At the Maslow's Africology Spa, the African Potato Pregnancy Wrap is perfect for mommies-to-be. Enjoy a natural body wrap made with African potato and marula oil, along with a traditional foot ritual and a relaxing scalp massage, and the pièce de résistance – a soothing massage with moisturising marula oil. Or why not unwind with the Coffee and Mint Body Wrap? Your skin will be prepared with their walnut and marula shell exfoliator, then covered in a mud wrap made with coffee extract and spearmint. This wrap is helpful for water retention and cellulite reduction. You will leave feeling rejuvenated and as calm as can be.
Details: www.suninternational.com | 010 226 4688 | The Maslow, 06 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandton, Johannesburg.
Head down to the Michelangelo Spa & Gym at the Michelangelo Hotel and relieve that sore back with their Journey of Joy Prenatal Massage. Take your pick from a 30-minute back, neck and shoulder massage or go all in for a 60-minute full body massage that'll work out all of those aches and pains that pregnancy brings. By the time you're done, you'll feel like a brand new person.
Let's face it, enjoying a massage or indulging in certain spa treatments can be a little difficult with a growing belly, which is why the Da Vinci Spa & Gym has the perfect pamper treat for you. Their Mother To Be Pregnancy Therapy ensures absolute relaxation, indulgence and, of course, comfort while you treat yourself to 90 minutes of absolute bliss while sitting in their specialised and unique beanbag to cater for your baby bump.
Life Day Spa has the perfect package for preggies who want to be pampered from head to toe! The Mother-To-Be package offers mommies a soothing pregnancy massage, which aims to increase circulation, relieve tired muscles and leave you feeling rejuvenated. And that's not all, the pamper session also includes floatation therapy, a classic facial, a signature mani pedi and use of the spa facilities. Sounds like the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon, don't you agree?
Relax and unwind at Octavia’s Day Spa with their Mommy-To-Be Massage, which will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed at the same time. The massage uses specific prenatal techniques that help increase circulation, ease sore and tired muscles, and relieve both mental and physical fatigue. Growing a human being is hard work, so this pamper session is a must.
For an escape from the everyday stresses or to relieve those aching muscles, book yourself a Pregnancy Pamper Experience at the Spa in the Country at Misty Hills in Muldersdrift. It's a super-relaxing way to reduce stress and promote all-round wellbeing during your pregnancy. This three and a half hour rejuvenating experience includes a spa lunch, a Prenatal Massage, conditioning manicure and pedicure and an African Scalp Massage.
Details: www.spainthecountry.co.za | 011 950 6051 or 0861 732 237 | Misty Hills, 69 Drift Boulevard, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg.
Head to the Spa at Fairlawns and take advantage of their relaxing and soothing Signature Spa Journeys, which can all be altered to suit mothers-to-be. There are a variety of lovely and indulgent experiences to choose from, including the Romantic Sunset Retreat for you and your spouse, complete with a relaxing bath soak in the soft glow of candlelight, a side-by-side soy candle massage and a pressure point foot massage. You will also receive a complementary bottle of sparkling wine to enjoy during your soak or with your three-course fine dining lunch or dinner. You can also treat yourself to a Harmony Half Day, starting with a full body massage followed by a Classic Customised Facial, after which you'll tuck into a healthy two-course lunch before continuing your relaxation with a Classic Manicure and Pedicure.
Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean that you should be limited to certain spa treatments. At Aronia Day Spa, they have a ton of Mommy-To-Be delights for you to choose from. Accentuate that radiant glow with the 60-minute Gorgeous Glow Pregnancy Facial and relax those tense muscles with the 60-minute Mama Mio Prenatal Massage or the super-indulgent maternity half-day package.
Using Mama Mio products, Sherbet Angel offers some maternity treatments to pamper and relax visiting mommies-to-be. Take your pick from the 70-minute Mellow Mama full-body massage, the 45-minute Pregnancy Back Massage or the 45-minute Lighten Up Leg Treatment. Or even better, why not just do them all and make an afternoon of it? It'll be the ultimate pamper session.
Whether you're searching for a short massage to soothe your sore back or want to make the most of the day and enjoy a relaxing pamper session, Camelot Spa will have a special treat for you. Go all out with the Mommy To Be Spa Experience (2 hours and 30 minutes) complete with a Pregnancy Massage, a 30-minute On-The-Go Manicure, a 60-minute Deluxe Spa Pedicure and snacks. Alternatively, you could enjoy a 'quickie' with a one-hour pregnancy massage to relieve typical pregnancy discomforts, such as lower back ache and poor circulation. This massage is only offered to moms beyond their first trimester.
By Kim Brown
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Glenburn Lodge recognizes that as a woman, you are beautiful inside and out. And for the month of August, they'll be honouring and pampering ladies with something relaxing and indulgent at their spa. Make sure you book yourself and your girlfriends this lovely treat, complete with a 60-minute Full Body Massage, a 60-minute Luxury Pedicure AND a special spa gift for just R970* per phenomenal woman. Booking is essential. To book, contact Glenburn Spa at 011 668 1600 or email [email protected].
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind with a luxurious pamper session at the Spa In The Country in Muldersdrift. Their Women's Month Treatment packages are just the thing to celebrate and indulge in some well-deserved pampering. Take your pick from two amazing packages. Option 1 includes a Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage, an Express Facial and Paraffin Dip (1-hour and 30-minutes) at R800* per person or R1 500 for two. Option 2 includes a Shea Butter Full Body Massage, Signature Facial and a Conditioning Pedicure (3 hours) for R1 350 per person and R 2 350 for two. This offer is valid for the month of August 2019. Booking is essential.
Enjoy a Women's Month Pamper at Mowana Spa at the Indaba Hotel. For just R600* per person, indulge in a 60-minute Kalahari Specialised Facial with your choice of Vit C Booster Treatment Facial; Skin Texture Treatment Facial; Phyto Compound Facial OR a TCA Facial. And when you book this pamper session, you'll receive a complimentary 20-minute Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage. This offer is valid from 01 - 30 August 2019, Wednesday to Sunday. So, book now.
At Mangwanani African Spa, they understand that different women have different needs, which is why they have a few awesome specials for you to choose from. For a full day of indulgence and relaxation, book yourself in for the Women's Full or Half Day spoil, including a linen gown to take home. If you're more of a night owl, then the Women's Moonlight Night Spa is the package for you. All are valid until the end of August 2019 and, as always, bookings are essential. These packages are available at Mangwanani River Valley, Sibaya, Winelands and Pivot ONLY.
No matter what your budget, Aronia Day Spa has a special Women's Month pamper package for you. There are three pamper options for you to choose from, so lets start with Option #1. This package is R690* per person and includes two indulgent treatments from their selection, tea and rusks. Option #2 includes three treatments from their selection plus tea and rusks at R890* per person. And Option #3 offers four treatments from their selelction as well as tea and rusks at R1 150* per person. These packages are available Monday to Friday during the month of August 2019 and booking is essential.
Celebrate being a woman and reward your body at Life Day Spa Rosebank this Women's Month. They have a selection of pampers for you to choose from. Choose from three different treatment packages that'll certainly delight. Package 1 includes a 30-minute Rejuvenating Peel (Nimue* or Optiphi*) and a 30-minute Back, Shoulder and Neck massage for just R750* per person. Package 2 includes a 60-minute BABOR Detoxifying Algae Wrap, a 30-minute Back, Neck and Shoulder massage OR a 30-minute hydrating facial for R990* per person (plus a free gift). And package 3 includes a 60-minute Swedish massage and any 60-minute advance facial for R1 100* per person (plus a free gift). Booking is essential. This offer is valid for the month of August 2019.
Grab the girls and head to the Spa at Fairlawns to indulge in a well-deserved Women's Month pamper session. For just R1 100* per lady, you can enjoy a 30-minute back massage, a booster facial and an express manicure that'll leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and relaxed. Booking is essential. This offer is valid until the end of August 2019.