Does the thought of Christmas shopping make you insta-stressed? Too many people, tinny music on loop and the pressure of finding just the right gift? Well, as always, spa has the answer. In the run up to the festivities, some special spas will open up their doors and help you with your Christmas shopping. Try feeling stressed when you have a glass of champagne in your hand and a mini-treatment to soothe over any “I just don’t know whether this will be right” moments! You’ll have Christmas wrapped up in no time.
Events in early December
2nd December: Utopia Spa at Rowhill Grange Festive Shopping Night (Kent) and 3rd December: Utopia Spa at Alexander House Festive Shopping Night (Sussex)
Save up to 20 per cent on all purchases made at the Utopia spas’ festive shopping nights. You’ll be welcomed out of the cold and into the warm spa with mulled wine and mince pies. Try brand new products, sample your favourites, and talk to the spa team for inspiration and advice.
3rd December: Lion Quays Spa Christmas Shopping Event (Shropshire)
Step into Lion Quays spa for the evening to enjoy exclusive offers, discounts and product demonstrations. For £10 (which you can use against purchases over £20) you’ll also enjoy canapés and fizz, express 15 minutes treatments, chocolates, and live entertainment from a harpist.
3rd December: Festive Shopping evening at Whittlebury Hall (Northamptonshire)
Shop in style at Whittlebury Hall, with an evening of product deals and festive refreshments. For £5, redeemable towards any of the gifts you choose to buy, you’ll get a luxury welcome bag, access to exclusive offers, plenty of festive food and drink, and sweet treats.
4th December: Shop til you Drop at Y Spa at Wyboston Lakes (Bedfordshire)
Let Y-Spa share with you their gift ideas and gift boxes and ‘shop til you drop’ at their Christmas Shopping Evening, complete with mince pies and a glass of something special. Perfect for taking the stress out of gift-buying.
Available throughout Nov-Dec
Harvey Nichols Shopping Break at The Belfry Spa (Birmingham)
This heavenly package takes care of your relaxation and pampering needs as well as that pesky Christmas shopping you need to get done! For £175 per person, you can stay overnight at The Belfry and enjoy a full English breakfast the next morning. You’ll also get a 25 minutes spa treatment each and prosecco on arrival. Within the package price is £100 of Harvey Nichols vouchers to spend in store, an appointment with the style concierge team, glass of champagne on arrival and 2 hours complimentary parking while you shop. If you’re feeling super indulgent, check out the Belfry Deluxe Shopping Experience. It’s a lot more expensive but you get £500 worth of vouchers to spend, chauffeur transport to and from The Mailbox Harvey Nichols store, plus A la carte dinner and 55 minutes spa treatment time. Pure luxury!
If you’re feeling VIP, take a sparkling shopping break at The Vineyard. You’ll get to stay in a luxury double room with inclusive breakfast and bottle of wine, and have full use of the 5 bubble luxury spa facilities. Enjoy shopping in style at the Bicester Village Designer Outlet with a VIP shopping pass allowing you 10% off your gift purchases. Then take home a sparkling wine to sit back and sip as a reward for getting your shopping done.
26th November 2015
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