There is no greater feeling in the world than being relaxed and pampered. Going to a spa and having your body and mind fuelled with positive energy is the best feeling in the world. But what are the things you should know about a spa break and what are the most important items on your checklist?
There are many different types of spa and spa holidays. You can go to a health spa or a thermal spa bath, for instance. Or you can book a stay in a spa hotel to fully unwind in the swimming pools, Jacuzzi, steam rooms and saunas.
Regardless of the type of spa you opt for, most of them offer both spa and beauty treatments. The only difference is that spa treatments consist of massage and heat therapies while beauty treatments are centred on facial and body pampering. The most popular spa facilities include acupuncture, heat treatments, massage and reflexology and among beauty treatments you’ll discover facials, manicures, pedicures, and scrub and eye treatments.
If you’re planning to go on a spa break and you’re clueless about what to put in your luggage here are some useful suggestions. The first important thing is to pack lightly and loosely. A good option is to use a small pack and to consider the weather climate and the dress code of the places you’re about to travel.
Don’t pack dozens of pairs of shoes and jewellery and valuables with you at the spa. Remember that is all about feeling loose and relaxed. If you want to explore the surroundings of the spa area make sure you get information in advance or maybe even bring a guide book with you. Also, don’t pack towels and robes and slippers as most spas provide you with these items. If necessary, you can purchase one. Bring a favourite book and some music if you want to create a more familiar mood.
You should pack more than just a swimsuit. For treatments you should opt for a two piece item. Be prepared to do some yoga, therefore some workout equipment would be a great idea, too. Clothes that make it easy for you to move and stretch are ideal.
Regarding the cosmetics part, you should probably leave most of them at home. Given the fact that you’ll be spending your time at the spa for beauty treatments they seem more than pointless to be carried around.