Adding some pampering onto your safari will really enhance your trip. It’s a heavenly match! Here are 6 safari spa destinations on our radar. These safari spas are committed to eco-friendly and sustainable practices by using locally made products and supporting local conservation efforts.
Just being on safari is a transformative experience. Now just add a wildly wonderful spa treatment to your journey.
At most destinations you can choose to have your treatments in the treatment rooms or out in a private open-air setting. The natural surroundings amplify the healing effects of these treatments, fostering a profound sense of relaxation and restoration.
Imagine having a massage under a gift fig tree on the bank of a tranquil river accompanied by the sounds of rustling leaves, chirping birds, and flowing water.
THORNYBUSH SAFARI LODGE – GREATER KRUGER
Curated for the health-conscious, wellness and peace-seeker, the new Thornybush wellness centre boasts state-of-the-art facilities. Guests can enjoy yoga sessions on the deck, sound healing therapeutic sessions and an array of Africology therapeutic treatments. Africology is the leading natural, eco-friendly and holistic spa and skincare company in South Africa.
LONDOLOZI – SABI SANDS
Londolozi’s Wellness practitioners are probably what sets Londolozi apart from other wellness safari experiences. From bodywork specialists, aromatherapy technicians, Martha Beck master life coaches, sound healers, enneagram practitioners, reiki masters and yoga instructors with over 3000 hours of yoga practice in five different yoga styles the diversity of skill and range of experience is quite unique to all be found in one place in the African wilderness.
XIGERA SAFARI LODGE – OKAVANGO DELTA
Like the lodge, the spa is meticulously designed to frame breathtaking views of the seasonal flood plains and lush riverine forests, in its soothing colour palette and organic textures, the spa exists in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape. There is a modern fitness centre – with state-of-the-art equipment from Technogym – alongside a swimming pool with a stunning relaxation deck gazing over the river.
The sight of a gentle elephant sauntering byall contribute to an unparalleled sensory experience that no indoor spa can replicate.
GORILLA’S NEST – RWANDA
The collection of spa experiences, in partnership with Terres D’Afrique, creates a rich wellness experience, celebrating the traditions and heritage of Africa. Discover treatments created exclusively for One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, a space to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.
GMUNDNER – NAMIBIA
Back-to-nature philosophy, Gmundner Spa and Wellness Center entices guests to discover the delicate balance between adventure and rejuvenation. With expert therapists and two serene treatment rooms, you can discover sensory rituals that restore, relax and rejuvenate after a day spent in the wilds of Africa. With unlimited access to the gym, sauna and spa, every day is an opportunity for you to pursue wellness and realign your body, mind and soul effortlessly.
andBEYOND SOSSUSVLEI DESERT LODGE – NAMIBIA
Cradled against ancient mountains, amidst an ocean of dunes, rocky outcrops and gravel plains, the utter tranquility and extraordinary clarity of light makes Sossusvlei one of Africa’s most compelling landscapes.
Relaxing treatments for a truly authentic African spa experience that rejuvenates the mind, body and soul. Teatments promise to leave you feeling in harmony with the tranquillity of the surrounds. Precious water from an underground spring feeds the refreshing lodge pool. There is a sunrise-view gym and sunset-facing wellness centre which offers both a treatment room with a private spa-bath, and a separate wet-room spa.
Bring on the wellness of healing hands, and let your body succumb to sounds of the African bush.
There’s nothing quite more deeply relaxing than a great massage after an exciting day exploring the African bush, or kicking off the day with an invigorating yoga session surrounded by nature.
Love the idea of adding pampering wellness to your Africa trip? Talk to us and let’s help you be well in Africa!