February 2023

Restoring wholeness – a new approach to wellness

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Restoring wholeness – a new approach to wellness

With the worlds of travel and wellness continuing to become even more closely aligned, there’s a growing appreciation for journeys that not only open your eyes to new perspectives, but restore your entire being – body, spirit and mind.

Embracing a return to simplicity, and appreciating that wellness is part of every aspect of life, Singita has mindfully woven rest, restoration and renewal into every guest’s experience to give them the freedom to explore what a nurturing stay means to them.

From moving wildlife encounters in the fresh dawn light, to specially brewed herbal blends before bed; inspiring interactions with local artists and community initiatives, and finding stillness in personal yoga sessions enveloped by the sights and sounds of the bush – each moment is part of a gentle succession of meaningful experiences that grounds the soul, stirs the senses, and revitalises the body.

Appreciating that travel and wellness are more interlinked than ever, we offer experiences that aim to stir the senses and inspire the spirit

The comfort and freedom of home

One of the seven properties in the Singita Private Villa Collection portfolio, Singita Castleton, our exclusive-use villa in the Sabi Sand in South Africa offers total seclusion and the perfect setting in which to restore your spiritual and physical wellbeing.

Families and groups of friends have the freedom to explore what will fulfil them most – whether that's an early morning meditation, leisurely afternoons poolside, or reliving the adventures of another magical day on safari in their private fireside boma under the stars. While Wholeness at Singita transcends physical wellbeing, mealtimes offer the opportunity to be nourished by fresh, seasonal food – and inspired by local flavours and recipes, while deepening bonds with the ones that you love. Multicourse dinners on the expansive veranda and alfresco lunches under the trees all offer opportunities to connect.

With features that include a tennis court, dedicated yoga pavilion, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, and double and single massage treatment rooms, young and old can enjoy their preferred pursuits at their own pace – while large tree-shaded lawns welcome shared activities like lively cricket matches and rounds of Bocce in the late afternoon.

Opportunities to relax, connect, or be revitalised abound at Singita Castleton

Inspired by nature's innate wisdom

Singita’s continuous emphasis on wellness includes celebrating the continent's abundance of powerful natural ingredients, used in time-honoured therapies that promote connections with the earth and its boundless ability to nurture and heal. Our treatments are inspired by Africa and the elements of each of our locations, and at Singita Sabi Sand, where Castleton is located, therapists mix and apply a foot scrub made from sand gathered from the riverbank nearby.

“Inspired by the ancient wisdom of the continent and celebrating the profound sense of place of each of our unique lodges and camps, Singita’s Wholeness journey is about grounding guests in their preferred level of mental, emotional, and physical calm.” – Georgina Pennington, Group Head of Creative Direction

Treatments inspired by nature and the ancient wisdom of Africa's healing traditions are both grounding and invigorating

Escape to Singita Castleton

This peaceful exclusive-use farmhouse-style home sleeps 12 in six individual, elegantly designed suites. Get in touch with one of our travel advisors to plan your ultimate itinerary for wellness and wholeness at Singita Castleton here >

By Julia Freemantle

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