The SanAquam Spa Retreat focuses on assisting visitors to restore their lives and bodies to a more natural and balanced state of being. Numerous Ayurvedic treatments are on offer, combined with yoga, meditation and walking, hiking or horse riding at the foot of the 'Dragon Mountains' in the uKhahlamba/Drakensberg National Park.
The SanAquam Spa Retreat in the central Drakensberg is a great place to take a few days off from the busyness of everyday life.
At this retreat the ancient principles of Ayurveda (traditional Hindu medicine) and modern spa treatments are combined to ensure a holistic experience enhanced by the natural surrounds.
SanAquam is located close to Champagne Valley in the uKhahlamba/Drakensberg National Park and World Heritage Site, allowing for long walks, horse riding and leisure activities to complement the experience.
SanAquam Spa Retreat offers wellness programmes customised to meet the individual's needs. The focus is on finding natural solutions to ensure good health, and trained practitioners are equipped to deal with imbalances in the body through therapeutic treatments.
The Ayurvedic full-body massage, using sesame-seed oil, is designed to improve circulation. This is usually preceded by a herbal steaming session to give toxins the heave-ho.
The Shirodhara and Ksheeradhara treatments are both aimed at de-stressing the nervous system. There are also various Ayurvedic back treatments, while the Urovasti treatment is aimed at decongesting the chest area.
The spa offers several full-body massages to assist the body in getting rid of toxins and to rejuvenate the muscles and skin. There are also Ayurvedic facials and eye treatments that use ancient traditions in a modern setting.
This KwaZulu-Natal spa also encourages the enjoyment of its gorgeous surroundings, and daily walks and outdoor yoga are on offer.
Meditation forms part of the daily programme, and you can take the skills you learn back home with you. Yoga retreats are a regular event at SanAquam, while diet is a also big focus, and you will be taught to eat in a manner that will enhance your energy.