Top 4 Luxury Winter Spa Breaks In The UK

With the colder months fast approaching we can often forget to take care our ourselves and our skin. 

Why not treat yourself this winter to a relaxing spa break and choose one out of 4 amazing locations that we’ve picked for you within the UK? 

 

The Old Course Hotel, Fife – Scotland 

In the historic town of St Andrews, you’ll find The Old Course Hotel and Spa.

The 5 star getaway overlooks the world famous golf course and for those who are seeking a bit of R&R in the Scottish countryside,  you’ll find no better place to unwind than here.

The hotel has the first Kholer Water Spa outside the USA which replicates the healing properties of earth’s natural waters,  plus focuses on rejuvenating and reconnecting the body.

There are 11 treatment rooms providing 30 treatments which range from luxury body-wraps,  to detox massages.

The hotel also has a number of excellent restaurants to choose from and extremely comfortable (and luxurious) bedrooms.

Definitely one to consider!

 

For availability visit their website.

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The Old Course Hotel

 

Galgorm Resort, Ballymena – Northen Ireland 

Galgorm is located in idyllic 163 acre woodland surroundings and provides a range of wonderfully relaxing Spa options to choose from during your visit.

From their Celtic Sauna to a therapeutic hot Poultice Massage that’s designed to aid circulation and release tension in the mind and body. Their facilities are varied, interesting and most importantly, good for you!

The four elements, ‘earth, nature, water and fire’ are used at the Spa to bring balance and harmonious energy to its users which will in-turn,  relax the mind as well as the body.

There are also riverside hot tubs!

Who wouldn’t want to relax in a riverside hot tub?

For further information you can visit their website.

 

 

Galgorm Resort

 

Lake Country House, Builth – Wales

This outstanding venue offers a number of luxury Spa packages that allow you to truly unwind during your visit.

From a midweek, one night stay that includes a full Welsh breakfast, use of the Spa facilities and a choice of one 30 minute treatment, to two nights with an hour long aromatherapy facial and dinner in their gourmet restaurant.

The Spa has many separate treatments to choose from. Whether you’d like to try one of their ‘Power Breakfast Specials’ or detoxifying mud-wraps, Lake Country House has everything you’re looking for including beautiful rooms to rest your heads in comfort, after a long day of doing ‘nothing’.

Just perfect!

To book your stay click here. 

Lake Country House

 

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, Wilmington – Kent

This beautiful Roman style Spa and Hotel is set right in the heart of The Garden of England,  Kent and boasts 38 luxurious bedrooms, 19 treatment rooms and a gym.

Whether you want to opt for the OPI Luxury Pedicure or an invigorating massage for men, they have something for everyone to leave you looking and feeling great!

The glorious hotel also has a Spa salon where you can have your locks pampered during your visit too.

It’s the perfect escape and one you’ll remember for years to come.

For bookings click here.

 

Rowhill Grange

 

So there you have it, 4 stunning getaways within the UK to enjoy this winter.

 

Go on, treat yourself!

 

 

Sol House – Ibiza

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If you’re an Insta fan and follow all things ‘Ibiza’ related then you’ll have probably heard of Sol House already.

 

Renovated in 2016, the fresh and modern venue is part of the Meliá Hotel Group,  boasts two swimming pools and some of the best views over San Antonio.

Located in Cala de Bou (The Bay Of San An), the airy rooms and suites offer chilled-out breaks for adults in search of fun, sun and good music.

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Relaxing rooms

Their famous Rooftop Nine pool bar provides the backdrop to some of the islands most idyllic sunsets, along with DJ’s playing day and night throughout the summer months.

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Great music and outstanding views

As you enter their reception area you’re greeted by a large white Rhino sculpture amongst various other artists contributions, which really make the hotel stand out from others in the area. It’s fun, light and very, very welcoming.

The hotel is situated along the beach-front where you’ll find a range of fun water sports, boats to other parts of the island and the water taxi which takes you over to San Antonio in around 5 minutes.

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Located on the beach

The rooftop pool is perfect for catching those Balearic rays over a few cocktails! The somewhat iconic infinity pool has been the staple of many Instagrammers photo posts over the last two years too. With a Cocktail in hand, the perfect bikini and the views towards the mountains,  it’s hard not to bag yourself a new profile picture to make everyone at home green with envy.

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Infinity pool

If you’re into your fitness then Sol House also has a gym to keep your well earned holiday-bod up to date.

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Hotel gym

If you’re skipping the workouts and going straight for holiday mode then you’ll be spoilt for choice in one of their three spacious dining areas. You can enjoy lunch around the ground floor pool area with friends at ‘Play Bar’, Taco’s and Tequila at their ‘Canalla’ bar in the lobby or their ‘Food Factory’ buffet restaurant. They also have BBQ’s days on the rooftop! Make sure you stay tuned to their social media for updates in the summer regarding the BBQ days.

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Mexican Restaurant ‘Canalla’

Tuck in and enjoy!

Sol House has absolutely everything you’re looking for from a fun-filled holiday to The White Isle,  and 2019 is set to be even better!

 

To book your summer 2019 holiday click here

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Las Mimosas – A Taste of The Real Ibiza

Las Mimosas San Antonio Bay Ibiza

Las Mimosas is a hotel that you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find in The Bay of San Antonio. Tucked away around a dust road next to a very ‘inconspicuously labelled’ direction sign, the luxurious yet understated boutique suites provide a relaxing break surrounded by nature for the discerning guest who doesn’t want to be disturbed!

The hotel only opened in June this year and offers stunning Ibicencan styled living space consisting of 17 suite rooms, all with their own bathroom. The junior suite includes a comfortable sofa bed for larger families or groups. Continue reading “Las Mimosas – A Taste of The Real Ibiza”

Wi-Ki-Woo – How about you?

Wi-Ki-Woo San Antonio Ibiza

The Wi-Ki-Woo Hotel opened this summer and has quickly attracted a lot of positive attention, mostly from celebrities, fashion designers, brands, bloggers and influencers who want to capture their clothing, models, and themselves looking stunning, with a background to die for. Guests are loving it too!

I visited back in June to check it out and thought I would give the new addition to the island a chance to ‘settle’ in before I posted about it! Continue reading “Wi-Ki-Woo – How about you?”

The Paradiso Art Hotel – Ibiza

 

The Paradiso is the 5th, and newest instalment of the Concept Hotel Group based here in Ibiza,  having opened on June 6th this year!

‘Instagrammable’ hotels are now ‘a thing’ and the Paradiso is most definitely that! With a candyfloss pink exterior and a bright and welcoming, friendly reception area, the hotel feels like a hit from the minute you step inside and the perfect location for all those cool holiday selfies.

With two spacious swimming pools either side of the bar area and their own café (Andy’s), you’ll have everything you need in one vicinity, perfect for a lazy day around the pool.

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Offering 60 relaxing rooms, two large pools and spacious outside dining and bar areas, The Paradiso feels like the perfect getaway for the creative and youthful (by age or at heart).

The adult only hotel located in the Bay of San Antonio is only 10 minutes by water taxi to San Antonio itself where you can enjoy the bustling town full of restaurants, shops, bars and the famous sunset strip!

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The quirky venue also boats a glass walled bedroom named ‘The Zero Suite Project’ where you can actually spend the night for free, if you don’t mind everyone watching you that is! You also have to call for availability in advance.  https://paradisoibiza.com/zero-suite-project/

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Many events are held at The Paradiso including outdoor cinema nights and 80’s parties. Perfect for those looking for an alternative side to Ibiza’s nightlife.

 

Whether you’re recovering from the night before or preparing for the day ahead, their restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh breakfasts which will kick start your morning right!

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The Paradiso’s rooms are modern, fresh and very inviting with each one being named after a famous artist. It really is the perfect place to unwind whilst you’re on the island.

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To check available dates please visit https://paradisoibiza.com/bookings/

Formentera The gem of the Baleàric Islands – April 2018

Formentera the Caribbean of the Balearics

I love Formentera. I have never been to the Caribbean, but it is dubbed the ‘Caribbean of The Med’ and it’s clear to see why. With stunning turquoise waters, pure white sandy beaches, stretches of sea salt laden ‘glittering’ pathways perfect for bike riding and a view to die for, Formentera really is a gem in its own right.

It’s not the first time I’ve visited, and it most certainly wont be the last. Continue reading “Formentera The gem of the Baleàric Islands – April 2018”