Inside South Africa's 'healing' Sterrekopje Farm

Guests may pick stays centred on rest and rituals that focus on spiritual and physical healing with daily massages, garden walks, swims, yoga classes and breath work and, if you wish, plucking medicinal herbs and plants for the meals ahead. It’s more about indulging than restricting. For every juicy heirloom salad and shakshuka made from farm fresh eggs, there are tequila-spiked green juice cocktails and decadent chocolate puddings. ‘It’s overall nourishment from soil to soul,’ explains Huijskens, and after a few days, my reality suspended, I couldn’t agree more.