Winter 2019

LUXLIFE MAGAZINE | 55 Winter 2019 Situated in the heart of exotic Cape Town, South Africa is one of Africa’s most luxurious boutique spas, Mai Thai Wellness Spa. Bringing the essence of Thai-inspired wellness to Africa, this spa harnesses the best healing and heritage, delivering a range of treatments, massages, facials using top international products. Through an interactive consultation process, this boutique will ensure guests receive the perfect treatment for them. A tranquil, urban sanctuary that seems so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Mai Thai Wellness Spa is the perfect escape for anyone in need of rest and relaxation after a busy day of exploring the city. The spa is located in a historical nineteenth century house in De Waterkant village, an enchanting suburb nestled between the city centre, Table Mountain, and Victoria Alfred Waterfront. Designed as a sanctuary for the senses, the spa is a quiet escape for rejuvenation and relaxation. A world away from the busyness of Cape Town city centre, rich oil scents fill the air and calm the senses immediately upon entry. Leaving the world outside behind, Mai Thai Wellness Spa seems to exist in a luxurious world of it’s own; one that guests will find hard to leave. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with a welcoming ambience that starts the first wave of relaxation. Split into five elegant treatment rooms, two of which can be turned into couples rooms, Mai Thai Wellness Spa endeavours to make their guests feel rested from the first step inside the door. Guests are also able to indulge in high quality percale linen, palm leaf fans, delicate essential oils scents, as well as decorative artwork, a selection of travel books and rich fabrics which are handpicked by the spa’s owner. Highly-trained therapists from both South Africa and Thailand provide an array of luxurious East-meets-West massage options using oils, gentle pressure, palming techniques, pressure points, deep tissue techniques and hot stones to name but a few. Alongside this, the spa also offers spa packages and Mai Thai signature journeys, designed to offer the guest an authentic holistic wellness experience with an essence of Asian heritage. As well as the various massages and spa packages available, guests can enjoy face and nail therapy using internationally-renowned products such as the QMS Medicosmetic Facial Range from Germany. As if that wasn’t enough, the spa also offers various waxing, body therapy and grooming options, using natural organic body scrub treatments and Cirépil wax by Perron Rigot, widely considered to be one of the finest waxes in the world. After the treatment, it is imperative that guests leave enough time to enjoy the Mai Thai Wellness Spa’s beautiful garden courtyard. Complete with the indigenous Portulacaria tree, known locally as the “Spekboom”, guests can relax and unwind with a cup of delicious, organic tea from the Tichaa tea room in Thailand. Without a doubt, Mai Thai Wellness Spa is one of South Africa’s most luxurious boutique spas, with a relaxing atmosphere and rejuvenating treatments using world-renowned products. In an excellent fusion of South African culture and Thai heritage, this beautiful destination is worthy of its high praise and prestige amongst Africa’s world of wellness. Company: Mai Thai Wellness Spa Website: