If you’re looking to getaway from the everyday hustle and bustle, a spa break is the ideal way to relax and unwind. Whether it’s just for a spa day, or for a longer weekend spa break, you can be sure that you’ll leave recharged, de-stressed and ready to face whatever it is you are escaping from!
Spa breaks are increasingly popular and now cater to a wide range of visitors looking for different ways to relax. As well as the expected massages, swimming pools and saunas many spas have widened the pampering options even further, so you can be certain that you can find your own perfect spa break and can relax in a way which suits you.
When booking your spa break, you need to consider what type of spa to visit, as there are several different types offering different services. A day spa is just that – offering all the facilities you would expect but no accommodation. These are of course ideal if you are visiting just for the day. Nearly all other venues also offer day spas if you are not looking to stay over night.
Many hotels now have spa facilities which are ideal if you are looking for a spa day as part of a longer break. Health spas and heath farms offer the ultimate in relaxation – dedicated facilities which exist solely to help you unwind and recharge. Health spas are focused on health and fitness at every level right down to the menus in the restaurants. Some spas extend this to not serving alcohol so if you fancy a drink on an evening to help you unwind it’s a good idea to check there are bar facilities.
Booking a spa day or spa break is much as the same as any other type of break or holiday – there are last minute deals available as well as various different discounts and special offers. A little flexibility on where and when you take your spa break can see some good savings. Mid week breaks and late bookings are where some of the best deals are to be had, although there are great deals available whenever you visit.
Most deals offer inclusive options, with unlimited access to the spas facilities, a free treatment, accommodation and meals. Most people go on spa breaks with a friend or alone in order to get away from it all, however spas can also cater to groups such as hen parties and corporate weekends.
Wherever you are in the UK, you can be certain there will be a spa near you. Whether your looking to combine a spa day with a city break, or you’d prefer the tranquility of a rural retreat, there are a good range of facilities dotted around the country, so you can be sure there will be a location close by which is ideal for your perfect spa day or spa break.