Traditionally located near natural hot springs, spas provide
a range of services that include skin treatments, herbal therapy,
and physical fitness activities as well has healthy eating facilities
and education. Some all-inclusive packages can be bought for
day spas (a whole day of pampering), weekend spa breaks (where
one can reside in the lodging and use its facilities) or more
unusual resorts found in spa towns. Thus whether it is a visit
or vacation you need, there is something you can customise to
your preferences in your location of choice, from the world over.
Weight loss is a common objective of attending spa programs
and indulging in their pampering. Many spas have experienced
nutrition counsellors who can devise diet plans based on individual
evaluations and prescribe a weight loss program that can quite
likely be based on the fitness classes/therapies available in
the spa itself.
Another popular service is the massage, of which numerous varieties
exist. It involved the manoeuvring of soft tissue for physical
or psychological relief, and a range of methods and settings
can be used in terms of massage tables, beds, chairs and oils,
scents and herbs. Salt is a common ingredient as well.
Among females in particular, some salon-esque treatments are
of great demand. These include waxing, body wraps, nail care
Various types of packages are on offer, ranging from a hen weekend
break to corporate and individual breaks. The majority of spas
are parts of hotels but individual corporations exist as well,
often found in town centres or residential lodgings.
If you are looking for spa
breaks in the UK The Celtic Manor
Resort offers two spars which offer the ideal escape from the
stresses and strains of everyday life. Based just outside Newport
Most venues have a casual dress code, meaning that all visitors
can feel free to wear their gym clothing or spa robes around
the venue, even at meals. However in the main hotel area (if
there is one), more appropriate clothing is preferred. The typical
spa break will have a set variety of treatments included in the
package price but additional services and treatments can be booked,
in advance if possible to avoid disappointment. Men and couples
are also frequent users, though not as much as women. Exclusive
treatments for men are not uncommon and allow for a well-needed
break from the stresses of everyday life. The minimum age for
most treatments and entry into the spa itself is 16, but this
does not exclude children from staying in the hotel even if they
are not eligible to take advantage of the treatments offered.
Spa breaks abroad provide an even wider experience, allowing
for a cultural adventure coupled with a more diverse variety
of treatments based on developments in the country’s industry.
For example the Eucalyptus Steam Bath in The Bahamas. Other popular
locations include Barbados, Bangkok, Maldives, Miami and Tobago,
where not only can one lay back and relax but also learn a new
thing or two about health and beauty with some of the classes
that can be taken up.
Escaping the stresses and monotony of everyday is best enjoyed
with luxury treatments to ease the mind and make oneself feel
refreshed and special.