Finding that elusive slice of time to truly zone out and reboot becomes more and more difficult, so when you do, it must be extra special. The IMAGE team share their favorite Irish spas for a little bit of heaven on Earth.
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel Resort Spa
Set in scenic Co Wicklow, ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel provides expert pampering in five-star surroundings.
With separate thermal suite facilities for men and women, guests can enjoy the steam room, sauna, ice fountain, and stunning swimming pool. The luxury journey continues from treatment room into a gorgeous relaxation suite with cosy day beds, fruit sorbets and beautiful views of the Wicklow mountains.
ESPA, with its focus on natural extracts and pure, essential oils. For a real treat, try the Powerscourt Signature Experience with hot jade stones and rose quartz crystals. You can also get HD brows done onsite in the dedicated brow salon.
Several spa packages come with a delicious, light lunch, served in bento boxes, so you can stay in your robe and truly unwind.
Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow; powerscourthotel.com
The latest day spa on the block, this innovative concept salon has garnered massive kudos since its opening in April of this year. The mix of innovative treatments, handy opening hours and excellent customer service is perfect for busy clients who want the best.
Beautifully- designed treatment rooms are coupled with relaxation areas, complete with Nespresso machines, tasty treats and all the latest magazines. There are even takeaway cups for those who need to refuel and keep moving.
Using performance brands such as Carita, Alpha-H and Image Skincare, OSLO treatments deliver results.
In addition to salon treatments and services, OSLO also offers make-up and will soon have a blowdry bar and Pilates studio onsite.
67 Mespil Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4; inoslo.ie
This article originally appeared in the November issue of IMAGE magazine, on shelves nationwide now.