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Meet Fairlawns' MD Michael Kewley

February 2018

From Bonsai to decor and design ... we decided it was time to get to know Michael Kewley a bit better with a quick Q & A session.

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The Spa at Fairlawns Extends its Oasis

March 2018

Fairlawns is currently adding a 920 m2 extension to its Spa. When complete, this impressive 1.5 acre Balinese retreat will be the largest and most exclusive spa and wellness space in all of Johannesburg - with undercover heated hydro pool, rim flow Jacuzzi, Sentō bath, relaxation lounges and salas, a private dining sala for 12 guests, and many other exciting additions. Check out their brand new animation video!

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Fairlawns – The “Art” to Discovering Jozi’s Gems

August 2018

Anyone that has stepped inside the enchanting Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa will know that it is a literal treasure trove of art and imagination, adorned with eclectic paintings, photographs, masks, ornaments, African beadwork and indigenous carvings. Its also the perfect base from which to explore the Arty side of Jo'burg - be it local galleries, markets - or by exploring the vibrant Maboneng by bicycle or on foot! Check out these uber-cool options...

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It's Gin o' Clock in Jo'burg

October 2018

Claire and Amanda went to Fairlawns a few months ago - timing our visit perfectly for the launch of the very first Gin o' Clock on the terrace. Check out Claire's review...

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Fairlawns - Now with Added Bubbles

October 2017

Probably Johannesburg’s best kept secret, Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa is an exclusive cocoon of pure indulgence – tucked away in extensive gardens, just a stone’s throw from Sandton’s hub of trendy shops and restaurants. Now there is even more reason to linger longer before or after your safari - with the addition of its exclusive new champagne bar, MUSE!

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Fairlawns Takes SA Spas to Whole New Level

November 2017

Its true - you can improve on perfection! Fairlawns' breathtaking spa is set to raise the benchmark for spas in South Africa yet again – as the hotel has purchased an adjoining property and will be launching its new green space extension early next year.

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Did someone say brrrrrr-braai?

December 2017

Ethos partnered again with Brand South Africa on 6 December 2017 to thank some of South Africa’s most loyal tourism ambassadors and celebrate "all things South African" over an indoor “braai” at Hammer & Tongs in London.

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Ethos to represent Fairlawns

April 2017

Ethos is now representing Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in Johannesburg, an exclusive 5* sanctuary, conveniently situated in the leafy suburb of Morningside Manor.

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