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Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa

Simonsvlei Road La Bella Vita Wine Estate, Paarl 7646 South Africa
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#9 of 15 hotels in Paarl
Sante Wellness Retreat & Spa is a luxurious Destination Wellness Retreat including a world class Day Spa, Health Optimizing Clinic and Conference Centre, situated in the beautiful Western Cape Winelands. In a valley surrounded by magnificent mountains, Sante is the ultimate sanctuary for anyone who wants to re-energize, rejuvenate and revitalise the body and mind. Enter a haven with serene spaces and uncomplicated luxury full of heart with generous hospitality and exquisite, honestly healthy cuisine. At Sante there is an intuitive blend of science and human consciousness, in which high-tech and high-touch approaches define a service formulated around each individual. Retreat packages which start from 2 days, are customized to suit our guests, each with their own unique requirements and health status.
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Indoor pool
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Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
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Wonita P wrote a review Feb 2021
Cape Town, South Africa99 contributions15 helpful votes
visited Sante spa and had the full body massage. i was a little bit sceptical about having a massage in lockdown. turns out there was no need to be. Covid19 protocols were followed. i have to say that this was by far the best full body massage i had ever had. my husband also had the full body massage and he said the same thing. his therapist applied the correct amount of pressure at all times which is quite difficult since my husband likes to have a very hard pressure. the therapists were both very well trained and knew what they were doing. it was not only a massage rather felt like a treatment. it was just amazing. the best ever. the facilities are really nice too with the pool and jacuzzi available for use. we then stayed over at the hotel which was just on another level of amazing. the rooms were spacious and bright. the food was awesome at the restaurant on site.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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capetownjax wrote a review Jul 2020
Cape Town85 contributions23 helpful votes
I was treated to a relaxing 'mom to be' massage at Sante Spa. I felt safe and relaxed from the moment I arrived. The staff were all very friendly and the spa was perfectly clean and sanitised. I was offered bottled water on arrival and after my treatment. The therapist, Josephine, was excellent and professional and I left feeling relaxed and calm. My stiff and aching muscles definitely showed a vast improvement.
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Date of stay: July 2020
Dr. Moritz Tellmann wrote a review Feb 2020
Düsseldorf, Germany27 contributions
Santeé is for sure one of our absolutely favorite Hideways close to Cape Town. Terrific nature pairs with an extraordinary service, very friendly staff and beautiful rooms and interior/exterior designs. The Gym offers everything you need even as an ambitioned athlete. The healthy food is outstanding. No sugar. No preservatives, clean and delicious and perfect as part of the healthy lifestyle you live here. Everything is clean, top in style and even special wishes go through immediately. The Spa is excellent and so the whol stay for us is a 10/10! Next year again.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from AndreB3953, Manager at Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa
Responded 22 Feb 2020
Dear Dr Tellmann, Thank you for visiting Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa and taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our delicious food and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back next year to rediscover extraordinary. Safe travels, with best wishes The Santé Team
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David Davey wrote a review Jan 2020
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I must say that Sante was an exceptional experience and an absolute pleasure.Whatever clouds you come with,will be lifted.Everything that we consumed was healthy and tasted amazing.This together with the high quality treatments received, resulted in an uplifting experience.I was particularly pleased to see the positive transformation in my partner. We will be back.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Ryno B wrote a review Jan 2020
Somerset West, South Africa32 contributions9 helpful votes
Sante wellness retreat sets its aim to be among the top luxury spa hotel's in South Africa and is not a cheap experience. However, compared to experiences to the Conrad Pezula, The One&Only and Simola, you have a long way to get to that standard: [1] Please be upfront to your clients that the road towards your retreat is in a terrible condition. It instantly spoils the experience if you decide to take your luxury vehicle out to the spa and can barely drive it to retreat. (see photo) [2] Do not offer your villas which are still under construction. The entrance to the villa was literally a building site. Your villas are not cheap and one would expect that attention to detail will be a given. [3] At the spa a steam room is advertised. Upon arrival, it was mentioned that it takes 30 min to get it ready, which is no problem. It was mentioned once it is ready one will be notified, no one came back to say its ready. [4] The check-in process was nothing less than incoherent. Please communicate more clearly, especially where to park and do not send a lady out to carry heavy bags, then I will do it myself. Give credit where credit is due. The spa facilities are exceptional. Sante has substantial potential, nonetheless, it is not a polished luxury experience yet.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
US$240 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Nearby attractions include Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve (7.8 km), Drakenstein Lion Park (6.9 km), and Afrikaans Language Monument (3.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lust Bistro & Bakery, Noop Restaurant, and Faber.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Sante Wellness Retreat and Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Boschendal (9.3 km) and Groot Drakenstein Prison (Victor Verster Prison) (11.4 km).