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& Spring pop-up spa has created a sanctuary in the heart of the city. Enlisting the expertise of award-winning fl orist McQueens, it has become an idyllic spot to while away the hours on one of the comfy loungers while admiring the views over London. Despite the skincare brand’s quintessentially


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British roots, with the sun shining over the azure pool in the summer here, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were in the stylish Med and not above the streets of the capital. Taking residence in Knightsbridge until October, Green & Spring has introduced its signature treatments to make one of London’s most secret hideaways also one of its most indulgent. Within the Green & Spring Cottage


treatment room, guests can choose from an array of holistic body and beauty therapies including 90-minute pamper sessions and


ransforming the sun terrace of T e Berkley hotel into a corner of the British countryside, complete with butterfl ies and lavender, the Green


pool, as well as a session in the steam room and sauna. T ese are just a few of the extra perks that set this city centre spa apart from its neighbours. T e super soft slippers and attentive staff are pretty special too. If that wasn’t enough to whet your appetite,


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Roof-top pools, picnics and 90-minute pamper sessions; Green & Spring perfect the pop-up spa at T e Berkley hotel


quick and eff ective taster facials. Wanting to soak up every second of this


incredible retreat I experienced the Cloud 9 (£160); a holistic massage combining aromatherapy, refl exology and acupressure. As one of the signature treatments, in addition to the Green & Spring Indulgence (£185), it also includes complimentary access to the pool, health club and garden. With a soundtrack of Adele, Coldplay and Norah Jones (- a welcome change from birdsong), I was quite literally pampered from head to toe by my nurturing and skilled therapist. Helping to relax and revitalise, the Cloud 9 includes soothing refl exology, hot stones, a cleansing facial and deeply relaxing massage. A holistic therapy using an array of Green & Spring’s natural products, it works to detox and restore inner tranquility, starting and ending at the tip of your toes after 90-minutes of pure relaxation. As part of my half-day membership to T e


Berkley Health Club and Spa, I completed my treatment with a relaxing dip in the roof-top


T e Berkeley Health Club & Spa, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL, 020 7201 1699. For more information visit www.the-berkley.co.uk or www.greenandspring.com.


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there is also a picnic menu including some British summer favourites such as homemade lemon iced tea and strawberries and cream to really transport you away from the hustle and bustle below. With such an indulgent setting, idyllic


treatments and fi ve-star service to match, this really is one of the capital’s most heavenly hideaways – but please don’t tell anyone.


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