As we find ourselves in the midst of summer, many of us are daydreaming about forgetting work, swapping grey skies for blue and getting away from it all for a week or two. In our attempts to escape to a more relaxing way of life, we sacrifice great chunks of our savings, commit to unthinkably early travel plans and attempt to stuff a week or two of our lives into one 'handy' carry on. That doesn’t sound relaxing at all. This summer, we invite you to forget luggage restrictions and early morning check-ins and check out our Summer Spa Getaways instead. Half price for one week only, take a look at our summer spa edit or read about five of our favourites below.
Situated within 72 acres of Staffordshire countryside, over the past 12 years Moddershall Oaks (pictured above) has been transformed from country property to luxury spa resort. A family run business, this spa prides itself on its exceptional standards of service, waiting on you hand and foot so you really get an opportunity to relax. To further guests’ relaxation, the spa offers a selection of first class facilities and treatments, including the very latest in hydrotherapy technology, a 25 sq.m vitality spa pool, a Finnish kelo sauna cabin, feature showers and a cosy fireside spa lounge with views of the courtyard. Make the most of this spa’s stunning surroundings and fabulous facilities with the Moddershall Oaks Summer Spa Break for two, including one treatment and a glass of Champagne on arrival.
Once a Victorian coach house, Ardencote Spa has been transformed into an elegant and contemporary retreat, ideal for summer breaks - come rain or shine. Located in Warwickshire, this picturesque spa boasts a number of luxurious indoor and outdoor facilities. If the Great British Summer lives up to its rather rainy reputation, guests can relax in the indoor heated pool, sauna or Jacuzzi, or if the sun decides to put his hat on, you can head outside and soak up some rays from the outdoor pool (also heated, just incase), the outdoor hot tub, tennis courts and golf course. Take advantage of all the spa has to offer with their Summer Spa Escape, which includes one night’s accommodation for two and a radiance-boosting facial.
Situated on Piccadilly itself, the Athenaeum Spa is a stone’s throw away from Green Park station and Hyde Park Corner, overlooking both of these gorgeous parks and counting 465 acres of beautiful London parkland within its gym facilities. The 5-star, family-owned hotel in Mayfair is the height of London luxury and, once the charming doorman has ushered you inside, you will discover its spa is no different. The staff here believe in ‘a little luxury everyday’ and with their expertise and selection of treatments from beloved spa brands, they will do all they can to help you find it. Treat yourself to ‘a little luxury’ (or a lot) this summer with the Athenaeum’s Summer Spa Day for two, including a facial a massage.
Whether it’s sweltering sunshine or tropical rainfall, Whittlebury Hall’s heat and ice experiences, including an ice cave and a sanarium, are perfect for a relaxing summer getaway. From a traditional hammam chamber and Roman Caldarium, to the latest treatments from names like Elemis, ESPA and Clarins, Whittlebury Hall has beauty and relaxation covered. Warm up, cool down and generally make the most of Whittlebury’s unique facilities this season with the spa’s two for one summer spa day (including a facial and lunch) or – if a day isn’t long enough – the one night summer break for two, including dinner and full use of the facilities.
At Grayshott Spa in Surrey, everything from the location (adjoining 700 acres of National Trust land) and cuisine, to treatments and classes has been designed to promote health and well-being. Set against a spectacular natural backdrop, the spa is the perfect place to forget about work, worries and processed food and – even if only for a few hours – get back to simple, healthy living. For the ultimate in guilt-free indulgence, check out Grayshott’s one night summer spa break for two, including overnight accommodation, full use of the facilities, all meals while you’re there and fruit cocktails in the Bubbles Lounge. Don’t mind if we do.
Take a look at all our Summer Spa Getaways and book before the 14th to enjoy 50% off. We'll see you by the pool.
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