5 Reasons to Take a Spa Break

23/12/19

After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, it's time to start focusing on some 'me' time. So if you feel like you are in need of a break, you're not alone. For most of us January is the time we start to think about booking a holiday. And if you've been dreaming of a relaxing spa escape, it turns out that instead of being an indulgence, it could actually be exactly what the doctor ordered. A mood-boosting body overhaul is the ideal way to give yourself a fresh start for 2020. And you don't have to go far to find spa bliss - Jersey's top-rated spa destinations, foodie hotspots and scenic island surroundings will put you in the perfect frame of mind. Here are 5 reasons why booking that spa break is a good idea.

 

#1 Taking a break means you're more likely to return to your family responsibilities feeling refreshed and relaxed

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Treatment suite at The Club Spa

Seen enough of the family over the festive season? Booking a quiet break away, just the two of you, will get everything back on track. Taking some time out to relax together with a schedule of spa treatments is the best way to recover after the rush of Christmas and New Year.

Best to book: Winter Warmer Spa Day at The Club Spa

Package includes a choice of three treamtments with a total treatment time of 1.5 - 2 hours for £85 per person not including accommodation.

 

#2 It'll boost your mood (and your immunity) 

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The heated vitality pool at Spa Sirène

If the winter blues have been getting to you, then relaxing in a warm spa and having a massage is guaranteed to boost your serotonin levels. The new crop of spa therapies focus on wellbeing as well as body conditioning, and will leave you feeling calmer, clearer and happier - and ready to face a brand new year.

The stunning spa at The Royal Yacht Hotel have remarkable facilities including a heated vitality pool, Swedish sauna, aromatherapy steam room, salt steam therapy, and experience showers. For the more energetic they have a fully equipped gym or simply relax in the luxury Jacuzzi with hydrotherapy and take some time out in our tranquil rest room with thermal couches.

Best to book: The Super Spa Package at Spa Sirene.

This package includes:

  • Use of Spa facilities, including Gym
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Table d’Hote dinner for two
  • One 75 minute spa treatment per person

From £179.00 per person (based on two sharing in a Gold Double or Twin Room)

 

#3 A spa retreat can kick-start a healthier lifestyle

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The pool at Ayush Wellness Spa, Hotel de France

Is a healthier lifestyle one of your New Year's resolutions? A spa break can be one of the best ways to break the cycle and begin a new healthier approach to life.  The five night Rebalancing Retreat package at Ayush Wellness Spa includes a personalised consultation with their Ayurvedic physician and five days of treatments to get you back in balance.

Or, enjoy a range of indulgent treatments at Longueville Manor's boutique spa The Cottage Garden. The spa takes its name from the tranquil surroundings and nearby Victorian kitchen garden, the spa embodies the purity of the location, the unique setting and the philosophy of all that is Longueville Manor. Many of the therapies and treatments are fruit and herb based and complete a unique circle of relationships between the kitchen gardener, the chef and the therapist. Try treatments from local skincare brand Manomara or the exclusive de Mamiel "Skin Saviour" Facial.

Best to book: Ayush Wellness Spa's Rebalancing Retreat or a the Midweek Break at Longueville Manor

  

#4 Taking time off work helps you to feel re-energised

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The sea view swimming pool at L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa

If getting back to an overflowing inbox and a desk piled with things to do fills you with dread, then a weekend spent with nothing more to do than lounge in a spa and stroll on the beach will be the break you need to get your mind back in focus. Start your days with a swim in the sea view pool and jacuzzi at L'Horizon or with an indulgent Caudalie treatment at St Brelade’s Bay Hotel Spa then clear your mind with an energising cliff top walk along Jersey’s beautiful coastline. You'll feel better in no time.

 

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Treatment room at St Brelade's Bay Hotel Spa

Best to book: The seafront L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa and St Brelade's Bay Hotel Spa 

 

#5 It's a great way to spend time with friends

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The relaxation room at Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

Has it been too long since you spent some time with your best friends? Get everyone together for a girls' spa weekend away and you can enjoy a bit of relaxation in the spa and catch up over cocktails in the Champagne Lounge.

Best to book: Grand Jersey is the perfect spot for some five star spa pampering. 

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