The UKs Top Ten Twilight Spa Sessions
Twilight spa sessions are a fantastic option for spa lovers who might be short on time but still want a fully refreshing experience. Fitting into a compact evening slot, Twilight spa experiences are arguably the most romantic due to the limited numbers and stunning evening time setting, particularly in Autumn / Winter which is known for its dramatic sunsets and starlit skies.
Here are the UK’s top ten Twilight Spa Sessions that you should add to your date night list or bestie catch up time.
Nestled in the Cheshire countryside, guests can enjoy panoramic views of incredible sunsets in one of the UK’s largest spa gardens. The Spa at Carden’s twilight spa day session with full includes full use of the indoor and outdoor thermal experiences between 6pm and 9pm (5.30pm arrival). Guests can warm themselves in the garden’s thermal pods, fire pits and choice of hot tubs, or head inside to enjoy the vitality pools and choice of steam rooms and shower experiences, all with views out into the garden. The twilight spa experience is accompanied by a welcome glass of the hotels homegrown Carden Estate Reserve.
Available Fridays, Saturdays and other nights of the week on selected dates. From £75
Already favoured amongst couples due to its small capacity of 10 rooms for a private feel, guests can enhance the romance at Moddershall Oaks with a night of full relaxation under a starlit sky. With access to award-winning indoor and outdoor spa facilities including a Kelo Sauna, a steam room with high humidity steam infused with Eucalyptus milk, as well as statement outdoor heated vitality spa pool, guests can stargaze with a drink in hand as well as enjoy a 25 minute treatment which promises to induce a restful night’s sleep. Guests are greeted with a welcome drink on arrival, use of a fluffy robe and towel throughout the spa evening, as well as complimentary use of the onsite gym at MADE Wellness Centre and discounted fitness classes (pre-booking advised)
Monday – Thursday – £75 per person
Enjoy an evening of tranquillity at the UK’s first Eco Spa, Titanic Spa. From 6pm onwards, guests can enjoy a glass of bubbly and canapes, and access to Titanic Spa’s award-winning facilities, including the Heat & Ice Experience, 15M Salt Regulated Swimming Pool and Relaxation Lounge.
Included in the package is also a 15-minute private hot tub session, which allows guests to listen to the tricking river located right next to the spa, as well as listening to the sounds of nature from the surrounding forests. Guests can also access the Hydrozone Leisure Club Techno Gym before departure at 9pm
Monday – Thursday Evening: £45 Per Person, Friday – Sunday Evening: £55 Per Person
The Spa at Breedon Priory is a brand-new spa opening for 2022, with luxury facilities and a beautiful outdoor spa garden. Tucked away in the small village of Melbourne, there is little light and noise pollution making for a peaceful retreat. Watch the sunset over the fields beyond and nature pond with the Twilight experience, with access from 6pm – 9pm, and watch the twinkling skies when exploring around the winding paths of the garden. The package includes Twilight access to the Wellbeing Suite and expansive outdoor thermal pools, the choice of 1 x 20minute massage for the back, Scalp or feet, a sweet and savoury deli style platter to graze on as well as use of a robe, towel and flip flops.
Arrive from 5.45, ready to access the facilities from 6pm. Departure is by 9pm, Twilight Experience £95.00
An absolute feast, this evening package at The Spa at Bedford Lodge combines the best of wellbeing and cheese tasting to provide ultimate relaxation. Arriving at the spa from 5pm, guests can enjoy three blissful hours using the heat and hydrotherapy facilities, from flushing out their body toxins in the sauna to moving their body in the hydrotherapy pool. All while peering out at the night sky through the expansive floor to ceiling windows. Come evening, they can head to the tranquil lounge where a platter of artisan local cheeses with grapes, chutney and freshly baked bread will be waiting for them. For a real treat, they can pair their tasting with a glass of Chilean wine.
From £85 per person
Enjoy a Friday night Twilight Spa Experience in Warwickshire’s Ardencote Hotel and Spa. Perfectly designed for evenings where a little extra TLC is needed, or the perfect excuse for a catch up with friends that goes beyond the standard glass of wine in the pub. With arrival from 5pm, guests enjoy a glass of prosseco, refreshments in the relaxation lounge, access to Indoor Pool area, Gyms, Squash Courts & Tennis Courts and Spa Robe, Slippers and Pool Towel included per guest. There is also a large outdoor hot tub which makes for a perfect stargazing spot, or place to catch up with friends.
Access to the Destination Spa from 5.30pm – 8.30pm, from £55
What better way to escape the hustle and bustle of Bristol than with the Twilight Ritual? With arrival from any time after 4 pm, guests can change into their robe and slippers, before taking a dip in the expansive indoor pool whilst wondering to and from the sauna, steam room and hot tub. Included in the package is a 55 minute treatment or two 25 minute treatments, and guests can then relax wrapped up on a cosy day bed in the new relaxation lounge until feeling completely recharged. Once guests are done in the spa, they can head down to the Curious Kitchen restaurant from 6.30 pm to enjoy a simple selection of nibbles & tapas-style dishes with a glass of Prosecco. Guests can also enjoy food and drinks in the outdoor terrace and enjoy the sounds of nature next to the lily pad pond.
The Twilight Ritual is available from £100
With the growing need to disconnect from our devices and ‘look up’ from our own worlds, there comes no better time to step foot outside and experience the beauty of our natural world, especially right here in the Lake District. With some of the darkest skies across the UK, Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa’s grounds are perfect for an astronomical experience. As they’re located a while away from any big towns, they not only provide true escapism but also little to no light pollution in the evenings, which means guests are able to truly revel under the stars without any interruptions on the eye.
Lorela Movileanu, Spa Manager of Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa says: “A type of meditation in itself, there is truly no better way to feel connected to Mother Earth and more grounded in your body than looking up at a night sky. No matter how you are feeling, stargazing reminds you to find moments of calm in this busy life, soothing stress and encouraging you to move at a slower pace.”
Available Monday to Friday from £50
From 6pm-9pm, guests can experience complete relaxation and indulgence under a starlit sky, with full use of the brand new luxurious indoor and outdoor spa facilities at The Spa at Manor House. Guests can enjoy a delicious seasonal platter in the newly refurbished Pool House, with a swim up bar, where they can choose from a mulled wine or hot chocolate which is included in the package. Making the most of natural light and fresh air, the exciting new development is inspired by the hotel’s picturesque rural location which looks out onto the fields beyond. Embracing the English countryside, the spa garden combines quintessential landscaping and country garden planting with modern wellness facilities, with expansive views of the sky, ideal for star gazing.
Twilights – 6pm-9pm Mulled Wine & Seasonal Platter £69pp. Available on selected dates in Nov and Dec – 17th November, 24th November, 8th December, 27th December, 29th December
As one of Britain’s best dark sky reserves, Snowdonia is a haven for stargazing, meaning the areas Wave Garden Spa is the perfect place to spa and relax. On Fridays and Saturdays, the spa stays open until 8pm meaning guests can star gaze right from the outdoor hot tub which has views over forests and the onsite surfing lagoon. Included is a complimentary glass of prosecco, and additional drinks are available to order to the spa meaning guests can enjoy winter warmers whilst breathing in the beauty of Snowdonia.
Late night spa sessions are available on Fridays and Saturdays and start from £59pp