Rain Urban Boutique Spa in Rosebank

In my last post, I wrote about the 5 best massages in Jozi, and included Rain on this list. I wanted to do a complete blog post about Rain, because I think their concept is really unique and I love their space. They’re situated in the Rosebank lofts, so very easy to miss. You go up the escalators near Sunglass Hut/ Forever New, cross the sky bridge, and then turn left and walk down the corridor. Once there, you forget you’re even an “office block” space. They’ve done a great job in prettifying their area- and it has a lovely vibe.

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2 things I really like about Rain. 1- it’s a woman’s only spa. 2- they have packages, allowing you to make pampering a regular part of your life. Their annual membership is R350 a month, with their monthly membership being priced at R375 a month. These include 1 x 60 minute massage (usually priced at R475), plus 12.5% off all other services, which include nail services and facials. Monthly memberships can be purchased on a once off basis- great as a gift.

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The massage is completely customizable, in terms of length, pressure, areas of focus and type of massage. I went for a 60 minute hot stone massage, and loved that I was able to choose which music I wanted. I also liked the foot rub and soak before the massage.

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For nails, you’re pointed to a manicure buffet, where you can select the scrub and cream you want, whether your goal is to moisturize, exfoliate or just relax. The product range used is Matsimela.

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Rain is open until 6pm from Tuesday – Thursday and on Friday and Saturday they take appointments until 8pm.

They also host pamper parties, and I’m considering one for my next Jozilicious Mixer – watch this space!

Rain Urban Boutique Spa contact details

W: www.rainurbanboutiquespa.com

T: 011 447 4534