The luxurious new spa – conveniently located next to The Carousel’s hotel reception – offers an enticing menu of indulgent treatments and therapies by expert therapists in a serene setting. Spacious and beautifully appointed, Shangilia Boutique Spa boasts 12 treatment stations, a massage therapy room, a specialized facial room, a waxing room, three dedicated pedicure stations and three manicure stations where guests are treated in utmost privacy. The spa also features a soothing steam shower and a standard shower.

Treatments available at Shangilia Boutique Spa include Classic Swedish massages, Aromatherapy, Hot stone Massages, Full body Scrubbing, Waxing, Signature Pedicures and Manicures, Deep Cleansing Facials and artificial nail tips, in gel and acrylic.

The spa will also offer signature treatments, carefully developed by owners Tshepo Charity Selomo-Mdake and Elizabeth Buzuzi.

“These Signature Deluxe treatments are very decadent, using a secret blend of special oils and a unique twist in their delivery. Shangilia Boutique Spa is offers a holistic approach to wellness of the mind, body and soul. It is a place to which guests can escape life’s frenetic pace and find sanctuary. It is where they can focus on their wellness and leave feeling revived and rejuvenated,” says Selomo-Mdake.

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Buzuzi echoes this sentiment, adding that Shangilia Boutique Spa provides a unique getaway experience.

“Superbly-located, our spa leverages the serenity and splendor of its setting. Though situated in the lively entertainment hub of The Carousel complex, anyone can be forgiven for believing they are a million miles away,” she says.

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With an emphasis on quality, the ladies have selected Regim A as the spa’s skin care brand.  For nails they will be using Essie Nail products. The spa’s operating hours are from 10h00 to 18h00 on Mondays to Wednesdays; 10h00 to 19h00 on Thursdays; 10h00 to 22h00 on Fridays and Saturdays, and 09h00 to 15h00 on Sundays.

Both Selomo-Mdake and Buzuzi are passionate and excited about their new venture, each bringing their own expertise to the mix. Selomo-Mdake is a qualified Somatologist from University of Johannesburg. She also hosted and presented a Beauty T V Show on M-Net for four years, is a professional TV make-up artists, and trainer on artificial tips.

Buzuzi is an astute businesswoman. She is a qualified lawyer with an LLB from the University of Natal. She also has qualifications in Marketing Management (Damelin) and the Management Advancement Programme (Wits). She has vast corporate experience spanning over a decade, having held management and leadership roles in various multinationals including Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and Cadbury.  Her core expertise is in marketing and brand equity development, new business development and project management.

Operations Manager, Virginia van der Linde at The Carousel says the launch of the Shangilia Boutique Spa is a fitting extension to complex’s diverse lifestyle offering.

“We welcome the launch of the Shangilia Boutique Spa at The Carousel where we strive to deliver a cosmopolitan and encompassing selection of experiences for our guests. We wish Selomo-Mdake and Buzuzi every success in their new venture.”

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