8 SURREY (AND FURTHER AFIELD) SPAS TO ESCAPE TO…
Posted by Sas Cardamone on 14 Mar 2020
Who doesn’t love a spa day to help keep the blues away?
Taking care of our mind, body and health should be one of our top priorities. We can all feel the blues in the early part of the year, and with cold weather set to last a while longer, what better time to treat yourself or a loved one to a Spa day. Even having just a massage can reduce stress hormones and boost your immunity, healing your mind and releasing feel good hormones.
Luckily for us, as well as being surrounded by beautiful countryside, we also have a plethora of Spa’s at the ready, to relax, treat and regenerate our bodies and minds.
2018 winner of South East Good Spa awards for good reason, Pennyhill Park Spa encompasses a state of the art fitness suite, 23 treatment rooms and eight outdoor and indoor pools and hot tubs. Reinvigorate and rejuvenate in Thermal Heaven which includes saunas and steam, relaxation on ceramic heated beds and an Ice Igloo. Offering a wide range of treatments from facials, massage, holistic therapies and aesthetics, there is something for all to enjoy not forgetting a bite to eat during your day at Themis (pop in wearing your robe and slippers) or indulge in an afternoon tea. Current offers include a sunrise spa brunch and mindful touch spa days.
Nestled in the heart of the Brooklands Estate, home to the historic Brooklands motor racing track, Brooklands BSpa offers indulgent treatments and therapies both classical and innovative and has a sunlight therapy room, hydrotherapy hot tub as well as eleven treatment rooms. They offer a range of facial therapies and body treats as well as offers for mums to be, groups and couples. A Little Miss Mums and Daughters package starts from £85.50 per person.
Beaverbrook is a quintessentially English Country House estate nestled in elegant surroundings in the Surrey Hills, a setting filled with grandeur and romance of a bygone era. The ethos of the Beaverbrook Spa is of a holistic, natural and nurturing approach to wellness. Beaverbrook has its own apothecary garden, partnered with a range of boutique brands across England and an in house naturopath to start you on your path to wellness, a Winter Warmer spa day starts from £175.
For an affordable, luxury spa day on your door step, step into Epsom Spa in the Rainbow Leisure Centre, facilities include the Aroma Steam room, Hydrotherapy Pool, Sauna, Ice Fountain and Monsoon Shower. Packages include a range of therapy treatments for blissful relaxation and rejuvenation as well as beauty packages to make you look as amazing as you feel. A variety of packages are available including male only, couples and prenatal for all your therapy needs.
The contemporary Spa at Nuffield Priory Hotel in Redhill offers both residential and day packages set in 12 acres of beautiful countryside. Revive your mind and body whilst being pampered by expert beauty therapists using Elemis products and other leading spa brands. The Spa has an indoor swimming pool as well as the spa pool, they offer luxury facials, reviving wraps and relaxing massages. Limited edition pick and mix spa days start at £79, perfect for that Mothers Day treat.
Further afield, South Lodge Hotel in Horsham offers the best in relaxation with magnificent views over the South Downs. A luxury state of the art complex with both indoor pool and outdoor wild swimming pool, plus thermal suite and treatment rooms. Speciality treatments include an Omorovicza Botanical Treatment (I tried a sample moisturiser from this range once and it was indeed amazing) and a Spa Mud Room experience. Experiences start from £175 for a Spa Lazy Life or Winter Warmer Day.
A Jacobean manor with 120 acres to explore, Alexander House is a five red star hotel offering Spa treats for mum as well as a Mothering Sunday tea party ideal for all the family including little ones from £40 per person (£20 for children under 12). The Spa has a Grecian styled interior and water-based therapies await. Featuring 25 treatment rooms and a bespoke outdoor barrel hot tub and sauna. There is a sumptuous menu of treatments using Temple Spa and Ila products, they have also introduced for 2020, a range of Jennifer Young treatments for guests living with and beyond cancer.
A magical time awaits you at the Nirvana Spa, whether its relaxation, a catch up with friends for a special event, or an indulgent pamper. Nirvana Spa is all about pools, featuring the Roman Pool, Surf Pool, Spa Garden Pool, Nirvana Pool and Celestial Floatation Pool. Relax on mosaic stone loungers in the Tepidarium or treat yourself to a luxurious treatment in the Crystal Suite. Spa days start from £47 for access to all facilities for 3 hours. Include a meal, unlimited soft drinks and a 25 minute treatment for £95.
For those more at home in nature, The Sussex Country Yurt are offering a Mothers Day Yoga and Art Retreat, to include a gentle Yoga session with Glo Yoga, a reflexology taster session, vegetarian lunch, home baked cakes and including a Botanical Painting session with Surrey Art School, all for just £80. Others sessions are available throughout the year.
Wow, a whistle stop tour of pools, therapies, relaxation and beauty treat venues in the stunning areas within and around Surrey. Perfect treats for Mothers Day or for yourself and a loved one or friends. These Spa’s can be enjoyed either as a day or stay package and what a perfect time of year to indulge yourself or a loved one as a pick me up and to chase away those everyday blues and stresses, for some head space and me time. Destress, disconnect and breathe easy.
Now relax and enjoy!