If it’s pampering you’re in need of, you’re in luck – finding the best spas in Cape Town is not too hard at all. Thanks to a wide range of world-class spas (not to mention a consistently growing focus on well-being and holistic treatments), getting your spa day fix is easier than saying ‘massage, please’.
Treat Yourself At These Indulgent Cape Town Day Spas
For some much-needed you time, try these amazing Cape Town day spas.
12 Apostles Hotel & Spa
Victoria Road, Camps Bay | +27 21 437 9060
Open daily, from 08h00 until 20h00 (even on public holidays), the 12 Apostles Spa is situated in Camps Bay, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Here, sheer indulgence awaits, along with a range of top class facilities. Hydrotherapy pools, indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, Rasul chamber and rain shower, Tranquillity Lounge, a salon and a health bar are just some of the amenities. Treatments include massage, face and body treatments, signature experiences and more.
Fresh Wellness Spa
The Cellars-Hohenort, Brommersvlei Road, Constantia | +27 21 794 2137
Situated in the beautiful Constantia Winelands, this classic spa puts focus on local, ingenious ingredients, which are used to create soothing, healing oils and treatments that revitalise and rejuvenate. Whether you’re in the mood for a long, luxurious massage, a facial or a treatment for face or body, the lovely setting of this wine estate lends itself to a world-class pampering experience.
Ubuntu Wellness Centre
99 Kloof Street, Gardens | +27 21 426 1156
Offering local treatments that range from hydrotherapy to African medicine, massage, sound healing, organic facials and body treatments, aromatherapy and other indulgent goodness, this spa is situated in the heart of the City Bowl. It also offers consultations for those needing advice on all things health, wellness and well-being, with a number of experts on hand including psychologist, nutritionist and wellness consultants.
Mount Nelson Hotel, 76 Orange Street, Gardens | +27 21 483 1000
Also in the City Bowl, Librisa is situated in the iconic Mount Nelson Hotel. As a leading holistic day spa in Cape Town, it goes without saying that all products used are 100% natural and organic here. Treatments include various options for face and body, along with massage, scrubs, aromatherapy and other deliciousness for your body and soul. After you have restored your equilibrium, don’t forget to have a nibble in the hotel’s gracious tea room.
Dock Road, V&A Waterfront | +27 21 431 5810
Set on its own private island within the resort, the One&Only Spa has an African ambience infused with touches of Eastern zen. Facilities include vitality pools, aroma steam rooms, saunas, experience showers and tea (all of these are included with treatments). Guests can choose from a selection of health, wellness and beauty treatments that pamper, revive and restore the senses. The lush garden and peaceful surrounds will make you want to never leave – be warned!