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New Year, New You


by IMAGE
01st Jan 2015
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Chris and Dawn

What better way to bounce into the New Year with a list full of resolutions, than with a total body, mind and soul recalibration. We have scouted four luxurious spas, each offering something unique for the weary soul that needs a bit of lovin?…

The Spa at The Shelbourne
Bridal Bliss

There aren’t many occassions in life that justify endless facials, but when the end result is a radiant glow and a stress-free bridey, well then… The luxurious Spa at The Shelbourne is offering five facials for the price of four. Choose from the Elemis Visible Brilliance facial or the Pevonia Plantomer facial, both designed to give your skin that pre-wedding glow, €480, shelbournespa.ie

Monart
Seasonal Cleanse

If you have ever uttered the words ?if only there were someone to cater to my every whim, while I detox?, then the master detox programme at Monart is exactly what you need. Set in the five-star luxury resort, this five-day course will rejuvenate and refresh your mind body and soul. Guests will meet one-to-one with Monart’s fitness and nutrition experts to tailor their stay around their specific evaluations and goals. This five-day all inclusive programme, including all food, treatments, individual evaluations and a personal trainer, starts at €1095.00 per person, monart.ie

ESPA at The Powerscourt Hotel
Pure Radiance

Bottom-to-top, top-to-bottom, you will be pampered, preened and party ready, with this 2 hour 45 minute treatment. Starting with a salt and oil scrub, massage, facial, manicure and ending with lunch in the spa caf?, you will be left in want of nothing but more. This bliss will set you back a mere €245 and is worth every muscle-relaxing penny, powerscourthotel.com

Aghadoe Heights
Total reboot

This relaxing Himalayan rejuvenation begins with a sensory journey to discover which aroma is suited to your bodies needs. Then a gentle massage will draw respiratory and lymph blockages to the surface, followed by a full-body exfoliation, which will remove any dead cells. Next you are enveloped in a plant pure steam tent to detoxify and cleanse your system. To complete the treatment, a concentrated oil is applied in a continuous stream to your ?third eye?. You will leave the treatment feeling relaxed and energized.?Price on request, 135 minutes, aghadoeheights.com


 

For more must-have wellness treatments, pick up BASH, The 2015 Annual, on shelves now