Transform your body and mind at the UK’s first purpose-built spa and detox retreat with a 10% discount on all packages for our readers

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If you want to invest in yourself, the Glass House in Essex is the ideal place to do it. This innovative detox retreat, set in the heart of the Essex countryside, is just an hour from central London and offers a huge range of packages lasting from two to seven days. De-stress and focus on your health and wellbeing with expert support, progressive fitness facilities and classes, cryotherapy, spa treatments and a plant-based menu, all of which will help you make positive changes quickly. Plus, don't miss this chance to save 10% - exclusively for our readers.

What's included

  • A two-night full-board stay at the Glass House from 3pm Friday until 4.30pm Sunday in a Superior Room (longer stay packages are also available)
  • Exclusive use of the Glass House facilities and daily fitness classes
  • Specialist plant-based menu with three meals a day
  • Three spa treatments including the Lifecube cryotherapy chamber

Unique eco-friendly retreat

The Glass House is an environmentally friendly wellness destination with solar panels, a ground source heat pump and rain water recycling technology. Plus, it's been specially designed to promote wellness with floor-toceiling windows, which let in a flood of natural light and give the Glass House its name. If you want to digitally detox, there are special safes in every room - but fear not, there's high-speed wifi if you don't.

Delicious food

Nutrition is at the heart of the Glass House, and head chef Miguel Gouveia, a raw food pioneer, uses only the finest organic and seasonal fruit and veg, nuts and grains. All meals are included and there's a choice of three specialist plant-based diets all containing low-cholesterol hearthealthy dishes that aid detox, weight loss and digestion. Rich in vitamins and minerals, they're also high in fibre and largely unprocessed. There's also a cookery school where you can learn how to make delicious healthy meals at home.

Cryotherapy chamber

A groundbreaking treatment, cryotherapy is popular with top athletes for soothing muscle injuries and, at the Glass House, you can experience it for yourself. The cryotherapy chamber will expose your body to extreme cold and help combat the signs of ageing by boosting cellular regeneration. It can also aid weight loss by encouraging fat burning.

Use of the spa and facilities

Guests can relax in the 12-metre indoor heated swimming pool and Himalayan salt block sauna, and enjoy spa treatments from expert Elemis therapists - three of which are included on a two-day break, and more if you opt for a longer package.

Reasons to visit The Glass House



This innovative detox retreat, set in the heart of the Essex countryside, is just an hour from central London.

By car: 1 hour 25 mins from Central London, 1 hour 20 mins from Cambridge, 2 hours from Oxford. There is on-site parking at the hotel.

By train: West Horndon station is a 5-minute drive from the hotel and serviced by c2c trains to London Fenchurch Street (30 mins) and Shoeburyness (40 mins).

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Wed, Wed, Feb 26, 20
Thu, Thu, Dec 31, 20
2 Nights
Price per person
* Prices based on two sharing. Single supplement available. Longer stay packages are also available. Travel not included. Subject to availability. This promotion is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst UK brands.
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The Glass House is a purpose-built detox and wellness retreat in Essex, designed from scratch and built by industry experts from the ground up. It takes an all-inclusive approach to detoxing and wellness.

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