Top Luxury Spa Breaks

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Tired of sitting at your desk all day? Dreaming about rejuvenation and complete relaxation? Or maybe it’s just time to escape for a couple of days; indulge yourself in complete zen and put your wellness at the forefront of your getaway. Everyone needs some time out to unwind, refresh your mind and recharge your batteries with the calming atmosphere of a spa.

Here are a few spa retreats that will help you to do just that!

La Coluccia- Santa Teresa di Gallura, Italy

Take a deep breath inside the tranquil wellness spa of hotel La Coluccia. Being one of the first boutique hotels in Sardinia, it’s located in a charming hidden area of the Sardinian North coast overlooking the picturesque Mediterranean gardens with impeccable sea views. Its proximity to famous beaches and magically hidden coves is what makes this place so dreamy.

Rejuvenate your senses in the La Coluccia Wellness Spa, where you can transform your holiday to Sardinia into a revitalising and calming experience. Whether it's enjoying the stimulating hot stones, a variety of energising massage treatments or unwinding in the relaxation room, this is the perfect refreshing spa break.

Take a swim in the hotel’s seaside pool, experience great local dishes at La Coluccia’s poolside restaurant with all-organic ingredients, or venture down to the beach and indulge yourself in the magical surroundings of Santa Teresa di Gallura.

Revitalise your senses with the gentle breeze that ripples over this elegant setting and the wellness treatments on offer.

Jashita Tulum - Tulum, Mexico

Hidden away in the lesser-known part of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, this tropical place is filled with tranquillity and stress-free luxury. Jashita Tulum gives you that secluded desert-island feel with white sand beaches, jungle surroundings and the air of peace and harmony. Explore the island and discover hidden ruins of Tulum and the many landmarks of the Yucatan Peninsula, or take a trip by boat onto the clear blue Caribbean sea and swim with the sea turtles and dolphins.

Within this magical hotel, located amongst the treetops in the jungle overlooking the waters of the lagoon, The Caoba Spa & Yoga Studio is situated. Disconnect and immerse yourself in complete bliss whilst you enjoy the many therapies of their Mayan ancestors. Whether it’s breathing in the fresh air of Soliman Bay in your morning yoga session, admiring the magical coral formations of Jashita with diving and snorkelling, or taking advantage of the relaxing spa treatments, Jashita Tulum is the ideal spa getaway.

Jashita is completely sun-filled, with natural interiors reflecting the beauty of the region. Take in the glorious views of the Caribbean sea from your bedroom, and with the different ranges of suites, you can also enjoy your own private hot tub on the terrace. What a way to spend the warm evenings than at the hotel’s own Pandano Restaurant, indulging in their mixture of fine cuisines and cocktails, then taking a walk along the white sand beaches.

Pegasus Suites & Spa - Santorini, Greece

Surrounded by the deep blue ambience and glimmering waters of the Aegan Sea, Pegasus Suites & Spa is located in the heart of the Santorini village, Imerovigli. Known as the “balcony of the Aegean”, enjoy the magic and the mystery of one of the most romantic destinations in the world! Rediscover yourself in the hotel spa, choose between the wide selection of facial and body treatments or simply rejuvenate yourself in the indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, making your experience all the more indulgent.

Pegasus Suites & Spa has twelve suite categories to choose from, all with a combination of a simple rustic vibe with the traditional Greek all-white decor. From rooms with plunge pools to deluxe indoor jacuzzis, this is the ultimate romantic getaway for couples and honeymooners, or the perfect girls' spa weekend break!

Enjoy a glass of the hotel's special wine or two whilst you laze upon the sun lounger by the pool or take in the incredible sunset views as you dine on the terrace of the hotel restaurant “Under The Stars”, falling in love with everything Santorini has to offer.

The Pegasus Suites & Spa really is the perfect Grecian luxury spa break.

Anantara Vilamoura - Vilamoura, Portugal

Discover the tranquil hotel and spa resort Anantara Vilamoura, where you can immerse yourself in complete relaxation. Located on the picturesque Algarve coast, the hotel looks onto the vibrant award-winning Victorian golf course, one of Europe’s best. Make the most of the complimentary morning yoga, pilates and tai-chi, or dive into the indoor vitality pool and let yourself be pampered by an expert team of therapists.

Start your day with traditional Mediterranean therapies, exclusive rituals and energising Asian techniques. These incredible treatments redefine beauty to match Vilamoura’s charm. Take advantage of the spa’s facilities and find yourself in ultimate relaxation in one of the seven treatment rooms, or in the sauna and steam room. If this is a romantic spa break, enjoy a couple’s spa bliss extending to massage tranquillity at the adults-only pool.

The decor at this resort is contemporary and minimalistic, yet still keeping to the classic Mediterranean vibe. With nine different types of suites, every terraced room looks out onto the enchanting expansive golf course, beautiful gardens or the glimmering blue waters from the pool. After a long day at the spa, take a trip on the “Dine Around” experience where you can dine in all eight restaurants and bars of the hotel, including the award-winning Emo Restaurant, boasting expertly selected wines.

Whether it’s a romantic spa break for you and your partner, a weekend retreat with the girls or just a solo break to recharge your batteries, Anantara Vilamoura is the perfect spa getaway.

Cowley Manor -Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Built in the eighteenth century, this Grade II listed villa is located deep in the heart of the Cotswolds and is the perfect popular destination for those seeking an authentically British getaway. Once the home of Sir James Horlick, Cowley Manor is now full of elegance and luxury, yet remains in keeping with its perfect simplicities.

Inspired by the nature surrounding the manor, the hotel’s multi-award-winning C-Side Spa offers the perfect liberating and therapeutic experience. With a variety of massages, facials, speciality treatments and day spas, they also provide the natural and organic products of Pinks boutique to its guests. Dip into the magnificent green-slated indoor pool looking over the greenery of the Cotswolds countryside, and recharge those batteries whilst you take in the calming surroundings. With a huge selection of holistic spa facilities such as saunas & steam rooms, relaxation areas, indoor & outdoor pools, treatment rooms and a well-equipped gym, no wonder C-Side won the Condé Nast award for Best Spa in a UK Hotel!

With the interior and architecture of a stately English country house, Cowley Manor is the perfect British spa retreat for you and your friends.

Riad Noir d'Ivoire - Marrakech, Morocco

Located in one of the oldest yet most majestic districts of the Marrakech Medina in Morocco, this exclusive oasis is steeped in history. With extraordinary character and stunning architecture, the hotel inspires and excites their guests.

Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the alluring world of traditional Moroccan bathing and beauty rituals in Riad Noir d'Ivoire's Coco’s Spa, a sojourn into a world of serene and luxury experienced through a combination of ancient traditions and relaxing beauty treatments.

If you’re looking to stay in this haven of Indulgence, the grand suites are filled with elegant furnishings, some with fireplaces, sitting areas and balconies. However, the upgraded suites include private terraces with hot tubs and sun loungers. To add to this trip of well-being, the health conscious Oban restaurant will be opening in February 2019 inside the hotel, where you can find traditional dishes and recipes made with local produce.

Indulge yourself in the majestic Riad Noir d’Ivoire, with a combination of relaxing ancient spa treatments and traditional Moroccan recipes.

Bulgari Hotel Milan - Milan, Italy

A sanctuary for your mind and soul, the peaceful environment of the Bvlgari Hotel Milan Spa offers you a wide selection of ancient treatments with modern twists to achieve your goal of complete relaxation. Situated on a hidden side street in the popular Brera area, this eighteenth-century Milanese hotel and spa is the perfect urban retreat.

This tranquil refuge has an array of soothing and cleansing treatments, each one with completely personalised rituals and stress-free treatments. Indulge in the spa sauna or the external jacuzzi, or watch the daylight shine onto the pure gold tiles in the pool, and swim in complete illumination. You can also enjoy the fully equipped fitness centre or workshop gymnasium, filling your stay with holistic wellness and advanced equipment to ensure healthy and effective exercising.

With refined materials and luxurious interiors, Bulgari Hotel Milan is a perfectly charming atmosphere of timeless elegance and harmony and enchants its guests with an unforgettable stay. Take a gastronomical adventure in the hotel’s restaurant; smell the aromas of Italian tradition mixed with a modern twist, have the choice of exclusive cocktails in the private garden and take in the beautiful views of the neighbouring botanical gardens.

Escape to downtown Milan, and immerse your body and spirit in complete tranquillity.

Desa Seni Village Resort - Bali, Indonesia

Rediscover yourself in this hidden Bali island retreat and reconnect to nature in the Desa Seni Village Resort. Enjoy this spiritual sanctuary with morning yoga in the open-air tropical Bali studio, a mixture of traditional and holistic therapies designed to galvanise the spirit, body and mind at their Merapu Svaasthya Spa; translating to “spiritual forces” and “wellness”.

This resort is built on a sustainable community, an unforgettable setting that leaves you in awe of the natural beauty of your surroundings and Earth’s charming wonders. Desa Seni Village Resort is made up of authentic wooden homes imported from the many islands of Indonesia, each with unique character and their own majestic stories. Decorated with local artefacts, the resort was designed to be a spa in and of itself.

Filled with a detoxifying aura, this yoga resort is focused on healing the soul and revitalising yourself with spiritual forces of wellbeing. Take a journey of deeper exploration at the Desa Seni Village Resort, and absorb the incredibly green mountain scenery in your morning yoga class, leaving you with a completely zen feeling.

Bachmair Weissach - Weissach, Germany

On the banks of Lake Tegernsee, relax in Bavaria at Hotel Bachmair Weissach. This traditional spa hotel is full of hearty hospitality and will embrace you for a wonderfully relaxing stay. With a locally-born owner, everything has been restored or designed with absolute authenticity. This is the quintessential German rustic escape.

At the Hotel Bachmair Weissach, you are spoilt for choice, with three stimulating spas to choose from. Enjoy the Japanese inspired Mizu Onsen Spa of 3000 m², with a traditional hot Onsen bath, a selection of silent rooms and large heat rooms. There is also the Day Spa and Family Spa, both offering the perfect opportunity to relax and renew, recharge your batteries and relieve the stresses of daily life. Take a trip to the spa in Hotel Bachmair Weissach and treat yourself to the large variety of treatments and massages.

Cosy Bavarian décor meets modern comfort across the different rooms and suites here. Junior suites come with their own balcony or terrace and yoga mats are a nice touch. Soak up the revitalising lakeside and forest air, and make this trip your perfect calming retreat.

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