Inter Continental London at the O2 commissioned the London Swimming Pool Company to build a large main pool, spa pool, and a steam and sauna room, to complement its gym, massage and therapy rooms. The new facilities would enable the hotel to offer the entire spa experience from swimming and exercise to relaxation and treatments. […]
It has been ten years since The Spa at Celtic Haven in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, first opened. The Spa at Celtic Haven forms part of a charming, cliff-top cottage resort on the outskirts of Tenby. Celtic Haven’s collection of 12th Century Cottages along with The Spa, Waves cliff-top bar and restaurant and their Golf & Leisure Club make it an ideal destination for spa breaks in Wales.
The foundation for our later life is laid during childhood – and that also applies to our health. The earlier children are led to a healthy lifestyle, the higher the likelihood that they will maintain this lifestyle their whole life long. For this reason, children in Finland are taken into the sauna for the first time as early as in their first year.
The Vale Resort in Hensol, south Wales, has scooped a top industry award for its leisure division at the annual 59 Club Service Excellence Awards. The Vale’s leisure offering includes a full range of gym facilities, squash and tennis courts, a 20m swimming pool as well as more than 50 led fitness classes per week
With names like Master Blaster, Lagoona Bay and Volcano Springs, the Cariba Creek water park at the Alton Tower’s Splash Landings Hotel is still conjuring up as much aquatic excitement as it was when it first switched on the water features ten years ago. On the actual tenth birthday this month, the venue will be staging a suitably spectacular birthday celebration with pool side competitions, a steel band and lots of waterpark giveaways.
Regarded as the expert in wellbeing rooms for prestigious residential properties, Dröm UK has designed many stunning bespoke saunas and steam rooms which are often situated side by side for the ultimate bathing experience. Proving that saunas are no longer just a wooden box, there is nothing ordinary about the innovative saunas from Dröm UK. Meeting new standards of aesthetics, functionality and luxury, each room is individually hand-crafted by skilled craftsmen. Every detail, from the feature lighting or integrated music system to the ergonomically designed benches, is carefully considered. The finest quality materials make the sauna stylish and practical inside and out.
A vital and essential tool for commercial pool operators, The Code of Practice from the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG), covers swimming pool management and the need to establish and maintain pools and is available free of charge, writes Allen Wilson.
For those who are Internet-savvy, one of the key phrases, currently attracting the most search engine traffic on pool and spa searches, is ‘second hand spas’. Whether they are described as pre-loved, refurbished or plain old second-hand spas; a whole new industry sector is developing in the area of pre-owned hot tubs and spas. For those in hunt of a second hand bargain, there are many banana skins to avoid.
With an estimated 972,700 in ground and 633,500 above ground pools, France is one of the world’s biggest private pools markets, second only to the USA. The value of the French pool market is an estimated 1.5 billion euros, more than 70% made up by 930 specialist companies, employing 23,250 workers, with nearly 20% of their turnover based on export. The French Federation of Pool Professionals (FPP) recently presented its seventh annual pool awards, recognising, at the same time, some of the most dynamic pool builders across France.