You don’t really need an excuse to indulge in a luxury spa visit, but with the end of the year looming – we can’t help but think you deserve it.
From the centre of Cape Town to the beautiful winelands, we’ve put together five of our favourite luxury spas to tempt you.
Situated at one of the city’s most luxurious hotels, the spa at the Cape Grace offers a range of luxury treatments, including Kalahari Signature Massages with healing scrubs and oils, as well as a number of QMS Medicosmetics Anti-Ageing Treatments. This spa also offers a dedicated relaxation area, where you can recline and enjoy the stillness before or after your treatment.
Quay Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002
021 410 7100
One & Only
An urban oasis, the spa at the One & Only’s extensive facilities are as much a feature as their high-end treatments, with guests able to use a vitality pool, crushed ice fountain and aroma steam room – among other facilities – as part of their time at the spa. This spa is also one of only a few that offers a four-handed massage – a treat for anyone! Bonus: There is also a hair dresser on site.
Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001
021 431 5888
Designed for the visitor who values quality and integrity in their personal care, Steenberg’s spa offers products made with environmentally responsible manufacturing practices, with a strong emphasis on those with natural origins. Set among the vines and rolling lawns of the wine estate, the spa has only four treatment rooms, ensuring an intimate and personal spa experience – where guests can choose from a number of treatments, including body scrubs and wraps, QMS facials and a variety of finishing touches.
Steenberg Road, Tokai, Cape Town, 7945
021 713 2222
Set among the vineyards, Leeu Spa is a wellness sanctuary that offers authentic massages and holistic treatments by expert therapists. The spa offers dedicated steam rooms, an infinity and plunge pool – as well as nail and hair services, in addition to a range of spa treatments which include bespoke, signature journeys, and Esse organic facials.
Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek, 7690
021 492 2222
Belmond Mount Nelson
Consistently recognised as one of Cape Town’s leading spas, Librisa Spa invites guests to uncover ancient well-being, purification and beauty practices from diverse cultures in their tranquil setting in the heart of Cape Town. Guests are also encouraged to take advantage of their luxury facilities during their visit, which includes a Finnish sauna, plunge pool and quiet relaxation area.
76 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001
021 483 1000