If you are anything like us at www.whatireallywanted.com Christmas was definitely merry, with late nights and rich food and drink in abundance. With a New Year comes a new you, and it’s time for a detox and a chance to give your body and mind the opportunity to recharge and regenerate. What better way than booking yourself, friends or family, a spa experience with one of our luxury hotels and resorts?
Whether you are on a dry January or not, The Vineyard in Newbury will be hard to resist with its award winning ‘5 Bubbles’ spa. Select from a 25 minutes treatment of your choice from the Half Day Spa Day which also includes use of its amazing spa facilities as well as a Bento box lunch.
Or just over an hour on the train from London, why not visit the Lifehouse Spa and Hotel in the pretty Essex town of Frinton-on-Sea. Indulge in a LOVE Life Pure Relaxation back massage, facial or scalp massage and unlimited use of the thermal spa and gym all within 12 acres of listed gardens.
Easy to get to from London or the Midlands, stop by the magnificent grandeur of the Luton Hoo Hotel in Bedfordshire for a Relax and Unwind Spa Day. With a personal wellbeing consultation, a two course lunch and an indulgent treatment of your choice, you can also dip in the vitality pool or heat therapy suites and take to the great outdoors for a spot of tennis, a walk in the rolling parkland or a quick cycle ride.
It takes two…or three…or four…
Why not treat yourself to a girls’ day out of total relaxation with a Here Comes the Girls treatment at the Sequoia Spa at The Grove in Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire. Designed to create a balance of mind, body and soul, it includes a personal consultation and a top-to-toe refresh with three and a half hours of treatments including a manicure, pedicure and a body treatment.
Need a pick me up midweek? Visit one of our new hotels, the Rudding Park Hotel and Spa in Harrogate for a Mid Week Spa Package.
Chill and relax in the steam room and then wash away you stresses with a monsoon shower followed by your choice of a 50 minutes or two x 25 minutes taster treatments including an aromatherapy facial, aromatherapy massage, hammam exfoliation, manicure or pedicure.
Or if down south, visit the beautifully restored 17th century stately home and once home of King Louis XVIII of France, Hartwell House in Aylesbury and indulge in a Mid Week Experience.
With an indoor pool and outdoor hot tub, a gym, sauna, steam room, spa bath and a choice of luxury spa treatments, we have no doubt you will leave feeling brighter and calmer.
If you are heading into the Capital for work or pleasure why not stop by at the decadent One Aldwych. With an 18 metre swimming pool you can pop in for an hour to indulge in a one-off treatment or take an afternoon off and treat yourself to a few hours of R&R. Or head further down south and drop by the beautiful Ashdown Park Hotel in East Sussex. Housed in beautiful woodlands where you can take a relaxing stroll or even a light run, you can then indulge in a Midweek Pure Relaxation Day, with 100 minutes of complete de-stress with an aromatherapy facial and massage as well as use of the sauna and steam rooms.
Go West, life is peaceful there.
Heading west? Life is definitely peaceful at Bodysgallen Hall set in 200 acres of its own parkland to the south of Llandudno in Wales. Treat yourself to the Ultimate Escape Spa Day with a day of complete pampering and relaxation that includes a body exfoliation and harmonising massage, followed by a facial designed to suit your own personalised skincare. With use of all the spa facilities the day includes lunch from the spa menu in its beautiful Club Room.
However, or wherever you like to relax, be gentle on yourself this January by giving your mind and body the chance to rejuvenate ready for the year ahead.
Top 10 Hotels to Detox and De-stress this January
1. Brooklands Hotel, Weybridge, Surrey
2. The Grove, Chandler’s Cross, Hertfordshire
3. Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate, Yorks
4. One Aldwych, London
5. Ashdown Park, East Sussex
6. The Vineyard, Newbury
7. Bodysgallen Hall & Spa, Llandudno
8. Hartwell House, Aylesbury
9. The Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, Essex
10. Luton Hoo Hotel, Bedfordshire.
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