If you are going to have just one mantra in life, let it be ‘Do It In Style’! And what better way to prove it than to treat yourself to a luxury spa break?
The wonderful thing about these glamorous getaways is that just a couple of days will do – it’s all about quality rather than quantity – so even the busiest person can take a little time out to revitalise!
We had a look at some excellent luxury spa breaks available in Scotland, and came up with our absolute favourites.
Stobo Castle – This Autumn Spa Break is sure to lift post-summer spirits. Stobo Castle is a magnificent building in the Scottish Borders with splendid facilities such as a Crystal Steam Room, Laconium and Ice Fountain. The package includes dinner, breakfast and lunch, use of spa facilities, guided walks, optional fitness classes and a Fleurs Apricot back massage. Choose from the Castle Lodge (from £145 each, per night), standard (from £165), classic (from £185) and deluxe rooms (from £205) or the Cashmere Suite (from £325). Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin or double room. This break is available from September 1 until November 30 2011 and you can book online at Stobocastle.co.uk.
Glen App Castle – The Complete Pebbles Experience consists of two nights for two in a luxury double room at this grand Ayrshire hotel, plus a day at the Pebbles Spa, five minutes’ drive away. Included in the package are gourmet dinners, Scottish breakfasts, lunch, use of the spa facilities, full body massage, detoxifying marine algae wrap, collagen velvet facial or hot stones facial and a glass of champagne. The price of this wonderful break, for two people, costs a total of £1,250 for dates in May to September and £1,170 for dates in October to December 2011. Full details, including how to book, are available at Glenappcastle.com.
Once you've sampled some luxury spa breaks in Scotland, chances are you might want to go back again - so enjoy!