Angsana Spa, an award-winning Asian spa brand founded by the renowned Banyan Tree Spa, opened its doors to spa enthusiasts in South Africa, Cape Town on 21 April 2005.
This is the first time that Thai and Asian Spa remedies have been introduced to spa aficionados in Cape Town, along with a team of Thai, Indonesian and South African trained therapist.
Angsana Spa at The Vineyard Hotel was announced as the winner of the Unique Spa Concept Category in the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards 2006.
Spa Facilities and Treatments
Boasting luxurious rooms with an Asian touch, this new spa is well equipped with 5 double treatment rooms - including 2 deluxe rooms with steam and shower facilities overlooking Table Mountain; 5 single treatment rooms, and 1 signature Rainmist treatment room with twin beds, the first of its kind in South Africa.
Angsana Spa's refreshing blend of treatments place special emphasis on the use of natural ingredients such as native flowers, fruits, herbs, spices and plants. It is based on the use of aromatherapy, the therapeutic sense of touch, and a fusion of techniques from the East and West to refresh and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit.
Spa enthusiasts will be delighted by the numerous treatments available, including signature treatments like Angsana massagee, created exclusively for Angsana Spa. Using palm strokes and thumb pressure to work on the body's key pressure points, the massage frees the body from stress and strengthens inner qi. This massage uses the specially formulated Euphoria Oil to further enhance the experience.
Sample other signature therapies including the relaxing Ayurvedic Rainmist and Essence of Angsana Spa packages, which offer the ultimate spa indulgence with a unique combination of treatments from their spa menu.
To enable guests to take home a piece of the Asian Spa experience, there is an Angsana Spa Gallery within that offers exclusive spa products, including specially-blended essential oils, massage oils, incense sticks, body, foot and hair care toiletries and spa accessories inspired by the natural healing disciplines of Asia.
Spirited Contemporary Settings
Angsana Spa is located on the lush, pristine 6 acres of landscaped parkland of the Vineyard Hotel. The elegantly appointed deluxe hotel began operations in 1894, and today offers 160 luxury rooms and award-winning conference facilities. Just 15 minutes from the City Centre and the V&A Waterfront, the Angsana Spa at the Vineyard Hotel's location makes it an ideal gateway to all of Greater Cape Town.
Designed and built by Architrave Design PTY(LTD), the architectural arm of Singapore-based parent company Banyan Tree Holdings, the spa bears the signature Angsana trademark's cool lime green with bursts of slick tangerine in its soft furnishings. Its design is a fluid combination of contemporary interior design, architecture and aesthetic beauty interspersed with charming Asian artwork.