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For the Foodies: Michelin Star and Spa

5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

When you think of a trip to the spa one of the things that you might overlook is the fantastic food that is on offer as well as the luxury treatments. Next time you’re planning a day or two of pampering, why not consider one of these fabulous spas which have Michelin Star restaurants for you to indulge in.


Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa

This five-star hotel is set in the heart of the English countryside and yet is just 30 minute from London. Its tranquil spa offers an incredible range of luxury treatments including massages, facials and plenty of beauty treatments.

After your pampering session in the spa, you can head over to The Latymer which holds two Michelin Star to its name. The restaurant serves up a mouth-watering selection of dishes in the form of seven or ten-course tasting dishes which ensure that you can experience plenty of different tastes in one meal.

Diners will especially enjoy the desserts which range from organic cheeses complemented by honey from their very own hives to the lightest, fluffiest meringues you will have ever eaten.


Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa


You’ll find this elegant country house hotel just minutes from the picturesque spa town of Bath. The Spa at Lucknam Park is a truly tranquil retreat set in walled gardens and surrounding by lush, green countryside. There is also a peaceful Well-Being House which offers yoga and Sunlight Therapy sessions to ensure that you leave as relaxed as possible.

After your relaxing experience at the spa, you can head over to The Park Restaurant, a Michelin Star winner, which is situated in an elegant 17th Century house. The restaurant serves amazing food, most of which is both organically and locally sourced. You will enjoy fantastically prepared and presented dishes which are based on traditional cuisine yet with a daring and wonderful modern twist.

Ockenden Manor Hotel and Spa

Tucked away in a charming Tudor Village is Ockenden Manor, a pretty hotel in an elegant Elizabethan manor house. Ockenden Manor Spa is a purpose-built spa building surrounded by 19th Century walled gardens that breathe class and tranquility.

The luxury facilities ensure that you can enjoy plenty of soothing treatments or just indulge in relaxing in the peaceful space. The skincare products which the expert therapists use are entirely naturally sourced and organic ensuring that you leave looking and feeling fabulous.

After your spa treatment, head over to the hotel’s Michelin Star restaurant overlooking the Southern Downs. The menu consists of delicious dishes created from the freshest and often locally sourced ingredients which are made even better when accompanied by some of the fine wine on offer.


Terme di Saturnia Spa and Golf Resort

Where better to head to for a relaxing retreat than the rolling hills of Tuscany? This elegant resort is surrounded by simple countryside and natural thermal spas hence its reputation for natural healing. The spa offers a range of thermal treatments inspired by the local natural springs, which guests can also relax in and benefit from their natural healing properties.

As well as enjoying the thermal treatments you can indulge in soothing massages, a range of beauty services and regenerating facials. If all of that pampering leaves you feeling a little peckish then a trip to Restaurant All’Acquacotta is an absolute must.

This Michelin Star winning restaurant offers some of the finest traditional Tuscan cuisine in Italy, with each and every dish oozing with local flavours and ingredients. It focuses especially on providing its diners with organic and environmentally friendly, so not only is the food great for your taste buds but for your conscience too.


Capri Palace Hotel and Spa


You’ll find this unique and luxurious hotel on the tranquil island of Capri, Italy, it effortlessly captures the Mediterranean elegance and serenity. The Capri Beauty Farm, the hotel’s spa, is a peaceful medical spa which specialises in providing aesthetic treatments which also focus on wellbeing to ensure that you get the best possible care and service.

During your stay you will be lucky enough to enjoy the fabulous, two Michelin Star winning Restaurant L’Olivio and the one Michelin Star winning Restaurant il Riccio. Both restaurants expertly capture local flavours and traditional dishes whilst adding their very own spin on the classics.

Restaurant il Riccio is uniquely decorated with sea blues and nautical accessories and looks out over the sparkling ocean offering a truly authentic dining experience.


Le Bristol Paris


As the name suggests, this stunning hotel is located in the heart of Paris - the city of love. You can enjoy the elegantly luxurious spa, Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie which opens out onto a peaceful interior garden. The spa offers a range of relaxing treatments which will prepare you for exploring the wonders which Paris has to offer.

Two of the hotel’s restaurants hold Michelin Stars ensuring that you can truly lead a life of luxury during your stay. Epicure holds three Michelin Stars and serves up a wonderful menu of traditional French cuisine with a delicious modern twist. 114 Faubourg also holds a Michelin Star and has a classic French dining room with a stunning interior and a mouth-watering menu.


Brenners Park Hotel and Spa

In the foothills of the Black Forest of Southwest Germany, you’ll find this magical hotel which simply oozes with elegance and tranquility. Villa Stephanie is one of the finest spas in the area and guests will undoubtedly enjoy the fantastic range of beauty, medical and detox treatments on offer.

The brand new facilities consist of a 500sqm sauna, a plunge pool and a sunken garden making sure that you can enjoy nothing but relaxation during your stay. Brenners Park Restaurant will take care of all of your culinary needs with its extensive menu and two Michelin Stars.

The restaurant overlooks the hotel’s magnificent grounds, offering a gourmet menu from which diners can enjoy anything a fusion of unique flavours and ingredients.


Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Overlooking Hyde Park in London you’ll find the Mandarin Oriental hotel, one of the city’s most elegant and luxurious establishments. As well as being conveniently located near to all of London’s best attractions the hotel also manages to retain the tranquility found in that of a country estate.

The serenity of the spa will enable you to forget that you are in the centre of one of the world’s liveliest cities and encourage you to relax and enjoy the vast choice of treatments on offer. After indulging in the luxury of the spa you can continue to pamper yourself by enjoying the hotel’s unique restaurants.

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of London’s most sought-after restaurants and is, of course, the proud recipient of two Michelin Stars. The infamous bizarre menu takes influence from 15th and 16th-century cooking to bring exquisitely unique flavours to your plate.  


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