WHERE TO PAMPER YOURSELF IN ACCRA
For all your skin, hair and body pampering needs, we’ve compiled a summary of tried-and-tested spas and salons.
For spa spoils, the long-awaited Resense Spa at the Kempinski Hotel is finally open! Visit their website to see the full spa menu and price list (Spa Concierge on 0242 436000 or by email at email@example.com). The spa at the Labadi Beach Hotel ( 0302 772 5016) is also a really good option. For one of the most relaxing massages in the city, we highly recommend Koy, who heads up the spa at the Ibis Styles Hotel. They also offer manicure/pedicure and barbering services.
Thai massage is widely available for those looking for a traditional Thai style massage. Most offer home massage as well.
Nail it at one of many salons around Accra offering classic manicures and pedicures as well as acrylic and shellac options. Most salons also offer waxing and massages. Kenzo’s Place Pearl City Salon is conveniently located in Cantonments, just next door to the Koala grocery store. They specialize in nails and some hair services (030 396 9666).
Niobe Salon and Spa offers everything from facials and waxing to hair treatments with branches at the Lizzy Sports Complex in East Legon, the African Regent Hotel in Airport and a salon in East Cantonments (030 254 2220 / 030 3964646 –https://www.niobebeauty.com/).
Polish’d in Labone is a boutique style one-stop nail bar specialising in all things nails (020 891 6401).
For home visits, we can highly recommend Valerie, who offers everything from manis and pedis to waxes and massages, all in the comfort of your own home. Contact her directly on 055 353 2237 for more information and pricing.
For the mane attraction, we recommend Akeel at Tang Palace Hotel (054 349 8777 or https://www.akeel-verma.com/) or By Kourk at the Atlantic Towers building in Airport City (054 558 7228). They both have extensive experience in all types of hair, including special treatments such as highlights, styling as well as men’s cuts. Fifi’s Beauty Center at Meridian apartments also has a hair salon on-site offering unisex haircuts and styling (024 432 0835). For all mentioned, we recommend popping by to set up your appointment.