Most of us live with the everyday stresses that comes with work, family and simply day to day encounters. Many of us live fast paced lives and never get a chance to sit back and take a day off to simply relax. As a result, we end up feeling agitated, and our bodies showcase feelings of tension, knots, aches and pains.
If you found yourself in this boat, then you know it’s time to relax and let loose and enjoy some well deserved “me time”.
The following are 5 of The Cape’s Top Health and Wellness Spas to try out.
- The Baths – Citrusdal
This health spa resort features a natural hot spring of 43 degree Celsius. Located within close proximity to Cape Town near Citrusdal, the resort features self-catering facilities designed in Victorian style. Here you can simply relax and take in the beautiful, natural surroundings. The resort can accommodate large groups as it features 16 chalets and 19 flats all fitted with beautiful furnishings and decor. There are also caravans and campsites if you prefer the outdoors.
Guests can enjoy hot or cold water swimming pools as well as other activities such as bird watching, tennis, pool, hiking, a playground for kids and so much more.
- Mukda Thai Spa – Gordons Bay
Ever wanted to escape and experience revitalizing your senses, mind and body away from the hustle and bustle that is the city? Then a trip to Mukda Thai Spa is the place for you. The name says it all and here you will enjoy authentic Thai spa treatments from facials, hand and feet, body, skin therapy and more. Take in the original Thai inspired decor that creates the perfect setting for your exotic, relaxing Thai experience. The spa is located in Gordon’s Bay Helderberg, close to Cape Town and Stellenbosch.
- The One & Only Spa – Cape Town
Relax and unwind in the expert hands of The One & Only’s spa therapists. Here you can choose from a wide selection of soothing spa treatments whether you’re looking for The One & Only Body massage or whether you want to experience one of the Spa’s Signature Treatments, you can be certain to relax mind, body and soul. Indulge in the spa journeys or half and full day treatment programs on your own or with others. Situated in the V&A Waterfront Cape Town, you have access to the prestigious V&A Waterfront shopping centre, the CBD and several hot spots on the Atlantic seaboard.
- Le Spa Tranquille – Knysna
Be pampered by experts from an award winning health spa in Knysna. Le Spa Tranquille is set amidst the serene Thesen Island Harbour Town – a unique getaway, a superb spa facility. Here you can relax and enjoy rejuvenating treatments from the Clarins and Guinot skin care treatments, whilst taking in the gorgeous surroundings of the lagoon – a sure recipe to unwind and destress.
- Forest Spa – Plettenberg Bay
Enjoy an escape like no other and indulge your senses surrounded by forest life and Mother Nature’s beauty in the Private Forest Game Reserve near Tsitsikamma. Here you can enjoy luxurious spa treatments for couples, Ladies Group Pamper and so much more.
So why not make your booking with your partner or simply enjoy an revitalising, beauty spa treatment with some friends, The Mother City and Surrounds has got it.