Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just an ordinary day, treat your loved one to a luxury spa break to remember. From European health resort’s to country retreats, Grifco has something for everyone…
Luxury spa and Thalassotherapy on the Athenian Riviera with Divani Apollon Palace and Thalasso…
Located in the heart of the Athenian Riviera with its emerald water, sandy coves and exclusive resorts, Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso offers striking views over the sparkling Gulf of Aegina, providing the perfect location for a Mother’s Day break.
The timeless Greek traditions of wellness and balance of body and spirit are revived at the award-winning wellbeing centre, spread over 3,500sq metres and offering not only one of the biggest spas in Europe but also the biggest Thalassotherapy centre in Greece, and the only one in Athens. Thalassotherapy, from the ancient Greek thalasso meaning ‘sea’ and therapia meaning ‘treatment’, uses the healing properties of the sea and marine environment to enhance health and wellbeing.
There are a range of luxurious rooms and suites to enjoy, two swimming pools, private beach, and a variety of restaurants including waterside dining at the Mythos by Divani restaurant, specialising in fresh seafood and sushi dishes. The area around the hotel also offers a range of tours and excursions, including fashionable Glyfada and the archaeological site of Sounion which boasts some of the most beautiful sunsets over the Aegean Sea.
Beat the Winter Blues at New Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews
Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, opened to the public for the first time this January 2018 and offers a range of bathing experiences designed to increase mood and boost energy levels during the colder months. Bathing treatments include a relaxing, 90-minute Sok Overflowing Bath, which involves floating in a continually over-flowing bath tub filled with seaweed, or a Lavender Rain treatment whereby warm rain pours down from the Kohler Custom Vichy shower.
Rudding Park Spa, Harrogate, Launches Star Bathing
From 1st January 2019, guests looking to de-stress and reconnect with the natural world will be able to soak under the stars at Rudding Park Spa, with night-time access to the warming waters of the Spa Bath and Hydrotherapy Pool.
On a clear night, Rudding Park’s new Rooftop Spa telescope will provide guests with magical, wide-field views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies, planets and the Moon.
On a clear night, Rudding Park’s new Rooftop Spa telescope will provide guests with magical, wide-field views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies, planets and the Moon. Guests booking a Roof Top Starlight Spa Experience will receive a glass of Prosecco and access rooftop spa and garden where they can relax and bathe under the stars in the warming waters of the outdoor Spa Bath or Hydrotherapy Pool.
Leodore Falls Hotel & Spa, Borrowdale Valley
Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa is one of seven award-winning hotels under the Lake District Hotels collection, owned and run by the Graves family. Nestled in the heart of the Lake District’s beautiful Borrowdale Valley, the luxury hotel recently underwent a £10m redevelopment, including a new state-of-the-art destination spa. The Falls Spa offers guests a cosy, Scandi-inspired retreat from which to harness the healing powers of nature, and a 16-meter outdoor infinity-edge vitality pool, one of the largest in the country, with neck jets, and underwater loungers.
The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Bath
The Gainsborough Bath Spa is well-renowned as the most exclusive spa retreat in the country thanks to its famed Spa Village. The hotel has the exclusive privilege of having access to the natural thermal, mineral-rich waters, which can be enjoyed alongside the many treatments on offer. The dining experience at The Gainsborough restaurant is also not to be missed. Exquisite cuisine inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients can be enjoyed in a sophisticated yet informal environment.
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland, Europe’s Leading Wellbeing & Medical Health Resort, is delighted to announce that its much-loved Grand Hotel Quellenhof will undergo an extensive refurbishment in early 2019, to coincide with the resort’s 150th anniversary in July 2019. Michelin Star Sven Wassmer will be the Executive Chef for a new gastro launch at Grand Hotel Quellenhof. At the young age of 31, Sven has already established himself as a leader in the industry.
Nana Princess, Crete – The Royal Wellness Club
The Royal Wellness Club offers an unrivalled wellness experience, with over 1,400m² of luxurious facilities and Greece’s only Spa System by Starpool, an innovative way of using the wet spa facilities to achieve wellbeing and contentment. The skilled therapists use Germaine de Capuccini products for targeted treatments and therapies, offering immediate and long-lasting results. Treatments vary from anti-aging facials and Mediterranean candlelight massages, to Aemotio ritual treatments and Nuvola body treatments.