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The Costa Rica Cover Up from Riviera Towels

The Costa Rica Cover Up from Riviera Towels

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting March 28, 2018

We spent a week in Costa Rica to test out our newest arrival the hooded beach cover up. Here's a quick sneak peak at the unique design that will be available in our Spring 2018 catalog.  Traveling with Turkish Towels or "Peshtemals" makes your life more enjoyable in so many unexpected ways....

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How is Turkish Cotton different from Egyptian Cotton?

How is Turkish Cotton different from Egyptian Cotton?

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting February 20, 2018

The Common thread in Turkish Towels Not all towels are created equally. While most bath and spa towels are cotton or a cotton blend, there are many nuances and differences in the blends and fibers used that can affect the feel, longevity of use, and performance. Turkish cotton – Similar to...

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Embroidery Elevates Turkish Towels for corporate gifts, sporting events, fundraisers and auctions

Embroidery Elevates Turkish Towels for corporate gifts, sporting events, fundraisers and auctions

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting January 10, 2018

The Riviera Towel Company is now offering custom embroidery for our designer Turkish Towels, Bath Robes and Beach Bags. As a member of SAGE, PPAI and ASI we understand how important it is to act quickly, provide comps and blind shipping for distributors in the Promotional Product Industry.  We provide wholesale pricing on...

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Riviera Towels Creates Turkish Towels for the Promotional Products Industry

Riviera Towels Creates Turkish Towels for the Promotional Products Industry

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting January 10, 2018

Riviera Towel is proud to have completed 4 hours of Product Safety Awareness Training to become one of the newest members of the PPAI. Our competitive embroidery rates raise our premiere Turkish Towels to the next level.  The Promotional Products Industry includes any item imprinted with a logo or slogan and given out...

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Stylish and Functional Turkish Towels are Versatile and Fashionable

Stylish and Functional Turkish Towels are Versatile and Fashionable

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting January 09, 2018

Take your towel on the go ! Our beach towels are perfectly sized and made for versatile living. The 40"x70" pool towels features a smooth flat weave front that gently pampers your skin and soaks up water in seconds. Traditional Turkish feature stylish stripes soft sherbet shades, for a cheerful pop of color in the kitchen or...

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WHAT IS A FOUTA or PESHTAMAL TOWEL?

WHAT IS A FOUTA or PESHTAMAL TOWEL?

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting November 23, 2017

Peshtemal or Foutas are not your average terry cloth towels. (Though they are just as absorbent ) A peshtamal (sometimes peshtemal is also spelled pestemal or peshtamal) is also called hamman or fouta towel.  Peshtemals are large, flat and velvety soft. Inspired by the bath towels used in historic Turkish spas, these tightly woven...

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New Light Weight Cotton Bath Robes & Beach Cover-Ups - Essential Gift Idea

New Light Weight Cotton Bath Robes & Beach Cover-Ups - Essential Gift Idea

by Brendan O'Connor November 03, 2017

Our Essential Turkish towel light weight cotton bath Robe is made from 100% Turkish cotton and pre-washed for softness.  Perfect for the beach, pool lounging and for travel because our robes fold up small.   This classic pattern will work perfectly with any decor or style.   You will elevate your...

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Falling in love with Turkish Towels

Falling in love with Turkish Towels

by Brendan O'Connor October 30, 2017

Get Ready for Winter! It's Hot Tub Season! Falling in love with Turkish Towels :)  Turkish Towels are made of 100% cotton, so they are known for being very soft. The cotton actually softens with wear, so after washes you won't believe how they feel. Wash your Turkish Towel in cold water and...

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Annual Aquathon - Towels for Trophies - Channel Keeper Event

Annual Aquathon - Towels for Trophies - Channel Keeper Event

by Brendan O'Connor October 29, 2017

Big thanks to Channel Keeper for putting on such a great event that plants the seeds of marine conservation in young minds while giving everyone a water filled fun day. 

Big thanks to Channel Keeper for putting on such a great event that plants the seeds of marine conservation in young minds while giving everyone a water filled fun day. 

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The Importance of a Towel, from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -

The Importance of a Towel, from the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting October 14, 2017

The stylish versatility of our Turkish towels is really out of this world. Don't leave the Galaxy with out yours ;) The importance of the towel was introduced in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy original radio series in 1978. The follow-up book explained the importance of towels in The Hitchhiker's Guide...

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Riviera Towel Wash & Care Tips

Riviera Towel Wash & Care Tips

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting July 13, 2017

If you take care of your Riviera towel it will give you years of endless use –  just follow these simple washing instructions.   We recommend a gentle or normal cycle using cold or warm water and at least two washes before use to ensure maximum absorbency. Avoid fabric softeners—they...

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Riviera Towel Co. Adopts Sirius the Humpback Whale

Riviera Towel Co. Adopts Sirius the Humpback Whale

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting July 12, 2017

The Riviera Towel Co. is thrilled to announce we're now proud (adopted) parents of Sirius a humpback whale. You too can adopt a whale on the WDC Webiste. Click Here To Learn More About How To Adopt A Whale There is an adoption package for everyone and each adoption helps fund our work...

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I measure the quality of my life in terms of beauty, variety and choice.

I measure the quality of my life in terms of beauty, variety and choice.

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting July 02, 2017

by Ken Hinman, President, Wild Oceans - https://wildoceans.org/the-value-of-science/ Science cannot teach us what we need most to know about nature, that is, how to value it. – Holmes Rolston There are three steps in the resolution of an environmental problem. First, of course, we must recognize that a problem exists. Then, we analyze...

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Sign our letter to the Administration

Sign our letter to the Administration

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting July 02, 2017

On Monday, June 26, the Trump Administration opened a 30-day public comment period on the review of national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments designated or expanded in the past decade. Our national marine sanctuaries provide incredible economic and social benefits to all Americans, particularly coastal communities and businesses. Now...

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Santa Barbara - The American Riviera

Santa Barbara - The American Riviera

by Matt LogicalPosition June 15, 2017

Best Things to Do in Santa Barbara    - The American Riviera Home to The Riviera Towel Company and dozens of historic and natural attractions.  Santa Barbara is a beautiful coastal town and a popular weekend destination in Southern California, known for its excellent beaches, restaurants and romantic Pacific Ocean...

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The Riviera Towel Company Opens Designer Showroom

The Riviera Towel Company Opens Designer Showroom

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting February 27, 2017

The Rivera Towel Company is proud to announce the opening of their first designer showroom in North America. The store front is located on the famous De La Guerra Plaza a historic meeting place for civic rallies and centrally located in Santa Barbara's downtown shopping district on the 700 Block of Lower State Street.  Proceeds...

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DIY Stylish Dog Bed Cover from Recycled Turkish Towels

DIY Stylish Dog Bed Cover from Recycled Turkish Towels

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting February 17, 2017

Dog beds take up a lot of living room real estate but often do not add much to your design aesthetic. We looked for hip cool dog bed covers but found most are dull and uninspired. In this easy DIY project our daughter shows you how to recycle your Turkish towels to...

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Make 2017 the year of the Shark

Make 2017 the year of the Shark

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting January 09, 2017

An estimated 100 million sharks are killed every year with fins from up to 73 million used for shark fin soup, primarily to supply the market in Mainland China. A pair of shark fins can sell for as much as US$700 per kg in Asia. Some shark populations have declined...

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Giving Tuesday - Help Support These World Class Marine Organizations

Giving Tuesday - Help Support These World Class Marine Organizations

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting November 29, 2016

Please help us support these world class Marine Organizations who are helping to heal and protect our Oceans.  Please take action to make the Oceans healthier for our children and theirs too by supporting these organizations.  Santa Barbara Channel Keeper Surfrider Foundation  National Marine Sanctuaries  Wild Oceans Whale and Dolphin Conservation  Sea Turtle Conservancy...

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Turkish Towels for Any Season

Turkish Towels for Any Season

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting November 13, 2016

One of the things that attracted me to Turkish towels was their versatility.  The most obvious use of course is a towel for the beach or pool, but there are so many more.   They are truly a season-less item that can be used throughout your house and daily life...

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Towels for Trophies in 1st Annual Aquathon

Towels for Trophies in 1st Annual Aquathon

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting October 05, 2016

The Riviera Towel Company was a proud sponsor of the The Channel Keeper Foundation's 1st annual Aquathon.   Thematically on point the Santa Barbara towels were used as prizes for this family-friendly, multi-sport, on-the-water event.   Featuring a Surfathon, Swimathon, Supathon and Mega-Aquathon the event brought the Santa Barbara community together to raise awareness and...

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National Coastal Cleanup Day

National Coastal Cleanup Day

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting September 17, 2016

Every year thousands of tons of garbage winds up in the oceans, with 60% of that being composed of plastic material. Plastics especially last a very long time in the ocean, and are in such abundance that there are 46,000 individual pieces of plastic litter for every square mile of...

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Local Event: Santa Barbara Channelkeeper First Annual Aquathon

Local Event: Santa Barbara Channelkeeper First Annual Aquathon

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting September 13, 2016

We are excited that Riviera Towel Company is a sponsor of Santa Barbara Channelkeeper's first annual Santa Barbara AQUATHON on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at Leadbetter Beach!  There are several great events and participants will have a chance to win a towel from our Santa Barbara collection.  Event details: Santa...

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Ken Hinmen's New Paper Outlines a More Natural Way to Fish in Wild Oceans

Ken Hinmen's New Paper Outlines a More Natural Way to Fish in Wild Oceans

by Riviera Towel Co. Reporting August 26, 2016

To sustain life in the ocean while at the same time ensuring a healthy future for fishing at sea, we need to fish as part of the natural system, as one among many predators, argues a new white paper released today by the conservation group Wild Oceans. Resource Sharing: The...

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