GIVING THE GIFT OF 'ME TIME' - FINDING THE PERFECT SPA PAMPER EXPERIENCE GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS
In our consumer driven world, finding unique gifts is something that we all struggle with. But there’s one thing that people aren’t frivolous enough with: taking time out. We are huge advocates of enjoying some ‘me time’, and everyone knows somebody that deserves a break from the treadmill that is life! With the plethora of spa vouchers, offers, pamper days available, it can all get a little overwhelming trying to choose find The One, so we’ve done the hard work for you.
We’re proud to work with some incredible independent, creative and truly unique spas - over 500 internationally, in fact! But there wouldn't be a Christmas spin if we called it the the 500+ spas of Christmas...
So here’s a look at 12 great spa facilities, with our pick of the treatments, too. These guys are full of quirks, incredible service and will promise to deliver a truly memorable experience - the perfect Christmas pamper gift for your girlfriend, wife, husband - or even a tested teacher! Finding The Perfect Spa Pamper Gift Experience here...
For Prosecco Pampering - Lifehouse Hotel & Spa
Head to Lifehouse Hotel & Spa for the ultimate girl’s weekend away. With Book the Prosecco & Pamper Spa day - with a Natural Spa Factory facial, 24 hours of spa luxury including dinner, and an overnight stay for £179.50. Set within English Heritage gardens, and with a truly thorough thermal journey, the only danger is that 24 hours in the spa isn't going to be enough..!
For The Explorer - Rudding Park Hotel & Spa
Discover something new at Rudding Park - winner of best newcomer at the Good Spa Guide Awards in November. Indulge in a detoxing Rasul experience using our finest hand harvested mud from the Austrian alps – a perfect new year detox to look forward to once the indulgences of December are over. Prices start at just £30 pp for non-residents.
For Mums To Be - Ribby Village Hotel & Spa
The Spa at Ribby Village have taken great care to create spa experiences suitable for Every Body. Reward tired expectant mums with a Bumps a daisy pregnancy pamper package, designed to care for mum & bump. Using the Bumps a Daisy collection, designed for pregnancy, which uses a flurry of rose wood, ho wood, neroli & sweet orange to soothe tired, stretched and irritated skin. Give the gift of 90 minutes of pure pregnancy pampering, finished with a mocktail. Prices from £90 per person (including bump).
For Surf Lovers - The Dovecote at Trefloyne Manor
It’s no secret that we love a good day in the surf, and the Pembroke coast is one of our top surf spots. Near to the beautiful Manorbier beach is the charming Trefloyne Manor. In the recently launched treatment facility, they’ve devised a collection of bespoke treatments in the new spa zone, Dovecote Naturally. Our pick after a day in the surf is the detoxing & remineralising green tea, red tea & white tea body wrap to nourish weather beaten skin and leave you with the ultimate winter hygge feeling. You'll be ready for a lazy dinner in the Cwtch afterwards... just make sure you drink plenty of water before attempting a well deserved G&T.
For Country Lovers - Coniston Estate
The Coniston Estate is set in 1400 acres of rolling Yorkshire dales – and there really is something for Every Body. The perfect Christmas experience gift to try off roading, falconry, clay pigeon shooting, fishing – or, of course, you can surrender to the award winning spa. Our spa recommendation? Try the Coniston Signature Facial – a detoxing & brightening Illuminate facial in a range especially created in partnership between Natural Spa Factory and the Coniston Estate.
A quick warning: one day there will not be enough!
For Weather-Beaten Cornish Coasteering - The Headland Hotel
You might recognise the impressive yet imposing clifftop Gothic mansion that perches on a Cornish Clifftop - the Headland Hotel was where Roald Dahl's The Witches was filmed - and we love it.
Spend two nights hiding away from those ferocious Cornish storms and bitter beach winds, with a luxury 3 course meal in the recently launched Samphire restaurant, and a Natural Spa Factory treatment. After a bracing walk along the north Cornwall coast, indulge in the Winter Sparkle package in the spa.
For Equestrianites - Stapleford Park
One of the most unique facilities we work with, the spa at Stapleford is housed in the 1899 Baroque Revival Stable range. Beautiful stalls are still standing, with rustic terracotta flooring, whilst a warm welcome in the hayloft awaits. Try the Stapleford Bliss spa treatment – evolving with the seasons, experience a seasonal full body buff and a warm oil massage. From £50. If the spa isn't for you, there's also a plethora of countryside pursuits or the championship golf course to unleash the irons.
For Families - Ufford Park
The child friendly, family owned Ufford Park Spa Hotel is home to a championship golf course – as well as a highly commended Spa. Kick the kids on to the golf course, and try the spa experience of the month, which in December is the Winter SPArkle experience – from £35, which includes a decadent full body treatment.
For The Gift Of The Gab - The Spa at the Kingsley
Of course – there’s only one place: The Spa at the Kingsley. Nestled on the banks of the River Lee in Cork, the Spa at the Kingsley deliver Tatler-Award winning treatments. Once you’ve mooched around Cork, and have of course kissed the Blarney Stone (rumoured to give the kisser the gift of the gab, of course!), nestle in to the spa and try a winter warmer Natural Spa Factory treatment. We’re in love with the detoxing & brightening Vanilla & Charcoal Winter blazer, with our winter berry charcoal scrub & sweet vanilla cream wrap. Perfect spa pampering for anyone looking for a spa day in Cork.
For Animal Lovers - Tewkesbury Park Hotel
The award winning Tewkesbury Park Hotel has recently undergone a huge refurbishment, and is proudly pet friendly – so, if you can’t bare to parted from your four legged friend for a night, this is the place to be. With luxury memory foam mattresses (for both you & pooch!), dog friendly rooms that open on to open green space – and even the resident canine friend, Puddle, to welcome you. You can of course also indulge in some luxury pampering in the Spa – try the Afternoon Glow spa day including a Natural Spa factory treatment, afternoon tea & a glass of bubbles.
If you'd like any more recommendations on searching for a spa day near you, or would like to know more about our partner spas, please get in touch with us - we'd love to help you find the perfect gift for a spa lover this Christmas!: email@example.com