Packing Tips for a Christmas Break
Good holiday packing is a form of art. Sadly, we don’t have the same skills (or bag!) as Mary Poppins...
Set on our very own land, you don't have to venture far from the warmth and comfort of your holiday cottage to experience luxurious treatment for your body and hair. You might be looking to reinvent yourself in the New Year, and we have a range of grooming services to help you achieve your goal, as well as a talented hairdresser on hand to tease your locks into perfection. A range of massages, body treatments, facials and tanning are also on offer for you to treat yourself during your stay.
Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, CO11YH
This local favourite offers everything you could possibly need for a day of ultimate pampering. The spa features a large jacuzzi surrounding a roman statue, several small pools with seating, hydrotherapy spas, a salt inhalation room, a waterfall, an array of saunas at different temperatures, a steam room, a cool pool and a plunge pool. As well as this, there is an array of indulgent treatments are on offer, everything from a pedicure to a massage to a mud wrap.
The all-day cafe offers food and loungers where you are free to recline and read before slipping back into the water.
Bury St Edmunds, Colchester and Ipswich
Located in stunning country houses, Clarice House offers a whole host of facilities perfect for a detoxing visit during January. Each location features a fitness club and beauty salons, as well as amazing spa facilities. Although each one will vary, at Clarice House you can expect to pamper yourself in swimming pools, hydrotherapy pools, saunas, steam rooms, aromatherapy rooms, and have the option of numerous high-end treatments. A spa day package also includes a multiple course lunch and the hired use of a robe, slippers and towel. A delightfully upmarket way to treat yourself in the New Year.
Gloster Road, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 3RJ
This well-equipped health and fitness club offers the ideal location to reenergise yourself after a long and stressful December. Whether you're in the mood for burning off a few calories at the gym, taking a relaxing swim, unwinding in the Jacuzzi, chilling out in the sauna or putting your feet up in the lounge and restaurant, you'll find that Martlesham has everything on offer. Non-members are always welcomed with open arms.