Wellness & Leisure

Houghton Spa

Welcome to Houghton Spa, where the serenity of our urban oasis bids you welcome as you embark upon a transformative wellness journey, a place where tranquility awaits. Designed with your every need in mind, indulge in the luxurious ambiance of our spa and escape the demands of everyday life.

At Houghton Spa, we believe in the power of holistic wellness. That’s why we offer a variety of complimentary facilities to further enhance your spa experience. Let nature inspire you as you spend time in our lush outdoor garden, let the power of heat invigorate you as you unwind in our steam room or sauna or take a personal moment as you lounge next to our indoor heated pool. For a true multi-sensory experience, engage all your senses in a totally decadent session on our sensual massage chair, offering an unrivalled sensory experience while promoting holistic body balance and relaxation. Should you feel peckish, indulge your culinary fancies over a leisurely lunch, available from the hotel, for you to enjoy post your treatment bliss.

Luxury Shuttle & Tours

Embark on an unforgettable journey with The Houghton Hotel as we unveil the best of Johannesburg and its surrounding gems through our luxury day tours. Let us curate a remarkable experience for your trip – where every moment is crafted for your delight.


An unparalleled fitness haven nestled within the prestigious walls of The Houghton Hotel. In the heart of luxury, our exclusive gym, Fitbar, awaits you. Elevate your wellness journey with personalized training, and a commitment to opulence. Your elite fitness journey begins at Fitbar, where sophistication and fitness converge.


Family Pool – Situated on the lower ground level, next to the spa and Pebbles Health and Pool Bar. Open daily from 08:00 – 21:00 

Indoor Heated Pool – Situated in Houghton Spa. No under-18s allowed. Open daily from 08:00 to 20:00.

Outdoor Zen Pool – Only accessible to guests of Houghton Spa. Open daily from 08:00 -20:00

Adult Pool: Situated on the mezzanine level next to the golf course. Open daily from 08:00 – 18:00 

Steam Room

Surrender to the enveloping mist, where every session transforms into a cherished escape. Tucked away within Houghton Spa, our steam room is a secluded haven, enhancing the luxurious offerings of Houghton Hotel. Immerse yourself in the sublime fusion of elegance and calmness, embarking on a serene and rejuvenating odyssey in the heart of Houghton.


Step into our luxurious sauna and envelop yourself in a cocoon of warmth and tranquility. Available daily from 08:00 to 20:00, this haven offers a rejuvenating escape for all our guests, clients of the spa & day visitors. Unwind, detoxify, and immerse yourself in the soothing embrace of our sauna, a cherished retreat within the lavish offerings of Houghton Hotel. Located on the lower ground level of The Houghton Hotel in Houghton Spa.

Golf COurse & Padel

Steeped in tradition, Houghton Golf Club is one of South Africa’s premier golfing venues. The course has a proud history as a championship facility having hosted no fewer than eight SA Open events, the first of which took place in 1951. 

Medical Suites

We offer world-class facilities for medical practitioners. 

We embrace leading healthcare providers that facilitates and takes extra care of medical tourists to enjoy a one-of-a-kind remedial experience.

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