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Deluxe Laser & Spa at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa in Cape Town
Pamper your body and soul at this luxurious and tranquil beauty oasis in vibrant Tamboerskloof
Predominantly known for its rooftop bar, gorgeous artwork and modern accommodation, the Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa has another secret to reveal – a top-notch day spa run by an expert beautician.
The Deluxe Laser & Spa is a tranquil oasis set in the middle of Cape Town’s vibrant suburb of Tamboerskloof. Accessed from the hotel’s entrance sitting flush against Kloof Nek’s busy sidewalk, once inside guests are presented with true opulence – a stylish, modern interior sporting large colourful artworks and bright furniture are standout aesthetic features.
The spa is located on the establishment’s first floor and the soft neutral palette and minimalistic space – as seen in the three treatment rooms – continues throughout further complimenting the spa’s tranquillity, adding an immediate sense of calm.
MORE THAN JUST A SPA
Seeking to offer Cape Town a fresh new concept and perception of the beauty industry – along with some of the world’s most advanced, FDA-approved treatments – Deluxe Laser & Spa strives to present clients with high-end treatments (think 100% painless laser hair removal, anti-aging treatments, body-contouring and facials and massages) at affordable prices. Based on a similar store in Amsterdam, Cape Town-based Dutch owner, Raymond Hasselerharm founded the Deluxe Laser & Spa brand in 2015 opening its flagship store in Cavendish Square, followed shortly by another branch in Sea Point and the Tamboerskloof outlet the following year.
“It’s very high-end treatments made affordable,” explains Raymond. “Especially our laser hair removal.”
Speaking of which, Deluxe Laser & Spa takes pride in using revolutionary laser technology – Soprano Ice and eLase Motif – that can expertly treat every skin and hair type. Offering 100% painless hair removal techniques, Deluxe Laser is effective and painless without any recovery period required. Suitable for men and women of all ages, the CBD spa’s well-qualified and highly-trained therapists ensure that each laser experience is a comfortable one treating clients with the highest care possible.
“We are 100% pain-free,” Raymond maintains. “Flawless and very quick too.”
Other Deluxe treatments include various facials, full body and neck and back massages as well as a discreet and professional mix of anti-aging (wrinkle, prevention and reduction as well as skin tightening) and body contouring (cellulite and fat reduction) processes. With a key focus on high-quality and natural products, Deluxe Laser & Spa only uses some of the globe’s best products including Kalahari (Kalahari products are derived from natural ingredients including plant oils, red sand, nourishing mud and rich minerals) and QMS Medi-cosmetics (QMS was voted the World’s Best Spa Brand in 2015 and 2016 and is renowned for its skin rejuvenation and high concentration of active ingredients) for all its spa procedures. Oxygen treatments are available with QMS facials as well.
“We are also developing our own range of beauty products as we believe in local ingredients,” adds the owner. Luxe Laser & Spa’s range of exclusive products completes the spa’s product offering.
IT'S ALL IN THE FACILITIES
Spa clients are also welcome to use the hotel’s facilities including the infrared sauna, jacuzzi and low-impact fitness room. The accommodation hotspot further boasts a magnificent rooftop bar, sun deck and plunge pool offering spectacular 360-degree views of Table Mountain and the cityscape as well as a wide range of signature cocktails and a delicious pizza menu.
Dedicated to its guests and providing all with affordable high-end beauty treatments, it truly takes looking at the whole Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa Luxe Laser & Spa establishment to really see that it aims to be so much more than just another beauty salon. “I think that it is a combination of things,” says Raymond. “The heritage building and the location coupled with our concept of beauty treatments and the products we use – it’s the whole package.”
As my treatment comes to an end, Justine gently positions a towel across my body and tells me to take a couple minutes before joining her out in front. And while my appointment was only an hour-long I can truthfully say that I was whisked away to a world far away where stress, pressure and time did not exist and instead serenity, peace and tranquillity took its place.
Needless to say, I left with a relaxed, content smile on my face, not to mention another appointment at the inner city tranquil oasis.
NOTE: Deluxe Laser & Spa retails Kalahari and QMS Medi-cosmetics products as well as its exclusive Deluxe Laser & Spa range of products.
Tip: You can get free access to the sauna if you book at the spa. You don’t have to be a resident to use the spa, it's available to the public.
The Bill: Deluxe Laser & Spa proudly offers high-end treatments at affordable prices. For example, a 30-minute express facial treatment costs between R320 whereas a 45-minute deep cleanse treatment rings in at R490. Similarly, Deluxe laser hair removal treatments starts from around R199 (underarm). Consult the Luxe Laser & Spa website for a full up-to-date price list.
GRAB A BITE TO EAT AFTER
A brand-new spot has opened up next to Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa. Charlie, a contemporary bistro and bar, is a hearty spot with a vintage setting and an open kitchen. They offer meals, drinks and a vibe for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with only free-range locally-sourced meats and all meals prepared in-house. Plus the view of Table Mountain from the terrace isn’t half bad.
The new cool kid on the Kloof Nek block is Charlie bar and restaurant.
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