A popular spa, which opened just one year ago, has just been crowned the best in the region. Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest has been named best spa in the East Midlands and East at the eighth annual Good Spa Guide Awards which was held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Tuesday, November 13. The regional awards of the night went to the most highly-rated spas in each area based on reviews, ratings and audits. Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest opened its new forest spa site to guests in April last year - the result of a two-year project and more than £3 million investment. The award was collected by Kay Pennington, group spa manager, alongside Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest manager Karen Whittaker and group leisure manager Sue Goddard. Kay Pennington said: “We’re absolutely delighted that Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest has won best spa in the East Midlands and East at the Good Spa Guide 2018 Awards. "The new forest spa concept has been extremely well received and we’ve had amazing … [Read more...] about This spa has been named the best in the East Midlands!
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As the temperature begins to drop and the evenings get longer, the idea of hiding away in a steaming sauna or plonking yourself in a bubbling jacuzzi becomes more and more inviting. Luckily for us, Surrey is home to a number of luxurious spas offering everything from massages and facials to top of the range health and leisure facilities. A spa day promises to leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle the changing of the season. On that note, the Good Spa Guide is currently taking votes for its Good Spa Guide Awards 2018, and a number of spas in and around Surrey are in the running. Read More Pamper yourself in Surrey We have listed the nominated spas below for you to consider visiting ahead of the awards ceremony on November 13. Best for Customer Service Pennyhill Park, Bagshot Expect five star luxury with unrivalled facilities including eight indoor and outdoor pools (one with underwater music), a thermal heaven heat experience and treatments that are just as … [Read more...] about 9 Surrey spas nominated for Good Spa Guide award
December is an alluring time to travel in search of much-needed warmth. There is something of an air of extravagance to the idea of being abroad for Christmas, shunning turkey bones and dirty plates for Santa hats on the beach – and with the school holidays also appearing as part of the equation, the thought of seeing your children swap sleet and 3pm darkness for paddling and sunsets will always be tempting. Of course, you tend to pay a premium for holidays in the festive period – but with the Caribbean slowly coming out of its hurricane season and into full swing, this is a cost worth considering. To find more great destinations for December, or for other months of the year, try The Heatseeker, our interactive online tool Or browse our collection of the best last minute holidays and winter sun getaways. 19-24C 1. Auckland New Zealand’s biggest city is the king of the country’s North Island – a busy metropolis which stands in contradiction to the idea that … [Read more...] about The 15 best destinations for December sun
CORNWALL has clotted cream, pasties… and now the country’s best holiday camp too. Landal Gwel an Mor nabbed the top prize at this year’s VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. The park is within walking distance of the sandy Portreath beach, with many of the lodges featuring private hot tubs and log burners. Guests can also make use of the onsite spa, indoor swimming pool, tennis court, fitness suite and free high speed wifi, wildlife centre and Mediterranean restaurant. For active customers, there is a fishing lake, archery, fencing, a soft play centre, a golf course and a croquet lawn. They can also opt for added extras during their holiday, including champagne and canapes in their cabin, handmade chocolates, daily breakfast packs and picnic hampers. A recent addition is a collection of eco lodges, available to both buy and rent. Prices start from £428 for a week in a six person cabin this May. The awards also recognised England’s best hotel, B&B, guided … [Read more...] about VisitEngland’s best holiday park, hotel, Bed and Breakfast and tourist attractions of 2018
An expert guide into the top places and cities to visit in France and the best places to stay, in locations including Paris, Marseille, Nice, Cote d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon, Dordogne, Cannes and Monaco. Provence Provence nourishes a spectrum of expectations like no other European region. There is the sensual promise furnished by olive trees and lavender, the warmth, the light and the drinking of rosé under the stars. This life may be as sweet as a maiden’s smile. Then there’s the vigour. The place is forever sending you up mountains, kayaking along rivers, jumping off rocks, cycling vertically; on the go non-stop with barely time for selfies. Provence does relaxation better too. This is the continent’s most cultivated playground and has been since the Romans sprinkled theatres about the place and Avignon’s medieval popes attracted the world’s greatest artists. Provence remains overwhelmingly Provençal, its villages held together by family and … [Read more...] about The 17 best destinations in France