With Valentines Day fast approaching, it’s time for a little relaxation rather than panicking. These top Wellness Spas are perfect for a complete body detox and a carefree mind with you and your partner.
Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus
Luxury in Cyprus awaits you here. Of course, as Hero and Leander we love a good Greek legend story. It is said that Aphrodite herself rose from the sea in front of this hotel. The reason? Well it’s the most beautiful place on the earth, befitting the very Goddess of Love herself. The Retreat Spa within the resort boasts 27 treatment rooms, a health club, Greco-Roman heat rooms and a pool. There’s even a health juice bar to continue your pampering together. Aphrodite Hills is also a great stop for families, with a host of entertaining activities for the kids whilst you’re enjoying a pampering.
For the weekend of the 10th February, Aphrodite Hills is offering two nights in a rose-strewn Deluxe Room from £200, including a candle lit dinner with champagne and a rose, and champagne breakfast the following morning. To book or for more information visit www.aphroditehills.com
Santani in Sri Lanka
An incredible spa experience in Sri Lanka. The ultimate in luxury romance? A beautiful country. Why not treat yourselves to an unforgettable wellness spa experience alongside lush green hills? You’ll be staying within the 20 room accommodations called Ambalas. Translating as ‘place of rest’. OK, you’re surely onto a winner here, right?
Santani offers you soul-lifting treatments that allow you to re-boot and build internal strength. Compliment this with a range of activities to boost your fitness levels. Reconnect with one another. Reach a new level of consciousness, and experience a bespoke wellness experience.
Group yoga ensures that you have an opportunity to reset head to toe. Follow with a calming salt water pool dip and a guided hike, make this a one of kind Valentine’s experience.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Santani from £2,540pp. Price includes accommodation, full-board, with a spa programme, return flights and transfers.
Pine Cliffs in Portugal
Having recently been awarded ‘World’s Leading Luxury Leisure Resort’ and ‘Best Spa Resort’, Pine Cliffs in the Algarve knows a thing or two about relaxing you. The Serenity Spa offers wonderful couples treatments, perfect for Valentines Day. Why not choose between a Dreamtime Journey experience with pure essential oils, a marma massage and a soothing face therapy. Or the energy recover treatment that ensures adrenal function in kept to a maximum. For those looking at the ultimate experience here then book the Aurum Suite that’s designed to spoil you and your partner in a private suite with sauna, Jacuzzi, experience shower and a double treatment room. Of course it’s topped off with champagne and fresh fruits.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 6 nights at Pine Cliffs from £1,920pp. Price includes full board, with a spa programme, return flights and transfers.
Les Grandes Alpes, Courcheval
Stunning mountain landscapes. Crisp blue skies against pristine white snow. What a romantic way to spend the 14th February. So as a way to welcome in the month of love Les Grandes Alpes Private Hotel is offering couples a four night Valentines Valet. A chalet inspired suite alongside 5 star services will ensure that you have need taken care of. Upon returning from a day of skiing, guests can take advantage of Le Bizan for dinner, Courcheval’s original Japanese restaurant. Executive Chef Paolo Bianchi has created a five course meal to enjoy after a fun day on the slopes. Finish the day with a drink at Bellini’s Bar. Then of course, the main feature for this article is the hotel’s Spa by Valmont where you’ll be pampered to you and your partner’ hearts content. There’s a heated pool indoors as well as a sauna and steam room. Leave your modern day stresses at the door and relieve your body after a day of exercise.
Prices for the Valentines Valet package start from €6,355 per person for a four night stay in a one bedroom suite for two people. The package includes a dedicated Valentine’s Valet throughout stay, daily breakfast, fresh fruit, fresh flowers and rose petals on the bed, chocolate and champagne on arrival, aperitif for two in Bellini’s Bar, dinner for two in Le Bizan restaurant including a five course tasting menu, a 30 minute horse drawn carriage rid and a 2 hour personal shopper experience in the luxury boutiques of Courchevel.
For more information please visit http://grandesalpes.com/.
Borgo Egnazia in Italy
The Italian dream is real within this 5* resort in Puglia, Italy. Spoil your partner at the candle lit VAIR spa that offers a trio of three spa treatments ensuring that you leave fully refreshed. There’s also a rejuvenating salt water massage that you can opt for. All products used are made in Italy, that all adds to the seduction of this 2000sqm space. The hotel itself is surrounded by ancient olive groves of the Itria valley and is but a stone throw away from the crystal blue waters of the Adriatic sea.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 2 nights at Borgo Egnazia from £1,170pp. Price includes breakfast, with a spa programme, return flights and transfers.
Karkloof Safari Spa in South Africa
Stress relief is typically thought of as being in a spa, having a treatment or soaking in a pool. However, it can also deeply depend on your surroundings. At Karkloof, it’s not only the spa that relaxes you, but beautiful and amazing wildlife and scenery. Think spa hydrotherapy and Roman baths after a day’s safari witnessing Africa’s unique wildlife in their home environment. For those outdoorsy type couples, this is surely an incredible, once in a lifetime experience. You’ll be feeling so relaxed that we doubt you will want to leave for home at all.
Health and Fitness Travel (0203 397 8891 healthandfitnesstravel.com) offers 7 nights at Karkloof Safari Spa from £4,650pp. Price is all-inclusive, with a spa programme, return flights and transfers.