Acheiving Wellness

Why everyone is talking about ‘Wellness’ this Autumn

Lifestyle blogger Gabrielle explains what it’s all about and how we can acheive it! As Autumn approaches, the sofa calls and after a summer of Rosé and indulgence we all battle with our conscience… However this Autumn is not about punishing yourself with gruelling workouts. The focus is ‘Wellness’ and encouraging us to look after ourselves by being kind. Read on to meet Lifestyle Blogger Gabrielle aka A Glass of Ice who shows us how it’s done… 

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seafolly bikinis

Seafolly New Bikini Styles are Here

It’s no secret that Coco Bay are huge fans of Seafolly Bikinis. The top selling Australian Swimwear brand who are well known for their amazing fit and superior quality. Having all personally tried and tested their designs time and time again, we can vouch for the fact that these are the bikinis that will fit, flatter and also last. Many of our customers are Seafolly addicts and are totally hooked on this top designer brand. When any member of the Coco Bay team packs for their holiday you know we’ll be taking a Seafolly bikini or two away with us! Formally known as the Seafolly Goddess Bikini collection, Seafolly’s plain swimwear have recently been re-branded as simply the ‘Seafolly’ collection. Being at the forefront of swimwear innovation, Seafolly are constantly working on developing their offering and have recently introduced a whole range of new styles. We take a closer look at some of the newest, most flattering and supportive styles which we know you are going to LOVE! 

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Eleanor oliphant book review

Coco Bay Book Club: Summer 2018

Find The Perfect Holiday Read! Every holiday needs a great book to keep it in your beach bag. Having the time to read is always such a treat during those long, glorious, lazy hours in the sunshine. Whether you are into crime, drama, romance or something factual, our top picks are here to help you find the perfect read for Summer. We’d love to hear from you. Have you read one of these books? Leave a comment and let us know what you thought. Or if you have read a book this Summer which you think we should add to the list, email us press@cocobay.co.uk with your review, any reviews we use will receive their choice of Havaianas flip flops.  Happy reading! 

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Coco Bay Co-Founder Belinda Robinson’s Holiday Suitcase Essentials

What is my key to successful packing? Making sure that every item that earns a place in the suitcase is guaranteed to work hard for you while you are away. By picking versatile and co-ordinating pieces, you don’t have to take as much but can end up having many more options.  No ‘what to wear’ dilemmas on holiday = more time to relax, which is exactly what I plan to do! Armed with my my own advice, here are a few of the key pieces that will certainly be earning a place in the suitcase this Summer:

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Villa Hanedan Kalkan Turkey

Our Trip to Kalkan, Turkey

Plus a review of Simpson Travel’s Villa Hanedan. June 2018 saw team Coco Bay flying out to Turkey for their Summer photoshoot. After some help from the experts over at Simpson Travel we were keen to book Villa Hanedan in Kalkan, south western Turkey. The stunning cliff top location of the Villa with it’s incredible views over Kalkan Bay promised to provide the most wonderful photoshoot setting. Most of the Coco Bay team were new to Turkey and were all particularly excited about this trip. We’d all heard good things about Kalkan, the beautiful beaches in the area and the cosmopolitan vibe of the town.

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Top Tips for a Long Weekend in Marrakesh

I love my job at Coco Bay, but with a business to run, 2 teenage daughters and a needy Labrador my husband often takes the back seat!! We therefore decided that to celebrate 20 years of marriage it was time to escape for a few days and Morocco was calling. A few glasses of wine later on a dark November night we decided to be ‘spontaneous’ and booked 2 flights to Marrakesh (with our Avios!). There was no time for our sensible heads to take charge and February was the other side of Christmas after all.  There would be plenty of time to justify our spontaneity!

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beach make up

5 Tips for Beach-Ready Makeup

We all want to look effortlessly flawless when you hit the beach, but if you’re haunted by visions of sliding foundation and smudged mascara, you are not alone! We spoke to the professionals over at Fragrance Direct to discover their top tips for achieving perfect, beach-ready makeup. Armed with their expert advice, you’ll own holiday beauty. Here are the five things you need to know…

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Coco Bay Beachwear Photoshoot

A Beachwear Photoshoot: It’s all about the planning 

One of the very best, but equally the most challenging parts of our jobs at Coco Bay has to be the photoshoot. Twice a year we set ourselves the challenge of transporting the entire new collections of swimwear and beachwear to a beautiful location in the name of getting some dreamy lifestyle photography and bringing the products to life.  Moving the Coco Bay office out to the sunshine for a week is always pretty exciting but not without it’s challenges, of course there’s a lot at stake and time never seems to be on our side!

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Seafolly-Sahara Nights Deep V Maillot

How to Pack for a Beach Honeymoon with La Blonde Voyage

Calling all 2018 brides to be! Are you in need of some inspiration for your Honeymoon capsule wardrobe? Fashion and lifestyle blogger Emma aka La Blonde Voyage has taken some time out from planning her own wedding to share some of her favourite pieces from the latest Coco Bay Beachwear collections:

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