Ishga Treatments Launch at Norton House Hotel & Spa

Hand Picked Hotels is to launch a new menu of indulgent spa treatments based on local skin-care range ishga, at Norton House Hotel & Spa this month. 

Each treatment will incorporate the award-winning 100% organic products; comprised of mineral rich seaweed, healing spring water, Aloe Vera and cucumber extract. 

The varied menu of ishga branded treatments will include facials, massages and a seaweed body wrap, to name just a few.  Seaweed has been used for centuries for its natural healing and therapeutic properties and contains a high content of vitamins, minerals, trace elements and natural antioxidants that are considered essential for maintaining healthy, youthful, glowing skin. 

In addition to the range of ishga treatments, the spa also boasts an intimate Rasul mud chamber, perfect for those looking for an extra special treat. The hotel’s health club also benefits from a stunning 18m deck level swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, along with a sauna and steam room and fully equipped fitness suite. 

Ronnie MacKay, General Manager of Norton House Hotel & Spa, said: “The ishga products are a great addition to our well-loved spa. We’re always keen to use locally sourced products and the 100% organic seaweed in the ishga range fits perfectly with our ethos.”

To celebrate the arrival of the ishga treatments, Norton House Hotel & Spa is inviting guests to enjoy a full day in the spa, with a complimentary glass of champagne, a leisurely afternoon tea and a choice of a 55 minute ishga spa treatment (choices include a Hot Stone Full Body Massage, Facial or Seaweed Wrap), from £72 per person until 30th June 2014. 

Built in 1840 and set in 55 acres of grounds, Norton House Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh, is a four-star deluxe country hotel, featuring a three AA rosette restaurant. 

For more information visit www.handpickedhotels.co.uk/norton-house 

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Hand Picked Hotels, created by former lawyer turned hotelier Julia Hands, is the leading collection of architecturally splendid country house hotels - built for pleasure and continuing a centuries-old tradition of offering guests an indulgent yet attainable country house visit, with a contemporary twist. The award-winning hotels are renowned for exquisite food, fine wines and bespoke service by Hand Picked people in stylish, relaxing surroundings, a total of 20 classically British hotels in rural settings across the British Isles, with locations ranging from the New Forest and Jersey to the Cotswolds and Edinburgh. Hand Picked Hotels has won an impressive number of awards, with 17 hotels awarded two AA rosette status and Norton House Hotel in Edinburgh recognised with three AA rosettes.  Nine hotels have achieved red star status which means they are ranked within the AA's Top 200 hotels in the UK & Ireland. The Four Red Star Fawsley Hall is also now part of the Hand Picked collection. There are nine hotels with spas offering the latest therapies and treatments to promote wellbeing and relaxation. Hand Picked Hotels was AA Hotel Group of the Year 2012-2013.

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