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The best new spas of 2020

Looking for inspiration for where to spa this year? The Spa Man has compiled his annual list of the very best new spas of 2020. The new year (and new decade) will continue to see growth in spas and wellness destinations across the globe. In the UK there is a steady stream of investment in country house hotels and a very exciting project is due to open in January (Carden Park I’m heading your way soon). Already spoiled for choice, now there’s even more on offer as properties look to raise the bar for spa in the UK and abroad. It’s interesting to see two new One and Only properties debut the Chenot spa concept. So here’s where to spa in 2020. The Spa Man’s annual guide to the best new spas of 2020 including: UK, Europe, North America, Asia and the Indian Ocean. If I have missed any do drop me a line! BEST NEW SPAS OF 2020: UNITED KINGDOM Carden Park, Cheshire Carden Park, set within a 1,000 acre Cheshire country estate, will …

Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall

Review: Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall, Devon, UK

Gaia Spa is a luxury spa set within the grounds of Boringdon Hall, Devon; a Grade I listed 16th century country manor on the edge of Dartmoor, Plymouth. Modern, welcoming and expertly designed, the Gaia Spa has it all. The spa makes the most of its setting offering beautiful views to the gardens, field and moorland on the horizon. From the warm welcome at reception, you can indulge in a manicure, pedicure or make-over. However, step through the spa doors to find where the magic really happens. The large pool is perfect for swimming laps and there’s a hydrotherapy pool with lots of massaging jets which leads to a small, but perfectly formed outdoor jacuzzi. Lining the pool are a series of relaxation loungers and two heater loungers. On wet days – this area can get quite busy. But during balmy sunny days from spring to early autumn you can escape outside and really commune with nature. The thermal suite at Gaia Spa is very well designed, ensuring a seamless spa journey with two saunas, …

The most exclusive Valentine’s ever

Book a spa – the whole thing! There are so many Valentine’s packages around, some good, some bad and some are just re-hashed packages from the standard treatment menu. I thought I would find one of the most exclusive and offer that up as a suggestion. This is expensive, so if cost is an issue, look away now. But what you do get – is the spa, for your own personal use! The Dolder Grand, Zurich has launched a two night Meet Me at Midnight package. You get exclusive use of the Dolder Grand Spa, as well as a Michelin Starred meal – perfect for that relaxing romantic retreat. You will enjoy a two-night stay in this most stylish hotel, together with a sensuous 90-minute couple’s massage and a five-course dinner at the two Michelin starredThe Restaurant. It’s a total upgrade as you also get Limousine transfers to and from Zurich Airport, ensures that the exclusive experience lasts for their entire stay. This is total luxury. Most importantly, the Meet Me At Midnight package includes …