A clever woman once calculated that if there are 60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in an hour then 1 hour must consist of 3600 seconds, which is a lot. Three thousand six hundred seconds is exactly the amount of down time today’s Groupon will buy you. Indulge in a soothing one hour aromatherapy massage for R220 at Lanna Lifestyle Spa.
Set in the middle of the urban Jo’burg jungle, Lanna Spa is an oasis of relaxing treatments, harmony and happy thoughts. The wide passages of Pivot Monte Casino, where Lanna Spa is located, brimming with people fresh off the spa’s massage tables – you can spot them by their relaxed posture, the aromas of essential oils wafting around them and the hugs they hand out to every random person who crosses their path.
The name Lanna means “land of a million rice fields”. Though the spa doesn’t offer savoury rice dishes or rice crackers, they do offer a million treatments. Well, almost. From Clarins Beauty treatments for him and her to manicures, pedicures and a wax for every body part imaginable, there’s something to soothe every mood and stress level. The treatment rooms are shrouded in calming energy and sighs of contentment. Among the 9 rooms you’ll also find a couples’ room which is perfect for those wanting to purchase two Groupons and enjoy this deal with that special someone. After all what better way to relax than to soothing words of adoration and sweet aromas of massage oils. If you’re in need of rejuvenation, romance and beauty, look no further than Lanna Lifestyle Spa.
Spa fact #102: A mechanic in Canada has created a new spa treatment called ‘theatre of the mind’. The inspiration for this treatment came to him after an extremely traumatising incident with a car radiator and a beetroot. By watching The Sound Music in his Theatre of the Mind every afternoon the mechanic completely erased the memory of the incident from his mind.