Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, UK | Wellbeing Escapes

Lifehouse Spa & Hotel Retreats

Thorpe-le-Soken, United Kingdom

Overview

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.

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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

  • Anyone who wants to focus on their health & wellness rather than pampering 
  • Solo guests who like to keep busy as your days will be filled with fitness classes and spa treatments
  • A traveler who needs a quick detox fix 

Offers

  • Please contact us for the details 
Have a question?

Love Life SPA Break, 1-night break

The perfect break to enjoy with a loved one or friend


Price from:

£204 per person single occupancy

£149 per person double occupancy







The Programme
  • 1 Spa treatment (25 minutes, choose from Lifehouse Signature Back Massage, Lifehouse Signature Mini Facial, Lifehouse Signature Scalp Massage, Lifehouse Signature File & Polish Hands or Lifehouse Signature File & Polish Feet)
  • Full use of spa facilities, gym & gardens through out your stay
  • Free access to our daily selection of spa, wellness & fitness talks and workshops
  • Half board

The Salt Inhalation, Sauna and Steam rooms are available in allocated time slots only. Please book your times with Spa Reception during your visit.

Spa Break, 2-nights

Enjoy a fantastic value 2 night break including 3 course dinner on the first evening and a spa treatment
Price from:

£329 per person single occupancy

£204.5 per person double occupancy




The Programme
  • 1 Spa treatment (25 minutes, choose from Lifehouse Massage, Facial or Scalp Massage)
  • Full use of spa facilities, gym & gardens through out your stay
  • Free access to our daily selection of spa, wellness & fitness talks and workshops
  • 1 3-course dinner in The Lifehouse Restaurant on first evening
  • Breakfast

The Salt Inhalation, Sauna and Steam rooms are available in allocated time slots only. Please book your times with Spa Reception during your visit.

Wellbeing Exclusives and Benefits
Please contact us for the details 

Wellness

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. 

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

Activities

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

*classes charged at £5-8.50 (length dependednt) 

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


Rooms

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



Contemporary Room
The Contemporary Rooms are 18 sqm and feature double or twin beds. They have Juliet balconies with views across the gardens.

Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers and luxury toiletries.  

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

Garden Room
The Garden Rooms are 18 sqm and feature double or twin beds. They are located on the ground floor and have full-length patio doors leading directly to an outside patio and the gardens.

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. 

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. 

If you book on the Detox retreat you can expect professionally structured regime of juices, superfood salads, ‘raw’ foods, broths and soups (wheat and dairy free) to improve digestive health and overall energy levels giving you a glowing complexion and better sleep patterns.

For the Bespoke retreat you will be able to choose your full board option of Detox & Cleanse (juice based), Weight Loss (protein based) or Standard Wellness Menu.

Please note that 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
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.

Location

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?

Wellness experts
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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.