See a selection of our favourites below
Across London are some of the best spa’s that the country has ever seen, most of which are hidden below the streets in some of the finest hotels.
THE BULGARI SPA
Location: Clerkenwell, London
Painted: 2006, Salvaged: 2009
Regarded by many as the crowning achievement of the hotel, the Bulgari Spa has curated a selection of the most advanced beauty, grooming and health-enhancing treatments available today, offering the flexibility of one off specialist treatments to long term life-improvement programmes uniquely tailored to the needs of the individual.
Open to guests and a restricted membership the Spa and fitness centre at the Bulgari offers a unique universe of wellness five storeys beneath, and a world away from the fast paced bustle of modern metropolitan life. This tranquil, spacious and blissfully uncrowded two storey complex comprises fitness room, steam rooms, saunas, ice showers, 11 treatment rooms, one luxurious private spa suite and a relaxation room with a dramatic vertical fireplace and offers an urban oasis of experiences that soothe the mind, invigorate the body and revive the senses.
ESPA LIFE AT THE CORINTHIA
Painted: 1998, Salvaged: 2013
Set in a space of iconic beauty, ESPA Life at Corinthia London is quite simply the Next Generation of Spa. A pioneering new concept, ESPA Life excels at offering a fully integrated approach to wellbeing, bringing together a team of the world’s top experts to offer an unrivalled choice of spa, complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and Daniel Galvin Hair Salon.
Additionally, ESPA Life has brought together a globally acclaimed team of naturopaths, traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncturists and herbalists, osteopaths, personal trainers and spa professionals to tailor Lifestyle Programmes to promote optimal health and wellbeing. Spread over four floors, the spa features 17 treatment rooms, a private spa suite, nail studio, indoor swimming pool, vitality pool, amphitheatre sauna, ice fountain, marble heated loungers and private sleep pods. The spa café complements the overall offering by serving light, nutritious refreshments.
CHUAN SPA AT THE LANGHAM
Location: Clerkenwell, London
Painted: 2006, Salvaged: 2008.
Chuan Spa at The Langham, London is a London Day Spa designed to create an ambience of tranquillity.
In English, the word Chuan means a serene course of water. In Chinese culture, flowing water is seen to be the source of life and balance. Chuan Spa offers a luxury haven in the heart of the London, with a philosophy steeped in the values of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
The exclusive treatment facilities include aroma steam rooms, saunas, vitality pool, a salt sauna and a 16-metre swimming pool which alongside The Langham’s exceptional service, makes Chuan Spa the perfect place to rediscover your source.
THE BAMFORD HAYBARN AT THE BERKELEY
84 Rue de Varenne, 75007, Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 09 06
With a strong commitment to caring for the mind, body and spirit, the Bamford Haybarn Spa located within the Berkeley Health Club and Spa offers a relaxing day retreat and holistic approach to well-being
The philosophy of the Bamford Haybarn spa at the Berkeley is utterly simple. To spirit the peace of the countryside into this most metropolitan of spas, revitalising tired bodies, restoring weary minds and soothing ruffled spirits. Every divine formula is British – for body and well-being – by Bamford and for the face, skincare by Oskia London.
Every extract we use is pure, natural, organic where possible, and carefully chosen for lasting efficacy. In the intuitive hands of our highly trained therapists, the effect of each treatment can be felt long after you depart.
DOLPHIN SQUARE SPA
7/F The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
+852 2132 0066
London’s only Spa offering the benefits of combined authentic Moroccan Hammam, Rhassoul, and Salt Infused Steam Room experience.
Treatments are suitable for him and for her with a few exceptions, which is why they don’t have treatments for Men Only.
Dolphin Square’s mineral rich water is drawn from the only working Artesian well in the City of Westminster. Coming directly from the water table this makes a significant contribution to Spa treatments, Dolphin Square’s & Westminster’s environmental status.
The Calmer Clinics and Dolphin Square Fitness Club health care clinicians, fitness & spa experts have created bespoke wellness programmes.
THE AMAN SPA AT THE CONNAUGHT
Av Alcalde Elósegui, 273, 20015 San Donostia-San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa
+34 943 278 465
Deep in the heart of The Connaught Hotel lies the entrance to another world. The Aman Spa is the first Aman Spa to be built outside the world-famous Aman resorts. It’s a place of simplicity, tranquility and time, where the focus is on you, your body and your mind. In this unique space, relaxation and rejuvenation go hand in hand, and wellbeing is the watchword.
Step out of your busy life and let the highly trained specialists discover what you really need. They offer a host of specialist complementary therapies and beauty services in their quiet and beautifully designed treatment rooms. Take a dip in the subtly-lit ionised pool with cascading granite water wall, recharge yourself in the steam room, or take a full workout in the fitness studio featuring the latest equipment.