Top 10 Wellness and Detox Retreats in Africa

Updated: Jul 28, 2018

What makes a great wellness retreat isn't just the scenery or the peace and tranquility. It is having amazing specialists who are great at what they do to create personalized experiences with an outstanding combination of great spa treatments, fine dining, meditation, fitness facility, and unique activities that makes you feel transformed, more alive, well connected and intune with yourself. Below you will find our top ten picks that truly go above and beyond for a great and transformational wellness experience.


Where Nature Meets Luxury

The ultimate wilderness experience to escape, rest, heal and be at one with nature, with wide open plains, mystical rock formations, crystal clear waterfalls and an abundance of flora and fauna. Bushmans Kloof is the custodian of over 130 unique rock art sites, some as old as 10,000 years. The sites on the reserve may be viewed by guests, archaeologists and researchers. Since its founding, Bushmans Kloof has been dedicated to protecting this extraordinary treasure. Awarded the status of a South African Natural Heritage Site, Bushman Kloof is by far one of our favorite wellness wanders.

A Natural Wellness Journey

The surroundings are therapy in themselves, but the Spa is the focus of the abundant natural healing energy one experiences at Bushmans Kloof. It’s a peaceful sanctuary where one can surrender to the ancient mystical powers of the African landscape, rejuvenate all your senses, replenish your spirit and achieve deep inner peace and harmony. Dedicated to restoring beauty and balance through individual treatments and Spa journeys, personalised for each guest by exceptionally skilled therapists. Recent awards include the Best Spa in Africa & Indian Ocean at the Global Spa & Wellness Awards.

Meditation & Healing