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Royal Crescent Hotel - The Bath House|
Royal Crescent |
Bath BA1 2LS
(0) 1225 823333|
Royal Crescent luxury hotel in Bath occupies the two central buildings in the
entire crescent. Both are Grade I listed, and were built by John Wood the Younger
himself. Behind the crescent is the beautiful and completely secluded hidden 'secret'
gardens, perfect for a sumptuous afternoon tea, leading to what would have been
the coach houses, which are now occupied by individual bedrooms and suites, the
exclusive spa and the new Dower House restaurant and bar.
& Programs: Day Retreats, Body Wraps and Therapies (The
Bath House Body Therapy - Tranquility, Restorative, Aromatherapy Massage, The
Bath House Earth And Stone Treatment, Sagami, The Bath House Turkish Hamam Experience,
Pre And Post Natal Massage, Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage, Essential Oil Body
Scrub), Body Wraps (Fruit Enzyme Wrap, Detoxifying Algae Body Wrap, Stone
Cold Wrap), Face Therapies (The Radiance Facial, Luxury Aromatherapy Facial,
The Atlantis Male Facial, Revitalising Back, Face and Scalp Massage, The Bath
House Duality Facial, Replenishing and Nourishing Eye Treatment, Pre and Post-Natal
Facial), Complementary Therapies (Reflexology, Watsu, Thai Massage, Shiatsu,
Reiki, Indian Head Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage), Signature Treatment
(The Bath House Treatment), The Finale (Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing, Eye
Lash Tint), Comfort Zone Body Treatments (Body Strategist, Sun Soul), Comfort
Zone Facial Treatments (Hydra Memory, Active Pureness Rebalancing, Active
Pureness Regenerating, Glorious Skin, Alphatherapy Collagen), Comfort Zone
Man Space (Hydra Performance Facial, Pure Performance Facial, Anti-Age Performance
Maternity Treatments & Programs:
Pre and Post Natal Retreat (This programme has been carefully designed
for pregnant and nursing mothers to take into account all contraindications and
aid relaxation leaving you feeling totally cherished. Includes the following treatments:
Prenatal Massage, a Radiance Facial designed for motherstobe
and a Manicure or Pedicure. Life will never be the same.), Pre and Post Natal
Massage 55 minutes (This treatment has been carefully designed for pregnancy
and takes into account the special needs of motherstobe as well as
those who are nursing. A specifically blended and safe essential oil has been
created to take into account contraindications normally associated with pregnancy
and breast feeding. A well deserved relaxation hour.), Pre and Post-Natal Facial
(A facial which has been carefully designed for pregnancy and takes into account
the special needs of motherstobe as well as those who are nursing.
Specially blended products have been created to take into account contraindications
normally associated with pregnancy and breast feeding.)
Facilities: The contemporary style of The Bath House was created from
a converted coach house and stables, opening onto the beautiful gardens; a stunning
setting for The Bath House. Enjoy the wonderful relaxation pool heated to 35 degrees
centigrade, cool and tepid plunge tubs, sauna and steam Karahafus, fully equipped
gymnasium, plus a wide range of holistic treatments complementary therapies to
soothe, relax and rejuvenate both body and spirit. The Bath House also hosts the
hotels fitness centre for resident guests and Royal Crescent Club members.
Facilities: There are 45 luxury bedrooms arranged throughout five elegant
buildings that have been combined to create this remarkable hotel. Every room
has its own unique character, but each has certain items in common. All rooms
have luxuriously appointed en suite bathrooms and are graced with seasonal displays
of freshly cut flowers. In addition, most enjoy lovely views over the surrounding
gardens, lawns and parkland. The Dower House offers gourmet dining. Conferences
and Business Meetings up to a maximum of 25 delegates can be accommodated boardroom
style, rising to 40 in a theatre lay-out, as well as two syndicate rooms for up
to 10 delegates in each room. Wireless Broadband access available in conference
rooms and all public areas. An air-conditioned gym offers the latest cardio-vascular
and resistance equipment, and personal trainers are available upon request. Cchauffeur-driven
tours of Bath and the surrounding countryside can be tailored to your individual
requirements. The hotel's fine 1923 Thames river launch, the Lady Sophina is available
for champagne cruises along the historic Kennet and Avon waterways and is available
for private daytime charter. Hot air balloon trips offer breathtaking views of
the City of Bath and surrounding countryside, with take-off during early morning
or evening from the nearby Victoria Park.
Spas in England
In The Grand Spas of Central Europe, historian David Clay Large follows the grand spa story from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present, focusing especially on the years between the French Revolution and World War II, a period in which the major Central European Kurorte (literally, “cure-towns”) reached their peak of influence and then slipped into decline.
Manitou Springs, CO
September 30 through October 1,
Waterfest will bring together, educators, practitioners, water enthusiasts and local residents for three days to explore the geology, hydrology, health benefits, business, culture and history of mineral water. The recently opened SunWater Spa and Wellness Center offers guests the opportunity to soak in the heated mineral springs water that has made the town a health seekers retreat for more than 150 years.
Presentations and discussions at the Manitou Springs City Hall on Saturday, October 1st
- 10am: Geology & Hydrology: Understanding and Protecting our Mineral Springs Aquifers: vulnerabilities, dangers, and creative approaches
- 11:15am: Culture & History: Explore the history of Manitou Springs and the development of global spa cultures
1:45pm: A New Frontier in Medicine: Balneology and a new system of natural therapeutics, evidence and applications.
3:00pm: Business & Economics: Interactive Roundtable for Mineral Springs Owners & Operators: Challenges & Opportunities for the 21st Century
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