World Class Spa Therapy in the African Bush


MPUMULANGA, SOUTH AFRICA (05/07) – Jock Safari Lodge, nestled in the heart of Kruger National Park in South Africa, presents the Pilgrim’s Rest Spa. This world class spa offers the mind and body a reprieve from jetlag or a refreshing sojourn from a day in the bush. Pilgrim’s Rest Spa offers the opportunity for guests to indulge in the best of spa treatments, in the most exotic of environments, for far less than they would probably spend at home.

The Spa boasts two signature treatments. The first, Total Therapy Treatment includes two hours of steam room, a hydro bath, and a full body Swedish massage including a scalp massage with various essential oils for US$88*. The second, The Summer Seduction Treatment is ideal during cocktail hour. It offers a Hydro Massage followed by a hydrating Jasmine and Aloe wrap; the guest is surrounded by candles and incense while sipping authentic South African cocktails. This treatment lasts for two hours and is US$56*.

With over 20 Massages, Aromatherapy and Beauty treatments as well as facial remedies featuring Decleor products, both men and women will find something to suit their individual needs. Treatments and services range from US$7 to $104*.

Jock Safari Lodge celebrates the history of Pilgrim’s Rest, a small mining town in the eastern region of South Africa that made its way onto the map during the gold rush of the late 1800’s, once served as a haven for miners to rest and replenish after long hours in the mines. The Spa is equipped with a hydrotherapy bath, steam room, sauna, and relaxation rooms overlooking serenity gardens. Professional massage therapists strive to bring tranquility to guests’ physical and psychological well-being.

Jock Safari Lodge consists of 12 individually thatched suites, offering guests privacy and old-world elegance surrounded by unspoiled wilderness. Rates, including accommodations, meals, most activities, local alcoholic beverages and taxes are US$430- 560* per night, per person, based on double occupancy, not including spa treatments.

For further information on Jock Safari Lodge, please visit the website at

*Based on the exchange rate of the South African Rand to the US Dollar as of 5/10/07.

Photo Credit: Mantis Collection

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