We all deserve a good pampering session every now and then, and with so many spas in the Western Cape we are spoilt for choice. To make your decision a little easier, we have come up with 5 of the best spas and treatment facilities in Cape Town and surrounds.
With the philosophy of ‘recapturing the forgotten sense of well being’, Gingko Spas take on a traditional approach to health and beauty. Through the use of touch therapy, clients can choose between an array of massages, skin care treatments and spa packages. Book the Elixer massage and enjoy the intimate spa experience with views of vineyards and the mountains.
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Where Steenberg Estate, Tokai Road, Constantia
When Daily 8 am – 7 pm
Contact +27 21 713 2222, www.gingkospa.com
MAJEKA HOUSE SPA
Home to South Africa’s only Himalayan crystal salt bed – a treatment involving colour therapy and deep relaxation techniques – guests at Majeka are spoilt for choice with its assortment of skin peeling treatments, hot stone massages and spa packages. Try out the Absolute Aroma Stone Ritual, Majeka’s signature massage that uses traditional techniques to ease out sore muscles.
Where Majeka House, 26 – 32 Houtkapper, Stellenbosch
When Daily 9 am – 5 pm
Contact +27 21 880 1549, www.majekahouse.co.za
ONE AND ONLY SPA
Located on a private island, guests are treated to a holistic spa experience combining African influences with a contemporary design. With the manifesto to ‘unwind, restore and relax’, guests are encouraged to kick back with a full body exfoliation, aromatherapy massage, and foot and hand cleansers.
Where One & Only Spa, Dock Road, V&A Waterfront
When Daily 8am – 8pm
Contact +27 21 431 5810, www.capetown.oneandonlyresorts.com
SKIN AND BODY RENEWAL
Providing a range of anti-ageing treatments, Skin and Body Renewal specialise in body contouring, skin rejuvenation and laser hair removal. Clients can choose between 3D liquid facelifts and skin brightening infusion cocktails to body lifts and 3d cellulite solutions.
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Where Cape Quarter Square, 27 Somerset Road, Green Point
When Monday – Friday 9 am – 6 pm, Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
Contact +27 21 421 9093, www.skinrenewal.co.za
LANZERAC SPA AND WELLNESS CENTRE
Nestled among vineyards with views of the mountain range and surrounding estate, a spa treatment at Lanzerac Spa guarantees relaxation. Guests can choose between a range of carefully selected treatments from a deep cleansing facial to Fusion back massages and Craniosacral therapy.
What’s more, guests are eased into their pampering session with rose petals and soft background music.