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Aveda Spa, Covent Garden

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by Tammy Facey (subscribe)
Read. Write. Run.
Published April 1st 2016
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I typically steer clear of well-known, established spas, preferring the smaller finds with a knowledgeable masseuse. But I needn't have been so reluctant to indulge because the (huge), Aveda Spa in Covent Garden was really lovely.

Aveda Spa, spa, Covent garden
Entrance to serenity

I only had a thirty-minute massage, but my therapist Nancy managed to make it feel like an hour. The massage, in a low-lit massage room, begins with a foot soak, scrub and massage, which really allowed me to completely relax before I had my massage. I do love a gentle intro.

Post-foot scrub I was asked to lie down on my back, top off, thong on, and was immediately covered by the soft blanket, and easily warmed.

Aveda spa, spa, Covent Garden
Too-comfy bed

I was then asked to inhale three different types of oils and choose which I preferred. I chose the lavender and frankincense mix, which instantly relaxed me. The oil blend was then massaged on to my feet and shoulders, prior to the 30-minute massage.

The massage then was a glorious half an hour of warm hands almost-never leaving my back. My therapist kept asking how the pressure was, but she needn't have bothered, it was perfect.

Aveda Spa, spa, Covent garden
Tranquil affairs

I can honestly say that after the massage I felt like I was floating on air, nothing mattered, all was well, and I practically flew to lunch with my sister, whose tension I only noticed in comparison to my complete sense of relaxation.

I have had a few massages during my 25 years, and I can proudly boast that my glorious experience at the Aveda Spa was just that.
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Why? To indulge and relax
When: Monday-Tuesday 8.00am-7.00pm Wednesday-Friday 8.00am-8.00pm Saturday 8.00am-6.30pm Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm
Phone: 020 7759 7355
Where: Covent Garden
Cost: Treatments from 30
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