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Elevate your gifting game with our luxurious Turkish towel gift set, a perfect blend of style and practicality.

Turkish towels, also known as peshtemals or hammam towels, have gained popularity worldwide through the ages and in present day make the perfect gift for many occasions.

As anyone who has visited Turkey and holidayed along he Aegean coast will attest, Peshtemals are ubiquitous paired with the relaxed lifestyle of bathing and lounging by the beach. And what's great is that these towels have slowly made their way into the Australian way of life and suit perfectly with our own coastal and travel lifestyle.

Handwoven from high-quality organic Turkish cotton, these towels are known for their exceptional softness, absorbency, and durability. Unlike regular towels, Turkish towels are lightweight and quick-drying, making them perfect for travel, beach trips, or everyday use.

But don't just take our word from it, here are the top 10 reasons why Turkish towels make fantastic gifts all year round:

a stylish peshtemal towel in the stripe print in colours pink, white and blue
  1. Versatility for the fussiest person: Turkish towels are incredibly versatile and will undoubtedly please even the fussiest of people to buy gifts for.  They can be used as bath towels, beach towels, picnic blankets, shawls, sarongs, and even as home decor items like table runners or sofa throws. This versatility means they can suit a wide range of preferences and needs making them the perfect gift.

  2. Lightweight and Compact from flying to caravan holidays: Turkish towels are lightweight and thin compared to traditional terry cloth towels, making them easy to carry and pack. They are perfect for travellers, beachgoers, or anyone looking for a space-saving towel option in their luggage or caravan.

  3. Timeless elegance and luxury: from their softness and sophisticated design, they add a touch of luxury to any bathroom or beach bag. Easy to pair with individual tastes and style - they complement regardless of the decor and setting of the environment.

  4. Super Absorbent: Despite their thinness, Turkish towels are highly absorbent. They can absorb water efficiently and can be a comfortable choice for drying off after a shower or a swim.

  5. Artistry and craftsmanship: creating a Turkish towel is a labor of love. Skilled artisans meticulously weave each towel using premium Turkish cotton. The craftsmanship involved in making these towels is a true art form. Every thread is carefully chosen and woven together to create a towel that is not only beautiful but also durable making each 

  6. Durability: Quality Turkish towels are made from long-lasting materials like Turkish cotton or a cotton-linen blend. When cared for properly, they can withstand regular use and washing, making them a practical and durable gift option.

  7. Eco-Friendly: Many Turkish towels are made from natural and sustainable fibers, making them an eco-friendly choice. They are often produced using environmentally friendly methods, appealing to those who prioritise sustainability.

  8. Unique and Thoughtful: Turkish towels are not as common as traditional towels, which can make them a unique and thoughtful gift. They show that you've put thought into choosing a present that's both practical and aesthetically pleasing.

  9. Cultural Heritage: Turkish towels have a rich cultural history dating back to the Ottoman Empire. Gifting someone a Turkish towel can be an opportunity to introduce them to a piece of Turkish culture and heritage.

  10. Suitable for All Ages: Turkish towels are suitable for people of all ages, from children to adults, making them a versatile gift option for various occasions, including birthdays, weddings, Christmas, housewarmings, or even as a thank-you gift.

    a person wrapping a gift box for gifting towels

In summary, Turkish towels make great gifts due to their versatility, practicality,  aesthetic appeal, and cultural significance. Whether you're looking for a unique and thoughtful present or something that suits a particular lifestyle or need, Turkish towels are a fantastic choice.

Browse our unique and handwoven selection of Turkish Beach Towels. Better still, make the gift even more unique by pairing up with our Exfoliating Glove to fully immerse in the ritual of a Turkish hammam and enjoy a 20% discount on the bundle with the discount code "PATARAGIFT".

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