Source Spa - Frequently asked questions

Find the answers to most questions you may have about Source Spa and Wellness, our spa memberships, spa facilities, spa days, gym and swimming pool opening times or please feel free to message us via the enquiry form below or pick up the phone and give us a call on 01271 892003.

Source Spa FAQs

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Opening / closing times

What are the opening times of the spa area?

6.30am - 9.30pm

What are the treatment times?

10am - 8pm

Swimming Times

School Holidays

  • Members and adults: 6.30am - 9.00am
  • Families including children: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Members and adults: 5.00pm - 9.30pm

Non- School Holidays

  • Members and adults: 6.30am - 9.00am
  • Family swim for members and residents: 9.00am - 10.30am
  • Members and adults: 10.30am - 4.00pm
  • Family swim for residents only: 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Members and adults: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

6.30am - 9.30pm. Last entry to the pool is 9pm. Facilities close at 10pm. Members are also permitted to use the outdoor pool which is open between May and September.

What times are your classes?
One class per day - either in the morning, afternoon or evening, seven days a week

What are children’s hours?
See first question

Do you offer adult only hours in the pool?
Yes, see first question

What times will the créche be open?
10 - 5pm - closed for lunch between 12 and 12.30pm

Do I pay for the créche?
Members have the opportunity to put their children in our hotel créche for 2 hours per day at £5 per hour. Booking is essential


How long is the pool?

How deep is the pool?
1.5m at its deepest and 1m at the shallow end


What is the temperature of the pool?
28 - 32˚C

What temperature is the salt Inhalation steam room?
40 - 45˚C

What is the temperature of the Finnish sauna?
40 - 60˚C

What is the temperature of the ice fountain?

What is the temperature of the contrast shower?
Temperature controlled by the user

What is the temperature of the salt vitality pool?

Experience benefits

What are the benefits of a true thermal journey?
Increase in white blood cells, which aids the flushing of toxins from the skin, intermittently cooling down and elevating the body’s temperature for optimum results. The cooling ice is ideal in between a series of warm heat in the sauna and steam room.

What are the benefits of the sauna?
Muscle relaxation, stress relief, elimination of waste products, cleansing of the skin, boosting of the immune system, respiratory relief and congestion relief.

What are the benefits of the marine steam room?
As above, in addition to pore cleansing and softening of the skin, salt inhalation also helps clear the upper respiratory tract by bronchial exfoliation.

What are the benefits of the ice fountain?
The shock of the ice can create laughter aiding stress relief. Muscle relaxation as the blood flow increases whilst going from hot to cold, elimination of waste products, cleansing and tightening of the skin.

What are the benefits of the vitality pool?
Hydrotherapy massages your muscles, the benefits of the salt in the air are good for the airways and the dead sea salt soften the skin.

Pregnant women / medical issues

Can I use the spa if I’m pregnant, have high or low blood pressure or asthma?
Guests should consult with their GPs before attending the spa to avoid disappointment, this will be clearly mentioned in the spa menu and booking areas of the website, if any doubt is present it should always be the guest’s decision as in a court of law we are not medically qualified.


What product brands are you using?
IS Clinical - Cosmeceutical range
The Natural Spa Factory are currently developing our own range
Kerstin Florian another range

Both Kerstin Florian and The Spa factory will carry out face and body treatments

Are your products natural?

What if I have a reaction to product / treatment?
Spa Manager to put in place

Membership benefits

  • Full use of all hotel leisure facilities
  • One to one induction to the gym
  • 5% off food and beverage
  • VIP access to club events and seminars
  • 10% off treatments and products
  • Towels and flip flops on each visit
  • Welcome gift pack
  • Morning and afternoon/evening classes
  • Access to childcare
  • 4 Guest passes annually
  • Additional guest passes can be purchased saving 10%
  • Complimentary locker use
  • 10% off accommodation across the Brend Group

Membership Fees

Founder member fees

There are 50 founder memberships available at £1,000 each, paid upfront with no joining fee.

Future members’ fees

  • £1,250 inclusive of joining fee
  • Joint memberships are available at £2,250, (saving one £250 joining fee)

Can I cancel my Direct Debit at anytime?
Yes, with 2 months notice, for annual membership notice needs to be given 2 months before the end, see membership T&Cs

Can I freeze my membership?
You may freeze your membership for between one calendar month and 12 calendar months for the following reasons: pregnancy, serious injury, redundancy

How often can I freeze?

Do I get charged for freezing?
At the discretion of Management

Can I try the spa before I buy a membership?
Prospective members can book in for a free one on one consultation and show round by our membership manager

Can I transfer my membership?
See T&C’s

Can I get a refund 

See T&C’s

How many members will you have or how many do you have so far?

50 Founder Members

Will you cap your membership?

Yes, we envisage that we will have no more than 200 members, our research suggests that at any one time no more than 20% of members will use the facility

Do members have a member account or is it pay as you go?
Yes, members accounts but needs to be settled monthly, however accounts are subject to a credit check

Do you send a monthly statement?

Do you have a corporate membership?

Can I get a discount for my family membership?

What if I’ve lost my membership card, can I still access and do you charge for a new one?
Replacements issued free of charge

Can I pay an annual in 2 or 3 instalments?
Monthly Direct Debit or year up front, joining fee reduced to £100 from £250 for customers paying up front. Joining fee is paid up front irrespective

If my membership lapses, do I need to pay the joining fee again?
Not if you rejoin within a 1 month period

Day / hotel guests

Will you have day guests?
Yes, details to be confirmed

How many guest passes do I get on sign up and can I purchase these at a special rate?
4 guest passes per year - Additional guest passes may be purchased from Spa Reception for £100 per day.

Do guests of members get discount on services and retail?
No, the member would get the discount off of their bill

How many day guest will you have a day?
30 max

Can hotel guests use the spa?

Food and drink

Do members get discounts on food, beverages and accommodation?
Yes, 5% on food and beverages and 10% on accommodation

What time are food and beverages served?
Facilities are available all day however the spa menu is TBC

Are children allowed in the gallery?
No, however family meals and dining are available at the Beachside Grill, Terrace Lounge and The Dining Room

Check in

Do I need to check in each time?
Yes, with your membership or room card


How is the pool cleaned, is it chlorine or ozone?

Will there be a lifeguard on duty?


How many classes do you run?
One class per day - either in the morning, afternoon or evening, seven days a week. The membership manager will keep you up to date with times, availability and classes. Classes will be exclusive to members and residents

Do I pay for classes?
Included in your membership or if you are resident, subject to availability - booking recommended

Do I book classes?
Yes, we're looking into developing an app

How many members in a class?

How much does it cost for personal training?
TBC but we are thinking in the region of £60 per hour but discounted bundles will be available, also group PT sessions can be added to standard memberships, residents will also be able to book sessions but this will not be included in your stay

How many trainers do you have?

Do you offer yoga / pilates?


How often do you run events for members?
TBC but will include events such seminars and Christmas parties

Are members’ events charged?
Yes, but discounted

Can I bring friends to members’ events?

Online bookings

Can I book classes and treatments online?
TBC but hopefully yes

Is there a member app?
No but you can book online


How old do you have to be to use the spa?
16 years

Can I have my own personal locker?


Do you supply towels / robes / slippers?


What’s your cancellation policy for treatments?
24 hrs

What qualifications / experience do your staff hold?
All staff are qualified in all necessary fields