Durban - Escape to Gooderson Leisure’s Natal Spa and enjoy nature and the great outdoors.

Located along the Battlefields Route near Paulpietersberg, this resort is known for its healing hot mineral waters.

These are complemented by a wellness centre with a fully equipped gym, sauna, hydro-jet pools, hot tubs, steam baths and beauty therapists.

The resort is a popular venue for conferences, weddings and private functions, while the paintball arena and obstacle course are good choices for team-building.

A 25km mountain bike trail, BMX obstacle course and an animal farm have been added.

For lovers of nature, guests can enjoy the lush lawns, trees and the beautiful river setting. The Natal Spa is also home to 100 bird species and a pair of breeding Crowned Eagles. They have been residents for 20 years and have produced many hatchlings, every two years in November.

The resort has standard rooms, superior suites, and self-catering options for family getaways or conference stayovers.

The accommodation is tastefully decorated and each spacious room is equipped with all the amenities you have come to expect from Gooderson Leisure, including air conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities and TV, offering 11 Hotel Bouquet DSTV channels.

l Visit www.goodersonleisure.co.za, or call Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort, or contact central reservations at 031 337 4222. - Saturday Star