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Gaia Spa hosts glittering launch event to celebrate Devon’s new luxury spa

Gaia Spa hosts glittering launch event to celebrate Devon’s new luxury spa

Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall, Devon’s new destination spa, hosted a glittering launch event on the evening of Thursday 8th September, attended by some of the beauty industries most influential professionals including Susan Harmsworth MBE, Jo Fairley and Edwina Ings-Chambers.

Guests, including press, beauty industry professionals, suppliers, designers, Gaia Spa Founding Members, friends, family and business associates, were greeted with a Laurent-Perrier Champagne Reception and Gaia Spa Awakening, Balancing and Calming canapes and cocktails to evoke the spirit of Gaia Spa.

After group spa tours, Gaia Spa Director, Diane Nettleton, spoke about the journey of Gaia Spa, the guest experience and what Gaia brings to the city.

Gaia Spa hosts glittering launch event to celebrate Devon’s new luxury spa
Teaming with Wellness for Cancer, Gaia Spa is the first spa in the country to open and be cancer aware

As the first spa of this standing in Plymouth, Diane said: “People will need to travel along way to find another of its type by way of a spa of such standards. The Team behind Gaia Spa have pulled on all their experiences with the design, interiors and operations to create such a beautiful facility.”

She continued: “Plymouth itself is going through much regeneration and we are excited to be playing a big part in that and hoping that Gaia spa is putting Plymouth on the map as a wellness destination not just for Devon but for the rest of the country….Spas bring about life changes. It is amazing how just stopping and giving yourself time can make you look deeper into yourself. Moments of reflection can make you stop, take stock and instigate changes in lifestyle.”

Following Diane’s speech, Susan Harmsworth MBE and Founder of ESPA, spoke about trends within the global spa industry and how the therapists are the most important element of the spa. “ESPA design beautiful spas all over the world but it is the therapists that are the most important,” she explained.

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Gaia Spa is one of only three spas in the country to offer ESPA’s Be Nurtured treatments alongside Gleneagles and ESPA Life at Corinthia

Susan also discussed the topic of mindfulness and how mindfulness is about ‘focus’.

With 30 expertly trained therapists to Gaia Spa and ESPA standard, Gaia Spa offers the finest rituals, and signature spa treatments, luxury spa breaks, day packages and spa membership options.

Teaming with Wellness for Cancer, Gaia Spa is the first spa in the country to open and be cancer aware. Gaia Spa is also one of only three spas in the country to offer ESPA’s Be Nurtured treatments alongside Gleneagles and ESPA Life at Corinthia.

For further information on Gaia Spa, visit gaiaboringdon.co.uk or call 01752 344455.