Travel: Pink, Peach & Palm Trees

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Pink, Peach & Palm Trees

A few weeks ago I packed my suitcase and headed off to Soma Bay, Egypt. I have had this place on my travel wish-list for the longest time now, but I have to say, it was even more beautiful than I expected. I think I said every single day ‘It’s so beautiful, we are just so lucky!’. The water was clear and blue, the palm tress were majestic and the buildings were just charming. Just when I thought it couldn’t get any more beautiful, I went snorkelling and saw an underground world of rainbow fish and coral…. Although more on that later I promise!

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Soma Bay, Egypt

For those who have never been to Soma Bay or know anything about it, it is a holiday destination in Egypt which is located on a peninsular. There there are plenty of beaches, so you can swim and snorkel in the red sea, shops, restaurants, pools, a spa, golfing range and so much more. It’s all within a gated community too, so it feels really safe and really private. Also, it’s guaranteed sunshine, no really, I didn’t see a single cloud in the sky the whole time I was there, not even a whisper of white!

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Peach & Pink

One of my favourite parts of the resort was by the Marina, there is a small bar / cafe there where you can order ice cream and a drink and look out at the boats, palm tress and all the beautiful peach and pink buildings. I took so many pics here and if you look closely, you can see me poking out of one of the archways. It’s such a lovely place to spend an hour in the afternoon and once you are done, you can hop on a golf buggy and head to the beach or to the spa, you might even see a camel en-route… more on that later! Have a wonderful day everyone!

All photos taken at Soma Bay, Egypt, you can find more information about the resort at www.somabay.com, I can’t recommend this destination enough, it’s absolutely stunning!  More posts coming soon I promise!

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Wayfarer Sunglasses by Ray-ban, Perfume by Bob & Eight (it contains notes of grapefruit, petit grain, clove and vetiver, it’s hot, dry and earthy, perfect for Egypt),  Gunmetal frames by Dolce & Gabanna and Handbag by Coach.

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30 Comments

  1. June 7, 2017 / 8:29 am

    It’s paradise!! Love the shots of all the colour

    • fashionforlunch
      June 7, 2017 / 8:30 am

      Thank you so so much! It’s such a magical place!!!! But this part of the bay was my fave because I loved the colours!!!

  2. Amie Cadwallader
    June 7, 2017 / 8:49 am

    Honestly this place looks absolutely incredible! I’m so jealous, and it looks like you had an amazing time! It’s like a pink paradise too!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan | Instagram

    • fashionforlunch
      June 7, 2017 / 8:51 am

      It really was a pink paradise!!!!!! That’s exactly it!!!!! Thank you for stopping by aime xxxx

  3. June 7, 2017 / 9:44 am

    I was in Luxor years ago & really want to go back to Egypt at some point! This hotel looks absolutely beautiful! xx

    Beautylymin

    • fashionforlunch
      June 8, 2017 / 1:04 am

      the hotel was so nice, I hope you get to go to Soma bay soon! xxxx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 8, 2017 / 1:03 am

      it was so cool and so much fun! my fave place to shoot in ages!!!

  4. June 7, 2017 / 10:18 am

    Seriously you have the most amazing eye for colour. What a beautiful place xx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 7, 2017 / 10:21 am

      Thank you so much!!! You are so kind!!! Have a lovely day!

  5. June 7, 2017 / 6:44 pm

    I am so jealous! How instagram worthy are these photo’s though! So glad you had a fab time.

    • fashionforlunch
      June 8, 2017 / 1:03 am

      Thank you so much lovely emmy, it was soooooo much fun!

  6. Megan McCoig
    June 7, 2017 / 8:49 pm

    Well this place looks like pure heaven. I was so envious watching your insta stories! Amazing pics to xxx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 7, 2017 / 10:53 pm

      Thank you so much sweetie! I’m so glad you like! It was magical!!!! Xxx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 7, 2017 / 10:53 pm

      Thank you so so much!!!!!

  7. June 8, 2017 / 8:33 am

    Love love love it! You make an amazing travel blogger! Your photos are incredible!

  8. June 8, 2017 / 1:50 pm

    Looks and sounds absolutely gorgeous!! All that pink! Bet you were in your element with all that colour xxx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 8, 2017 / 2:15 pm

      Thank you so much jules! I was so in my element!!!!

  9. June 8, 2017 / 7:31 pm

    These pictures – and the ones you posted on Instagram – are amazing, you’re so talented as a photographer! Plus it’s made me REALLY want a holiday now! x

  10. June 9, 2017 / 1:41 am

    Wow your pictures capture the beauty of this place perfectly!

  11. June 9, 2017 / 11:19 am

    Absolutely love all your photos, you make it look so colourful and pretty 🙂

    Rachel | Hey Rachieface

  12. June 9, 2017 / 10:33 pm

    Egypt is on my travel list for sure, you got some incredible shots of your travels xx

    • fashionforlunch
      June 11, 2017 / 8:00 pm

      Thank you so so much! it was really really special!!!! you should totally go to Soma bay!

  13. xkass
    June 11, 2017 / 7:34 pm

    Ahhh Kirsty these pictures are absolutely incredible, looks like such a gorgeous place and like you had lots of fun. I can’t wait till
    My holiday I really Need it x

    • fashionforlunch
      June 11, 2017 / 7:55 pm

      thank you so much!!! it was so beautiful! so much pink!!!!!

  14. June 18, 2017 / 7:39 pm

    If Barbie went on vacation, this is surely where she’d go!