Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, UK | Wellbeing Escapes

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel

Thorpe-le-Soken, United Kingdom

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel
Lifehouse Spa and Hotel


Lifehouse Spa and Hotel is hidden away on 130 acres of manicured gardens at Thorpe Hall close to the pretty beach town of Frinton-on-Sea in Essex. The contemporary and award-winning spa offers a range of spa treatments and fitness classes overseen by the resident naturopath and the specialist team. The philosophy here is that the body has the ability to heal itself given the right tools. It’s the ideal place to escape and de-stress whilst not having to fly abroad. If you are looking for a peaceful country retreat focusing on health and wellbeing, head to Lifehouse Spa.

**The hotel is closed until 17 May 2021**

When to go


What we love

  • The fusion of contemporary style built amongst the foundations of 19th Century Thorpe Hall  
  • Take a walk around the beautiful lake and gardens; it’s completely quiet and relaxing
  • The range of treatments and therapies available here - there is something for everyone.

Who should go

  • Friends looking for some quality time together 
  • Solo travellers who like to keep busy as your days will be filled with fitness classes and spa treatments  
  • A romantic getaway for couples who also want to focus on their health and wellbeing.  


  • Free Upgrade to Signature Room (subject to availability at time of booking)
  • £30 Voucher to spend on Made for Life products (only with pre-booked wellness programme)
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Wellbeing Booster

Min 2/max 5 nights stay, half board, treatments
per person


The philosophy here is to ‘love life and live well’ and that wellbeing is personal to each and everyone. The great thing about Lifehouse is that everyone is on a spa holiday and it’s perfectly normal to wander around in your complimentary robes and slippers all day. There are plenty of spa treatments on offer from holistic treatments to rejuvenating massages to Chinese medicine options. 

Facilities include jacuzzi, tropical showers, hydro-pool, salt inhalation room, sauna, relaxation room and treatment rooms. 

*Please note - the steam room will be out of action from the 9th - 13th December inclusive for essential maintenance*

Example treatments at Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
  • Swedish Full Body Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Decleor Signature Facial
  • Thalgo 3 Algae Detox Wrap
  • Reiki
  • Warm Oil Full Body Bamboo Massage


Activities available at resort
  • Take a wander around the beautifully manicured gardens
  • For something extra special - book the 'Hidden Sanctuary' perfect for couples

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Head to the town of Frinton-on-Sea with its sandy beach, colourful beach huts and quaint shops. 

Typical Group Classes

  • Yoga (Hatha/Vinyasa/Restorative) 
  • Pilates
  • Aqua Fit 
  • Legs, bums & tums
  • Tap dancing
  • Bootcamp
  • Meditation
  • Strength & Sculpt

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


There are 89 contemporary rooms spread over 2 floors. The rooms have views across the gardens and surrounding countryside. 

Free Upgrade to Signature Room

The Signature Rooms are 26 sqm and feature a double or twin beds. They have full-length windows with views across the gardens. There is also a comfortable seating area.  

Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers and luxury toiletries. Bath and shower en-suites are available in the Garden and Signature rooms upon request. 

Facilities include LCD TV, telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi, hairdryer, safe, tea/coffee making facilities, bottled water and workstation. 

What’s on the menu

Seasonal and local produce are the key focus at Lifehouse Spa and play a key part in the hotel’s wellbeing philosophy. Healthy and more gourmet options are available so this isn’t the place to go if you want to avoid temptation. Alcohol is served at the hotel. 

The Restaurant
The Restaurant
The main restaurant is bright, airy with a relaxed ambience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served here. The chef constantly updates the menus depending on seasonality. Breakfast and lunch is buffet style whilst dinner is A La Carte.
The Bar
The Bar
Open all day; enjoy soft drinks, teas, coffees and alcohol here. Plus when the weather is nice, dine al fresco on the patio terrace. Delicious afternoon tea, sandwiches and salads are also served here.
Alfresco Dining at Lifehouse Spa & Hotel
Alfresco Dining
Open during the summer months only. Relax on the terrace with a refreshing drink or enjoy an afternoon herbal tea in the sun. You can also take your meal from the restaurant outside if you want too.


Lifehouse is located close to the seaside town of Frinton-on-Sea in Essex. It’s in a quiet, countryside location.The town of Frinton-on-Sea is a 15 minute drive away with its sandy beach, colourful beach huts and quaint shops.

By car

Lifehouse is approx. 90 minutes from London by car. You can travel from London Liverpool Street to Thorpe-le-Soken by train which takes approx 90 minutes followed by a short taxi ride. 
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Families, Children & Infants

Lifehouse is adults only. 


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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

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Our team of wellness travel experts have visited the retreats themselves and include trained holistic therapists and yoga teachers. Their expertise in the wellness field and the retreats allow them to match you with the best retreat and programme for your individual needs.
Value added benefits and discounts
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As the most established specialist wellbeing travel company we are able to provide excellent added value with our exclusive benefits including reduced prices for single travellers, free spa credits, complimentary transfers plus free nights and additional benefits for our repeat clients.
Award winning service
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With over 15 years of experience, we have come to understand what our clients need from a wellbeing holiday. We treat each client as an individual and provide a personalised concierge service organising all aspects of your stay from spa and treatment programmes, transfers and flights with an efficient and friendly approach. Our continuous awards for customer service speak for themselves.