• Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa

    Hello Freckles Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa Review
     At the weekend, my sister and I headed to Seaham Hall for a little pamper afternoon. 

    Hello Freckles Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa Elemis Review

    For Christmas last year we were both kindly gifted a voucher from a family member to use on any treatment/spa visit, something we’ve never done before and a really nice surprise.

    With work and life getting in the way (as you know it does) it took us a while to get organised but we both finally settled on our treatments. My sister, Lucy, having the Serenity Wellbeing Massage and I opted for the Elemis Exotic Coconut and Milk Ritual Wrap.

    Emily, my therapist, was really friendly and professional. She showed me to one of the 13 rooms and talked me through the treatment before leaving me to change and get comfortable on the bed.

    Hello Freckles Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa Treatment Room

    She started with some light body brushing, before applying the scrub then the hot milk. Once my back was done, she asked me to roll over to my front and repeated the process. Next came the fun part, she wrapped the tin foil (yep I didn’t mention this part, but I was lay on tin foil underneath a towel, I expected some kind of clingfilm Dexter situation – luckily not!) around me and gave me a pressure point facial. It was so relaxing, I almost thought I was going to fall asleep. All the hot flannels and oils and the relaxing music – it’s definitely something I could see myself doing more often!

    After the facial nearly sent me to sleep, Emily gave me a scalp massage (as if I needed any more excuses to have a nap?!) and left me to relax for a couple moments.

    I was a bit nervous about the treatment, but there’s really nothing to worry about. Emily didn’t see anything and even if she had, it’s nothing out of the ordinary. If you’re wondering, yes, you are topless but you’re covered by a towel and you have some super attractive disposable underwear too. (I wasn’t sure I really wanted to mention that part, but hey, it’s all part of the experience and like I say, it’s nothing she hasn’t seen before!)

    Would I go back? Definitely and I think next time I may book a little Spa Experience day and use some of the facilities too! They’ve got some great Christmas packages up on their website at the moment if you’re looking for a gift for someone special, or feel like treating yourself!

    Hello Freckles Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa Review

    Obviously, I had to opt for fruit tea after my treatment…

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  • Reply Natalie Cooper October 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Looks amazing! I'd be interested to hear if your sister's treatment was as nice. I was thinking of going with my mam at some point but she only really likes body massage type treatments, so I think she'd enjoy that.

    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm

      She really enjoyed it! 🙂 x

  • Reply Danni young October 15, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Ooh sounds lovely! I really want to go to a local spa but it is a pretty penny! Will have to add it to my christmas list!


    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm

      It is, definitely a luxury! x

  • Reply Federica B October 15, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    That must have been a lovely experience! Lucky you!! 😉


    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm

      It was, a serious pamper x

  • Reply Sophie Pocock October 15, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    Aw wow looks like you had a lovely relaxing time! I'm going to a spa on wednesday I can wait!


    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:14 pm

      I really did, hope you had a great spa visit x

  • Reply Kay Cake October 15, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    WOW! I love the set up of the room!

  • Reply Kristina Maggiora October 16, 2014 at 12:13 am

    I am obsessed with spa days! i went with my gals a couple of months ago and it relaxed me soooo much! It was fabulous!


    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm

      I can't wait to go back now! x

  • Reply Jessica Edmunds October 16, 2014 at 12:15 am

    Oh wow that sounds lovely I have never had a proper spa day before but can only imagine how lovely it is! xx


    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm

      I'd never been before but it was soooo relaxing! x

  • Reply Laura - Alagoz October 16, 2014 at 6:32 am

    Seems like lovely experience 🙂 Thanks for sharing! xo's

    Pink Frenzy

    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:15 pm

      Definitely was, I think everyone should give it a go at some point. It's a great way to relax x

  • Reply Kelly McKenny October 16, 2014 at 9:07 am

    This sounds amazing, I'd love a fancy spa day!

  • Reply Alice Furlan October 16, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    I love these type of getaways!!! I am bringing a friend of mine who has her birthday to get a facial together!
    Sounds like you had a perfect pampering experience!! 🙂
    Alice|Alice's Beauty Madness

    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:16 pm

      That sounds lovely Alice! x

  • Reply Barbie's Beauty Bits October 17, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Looks and sounds wonderful. I need to escape and have a spa weekend!

    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:16 pm

      Yes, have a nice weekend to yourself 🙂

  • Reply Esha October 17, 2014 at 11:40 am

    I love a good spa session, great you had a nice time. 🙂

  • Reply beautyqueenuk October 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    I need to be there right now, I have never been to a spa and had the full works, so it is on my list x

  • Reply Jess | Just Jesss October 18, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    This sounds gorgeous, what a lovely thoughtful gift 🙂

    Jess xo

    • Reply tasha October 26, 2014 at 10:16 pm

      Thanks Jess, it really was. I'll be hoping for more gifts like this in the future!

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