The best weekend spa holidays in Europe

A short break is often what the doctor orders to allow yourself time to rejuvenate and recharge your batteries. It’s important to practice self-care and look after your health and wellbeing and what better way to do so than booking a weekend spa break abroad with rejuvenating spa treatments, a hotel pool and plenty of time to go sightseeing, in order to allow yourself to return home refreshed and motivated for the week ahead.

Whether you’re travelling alone or with friends or family, we have a range of spa holidays in Europe that are perfect for a long weekend getaway.

PORTUGAL: Palacio Estoril Golf & Spa Hotel

Located in the beautiful seaside town of Estoril, often known to locals as the Portuguese Riviera, Palacio Estoril is a 5* golf and spa hotel just a short drive away from Lisbon. Proudly boasting the first Banyan Tree Spa in Europe, the spa offers a range of therapies and treatments drawing on ancient Asian traditions with a holistic approach to physical and mental wellbeing. Between treatments, relax in the hydrotherapy pool before stepping into the steam room, sauna and Turkish hammam.

LITHUANIA: Vilnius Grand Resort

Surrounded by scenic lakes and forests, just outside of the city centre, Vilnius Grand Resort homes a 7500sqm wellness centre is dedicated to wellbeing with a vast range of Eastern and Western spa treatments from traditional massages to Ayurvedic treatments to specialised medical treatments. Get lost in the range of facilities including two Jacuzzis, three different saunas and steam bath, Grotto pool and two gyms.

SPAIN: Asia Gardens Hotel and Thai Spa

The opulent Thai spa and list of Asian-inspired treatments at Asia Gardens Hotel and Thai Spa will allow you to experience a slice of Asia in Europe without the jetlag. The list of treatments are, of course, Asian inspired and you can choose to have these treatments in the luxurious rooms or outdoors on the secluded private pavilion. Continue your journey of zen and join the group classes that include yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi or simply relax by one of the seven pools.

CYPRUS: Annabelle

If you’re looking for serenity and spectacular views, then Ouranos spa could very well be the spot for you. The adults-only spa is located on the rooftop with stunning views of Paphos Bay and a range of holistic treatments from massages to facials to body scrubs. Finish off your self-care day with a sunset swim in the rooftop pool before dining in one of the gourmet restaurants.