The Spa at The Twelve Apostles – Ultimate Relaxation Escape

For those who love the indulgence of luxury travel, Cape Town is a travel destination that will not disappoint. This cosmopolitan city is the ideal location for visitors who are used to luxury living. In addition to the historical and cultural attractions and the breathtaking beauty of the region, Cape Town features the country’s best restaurants, top hotels and most luxurious spas.

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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is an iconic five-star establishment in Cape Town. Here you can expect only the very best. The hotel is located on the Atlantic coastline in an idyllic setting on the side of the mountain with unspoiled sea views. It is an establishment synonymous with the very best in terms of luxury and indulgence.

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The splendid spa at the Twelve Apostles is one of the most sublime luxury escapes on offer. In fact, it has previously been named the Best Spa in Africa, and the Best Hotel Spa in Africa and the Middle East. You can truly rejuvenate your mind, body and soul in tranquil surroundings here.

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Stepping into the spa is like stepping into another realm where the outside world ceases to exist. The soft blue lighting and use of incense and various other features work together to create a womb-like oasis of indulgent relaxation that serves as the ultimate escape.

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The spa has been recently refurbished and features a glittering white interior. The clean crisp lines complement the all-white interior with touches of glass, silver and mirror.

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The aesthetic extends to the treatment rooms where dimmed lighting creates the perfect degree of sensory deprivation to allow you body and mind to completely unwind.

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In addition to several treatment rooms, the spa features rain showers, a manicure and pedicure station, two private outdoor mountain gazebos (for outdoor treatments with an uninterrupted sea view), a tranquility lounge, a health bar, plunge pools, a salt water flotation pool, a Rasul chamber and a hydrotherapy bath.

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The qualified therapists are professional, thorough and attentive in a way that makes it clear that they genuinely care about the wellbeing of the guests. They provide expert treatments that they adjust in order to accommodate guests’ personal needs and preferences.

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Besides aesthetic beauty, the focus at the spa is on achieving a sense of balance and holistic wellness. As such, modern techniques are combined with ancient wisdom for the best possible results, such as the foot treatment using smooth stones with which each treatment commences.

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Another prime example of this is the pampering signature product range that combines native African plant extracts for immediate and effective results.

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The spa menu features a range of individual treatments and indulgent packages. For those seeking absolute indulgence and relaxation, there is the aptly named The Ultimate Escape which is six hours of pure bliss. This decadent package includes everything from sparkling wine to a pedicure for a day of pampering that will leave you feeling both calm and energized.

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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa Victoria Road, Camps Bay 8005, Cape Town, South Africa, Tel: +27 (0) 21 437 9000 Website: www.12apostleshotel.com/spa

Emma Flemming

As well as being a contributing writer for LuxeInACity, Emma is a teacher, freelance writer and has her own blog. She has four university degrees and qualifications in English, Psychology and Education. Over the years Emma has enjoyed travelling to and experiencing luxury in several countries. Apart from travelling and writing, her interests lie in art, yoga and trying out new dining hotspots. Emma lives in South Africa and when she is not writing, can be found scuba-diving in the Indian Ocean.

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