Festive Relaxation with 5pm

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It’s that time of year again – when we all try to have a holly jolly Christmas and end up totally stressed! But it doesn’t have to be like that! Treat yourself. Practice self-care, and don’t have a festive meltdown. Book a relaxing 5pm deal -and even if you take it after the festivities are over, knowing you have a treat to look forward to might just helo you get through!

Here are a few deals I’ve picked out  –  but there are loads more to choose from on the 5pm site.

How about treating yourself and a plus one to a Rhassoul Spa Day for Two at the wonderful Blythswood Hotel and Spa in Glasgow? For £165, Monday to Thursday, the two of you can combine the mud and steam of a Rhassoul treatment – which is not a therapist treatment – with full use of the brilliant Thermal Experience at the spa, And indulge in a gorgeous afternoon tea. This is sheer indulgent time out – you deserve it!

At Beauty & Holistic Therapies by Jo within Papillon Hair Boutique in Glasgow’s city centre, the minute you arrive for this deal, you will feel the festive stresses melt away! The Pamper Package, available to take Tueaday to Saturay, is 90 minutes of heaven, for just £48. You will be treated to a 20-minute mini facial, a 20-minute back exfoliation and massage, and eyelash tint and eyebrow wax, and a 12-minute Reiki session. Reiki is a fantastic alternative therapy for when stress gets on top of you.


If you really love the idea of Reiki, then head to Angela Coyle Holistics in the city’s east end, for an Introductory Reiki session, for £20. It’s an hour’s introduction to the technique, and will leave you feeling refreshed and centred. Angela has transformed an area in her home into a private, serene and calm haven. Angela is a fully qualified Usui and Holy Fire Reiki Master, and is also qualified in Indian Head Massage and Hopi Ear Candling. There are also offers on 5pm featuring those therapies.


The Macdonald Cardrona Spa near Peebles has a great Midweek Essential Spa Day offer on 5pm, available Monday to Friday. It’s just £39, and includes a 25-minute treatment – either a Superfood Pro Radiance Facial, a Pro Collagen Age Defy Facial, or a Freestyle Deep Tissue Massage, as well as a £5 spa retail voucher to use against purchases in the spa, and full use of all the facilitiues, which include an 18 metre swimming pool, varied thermal suite options, and a gym.

Is there anything more relaxing than a Full Body Massage? Indulge in this wonderful treatment for just £30 at the A Touch of Glamour salon in Motherwell. Relieve all those aches and pains and tensions this season can bring, with this massage that includes a scalp and face massage. You can take this deal Tureday to Saturdsay.