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spa

We have travelled the world sourcing the best spa hotels and resorts, ensuring that we only offer those that we know and love.  Choose from the UK, short haul or long haul destinations. 

A spa holiday, depending on where you choose to go and what you wish to achieve, can be anything from a weekend to a fortnight.  Spa holidays are great for solo travellers or couples, or mums and daughters, and we can advise on which destinations are best for your particular holiday.  See also:

Top short haul options - spas with beaches and other activities

Top short haul options - spas with fine cuisine and spectacular countryside

Top European options - wellness clinics

Top long haul destinations with superb spa resorts

Wellbeing programmes and spa categories available

  • Ayurvedic therapies
  • Beach and spa
  • Destination spa
  • De-stress and unwind
  • Detox
  • Fitness and spa
  • Golf and spa
  • Pure indulgence
  • Rejuvenation / healthy ageing
  • Scuba diving and spa
  • Short spa breaks
  • Singles spa holidays
  • Ski, fitness, yoga and spa
  • Sleep therapy
  • Tennis and spa
  • Weight loss
  • Yoga and Pilates

The ethos and treatments available at each spa varies, and we can tell you which are best for relaxing and de-stressing, losing weight and getting in to shape, or simply just finding balance in your life.  Whatever your age and whatever you are looking to achieve from your spa holiday, our experts can tailor-make your trip for to ensure maximum enjoyment and the best results. 

Call 020 8968 0501 or simply email us

See all our recommended spas around the world by clicking 'where to go'

See also: detox retreats

7 night spa holiday at Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand

From £2,140 per person

Choose from the wide array of massages, facial & body treatments as well as yoga exercises to help you refresh and recharge. More

7 night yoga and spa at Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus

From £1,625 per person

Enjoy luxurious accommodation, a wonderful spa and a fabulous beach – plus many activities on offer. More

3 night spa indulgence at Castel Monastero, Tuscany

From £1,065 per person

Experience the pleasures of true relax, to regain your energies and find new vitality. More

5 night spa holiday at Paradis Plage, Morocco

From £760 per person
This is the perfect package for those wishing to relax and discover the oriental treatments on offer. More

7 night asian bliss at Kamalaya, Thailand

From £2,900 per person

A rare and life enhancing immersion into the holistic healing traditions of Asia.  More

7 night ‘sha essence' at SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain

From £2,699 per person
Combines eastern wisdom with the latest western developments to rebalance your body by activating mental and physical energy. More

3 night 'Healing Rhythms' at Longevity, Portugal

From £1,146 per person
Leave your stress and worries behind as you embark on a joyous journey of healing. More

7 night ‘essential stress reduction’ at Longevity, Portugal

From £2,102 per person

Learn how to renew and recharge, restore your body, rest your mind, and initiate healthy lifestyle changes. More

7 night 'better ageing' at Verdura, Sicily

From £2,840 per person

The Better Ageing Programme focuses on ageing prevention to help slow down the ageing process.  More

7 night 'stress management' at Verdura, Sicily

From £2,840 per person

The Stress Management Programme is designed to help you understand and manage your stress so it doesn't manage you. More

7 night 'lux me' at Grand Gaube, Mauritius

From £1,350 per person

For those who want to have some ‘me’ time in an idyllic and beautiful location.  More

4 night tennis and spa mini break at La Manga, Spain

From £690 per person
After a knock about on the courts, head to the resort’s spa before indulging in delicious Mediterranean cuisine. More

10 day family spa holiday in South Africa

From £2,790 for a family of three

10 days of relaxation, pampering, rejuvenation for parents around Cape Town, while children are kept entertained and staying at some of the best Spa hotels in South Africa.   More

7 night nira bliss spa offer at Shanti Maurice, Mauritius

From £2,399 per person

Nira Bliss is designed as a Wellness package that is geared to individuals who seek to be deservingly pampered. More

 

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dolomite mountains

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spa croatia

croatia

Croatia is home to one of Europe’s last unspoilt coastlines and we think the only way to truly app…

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spa majorca

majorca

A Mediterranean island that combines rugged coastal scenery, beautiful wooded countryside and wonder…

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spa marrakech

marrakech

The ‘Red City’, surrounded by ancient walls, is a truly remarkable place. So different, so exot…

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spa pau

pau

Pau is just 45kms from one of Europe’s most interesting and innovative health spas: Les Pres d’…

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spa koh samui

koh samui

Koh Samui is a little island paradise in the Gulf of Thailand, with gorgeous beaches, crystal clear …

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spa hua hin

hua hin

While the beaches of Phuket and Samui were discovered only recently, Hua Hin has been a favourite T…

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spa bali

bali

The magical oriental island of Bali is synonymous with relaxtion and spiritual bliss, and has some o…

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spa mauritius

mauritius

It's name alone conjures up images of azur blue seas, white sandy beaches and tropical luxury. Maur…

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spa kerala

kerala

Kerala runs along the south western tip of India, and is home to two superb boutique wellness resort…

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spa himalayas

himalayas

Escape to the mystical and glorious Himalayan mountains for a spiritual and physical rebalance of yo…

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spa traben trarbach

traben trarbach

Come here for short wellbeing, slimming, beauty and anti-ageing packages or for a proper full-on det…

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spa andalusia

andalusia

A short haul flight and sunny pretty much all year. It's perfectly possible to relax by the pool ev…

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spa atlas mountains

atlas mountains

Head south from Marrakech into the magnificent Atlas Mountains for a truly memorable holiday. Stay …

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spa tuscany

tuscany

Tuscany is one of the many jewels that Italy has to offer. Gorgeous summer climate, stunning scener…

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spa provence

provence

in:spa hosts luxury health, fitness and detox retreats at a glamorous chateau just outside Cotignac,…

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spa franschhoek

franschhoek

About an hour inland from Cape Town, between marching rows of massive granite mountains, the pretty …

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spa england

england

In recent years, a number of fabulous spa hotels have opened throughout England. We have visited th…

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spa stellenbosch

stellenbosch

Only 28 km from Cape Town International Airport, Stellenbosch is a fabulous base from which to explo…

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spa costa blanca

costa blanca

Fly in to Alicante, before transfering to the SHA Wellness Clinic. Immaculately-designed, bright wh…

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spa swiss alps

swiss alps

Famous for its fabulous skiing, the Swiss Alps are now building a reputation for fun summer adventur…

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spa innsbruck

innsbruck

Innsbruck is the gateway to several of our hand picked healthy holiday destinations, all with easy a…

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spa kwazulu natal

kwazulu natal

Kwazulu Natal, on the wild east coast of South Africa, is renowned for its exceptional beaches, fabu…

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spa phuket

phuket

Superb destination for some winter sun. Choice of superb beachside spa resorts. There's something …

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spa oman

oman

Adjacent to the United Arab Emirates and facing the Arabian Gulf, Oman is a jewel of a destination, …

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spa abu dhabi

abu dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE and boasts year-round sunshine, pristine beaches, spectacular sa…

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spa dubai

dubai

Dubai offers you the opportunity to go skiing in the morning and desert safari in the afternoon with…

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spa karnataka

karnataka

Karnataka is a vast Indian state that stretches from the west coast, just south of Goa, across to Ba…

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spa kitzbuhel alps

kitzbuhel alps

Nestled among the peaks of the Austrian Alps is the world renowned Kitzbuhel/ Kirchberg resort, offe…

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spa algarve

algarve

Only a two hour flight from London, Portugal's Algarve can be visited all year round and is a perfec…

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spa koh kood

koh kood

Two hundred miles south east of Bangkok, lies the small island of Koh Kood, home to rainforest, coco…

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spa con dao

con dao

Located off the south-east coast of mainland Vietnam, the Con Dao is home to the superb Six Senses C…

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spa ras al khaimah

ras al khaimah

Few people have heard of Ras Al Khaimah, in the northern most point of the United Arab Emirates, but…

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spa mayan riviera

mayan riviera

The Spanish conquistadors arrived off Mexico’s Mayan Riviera in the 16th century to discover a stu…

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spa penang

penang

Pulau Penang, the "Island of the Betelnut Tree", has long been an inviting destination for traders a…

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spa hoi an

hoi an

Emphatically the most enchanting place along the Vietnam coast, this is one spot worth lingering in.…

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spa khoa lak

khoa lak

Khao Lak is an area of outstanding beauty. Pure white beaches, cascading waterfalls, spectacular pri…

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spa langkawi

langkawi

With Langkawi being only one of four inhabited islands out of the archipelago of 99 islands, it's a …

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spa chiang mai

chiang mai

Thais idealise their beloved northern capital as a quaint, moated and walled city surrounded by moun…

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spa st lucia

st lucia

You can visit St Lucia, with its balmy sub-tropical climate, at any time during the year. Though, w…

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spa turks and caicos

turks and caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands are located in the northern Caribbean, an archipelago of eight principa…

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spa pangkor laut

pangkor laut

Pangkor Laut is a privately owned island located three miles off the west coast of Malaysia along th…

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spa kuala terengganu

kuala terengganu

Situated on the east coast of the Malaysia peninsular, Kuala Terengganu is the capital city of the s…

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spa maldives

maldives

A double string of 1,190 coral islands to the southwest of Sri Lanka, stretching north to just south…

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spa seychelles

seychelles

The Seychelles are justly famous for their gorgeous year-round climate, stunning white sandy beaches…

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spa nha trang

nha trang

Nha Trang is the coastal capital of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam. Its legendary pristine beauty is kn…

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spa antigua

antigua

The island has a stunning, rugged coastline, dotted with hidden coves, beautiful coral reefs and 365…

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spa montana

montana

Known as 'Big Sky Country', Montana is in the north western US, bordering Canada to the north. Famo…

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spa british virgin islands

british virgin islands

The British Virgin Islands, lying about 1,000 miles from the equator, enjoy tropical warm, balmy con…

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spa krabi

krabi

Located on southern Thailand's east coast, 800 kilometres south of Bangkok, Krabi province is an are…

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spa borneo

borneo

It's a 17 hour flight (one change) to our featured destination in Borneo but it's well worth the eff…

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spa agadir

agadir

Blessed by a year round warm climate and only a 3 hour flight from London, Agadir is a great place t…

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spa murcia

murcia

The 1,400 acre La Manga Club resort has superb sports and recreation facilities for all the family. …

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spa polis

polis

Towards the north-westerly tip of Cyprus, the island’s rolling hills and ancient vineyards give wa…

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spa paphos

paphos

Head to Paphos, Cyprus and stay in your own villa or apartment in the Aphrodite Hills Resort or stay…

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spa bodrum

bodrum

On the south coast of Turkey, near Bodrum, we recommend two excellent but very different resorts.…

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spa florida

florida

Whilst the glitz and glamour of Miami is there for those that wish it, we're focusing our attentions…

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spa sicily

sicily

Sicily is pretty much a year round destination. Stay at one of our fabulous villas or at Verdura Go…

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spa tenerife

tenerife

Tenerife enjoys more hours of sunshine than any other part of Spain, with an average annual temperat…

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spa puglia

puglia

Fabulous weather and gorgeous climate, Puglia is pretty much still an undiscovered holiday destinati…

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spa khanom

khanom

Khanom is a small country town on the western side of the Gulf of Thailand. The closest airport, Su…

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spa jamaica

jamaica

A superb year round destination, Jamaica is 10 hours flying time from London, and the island's beaut…

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spa anguilla

anguilla

A tiny, laid-back island with exceptional beaches and one of the best hotels in the Caribbean: Vicer…

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spa amalfi coast

amalfi coast

The Amalfi Coast is synonymous with romance and one of the most evocative names in travel. With dra…

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spa barbados

barbados

The Caribbean island of Barbados is characterised by its English colonial history, gorgeous beaches,…

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spa crete

crete

Crete, one of the largest and the southernmost island in the Mediterranean, is renowned for its rich…

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spa zakynthos

zakynthos

Venetians called this island ‘The Flower of the East’ on account of its rich flora, pine-covered…

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spa mykonos

mykonos

For years, this low-lying, sun-drenched Cycladic island has welcomed the jet-set. The beach at Agios…

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spa halkidiki

halkidiki

Halkidiki, in northern Greece, is made up of three ‘fingers' jutting into the Aegean Sea. Stay at …

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spa attica

attica

This historically famous peninsula, situated along the spectacular coast of south-central Greece, is…

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spa sintra

sintra

With richly hued palaces, mist-covered forests and the ruins of a craggy Moorish castle overlooking …

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spa santorini

santorini

Santorini, also locally known as Thira, is considered the most beautiful of the 56 Cycladic Islands,…

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spa megeve

megeve

Megeve has now become a fantastic destination for both winter skiing and summer mountain adventures.…

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spa côte d’azur

côte d’azur

For decades, the Côte d’Azur has been synonymous with glamour and elegance. Choice of superb vill…

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spa oualidia

oualidia

Oualidia is situated on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, equidistant between Casablanca and Essaouira.…

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spa el jadida

el jadida

Spectacular fortress town on the Atlantic coast, 60 miles south of Casablanca. A few miles from the…

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spa sardinia

sardinia

Beautiful Italian island with stunning beaches and coves and a choice of superb resorts, perfect for…

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spa tunis

tunis

During your stay at the luxury Residence Tunisia, close to both Carthage and Tunis, you are perfectl…

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spa goa

goa

The former Portuguese colony of Goa is one of the most relaxing places in India, and a fabulous dest…

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spa bermuda

bermuda

A British Colony with a long maritime history, Bermuda has a very different atmosphere to the rest o…

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spa sharm el sheikh

sharm el sheikh

Head to the Red Sea coast and stay at the superb Four Seasons Sharm el Sheikh. Perfect for sunshine…

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spa marmaris

marmaris

Head to the beautiful Turkish coast, near Marmaris, and stay at the chic D-Hotel. Great for those w…

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spa bavaria

bavaria

Bavaria is unlikely to be on the list for most Brits as a destination for an exceptional family summ…

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spa italian lakes

italian lakes

Renowned for their beauty and timeless elegance, the Italian Lakes have long been a destination for …

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spa heidiland

heidiland

The holiday region of Heidiland stretches from the western part of Lake Walen to Bad Ragaz in easter…

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spa fethiye

fethiye

Fethiye is located on Turkey's beautiful south coast, an hour from Dalaman airport. Stay at Hillside…

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spa istanbul

istanbul

Istanbul is an extraordinary city that straddles the Bosphorus, with one foot in Europe and one in A…

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spa uttarakhand

uttarakhand

The province of Uttarakhand, known for its places of pilgrimage, and its mountains and forests, nest…

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spa maharashtra

maharashtra

The state of Maharashtra is in the north west of India, and includes the cities of Mumbai and Pune w…

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spa gocek

gocek

Göcek has been described as the Turkish equivalent of Dartmouth or Salcombe, and is a magnet for sa…

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spa messinia

messinia

Messinia, on the Greek mainland, is a spectacularly beautiful region, particularly along the Pelopon…

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spa geneva

geneva

A short flight from London and you're in Geneva. Stay at La Réserve Genève on the lake shore, and…

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spa rome

rome

Bursting with magnificent ancient monuments, art galleries, timeless culture and endless shops, cafe…

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spa limassol

limassol

On the south coast of Cyprus, over looking warm clear seas, Limassol is close to our featured hotel …

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