WIN a Calcot Spa break
The SPA Traveller has teamed up with one of Britain's top spas, Calcot Manor to offer YOU the chance to win a one-night midweek break for two guests, sharing a deluxe double or twin room, 30-minute spa treatment, full English breakfast, early morning tea and coffee, a daily newspaper and use of the spa facilities.
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Cotswolds: A spa in the country

A rose among thorns

Calcot Manor: The SPA Collection
Spa agony aunt

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Britain's TOP 10 family-friendly spas
July traditionally marks the start of the holidays when the schools break up and parents seek out the perfect break with activities for the kids and peace and quiet for mum and dad. The SPA Traveller has tracked down 10 of the UK’s best spas where the whole family are welcome...
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WIN Avène hero products:
Here comes the summer…
The SPA Traveller samples a selection of top products to help you beat the heat and YOU get the chance to win a hamper of Avène goodies including their Skin Recovery Cream, Water Spray and Gentle Milk Cleanser.
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New von Essen hotel heliport to open



Hotel operator von Essen has announced the opening date for its first London property, the Hotel Verta and subterranean spa called Spa Verta. The 70-bedroom hotel which opens on September 12, 2010, is the first integrated hotel heliport in Europe. Anne Semonin will be the lead spa treatment product house.


SPA Directory

Middle East summer specials
Enjoy the highest level of luxury with summer specials at The Spa at The Address, Downtown Dubai; The Four Seasons Hotel, Doha; the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort in Abu Dhabi and the Ritz Carlton in Bahrain…

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Midweek Spa Break
at Calcot Manor, from £375.00 per room, per night in the best available double or twin room (no minimum stay required)
Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay or short break (available Mon-Thurs)
To check availability and/or make a booking please call Reservations on +44 (0)
1666 890391
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Deal down under

A Remarkable Retreat package has launched at the Southern Ocean Lodge on Australia's Kangaroo Island. Featuring a bonus night's accommodation if guests stay for four nights, other parts of the package include two vouchers towards spa treatments and a food hamper. Valid until August 31 2010.

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Summer bonanza: Elemis launches Pro-Intense Eye and Lip Contour Cream

Be the first to try this rich, textured cream from Elemis when it hits the spas in August. The Pro-Intense Eye and Lip Contour Cream, which contains active plant stem cells from Edelweiss, will sell for £57.00.

The exclusive launch collection will also include a complimentary Absolute Eye Mask 30ml worth £27.00 – you heard it first here!  

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Susan, Queen of the spas

Spa-goers want more. They're not looking for a holiday with massages; they want sophistication and knowledge...
JANET BRICE charts the rise of spa guru Susan Harmsworth who has been awarded an MBE from the Queen for her dedication to the spa industry.
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Spa Agony Aunt
Sarah Endacott answers your questions
We all think of a spa treatment as the ultimate treat, but for some people it can be quite daunting. Senior therapist Sarah Endacott of Calcot Spa, in The Cotswolds, is here to answer your questions on everything from privacy to pedicures and hot stone massages to herbal wraps…
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Spa Virgin

Would you dare to bare all?

Spa etiquette

Water - the elixir of life

A rose among thorns

SPA of the Month - Home: Calcot Manor
If you’re searching for style and substance from the ultimate English spa look no further than Calcot Manor. JANET BRICE literally comes away from this Cotswold gem smelling of roses after trying one of their signature treatments.
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Music to our ears

High expectations

Less is more at first in-hotel ARMANI/SPA Dubai
Revealed – how one high-flying designer’s new spa didn’t quite live up to its lofty reputation despite being located in the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower...
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Hot stuff - the soothing power of stones

Desert Delight

The SPA Traveller's TOP 10

Dream destinations
Checkout our top spas around the world from the idyllic COMO Shambhala Retreat, Cocoa Island in the Maldives to the tranquil Al Maha spa in the desert of Dubai and the quintessentially English spa at Calcot Manor nestling in the Cotswolds…
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Travel therapy
Would you dare to bare all?

Cotswolds: A spa in the country

Cyprus: An island of love and beauty

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UK deals

Treatments & holidays

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Treatments & holidays

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Latest news

Kids spa menu
The Anantara Spa Seminyak in Bali has boosted its offering with the addition of a new Kids Spa Menu. With a range of massage and beauty services suitable for children between two and 12 years old, a 20 minute baby massage designed to stimulate metabolism for the under-twos will also be offered.
ESPA opens in Thailand
A new ESPA facility has launched at the Ritz-Carlton Reserve, located within the inner lagoon of Phulay Bay on Krabi in Thailand.  .
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