July 2014
Contact: Arnelle Kendall
Telephone: (561) 330-0850
Rejuvenate Both Mind and Spirit with Red Carnation Hotels’
South African Spas

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The Red Carnation Hotel Collection invites guests to unwind and detoxify with a variety of unique spa treatments at their five-star South African properties – The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg Mountains, and The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks. Each exquisite hotel offers unforgettable landscapes, superior service, and unparalleled indulgence in addition to celebrated spa products and facilities.Guests visiting Cape Town during the cooler season retreat into the comforts of The Twelve Apostles’Winter Glow .” Enjoy a full English breakfast with freshly harvested oysters and sparkling wine before cuddling up to a steaming, hearty “soup of the day” with freshly baked bread and a glass of wine for lunch. This package also includes complimentary use of The Spa hydrotherapy pools, a saltwater flotation tank, a cold water plunge pool and a warm water plunge pool. Finally, shed all winter woes while choosing between a 60-minute manicure and 60-minute pedicure, a 60-minute B| Harmonized treatment, or a 60-minute Elemis facial massage. Package starts at $245.00 per person including VAT, based on two adults sharing a Classic Room. This package is valid through September 30, 2014. Subject to availability and to change without prior notification.

Another option is to revitalize using the glory of nature at a holistic wellness retreat. Take advantage of wide open plains, an abundance of flora and fauna, crystal clear waterfalls and mystical rock formations to reawaken the senses and align both body and mind for a restorative balance. Bushman Kloof’s “Natural Wellness 3-Night Spa Break ” is a welcome respite from the demands of daily life, offering the distinct opportunity to meditate on the beauty of our world while indulging in sublime comforts. Bushmans Kloof’s Spa combines ancient wisdom with modern expertise, and this package includes one Back, Neck and Shoulder massage per person. Package starts from $198.00 per person per night including VAT, based on two people sharing a Luxury Room for a minimum of three nights. Package is valid through August 31, 2014. Rates are subject to change and availability; children are accommodated on the children’s supplement rate when sharing with parents in a deluxe room or suite.

Shrug off any lingering stresses and strains and step into a world of relaxation and luxury with the “Detox and Destress” package at The Oyster Box , one of South Africa’s most beloved hotels. Enjoy a personalized welcome complete with a signature “Umhlanga Schling” cocktail before checking into your Classic Sea-Facing Room, offering unsurpassed views of the crystal blue waters. This two-night package also includes a full English breakfast, lunch for two at The Spa at The Oyster Box, and one 60-minute Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage per person during your stay. Package is valid until December 19, 2014. Rates are subject to availability. 

About The Red Carnation Hotel Collection 
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is an award-winning collection of five- and four-star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Palm Beach, South Africa and Ireland. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities central to the Red Carnation’s ethos that win them so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.

For more information about The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, please call toll free from the USA/Canada at 1.877.955.1515 or from Europe, Australia and New Zealand at + 800.1698.8740. Visit us at or email
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TreadRight’s past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society’s inaugural “World Legacy Awards,” WildAid and inspiring wildlife advocates like Terri Irwin.

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