Health & Beauty: 10 year birthday celebrations

By RoxyK

As part of the Next 48hOURS’ 10th year celebrations, our beauty team has worked around the clock to bring you the “BEST” that Cape Town has to offer. To date we have tried and tested products, visited spa’s, looked at the most cost effective ways to tone your body and found the most nutritional ways to stay healthy. These are our results with regards to our city’s spa’s:

One & Only Spa
Built on its own private island this spa offers a truly unprecedented level of luxury. The team of experienced staff and therapists are always willing to help and makes sure that each person is comfortable and relaxed. The private spa has separate male and female saunas, steam rooms, hydro pools and comfortable, secure relaxation rooms.
Refreshments ranging from freshly squeezed juices and ice-teas to fresh fruit are readily available to all guests. They also offer an extensive spa menu and a number of signature treatments. These are aimed to uplift and open the body’s natural energy flow. The whole experience was therapeutic and healing. Find them at Dock Road, V&A Waterfront.

Yemaya Spa
This spa boasts an everyday feel of relaxation. The treatments include both male and female treatments from body massages to waxing. Staff and therapists are highly qualified to meet your every need. The facial treatments that we experienced were refreshing and gentle. The result was an instant glow. This deep hydration therapy reinforces the suppleness of the skin. Find them at 91 Beach Road, Mouille Point.

Twelve Apostles
This institution is equipped with the finest in spa luxury. The rasul chamber offers a traditional cleansing ritual through the use of steam and mud. The warm salt water floatation pool prepares you for your treatment. The outcome of all treatments helps you feel relaxed and pampered. The spa is located at Victoria Road, Camps Bay.

Amani Spa
Situated at the water’s edge, this spa offers pamper packages designed with your specific objective in mind. This includes facials, massages, full body rituals or signature treatments. The treatments help to make you feel energized by bringing balance to your mind, body and soul. Application of warm oils reduces muscle tension in the body, releases emotional stress and makes you feel rejuvenated. The facility is also equipped with its own fitness centre which overlooks the harbour. Find this spa at Radisson Blu Waterfront, Beachfront Road, Granger Bay.

Avara Spa
This spa is sheer indulgence with exquisite pampering of the body, mind and soul. It offers a sauna, steam room, heated Jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool and a gym. Treatments include pedicures and manicures to body and facial treatments. The service and professionalism is of the highest quality and ensures that each guest is left feeling relaxed and pampered. This spa is tucked away at Knightsbridge Towers, Esplanade Road, Century City
There are many spa’s available with a wide variety of treatments that will ease muscle tension, get rid of toxins and make you feel calm and relaxed. Choose the spa that works for you and one that satisfies your needs by making you feel comfortable. Always remember that a good spa will go out of their way to make your treatment and experience feel special.

Email: roxyk@48hours.co.za