Essex is known for its focus on beauty and fashion, with the locals knowing that the only way to stand out from the crowd is to find the best places to pamper yourself. Here's a look at the best destinations for a spa weekend in Essex, perhaps with a group of friends looking to unwind after a little partying.
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There's a lot of choice in this large county, with a number of great cities offering plenty to see and do by day and night. That, of course, includes a number of relaxing spas.
1. Aqua Springs
This is a classic spa, offering a range of single treatments or longer package deals for the ultimate in relaxation. The centre has fun and innovative options as well, including a 'Hot Chocolate Body Wrap'!
2. The Spa Therapy Room
Modern and minimalist, with a classic interior that will bring to mind the spas of Scandinavia. Get your massages and spray tans sorted here, or bring the kids along—they can enjoy the specially designed Mini Spa.
3. 5 Star Pampering Beauty Salon
A high-class establishment with gilded furniture and velvet as far as the eye can see. Choose from a range of options for every taste and budget, from quicker massages and facials to more comprehensive options.
4. Bronzed & Beautiful
You'll quickly notice that Essex puts a lot of emphasis on tanning, and this is a great place to top up your glow, especially in winter. Professional make-up and pedicures, massages and kids' party packages are all available here.
5. The Freedom Centre
This spa focuses on holistic and medical options, which are especially great for those recovering post-surgery. Everybody is welcome though, for everything from hypno- and hypnogogic light therapy, to good old-fashioned Thai massage and even yoga classes.