LUXURY NEW ZEALAND SPA GETAWAYS

LUXURY NEW ZEALAND SPA GETAWAYS THAT REALLY ARE WORTH TRYING!

Every good getaway should include some pampering to help you feel relaxed and beautiful. Here are four absolutely gorgeous New Zealand destination resorts that will blow you away with stunning outlooks and divine spa treatments.

SPLIT APPLE WELLNESS SPA RETREAT

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Built high about the Tasman Bay, Split Apple offers scenery for miles, access to the Able Tasman National Park if you love scenic walks and lots of services to help you feel fabulous. Enjoy a massage, some meditation, a small secluded beach and even cooking classes. Luxury accommodation will cater for your every need and fabulous fresh food will recharge your batteries.

THE SPA AT BLANKET BAY LODGE

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Located 45 minutes from Queenstown in Glenorchy is a stunning crystal clear lake surrounded by picturesque mountains and the lodge is virtually on the edge of the water. Captivatingly beautiful you can spend your days gazing at the views or indulging in a hot stone massage or try one of their signature treatments of an Intensive Healing Facial that features medicinal Manuka honey.

KAURI CLIFFS SPA

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‘Welcome to heaven on earth’ is how they describe this stunning spa and resort overlooking Matarui Bay. Walk for miles and never get sick of the view, or try a round of golf on a course that is placed right on the edge of the cliffs, better have plenty of spare balls for this one. Treat yourself to a Kauri Mud Wrap treatment that will help draw out impurities from your skin, or experience the Waterfall massage in stunning treatment indoor/outdoor rooms.

ARO HA WELLNESS RETREAT

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Zen inspired luxury is awaiting you at Aro Ha. This advanced eco resort is located on 21 acres of sub alpine land overlooking Lake Wakatipu. If you are in need of a total recharge this place if you. Enjoy stunning hikes, vinyaya yoga, and nutrient dense vegetarian cuisine whilst looking after the environment. Of course a daily massage is a vital part of feeling better.

Plan your next getaway to include a stay at one of these beautiful resorts and your health and wellbeing will thank you.

Hot Chocolate Bubble Bath

HOT CHOCOLATE BUBBLE BATH

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With the weather getting colder, dry skin can often be an issue.  This delicious bath is very nourishing for your skin and is great for your waistline as it is calorie free! That is of course if you can avoid the temptation to eat the chocolate before having a bath.

INGREDIENTS –

1 cup of Soy Milk

100gm Dark Chocolate – grated

1/2 cup of Pure Liquid Castile Soap or 1/2 cup of Vanilla Scented Bubble Bath.

METHOD –

Place the Soy Milk in a small saucepan and gently heat. Add the grated Chocolate and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat. Add the Castile Soap or Bubble Bath. 3/4 fill your bath with warm water. Add the above mixture as you finish filling your bath.

VITAL STEP – Pour a glass of champagne, lock the bathroom door, and soak away for 20 minutes!