Romance is about feeling like royalty. Whether it’s a handwritten note, a single red rose or a picnic for two, that makes you feel like a princess, we hope your day is extra special. If however, indulging your senses and pampering your body is your ultimate romantic gesture, we’ve gathered the most luxurious treatments for you and your partner – perfect for the month of love!
BTogether Couples’s Rose Quartz Massage
The Spa at The Oyster Box, 2 Lighthouse Rd, Umhlanga; 031 514 5072
Boost your endorphins with the magical effects of Rose Quartz crystals. Expert therapists use the love-enhancing crystals to massage away tension during a 90-minute full body massage starting with a foot soak and ending with a glass of sparkling wine (R1 500 per couple). Afterwards, linger in the relaxing spa lounge or pop into the spa bath. Pure bliss!
Rain of the Gods treatment
The Saxon, 36 Saxon Road, Sandhurst; 011 292 6000
What could be more dramatically romantic than a treatment called Rain of the Gods (R2 000 per couple)? On arrival at the world-class Saxon spa, you and your partner will get a glass of bubbly and a chocolate platter before being taken to a double massage room that’s gently lit with candles. You’ll be exfoliated by professionals and then left alone to wrap each other in mud… Followed by a Shea butter massage and finished with a gentle rain massage for two.
The Outdoor Bliss couples’ spa experience
The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Victoria Road, Cape Town; 021 437 9060
Start this sensual 4-hour experience with a Rasul mud bath for two followed by a move to one of the Spa Mountain Gazebos where you’ll be treated to a couples’ Swedish massage as you take in the majestic sea views. Finish your romantic rendezvous with a bottle of sparkling wine and an indulgent spa lunch (R2050 per couple).