How to plan the perfect birthday weekend spa break

How to plan the perfect birthday weekend spa break

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Why limit your birthday fun to just 24 hours when you can celebrate over an entire weekend? Spa hotels are the perfect choice for birthday weekends to remember, whether you’re seeking an intimate celebration for two or a chilled-out party with family and friends. In this guide, we highlight some of our favourite spa break packages at a variety of venues across the UK for the very best birthday weekends.

Options for your perfect birthday weekend spa break

When it comes to planning your birthday weekend, you have lots of choice. Maybe your ideal birthday weekend involves a cosy bed and breakfast package at a grand country spa hotel? Or maybe a loved one has a landmark birthday coming up and you’d like to whisk them away on a luxurious one or two-night escape? For something extra special, you could opt for one of our great luxury spa hotels that are perfect for a romantic birthday weekend getaway. Or, for a larger celebration, choose a group spa package.

Overnight spa packages include accommodation, dining options and limited or full access to the leisure facilities. Many breaks also offer one or more spa treatments, while celebration packages may include extras, such as a glass of fizz.

If you need a few ideas on booking the perfect birthday weekend spa package, we’ve picked just a few of the many available options.

Tip: If you want to enjoy your chosen package on a specific date, be sure to book early as spa weekends are popular, especially at certain times of the year.

Bed and breakfast packages

Bed and breakfast spa packages are a popular choice at any time, offering accommodation and, usually, a cooked breakfast, alongside other inclusions. In truth, most of our overnight spa packages include breakfast. So, when it comes to planning birthday weekends, you have a wide choice of venues at which to celebrate the special day.

The One-Night Weekend Spa Break at The Greenway Hotel and Spa in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire features overnight accommodation and a full English breakfast. You also enjoy dinner from the hotel’s daily menu and a bottle of champagne in your room on arrival. Round out your stay with 45 minutes’ pre-bookable use of the swimming pool and a choice of one 55-minute ESPA treatment from a menu of options.

The One-Night Bed, Breakfast and Spa Break at The Vale Resort in The Vale of Glamorgan offers overnight accommodation and a full Welsh breakfast. You also get to enjoy 60 minutes’ pre-bookable use of the swimming pool, Jacuzzi and gym, plus the choice of one 50-minute treatment from a menu of options.

The Vale Resort at Night

The One-Night Bed and Breakfast Break for Two at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh simply includes overnight accommodation and breakfast, making it the perfect budget choice for a birthday getaway. The hotel enjoys a central location, so is a great base for a wonderful short UK break in Scotland’s historic capital.

Holyrood balcony and views

Couples’ weekend spa breaks

Some of our packages are tailormade for two, which make them great for a romantic celebratory spa weekend. Many of our couples’ spa packages feature extras, such as a bottle of bubbly in your room or dual treatments, alongside the standard inclusions.

The One-Night Luxury Spa Break for Two at the Nu Spa at the Radisson Blu Hotel in central Durham features overnight accommodation and breakfast, plus a bottle of Prosecco in your room upon arrival. You also get to enjoy full use of the leisure facilities and the choice of either a 50-minute facial or a 50-minute massage. The package includes free car parking – always a bonus at city centre venues – while the close proximity to the railway station makes it a terrific choice for a weekend break in the UK.

Nu Spa at the Radisson Blu Hotel

The One-Night Couple's Spa Retreat at The Spa @ Suites Hotel in Knowsley, Merseyside features overnight accommodation, a two-course evening meal, and a full English breakfast. You also get to enjoy lunch with a glass of fizz in the Spa Bistro on your spa day. Complement your stay with the choice of one 55-minute treatment from a menu of options that includes the non-therapist Rhassoul mud experience for two.

 The Spa @ Suites Hotel Exterior

One-night birthday weekend spa breaks

Overnight spa breaks are a great choice if you want to spend your birthday weekend in a relaxed environment with your partner, best friend or a family member. Some of our one-night spa packages are designed for special occasions, with added extras that turn your break into a true celebration.

The One-Night Celebration Spa Break at the Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa in Turners Hill, West Sussex features overnight accommodation, plus a bottle of chilled champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries with Viennese biscuits in your room. You also enjoy dinner to the value of £35 per person and a full English breakfast. Round off your luxury spa break with 60 minutes’ pre-bookable use of the swimming pool and Jacuzzi, plus a 55-minute treatment chosen from a menu of options.

Alexandra House Sussex

The One-Night Celebration Spa Break at the Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa in Wilmington, Kent offers similar inclusions, with overnight accommodation, a bottle of chilled champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries in your room upon arrival, dinner to the value of £35 per person, and a full English breakfast. You also enjoy 60 minutes’ pre-bookable use of the swimming pool and Jacuzzi, and your choice of one 55-minute treatment from a menu of options.

Rowhill exterior venue and gardens

Two-night birthday weekend spa breaks

For a real ‘get away from it all’ birthday treat, a two-night spa package provides the perfect blend of pampering and relaxation. It also offers the chance to really enjoy your surroundings, whether you choose the stunning countryside or the exciting city.

The Two-Night Luxury Spa Break at the Rena Spa at The Midland Hotel in Manchester city centre offers accommodation, an evening meal up to the value of £28 per guest each evening, and a full English breakfast each morning. You also get to enjoy full use of the thermal suite, poolside areas and relaxation suite, plus one luxury 50-minute Caudalie treatment chosen from a menu of options. The central location makes this venue great for a luxurious weekend break in the UK.

Rena spa at Leonardo Hotels

The Two-Night Rendezvous Spa Break at the five-star Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House in St Albans, Hertfordshire is the ultimate luxurious package for spa-lovers. It features accommodation, a three-course dinner each evening, a three-course lunch on two days, and a full English breakfast each morning. You also get to enjoy the leisure facilities, at both the Cottonmill spa and The Club at Cottonmill private members’ area, which include an indoor/outdoor hydrotherapy pool, spa garden with loungers, cabanas, fire pit, and hot tubs. In addition, you can choose two 60-minute treatments from an extensive menu of options.

	The Club at Cottonmill Spa at Sopwell House Loungers

Group weekend spa breaks

If you’d like to share your birthday weekend with a larger group of friends and family, you might like to consider a group spa break. These breaks come with some great inclusions to really get the birthday celebrations started. Spas usually impose a minimum group size on these packages, so make sure you check out the details before you book.

The One-Night Girls Night In Spa Break at the Brooklands Hotel and Spa in Weybridge, Surrey features overnight accommodation in a two-bedroom super suite, with breakfast and the choice of a 25-minute manicure or pedicure. You also get three hours’ use of the leisure facilities, an in-room movie package, and ice cream and chocolates. For a supplement, you can add an hour’s exclusive use of the hot tub, with half a bottle of Prosecco per person.

Brooklands Hotel and Spa - Cafe

The One-Night Fizz with Friends Spa Break at the Ana Spa at the Holiday Inn in Winchester, Hampshire features overnight accommodation and a full English breakfast. You also get to enjoy a two-course lunch in the spa lounge with a glass of fizz, and a three-course dinner in the Odyssey Restaurant. In addition, the package includes 90 minutes’ use of the leisure facilities and the choice of two 25-minute treatments from a menu of options. Please note that the package requires a minimum of four guests.

Ana Spa at Holiday Inn, Winchester

Looking for more?

If you need extra inspiration, take a look at all of our latest spa deals and great value two-for-one offers at some of our fabulous 500+ UK spas. Guarantee your package today through our easy and secure online booking portal.

Also, don’t forget that we offer flexible spa vouchers. These are the perfect choice if you’re not ready to commit to a specific date. They also make great birthday gifts and are immediately available after purchase for those last-minute presents!