South Beach Color Stripe
The South Beach is our lightest towel yet, made from 100% Turkish cotton with signature hand-tied fringe ends. Perfect for the beach, a night out or the gym—just use with imagination! Ideal for sailors, travelers or anyone without access to a washer, since this thin and absorbent towel dries in no time flat.
Used for centuries in Turkish hamams, or baths, the pestemal (pesh-te-mahl) is the original “Turkish Bath Towel”. They are a soft and smooth, flat woven cloth, made by hand, usually from cotton, finished with fringes. The hand or hair towel size is called a peskir (pesh-kir).
These towels are known for their eco-friendly properties:
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- Highly absorbent, quick to dry, and will not collect sand
- Lightweight and compact, fold flat, minimizes storage space
- Naturally anti-bacterial – will not acquire a musty odor
- Environmentally friendly – quick to wash and dry, saving energy
- Some of the weaves may need several washings and dryings to reach full absorbency and softness