Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fishermans village of Paternoster.

Cape Town - The Cape West Coast with its bracing ocean, windswept beaches, endless views and dramatic sunsets is the perfect destination, summer or winter.

In the colder months there are few things more alluring than huddling up next to a fire and feasting on sumptuous food. Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fisherman’s village of Paternoster, one and a half hours’ drive from Cape Town, is the ideal place to recharge this winter.

Boasting a winter spa special in conjunction with the Healing Earth Spa on the premises, visitors will be pampered from start to finish: accommodation, meals and a one hour spa treatment, employing the healing properties of massage and aromatherapy, are included.

 

 

Upon entering the Healing Earth spa, visitors are immediately transported to a serene space… whitewashed floors and wooden loungers echo the seaside setting, while Nguni hides and boldly patterned scatter cushions add an eclectic African touch. Treatment rooms are calm, quiet and wonderfully cosy.

The treatment starts off with a fragrant coffee, cinnamon and orange body polish. This is followed by a body wrap to drain excess fluid from the body. The coffee, cinnamon and orange body wrap uses the toning and draining elements from cinnamon, orange and coffee extracts, to assist in toning and brightening the skin and improving circulation.

Next, surrender to a decadent coffee, cinnamon and orange massage. Be transported, refreshed and replenished through this exotic, multi-sensory treatment.

 

 

After such a blissful treat, the options are vast: relax in your luxurious suite, enjoy a gentle stroll on the beach, or simply relax by the fire or on the roof deck on a clear day. Pre-book the heated Jacuzzi to enjoy sunsets or choose a movie from the DVD-library for a night in.

Accommodation in one of the luxurious guest suites at Abalone House is included and ticks all the boxes: modern amenities, top quality linens, eclectic décor and sumptuous gourmet meals at Reuben’s - it simply is the perfect pamper package.

The package includes two nights’ accommodation at the 5-star Abalone House boutique hotel, one 1 hour spa treatment (as described above) per person at the Healing Earth spa, breakfast on both mornings, a 3-course dinner at the highly-acclaimed Reuben’s on the first night and a complimentary sundowner canapé with a glass of sparkling wine served in your room on the second night.

Cost is R1 595 per person sharing per night and is valid from May 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016.

The spa treatment is subject to availability. Treatments must be pre-booked when making your reservation but desired timeslots cannot be guaranteed and may not always be available. Should no timeslots be available a Healing Earth product hamper of the same value will be provided.

For more information on seasonal specials and to book, call Abalone House and Spa direct on (27) (022) 752 2044; email [email protected] or visit www.abalonehouse.co.za. Alternatively, contact South of Africa’s central reservations line on 087 820 5999.

Adapted from a press release for IOL