The countdown to Mother’s Day is on and this year it falls on Sunday, March 19. If you’re looking for the perfect gift this year, this is your sign to treat your mum or someone special this Mothering Sunday by booking a relaxing spa day.
Surrey has a vast selection of gorgeous spas and wellness centres to choose from, whether it’s in the countryside or a quaint town, to suit any budget and treatment preference you might have in mind.
Guildford Manor Hotel and Spa is Surrey’s most booked spa, according to Europe’s leading spa experience and booking agency, SpaBreaks.com. In fact, three of the top five most booked spas can be found in Guildford alone, making it the most popular choice in the county.
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Guildford Manor Hotel and Spa
Nestled in 10 acres of lush countryside, the Guildford Manor Hotel and Spa is an independent venue offering “personalised and intimate experiences” with views of the Surrey Hills. It has a fully kitted out gym, 15 metre outdoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs and chromotherapy sauna and steam room.
Chromotherapy applies light therapy, an ancient light therapy which is supposed to bring about responses from the body and improve mental and physical wellbeing. Why not go for afternoon tea after relaxing in the spa with a selection of sandwiches, scones and pastries for £32, or opt for the Silent Pool gin and tonic afternoon tea for just £35.
If you are looking for a spa and afternoon tea package, you can book it for £52 each through SpaBreaks. Or for £114 per person, you can have a choice of a 50minute treatment included, from a Swedish Massage, Elemis Pro-Collagen Age Defy Facial, Elemis Superfood Facial or Elemis Pro Radiance Facial.
Macdonald Frimley Hall
Located in a huge manor house near Camberley in gorgeous gardens, the Macdonald Frimley Hall is the second most popular Surrey spa on the list. The spa has a gym, pool, sauna and steam room and Elemis packages are available.
If it is value for money you are looking for, you can get a 25minute Elemis treatment ranging from a deep tissue massage, Superfood Facial or best foot forward and complimentary use of the spa 9am and 12pm from just £74.
Brooklands Spa Hotel
If you are in need of vitamin D, look no further than Brooklands Spa where you can get a sunlight therapy treatment to give you the energy boost you need in these cold conditions. The venue boasts a view of the Mercedes Benz world track and has 11 treatment rooms in total including saunas and steam rooms.
There is a huge range of experience packages available at Brooklands, where you can mix leisure with thrills by chilling in the spa and doing a Mercedes driving day zooming around the track. A car and spa package is £269.50 per person.
Guildford Harbour Hotel
The Guildford Harbour Hotel is in a great location in the heart of the town, surrounded by shops, restaurants and pubs. With an enticing list of unique facilities, Guildford Harbour Hotel has a stone oven sauna, aromatic crystal room, hydrotherapy pool, plunge pool and self-applied “mineral rich” mud, to name a few.
The SPArkle package is the perfect girly experience with an hour long champagne and truffles facial, glass of bubbles and a cream tea. The deal also includes £10 off when you spend £50 or more on Temple Spa products.
If booked with SpaBreaks you can access up to five package deals. For £110 you can get a 45 minute treatment of either a Jessica Manicure with a colour of your choice to take home, Temple Spa Power Breakfast Facial or a Temple Spa I’ll Be Back treatment.
Natural Light at Holiday Inn, Guildford
The highly rated spa run by “dedicated” professionals claims to offer “non-traditional healing therapies”. Therapists at Natural Light offer Reiki healing, African energy massage, Yin Yang reflexology, sports massage and luxury manicures and pedicures.
At the GER you can attend singing bowl meditation classes, shamanic drumming and breathwork sessions to help you fully relax and practice mindfulness.
If you book with SpaBreaks you can get a Mothers Day Special package for £25 off at £103.50 per person which includes one hour long treatment of either a luxury gold collagen facial, hot stone massage or a warm bamboo massage. You also get a gift bag including a vegan bath bomb and soap for mum to take home, and a plate of chocolates to share at the spa.
For more information or to book visit spabreaks.com or call 0800 043 6600.
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