The best spa breaks in the UK for a romantic Valentine’s getaway

With Christmas well and truly over and the pace of life returning to normal (or whatever that new normal might be), the stresses of modern life are starting to mount again.

So if you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway, what better way to spend it than with your loved one enjoying some peace, quiet, and lots of quality time?

Spas are a wonderful way to spend time, reconnect, take a break from the pressures of everyday life, and simply relax.

But with the UK brimming with unusual, mind-blowing, quirky and fun spas, you don’t have to opt for a traditional spa – there are as many options as there are unique couples.

And with companies keen to entice people to book vacations, there are now more vacation options opening up, there are amazing deals to grab for your perfect vacation.

The only choice you have to make is to take advantage of the discount or take advantage of the increased luxury you can get for your budget right now.

Either way, whether you prefer rural tranquility or an oasis of calm in the middle of a bustling city, we’ve got you covered – for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, a birthday or just like that.

Heavenly spa at the Westin London

The Heavenly Spa at the Westin London City Hotel is an oasis of calm in central London

Set in a five-star hotel on the banks of the River Thames, this cool, calm and contemporary spa is an oasis of calm amidst the bustle of the city.

There are a host of modern luxury spa facilities including a hot tub, swimming pool, sauna, fitness room, steam room, relaxation room and ice room.

But there’s also a wonderful bar with floor-to-ceiling views of the river and London on your doorstep, making it the perfect break if you think you might want to mix relaxation with a more energetic itinerary.

Spa days at Heavenly Spa start at £140 pp, including two treatments totaling 60 minutes, a two-course lunch in the restaurant, a smoothie from the hotel’s Juicery and full use of spa facilities.

There’s also a spa special from £369.50 pp which includes one night’s bed and breakfast in a premium king room, a three-course dinner, a 60-minute spa treatment and full use spa facilities.

The Rena Spa at Midland, Manchester

Midland's Rena Spa in Manchester has a host of facilities, including sleep pods for ultimate relaxation
Midland’s Rena Spa in Manchester has a host of facilities, including sleep pods for ultimate relaxation

This award-winning spa is an underground haven filled with unique experiences.

Enjoy a Caribbean Storm or Arctic Rain shower or unwind in the relaxation areas.

Take a sweet nap in a hanging cocoon, a sound-canceling egg chair, or even an ergonomic sleep chamber.

Even ESPA luxury treatments are provided on a bed with a comforting duvet.

Along with its chic atmosphere and superb facilities, The Midland is renowned for its incredible restaurant, so foodies can enjoy a delicious dinner to close the proceedings.

A spa break here starts from just £95 pp, including bed and breakfast in the historic hotel, a three-course dinner and two hours of use of the facilities.

Meanwhile, spa days start from just £79 for the Twilight option, which includes access to the facilities, a 25-minute treatment, dinner, a glass of champagne and £10 to spend on spa products. spa.

Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Surrey

Swim from the inside out in Pennyhill Park's stunning thermal pool
Swim from the inside out in Pennyhill Park’s stunning thermal pool

Nestled in the Surrey countryside, Pennyhill Park is a romantic rural retreat filled with touches of luxury.

Its Michelin-starred restaurant, its spa is packed with high-end facilities, with a collection of thermal pools that allow you to swim indoors or outdoors whatever the weather, while even the indoor pool ball plays underwater music. in.

A spa break at Pennyhill Park starts at £297 pp and includes full spa access, a 60-minute Rasul experience in your own private temple, bed and breakfast and £42 for dinner at Hillfield Restaurant.

Hotel Carden Park, Golf Resort & Spa

A couple enjoy the swimming pool at Carden Park
A couple enjoy the swimming pool at Carden Park

If you’re looking to relax in luxury, then Carden’s Spa is for you – how many spas do you know with a dedicated Bollinger Champagne bar and private vineyard on site?

Situated at the center of a 1,000-person estate in Cheshire, Carden Park is an adults-only retreat, ideal as a day spa or as part of a luxurious overnight break.

The new £10 million spa has state-of-the-art facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, spa treatment rooms, an ice room, a wide range of outdoor hot tubs and saunas and stunning outdoor swimming pools and interior rooms with panoramic views of the countryside.

The Carden offers a range of different spa days including a four hour morning experience including full use of the spa garden and thermal experiences and brunch from £85.

But if you want to blow the budget, you need the full Bollinger experience.

With solo prices from £844 you get an overnight stay in a luxury suite, a Bollinger bathrobe, flip flops, a bottle of champagne and matching glasses to keep, two treatments of 50 minutes each, unlimited access to the spa and an allowance to dine in the hotel restaurant.

The Sky Pool at the Shangri-La London Hotel in the iconic Shard
The Sky Pool at the Shangri-La London Hotel in the iconic Shard

The Shangri-La Hotel sits on level 34 of London’s iconic Shard building and features floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views.

The spa is packed with state-of-the-art treatments, a sauna, and a relaxation room.

But the infinity pool is worth the trip on its own – it has got to be the best view of the capital you can get while wearing a bathing suit.

A day spa at Shangri-La costs from £125 pp and includes three-hour access to the Sky Pool, sauna and gym and a £50 credit to TING, the fine dining restaurant in Asian inspiration from the Shard.

For one night, prices start at £412.50 pp and include a deluxe room with city views and breakfast.

The Trump Turnberry Hotel has been named one of the best in Europe
The Trump Turnberry Hotel has been named one of the best in Europe

There aren’t many hotels that have their own beach where you can go horseback riding, but this is one of them.

Famous for its next-level luxury, the entire hotel is full of stunning details.

The spa overlooks the sea so you can relax in the hot tub or pool, or enjoy your treatment with epic views.

Boasting a sauna, steam room, ice room, hot tub, whirlpool, swimming pool and sensory showers, there’s plenty to enjoy here, as well than an 18-hole golf course if you want to exercise.

Spa days start at £95 pp for full use of the facilities and a decadent afternoon tea.

If you want to stay, prices start at £305 per night for a room, but you’ll need to book your treatments separately.

Lanelay Hall has a modern spa at the center of its historic hotel
Lanelay Hall has a modern spa at the center of its historic hotel

A newly renovated contemporary spa sits in the surroundings of a large barn-style space in this historic hotel.

The pool is surrounded by relaxation modules, while guests can take advantage of the sauna, steam room, foot baths, and a spa garden with plush sofas and a fire pit to relax in front of while sipping a drink.

The Vitality Pool lets you swim from the inside out at a warm 38 degrees and sensors even stop the waterfall while you swim through so you don’t have to worry about getting your hands wet. hair.

Spa days start at £99 pp, including a 60-minute treatment, afternoon tea and 90-minute use of spa facilities.

Rooms start at around £130 per night if you want to spend the night there.

Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall Hotel, Plymouth
Gaia Spa at Boringdon Hall Hotel, Plymouth

This beautiful Dartmoor country hotel is set in a building that once housed Lady Jane Grey.

The spa is so packed with features that you could spend an entire day here without stepping foot outside — except to soak up the outdoor hot tubs or swim in the outdoor hydrotherapy pool with countryside views.

In addition to the indoor and outdoor pools, there are experience showers of varying intensity, temperature and sensory effects, then a series of heat experiences including a Finnish sauna, a Crystal Salt steam room, a sauna with Laconium herbs and a traditional hammam.

Meanwhile, the deep relaxation room, used for clients having treatments overlooks a wildflower meadow.

Spa breaks start from £255 pp, including an overnight stay with breakfast, a 60-minute treatment and a three-course dinner in the hotel’s brasserie restaurant.

Day breaks start at £135 pp and include a 60 minute treatment and an afternoon with a glass of champagne.

The trendy underground spa at Hoar Cross Hall
The trendy underground spa at Hoar Cross Hall

Nestled in the Staffordshire countryside, this award-winning spa offers a tranquil experience perfect for escaping the everyday.

The pool of vitality here rejuvenates salt water. Enjoy a swim then relax in a luxury hot tub before reclining on a heated lounger.

In addition to the sauna, steam rooms, and hydrotherapy pool, the spa offers sensory showers, an ice room, and a plunge pool along with a wide list of treatment options.

Spa breaks start from £174.50, including bed and breakfast, three course a la carte dinner, lunch on day of departure, indoor and outdoor activities and full use of the spa .

Meanwhile, a Twilight Spa costs from £55 for full evening access to spa facilities and exercise classes, complete with an antipasto platter and a glass of prosecco.

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