SUNSMART

How to stay SunSafe this Winter Excuse me? SunSmart and Sun Safe in the winter? Yes it’s not a typo. In some parts of Australia the UV doesn’t drop below the safe level of 3 at all during winter. And in both autumn and spring the UV levels can reach up to 8 in some […]

THE BEST & MOST FAMOUS BEACHES, MELBOURNE

Hoorah!  It’s officially Summer! The BOM might not quite be reporting it yet but sunny skies are on the horizon (🤞). We’ve done some digging (and built some sandcastles) to find the most amazing beaches, right on your doorstep here in Melbourne. So if you’re looking for somewhere a little different to spend the Christmas […]

BEHIND THE SCENES

The production story behind our Turkish cotton beach towels As consumers, we expect companies to care about the environment; and with us, it’s no different. Our passions are what motivate us to be more environmentally conscious and act on these beliefs when choosing what products to buy. As a business, we also have a responsibility […]

WINTER BLUES – BE GONE!

We don’t know what you think, but Spring seems to be teasing us – peeping its head out only for us to wake up to a rather chilly morning! And don’t even get us started on all the wind and rain. If that hasn’t got you feeling as fed up as us, then the Insta-spam […]

AND THAT’S A WRAP!

LifeInStyle – that’s a wrap! We had a blast at this year’s Life Instyle show at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. Surrounded by the newest, most creative and innovative people in Australian retail, we spent four days with like minded Australian brands who, like us, have a passion for their craft. More, more, more! […]

PACKING OUR BAGS

I packed my bag and in it I put… If you’ve ever spent more than a few hours in a car and played this game then welcome back to your childhood memories. With that in mind, we’ve got the ‘can’t-do-withouts’ that we always take on our summer beach holidays; and we’re channeling a bit of […]

THE ULTIMATE 2020 ROAD TRIP

Australia – a continent covering a massive 7.6 million square kilometers of beautiful and diverse country. An estimated 3% of it has been impacted by the bushfires; that’s about 10 million hectares – almost the size of the UK.  As a result, companies, celebrities and communities have come together to help restore and revive the […]

WISHING YOU A HAMMAMAS CHRISTMAS

Have yourself a very Hammamas Christmas Did you know that Santa Claus (AKA Father Christmas) was born in Turkey? The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back hundreds of years to a monk named St. Nicholas. It is believed that St. Nick was born just a little while ago in 280 A.D. in Patara, […]

THE RECIPE FOR GREAT RACING

If you’re not aware that it’s the Melbourne Cup Racing Carnival next month then you’ve either been in deep hibernation for the winter or on a spaceship somewhere far far away. It’s THE biggest event in the already packed Melbourne sporting calendar, drawing crowds from far and wide. Here’s an overview for the uninitiated: Already […]

ITS NOT JUST A TOWEL…

All things Hammamas So you’ve picked out your perfect Hammamas beach towel(s), have planned your trip to [insert your choice of fabulous beachside location here!] and have your car packed and ready to go. But are you making the most of your adventure…and your towel?! Read on and let us know how many more ways […]

HACKING YOUR PACKING

As we head into the school break at the end of this month you might be contemplating a last minute holiday to either escape or embrace the Aussie winter. With two adults, two children, four suitcases and a limit of 40 kilos – the luggage challenge is on for the average family mini-break. But do […]

BEST BEACHES IN TURKEY

Eight countries share a border with Turkey: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Bulgaria, Greece, and Georgia but there is still plenty of incredible Turkish coastline to enjoy – over 8,000 kilometers of it in fact! We think Turkey’s coastline has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Each has something different to offer […]