September 2016 – The Thanda Spa at the multiple award-winning Thanda Safari, situated in KwaZulu-Natal, has been awarded ‘South Africa’s Best Safari Spa’ at the 2nd annual World Spa Awards™.
Located at Thanda Safari Lodge, the Thanda Spa offers various signature treatments using highly acclaimed products with natural healing benefits. Adding to this is a spa menu for younger guests inviting them to indulge in a Happy Feet or Hands treatment, a Prince/Princess Facial and a Monkey Apple Massage.
The original Thanda Spa is now complemented by the Thanda Tented Camp Spa, which is totally off the grid and offers a wide variety of treatments derived from natural plant oils whilst including Zulu-inspired massages and facials.
This year saw a record number of votes cast by leading spa tourism professionals as well as hundreds of thousands of spa consumers globally. The World Spa Awards took place in Sardinia on 4 September 2016.
More about Thanda Safari: It is Thanda’s longstanding and integrated relationship with the local community that makes a stay here exceptional. Guests enjoy numerous activities, from Big Five game drives, specialised bush walks and wildlife conservation activities, to Zulu cultural tours into the rural community and photographic safaris, further enhancing their African experience. The three accommodation options include: Thanda Safari Lodge, abundant in size and as colourful as its people, it features 9 bush suites shaped like a traditional Zulu homestead with panoramic views of the surrounding game reserve; Set amidst lush green lawns and with its own helipad, Villa iZulu (‘heaven’) is a majestic 5-suite Villa that provides an outstanding safari hideaway for those seeking true privacy; Comprising 15 spacious canvas tents, including Jabula (‘Happiness’) Tent, Thanda Tented Camp offers a relaxed safari experience.