From manicures and pedicures to hot stone massages and steam rooms, we are blessed with some wonderful local spa facilities, just perfect for treating a loved one for Valentine’s or Mothers’ Day…
The Aquarias Spa
At Whatley Manor, Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB
The Aquarias Spa is a beautiful space in which to relax and feel restored. It boasts state-of-the-art facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, tepidarium, salt scrub showers, thermal cabins, wave sensory rooms and much more. Their Half Day Spa Experiences are available Monday to Thursday 9am – 1pm or 2pm – 6pm. Enjoy a serving of tea or coffee and biscuits in the spa lounge and a 60-minute treatment for £120 per person as well as full use of the facilities. Alternatively, the Couples Indulgence Day (£265 per person) offers exclusive pampering for two in the VIP Suite. Complete with its own hydrobath and unique treatments, the VIP Suite offers a highly luxurious experience and a light lunch for two (with a glass of champagne) in the spa lounge as part of the package.
For Mother’s Day any of the spa experiences would be perfect – the Ultimate Luxury Day (£235) allows you to choose two 60 minute treatments and includes a light lunch and use of the facilities. Take a look at the website for a list of the treatments available.
Aqua SANA SPA
At Center Parcs, Longleat, Warminster BA12 7PU
Aqua Sana spa in Longleat is known for its homely environment. The towering tops of Redwood trees can be seen from every angle, reminding you of the wonderful forest setting Treat yourself to the perfect combination of goodness and guilty pleasures with a ‘Saint & Sinner Spa Day for 2’ (from £55pp). Access the World of Spa from 9am-6pm, enjoy fruit skewers with a chocolate dip, make your way through the 15 different thermal experiences, and enjoy full use of the spa facilities, which include an outdoor heated spa pool and Japanese salt steam bath. You can extend your visit with one of their luxury Elemis or Decléor treatment for the ultimate of spa indulgences. This spa day is available Monday – Thursday until 25 February.
The Spa at Bowood
At Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Calne SN11 9PQ
When it comes to settings for a spa, few come more spectacular than Bowood, with its stunning estate views. From spa breaks to day packages and individual treatments, Bowood can help restore your physical and mental wellbeing.
Enjoy a range of luxury Sundari spa treatments and packages, including pamper packages, face and body treatments and Jessica manicures and pedicures: all designed with Indian philosophies from Ayurveda in mind. The Winter Afternoon Tea and Spa Package (£79 per person) is available until 31 March and would be a great option for either Valentine’s or Mother’s Day. Unwind in the Spa and enjoy a 30-minute treatment followed by a delicious Afternoon Tea accompanied by a glass of Prosecco. The package includes full use of the spa facilities and gymnasium along with the use of a robe, slippers and a fluffy white towel. Alternatively, Winter Radiance Spa Day (£110 for one, £200 for two) offers a warming hot drink and homemade cookie on arrival, full use of the spa facilities, a delicious light lunch and one 60 minute treatment or two 30 minute treatments of your choice as well as a fruit platter and glass of fizz or a fresh fruit smoothie. It is available Monday to Friday.
The Spa at Homewood Park
At Homewood Park Hotel & Spa, Abbey Lane, Freshford BA2 7TB
The Spa is set within its own gardens, surrounded by an original garden wall and herb garden. It offers some fantastic facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and heated outside swimming pool. The luxurious treatment menu promotes a mind, body and soul philosophy. Their Deluxe Valentine’s Spa Day costs £140 per person and includes a glass of champagne with chocolate and strawberries on arrival with either a total time out treatment for him or spa ritual for her, full use of spa facilities and a cream tea in either the lounge or restaurant. The Day is available until 29 February.
The Spa at Lucknam Park
At Lucknam Park Hotel, Colerne SN14 8AZ
Set within the estate’s 500-acres of parkland, The spa is a beautifully designed place incorporating wood, marble and glass to reflect the seasonal hues of the outdoors. It offers eight state-of-the-art therapy rooms, a range of rejuvenating and bespoke spa treatments and a stunning 20 metre indoor pool with indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy pool. You can unwind in one of five thermal cabins, a salt water plunge pool, experience showers and relaxation room and enjoy an altogether all-round ‘experience’. The Brasserie, which adjoins The Spa, offers a healthy option menu, and is the perfect place to enjoy a meal following a day of pampering. The Twilight Spa option (£75 per person) is available Monday to Friday, 5:45pm – 9pm, and includes use of robe and slippers and 1 x 30 minute treatment of your choice from an Express Manicure, Express Pedicure, Blissful Back Massage or Hydra Express Facial. The full range of spa days is available on the website.
The Garden Spa
At The Bath Priory, Weston Road, Bath BA1 2XT
The Garden Spa boasts four tranquil treatment rooms, including a dual treatment suite overlooking the gardens, a Mediterranean inspired indoor pool, heated outdoor pool, elliptical steam pod, sauna and fitness suite. The Garden Spa Hideaway is a great option for Mother’s Day and Easter – it includes a 30-minute treatment from a choice of massage, facial or mani/pedicure, a cream tea at The Pantry and full use of the luxurious spa facilities including indoor heated pool, sauna and steam room. Offer available at £70 per person from Monday to Friday 1.30pm – 4.15pm with cream tea served at 4.15pm.
The Halcyon Spa
At Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa, Warminster, BA12 9HH
The spa at the Bishopstrow offers a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Their team of professional and dedicated therapists will enhance your treatment experience and the facilities are fantastic, and include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, relaxation suite, sauna, steam room, whirlpool, monsoon shower, mud therapy room and four therapy rooms. A wonderful gift for Valentine’s is a Time Back Spa Day. The day includes a relaxing Elemis taster facial and back, neck & shoulder massage, a delicious 2 course lunch, full use of all the spa facilities and use of luxurious robes, slippers and towel for the day. Normally £125, this is now just £79 per person! The Spa Day must be taken between 22 February and 23 March and is available from Monday –Thursday.
Woolley Grange Spa
At Woolley Grange Hotel, Bradford on Avon BA15 1TX
Bucking the trend of traditional, adult-only hotel spas, Woolley Grange is home to a unique, family-friendly spa, with facilities for all ages. Their spa is a relaxed, family-friendly environment housed in a contemporary oak-timber building that blends into the Bath stonewall of the kitchen garden. Through the full-length glass windows, the view of their walled garden from the pool is breathtaking.
Their zoned areas still offer a relaxing, tranquil environment in which adults can unwind with a range of pampering treatments; from massages to manicures, body wraps, facials and more. Yet they also encourage children to make the most of the swimming pool and spa facilities. The Taster Spa (£55) allows you to enjoy a 30 minute treatment followed by use of the spa facilities and two hours of complimentary play time in the Woolley Bears Den for your children. It makes a lovely treat for a loved one.