PAMPERING SPA-BREAKS FROM PREMIER COTTAGES
Premier Cottages (www.premiercottages.co.uk) promises to help holidaymakers get 2016 off to a pampering start with a selection of enticing spa breaks. Perfect for a post-Christmas detox, the luxury cottage collection has a range of properties with deluxe, on-site spas, ensuring guests leave feeling refreshed and raring to go.
Springfields, Wellesley Park, Somerset
Families and friends can recharge and relax at the five-star gold Springfields on the prestigious Wellesley Park estate. Boasting breath-taking views of the beautiful Somerset countryside, the luxurious property is situated in over 200 acres of grounds offering plenty of woodland walks.
The exclusive on-site spa complex is the perfect place for guests to be pampered and features a heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room and beauty treatment room. For sports enthusiasts, there is an all-weather tennis court and gym, and the fishing lake is the perfect spot to spend an afternoon relaxing.
A three-night stay for 10 guests, arriving 22 January 2016 costs £768.75 and a week’s stay arriving 22 January costs £1,025. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 07930 092293.
Shortflatt Tower, Northumberland and Durham
One of Northumberland’s most beautiful country houses, Shortflatt Tower is surrounded by walled gardens and ancient woodland, perfect for those who want to escape the stresses of everyday life. The perfect combination of elegance and tranquillity, the 13th century Fortalice Tower is ideal for pampering weekends with seven individually designed double bedrooms, antique furnishings and stunning views overlooking the formal gardens
After a day exploring the idyllic gardens, guests can indulge at the on-site Fullerton Place Spa. Lovingly renovated from historic stable blocks, the spa boasts a Hamman and outdoor hot tub and treatments use luxury skincare products.
A three-night stay for 14 guests at Shortflatt Tower arriving 29 January costs £1,690. Alternatively a week’s stay arriving 25 January costs £3,626. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 01661 881804.
Travellers with an appetite for the finer things in life will love Waternook, the latest addition to Premier Cottages’ luxury self-catering collection. Situated in a private and secure 26-acre estate with over half a mile of lake frontage, the chic hideaway commands uninterrupted panoramic views of one of the most beautiful lakes in the Lake District and has its own boathouse and jetty. Other facilities include a private cinema and luxury concierge services such as butler, chauffeur service and in-house chef.
Those wanting to unwind in style will love the Spa and Wellness Sanctuary with a holistic Laconium. The spa also features a bar leading out onto an infinity Yoga terrace with a stunning lake-view hot-tub and an array of comfy sofas.
A week’s stay in Waternook for 12 arriving 15 January costs £6,480. Alternatively a three-night stay, arriving 15 January costs £4,250. For more information visit www.premiercottages.co.uk or call the owner on 07709 098507.
Eco Arks at Little White Alice, Cornwall
After the festive excitement has worn off, couples can head to the sustainable Little White Alice and indulge in a wilder, luxurious and chemical free spa treatment in the property’s new Sanctuary Room. Situated next to a wildlife pond, guests can unwind and enjoy a bespoke package with Spartan Therapy, warm up in the Wild Spa’s wood fired sauna, star-gaze from the wood burning hot tub or try the ultimate outdoor cold water bucket challenge.
Nestled in 29-acres of countryside between the dramatic North coast and the peaceful south coast, the Eco Arks at Little White Alice are perfect for exploring Cornwall. Ideal for two guests, the properties are dog-friendly with wildlife friendly gardens, Wifi and wood burning stove.
A three-night stay arriving 26 February costs £234 for two people. Alternatively a week’s stay arriving 21 February costs £338. Bespoke whole body Spartan Spa treatments start from £100 and must be pre-booked before arrival (Available from mid February 2016).