David Lloyd Club
Spa & Leisure
Set against the backdrop of the market town of Farnham in Surrey, the Amida Spa is nestled into the wider health mecca of the area’s David Lloyd Club. When it comes to facilities, guests have access to the leisure areas, gym and classes, as well as the spa’s own salt water infinity pool with underwater speakers, an outdoor pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and two outdoor saunas catering for more than 20 people. Inside, there is a plunge pool, footbaths, ice fountain, tepidarium, salt grotto, experience showers, saunas, steam rooms, manicure and pedicure stations complete with massage chairs, and five relaxation rooms.
You may or may not be aware, that Amsterdam has a serious spa tradition, and this forms the basis of the philosophy at Amida Spa Farnham, thanks to its sister venue in the city itself, and culminating in their signature Sauna Ritual which is offered to all guests as a matter of course. Using Aromatherapy Associates, Rodial (known as the ‘glamorous alternative to surgery’) and Australia’s Alpha-H products, the range of treatments on offer is equally wide reaching with facial peels, scrubs, wraps, detox treatments, Rodial boob jobs, massages, reflexology, pre-natal treatments, treatments for men and a cacophony of finishing touches as well.
Ensuring you can spend an entire day (the spa is open from 9am to 9pm on weekdays, and until 6pm at the weekends, there is a spa café on site, that is set on two floors with buzzers for waitress service and Wi-fi for those who require it.
Hotel & Accommodation
If an overnight stay is on the cards for you, Amida Spa Farnham has also teamed up with two nearby hotels. The Premier Inn in Aldershot is less than 10 minutes away by car and is surrounded by a variety of fun activities, including Thorpe Park, Goodwood bowling, and the Farnham Airshow. Alternatively The Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel is just a five minute drive from the spa. Conveniently located in the centre of Farnham, this three star hotel boasts a 17th century main building and picturesque surrounding gardens.
The Premier Inn in Aldershot has its own on-site restaurant that serves full and continental breakfasts, large evening meals, and snacks for whenever the mood strikes. Everything is reasonably priced at the restaurant, Brewers Fayre, and provides an enjoyable and casual atmosphere. Meanwhile, at The Mercure Farnham Bush Hotel, Thackery’s Restaurant has views of the picturesque garden, or you can enjoy a tipple next to the roaring fire in the Coachman’s Bar or Oak Lounge.