Spa days. What could possibly be better than relaxing that tired body of yours in a sumptuous health spa? Your day will be filled with nothing more stressful than deciding whether to stay in the jacuzzi a little bit longer, or move on to the sauna. Spa and Pamper Days FAQs
• Spend the day relaxing at the Crowne Plaza Marlow • All day access to the water & fitness facilities • Includes a 55 minute massage or facial treatment • Don't forget to check out the outdoor hot tub!
• Indulgent spa day experiences at Swinton Park Hotel • A stunning modern spa in an equally stunning setting • All spa packages include a lunch at The Terrace • Treatments use Elemis and Bamford products
• Sign up to a girls only, fitness boot camp weekend • Various venues and dates around the country • A fun, exercise-filled bootcamp with no shouting! • Overnight accommodation, food & snacks all included
Anyone who craves a bit of relaxation time and pampering will love a spa day. It’s the sort of thing you never book for yourself, so when it’s given as a gift you lap up the chance to take time out for yourself.
Who it's not for
If you’re not keen on having treatments you can still go on a spa day, as we have packages that give you access to all the nice spa facilities without the beauty treatments.
Do you get access to facilities for the whole day?
Yes. This is what makes spa day vouchers such great value for money. In the vast majority of cases you are welcome to stay all day and make the most of the facilities. In the case of the smaller urban spas, you might be given a time slot where the spa is exclusively for you for a certain period of time.
What should I wear to visit a spa?
Generally, you’ll need to bring swimwear for your spa day. Some spa venues in the UK provide towels, robes and slippers for you to use, others make a small charge, or you may be required or prefer to bring your own. The full details on each spa page describes what is included with the price of your spa voucher.
I’ve never been to a spa before. What should I expect?
Now this is a good question. If you’ve never stepped foot in a spa before it can be quite a daunting thing to do. Where do you go? What happens? In essence, reception staff will welcome you and explain the facilities, where the changing rooms and so on. For a more detailed look into it, have a read of our ‘what to expect on a spa day’ blog article.
What are the membership cards all about?
These work in the same way that the ever-popular discount dining cards do. You have a card that’s valid for 12 months, which gives you discounts and deals at a range of spa and beauty venues around the UK. From a mani in Manchester, to a head massage in Hatfield, it’s all at a spa venue near you at discounted prices!
What is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy uses essential oils for your physical and emotional well-being. When you have an aromatherapy massage, a blend of essential oils chosen specifically for you is used on your skin whilst you are being massaged.
What is cryotherapy?
Cryotherapy is using skin cooling techniques to increase blood flow and help your body recover, revitalise and rejuvenate. Spas and salons offer cryotherapy as a holistic approach to well-being and your treatment involves stepping inside a cryotherapy chamber, which looks a bit like a tanning booth.
Are there any home spa treatment packages available?
We are constantly working with spa and health retreat providers to bring you spa days at venues around the UK, including businesses that offer to bring the spa treatment to you, be it office, home or wherever, so yes spas can come to you.
Are there different types of massage?
Yes. Everything from sports and deep tissue massages, to hot stone and Indian head massages are on the menu at spas around the country. Have a read of what each massage treatment involves and the health benefits, to help you decide which is best for you.
Can I make a day of it with meals included?
You sure can! We have full spa day packages with lunch and refreshments included to really make the most of your day of lounging around - and they’re often at posh hotels, which is nice!
Can you have afternoon tea with a pamper day deal?
We do indeed have spa day vouchers with a delicious afternoon tea included.
Are bootcamps different to spa days?
Yes. Bootcamps are hosted by personal trainers who work through a programme of exercise and relaxation throughout the day or days you are attending the course. It’s a great way to improve general fitness.
How long are spa day vouchers valid for?
Our standard validity period is one year. From time to time we may have special spa day deals at heavily discounted prices, where the vouchers expire sooner.
What sort of spas can I go to?
We have spa days at big international hotels, small boutique hotels, urban spa shops and beauty salons too. Facilities vary, with the larger spas boasting swimming pools, gyms and fitness rooms in addition to spa staples like saunas, hammans and jacuzzis.
Who can I take with me?
Whoever you like! Our most popular spa packages are for two people to enjoy a spa day together, be it with your Mum, your BFF or your other half.
Do all spa vouchers include treatments?
No. We have some great value spa vouchers that give you all day access to the facilities, so you can sit back, relax and just chill at your leisure, which is itself a rare thing these days. The relaxation lounges are just pure bliss!
Can you join in fitness classes on spa days?
In most cases yes. If there are classes running and spaces available, you’ll be able to join in that class. So bring your exercise gear if you fancy a session of spinning, yoga, pilates or circuits to name but a few.
Are spa days safe when pregnant?
Some spas are available to adapt treatments for women who are pregnant, or even offer a specific Mum to Be package. In general, saunas, hammans and jacuzzis are not recommended when pregnant. If you need any more help with this, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us by online chat, ‘phone or email.
Do you have spa days for men?
Spa days are not a female-only thing. Men can relax and be pampered too. Look out for specific spa packages for men and also couples’ spa days, where you can go and enjoy being pampered together.
Are there day spas near me?
Yes! You won’t have to travel far in the UK to find your ideal spa day. Whether it’s a fancy hotel in the country, a coastal retreat or an urban oasis, you will find your little corner of paradise. Current spa day locations include: