4 Fab South African Spa’s to celebrate the day of love
Luxe French Spa at Morrells Boutique Estate
A winner of the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards, Morrells offers French flair in Joburg. A little European boutique haven, in Northcliff, the Spa is reminiscent of days in Paris. The treatments are inspired by international trends and therapists are well-educated in the art of pampering. Guests can visit for an afternoon followed by a romantic dinner for two. Or, if a discreet procedure requires it, spend your couple time together whilst waiting out your recovery time in the privacy of one of the property’s baroque-esk rooms.
Local Luxury at Africology Spas
These well established spas are all around the country, making them accessible for a short session or a day-break from the regular routine. The aromatic scents of this, now, international brand offer settings from the bush, at Motswari Private Game Reserve, to the cityscape of Joburg.
The best part: they respect the earth, support local communities and their products, made with natural ingredients that soothe, are available to take home for your own private session.
No Frills Thai Treatments at Na-Bua
In a most inconspicuous place at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, near the Everard Read Gallery, is a simple Thai spa. Na-Bua offers authentic treatments, working deep into your muscles with age-old stretching techniques. The unbeatable value, means spoils for you and your partner are affordable and can last all day long. The ladie’s of Na-bua strength and skill will make your aches and pains come right in just a few sessions.
Meander in the Midlands at Fordoun Hotel and Spa
At the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains, Fordoun Hotel & Spa offer a holistic getaway for two, with fine dining, a romantic setting, and all day spa treatments. Traditional methods like reiki, Swedish massage, and African healing, are complemented by modern aromatherapies, deep tissue massages, and a saline flotation pool. Lounge in your 5 star accommodation, have breakfast in bed and spend the afternoon in a Turkish steam room, followed by an Indulgent African Earth Experience and a potato wrap, found nowhere else in the country.