Editors' Picks by Jo Foley
Here are the editors' picks for Britain's Finest chosen by Jo Foley.
Jo Foley has been visiting and reviewing spas all over the world for the best part of two decades. She has witnessed the change from fat farms to pleasure palaces, and witnessed sanctuaries, retreats and holistic hideaways developed to give rest, relaxation and rejuvenation to the tired, the stressed, the unfit and the overweight. Thalassotherapy and Thai massage are two of her favourite therapies although walking in mountain country (NOT mountain climbing) is not far behind. She hates spa music and prefers silence to almost anything.
For decades spas were places we went to for luxury and pampering – soft lights, sweet music, fragrant smells and Tibetan bells, but these days most of us are looking for a little extra. We want help with aches, pains, bad posture, stress relief, sleep issues plus diet and ... more