It’s National Spa Week this week, so it’s time to take advantage of the hundreds of deals and discounts being offered in spas around the country and treat yourself to a spot of indulgence and relaxation. Here are five of our favourite UK spas to inspire you.
Ragdale Hall Health Hydro and Thermal Spa, Leicestershire
Part of the stately looking Ragdale Hall, the Health Hydro and Thermal Spa is a multi-award winning spa with sleek and calming decor. It includes tropical palms and wicker chairs as well as 12 unique heat and water experiences, from a candle pool, to a thought zone, a Cololourflow cave and a volcanic salt bath. There is also an extensive range of treatments and therapies available.
Chewton Glen, Hampshire
Consistently voted as one of the UK’s top spas by magazines such as Conde Nast Traveller, Sunday Times Magazine and Tatler Spa Guide, this award winning spa, located at the luxurious Chewton Glen hotel is set amidst the nature of the New Forest. It offers indulgent spa treatments as well as an extensive range of therapy rooms, featuring a hydrotherapy spa pool, aromatherapy saunas, crystal steam rooms, an outdoor whirlpool, relaxation room and cold drench showers.
Balmoral Spa, Edinburgh
Located in the elegant five-star Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, the Balmoral Spa offers more than just the regular rooms and beauty treatments. It includes a Finnish sauna, Turkish steam room, candle-lit lazy pool, as well as holistic therapies and treatments, from a honey and tea enzyme brightening facial, to pre and post pregnancy massages and hot stone therapies.
Mandarin Oriental, London
The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental in London offers all the exotic charm of the Orient itself, where treatment rooms are decorated with orchids and Buddha statues. The spa features a Zen colour therapy room, an amethyst crystal steam room, as well as a sanarium and vitality pool. Thai massages and exotic therapies such as Oriental Harmony and signature treatments following in traditional Chinese medicine are also offered.
The Marine Spa, Cardiff
Situated at the St David’s Hotel & Spa on Cardiff’s modern waterfront, The Marine Spa has been named as one of the Good Spa Guide’s 5 bubble spas and has won the Thalgo Platinum Spa of the year award. Overlooking the scenic Cardiff Bay, you can relax in the hydro therapy pool, water corridor, bathe under swan-neck fountains, or laze in the spa pool. The spa also offers a number of rituals and treatments inspired by the sea, as well as special pamper days.