Relax your mind: Let go of your stress at Africology Spa

BY GRAEME LUND - MARCH 24, 2015

Africology at the Boardwalk Hotel is, perhaps, the best spa in the Eastern Cape. Its majestic location, array of facilities, world class products and experienced therapists are hard to beat. The spa is beautifully and functionally designed, the décor is elegant and the ambiance holistic.

On entering the hotel foyer and following the elegant passage to Africology one can sense the heavenly and vital aromas emanating from this haven of tranquility and, as the reception doors glide open and the staff happily greet you, you know you’re in for a treat.

Africology, who have spa’s in some of the country’s top hotels, is one of the leading natural, eco-friendly and holistic spa and skincare companies in South Africa and has won numerous awards to this effect. Therapeutic in their approach, Africology only uses all natural ingredients and their products are designed to repair, protect and heal damaged skin and to also sooth the stresses that are part of one’s daily lives.

If you’re looking to spoil your bridesmaids or just relax before your big day, Africology is the perfect place to do so. They have six single therapy rooms and one couple’s room with its own shower. There is also a large relaxation area where you and your friends or partner can enjoy a cappuccino or lunch between your treatments.

There are a host of spa options and the facilities to match. The jacuzzi is large, beautiful and deep and is adjacent to a substantial steam room and a glass fronted sauna. Africology has a range of facials, therapeutic massages, skin adoration wraps and hydrotherapy treatments as well as offering treatments such as oxygen therapy and intravenous magnesium, vitamin C and Glutathione boosters.

If you’re looking to spend a day or a half day at Africology, there are a number of packages from which to choose, including one titled “Circle of Friends Celebration”. Speaking from experience, your correspondent can vouch for Africology. The entire experience, from arrival to massage to departure, was all that I expected and more. I can’t wait to return.