No luxury Cape Town break is complete without a massage, a glass of bubbly, and some unbeatable views.


Here are some spas in and around the city you must visit:

Spa at The Twelve Apostles Hotel

The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa is set into the slopes of Table Mountain, creating an underground grotto with plunge pools to relax in before or after your treatment.

Hailed as one of Cape Town’s best luxury spas, guests can indulge in massages like hot stone and Thai or signature experiences like The Mountain Serenade and The Apostles Touch.

Facilities include seven treatment rooms, Mountainside Spa Gazebos with panoramic views of Table Mountain National Park, hydrotherapy pools, a rasul chamber and rain shower, a tranquility lounge, and a salon.

Where: Victoria Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Opening times: Daily from 8 am to 6 pm, including public holidays.

Contact: +27 21 437 9060

Librisa Spa, Mount Nelson

The Librisa Spa at Belmond Mount Nelson offers a range of luxurious treatments. They also have a teen treatment menu and a children’s club so the whole family can enjoy a special day together.

Librisa provides guests with an African spa experience using state-of-the-art spa techniques to invigorate, nourish and heal. Visitors can choose from a wide range of face and body treatments in one of eight spacious rooms housed in three late-Victorian buildings.

Other facilities include a Steam bath and Finnish sauna, plunge pool, and conservatory with herbal tea selection.

Where: 76 Orange St, Gardens, Cape Town

Opening times: Monday to Sunday: 9 am to 7 pm.

Contact: +27 21 483 1550


One&Only Spa

One&Only Cape Town’s spa and fitness center is set on its own private island, with 12 treatment rooms, including couple’s rooms and a full-service salon. It also has yoga, Pilates, and personal training on offer.

The extensive spa menu offers something for everyone, whether you want to unwind, need an energy boost, or have an intimate couple’s experience. Kids, mothers-to-be, and new mothers treatments are also available. Try the One&Only Table Mountain Tonic spa package that alleviates muscle tension and melts away stress.

Where: One&Only Cape Town, Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Opening times: Daily from 8 am to 8 pm

Contact: +27 21 431 5810

Heavenly Spa by Westin

The Heavenly Spa at the Westin Cape Town is on the 19th floor of the hotel – and it boasts arguably the best view in town.

Heavenly Spa offers massages and signature treatments on its menu, including body wraps and exfoliations. With 15 treatment rooms, a Rooftop Infinity lap pool, and a rooftop sauna, there’s nothing more heavenly.

Where: Convention Square, Lower Long St, Cape Town

Opening times: Daily from 9 am to 7 pm.

Contact: +27 21 412 8200

Mint Wellness Spa

The Mint Wellness Spa at the Camps Bay Retreat Boutique Hotel is situated on a ravine with incredible views. There is a sauna, steam room and spa bath, and a signature nature bath tent.

A sanctuary for the soul, set on four acres of a lush green nature reserve with a natural mountain meditation pool, thickets of trees, and mountain streams.

Where: 7 Chilworth Rd, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Opening times: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm.

Phone: +27 21 437 8300

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