13th July 2019

- David Lloyd Clubs opens three new luxurious super-spas named ‘Spa Retreats’-
-More in the pipeline positioning the health and fitness group one of the UK’s leading spa operators - 
Whether celebrating that the kids have gone back to school or commiserating the fact it’s the end of the summer, a spa offers a range of facilities to help relax, repair and energise you, ready for the new season.  September also sees the UK celebrate National Spa Week (16th – 22nd September) and what better way to get in the mood than visiting one of David Lloyd Clubs’ new Spa Retreats.

David Lloyd Clubs has built four brand new state-of-the-art Spa Retreats at Farnham, Royal Berkshire and Purley with Chigwell opening in September and one more opening at Cambridge in December. With more in the pipeline this firmly positioning it as the UK’s leading health club group offering both premium fitness and spa facilities under one roof.
The Spa Retreat at David Lloyd Clubs
The unique super-spas known as Spa Retreats offer stylish indoor and outdoor luxury spas, set to be a key destination to take you away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. 
There are few better activities for overall wellness than spending some much-deserved down time relaxing in a spa.  Regular spa usage, alongside a varied, active lifestyle will not only promote relaxation but also provides some important health benefits, such as detoxification, easing arthritis and joint pain, improved immune system, and relief from muscle pain and soft tissue injuries. 
The Spa Retreat offering also includes an extensive new leafy Spa Garden with a spa pool, external sauna cabin with a feature shower and landscaped seating area with a cosy fire pit and loungers, providing the perfect spot for members to rest their mind and body even on a cooler day or evening.
The Spa Retreat offers a wide variety of heat therapies and cooling treatments. Heat, cool and relax are the three guiding principles of the expertly designed ‘spa journey’, scientifically designed to boost overall wellness and help relax, unwind and escape. 
Spa Retreats are individually designed and will offer different experiences which include:  
Heat rooms are infused with tailor-made aromatherapy blends:
Relax – essential oils of lavender, mandarin, patchouli, ylang and eucalyptus to reduce stress, improve sleep, aid relaxation and improve body and mind.
Repair – rosemary, peppermint, lavender, spearmint and olibanum to restore body and mind and can improve memory, relieve sore muscles and cleans detoxify and heal the skin.
Energise - Infused with mandarin, peppermint, lemongrass, eucalyptus, lemon and lime, it will energise cleanses and revitalises by improving circulation, stimulating brain activity, tones muscles, tissues and skin.

Crystal steam room
The pure Amethyst crystal has a powerful healing energy. When combined with essential oils, it eliminates toxins, opens the pores and relieves tension. The humidity relaxes muscles, moisturises skin, reduces joint and limb pain.
Citrus steam room
Infused with citrus oils to improve skins, support immune and digestive systems, fight infections and boost energy.
Himalayan salt sauna
Salt improves health and mood, reduce headaches and aid better sleep patterns. It can reduce mucus and inflammation in the lungs, improving respiratory conditions such as allergies, asthma and sinus congestion.
The dry heat eases joint and muscle pain, boost immune system as well as detoxes the system. By raising the heart rate it aids circulation. 
Ice fountain
Used in rotation with the heat rooms, rubbing the skin with ice flakes improve circulation, relaxing muscles, reducing pain and inflammation post-workout.
Rainforest drench & peppermint aromatherapy showers
A luxurious way to cool down. Different water effects, together with music and lighting create an unforgettable sensation that flush out toxins, improve skin and tone. Infused with aromatherapy oils  to promote feelings of contentment.
Plunge pool
Immersing in cold water between heat treatments soothe tired muscles after exercising, improve immune system and boost circulation.
Hydrotherapy pools:
Indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy pools to gently massage and relax the body.
Deep relax and meditation rooms:
Stylish, comfortable and cosy atmosphere helps generates a calm and peaceful frame of mind.
Binaural Beats
The UK’s first sound wave therapy class launching exclusively at selected Spa Retreats at David Lloyd Clubs this summer. This innovative and emerging form of audio healing is personalised to each ailment with different waves for every problem and sees the right and left ears listen to two slightly different frequency tones. Sit down, relax and listen to a specialised sound system designed to help relieve stress and anxiety and even help improve concentration and motivation.

Spa at David Lloyd Clubs
All David Lloyd Clubs across the UK offer spa facilities which are perfect place to relax after swimming a few laps of the pool or a workout in the gym. Most clubs offer a sauna, steam room and whirlpools where members can soak sore and tired muscles in a warm whirlpool, sweat out toxins and de-stress in a hot sauna, or simply inhale and exhale on one of the heated beds.
Stephanie Holland, Head of Spa for David Lloyd Clubs states “Our new state of the art Spa Retreats offer the very latest in spa innovation, and have been carefully designed to guide you through a relaxing ‘spa journey’.  Moving between hot and cold spa experiences has been scientifically proven to have a number of health benefits including aiding sleep, reducing joint pain and improving circulation.  Not only will you leave feeling relaxed and calm, but you will feel energised and revitalised. The Spa Retreat perfect way to end a high energy workout in the gym or as a relaxing pamper day or evening out by itself.
Our stunning spas complete with stylish chilled out gardens, offer a sanctuary of tranquillity and calm and are the perfect environment to heal the body, soothe the mind and calm the spirit.”
To find out more about Spa Retreats and other spa facilities David Lloyd Clubs visit: 
Notes to Editors
Spa Retreats are based at David Lloyd Farnham, David Lloyd Purley and David Lloyd Royal Berkshire near Berkshire. Opening in Chigwell in September, and Cambridge in December 2019 with more clubs planned to launch going forward.
We also have a number of premium Amida Spa destinations. Click here to learn more.
About David Lloyd Leisure Group

Last month David Lloyd Leisure Group opened its first club outside of Europe in Pune, India. It now has 115 clubs - 99 clubs in the UK and a further 15 clubs across Europe and one in Asia comprising its two brands David Lloyd Clubs and Harbour Clubs (of which there are three - Chelsea, Notting Hill and Kensington). 
It has nearly 620,000 members and employs around 8100 people. This includes an expert health and fitness team of over 2000 while it contracts the services of more than 680 tennis professionals.
Across all clubs, David Lloyd Leisure has over 190 swimming pools (of which half are indoor) and offers over 13,000 exercise classes per week. Every week over 25,000 children learn to swim at David Lloyd Leisure, 16000 children learn to play in the Tennis All Stars Coaching Programme.
David Lloyd Club’s racquets facilities are unparalleled with over 1080 tennis courts as well as over 400 badminton and squash courts. Additional facilities include health and beauty spas, club lounges with free internet access, crèches, nurseries and specialist sports shops. 

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