Massages and facials needn't just be for the girls. But if you're having trouble persuading your man that he'll love a day at a spa, we've tracked down the UK's best places for couples.
Whether he's a wannabe racing driver, prefers the adrenaline rush of surfing or the more relaxing pace of golf, or just fancies plastering you in mud, one of these spas is sure to change his mind.
The UK's Best Spas for Couples
And once you've finished trying out one of the racing experiences (well, why should he have all the fun?), the spa has a special High Velocity Massage, a deep massage designed by Jane Scrivener, who helped bring hot and cold stone treatments to the UK. Plus there's an outside hot tub and Butter London manicure and pedicure room overlooking the track.
Fast and Fabulous package, from £139.50, Spa and Car package from £149.
The highlight? Having a private Mud Chamber session a deux, where you cover each other in nourishing organic mud, before relaxing and enjoying the herbal steam and tropical rain shower to wash you clean.
Add a Mud Chamber session onto your Titanic Spa Signature or Titanic Spa Break Collection for £35 per person.
Part of the Hotel de France, the grand 19th century hotel is the perfect romantic getaway too, with secluded gardens and sea views.
The Quality Time Ritual costs £120 per person.
There's a VIP couple's suite with its own private steam and shower, treatment tables, relaxation area and special mosaic tiled bath with room for two, so you don't have to share with anyone else – except the therapists! Or try the His & Hers Golf & Spa Collection, which includes one round of golf on The Grove's 18 hole championship course, a holistic back, face and scalp massage with hot stones for him and an advanced facial followed by Sequoia signature massage for you.
The His & Hers Golf & Spa Collection costs £510 for two.
As well as the VIP Couple's Suite, there's a Rasul Mud room, pedicure thrones, an igloo ice fountain, eight thermal suits including a hammam steam room, and a hydrotherapy pool. Try the appropriately named Blissful experience or healing treatments like the Kundalini Back Massage or anti-ageing facials.
The Rasul Mud Ritual costs £40 per person for up to two people.
Two therapists work on each of you, with a backdrop of candlelight and music, starting with exfoliation and massage before finishing with an aromatherapy facial including pressure points on the face and scalp.
The Romance Ritual costs £210 for two hours.
Or the Exotic Steam Rasul for two takes place under a ceiling of 1,000 stars as you apply the muds to each other to detox and smooth the skin. There's two heated 'thrones' to sit on, shaped to your body, as you inhale the herbal steam before the tropical rain shower cleans away the mud.
Time For Two Couples Ritual costs £95 per person.
As well as the couple's treatment room, with ESPA massage, wraps, facials and aromatherapy treatments, you can book the pool privately for an hour in the evenings, or relax in your bath with a view out onto the coast.
The Quiksilver Surfer's Massage costs £50. The Roxy Treatment costs £50.
Or if you can be persuaded to leave your room, there's a special healthy male reviver package – trialled by none other than Chris Noth, aka Sex And The City's Mr Big. Including an hour-long personal yoga session, and the best runners' routes in the nearby central London parks uploaded to an iPad, there's a deep tissue massage – while you choose from the menu of Detox, Recharge and Relax treatments.
The Spa Boudoir costs from £545 per night. The Big IOM package costs £130.
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