It’s all about the Spa, it’s the latest must-have travel experience. Let’s take a look at what’s on offer from Welsh Rarebits hotels, focusing on MID WALES.
Lake Country House, Llangammarch Wells
Spa stats. The Lake’s Kingfisher Spa has a proper, grown-up indoor pool, 50ft/15m long. Go swimming, chill out in the hot tub on the balcony overlooking the lake or use the sauna and gymnasium. Treatments and therapies include aromatherapy, reflexology, various massages, manicures, pedicures and facials.
In a sentence. This away-from-it-all hotel’s rest-and-relaxation rating has soared even higher thanks to its spa.
Metropole Hotel & Spa, Llandrindod Wells
Spa stats. This hotel has the heritage – it played the leading role in Llandrindod Wells’s booming Victorian spa era. How times change. The Metropole’s conservatory might be Victorian in style, but it houses a thoroughly modern spa with a ‘fantastic, surprisingly large’ 65ft/18m pool, thermal suites, Jacuzzi, fully equipped gymnasium and wide range of holistic, beauty and complementary therapy treatments.
In a sentence. A role model in turning yesterday’s hair-shirted spa holidays into the soothing, sybaritic experiences of today.
Peterstone Court Hotel & Spa, Brecon
Spa stats. Its old cellars have been imaginatively converted into a spa where beauty therapists offer a wide range of treatments, from luxury facials and relaxing massages to aromatherapy. There’s also a stress-busting relaxation room finished in soothing red tones. Other facilities include a sauna, Jacuzzi, air-conditioned gymnasium and outdoor heated swimming pool.
In a sentence. An intimate boutique spa that uses only natural organic products.
The hotels featured here have comprehensive spa facilities and are identified as such in their titles. Quite a few Rarebits Collection members in Mid Wales not mentioned above also offer treatments or have indoor pools and facilities.
The Falcondale, Lampeter offer a unique treatment called The Bowen Technique. Available by prior arrangement a qualified therapist will meet you at the hotel and the treatment will last for 1 hour. Other treatments available by request are reflexology, Indian head massage, sports massage, deep tissue and holistic massage.