Holidays are all about letting your hair down, chilling out and going places and doing things that you would not normally do during your day to day life. It is a chance to wind down and while away some hours with family or friends enjoying yourself.
Another point of holidays is actually to do things that you want to do and spend some time relaxing and rejuvenating. Everyone needs a holiday to assess what are the important things in life and what better way to do that than stay in one of the many spa hotels Italy has to offer.
Forget the usual notion that all you get in Italy is the leaning tower of Pisa, museums in Rome and huge pizzas. Lovely though all of those things are, what you really need is someone pampering you all day long so all you have to do is lift your arm to pick up your drink. You know you deserve it!
Think beautiful lakes, cool forests, marvellous mountains and friendly locals. Then you can close your eyes and receive soothing massages, exfoliating treatments and be wrapped in something you did not think possible.
Add all this to the backdrop of being in Italy and you cannot go far wrong. You can choose from loads of spa hotels Italy has, from remote ones where you are surrounded by stunning scenery and nothing else, to more city based options where everything is on hand and you can even choose where to eat in the evening.
There are spa breaks to be had all over this country of pasta and you can enjoy hot springs in some parts where thermal baths are a must; great for skin complaints. After all it is where Roman baths sprang from.
Luxury is the name of the game when you come to one of the many spa hotels that Italy has on offer. Even the most basic will have highly trained therapists and masseurs to listen to your every need. They will talk you through the processes of what is best for you and point you in the right direction of which treatments to have, especially if you have never experienced this sort of holiday before.
If you are into art or other hobbies, you can combine your spa break with other interests like staying in Florence and checking out the museums, going to the Italian Riviera where the coast is beautiful or taking time off from being massaged to walking in Tuscany in the north. The possibilities are endless and that is what is so great about taking a spa break in Italy.
By Karen Lovely of Spabreaks.com who wants to convince you to add Italy to your list of places to go for a spa break.