For more and more travellers, holidays are about much more than sightseeing. Trips away from home also offer great opportunities for self-nurturance, wellness and personal transformation. The following yoga retreats are on offer at some of South Africa’s luxury lodges during 2018.
A remote rocky wilderness and wonderland of plants, animals and natural beauty is hugely therapeutic. Think Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat in the impressive Cederberg area of the Cape. In addition to sharing with visitors a protected landscape of breathtaking magnificence, Bushmans Kloof also has an award-winning wilderness spa where healing energies are generated. … Continue reading “Health, Healing and a Heavenly Topup of Nature at Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg”
The toll taken by our fast-paced lifestyle means that travellers are increasingly looking for de-stressing and revitalizing opportunities whilst on holiday. Luxury lodges and hotels have responded sublimely to this call for wellness travel and getaway options in South Africa, with a range of health and wellness offerings to revive jaded travellers. Wellness travel will be in greater … Continue reading “Wellness Travel and Getaway Highlights in South Africa 2016”
The in-house spa at O on Kloof Boutique Hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town has just re-emerged as the beautiful new O Spa. It’s an exquisite little cocoon of indulgence and pampering away from the fast-track of the city. We’ve just visited the gorgeous new O Spa and felt thoroughly indulged by the taster-treatments we had … Continue reading “O Spa Opens at O on Kloof Boutique Hotel: A Special Place to Indulge the Senses”
Flex the body, still the mind and enhance wellbeing at one of the upcoming seaside Yoga Retreats at the 5-star Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster on the beautiful Cape West Coast.
Holidays are all about upping the Happiness Factor, are they not? And on the feel-good scale, spas and wellness centres go a long way in reducing stress and bringing rejuvenation. Tons of luxury lodges in South Africa are acknowledged leaders in providing magnificent spas, indulgent therapies and feel-good treatments. These are just some of the gorgeous South … Continue reading “Wherever you Are, There’s a Spa! South Africa Comes Up trumps with Spa Offerings”
Handsomely gabled, wooden-beamed and -shuttered in the splendid old tradition of Cape Winelands homesteads, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking you’d arrived into the wine-estate milieu of old. Quite on the contrary, though, at Kleine Constantia Boutique Guest House in Roodepoort, you’re ensconced in a wonderfully tranquil pamper-spot in the heart of Gauteng’s West Rand business hub. So, calling all … Continue reading “Introducing Kleine Constantia Boutique Guest House: Quiet Pamper-Spot near West Rand Business Hub”
It takes virtuoso-artistry to ace the just-right balance between sophistication and comfort in the fabulous world of hospitality. If Goldilocks were out on a tasting spree sampling the porridge bowls of the hospitality greats in and around Cape Town, O on Kloof would be bound to earn her satisfied pronouncement of “just-right”. Chic and sophisticated … Continue reading ““Oh so Lovely” is O on Kloof. Chic Urban Luxury on Cape Town’s Celebrity Seaboard”
You’ve always known, right, that Le Quartier Francais is one of the places you visit to tantalise your senses? Long lauded for its outstanding, star-spangled eating experiences made magnificent under the beyond-capable hand of Margot Janse (Africa’s only female Grand Chef), and its fine wines enjoyed in the very heart of wine country, body pampering is also … Continue reading “b. gorgeous: day Spa a la difference at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek”
Go where the grasslands are green and lush, and the country air clear and crisp. And spoil yourself at the Fordoun Hotel and Spa. Fordoun lies in the very heart of the KwaZulNatal Midlands, and on the famous Midlands Meander. Sheep graze away peacefully and horses are at home in the rolling farmlands surrounding Fordoun, which is the perfect … Continue reading “A Spa Spoil in the Land of Green: Fordoun Hotel & Spa, KwaZuluNatal Midlands”
Places remote and unspoiled have an irresistible pull. There’s something incomparably satisfying about leaving your footprint on a pristine beach, washed perfectly clean of the tracks of anyone who might have come before you. The Wild Coast of Southern Africa – the home of Prana Lodge – is just such a place, unspoiled and exquisitely … Continue reading “Hide Away at Stunningly Secluded Prana Lodge on the Wild Coast”