFF THIS WINTER* Ladies, everyone knows winter is the season that leads to dry skin and winter’s feet. Taking extra care of oneself is very important during this time of year. Allow the trained staff at Solaris Spa to assist. Enjoy 20% off this winter on selected massages. Pamper yourself, you deserve it. March 28th, 2017|Tags: beauty spa special offer, solaris health spa, winter special|