Life can get busy at times, even in sleepy Cape Town, and it’s always a treat to take time out and pamper yourself. Whatever the occasion and no matter how you like to unwind, there’s a spa in Cape Town that will suit your needs. We went in search of some of Cape Town’s most special spas and offerings so if you need to relax and unwind in a totally awesome, unique setting each of these spas promises an extraordinary relaxation experience you’re bound to love. Here are 5 of Cape Town’s most extraordinary spa experiences!

Angsana Spa, Vineyard Hotel

Angsana SpaThe ultimate sanctuary-style setting on a massive riverside garden estate, Angsana is located on the stunning slopes of Table mountain. With an abundance of natural light filtering through the treatment rooms, the Vineyard Hotel offers a variety of refreshing treatments that fuse both eastern and western relaxation techniques, leaving you looking and feeling your best. End off your day by giving into Lady Anne’s Afternoon Tea at the Vineyard’s garden lounge or patio, and you’re good to go!

Click here to view Angsana’s full treatment menu.

Spa at The Twelve Apostles Hotel

SpaWith arguably the most amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town, the Twelve Apostles spa offers guests the ultimate escape from city life. Try out one of the luxurious packages like Mountain Serenade, boasting breathtaking views of the hotel while being treated to a hot stone or aromatherapy massage. End off with a decadent treat of fresh oysters and sparkling wine, and chocolate-covered strawberries – can you think of anything better?

Click here for more information about packages offered by the Spa at The Twelve Apostles.

Heavenly Spa by Westin

Heavenly SpaAptly named, Heavenly Spa is located on the 19th floor of the Westin Hotel. This spa in the clouds offers guests breathtaking views of the city and beyond and is the ideal place to take a break from city life. Choose from a variety of signature treatments as well as specials, for a blissful day overlooking the city. If you’re on a budget, don’t forget to check out the nifty Secret Lunch Hour special that allows you to choose one luxury treatment, and 2 mouthwatering courses from the hotel’s esteemed ON19 Restaurant – all in just 90 minutes!

Click here for more information on the spa’s secret specials.

Jiva Spa at the Taj Hotel

Jiva SpaRooted in India’s approach to health and wellness, and inspired by traditional healing techniques, Jiva Spa offers rare signature experiences such as Ventoz Indian cupping. This 90-minute treatment uses a vacuum created by a heated glass to ease knots and tensions, followed by a leisurely deep tissue massage — the ultimate de-stresser! The entire hotel has a beautifully oriental atmosphere which you can appreciate while indulging in high tea after your treatment.

Click here to find out more about Jiva Spa and the Taj Hotel.

Spa at Cape Grace Hotel

SpaHaving won the 2015 award for Top Hotel Spa for Africa & the Middle East, this is an experience you don’t want to miss. Choose from a vast range of skin rejuvenation treatments, as well as Kalahari signature treatments that use natural ingredients like plant oils and mineral salts to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Try the Rolling Sands massage which is based on the sensation of the rolling sand dunes and vivid skies of the Kalahari Desert for the ultimate connection with nature.

Click here for more details about this award-winning spa.

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