By Pinky Ghelani
Aromatics Spa is a full service spa offering a variety of high quality nail, skin and body treatments provided by an outstanding team of licensed professionals.
I have always loved Aromatics Spa. In fact, it is one of the first spa experiences I had in Kenya and a trailblazer in this field in this country. I know that the owners have taken pains in training therapists and ensuring that the space is ever developing and keeping in trend.
Aromatics Spa prides itself in being a wellness center. Set in the leafy suburbs of Lavington, yet very central, it boasts the tranquility and serenity of a luxurious spa allowing one to sink in to a peaceful hush as you visit this haven of peace and health.
There are several outlets on site that cater to the health and wellness areas but once the trained therapist guides you to your room, be prepared to switch off from the world.
My treatment was the Kahawa ritual. It started off with a delightful welcome at the reception and then a welcome tea. I then had the foot ritual where my feet were washed in these huge brass bowls.
Once I was (fully) undressed the therapist came in to start with the Kahawa scrub.
As it rightfully says on its marketing brochure, this scrub was very invigorating and stimulating after which I was led to the shower and then the steam room where I spent a good 20 minutes.
I was then transported to mini heaven as my skilled therapist gave me a Swedish massage. The massage hit all the right spots and I have to say I felt like I unloaded the weight of the world right there.
Sometimes we don’t realize how tight our bodies are, seems I carry a lot of my tension in my shoulders and she managed to knead her way through the tightness.
All in all my experience was delightful. Once I was dressed, I was offered a delicious plate of fruit and some herbal tea.
Cost of Kahawa Ritual: KSh12,000
Customer care: 4/5
Food & Fruit platter: 5/5
Choose from a range of therapies from: Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Re balancing Massages, Hot Stone Massages to Manicures, Pedicures and Facials. Prices even start from KSh 3,000