The concept of the Spa, for health and wellness
, has taken off at luxury lodges worldwide. Journey in Style can take you to some of the best spa and wellness centres in Africa where mind, body and soul are pampered and rejuvenated to go on with your daily routines. Beach and bush spas are equally therapeutic and most of these offer massages, facials, body scrubs, steam baths, Jacuzzis and special treatments according to their locations and cultures.
Take the Seychelles
for example, the island of Mahe
, home to Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles' Archipelago. Known for its unique Creole architecture and colourful covered market offering delightful fresh fish, fruit and clothing. Here you can book into the opulent Carana Beach Hotel
and revel in the Creole-styled spa and wellness centre if you are health-conscious. Settle into your boutique suite and dine on healthy home-grown foods.
There are even spa and wellness havens in the Karoo in South Africa – on the famous Route 62
you can book into romantic Rosenhof Country House
and warm up in the sauna, the fitness centre, do laps in the outdoor swimming pool in summer and then tell everyone about it from the hotel’s computer station. You really do relax in the plush Wellness centre with its state of the facilities and beauty clinic. Disabled guests are also catered for. Treatments range from Spa Pedicures, Facials to Body Massages to Wraps and Exfoliation, the list is just endless.
Heading further up the west coast past Cape Town to Olive Grove Guesthouse in Namibia
, your journey in style takes you to this Wellness Room and its unique selection of professional therapies to enhance your sense of healthy inner and outer well-being. Olive Grove Guesthouse also offers a laundry service, plunge pool and tranquil garden plus internet and email facility (wireless internet hotspot). Lavish breakfasts are served on the veranda or in private rooms. Watch your meals being prepared in the modern open-plan kitchen!
Everyone loves a massage with sea views and this is what you get at the renowned Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa.
You get a world class pampering spa massage here in the Mozambique Bazaruto Archipelago
and then you can fulfil every other need from the 5 treatment rooms plus ice pool, wet room, hydrotherapy pool, Rhassoul Chamber, health bar and relaxation areas which make up this exquisite facility. Why not try something different - Swedish massages, milk baths, body brushes and wraps, reflexology and facials. Blends of chamomile, geranium and buchu provide an African antidote and all the healing properties to pamper even the most jaded city soul.
On another island completely, off the east African coast, find Heritage Awali Golf & Spa
superbly positioned amid verdant, manicured tropical gardens on the pristine, South Coast of Mauritius
. While your partner plays a round of golf, head off to the spa and explore the 9 state of the art treatment rooms including a vitality pool where you relax in bubble beds with hydro-massage jets and special showers! Take your partner one day for something special together then treat yourselves to a wonderful meal with ocean views thereafter. The hotel’s stunning position next to a powder-white beach means you can get to the sea in seconds!
Ask us at Journey in Style to recommend the best spa and wellness facility in southern Africa for you. Each one is unique, each destination very special. Contact us today.