6 spas to enjoy a relaxing treatment in the UK and Ireland
PUBLISHED: 10:13 15 January 2019 | UPDATED: 10:13 15 January 2019
Treat yourself to a day of pampering or relaxing breakaway at one of these stunning spas
Bath Street, Bath, BA1 1SJ
In the heart of Bath, Thermae Bath Spa is a remarkable combination of ‘old and new’ where you can bathe in the naturally warm, mineral-rich waters as the Celts and Romans did over 2,000 years ago. By day and by night, you can enjoy a spa session which gives full use of the indoor Minerva Bath, the multi-sensory Wellness Suite and the open-air rooftop pool with spectacular views over the city & countryside. Additionally, you can choose from over 30 spa treatments and a specially designed set of packages which provide great value for money. Spa users can also sample delicious dishes from the extensive menu in the Springs Restaurant. The stand-alone Cross Bath is an intimate open-air bath which can be hired out for the exclusive use of up to ten people. To add some extra sparkle, you can sip Prosecco whilst bathing in the natural thermal waters.
Down Hatherley Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9QA
The Spa at Hatherley Manor is a beautiful new addition to the 17th century manor house. Inspired by their Cotswolds heritage, situated in the middle of Gloucestershire and surrounded by acres of blossoming gardens, The Spa is the place to be this year. With a combination of modern and traditional interior, this creates the prefect sense of peace and tranquillity. The Spa features a swimming pool with relaxing garden views, a vitality pool, thermal suite with experience showers, ice fountain, sauna, steam room, a tepidarium and heated loungers. The treatment suite consists of six luxury treatment rooms, including a double suite and a relaxation lounge for after your treatment. The Spa also features a state-of-the-art gymnasium, lounge and café area with a champagne bar for that added luxury. Guests can also relax in The Spa’s very own garden with loungers and relax pods. Memberships start from £66.50 and Spa Days from £80.
Easton Grey, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0RB
New Year, New You: Spa membership available. During January there is no joining fee. Join today and access a host of membership benefits. HIT, Bootcamp & Pilates classes, the latest in Technogym combined with the spa facilities will ensure that you reach your fitness goals. Ollie Thomas, the qualified on site fitness instructor, will be on hand too. Membership from £125 per month.
Winter Day Spa: This New Year after the excesses of Christmas it’s important to get some ‘me time’, or catch up with a friend for some much needed pampering. The Winter Day Spa offer is £145pp and includes the hydrating and revitalising 60 minute O2 Body Perfection treatment, full use of the spa facilities and lunch. Aquarias Spa features a hydrotherapy pool, heated steam cabins, salt scrub showers, wave dream sensory room, gym and relaxation areas. Available Monday to Thursday from January 18 – February 28, 2019.
Powerscourt, Wicklow A98 DR12, IRELAND
+(01) 653 3693
Having recently been awarded the ‘Luxury Spa of the Year Award’ at the prestigious Irish Beauty Industry Awards, there’s no better time to pay a visit to the impressive ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa. From unwinding with pampering in one of the 20 luxurious treatment rooms, which includes a private spa suite, or swimming in the 20-metre heated pool, which is illuminated with Swarovski crystal lighting, a visit to the ESPA Spa perfectly completes the 5* luxury accommodation provided by the Powerscourt Hotel. Guests can choose from a vast range of treatments, featuring everything from full body massages and oil body scrubs, to Signature Treatments using hot jade stones and rose quartz crystals. The ESPA has also recently undergone a €150k refurbishment, which included a re-vitalised Spa Café along with new relaxation beds, offering the ultimate indulgent escape for guests.
Grovewood Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 1GD
Built in 2008, The Malvern’s unusual location has been carefully selected to be next to the site of a bore hole that is used to extract pure Malvern Water. The unique signature spa treatments use local products and are based on this unique water. The Malvern is the newest, most modern spa hotel in the region with 33 beautiful en-suite rooms, including one luxurious suite, each designed with a contemporary Italian style for a boutique feel. The spa boasts a unique 35°c 20 metre, indoor-outdoor hydrotherapy pool featuring vigorous bubble massage stations, powerful water jets, gentle hydrotherapy beds, and spacious relaxing booths. With a range of day trips, overnight stays, and one-off treatments, we offer spa breaks to suit everyone. Relax, unwind, and book yours now.
Cowley, Cheltenham, GL53 9NL
C-Side, a multi award-winning spa, is an iconic post-modern building carved into the grounds of Cowley Manor. Featuring a Cotswold green-slate lined heated indoor pool and a spectacular heated outdoor pool, it is a generous space designed for lounging (with pools large enough for serious swimmers too). Green & Spring, their signature range designed by Jessica Frankopan, is exclusive to C-Side at Cowley. Only here can you experience their treatments for yourself. Alongside Green & Spring, there are treatments and products from Pinks Boutique for their pregnancy offering and Proverb Skincare for Men’s treatments and Day Spas. It is easy to see why C-Side won the Condé Nast award for Best Spa in a UK Hotel, and all stays at Cowley Manor come complete with full access to these award-winning facilities.