You can never have enough time to practice self-care and it’s always good to have some me-time, so there’s no reason not to combine your next holiday with a schedule of quality spa treatments in between swims and exploring.
Whether you’re looking for a holistic spa break at a destination spa to recuperate and focus on your wellbeing or wanting to indulge in a week of pampering with relaxing massages, cleansing facials and soothing body scrubs, there’s no doubt that you’ll return home feeling refreshed in mind and body.
We’ve rounded up our top 5 spa holidays in Europe for the ultimate relaxation and pamper break:
Asia Gardens Hotel and Thai Spa, Spain
Nestled at the foot of the Sierra de Cortina mountains and just 2km from the beautiful beaches of Costa Blanca, you can enjoy a range of Asian-inspired spa treatments at the opulent Thai Spa with world class therapists. The spa has its own indoor-outdoor pool where you can relax in the peaceful surroundings after your treatments, or you can choose from 6 other pools at the hotel. You'll also experience a taste of South-East Asia in the exotic hotel grounds which are filled with tropical Oriental gardens.
Find out more about Asia Gardens Hotel and Thai Spa here.
Vilnius Grand Resort, Lithuania
Set amongst 2 scenic lakes and calming forests of pine and birch trees, it would be hard not to relax in this sanctuary of calm with the extensive relaxation including 2 indoor swimming pools, salt room, Finnish sauna, Russian sauna, steam room, relaxation area and a separate indoor and outdoor jacuzzi. The 7,500sqm V Spa and Wellness Centre proves its dedication to helping your restore your wellbeing with an extensive menu of holistic and medical therapies from Ayurvedic journeys to Gemology rituals to Hydrafacial treatments.
Find out more about Vilnius Grand Resort here.
Aldemar Royal Mare, Greece
Voted Worlds Leading Thalasso and Spa Resort for 10 consecutive years, it’s no wonder that the spa has been listed as one of the 10 best Thalasso centres in the world. The treatments feature sea water and marine products which are rich in minerals such as magnesium, zinc, potassium and iron, making it ideal for remineralising the body. The 4000sqm spa is a true haven of relaxation where you can experience the healing powers of thalassotherapy from detoxification to its effectiveness in treating eczema, psoriasis, back pains, arthritis and stress.
Find out more about Aldemar Royal Mare here.
Park Hyatt Mallorca, Spain
The Serenitas Spa is nothing short of specular with luxurious treatments and rituals inspired by the fragrances, minerals and herbs of the island amongst a tranquil and soothing setting. Alongside a spacious terrace where you can soak up the sun with stunning views of Serra De Llevant mountains after your treatment, the spa also has a sauna, sensory showers, vitality pool and a not to be missed Quartz sand bed.
Find out more about Park Hyatt Mallorca here.
Park Igls, Austria
Those looking for the ultimate reset experience might consider combining a spa holiday with a health MOT at Park Igls’ health retreat and medical spa in the Tyrollean Alps. Based on the concept that the gut is the key to good health and happiness, detoxify your mind and body with a low calorie and prescribed Modern Mayr diet along with medical examinations and detoxifying spa treatments under the care of medical experts. Between treatments, you can relax in the modern spa equipped with a steam room, sauna and hydrotherapy pool.
Find out more about Park Igls here.