Have you planned your summer holiday yet? If like many of us out there you’ve left it until late, because let’s face it, Christmas feels like it was just 2 minutes ago then don’t panic. There are still plenty of options and great deals to be had! And if you haven’t yet decided where you want to go, then these top spa resorts might just inspire you.
Have you ever thought about taking a spa break abroad? Sometimes these style of breaks can be overlooked for a more traditional style of beach holiday, but they can actually offer a new level of luxury, a range of unique elements and the perfect opportunity to relax.
If you lead a generally busy life full of work, commuting and deadlines, when you head away and holiday, you go to unwind and destress. A spa break is the ideal vacation for those that seek peaceful time off.
There are some truly remarkable destinations and resorts in Europe that will offer you all you need and more! Just feast your eyes upon these…
#1. Lefay Resort & Spa, Gagnano, Italy
The beautiful Lake Garda is always worth a visit, this stunning part of Italy is also home to a particularly gorgeous spa resort. Located inside an 11 hectares natural park, this spa is surrounded by gentle hills, olive trees and beautiful woodland, all overlooking the breath-taking lake. As well as the typical spa treatments, this resort has a strong focus on wellness, and offers various wellness programmes which you can combines with treatments from the A La Carte spa menu. There’s also the option to hire out use of a private spa suite, ideal for couples who want a little alone time!
#2. Hotel Can Simoneta, Majorca
A 5 star adults only resort that offers pure luxury! This seafront spa hotel offers stunning views of the sea with direct beach access, and delicious cuisine. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Canyamel Bay in Mallorca, it really is a top class location. Not only can you enjoy the luxury spa treatments, guests can also enjoy golf, tennis, cycling, and even horseback riding. Or if it’s ultimate relaxation you want, then there’s plenty of areas to unwind with a good book, including the cliff side Jacuzzi. Doesn’t sound too bad, does it?
#3. Danai Beach Resort & Villas, Halkidiki
This high end spa is a modern oasis set in tranquil surroundings, accompanied by a long stretch of sandy beach and forest. Home to private villas and suites, this spa resort is perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life. The spa itself has a holistic retreat style approach and includes private massage rooms, a nail spa and a dazzling menu of treatments. Enjoy daily yoga and Pilates classes, as well as tennis, swimming and of course there’s always the private beach to enjoy too! Remember to pack your costume, a good book and sun lotion!
#4. Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik
Set on a 30m high cliff on Miramare Bay, this beautiful hotel and spa offers panoramic views of the Dalmatian coast. Just a ten minute walk for the medieval city centre, this is the perfect base for a romantic getaway with your partner. At the bottom of the cliff, you can enjoy the hotels private pebble beach and kick back on the sun lounger whilst soaking up a few rays. The wellness spa boasts an oval fresh water pool, Jacuzzi, steam bath and finish sauna. There’s also plenty of relaxation zones for you to wind down and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
#5. The Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, Suffolk
This UK based countryside retreat offers all guests a relaxing and enjoyable stay. If you’re after clean air, a peaceful setting and top of the range spa, then this is simply perfect for you. Set in a stunning white Georgian building, within three acres of secluded gardens it really does offer a haven of tranquillity. The spa’s four star hotel offers chic and contemporary rooms, whilst the spa itself has an extensive range of available treatments as well as an impressive hydrotherapy pool and rooftop hot tub! As well as the more traditional spa menu you can also take advantage of the beauty treatments on offer as well. Also a great location for foodies, as its home to an award winning restaurant!
#6. Terre Blanche Spa Hotel, Provence
If you’re after a family friendly spa, then this resort based in the beautiful French countryside might be just what you’re looking for. Located within a close proximity to Nice airport, this spa hotel offers a peaceful resort that all of the family can enjoy. There are even child friendly spa treatments, tailored around young skin so even the little ones can get involved! The resort itself has four luxurious heated pools with stunning views of the surroundings. As well as this, there are also four on site restaurants with various different cuisine to enjoy.
You can’t deny you aren’t tempted to book a holiday to one of these spectacular resorts! Have you ever considered swapping your traditional summer vacation for a relaxing spa break?