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

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

The Garden Route

The Garden Route is a mix of modern golf courses, ancient forests, secluded artist communities, retirement estates, modern malls, craft centres, mountain hideaways and beach holidays. A large number of interesting and creative people have come to live down here, drawn to this magnificent stretch of coastline. 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

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

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

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

Cape Town’s beautiful beaches

The beautiful beaches in Cape Town contribute to the Mother City’s worldwide acclaim. From the trendy shores of Clifton and Camps Bay to the warmer swimming waters of False Bay – if you love surf and sand, Cape Town will have a beach that’s just right for you. more

Newtown Cultural Precinct

The Newtown Cultural Precinct, in downtown Johannesburg, has a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe; and underlying its trendy coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and clubs is the same avant garde attitude that made it a hot-bed of protest theatre, music and poetry during apartheid. more