Perhaps a girls weekend away might involve a couple of nights at a Spa hotel. On offer are extensive ranges of treatments from around the world including a wide choice of therapies drawing on ancient philosophies and modern techniques.
These are totally personalised experiences and the ultimate in indulgence, leaving you feeling relaxed, energised and rebalanced.
You could enjoy various treatments from Lava shell to Deep tissue, massages; seaweed wraps to aromotherapy sessions with pure essential oils.
Beauty treatments are available too – manicures, pedicures and facials. You leave feeling a cleaner, brighter, fresher you. You can try some of these wonderfully relaxing treatments, revitalising experiences leaving you feeling replenished and your skin will feel hydrated, healthy and glowing
Yoga classes too, can relax the mind, soul and body. Western science is starting to provide some concrete clues as to how yoga works to improve health, heal aches and pains, and keep sickness at bay.
This might be the opportunity to kick start a new health regime. At your spa hotel you might find a gym or even some gym classes on offer, perfect if you need something more energetic and want to burn some calories.
If you wish to feel restored and invigorated then this could be the weekend away you all need.
Do you like walking, need more activity? How about a mini walking break? You can talk and walk! Enjoy the striking beauty of the Pyrenees or the picturesque trails in Corfu, certainly something that might appeal to the more energetic.
Or closer to home Jersey, Channel Islands, is just 12 miles by 9 miles and great for a week’s island walking. Jersey’s northern paths showcase the most stunning scenery, although not for any faint hearted knees, these paths are a combination of steps and and gradients and can be very challenging.
Quaint towns, villages as well as gardens and historic monuments will be highlights on your journey.
There are a host of other destinations that offer stunning scenery and easy or challenging walking trails in other areas of the UK and Europe. From Offa’s Dyke to the South Downs in the UK or the Lake district in Austria to a tougher trek in the Mont Blanc massif. All levels can be catered for.
As winter approaches the ski season begins. Have you considered a ski weekend? Catch the last flight of the day to a European ski destination, and the first flight of the day home.
If you fly to Geneva, a short transfer could have you checking in at a hotel or Chalet in an hour.
Having spent 3 or 4 nights in a cosy corner of the Alps and 2 or 3 full days on the ‘piste’, this is an exhilarating way to start your week.