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Posted on: Wednesday, 14 November 2012

5-Star Spas of Gauteng

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A Relaxing Touch

A Relaxing Touch

The locals and visitors of Gauteng are invited to indulge in world-class treatments at the hands of trained therapists at one of the 5-star health spas in this bustling province. Of course, there are many more spas, but a 5-star experience really does offer something very special.

54 on Bath, Rosebank

This elegant urban hotel in Sandton insists on the best possible standards so that guests are pampered into forgetting the stresses of everyday life. Because it is small and intimate, the service is very personal, with attention being paid to charming attention to detail. The superior cuisine is best enjoyed in the private dining room known as the Vinothèque. The health spa, gym and beauty salon combine to create the perfect retreat for those wanting to maintain a healthy mind and body during their time in Gauteng.

D’Oreale Grande Hotel, Kempton Park

Octavia's Sensorium

Octavia’s Sensorium

Situated in the heart of Emperors Palace is the opulent D’Oreale Grande Hotel, home of an elite spa that offers the ultimate comfort and pampering. This spa, called Octavia’s Sensorium Health & Beauty Spa, reflects a classically ancient Roman ambience. It is complete with a number of treatment rooms, a sauna, Swiss showers, Vichy showers, a spa bath and steam rooms.

Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Rivonia

Conveniently located in the wealthiest and busiest square kilometre of Johannesburg, the Radisson Blu offers its guests a one-of-a-kind experience at the ONEwellness Spa. Signature beauty packages and a combination of wet and dry spa experiences make this an indulgence to remember. The swimming pool and fitness centre are also available to guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton to ensure that your time at the hotel does not negotiate your health and beauty regime.

Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, Rosebank

Relax and Enjoy

Relax and Enjoy

The Hyatt Regency group is an international brand that focuses on superior standards of service and the facilities on offer. The spa offers discerning guests revitalising and relaxing treatments at the hands of trained therapists. Facilities include saunas, a Jacuzzi, plunge pools and steam rooms.

Illyria House, Muckleneuk

This spa is all about peace and serenity within a setting of colonial beauty. Surrounded by tapestries from the 1600’s and stunning antiques, guests are invited to immerse themselves within this charming ambience. The luxury spa treatments can be enjoyed within the Secret Garden or in individual rooms, if guests prefer. The spa has a Jacuzzi and sauna, which are perfectly set off by the swimming pool of the hotel.

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Amelia Meyer


Amelia is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for all things travel-related. She is based in Knysna, but has studied, lived and travelled further afield. She studied Film, Media and Literature at the University of Cape Town. She began her solo career in the form of Voxate Writing & Editing in 2008 and loves every minute of it. Amelia believes in silver linings, lessons learnt and the responsibility to do what’s right. When she is not writing, she can frequently be found at the local animal shelter, on the bicycle trails of the nature reserves or sampling new restaurants with her family.

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  1. November 14th, 2012 at 13:09
    Pieter van Zyl says:

    At first I could not understand what my wife sees in a Spa treatment,,,,,then as she discribes her experience and I see how her face glows from happiness,,,now I send her off once a month to unwind at her favourite Spa,, Love the change in her