Published: 11 June 2023

5 Health Benefits of a Spa Day

When life gets crazy and stress starts to creeps in, nothing beats the pure bliss of a spa day getaway... we're pleased to say it's not just an excuse for pure indulgence either, as there are some wonderful health benefits to a spa day! We've listed our top 5 benefits belwo to show you how a spa day can work wonders for your overall health and wellness.

Stress Relief
A spa day offers a much-needed break from the daily grind and provides a serene environment where you can unwind. The soothing ambiance, calming scents, and gentle music help melt away stress, leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Stress can take a toll on your general health, so by taking time to remove yourself from any stress, can help benefit your overall health.

If you're looking to melt away stress, we recommend our Drift Away - Relaxing Massage, 30 or 60 minute treatment. This deeply relaxing top-to-toe massage, formulated with a dreamy blend of Mediterranean essential oils including Frankincense, Lavender and Patchouli, is guaranteed to have you drifting away. This is the perfect treatment to soothe and calm frazzled nerves and wind down an active mind; tension and stress simply melts away…

Improved Physical Health
Spa treatments, such as massages, body scrubs and body wraps, offer numerous benefits for your physical well-being. Massages and body scrubs can help alleviate muscle tension, reduce pain, improve blood circulation, and promote better sleep. Treatments like facials and body wraps nourish your skin, leaving it glowing and revitalized.

If you're looking to benefit your physical health, we recommend our Work It Out Massage - Deep Muscle Massage, a 30 or 60 minute etoxifying, deep tissue massage that relieves fluid retention and works out tired, aching muscles. Using the ingenious WORK IT OUT detox massage oil including essential oils of Juniper, Lavender and Cypress. We begin with full body brushing to stimulate the circulation to improve lymph drainage. Then we perform a deep tissue, body-boosting massage with muscle-fitness techniques and movements to really give your muscles a work out!

Mental and Emotional Well-being
Taking time for self-care can also have a positive impact on your mental and emotional health. Enjoying a few hours in a serene enviroment can help reduce anxiety, relieve depression, and enhance your overall mood. Those 30 or 60 minutes set aside for a spa treatment is 30 or 60 minutes of your day where the pure focus is on relaxation, can provide a much-needed mental escape. Plus, during your spa experience, the soothing melodies and invigorating aromatherapy oils work in harmony to create an atmosphere that promotes mental and emotional balance. 

If you're looking to benefit your mental and emotional well-being, we recommend My Kinda Skin- Bespoke Prescriptive Facial, a 60 minute facial that allows you to rest and let us analyse your skin and prepare a tailored treatment just for you. Your facial includes a tailored face & décolleté massage plus a relaxing scalp massage. You will feel amazing and your skin will look so, so good.

Many spa facilities offer detoxifying treatments, such as sauna sessions, steam rooms or body wrap treatments. These all help flush out toxins from your body, improve circulation, and boost your immune system. Detoxifying spa treatments can leave you feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready to take on the world.

If you're looking to detoxify, we recommend our Go Figure - A Firming, Toning, Tightening Body Detox Treatment. This 60 minute treatment starts with lymphatic skin brushing techniques, followed by a targeted detox massage for hips, thighs & abs. Then a marine and earth mud wrap continues the good work before a friction, anti-cellulite rub. One treatment is fab, a course of six is amazing!

Self-Care and Self-Reflection
Spa days provide an opportunity to prioritize self-care and engage in self-reflection. It's a chance to disconnect from the outside world, slow down, and focus on your well-being. Whether you're enjoying a massage, warming your muscles in the sauna or simply lounging in a quiet space, a spa day allows you to reconnect with yourself, find inner peace, and foster a sense of self-love and acceptance.

Our Day Spa Packages (or Experiences as we call them), are time oriented, as opposed to treatment led. This means when you book a spa day with us, you will have time to relax and enjoy the spa's facilities plus indulging in a treatment or two to make your day complete. Meaning, you can tailor your spa day to how you feel on the day - no need to try and pre-guess what you'll feel like! 

Remember, self-care isn't selfish—it's essential. Book your escape today and immerse yourself in a range of luxurious treatments that will nourish your mind, body, and soul. Simply click here to find your nearest spa, and start your journey to ultimate relaxation and well-being today!

Published: 11 June 2023