We’ve partnered with the five-star Oyster Box in Durban, South Africa to bring you a once-in-a-lifetime competition: WIN a 120-minute B-Purified Massage valued at R1585 simply by LIKING the Women4Adventure Facebook page & SHARING the competition on your Facebook timeline. Competition deadline is 20 April 2017 and the winner will be announced 21 April 2017. Click here to go to the Women4Adventure Facebook page & please note one entry only per person.

Full-body massage at The Oyster Box Spa in Durban.

Full-body massage at The Oyster Box Spa in Durban.

About the Prize: B | Purified (120 min)       
Using the healing properties of water, the B Purified treatment begins with a relaxing stimulating full body skin renewal exfoliation using Honeybush and Kigelia Atlantic salt scrub and adding steam to enhance your treatment, which is hosted in the Hammam at The Oyster Box. The exfoliation is followed with a moisture-infusing full-body massage using one of Red Carnation’s aromatherapy shea balms.

The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban, South Africa.

The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban, South Africa.

True luxury awaits you at the award-winning Spa at The Oyster Box. Maintaining the historical character of the original hotel while incorporating a 21st century experience delivery, the attention to detail in the design and décor, is a precursor to the importance of ensuring that every guest’s experience at the Spa is sensational.  From the moment you walk into the reception, a sense of peace and tranquillity prevails … your journey has begun.

Luxury Spa at The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban.

Luxury Spa at The Oyster Box Hotel.

Reflecting and celebrating the intricate tapestry of KwaZulu-Natal’s rich Colonial-Afro-Indian culture, The Spa at The Oyster Box offers thoughtfully-created spa experiences incorporating leading international techniques and ingredients native to Southern Africa. For the guest, the result is spa pampering which naturally, culturally and spiritually engages the body and mind, magnifying that ‘in-the-moment’ feeling and afterglow.

Spa oasis.

Offering all of the amenities expected of a luxury wellness facility of this calibre, The Spa ensures the highest level of personal care by dedicated, trained staff equipped to deliver the highest levels of spa therapy and pampering. With six modern, treatment rooms, a Hydrotherapy Bath, grooming lounge, plunge pool, state-of-the-art private fitness centre, Infinity pool with garden views and a post-treatment tranquillity lounge, guests are indulged in every way to make them feel celebrated and sensational.

Spas in Durban.
In addition, the Oyster Box Spa boasts an authentic Hammam. Indulge in an array of Hammam experiences; from the Oriental Hammam Ceremony to Durban’s Hammam Ceremony offering deep cleansing, relaxing and restoring benefits. These traditional treatments have been designed to work with the unique Hammam environment to raise your body temperature allowing for a deep release, while the heated marble slab induces cleansing warmth.

At the heart of the Spa are the individually crafted ‘Oyster Box Spa Journeys’ – a unique fusion of therapies designed to replenish and soothe.  Individual and unique in character, each of the ‘Journey’s offers something special.   Individually created services and bespoke treatments are welcomed. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to the perfect spot for everything from Kitchen Tea parties and wedding and honeymoon pampering, to Book Club gatherings and Birthday Celebrations.

The Spa at The Oyster Box uses a variety of internationally-recognised treatment products such as Elemis and Dermalogica, as well as its own exclusive, signature range of all natural, body-care products and professional spa treatments B|Africa.  This deluxe range combines indigenous African plant extracts and the natural goodness of West Coast Atlantic sea-salts.

Durban, South Africa.

Spectacular views from The Oyster Box.

B| Africa uses sustainable harvesting practices on renewable indigenous species, such as oil from the baobab tree, marula oil, avocado butter, honey, rooibos, Mongongo nut and Ximenia kernel oil.  In addition, the range includes carefully-crafted B|Africa Spa treatment packages.

–     World Luxury Spa Awards:  Best Luxury Boutique Spa in South Africa (2014)
–    World Spa & Wellness Awards:  Best Hotel Spa in Africa (2015)
–     World Luxury Spa Awards:  Country Winner:  Best Hotel Spa (2016)

For more information on The Oyster Box Hotel & Spa, click here.

All photo credits: Red Carnation Hotels.

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  1. I really would love to win this awesome prize. My 19th wedding anniversary on the 18 April and my birthday on the 22 April..

  2. Amazing Giveaway , Everyone would to win an Experience like this (Good Luck )
    I Definitely Need An Experience Like this 2Hour Massage = Heavenly Relaxation!

  3. Hi We really need this pampering., Mums going to be 78 in July and is having chemo., I wish I could take her if Dr’s allow it.. She lives with me., and I love her to bits!!!

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