Spa holidays

Spa holidays combine all the excitement of discovering a new location with top-notch facilities begging you to unwind. You get to experience the sights and sounds of a scenic destination. Then zen out in bubbling hot tubs, relaxing saunas, or under the knuckles of a skilled massage therapist. And you don’t have to travel far to enjoy a good pampering. We’ve narrowed down a list of the best spa holidays in Europe, with everything from beachfront beauties to countryside retreats.

 

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Spa holidays to France

From the glittering lights of Paris to the rolling hills of the French Riviera, France is home to some of the most alluring sights in the world. Indulge in world-famous wines in Versailles, walk along the beautiful avenue of Champs-Elysees, or explore the sprawling coastlines of Nice. And when you’ve had your fill of exquisite food and culture, kick back in one of these luxurious hotel spas.

Spa holidays to Spain

If your idea of the perfect holiday revolves around relaxing spa treatments and eternal sunshine, hop over to one of these indulgent hotels in Spain. Whether you’re seeking out the glitzy beach clubs in Marbella, or the thumping after-dark scene in Torremolinos, you’ll find a wealth of signature spa holidays boasting ultra-luxe facilities.

Spa holidays to Croatia

Known as the pearl of Europe, Croatia is all luscious pine forests and ancient fortresses, tumbling into the turquoise Adriatic. And the hotel spas make excellent use of their spectacular surroundings. You could take a soothing dip in the glass-walled pools at Palace Elisabeth in Hvar or while away an hour in the rooftop hot tub at Cornaro Hotel, Split.

Spa holidays to Greece

Whitewashed walls, sweeping sunsets, and pine-clad coves, Greece is the ideal location for some much-needed rest and relaxation. From the romantic spa spots in Santorini to the all-out wellness retreats in Corfu, every Greek island offers a slice of peace and tranquillity. Why not soak up swoon-worthy vistas from the infinity pool at Phos The Boutique in Akrotiri.

Spa holidays to Cyprus

Crank up the chill factor with spa holidays in Cyprus. With secluded coves, mountain hideaways and unspoilt wilderness, this island in the eastern Mediterranean was made for relaxing breaks. For five-star luxury, breathtaking views and marine-style therapies, book in for a spoiling stay at Almyra in Paphos. Or, if you want to be close to the ancient sites of Limassol, take a peek at Alasia Hotel.

Spa holidays to Italy

From the grand mountainscapes of Lake Garda to the verdant rolling vineyards in Sicily, Italy is the perfect backdrop for a spa holiday in Europe. And then there are the towering amphitheatres scattered throughout Rome. How about a swim on the panoramic terrace of Anantara Palazzo Naiadi, followed by a relaxing stroll through Vatican City?

Spa holidays to Portugal

With its year-round sunshine, sleepy fishing towns and Blue Flag beaches, Portugal is the perfect location for a coastal spa break. You’ve got miles of golden sand in the Algarve, and natural lava pools in Madeira. And if you want to feel like you’ve completely dropped off the tourist map, check out the paradisiacal Azores.

Cheap spa holidays

 In search of a little luxury for less? We have plenty of affordable hotels with great spa facilities to indulge in. You could soak up Mediterranean sunshine in southern Spain. Or explore the sights with a city break in romantic Rome. We’ve narrowed down our favourite low-cost spots for you to shake off the stress. We’re talking mosaic-clad hammams and bubbling hot tubs in beautiful locations. Explore our cheap spa holidays in Europe. 

All inclusive spa holidays

Peaceful settings, luxe treatments, and All Inclusive perks. Spa holidays, where the meals, snacks and drinks are taken care of, allow you to really kick back and relax. You could escape to the secluded corners of Sardinia, hopping from the beach to the hammam, or stay in a bustling city like Paris, where you can soak in the hot tub after a day of exploring. Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got plenty of All Inclusive spa holidays for you to choose from.

FAQs
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Q) What is a spa holiday?

Spa holidays are all about taking time out to rest and recuperate. When you stay in a hotel and spa, you can make full use of their pampering facilities, some of which you may need to pay extra for, depending on your package. Many have saunas, jacuzzis, steam rooms and pools, along with a variety of treatments. Some also included holistic activities like yoga and tai chi. With our line-up of incredible spa holidays in Europe, you won’t need to travel far to find your own slice of paradise.

Q) What does a spa treatment include?

Spa holidays typically offer a range of spa treatments, from rejuvenating facials to pampering manicures, relaxing massages and revitalising scrubs. Some resorts also offer therapies to help you deeply relax or even improve your circulation, with hot stone massages and wraps delivering full-body benefits.

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