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If you’re looking for a pure spa experience, you are
A hotel spa has a lot more to do with pampering, and of
looking for a destination spa. A sanctuary for spa
course they are very good places to have an overnight
aficionados, a destination spa is designed to spoil you in
spa break. They tend to be a little bit of a mix of dedicated
the utmost luxury.
spa and leisure, depending on the hotel itself. They are
perfect for romantic breaks, time out with friends, and
Focusing on an all-encompassing approach to wellness,
some allow for the flexibility to have the children with
a destination spa holiday will provide you with a
you if they have creche or family friendly facilities.
comprehensive healthy holiday programme that includes
spa treatments, physical fitness activities, holistic
exercise classes, wellness lectures and healthy cuisine.
These personalised programmes, often referred to as
retreats, focus on a specific purpose (detoxification,
A leisure venue tends to have a lot of facilities such as a
swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and offer treatments, but
they are not a specialised spa.
weight loss, stress relief, etc.) and are an excellent way to
make a major, long term change to improve your health
Basically, a destination spa’s sole purpose is to help you
lead a healthier lifestyle through spa treatments, lots of
exercise, and educational programming.
These are spas within hotel environments. While
destination spas prioritise pampering while offering
accommodation, guests at hotel spas are less likely to
stay simply to enjoy the spa alone - rather, it’s simply
a fantastic additional facility to enjoy. These spas often
Often the most cost effective, leisure venues are great
for first time spa goers as they’re not too expensive and
yet provide a relaxing environment and a good range of
However, it is probable that pools will be busier than at
more specialised venues. Children’s swimming lessons
may take place, so it’s worthwhile being savvy with the
timings of your day. Check any swimming times before
you go, book your treatment for those periods, and if
you want to avoid them entirely, then it’s best to visit
them outside weekends, half terms and school holidays.
appeal to those who would like to combine a spa visit
with other holiday activities.