Healing Earth Transformative Wellness at Brahman Hills Wins Best Boutique Hotel Spa at the 18th Annual South African Spa Awards

Healing Earth Transformative Wellness at Brahman Hills has been recognized for its outstanding commitment to excellence in the Spa, Health & Wellness industry by winning the prestigious award for Best Boutique Hotel Spa at the 18th Annual South African Spa Awards. The esteemed event presented in association with Les Nouvelles Esthetiques & Spa, Paris, took place on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at The Houghton Hotel in Houghton, Johannesburg.

The South African Spa Awards, known for celebrating quality and innovation within the spa industry, have earned a reputation for acknowledging the very best in the field. Year after year, the awards gain increasing significance, serving as a comprehensive guide for both Southern African and International Spa Visitors and Media seeking award-winning spas and trusted spa information.

Healing Earth Transformative Wellness at Brahman Hills, situated amidst the breathtaking rolling hills of KwaZulu-Natal and the abundant wildlife of the Midlands Meander, offers a unique country retreat at the base of the magnificent Drakensberg mountains. The idyllic setting provides a perfect escape for guests seeking a harmonious blend of nature, serenity, and tranquillity, offering an ideal me-time getaway.

Elisabeth Brandt, Founder and CEO of Healing Earth comments, “Our dedication and commitment to high standards of innovation in wellness industry, and upscaling the spa industry to the highest standards of holistic health and wellbeing have been our trademark for many years. We are endlessly proud to be recognised as leaders in the industry, continuing to inspire, empower, motivate, and grow our industry to the next level!”


Each experience leaves guests feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and brimming with newfound energy. Discerning guests at Healing Earth Transformative Wellness can indulge in signature journeys within the luxurious treatment rooms, where modern luxury meets therapies inspired by nature. The spa offers a range of treatments, including personalised facials utilising cutting-edge LED technology, deeply relaxing traditional massages, and holistic healing sessions for a complete mind and body reset.

The spa's comprehensive facilities ensure guests' relaxation throughout the day, with opportunities to luxuriate in the pool overlooking the expansive natural surrounds and wildlife, unwind in the steam room, partake in invigorating yoga classes on the deck, and enjoy fresh juices at the health bar. These simple luxuries deliver transformative experiences that restore balance, rejuvenate the spirit, and promote overall wellbeing.

“We are incredibly proud of our team for this momentous achievement. Such an achievement is a testament to the dedication, hard work, exceptional service, and unforgettable guest experiences we stive for. As we celebrate this special occasion, we continue to use it as motivation to reach even greater heights for the future. Always creating harmony, together”, adds Onwaba Gonyora, Executive Director of Brahman Hills.

The team at Healing Earth Transformative Wellness at Brahman Hills is honoured to receive the Best Boutique Hotel Spa award, and they extend their gratitude to Les Nouvelles Esthetiques and the South African Spa Awards for this prestigious recognition.