Category: Spa Reviews
Spa of the Month – February 2013
The Orion Hotel Group has recently added its first Western Cape property to their extensive portfolio of luxury properties – the luxury Santé Hotel, and Spa in the Cape Winelands.
Santé translated means “health” and this simple message is carried through every aspect of the guest experience – from the décor of the luxurious and spacious rooms, through to the rejuvenating spa treatments and the thoughtful attention to detail.
BABOR Beauty Spa – is the first of its kind in South Africa, making it an exclusive and unique concept. The experience of a BABOR Beauty Spa philosophy is one not to be missed. Guests are introduced to a unique feeling of well-being that brings out their natural beauty perfectly.
Home to a range of award-winning treatments, Angsana Spa greets spa aficionados in picturesque Baie aux Tortues, or Turtle Bay of subtropical Mauritius at the exclusive Angsana Balaclava resort. Nestled on the white sand beach and calm lagoon, the property is just a 15-minute drive from the capital of Port Louis in the northwest area of Mauritius.
The Fairlanws Spa is a Balinese style haven set away from the hotel. The lush Balinese Spa Gardens were built entirely from imported Balinese materials, including the stones and roof tiles, where guests can relax under Bamboo gazebos set amongst koi ponds and zen inspired statues. The gardens are a perfect place to relax after treatments to experience peace and tranquility listening to the sound of flowing water and song birds twittering in the surrounding bamboo groves.
A mere two hours drive away from Johannesburg, yet far from city lights; this is the ideal bushveld getaway for those who are too busy to take time out. The Ezingweni Safari Lodge and Day Bush Spa are situated in the southern range of the Waterberg Mountains.
World renowned for it’s the Gary Player designed golf courses and their multi-award winning spa (Fancourt Spa was a winner in the 2012 World Luxury Hotels Spa Awards and a finalist in the 2011 Les Nouvelles Esthetique South African Spa Awards), Fancourt is set on 613 hectares of mountains and indigenous forests.
Health is the new wealth, and this is at the heart of the philosophy practiced at Cradle Health Spa and Medical Centre, an incredible new holistic health and pampering spa nestled under the beautiful Magaliesburg mountains in the Hartebeespoort Valley, just a short drive out of Sandton.
he Taj Hotel in Cape Town is home to the first Jiva Spa in Africa, offering authentic, traditional Indian Ayervedic wellness treatment packages in a exquisitely stylish setting, from the moment you walk into the hotels grand lobby to the spa itself. The Jiva spa programmes are designed to pamper and indulge, heal and nourish, restore and rejuvenate and all products used are developed from Indian herbs and essential oils.