Self-care is important and a spa day is the perfect way to unwind and pamper yourself. Whether you want to relax with your best friends or go on a little romantic getaway, here is our guide to the best spa days in Essex.
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa
Set in the beautiful Dedham Vale AONB just outside Colchester, Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa offer a large choice of fantastic spa day packages. From Girly Getaway and Mother-to-be, to Tranquillity and Sheer Indulgence, the spa has a range of treatments including facials, therapeutic massages, mud therapy and manis and pedis. All the packages at Stoke by Nayland’s Peake Spa include either an afternoon tea or lunch in the bistro, with a complimentary glass of Prosecco. You’ll also have access to an 18 metre indoor pool, sanarium, steam room, jacuzzi and concept shower.
Keeper’s Ln, Leavenheath, Colchester CO6 4PZ
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall
Milsoms Kesgrave Hall is a boutique hotel and restaurant outside of Ipswich, set in beautiful natural surroundings. The new spa will be launching in Spring 2020 and will have an outdoor deck area with a log burner, comfy lounge area and a hot tub. The spa will have double treatment rooms with a range of packages available, as well as an individual treatment menu. To get an idea of what to expect, Milsoms have an existing spa at Maison Talbooth in Dedham. It offers treatments such as manis and pedis, massages, tanning, facials, aromatherapy, waxing, reflexology and other holistic treatments.
Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 2PU
Greenwoods Hotel & Spa
Set in the English countryside, this beautiful 17th century manor house is an idyllic spa getaway. The Greenwoods Spa has a wide choice of spa days for men and women, ranging from various massages, body scrubs, facials and therapies, including hot stone therapy and ear candles. There are also beauty treatments like waxing and tinting. The spa benefits from a 20 metre indoor pool, jacuzzi hot tub, steam room, sauna, nail salon, relaxation area, hair salon and fitness suite. Head to the restaurant and lounge bar afterwards for freshly prepared dishes.
Stock Rd, Stock, Ingatestone CM4 9BE
Adonia Boutique Hammam Spa
Adonia Boutique Hammam Spa is a unique take on Essex spa days. A hammam ritual is based on ancient Moroccan beauty treatments which involve steam, exfoliation and cleansing of the skin in a luxury bathing experience. Adonia uses authentic Moroccan treatments in their range of holistic therapies including body massages, Indian head massages and reflexology treatments using aromatherapy, essential oils and natural clays and skincare products.
49/51 Hamlet Ct Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7EY
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel is set in 130 acres of picturesque grounds. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the range of spa days on offer, with 10 delightfully pampering packages. From couples spa days to spa evenings and afternoon tea, you’re bound to find something for you. Different treatments include facials, body massages, scrubs, masks, wraps, mani and pedis, mens treatments, and treatments for those going through or recovering from cancer and other illnesses. Lifehouse Spa & Hotel also boasts an indoor pool, sauna and steam room.
Frinton Rd, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea CO16 0JD
Stoke by Nayland Peake Spa
Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex, CO6
Tiptree Tea Room at The Barns
The Barns Tea Room, Cressing Temple, Witham Road, Braintree, Essex, CM77 8PD