Best places to have a spa treatment on the Garden Route

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Holidays are all about relaxing and recharging your batteries. Why not enjoy a spa treatment while you are visiting the Garden Route to let all your stress melt away and make you feel calm and relaxed!

Here are a few good options to try when you are in the area.


Forest Nature Spa
The Crags

The Forest Nature Spa is situated in a forest at The Crags and embraced by the beauty of nature: imagine the crackling of a wood fire, the echo of the birds and the sway of the leaves in the breeze, the glow of candles taking you further and further into undisturbed calm. Specialising in couples and group treatments, they even have an adventure Bonding Day package that starts your day with a 4 hour Kloofing adventure, followed by lunch and ending off with a 1 hour massage still surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Le Spa Tranquille

Le Spa Tranquille is situated on the edge of the scenic Knysna Lagoon in Thesen Island Harbour town. They offer vichy shower scrubs, massages, hot stone therapy, reflexology, body wraps, specialised Clarins and Guinot facials and bridal treats as well as OPI manicures and pedicures. Alternatively surrender yourself to one of their Half day or Full day Packages on offer that will pamper you from head to toe.

The Turbine Spa

The Turbine Spa is situated in the heart of Knysna. It features single and double treatment rooms, and an impressive range of body, facial and beauty treatments for both him and her. Other distinctive features of The Turbine Spa are an exotically mosaic-tiled Rasul Steam Room – perfect for loved-up couples, and an exclusive Spa Massage Pedi Chair, in which you can enjoy a back massage and a pedicure simultaneously. The always have amazing specials on offer out of season!


Jiwu Spa & Salon
Plettenberg Bay

The Jiwu Spa and Salon is situated at the Beacon Island Hotel and offers head to toe treatments and  even has a hair salon on the premises. You can book a complimentary Skin Analysis with one of their qualified skin care therapists to ensure you get the best treatment for your skin type. At Jiwu they have a passion for research and development and aim to stay up to date with the latest and future trends and technology.

The Garden Spa
Plettenberg Bay

At The Garden Spa you’ll step into an oasis of calm with the sound of bubbling water, the song of birds and the soft breeze in the garden treatment rooms, with its rich, natural and soothing textures offers a feeling of love,calm and inner peace. They also make use of products that are endorsed by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), so you can be assured that none of their products have been tested on animals.

A spa treatment will not only make you relax, but will also give you an overall sense of well-being and renewed sense of purpose.

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