Being located amongst the South Downs sets the scene for a relaxed retreat at South Lodge, a vibe that’s enhanced by the hotel’s spa and leisure facilities. In 93 acres of grounds, the hotel invites you to put on your wellies and get out to explore. Or if a peaceful afternoon of boardgames and books by the fire is more your speed there’s ample opportunity for that as well. In addition, the spa is a world of its own. Brand new and ultra contemporary, the 44,000 sq. ft. luxury spa has a state-of-the-art gym and spin studio, an indoor pool, outdoor hydrotherapy pool and swim pond and a thermal suite. Set into the natural contours of the land, the spa has been designed to showcase the best of modern wellbeing but also to be harmonious with the surrounding landscape. A grass and sedum roof as well as green oak cladding and lots of natural light all make for a peaceful setting.
Meanwhile, treatments include a wide range of body, face, nail and hair therapies using The Spa product line. It is the spa’s own collection of bespoke products, inspired by nature and created exclusively for The Spa at South Lodge and The Spa at Pennyhill Park. All products are made in the UK from natural ingredients and are incorporated into their personalised massages, facials, wraps, scrubs and rasul experience. There’s also the Ridgeview Beauty Bar, teaming up with with award-winning English sparkling wine producers from the South Downs, Ridgeview, to bring pampering and pedicures together. Men are invited to unwind at Grizzly’s barbers, and ensuring your spa day is an experience in its own right, whether or not you’re staying at the hotel, Botanica restaurant is the Mediterranean inspired restaurant set in the spa area.