Last Minute Spa Deals
If the hustle and bustle of daily life is leaving you stressed and worn out, then a last-minute spa break might be just what you need. Many hotels and resorts feature luxury spas that provide a range of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments, often in destinations renowned for their beauty and tranquillity. While there are many locations suitable for a spa break, in our opinion these are the best last minute spa holidays available.
The top 5 destinations for a last-minute spa holiday
The small island nation of Mauritius, situated southeast of Africa, has fast become one of the most sought after destinations for those seeking a tropical escape or a romantic getaway. With its year-round warm climate, clear blue waters, unspoiled beaches and lush green forests, Mauritius is the picture-perfect image of a tropical paradise.
Located on the southeast coast of Kenya, Ukunda is home to stunning beaches, beautiful coral reefs and exotic wildlife such as the black and white colobus monkey. The nearby Diani Beach is one of Africa’s most popular beaches, stretching 25km across Kenya’s southern coastline and is a favourite location for swimming, snorkelling and other water-related activities.
With stunning coastal scenery, towering hills and mountains, dense green forests and ancient hilltop villages, the Mediterranean island of Corsica has something enticing to offer every traveller. With its temperate climate, dramatic landscape and old-world charm, Corsica is the perfect escape from the frenetic pace of modern life.
4. Dominican Republic
Known for its rich culture, lush tropical forests and beaches, as well as fascinating history, the Dominican Republic is the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the magic of the Caribbean. Admired for its gorgeous beaches and rich biodiversity, the Dominican Republic is an idyllic paradise that will captivate with its laid-back charm.
4. Bali & Lombok
The twin Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok have attracted many travellers over the years keen to experience their unspoiled tropical beauty and diverse culture. Whether you are visiting the lush forests and mountain villages of central Bali or basking on a white sand beach on Lombok, a visit to this region is sure to leave you feeling revitalised.
Our best hotels for a last-minute spa holiday
Located on Belle Mare, one of Mauritius’s most beautiful and serene beaches, the Seasense Boutique Hotel & Spa offers the ultimate in luxury and tranquillity. Your Upgraded Deluxe Ocean View Room provides spacious air-conditioned comfort with glorious sea views plus a complimentary 30-minute spa treatment at the luxurious Seasense Spa. This deal also gives you the option of a three-night stay in a spacious Corner Suite at the fabulous five-star JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai.
The luxurious Baobab Beach Resort & Spa on Diani Beach offers a relaxing getaway on one of Kenya’s most scenic stretches of coastline. All Upgraded Sea Facing Rooms have been elegantly decorated by some of Kenya’s leading interior designers and feature a range of modern amenities as well as spectacular ocean views. With a steam room, hydro bath and Vichy shower at this luxurious onsite spa, you will be refreshed and recharged by the end of your stay. In addition, why not venture out on a one to three-night safari exploring Tsavo East National Park and the Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.
With fantastic views overlooking Porto Pollo’s marina, the Hotel Le Golfe Piscine and Spa Casanera promises a stay that is warm, relaxing and scenic. With your choice of a Comfort Room, a Deluxe Room or a Family Room, expect to be indulged with a range of modern luxuries along with stunning views of the Gulf of Valinco. Enjoy a wide range of relaxing spa treatments, some based on ancient Corsican traditions, all using 100% natural organic products.
Within the picturesque beachside resort town of Punta Cana, the Impressive Premium Resort and Spa offers a relaxing tropical stay just a stone’s throw from El Cortecito beach. With a choice of a Tropical View Junior Suite, Ocean View Junior Suite or Ocean Front View Junior Suite with Jacuzzi, you will be guaranteed breath-taking tropical views in spacious and luxurious surroundings. Enjoy a complimentary 25-minute massage for two in the Feel Impressive Spa & Wellness, as well as a range of treatments and amenities including a sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath.
5. SereS Springs Resort & Spa 5*, Sudamala Suites & Villas Lombok 5* & Sudamala Suites & Villas Sanur 5*
This deal incorporates three breaks experiencing different regions of Bali and Lombok. First is a three to six nights stay in a relaxing Deluxe Room at the five-star SereS Springs Resort & Spa in Ubud, where you can marvel at the serenity of this beautiful mountain region in the heart of Bali. Then spend two to five nights at the Sudamala Suites & Villas Lombok, staying in a Lingsar Garden Suite with magnificent garden views. Finally, enjoy two to seven nights at the Sudamala Suites & Villas Sanur, with your own Deluxe Suite overlooking this secluded and pristine part of Bali’s coast.
When is the best time to book last minute spa holidays?
It is advisable to research the most popular travel seasons for your destination as this can impact on your likelihood of securing a last-minute booking. Weather patterns are also important to consider, especially in tropical locations that may experience hurricane seasons and other adverse weather conditions. Lastly, keep in mind that the more secluded your accommodation, the more peaceful your holiday.
Going on your last-minute spa holiday
Depending on where your resort is located, you may need to arrange your own transport in addition to flights. Some resorts may offer private transfers, but if not check out what parking facilities the resort offers if you plan to rent a vehicle.
Enjoy your last-minute spa holiday
Spa holidays are best suited for couples, friends and solo travellers, although families can be accommodated at the discretion of the individual resort. It is recommended that you allocate a few days to a week to gain maximum benefit from a spa holiday, with an extended stay always an option.
The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on last-minute spa holidays
Embarking on a last-minute spa holiday at a relaxing and secluded retreat is a great antidote to the stresses and pressures of daily life. When you feel you need a relaxing break, taking time to unwind and rejuvenate will help you to regain that lost energy and a sense of wellbeing. To find out more on the best deals for last minute spa holidays, contact Voyage Privé today for more information.