Lifestyle

Keep up to date with the latest tips, tricks and helpful information with our Aqua Sana lifestyle blog.

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April 2024

From stressed to refreshed: how spas can help lower your stress levels

When we find ourselves in difficult or scary situations, our body produces stress hormones such as adrenaline or cortisol. This triggers a fight or flight response, helping us...

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March 2024

International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, we are shining a light on some of the amazing ladies that work at Aqua Sana.

February 2024

The benefits of rose-infused skincare

From its antioxidant skin-soothing benefits, to its relaxing delicate aroma, here’s why roses are still as effective a skincare ingredient today as they were centuries ago.

Elemis rose-infused products

January 2024

Love your skin

You know that feeling when you feel fresh and rejuvenated on holiday? When you have some time from life and obligations, and you feel rested and at ease? Ever noticed how your skin looks a little calmer, clearer and more...

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January 2024

Introducing [ comfort zone ] FACE SPAce

From the 23rd February, for 8 weeks Sherwood Forest will be home to [ comfort zone ] and their latest, innovative treatment FACE SPAce.

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January 2024

Escape the demands of modern life with Forest Bathing

After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, finding a moment of tranquillity and connection in nature has never been more important. One particularly rejuvenating practice that has garnered attention for its therapeutic benefits is "forest bathing"...

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January 2024

Brand Spotlight

For 8 weeks only, two different brands will be taking over two Aqua Sana spas, showcasing their luxury treatments and indulgent spa and beauty products.

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November 2023

Seaweed Science

Brand partners VOYA are a leading global lifestyle brand, grounded in science but inspired by the Atlantic Ocean and the ancient Irish tradition of seaweed bathing. They share with us the science behind the seaweed…

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October 2023

Sparkle and shine with our spa gifts this Christmas

Christmas has arrived at Aqua Sana, and we’re busy stocking our shelves with wonderful gift sets from our brand partners Elemis, VOYA and OPI as well as beautiful products from our own collection, Natural Glow.

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October 2023

Escape on an indulgent Spa Break in the forest

Leave the real world behind and escape to the forest on an unforgettable Aqua Sana spa break – the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or enjoy quality time with a loved one! Here’s what you can do on your relaxing forest spa break...

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September 2023

Does your cleansing routine need an update?

How you cleanse your face is a very personal preference. Depending on skin type, specific concerns, or even the kind of product you like, there are a dizzying amount of options. Here we bring you some advice on your cleansing routine from the experts at Elemis.  

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August 2023

What is a spa experience?

One of the things that makes Aqua Sana unique is the huge variety of spa experiences within the spa, with up to 25 spa experiences to explore depending on the location. You can easily spend a full day (or two) trying them all and finding your favourite!

Scandinavian Snug

July 2023

How to ease menopause symptoms, naturally

The menopause is still considered a taboo topic, something people talk about in a hushed voice (or don’t talk about at all). However, it’s a natural part of ageing that affects half of the population - so why wouldn’t we discuss it?

July 2023

Make Time for Yourself at Aqua Sana

Busy lives and full diaries mean we don’t often make time for ourselves. At Aqua Sana we are bringing back half day spa sessions making it easier for you to fit in a little self-care between work schedules and school runs.

May 2023

New VOYA Treatments

We have three new luxurious treatments from VOYA for you to discover and experience the many benefits of wild seaweed.

seaweed

April 2023

Aannd breathe… our top tips for dealing with stress

This Stress Awareness Month, here are our top tips on how to deal with stress.

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March 2023

Celebrating our fantastic forests

In honour of International Day of Forests on Tuesday 21st March, we’d like to take the opportunity to celebrate our wonderful forests.

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March 2023

Shining a spotlight on microcurrent and LED light therapy

To celebrate the launch of our brand-new Natural Glow Facial treatment, we wanted to shed some light on the benefits of microcurrent and LED light therapy.

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February 2023

Aqua Sana shortlisted for Spa Group of the Year in global awards

We’re thrilled to announce that Aqua Sana has been shortlisted for two awards in the World Spa and Wellness Awards 2023.

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February 2023

Introducing the Natural Glow skincare range

A five-year journey in the making, the Natural Glow skincare range marks Aqua Sana’s very first own brand line of beauty products. 

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February 2023

Find your winter sparkle with our winter skincare tips

If you’re missing your summer glow, find your winter sparkle instead! Check out our skincare tips for at home or in the spa, and give your skin a little love this winter.

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December 2022

Five reasons to escape on a Spa Day package this winter

This winter, why not escape to the forest on a spa day package for two? Take a step back from the real world and reset, recharge and reconnect together. 

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October 2022

Christmas has arrived at Aqua Sana!

Give the gift of beauty, wellbeing and relaxation this festive season. Our Christmas gift sets are now available to buy in our Aqua Sana Boutique, with luxury spa products from top brands including Elemis, VOYA and Temple Spa.

Christmas gift box

December 2021

A first-timers guide to Aqua Sana Spa

Have you booked a visit to one of our award-winning Aqua Sana forest spas, or are you thinking about making a booking? Whether it’s your very first time or if you’d just like to refresh your memory and see what’s new, this is your ultimate guide to Aqua Sana Spa.

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