The UK’s Best Spas

Pauline Suwanban
Bulgari Spa

With the winter weather stubbornly clinging on, everyone could use some TLC. Whether looking for a couple’s retreat, or just some much needed me-time, these spas will restore your health and spirit.

  1. Bulgari Spa, London.

Located in Knightsbridge, the legendary Bulgari Hotel boasts an award winning spa in first-class surroundings. Enjoy a facial, massage, manicure and pedicure during a blissful four hours stay at the spa. You will also have access to the super sleek pool and lounge facilities. This spa package can also be arranged for two, which will include time in the private Onyx Spa Suite with additional private features such as steam showers and a hydro-massage tub.

  1. The Scarlet, Cornwall.

Escape the city and relax at The Scarlet. Located in Newquay Cornwall, next to a surf beach, this eco-hotel has the most sensational views of the sea. It offers unique Ayuverdic ‘journeys’. There are fabric tented rooms, suspended pods, and a sea-facing roof for the upmost relaxation. In the summertime, you can venture out onto the wide terraces and try the log-fired hot tubs and natural pools.

  1. The Scotsman, Edinburgh.

Head to Edinburgh and immerse yourself in a 5-star experience at The Scotsman Hotel. Once the HQ of the Scotsman newspaper, it is steeped in history, and now shows modern sophistication. It is also the home to an Aveda Lifestyle spa specialising in organic ingredients and holistic techniques. This spa package includes a selection of three treatments including facials, Indian head massage, manicures, and pedicures. You also have all-day access to the pool and other facilities.

  1. Alfred Dunhill, London.

Alfred Dunhill

Alfred Dunhill embodies the luxurious British gentleman, and has a spa and barber befitting the lifestyle. You will be welcomed with a drink, before indulging with a massage, facial treatment, nourishing mask and moisturiser designed to reverse the stress of modern life. The spa is located in Bourbon house, an English landmark. Following your treatment, you will be given a tour of the history of the house, once the residence of the Duke of Westminster.

  1. The Four Seasons, London

Four Seasons

The Four Seasons hotel is incomparable. Located on the 10th floor, its spa is designed as an urban sanctuary with breath-taking views of the city. In this spa experience, you will have five hours of private time in the ‘Sky Suite’ for two guests, with a selection of treatments. You will also be provided a spa lunch and a glass of champagne to round off your day.