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Top 5 Spas In Joburg


If you, like us, feel there’s no better way to spoil yourself than with an indulgent spa treatment, then take note of our top five pamper spots in Joburg; as well as their heavenly signature treatments... 1. The Africology Spa at the Maslow in Sandton’s CBD combines health-focused assessments and treatments with a truly indulgent pampering experience. Whatever your body requires – from relieving stress to boosting the immune system – skilled Africology therapists will help you select the right treatment and tailor it to your needs. For bookings, call 010-226-4688. Signature Treatment: The spa offers not one, but three signature treatments, including the 60-minute Cardio-Pause Massage (R690), the 60 minute Muscle and Joint Magnesium Therapy and (our all-time favourite) the 90-minute Maslow Journey (R890). 2. The Fairlawns Spa in Sandton subscribes to a holistic approach to wellness. They have an extensive range of facials, massage therapies, grooming and body treatments to choose from in their Balinese Spa Villa, as well as a selection of traditional South East Asian treatments which use natural spices, clays and oils. Signature Treatment: A Balinese massage that involves flowing movements combined with muscle stretching. It costs R700 for 60 minutes or R850 for 90 minutes. Call 011-804-2540 to make a booking. 3. The Saxon Spa and Studio in Sandhurst is a tranquil wellness area with spacious treatment rooms, innovative signature sound therapy and a Byzantine-styled Rasul chamber. The Spa offers a wide range of unique hydro facilities, from the indoor hydro pool and cold plunge pool, to the sensational outdoor showers and heated pool. Their signature sleep therapies promote all-over wellness, and if you prefer something more traditional, you’ll be happy to know that they also offer facials, massage and body therapies that combine aromatherapy, colour and scent with the best ancient and modern healing techniques from around the world. Call 011-292-6000 to make a booking. Signature Treatment: The soothing Tibetan Sound therapy treatment is a must-try. 4. Life Day Spa in Fourways is a fully-equipped health and beauty spa, which not only offers a great variety of treatments (including traditional massages, facials and slimming treatments) but also several pampering facilities such as a steam room, sauna, Swiss shower, heated indoor pool and indoor/outdoor relaxation areas. Call 011-465-7777 to make a booking. Signature Treatment: Their signature 90-minute Imvelo African Massage (R790) is pure bliss. 5. Mount Grace Country House and Spa in Magaliesburg (which technically isn’t in Joburg but isn’t too far out and well worth the drive) offers the ideal environment to unwind and ease away the stress of city living. For bookings, call 014-577-5600. Signature Treatment: Relax, recharge and rejuvenate at the famed hydrotherapy spa with one of their signature facial treatments. They start from R530 for 60 minutes and can be upgraded accordingly to suit your needs. Compiled by Katharyn Williams-Jaftha