Sea, Sand and Spa Treatments at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives
Surrounded by white sands and turquoise waters, Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spaoffers exceptional spa and wellness facilities for a relaxing yet indulgent hen do. Groups of friends can immerse themselves in the resort’s wellness offering at CHI, The Spa. Located in its own spa village and boasting spacious treatment rooms with private spa gardens, CHI, The Spa offers a heavenly selection of Asian Massages and Ayurvedic Treatments, as well as Naturopathic Consultations with the resident practitioner. In keeping with the wellness theme, groups can also experience meditation and yoga sessions at the resort’s Yoga Pavilion overlooking the calming waters of the Indian Ocean. In the evenings, groups can toast the bride-to-be with wine tastings on the beach hosted by a French Sommelier and then indulge in a private Dine-by-Design beach BBQ set up in total seclusion with a delicious menu prepared by resort’s chefs. Villingili’s Two-Bed Beach Villas offer the perfect setting for an extraordinary girl’s trip. These luxurious and stylish villas are located side-by-side – ideal for intimate hen parties wanting privacy as well as proximity. At 224 sqm each, the Beach Villas have been designed to unify the indoor space with the beauty of the surroundings. Friends can enjoy sundowners and quality time together on their private patio and sundeck, complete with infinity pool.
Two-Bed Beach Villa rates at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa are from £1,545+++ per night. This is based on four adults sharing and includes daily buffet breakfast. To book, please visit www.shangri-la.com/male/villingiliresort, or call 0800 028 3337.
The Ultimate All-Inclusive Girls Getaway at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Mexico
Surrounded by the turquoise Caribbean Sea and lush Yucatan jungle lies the ultra-luxury all-inclusive resort of Grand Velas Riviera Maya. The resort’s Riviera Maya Girls Getaway Package has been designed for indulgent hen dos offering accommodation in a spacious Zen Pool Suite as well as tailored activities and group spa sessions. Fitness fun comes in the form of unlimited Zumba, Pilates and yoga classes to enable the bride-to-be and her hens to stretch and tone ahead of the Big Day. To make the most of Riviera Maya’s sun drenched shores, the Girls Getaway Package also includes a variety of fun outdoor activities. From snorkelling and kayaking in tropical waters to a sunset dolphin cruise on Bella, the resort’s very own luxury private yacht, groups of friends can make lasting memories as they celebrate this most special time together. Back on land, intrepid girl guides can explore the Mayan jungle with a private tour through lush vegetation to uncover ancient ruins and cultural sites. To balance activity with relaxation, the package also includes a group spa session at the SE Spa with a choice of exotic water journey treatments, royal oxygen rituals and relaxing culturally-inspired spa journeys.
The Riviera Maya Girls Getaway Package is available upon request and includes a Zen Pool Suite/Grand Class Suite, SE Spa Getaway Package, Eco Tour, Mini Golf Tournament, 10% discount at the resort’s boutique and $50 USD Spa Credit per adult per night. To book or enquire about the rates, please visit www.rivieramaya.grandvelas.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0800 917 659.
Surf and Spa at Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, Cornwall
Bedruthan Hotel & Spa nestled on the north Cornish coast and overlooking the lapping waves at Mawgan Porth is ideally situated for a hen do that makes the most of its seaside location and outdoor active offerings. Hens can embrace the Cornish lifestyle with surf lessons and offered on the waves of Mawgan Porth, the beach directly in front of the hotel and taught by in house surf school, ‘The Surf Club Cornwall’. After a day on the waves, the group can rest and recuperate in the hotel’s Sensory Spa Garden, a thermal adventure that takes guests from hot and cold to stimulate the senses whilst embracing the great outdoors. The Sensory Spa Garden sits in some beautiful, established gardens around our outdoor pool with horizon views and is gently sheltered from the sea breeze. Encouraging spending time in nature take some restful time in the sauna which incorporates the wonderful view, the open shower snuggled in with the trees and that the hot tubs enjoy views of the gardens.
Room rates at Bedruthan Hotel & Spa are from £156 per night. Group surf lessons at the hotel are priced at £30 per person. This is based on double occupancy and includes breakfast, taxes and fees. To book, please visit www.bedruthan.com/stay/rooms, email email@example.com, or call 01637 861 200.
Exclusive Highland Escape at Shieldaig Lodge, Scottish West Highlands
Celebrated for its stunning scenery, delicious locally sourced food and access to exhilarating country pursuits, Shieldaig Lodge overlooks Shieldaig Bay in the Scottish Highlands. The group can exclusively hire out the Lodge for the special occasion and make the most of the plethora of outdoor activities on offer. From hikes around the 26,000 acre estate and pony trekking on nearby beaches to chartering a yacht or canoeing along the rugged Scottish coastline. Once a Victorian hunting lodge, Shieldaig Lodge offers groups the chance to roam the great outdoors whilst also creating a cosy hub to retreat back to, with 12 newly renovated rooms including an exclusive suite offering spectacular loch-side views and a restaurant and bar serving local game and fresh seafood.
Price available upon request for Exclusive Hire o Shieldaig Lodge. Room rates at Shieldaig Lodge are from £150 per room, per night including breakfast. For further information about Shieldaig Lodge and for reservations: www.shieldaiglodge.com