In our busy lives today, we all need to take time out to relax and recharge our batteries. Whether you just need to have your nails done or take some time for proper body pampering, you’ll find something to revive your senses at one of Knysna’s lovely spas. Here are five of our favourites.
Le Spa Tranquille
Situated on the edge of the scenic Knysna Lagoon, all the therapy rooms have picturesque views. Treatments range from Vichy shower scrubs, massages, hot stone therapy, reflexology, and body wraps, to specialised Clarins and Guinot facials and bridal treats. Enjoy a manicure and pedicure, or surrender yourself to a package that will pamper you from head to toe.
Before or after treatments, you can relax on the pool deck, unwind in a soothing Hydrotherapy Jet Bath or a eucalyptus infused Sauna cabin.
The Boatshed, Thesen Islands, Long Street
+27 44 302 5727/8
Zen-Sense Day Spa
The spa offers relaxing treatments in a friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Zen-Sense Day Spa is an affordable, high-quality option for your skincare and body treatments, manicures, pedicure, facials and bridal packages. Popular treatments include the Kalahari Rolling Sands Massage.
1 Westhill Drive, Knysna Heights
+27 44 382 0807
Simola offers an awe-inspiring view of Knysna, the rolling hills, valleys, the Knysna lagoon and the famous Heads in the distance.
Guests can indulge in specialised body therapies and beauty treatments, including include facials, massages, kids spa experiences and more. You can swim in the glass-enclosed heated pool or work out in the gym whilst enjoying the view.
1, Old Cape Road
+27 44 302 9670
The spa’s décor reflects the soul of Africa in its natural elements and textures. Facilities include a gym, 12 meter indoor pool, sauna, steam room, rain forest shower, rasul chamber, juice bar, nail bar, hair salon, medi-spa, ladies and gents changing rooms and a post-treatment relaxation room. Your experience comes with the complimentary use of the swimming pool, sauna and steam room.
Lagoon View Drive, Sparrebosch
+27 44 302 3333
The Turbine Spa
The Turbine Spa features single and double treatment rooms with a full range of body and beauty treatments for him and her. Treatments include pamper journeys, deluxe facials, massages, body treatments, manicures and pedicures, men’s treatments and waxing treatments.
TH 36 Sawtooth Lane, Thesen Island
+27 044 302 5746