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Essex is a beautiful region of the United Kingdom and offers plenty for travellers to see and do. It is a great place to head for a relaxing spa break. Rejuvenate while finding plenty of time for fun and entertainment. Our travel experts at Voyage Privé offer great deals on luxury hotels in Essex that are available exclusively to our members. We would like to tell you about a few of our top picks that are perfect for a pampering spa break.

The top 5 things to see/do in Essex

1. Colchester Zoo


A day at Colchester Zoo is a great way to spend some carefree time during your spa break in Essex. The property first opened in 1963 and is home to a large number of animals, both rare and endangered, like the big cats of Africa and the Komodo dragon.

2. Southend-on-Sea


If a trip to the beach sounds like the perfect addition to your spa break in Essex, Southend-on-Sea is a great option. The resort town is home to the world's longest pier as well as sandy stretches of beach where you can stroll or soak up the sun.

3. Talliston House & Gardens


If you are looking for something completely different and unique during your spa break in Essex, Talliston House & Gardens is a highly recommended option. In 1990, this ordinary house was transformed into a unique, almost surreal setting. It is divided into 13 rooms, each of which is decorated to represent a different place and time.

4. The Nature Discovery Centre in Belfair


Located in Belfair, the Nature Discovery Centre is one of the top spots for experiencing the great outdoors in the Essex region. It is set on more than 1,000 acres of English countryside and ancient woodland and is home to a variety of local fauna and flora. The Seven Woods Walk will take you on an eight-kilometre trek around the entire property.

5. Coggeshall

Coggeshall is an Essex market town with a centre that is home to almost 200 listed buildings. It is a must-visit spot for history lovers who are sure to delight in walking past the area's creaking timber houses and other unique landmarks while enjoying the day out during their spa break.

Our best hotels for a spa break in Essex

1. Lifehouse Spa & Hotel 4*


The Lifehouse Spa & Hotel 4* is the perfect spot for a spa getaway in Essex filled with plenty of rest and relaxation. The hotel is set on 12 acres of English gardens and offers on-site spa facilities that are sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated after a day of exploring the area. Amenities include relaxation areas, a swimming pool, a gym and a manicure/pedicure suite. It is also an adults-only property, which makes it ideal for a romantic retreat with your partner or a spa getaway with friends.

2. Five Lakes Resort 4*

The Five Lakes Resort 4* is home to an impressive range of spa and leisure facilities and is located next to two top-rated golf courses. It is the perfect booking for a relaxing, rewarding escape in the Essex countryside. The accommodation offers fabulous on-site dining opportunities and is only a short drive from Colcester's lively centre, which is filled with plenty of restaurant and nightlife options.

3. The George Hotel


The George Hotel is the perfect place to base your stay in Essex if you are looking to spend time enjoying the excellent spa facilities in areas like Colchester and Maldon. The historic, 500-year-old property is home to a restaurant that serves British classics. It is located close to many top attractions, such as the Beth Chatto Gardens and Colchester Zoo.

4. Wivenhoe House Hotel 4*


Spending time at the top spa facilities in Colchester, Essex, is simple when you book a stay at the Wivenhoe House Hotel 4*. It is located in a restored Grade II listed building and is surrounded by stunning parkland. The property is home to a popular Brasserie and is located near the charming village of Wivenhoe. During your stay, you will rest comfortably in a Luxury Room that is equipped with plenty of modern amenities.

5. Kingscliff Hotel

The Kingscliff Hotel is located in the quiet seaside town of Holland-on-Sea and is home to a popular seafood restaurant that serves up a delicious farm-to-fork menu that is sure to impress. You will love the view from the landscaped terrace and will be accommodated in a Double Room with Sea View. These factors make this a great hotel to book for a spa break in Essex spent enjoying the area's top facilities.

When is the best time to go on a spa break in Essex?

Essex is a wonderful place to visit any time of year. Many travellers like heading to the region in either spring or autumn because the weather is mild to warm, and the crowds are fewer than they are during the summer.

Going on a spa break in Essex

Getting to Essex is easy with the region's excellent network of roads and public transport options that include bus and train routes. Driving your car or hiring one adds to the convenience of getting around during your spa break. The closest major airport is London Stansted.

Enjoy your spa break in Essex

We recommend booking a spa break in Essex of at least three to five days to give yourself plenty of sightseeing and relaxation time.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on spa breaks in Essex

From its countryside scenery and charming towns to its long history, great dining options and unique attractions, there is plenty to love about booking a spa break in Essex. Our team at Voyage Privé is ready to help you schedule your best getaway to this beautiful corner of the UK today when you choose one of our exclusive deals on the top luxury hotel accommodation available. We take pride in helping you to realise your travel goals.


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