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12 Best Spas in Johannesburg (2020)

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You probably wondering what are some of the hottest and best spars in Johannesburg in 2019. You are not the only one. This is why we compiled this list best on what we feel are the best right now. The hustle and bustle is part of daily life here in the City of Gold. If you find yourself feeling burnt out or a little run down form all the action, we suggest you choose a haven from our list of the best spas in Johannesburg to unwind, relax and recharge. From Arabic mud rituals to express jet baths in just half an hour, here’s what J’oburg has to offer…

Check out our list of the 12 best spas in Johannesburg and book your next treatment:

1. Beauty by Laser – Johannesburg

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By far, this is the most interesting Spar in Johannesburg! Beauty by Laser is one of the best spas in Johannesburg that offers cuttingedge technology & body treatments. They range from pain-free laser hair removal & skin tightening to medical facial peels. Not only that, they also have pampering signature massages to marine bio-technology facials. It does not end there, they have OPI manicures and pedicures to the enriching Rasul chamber with African body exfoliation to treat and relax you. You will be indulged from head to toe. So once inside their well-situated beauty Spa, you will feel as if you are far from the hustle and bustle of city life. Thanks to their comfortable body treatments rooms, they have Rasul chamber and homely welcome area for all your nail treatments too. All of their products have been carefully chosen to offer only the finest results for you. Their reputation is based on satisfied customers, provided by well-trained, so friendly and professional staff. Beauty by Laser the best in all body treatments. It a definite must try! For more info and booking: www.beautybylaser.co.za ,

2. Aronia Day Spa – Houghton

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This award-winning luxury spa is a peaceful oasis away from the urban jungle. With its exotic ambience, it is the ideal setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. While basking in tranquility, try out the Biominceur Body Wrap that works on cellulite, fat and helps reduce the appearance of stretch marks at R950 for 60 minutes. You can also enjoy other packages, such as the Express, – 30-minute mani, pedi, the choice of either an Indian Head massage or back, neck and shoulder massage, finishing off with lunch for R 790.

To find out more or book: spa@aroniadayspa.com, 011 447 1204

3. Hands On Retreat Guest House and Spa – Craighall

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The words ‘secret garden’ sums up this hidden treasure perfectly. Just a stone’s throw away from Hyde Park, you won’t need to travel very far to unwind. Whether you’re looking for a romantic staycation for two or you’re treating yourself to a J’oburg visit, indulge in a hot stone massage and then curl up with a book in your room, tucked away among tall trees and a babbling brook that make up the lush surroundings. This gem is a definite try. Alone or with your “better half” you. It’s guaranteed to leave you feeling the best.

With the month of love in full swing, enjoy ‘us-time’, from R 1950 per couple, which includes a one night stay in 4-star accommodation, English Breakfast and a full body massage. To find out more or book: info@handsonretreat.co.za, 011 326 0066

4. Four Seasons Spa at The Westcliff – Westcliff

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Just the view from one of the balconies at the Westcliff is enough to take your breath away, and the Four Seasons Spa aims to do that and much more with their spa treatments.
It is so breathtaking.
They have treatments such as the 90-minute Gold Hydralifting Facial, R3 100 for
non-members, which uses Hungarian Moor Mud and a rose-scented gold mask to cleanse, exfoliate, plump and lift your face and décolleté. That’s not the end! From an infinity lap pool to the city’s only outdoor spa lounge, you will find yourself in full-on relaxation mode for hours after your treatment. And that makes this spa deserve a spot in our list.

To find out more or book, contact: www.fourseasons.com, 011 481 6000

5. Mid Isle Day Spa – Midrand

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Be whisked away to a tropical wonder in the middle of Midrand. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to pamper yourself, this is it! Packages start from R650 per person for any three treatments; such as a moisturizing body wrap, facial, and hand or foot massage among others. Also, you can book a delicious picnic for just R130 per person. What if your man is a little stressed out? Worry not. The Busy Man package will help ease some of the tension away with a back and neck massage followed by an Indian head massage for R500 – That’s a Win!

6. Da Vinci Spa and Gym – Nelson Mandela Square

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Conveniently located in the heart of Sandton for busy professionals, you can first sweat it out at the gym and get a 60-minute Deeper than Deep Muscle Massage for just R790, especially if your workout session was particularly grueling. Of course, they cater to other needs as well. That’s not all they offer. Expecting moms can stretch out in a unique bean bag designed for ultimate comfort while being pampered through the power of touch at R990 for 90 minutes of bliss. If you close around the area, do check it out. You will love it!

7. Puri Thai Massage – Parkhurst and Sandton

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No need to further explain this one.
As the name suggests, this is your go-to place for a Thai massage at an affordable price in J’oburg. Therapists use their fingers, palms, forearms and elbows, and even their knees and feet in some instances, to ensure you get the best relief from stress and tension.
Sounds intriguing right?

If you suffer from chronic back pain, the Herbal Thai Back Massage is basically a steal at R310 for 30 mins. If you’ve got more time, you can try other packages. You can get a 60-minute Sea Salt Exfoliation for R540 for glowing skin all over. Get in touch with them about their weekday special and thank us later!

8. Skin Sense Day Spa – Rivonia

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You may feel like you’re enjoying an Eat Pray Love experience at this Bali-inspired one-stop pamper shop. Did you know? You can get a facial, a cut and blow, and a gourmet lunch all in the same afternoon! If you didn’t know, now you know. If you are prone to problem skin, the Photo Dynamic Light Therapy (PDT) may just be the answer to your woes. It starts at R350 for a single treatment. A combination of blue, red and yellow light is used to treat conditions like acne, psoriasis and eczema by stimulating deeper skin tissues. Hmmmm, heavenly right?

9. Mowana Spa – Fourways

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Are you a travel fanatic? If you’re ever an overnight guest at Indaba Hotel, you should definitely check out their spa. The Mowana Spa’s most indulgent package is the African Skies Night Spa Pamper Journey which includes a full body massage, head, neck & shoulder massage, and a delicious 2-course spa dinner for just R1 299 per person. However, if you only have one hour during lunch to run away from the office, you can unwind with a single treatment, like the Hand and Lower Arm Pamper for R350. This caters for all your massage needs at a very affordable price.

10. Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa – Morningside

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An award-winning boutique hotel & spa, Fairlawns is definitely worth a visit. Its architecture, décor and spa treatments are all inspired by Bali. Such a breathtaking sight!

If you aren’t big on physical contact, then the signature Hydrotherapy Balinese Jet Bath Journey is for you. Choose the Mandi Susu Hydrating Milk Bath or Mandi Kopi Coffee Bath for a head-to-toe soothing massage in just 30 minutes from R300 per treatment.

11. Pyramid Day Spa – Village Deep

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Old, derelict buildings on Eloff Street have been revamped into the Pyramid Conference and Venue Centre, which has the look and feel of a far-away world. Out of this world you might even say.

Channel your inner Cleopatra and experience an ancient Arabic bathing ritual called Rasul of Aah. The name alone feels like a mantra, while the treatment itself involves an exfoliation, mud to add nutrients to the skin and a generous amount of body butter to seal in moisture after a warm shower, all for just R300. You can also look as good as you feel by getting your make-up done from R225 for a daytime look or refreshing your Gelish from R180.

12. Life Day Spar, Rosebank.

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With over 10 branches all over the country, Life Day spar is a must try. The environment will sure leave you feel relaxed and wishing you can do it every day. Their Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a must try. It heals, repairs, energizes. Mild hyperbaric oxygen therapy saturates your body fluids, tissue and cells using oxygen under pressure. That’s not all, Life Spa Rosebank just won the Best Day Spa 2019 Les Nouvelles award. This one does indeed deserve a spot on our list.


These are must-try spas to definitely try out in J’oburg. Go through their websites and check them out yourselves. We guarantee you, you will love them


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