Anyone who has planned a wedding will always say it's one of the most stressful experiences a couple can go through.
The team at Spabreaks.com has years of experience is assisting couples in planning elements of their wedding and making sure that the bride, groom and wider wedding party feel relaxed and prepared for what's to come, which is why the company has launched 'Guides for Brides'.
The free information pack is available to download from www.Spabreaks.com/wedding and is a comprehensive checklist of everything couples need to arrange prior to the big day – preferably with a planning lead time of up to two years.
Also, on the website are various ideas to help couples get ready on a more personal level for their wedding day, ranging from spas for hen parties, bridal spa days, wedding gifts and mini moon getaways.
A spa day, either alone or with friends can go a long way in reducing the stress of planning a wedding and bring couples a little respite from all the drama that inevitably goes hand in hand with a wedding.
So, whether the spa day is about a romantic escape, a hen party, a detox or just a little down time, Spabreaks.com has the perfect suggestions for all these and more.
Start off the planning in style by proposing at a spa retreat. Located, next to a historic building that was once a nunnery, the spa at Ashdown Park in East Sussex is a converted barn that's intimate and romantic. Plan a proposal here and expect a luxurious Master Suite, a bouquet of fresh flowers, a 25-minute spa treatment each, champagne and canapés in the drawing room in the evening, a private dining room, a sumptuous table d'hote menu, and a champagne toast after the proposal. Package costs from £300pp.
Hen (or stag) night party time
At Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire ladies and gents can party the night away on one of their Tribute Spa Stays. These one night breaks cost from £159 and are inclusive of a three course dinner, tribute evening and disco. The package also includes one 50 minute treatment with choices including massages or a facial, plus a heat and ice experience. Treatments must be booked on day of arrival. Stay also includes overnight accommodation with breakfast. Themed acts run throughout the year on selected sates with tributes performing hists such as ABBA, Ladies Night, Take That, Peter Kay, Motown, Spice Girls and Las Vegas!
Stress busting escape
For those who simply just need a day away from the planning to relax and re-set, The Langley Spa in Buckinghamshire has a delightful 'Tranquil Escape'. Slip away from everyone on this one-day retreat and enjoy 90 minutes of total relaxation time with a choice of treatments, followed by a two-course lunch and time to spend enjoying the remaining spa facilities which include an infinity vitality pool and Himalayan salt sauna. This little piece of heaven costs from £210 and is quite simply worth every penny!
Post wedding reflection
After the wedding is over, take time out to enjoy the company of a new spouse by booking into a relaxing spa holiday. Spabreaks.com has packages at venues around the world. One such option is a three night rebalancing spa break at L'Albereta in Lombardy, Italy. Designed to make a clearly visible difference to those who take part, this break combines facial and body treatments to relieve stress and tension from the body and develop deeper core breathing and balance. Daily treatments and Pilates classes form part of the package, which also includes three nights accommodation with breakfast. Flights and transfers are not included. Package costs from £1,373pp The gift of spa
Finally, whether it's couples looking for gifts for each other or gifts for the bridesmaids and mother in law, Spabreaks.com spa vouchers offer the ideal way to say 'thank you' or 'I love you'.
Vouchers can be presented in monetary value to be redeemed against any day or break or as a specific package voucher – such as a deluxe spa day voucher. Full details can be found by visiting https://www.spabreaks.com/spa-vouchers
For more information visit www.spabreaks.com or call 0800 043 6600.
Pictures of The Langley, Buckinghamshire
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