In Search of the Best Spas in Cape Town

With a number of outstanding spas in Cape Town, it comes as no surprise that the Mother City takes its wellness very seriously. Whether you are in dire need of a full body massage, or you’re in the mood for a luxurious facial, finding a good spa is not too hard to do here. To help you start your self-pampering on the right note, we’ve rounded up some of the very best spas in and around Cape Town.

In Search of the Best Spas in Cape Town

Keep reading to find out where to go to find the finest Cape Town spas that help you find peace, comfort and pampering…

Indulge Your Senses at These Amazing Spas in Cape Town

Whatever your mood, budget and preferences may be, we are here to help you get your pamper session on. In no particular order, some of our top picks for the best spas in Cape Town include the following:


Dock Road, V&A Waterfront / +27 (0)21 431 5888 

Open daily from 08h00 until 20h00, Spa Island at One&Only Waterfront is situated on a lush garden amidst the hotel ground’s water way. The spa offers a number of facilities, including a sauna, vitality pools, aroma-steam room, experience showers, and gorgeous treatment rooms. Spa treatments include  four-handed synchronised massage, full body exfoliation, Chinese foot therapy, body wraps, facials, face and scalp massage, body treatments, abdominal cleanses, eye treatments and many other heavenly treatments.

12 Apostles 

Victoria Street, Camps Bay / +27 (0)21 437 9000

The Twelve Apostles Spa is open every day between 08h00 and 20h00. This spa is ideally situated above the Atlantic Ocean in Camps Bay, offering breath-taking views. The facilities are incredible, with highlights such as Hydrotherapy pools, Rasul chamber, rain shower, Tranquillity Lounge, health bar and indoor and outdoor treatment rooms. Look out for seriously pampering treatment options such as massage for face and body, facials, body treatments and their signature experiences.

Fresh Wellness Spa

The Cellars-Hohenort, Brommersvlei Road, Constantia / +27 (0)21 794 2137

In the heart of the Constantia Winelands lies the beautiful oasis of The Cellars-Hohenort. This estate is amazing for walks, with a mini forest and a path that winds around the gardens. The spa offers a wide range of treatments, with products that use local, native ingredients. Look out for their healing oils, body and face treatments, massages and other treatments that are aimed at total rejuvenation and relaxation.

Ubuntu Wellness Centre

Kloof Street, Gardens / +27 (0)21 426 1156

From its vantage point on Kloof Street, Ubuntu Wellness is ideally central in the CBD. They offer a wide range of treatments and facilities, along with specialist experts such as nutritionist, wellness consultant and psychologist. Treatments include massage, sound healing, African medicine, aromatherapy and organic body and face treatments.

Librisa Spa

Mount Nelson Hotel, Orange Street, Gardens / +27 (0)21 483 1000

Situated in Cape Town’s gracious Pink Lady, aka the Mount Nelson Hotel, this spa is one of the top holistic Cape Town day spas. Needless to say, the spa has a high level of quality, with purely natural and organic products favoured. Look out for treatments that include facials, body scrubs and treatments, massage, aromatherapy and plenty of other amazing options.


Now that we’ve finished, we’re sure you are in the mood for some pampering! Be sure to check out these fantastic spas in Cape Town the next time you feel like indulging in some self care!

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