Saturday, December 19, 2009

Is a Spa Vacation in Your Future?

People take vacations for many reasons. However, the one underlying reason is to relax from the stresses of everyday life. People want to recharge their batteries before they return to their everyday lives and jobs. One great way to do this is by taking a spa vacation.

There are individuals that have never been to a Spa in their lives. Once you go to a Spa, you will probably want to go again. There are all types of luxurious Spas. Some Spas are set up for an hourly appointment and some are for an entire week. There are different Spa experiences for each person. It doesn't matter what your present economic situation is. Many people use to think that Spas were just for the affluent. They were the only ones who could afford them.

Some individuals look at a Spa for health reasons, some for luxury, and some for a macro body juice experience. A spa vacation is a great way to have all parts of your body worked on. You can get everything from facials and body rubdowns to just relaxing with a glass of wine in a hot tub.

Spa VacationUsually when you check into Spa, you do so early. You can have a beverage, talk with the specialists are the other patrons, and simply relax and de-stress from the rigors of the day.

There is a set of etiquette to be followed at a Spa. Cellphones and pagers are to be turned off. Only the client is permitted into the service room. This is to guard privacy. Advance reservations are usually required. Most Spas will provide slippers, towels, and fresh linens to the customers.

Many of the Spas will use natural and organic materials for the body. Many of these are used to treat and soften the skin. They can also have a deepening affect on sore muscles.

A gratuity of 18 percent is usually the standard at most Spas. Some will figure in the gratuity for you. However, if you are happy with the service, there is no rule against tipping higher.

A Spa Vacation

Just think, you select place to go. You make reservations. You check in and are taken to a luxurious room. You are welcomed with fresh fruit, various cheeses and crackers, and a bottle of wine or champagne. You relax a little and then enjoy a delicious meal. After you have digested your meal, you then receive a facial or a Beach Plum Body Scrub. There are other amenities as well. There are Sauna's, Hot Tubs, Whirlpools, Pedicures, and Swimming. Then you get to do it over again the nest day.

Some couples, will schedule a few rounds of golf or a few games of Tennis at or near the Spa, before returning to the Spa itself.

You can schedule a day, weekend, or even a full week at a Spa. Some couples will travel from one Spa to another. Although many Spas offer the same things, many differ in many ways. If you have never been to a Spa, it might be time to give it a try. It is especially meaningful, if you can share it with your better half.

By Carl Benjamin

About Author

Just an average Joe living in the Midwest. I am a retired High School teacher/coach. I work part time for a small college.

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