Blow Drying: Tips and Tricks

The seasons are changing and the days when you can run out of the house with damp hair will soon be behind us! “Mastering a faster and more efficient blow drying technique will save you time, money and will minimize the damage done to your hair,” says Racheal Ellery, Spa Director at Hockley Valley Resort. Here are her top 3 ...

September: What’s Happening

Fall is officially right around the corner… With summer ending, the kiddies going back to school and cold weather in the foreseeable future, it’s time for some fun! We’ve got tons of exciting events and lots of amenities, guaranteed to provide an experience you won’t forget. Here is just a sample of some of the things happening at the resort …

Organics in the Garden: The Basics

At Hockley Valley Resort, we believe in sustainability, reducing our carbon footprint and making our farm-to-table philosophy a priority. Our 2-acre on-site farm supplies our kitchens with fresh, seasonal produce you will see on our menu! Interested in adopting some of our practices? Here are some tips from our farm to get you started: – Rather than a traditional fertiliser, …

July: What’s Happening

Summer’s here and it’s hot, hot, hot! At Hockley Valley Resort, we’re your home away from home, just 45 minutes north of the city… From poolside to pampered, we’ve got something for everyone. Here are just a few of the things we’ve got planned for July: Mini Golf: Looking to get your kids into golf? Try our July and August …

Getting Your Kids Into Golf: Why and How

Starting with toddler toys, golf is catching on for kids of all ages – and encouraging a young interest could lead to a life-long love of the game. According to our Golf Pro, Carl Penfold, here’s what you need to know before you hit the green: What are the benefits? • Golf encourages active living, a healthy lifestyle and an ...

June: What’s Happening

With the weather getting warmer and everything starting to bloom, we love this time of year. We’ve got lots going on at the resort! Here are just a few of the fun things we’ve got planned to help you get out there and enjoy the weather: That’s amore: Pizza in the Garden is back! Bring the whole family out to ...

April: What’s Happening

Spring has sprung! Get ready to enjoy spring flowers, warmer weather, and all the fun we’ve got planned at the resort… From girls’ get-togethers to tons of laughs to the return of golf season, here’s a look at some of the events we’ve got scheduled for April: Fashion For a Good Cause: It’s our 4th annual charity fashion show! Start ...

Your Home: Pre-Spring Cleaning

Yes, it’s still winter (barely) but you can beat those winter blahs with a home that sparkles and shines! Looking to do a little pre-spring cleaning? No problem! Our housekeeping staff has some nifty tricks to help you whip your house back into shape, in a snap: Salt stains from winter boots? Try using a half and half ratio of ...

March: What’s Happening

It’s March and spring is right around the corner… The days will get longer and the weather will continue to warm up, so enjoy! We’re jam-packed with fun at the resort this month, here are just some of the events we’ve got coming up (and a sneak peek into April): Break Time: When your kids are off school for March ...

New Year, New Budget?

It’s a new year, do you need a new budget? Now that the holidays have passed - along with the financial burden that comes with holiday season, are you feeling like your finances need a makeover? Daniel Cox, Controller at Hockley Valley Resort, offers you his top 5 tips for getting your budget back into shape: 1. Just the facts: ...