THERE is a 'hidden' urban spa in Manchester - and it looks amazing.

The Rena Spa at The Midland Hotel is now back open and is the perfect getaway for people in the North West looking for a weekend city break - without risking overseas travel.

The spa has put together a number of packages linked to big events taking place in Manchester over the next couple of months.

Guests can enjoy the sights and scenes of Manchester, but still with an element of relaxation and rest to ensure they go home with that well-rested holiday feeling.

The award-winning spa, which is known for its day spa facilities has seen a huge rise in guests who are looking for a wellness break that incorporates both the city and spa. 

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The hotel spa, which has a unique four-step relaxation space encourages its guests to discover the art of relaxation, whilst providing an opulent urban space for guests to renew and rejuvenate the body and mind.

From the sleep chambers to the heated relaxation pool, and the steam rooms to the hanging pod cocoons, guests can expect a beautiful, surprisingly tranquil space in the heart of Manchester’s city centre.

Here are some of the key dates in Manchester this summer:

For those who love Culture  - Manchester Pride Between, 27 - 30 August 2021

A world-leading LGBTQ+ event, Manchester Pride sees a weekend of events addressing six key themes: equality, arts and culture, community, party, activism, and youth and family.

Currently planned events include the hugely popular Gay Village Party, Manchester Pride Parade, Superbia Weekend and the closing Candlelit Vigil, a gathering in Sackville Gardens to remember those lost to HIV, and those still facing LGBTQ+ persecution globally.

Between 27 - 30 August 2021, the internationally renowned event will come alive across the city, on a scale never before seen. Stretching from Mayfield to Deansgate with our heart in The Village. An unforgettable weekend awaits.

Treatment – The Indulgence Spa day is the perfect package to kick start a weekend of partying. A pampering spa journey to clear your mind and relax your body with a 50 minute treatment, a glass of Champagne, a light lunch or afternoon tea and a £10 voucher to spend on spa products.

Indulgence - 50 minutes - £99pp Mon to Thurs - £119pp Fri to Sun

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For those who love Food and Drink

Located on Baring Street, amid the thrilling regeneration of Depot Mayfield, Escape to Freight Island will become a permanent urban market and festival space - an axis of food, drink, music, immersive entertainment, festival takeovers and family focused happenings.

It will be home to a number of different bars, restaurants, food trucks, with retail space and a bike park. 

Treatment – For those who want a luxury dining experience with their spa day, unwind with this early evening spa treat. Your Twilight Spa Day will include: 25-minute treatment of your choice, a glass of Champagne, an Evening Meal and a £10 voucher to spend on spa products.

Twilight - 25 minutes - £79pp Mon to Thurs

For those who love Music - Parklife 2021 11th – 12th September

Parklife festival is a Mancunium institution of Urban, electro, indie and pop music, it’s built up a legendary reputation that pulls in a unique and diverse line up year after year. For those who are going along for a weekend of partying and dancing a luxury spa day is just what you need to soothe those aching muscles.

Treatment- Treat a friend or loved one to the ultimate spa experience Your Double Up Spa Day will include: 30 minute Rasul treatment for two, 50 minute spa treatment of your choice, a glass of Champagne, a light lunch or afternoon tea and a £10 voucher to spend on spa products.

Double Up - 80 minutes - £129pp Mon to Thurs - £149 Fri to Sun

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For those who love Sport

Home to two of the world's most famous football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City, football fans can choose to take a Stadium Tour at Old Trafford or The Etihad.

For the fans that do not support a home team, the National Football Museum is located just 7 minutes away by tram and will provide an insightful look at the beautiful game.

If you’re wanting to watch a live game book your spa-cation key dates include

Premier League: Manchester City Vs Norwich City 21st August

Super League: Salford Red Devils Vs Huddersfield Giants 15th August

Treatment – Live like a footballing legend and enjoy a luxury top to toe day of pure bliss. Your Ultimate Spa Day will include: 25 minute Full Body Scrub, 50 minute Massage, 50 minute Facial, 50 minute Manicure, 50 minute Pedicure, A glass of Champagne, A light lunch or afternoon tea and a £10 voucher to spend on spa products.

Ultimate Spa Day - 225 minutes - £259pp Mon to Thurs - £279pp Fri to Sun

To book call 0161 932 4086 or search for the Midland Hotel rena Spa online.

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