Best Spa Breaks in Europe

Kelly Dunning
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Feeling a little stressed? The fast pace of modern life can take its toll on your body, leaving you tired, sore and overworked. A visit to a spa is a wonderfully luxurious way to indulge yourself, release the tension from your muscles, awaken your dull complexion and feel glowing and vibrant again. From facials to aromatherapy to massages to exfoliating scrubs, each treatment is designed to help you look and feel your best.

There are several incredible spas all around Europe that are renowned for their superb treatments and elegant settings. Here are some of the best options for a luxury spa break in Europe:

The Four Seasons Spa in London, England

The spa at the Four Seasons in London is one of the finest in the world, set on the 10th floor in a unique rooftop setting. The floor to ceiling windows bathe the rooms in natural light, giving the spa a spacious and airy feeling and offering views of the major landmarks of London. You can choose between many exquisite treatments including the traditional Swedish massage to aromatherapy to organic facial treatments. Take a look at the TRULY Experiences London Four Seasons Spa Gift Package, which includes a stress relieving massage, an aromatic foot soak, a full body exfoliation and the use of the thermal suite.

Therme del Parco in Forte Village, Italy

This gorgeous spa has 20 treatment rooms, as well as a set of thalassotherapy pools within a lush tropical garden. You bathe in each one in sequence as the temperature slowly changes and the jets massage your body for instant relaxation. Therme del Parco is also known for being one of the few spas in Europe to offer zero gravity yoga, as well as a number of beauty therapies and massage treatments.

The Balmoral Spa in Edinburgh, Scotland

Condé Nast Traveller Magazine called the Balmoral Spa “one of the best in Scotland, if not the UK.” This place of relaxation and indulgence has treated many celebrities and has established a reputation for superb and personal service. The Balmoral Spa Gift Package includes 110 minutes of treatment time with highly trained therapists, including a body massage, a facial and aromatherapy oil treatment. Also included is lunch at Hadrian’s, the winner of the Scottish Hotel Awards 2013 ‘Restaurant of the Year’.

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona, Spain

Gazing out at the city while lounging by the chic rooftop pool at this spa is the perfect remedy for any stress in your life. The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental has a luxurious herbal steam room, eight private treatment rooms and a full service gym. Try the Barcelona Spring treatment, which uses indigenous Spanish ingredients such as local sage and mint for the foot treatment and a Spanish olive oil and salt body scrub.

These are just a few examples of superb spa breaks in Europe where you can relax and let yourself be pampered by the best.

 
 

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