A River Runs Through It…
Craighall’s secret garden! A perfect retreat for “me-time” and “us-time”
Come and rest, recover, recharge… leaving refreshed, revitalised, recharged!
Hands On Retreat is a 4 star Boutique Retreat and Spa in Craighall, Johannesburg close to the Sandton and Rosebank Gautrain station, a hop away from the Hyde Park Shopping Center. The setting is a park-like garden with lots of tall trees, its own brooke flowing through it and abundant bird life. Guests can enjoy treatments on the deck over looking the Craighall brooke , meditate or just relax and enjoy nature at one of the many rest spots dotted around the garden. Light Breakfast, lunches, High Teas and Conversation Picnic Baskets can be enjoyed at our Fresh Coffee Shop. We boast that we are a 1 stop hair and beauty salon, offering Joico and Hannon hair products, Essie Nail and Gelish, Marica Garcia facials, Ultra sound and Chili wrap slimming solutions and various massage treatments. Transport from the Gautrain station can be arranged for both our overnight and day spa guests
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Hands on Treatment makes 50 year old police captain feel like a 22 year old on Mandela Day!
Showing gratitude to the often underappreciated and overworked police personnel, Hands On Treatment, used the 67 minutes celebrating Mandela Day on 18 July 2013, to pamper police officers at the South African Police Services (SAPS) Parkview Station.
Working in the police station boardroom, the professional therapists gave the officers a head and neck massage. The room constantly filled with joyous laughter as the officers, some for whom it was the first time, enjoyed the massages.
The officers were grateful for the treat and in their own words show how timely the massage treatment was.
“What a feeling. In 26 years of my work in SAPS, I have never had this kind of treatment. Due to salary problems, I did not try to go for the private massage. I am 50 years old and I feel 22 today. Thank you for what you have given us. I have cancelled my sick leave because I feel better now. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Happy Tata’s birthday. Wow!”
Captain Patience Mahaloba spoke enthusiastically of her experience. Captain Ledwaba added: “It happened at the right time, since I was very stressed and I was about to consult the doctor. And fortunately you people came at the right time. I would like to say thank you very much and keep up the good work!”
“This is my second experience of a body massage. Oh, it was the best thing after having flu, now I can even bend sideways, and my neck and the headaches are over. Thanks,” Constance Oliphant said.
Hands on Treatment thanks Captain Koetzee, the station commander, for allowing them into the station premises to do something special for his staff on Mandela Day.
International writer who gave her 67min to Madiba when she came along and filed this report.