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UK’s first L’Occitane spa now open in Bath

Offering guests a sensory spa experience inspired by Provence, The Garden Spa at The Bath Priory, the UK’s first L’Occitane Spa, is now open.

Featuring exclusive treatments and bespoke therapies created in partnership with the luxury Provencal brand, the spa features four treatment suites including one dual room, each themed to reflect key L’Occitane ingredients such as verbena and lavender drawn from the L’Occitane grand herbarium.

Other highlights include a relaxation room with double doors leading onto the award-winning gardens, a nail bar offering treatments in peaceful surroundings, an indoor pool, elliptical steam pod and dedicated L’Occitane retail space.

Offering a full range of advanced body treatments, expert facials and body massage using L’Occitane products, the signature treatment is the Verbena Relaxing Massage using Swedish effleurage, Chinese accupressure and Balinese massage techniques.

Each spa experience starts with a ‘Welcome Ritual’ foot treatment, herbal teas inspired by Provencal traditions are served and there are also treatments designed for men and expectant mothers.

“We at The Bath Priory, are very proud to open the first L’Occitane Spa in the UK and have been delighted with the positive response to the new Spa from our first guests,” said spa manager Jodie Still.

Andrew Brownsword Hotels, a collection of 13 privately owned hotels, are located in the UK’s most beautiful country and city locations.

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Offering guests a sensory spa experience inspired by Provence, The Garden Spa at The Bath Priory, the UK’s first L’Occitane Spa, is now open.
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Offering guests a sensory spa experience inspired by Provence, The Garden Spa at The Bath Priory, the UK’s first L’Occitane Spa, is now open.

Featuring exclusive treatments and bespoke therapies created in partnership with the luxury Provencal brand, the spa features four treatment suites including one dual room, each themed to reflect key L’Occitane ingredients such as verbena and lavender drawn from the L’Occitane grand herbarium.

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“We at The Bath Priory, are very proud to open the first L’Occitane Spa in the UK and have been delighted with the positive response to the new Spa from our first guests,” said spa manager Jodie Still.

Andrew Brownsword Hotels, a collection of 13 privately owned hotels, are located in the UK’s most beautiful country and city locations.

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Offering guests a sensory spa experience inspired by Provence, The Garden Spa at The Bath Priory, the UK’s first L’Occitane Spa, is now open.
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