Leisure & Lifestyle

    Vinotherapy

    Vinotherapy is extremely popular at a few choice Western Cape spas. Why not try out Constantia Uitsig’s Les Aromes Du Vin signature treatment or the Mount Nelson Librisa Spa’s Vine Secret Vintage Experience? Let chardonnay, pinotage and merlot-inspired treatments inspire you. more

    Unusual facials

    Unusual facials offered at numerous spas and salons in South Africa include such delights as chocolate facials, grape-inspired facials, African raindrop treatments, shea butter hydration treatments and a host of other unique options to rejuvenate skin-tone and appearance. more

    Sandton City

    Sandton City has it all; from the best-known international brand names to exciting local boutiques and speciality stores. As one of South Africa’s oldest and most exclusive malls, visitors to Sandton City shopping centre are advised to bring an empty suitcase with them on their trip to South Africa. more

    Flower sellers of Adderley Street

    The flower sellers of Adderley Street in Cape Town are practically as famous as the iconic Table Mountain. With their quick wit, charm and colourful advice, they've helped spread beauty into many homes (and provided floral apologies for indiscretions). Interestingly, they have been instrumental in many fynbos species discoveries. more

    44 Stanley

    You’d expect to find a classy shopping centre such as 44 Stanley in an upmarket area of San Francisco, Madrid or Rio – certainly not in a former industrial area of Johannesburg where chop shops and garages once ruled. Today the area has been transformed into a wonderful retail space. more

    SAB World of Beer

    A visit to South African Breweries (SAB) World of Beer museum in Johannesburg's Newtown Cultural Precinct offers fascinating insight into the history of beer - a much-loved beverage in South Africa and the rest of the world. more

    The South African National Art Gallery

    The South African National Art Gallery houses collections of local as well as pan-African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art. It has an authoritative collection of beadwork and excellent catalogues of apartheid art. more

    Massages in the bush

    Massages in the bush are right at the top of the list of South African health and beauty indulgences. What better way to pummel out the stress and strains of life than with a relaxing massage out in the tranquil African bush? Sigh, life really doesn’t get much better than this. more

    uShaka Marine World

    uShaka Marine World, a theme park in Durban on the KwaZulu-Natal coast, has plenty on offer to keep visitors from getting bored: watch dolphins at play, see the sharks being fed or take a wild ride down a water chute. more

    African-inspired treatments

    African-inspired treatments are all the rage at various spas throughout the country. Instead of looking to other continents for inspiration our local spas have done some soul-searching and have come up with a range of unique treats and treatments inspired by the sacred knowledge found in our own backyard. more