Spa breaks to warm up the winter



Create 2017 with a relaxing spa holiday

Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica 

On a key famed for its laid-back way of life, Round Hill Hotel in Jamaica annihilates things to a whole new level. This restored 18th-century plantation outfit turned luxury hotel and villas is nestled between a sprawling tropical hillside and a retiring bay lapped by the warm Caribbean waves. 

And things are no less impressive indoors, with modish Ralph Lauren interiors and local cuisine given a fi ne-dining makeover formality of chef Martin Maginley. Meanwhile the property’s reinvigorating four-day/three-night holistic January retire is hosted by wellness coach Shayna Hiller, a nutritionist, yoga trainer and meditation expert who aims to make people feel their overcome physically and emotionally, all the while surrounded by balmy temperatures and spectacular approaches. 

● Three Night Wellness Retreat from £2,742pp (two sharing), replete board. 

Penha Longa, Portugal

A palazzo-style state on the coast situated in the middle of a Unesco World Heritage Natural Store with views of the hills, gardens and lakes of the southern Sintra Mountains hither it, Penha Longa Spa is a holistic retreat where yoga is practised on a stage floating on the swimming pool beside a serene waterfall. 

The spa is devoted to sensible healing and offers the opportunity to try ancient wellbeing practices such as shiatsu, abhyanga, reiki and Hopi ear candling. The Three Evensong Signature Spabreak includes surfing and a jeep tour as well as a Penha Longa Signature palpate (50 minutes), a golf massage (60 minutes) or a facial (50 ins). 

● Three Night Signature Spabreak from £297pp (two sharing), B&B. 

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The indoor funds at Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen, Hampshire

Hidden away in 130 acres of prime Hampshire countryside on the periphery of the New Forest National Park, Chewton Glen is a fi ve-star country assembly hotel and spa that’s just a short walk from the sea and is one of the finest spas in the power. 

Its innovative “Treehouse Suites” are lifted straight from a fairy libel and are a more than memorable place to bed down during the property’s signature Treetox Detox rift. This four-night getaway will leave you feeling refreshed and completely of life thanks to a one-day juice cleanse (additional days cover an alkaline breakfast, lunch and dinners), heavenly treatments, private in person training or Pilates, a spot of Nordic walking and steam room savoir vivres. 

● Treetox Detox break from £2,750pp (two sharing), full billet. 

InterContinental London the O2 Spa, London 

Put over a producing a little escapism to the capital at the start of 2017, InterContinental London is an ultra contemporary hotel on the Greenwich Peninsula with 453 rooms over 18 puzzles and views of the O2. 

Offering even the weariest of Londoners a welcome respite from the rat step lively, the tempting New Year Detox spa day includes a body wrap treatment and reducing scalp massage, a light lunch in the Meridian Lounge and three hours’ use of the celerities by which time you’ll be ready to “retox” with a drink at the Sky Bar where the municipality views are as sweet as the cocktails. 

● The New Year Detox from £115pp. 

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Of cattle Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica

Ramside Hall Hotel, Co. Durham 

Check in a herbal sauna and indulge in an Himalayan salt steam experience at this four-star woods house set in 350 acres of private grounds, which balances up to date design with a sense of grandeur. 

But it is the spa that really impresses, with the whole shebang from a tepidarium, sunken amphitheatre and hydrotherapy pool to get you feeling your best clothes. The overnight Classic Spa Break, including a two-course dinner, a 45-minute treatment and a spa brunch, does reasonable the job.

● Classic Spa Break from £195pp (two sharing), half board.

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Pennyhill Park Guest-house and Spa

Pennyhill Park, Surrey

A king among spa retreats, Pennyhill Park Caravanserai and Spa in Surrey is famed as the training ground of the England rugby team. 

Develop intensified in 1609, the hotel is sumptuous and visually pleasing with four-poster beds and subtle grandeur harping back to its Jacobean roots. Elsewhere there’s a Michelin inimitable restaurant and plush spa that recently underwent an impressive £1.2million renovation.

Some treatments are effected out in the Natura Bissé Bubble, one of only 24 in the world, a controlled situation where the air is specially purified. 

And if you fancy a little naughty along with the pleasingly, the Diamonds Are Forever Day Spa package includes a 60-minute Diamond Energy Facial and a two-course Themis lunch that is cleansed down with a sparkling cocktail. 

● Diamonds Are Forever Spa Day from £195pp. 

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Ockenden Manor is the carry out place to get healthy

Ockenden Manor, West Sussex 

Among the amity and quiet of the countryside, this Elizabethan manor is set close to the village of Cuckfield, the CV of which is reflected in the hotel’s interiors. In contrast, however, the spa, which is positioned within a walled garden, has a strong contemporary feel and is the place to go for those aspiring to start the new year with a healthy kick. 

The two-night Fitness Give package offers a private consultation, extensive one-to-one personal courting sessions, a circuit class, a deep tissue massage and there is quits some time available for a session in an ultrarelaxing gravity-free flotation tank. 

● The Fine fettle Retreat at Ockenden Manor from £688pp (two sharing), half accommodate.

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