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.
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.
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.
ITALY: Palazzo di Varignana
Located in the rolling hills of Emilia Romagna, the spa experience at Palazzo di Varignana is a true haven of serenity and revitalisation. The hotel is home to two spas; one 3,700sqm spa with a sensorial and hydrotherapy pool, saunas, Turkish bath, ice waterfall and relaxation room with a herbal tea corner; and a spa dedicated to traditional Moroccan and Japanese treatments and rituals.
If you're interested in bookings a relaxing weekend spa escape, call to speak to one of our specialists on +44 (0)203 886 0082 or discover our range of holidays here.