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Jiva Spa Special: 3 massages x 30 mins each (7 options)
Select 3 treatments from 7 options, from head massage to deluxe pedicure
The treatments at Taj Cape Town’s award-winning Jiva Spa are based on ancient Indian holistic, healing traditions that focus on realigning body, mind and soul and reinstating your natural balance. The luxurious spa’s current special is perfect for this. For 30 minutes each, you can focus on three different parts of your body, and it will thank you, from head to toe.
A head, back and neck massage is the perfect way to iron out any tension. Image: Taj Cape Town
BEGIN WITH A HEAD MASSAGE
There are so many benefits to this heavenly Indian head massage, in which the therapist massages acupressure points on the head. Firstly, it releases accumulated muscular tension, and secondly, the massage promotes hair growth as the massage stimulates blood flow to the scalp while the blend of herbs and oils used stimulates growth.
Special Indian oils and herbs are used at Jiva Spa, and it also features some natural South African products. Credit: Taj Cape Town
YOU CAN CHOOSE THREE TREATMENTS
From the head, you can work your way down your body. Besides the head massage, six other treatments are part of the Jiva Spa Special: A Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage, a Full Body Scrub, an Introductory Facial, an Express Manicure or Pedicure and, an absolute treat, the Deluxe Foot Massage. You can pick any three of these, then give yourself over to the therapist’s expert hands.
Did you know that a foot massage also improves circulation and stimulates the muscles? Credit: Taj Cape Town
TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THE DEAL
Jiva Spa therapists suggest that you’ll get the most out of a treatment by setting up your body to get the full benefit. You can warm up your muscles so your body is relaxed and receptive. This special includes complimentary use of the steam room, sauna, jacuzzi or heated pool, or just get into the zone and relax in the Vishram lounge with a choice of teas, which are served in oven-baked teapots and bowls.
The pool is heated and is right next to the gym. Image: Taj Cape Town
STAY OVER WITH A SLEEP-OVER SPECIAL
You may not want to move far if you’re planning a pamper day. The opulent Taj Cape Town is an enticing option for a luxury urban getaway. It has spacious and stylish rooms with fantastic views of Table Mountain or the city skyline, has 3 restaurants that serve healthy and soulful food and, since the global ethos of the Taj is that the guest is god, making you feel welcome and special is the goal.
The luxurious king-size beds are the ideal destination after a day of pampering. Image: Taj Cape Town
WHEN + WHERE TO GO
Offer is available: 31 July, 2022
Jiva Spa is open: Monday to Fridays, 8am to 8pm
Find it: 1 Wale Street | Corner St George’s Mall | City Centre | Cape Town
Price: R995 per person
To book: email@example.com
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