The Spa at Ramside, based at Ramside Hall Hotel, near Durham, promises to be one of the best in the country when it launches in early August.
Along with its five pools – including a 25 metre swimming pool, outdoor vitality pool, hydrotherapy pool and infinity pool – the spa also has a thermal suite offering a range of facilities and a specialised Sleep Sanctuary retreat.
The thermal suite includes an herbal sauna, Himalayan Salt Steam, Aroma Steam, Tepidarium and a sunken amphitheatre sauna, with the spa also home to a state-of-the-art gym which will offer a programme of more than 40 classes every week.
The darkened Sleep Sanctuary retreat will offer guests the opportunity to relax on soundwave therapy beds and in sleep pods, with the added option of building in the opportunity to use the light relaxation balcony which has a hanging hammock for two and an infinity pool.
The spa has 14 treatment rooms which will offer a range of treatments using ESPA products for men, women and mums’ to be, which can be booked as part of a day package or coupled with a stay at the hotel.
“This is going to be one of the most exciting spa developments in the UK for some time,” said Jill Russell, Spa Director.
“We’ve created somewhere really special, which will literally have something for everyone.”
That includes the spa’s own Rasul mud chamber and a beauty snug, which can also be booked exclusively for special occasions with use of the pedicure thrones, nail bar and make-up parlour.
The Spa at Ramside also has its own hairdressing salon by Reef and an Asian Fusion restaurant, which will offer a variety of snacks and meals throughout the day.