Winter rejuvenation in the vineyards at Steenberg Spa @SteenbergSpa

Revitalise your body and mind in a refuge of utter rejuvenation by making Steenberg Spa an essential part of your winter survival kit.

This haven of tranquillity amidst the vineyards in Constantia alongside the 5-star boutique Steenberg Hotel just 30 minutes from the bustling Cape Town city centre, offers a myriad of nurturing treatments that will protect your skin against the ravages of winter and restore your youthful radiance.

Locally inspired Africology body scrubs, wraps, massages and pedicures are grounded in the purifying essence of South African indigenous plants. Known for their healing, immune boosting, detoxing and hydrating powers, they will re-energise, restore and protect your skin against the harsh elements. Using pure, natural ingredients with complementary aromas that evoke the true spirit of Africa, every Africology spa treatment starts with a foot ritual to begin your journey of rejuvenation.

For more intensive therapy the luxurious Africology copper and hot stone pedicure is Steenberg’s answer for tired, weather-beaten feet. This luxurious pedicure begins by soaking the feet in an energy-balancing copper bath, followed by a warm massage of the legs to reduce water retention and stimulate circulation. Hot stones are used to massage the soles of the feet and relax the calf muscles. Copper, considered throughout history as an effective aid to combat inflammation, rheumatism and arthritis, is naturally absorbed by the skin upon contact. By competing with toxic minerals, this essential element helps to protect the body against the absorption of harmful substances. The 60 minute pedicure ends with an intensely hydrating African potato masque to soften rough areas and lock in moisture. Rich in antioxidants, the immune boosting and healing properties of the African potato is particularly beneficial for soothing, restoring and revitalising dry, chapped heals.

For the ultimate escape, take advantage of the Winter Relax package for two nights of absolute relaxation in the 24-room Steenberg Hotel including re-energising spa treatments, pilates classes, sports massages and couples treatments by highly skilled professional therapists. The Winter Relax package includes two 90 minute massage treatments with a choice between Inner Peace or the more invigorating Deep Tissue massage.

To satisfy your culinary desires, a 3-course contemporary winter lunch is served at Catharina’s Restaurant while the ever popular Bistro Sixteen82 presents the chef’s winter tapas selection in the evening. The Winter Relax package at R3 900 per person sharing runs until the end of September.

Elegantly appointed to take you on a sensory journey of discovery, serenity and regeneration, Steenberg Spa offers a respite from the fast paced world. Every detail from the cool, calming palette of muted greys and luxuriously plush furnishings to world class skin and body products, is chosen with the utmost personal care, allowing you to unwind and transcend to a place of harmony and newfound energy.

Four spacious, beautifully decorated treatment rooms including a couple’s room, offer bespoke experiences that will leave you feeling pampered and revitalised. A refreshing tea ceremony between treatments awaits in the calming relaxation room – a perfect opportunity for couples or friends to reconnect during a day at the spa.

Surrounded by vineyards in a historic Cape Dutch setting, Steenberg Spa has a sense of place where you can ground yourself and connect with nature.

Visit www.steenbergfarm.com.

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