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  1. Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa in Cape Winelands Clinches Prestigious International Awards

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    Embraced by the glory of the Cape Winelands, Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa has cultivated a resounding reputation for delivering holistic wellness services that are a blend of art and science, and high-tech and high-touch in a luxurious sanctuary. But it’s not just the opinion of guests that has painted such a glowing picture of this wellness retreat. Santé has just scooped up four incredibly prestigious awards this year, which officially recognize its exceptional caliber of service excellence.

    Santé Wellness Retreat and Spa

    Taking home the awards

    At the 2019 Haute Grandeur Excellence Awards™ (, Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa took home the prizes for Best Country Spa on a Global Level and Best Boutique Spa in Africa. The Haute Grandeur Excellence Awards™ is a prestigious, globally trusted awards initiative that is regarded as the pinnacle of achievement for spas globally. But that’s not all. Santé also won the awards for Africa’s Best Day Spa and South Africa’s Best Wellness Retreat at the fifth World Spa Awards™ (, hosted on 21st October at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

    Wellness Programs sending guests home happier and healthier

    Drawing upon the vision and experience of its team, with input from relevant experts, Santé offers comprehensive wellness programs for guests. These range from three to 14 days and include targeted therapies for de-stressing, rejuvenation, detox, the promotion of healthy aging, and healthy weight loss.

    In aid of these goals, Santé employs a spectrum of techniques and technologies, which are attentively delivered at the Health Optimizing Clinic, Bio-Energy Centre, and world-class Day Spa. Additionally, the programs are supported by optimal nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle advice in order to holistically achieve the most effective and lasting mental and physical results. The cherished goal is to send guests home happier and healthier, and more resilient and radiant versions of themselves.

    For reservations and enquiries, contact +27 (0) 21 879 1500; email for accommodation or for the day spa; or go to

  2. It is the perfect time to explore Babylonstoren

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    If you have not yet had the chance to explore Babylonstoren in Franschhoek, now is the perfect time to do so!

    With these amazing offers you can spoil yourself and your loved ones this Winter. Hurry and book your magical weekend away now.


    Nothing like curling up in front of the fireplace on a cold wintery evening. Book a stay for 4 nights and only pay for 3.

    South African guests, please enquire about our special rates for locals at

    *Valid 1 May to 31 August for all direct bookings



    For the body 

    30-min full body scrub (in one of our therapy rooms) followed by a 30-min full body oil application

    60 min | R650

    Back treat 

    30-min bamboo back massage with a 15-min back scrub

    45 min | R540

    *Valid Mondays to Thursdays for the month of April



    From head to toes

    60-min body wrap with a 30-min foot treatment (foot scrub, foot filing with heel treatment and massage)

    90 min | R900


    Soul of Africa Massage 

    Back scrub and mask followed by a full body massage

    60 min | R700

    *Special offers valid Mondays to Thursdays for the month of May