Well then, let’s start this Friday with a wonderful country retreat across the Irish Sea in Chester! After a long week I trust this is a great idea to relax from all the strains during long working hours, a nagging boss and stressful tasks. So kick back and let me show you what I have in mind…

Secretescapes.com offer a night (or more) in lovely Chester at a superb golf and spa resort. You reach this place either from Manchester airport within an hour’s drive, or when you take the ferry to Holyhead, then it is a 3 hour’s drive. Carden Park Hotel is a 4-star resort which was awarded with a Certificate of Excellence and rated by 1300 guests on Tripadvisor with 79%! Nothing can go wrong here! Set on 1000-acres of beautiful parkland, this hotel will switch on your relaxing mode once you set foot on the estate. The place is only a 25-minute drive from historic Chester where you can take a trip to and stroll along the picturesque old town and have a coffee in one of the many cafes.

Secretescapes.com treats you to a night in the King De Vere Golf-View Room for only €111 (you can of course also book more nights). The room is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and a large plasma TV. From there, as the name gives away, you can marvel at the wonderful soft valley where the golf course is set on. So how about your try a round of golfing? Your Guru is lazy and prefers the spa area, I have to say… But who wouldn’t want to spend some relaxing hours at the “Good-Spa-Award”-winning wellness area. It got four out of five bubbles from the Good Spa Guide (i.e. = “Mmm, take me back” ;) So start your sparkling experience in the heated indoor pool and push your energy in the gym. After that you can choose between two chill-out areas and then relax your joints in the jacuzzi, sauna or steam room. If you like you can also book yourself a treatment! At your own  cost you can try out the splendid AA-Rosette award winning restaurant on-site which offers wine, made with grapes from the hotel’s very own vineyard! In the morning you can look forward to a delicious breakfast, as it is included in the deal!

So look forward to a relaxing break with your better half and treat yourself to some affordable luxury!


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