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Holistic Therapies

Villa Francini owner Kathryn is a highly qualified Holistic Therapist and aesthetician with a long-standing interest in holistic, complementary and alternative therapies.

Despite initially qualifying in Aromatherapy and Swedish Massage 15 years ago, I felt there was still much to know so finally quit my career in the pharmaceutical industry (rather bizarrely…) to go to college full-time and dedicate the time to really learning about holistic therapies. I then discovered the joys of facial work and decided to take another year to learn about this and associated treatments. I have continued to supplement these basic qualifications with numerous professional workshops and courses, thus also indulging a passion for learning.

I am a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists, a Member of the International Federation of Health and Beauty Therapists and am a Fellow of the International Council of Holistic Therapists. Click the therapy headings below to take you to that section of the page.



A very popular treatment, usually done in a seated position. The treatment incorporates upper back, shoulders, upper arms, neck, face and scalp and is extremely soporific, making it great for insomniacs!

Indian Head Massage is also used for reasons as diverse as encouraging healthy hair growth and condition and for clients who grind their teeth at night.

45/60mins – €55/€65


This ancient form of natural healing uses mapping of the reflexes and zone theory to treat and restore balance to the whole body via the feet.

There is no need to remove any clothes other than shoes and socks for this treatment, and it may be done with the client either seated or lying down, which makes it ideal for those with limited mobility.

A 60min treatment is usually recommended – €65


Forms of ear candles have been used by many cultures throughout the ages for both medicinal and spiritual ceremonies.

The treatment as performed today includes specific facial massage techniques to enhance the effects of the candling and is very calming and comforting.

Ear-candling may be used to help to alleviate earache, headache, stress, sinus pain, loosen ear wax and balance the pressure in the ears, ideal for divers or those who fly.

45/60mins €55/€65


Popular since the ancient Egyptians first extracted aromatic oils and with good reason! Combining carefully selected high-quality essential oils with the therapeutic benefits of massage delivers a truly holistic therapy.

Aromatherapy massages involve many long, stroking moves and so tend to be relaxing and soothing.

Back and Shoulders (30mins upwards) from €45

Full Body Aromatherapy (60/75/90/120mins) from €65

Face, Neck, Shoulders & Décolleté (30/45mins) from €45


All over body brushing to clear the skin and improve circulation is followed by a full body massage using essential oils renowned for their detoxification properties, and moves designed to stimulate the lymphatic system. Ideal to kick start or reward a healthy living regime.

60mins are ideal, or more for a longer massage from €65



No needles. No abrasives. No toxins. No creams, lotions or potions. And no risk – just pure massage!

This amazing treatment will freshen the complexion, help to soften lines, firm contours and give you a ‘just back from holiday’ glow.

It is ideal for weddings, parties and other big events, or whenever you want to look your best; naturally.

For more lasting and noticeable results, a course of treatments is recommended.

Each deeply relaxing treatment is 60mins – €65


Hand blended with care in England and accredited by the Soil Association, Pinks Boutique products are made entirely from the finest natural and organic ingredients that can be fully traced back to source. The beauty regime you deserve, without the chemicals!

Standard Facial (45mins) €55
Includes deep cleansing, exfoliation, mask, massage, & moisturisation, all individually chosen for your skin type.

Luxury Facial (60/75mins) €65/€75
As above and includes steam & extractions and/or extra massage as appropriate.

The Ultimate Facial (90mins) €85
This amazing treatment works to balance the whole body and includes hands and feet too.

Back treatment (60/75/90mins) €65/€75/€85
A facial for your back. Ideal for holidays and parties to slough dead skin, remove impurities, bring a healthy glow to your back and ensure even tanning.


CACI award winning treatments use the very latest technologies and have been voted the most effective anti-ageing treatments available.

Whilst CACI is famous world-wide for facial lifting and toning, the advanced multifunctional ULTRA machine also offers effective techniques for skin rejuvenation and targets fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, acne, blemishes stretch marks and sun damage.

Completely non-invasive (no needles) the treatments can deliver dramatic, visible results. CACI treatments are regularly featured in the media and have a huge celebrity following.

The CACI Ultra is an extremely adaptable tool so please feel free to discuss any skin issues or concerns so that we can combine the various elements to create your ideal treatment.

All treatments are suitable for both ladies and gentlemen.

CACI ULTRA Anti-Ageing Face Lift
90mins €85
Course of 10 €765

The CACI Ultra Face-Lift is a tailor-made anti-ageing facial combining the lifting and toning of the facial muscles in the CACI Classic Facelift with the skin tissue work found in the CACI Skin Rejuvenating facial.

CACI Hydratone Facial
30mins €45
Course of 10 €405
Add-on to any other CACI treatment €20

Intense skin hydration mask infuses the skin with collagen and vitamins E & C. Recommended for dehydrated and sun damaged skin so ideal after a holiday to plump up lines and wrinkles and leave skin looking radiant.

CACI Non-Surgical Face Lift
60mins €65
Course of 10 €585

A results driven facial which lifts the contours of the face by firming and toning facial muscles. The treatment also softens lines and wrinkles and improves the overall texture of the skin.

CACI Ultra Healing Treatment – for Acne
30/45mins €45/€55
Course of 10 €405/€495

Specifically designed to treat acne or blemished skins on the face or body. This works by stimulating cell regeneration and the body’s own natural healing process, reducing inflammation and bacteria. Oil production can be balanced and impurities expelled from the skin.

CACI Skin Rejuvenation
30/45mins €45/€55
Course of 10 €405/€495

Face or Body. A gentle but effective procedure painlessly tackles imperfections, such as lines and wrinkles, sun damage/pigmentation, acne scaring and stretch marks, all without damaging skin.

CACI Ultra Eye Revive Treatment
45mins €55
Course of 10 €495

Concentrating on the eye area this treatment gently lifts, smoothes and plumps fine lines and wrinkles. A powerful serum followed by a masque to leave eye area brighter, lifted and smoother. Ideal for younger skins with the first signs of ageing.

CACI Wrinkle Revolution
15/30mins €35/€45
Course of 10 €315/€405

Targeted red & blue LED photo-stimulation combined with high frequency micro-current helps to plump out specific lines and wrinkles, providing a needle-free alternative to collagen injections and dermal fillers.

30mins €45
Course of 10 €405

This treatment uses the electro-cellulite massager and gives great results smoothing the appearance of cellulite and lifting the bottom. A favourite with clients in the UK and the perfect treat for a perky bikini behind.

Hair removal

Hair removal

At Villa Francini only a botanical sugar-based product is used to remove hair. This product removes only the hair, not your skin, is totally natural, is extremely gentle and is completely water soluble, so no stickiness afterwards. Modern waxes often contain chemicals, resins or other synthetics whereas Sugar is 100% natural. The unique formulation allows the product to stick only to the hair and not to the skin, making it less painful than normal waxing and also ideal for more sensitive skins. After the treatment any residue is simply wiped clean away meaning absolutely no stickiness! Bliss!

Eyebrow €12
Lip or Chin €10
Lip & Chin €15
Underarm €15
½ Leg €20
¾ Leg €25
Full Leg €30
Bikini €15
Full Leg & Bikini €40
½ Arm €20
Full Arm €25
Back -from €25
Chest – from €25

Please note that Intimate Hair Removal (Hollywood/Brazilian) is not available.

Manicure & Pedicure

Manicure & pedicure

File and Re-varnish 30mins €30
Luxury Manicure 60mins €55

File and Re-varnish 30mins €30
Luxury Pedicure 60mins €60

Luxury Manicure and Pedicure both include nail re-shape, nail & cuticle tidy, soak, exfoliating scrub, massage and paint.