From the Savannah to the Spa: Unwinding on a Luxury African Safari


As you traverse the vast, untamed wilderness of Africa, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, exotic wildlife, and a sense of adventure that is unparalleled. But after a day of exploring the savannah, tracking big game, and soaking up the sun, it's time to indulge in some much-needed relaxation. That's where spa treatments with Sanctuary Retreats come in. From massages and facials to full-body treatments and more, these pampering experiences will leave you feeling rejuvenated, refreshed, and ready for your next African adventure. 

Sanctuary Chief's Camp

Located in Botswana's Okavango Delta, Sanctuary Chief's Camp is a luxurious and intimate camp that offers a range of treatments that make use of natural and locally sourced ingredients. After a day of game drives, unwind with a Signature Salutation Massage, designed to relieve tension and stress. This full-body massage uses a combination of techniques to ease muscle tension, promote circulation, and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. The Africology African Goddess Anti-Aging Facial is also a popular choice. Working through your back and neck muscles, and using natural anti-oxidant ingredients with marula oil this facial leaves your skin relaxed and radiant.


Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Chobe National Park is home to an abundance of wildlife, but it's also home to Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero and its stunning treetop spa. Inspired by the abundance of nature that surrounds the lodge, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero's spa has drawn from that beauty to develop a range of treatments and rituals of the highest quality to relax, restore and revitalise your body and mind. After a day on the Chobe River scouting herds of elephants, you can indulge in an Intonga Amasatchi Massage, which combines a welcoming Africology ritual, deep and therapeutic massage techniques, and wooden sticks to work the muscles in tight areas. This one-hour routine will help you unwind and relax from the day and bring a sense of balance to your mind and body. The Ikomfi Sloughing Process is another popular treatment, using marula shell in an aloe ferox, this treatment leaves your skin soft, nourished, and smooth to enjoy the evening ahead.


Sanctuary Olonana

Located in Kenya's Masai Mara, Sanctuary Olonana offers in-room spa treatments that make use of natural and locally sourced ingredients. Spend your days tracking wildlife through the Masai Mara, and upon your return to camp relax with an Africology ceremonial process using Africa’s ‘miracle' marula oil. The Soul of Africa Conditioning Body Massage brings a glorious feeling of well-being, and the marula softens the signs of aging while also healing sun-damaged skin. The spa also offers a variety of massages, including the African Heated Stone Massage, to penetrate deep into stressed muscles and balance emotional pressure points. Or even our Signature Salutation, a 2-hour ultimate sensory experience treating your face and body from scalp to toe.


Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

Situated in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp offers a unique spa experience in a breathtaking natural setting. After a day of gorilla trekking through the mountains, enjoy one of our spa treatments to feel relaxed and freshened up for the evening ahead. Let your muscles and mind be at ease under the magical hands of our skilled professionals. The spa offers a variety of full-body and facial treatments for you to choose from and enjoy. Whether you are wrapped in Shea butter or covered in therapeutic essential oils, the aromas paired with the soothing sound of the forest wildlife in the background will transport you to a holistic state. 


Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma

Our beautiful Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma is located in Zambia's Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, just upstream from the iconic Victoria Falls. After a day exploring the falls by helicopter and battling the rapids of the Zambezi, return to a relaxing Africology Aromatic Deep Herbal Massage. Choose from a range of Africology herbal-infused massage oils that are warmly applied and massaged intuitively into your body, relieving deep tension and stimulating the lymphatic system. Let yourself be transported by the oils, and pace your breathing to the calming sounds of the Zambezi River flowing beneath you.

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