Moment / 29 Oct 2019

Travel | London’s Best Luxury Hotel Spas

Spa hotels in London run the gamut from chic, sleek and innovative to characterful buildings filled with quirky touches. Yet they all have one thing in common: luxury.

Discover health facilities furnished in opulent Vicenza stone and onyx, book accommodation featuring rooftop pools with views of shimmering skyscrapers or choose spas where celebrity hair and beauty experts are on speed dial.

With London at the cutting-edge of wellness, treatments at these spa hotels range from the traditional to the pioneering: you'll find alternative rituals such as chakra balancing on offer alongside soothing hot stone massages. Get the girls together or spoil your other half with a blissful stay at one of our top spa picks.

The Bulgari Spa: Luxury Urban Oasis

The award-winning 2000m² Bvlgari Spa, is one of the largest and most exclusive spas in central London. Arranged over two levels, this urban oasis of tranquillity, boasts a 25m swimming pool lined with shimmering green and gold mosaic and vitality pool entirely covered by gold leaf tiles.

At the heart of the unique Bvlgari Spa experience is the most dramatic private pool complex: the 25-metre colonnaded swimming pool with its loungers and cabanas is clad in the textured Vicenza stone that has been the signature of great Italian architecture since the time of Palladio.

The Bvlgari Spa focuses on overall wellness and offers a programme based on treating the outside in order to harmonise the inside: a holistic concept inspired by Asian and European traditions. Every treatment combines sophisticated massage and skincare techniques with the use of exclusive, scientifically advanced products that use natural ingredients of the highest quality and purity: blends of essential oils and plant extracts chosen for their specific properties and applied with relevance to the guest's individual needs.

Mandarin Oriental: Recharg your body and mind

An oasis of calm, the extensively restored and enlarged Spa at Mandarin Oriental, London is a place to enjoy peace and serenity and to restore mind, body and soul.

Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, The Spa offers a diverse range of treatments from traditional Chinese medicine, Bastien Gonzalez renowned manicures and pedicures and anti-ageing Nescens facials. Designed to bring balance and equilibrium to each and every individual, the spa menu offers a range of holistic treatments and therapies from around the world.

Alongside 13 luxurious treatment rooms, you'll find the Oriental Suite, featuring two massage beds and a Rasul water temple - its health-enhancing heat, steam and mud are the ultimate in conditioning treatments.

The Berkeley Spa: Rooftop City Garden

The Bamford Haybarn Spa at The Berkeley spirits the peace of the Cotswolds into the city. Revitalise mind, body and spirit with holistic treatments using pure, organic products. Or join us for a soothing day retreat.

Up on the seventh floor, the temple-like pool casts a tranquil spell. Kick back on a recliner between luxury treatments, or wrap up in a cosy robe and step out into the secret rooftop garden. With views across Hyde Park, you might have left the city behind for a country escape.

Apart from usual spa experience, the Berkeley Mother-to-be Treat package is designed for every expectant mother, offering a full day to relax punctuated with targeted treatments devised by pregnancy yoga experts to care for areas taking the strain during pregnancy, as well as being divinely pampered all over.

Four Seasons Hotel: Take To the Sky

Located right next to London's beautiful Hyde Park, high up on the towering 10th floor, is the Spa at Four Seasons Park Lane, a state-of-the-art space offering everything you could possibly need to re-boot a tired mind, body and soul.

From the moment you arrive at the stunning tenth floor Spa at Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane you enter a world of discovery and a sheer indulgence of all senses. The location itself sets it apart from anything else in the city with its unrivalled rooftop position and wow factor views that are second to none.

Home to a one of a kind urban sanctuary that includes the Spa, lounge and a cutting edge fitness centre the jewel in the crown atop Four Seasons is found in the ultra-luxurious double sky suite allowing couples to relax and unwind in a serene spa setting that includes a private double steam shower, a separate dressing room, and a relaxation area. It's the perfect destination to prepare, reflect and enjoy some quiet time together before and after their special day.

Aman Spa: Journey of Discovery

Hidden away at the heart of The Connaught in Mayfair lies the entrance to another world. A place where time seems to stand still, and every moment is devoted to tranquillity. You've arrived at Aman Spa at The Connaught - the very first Aman Spa to be built outside the world-renowned Aman resorts.

Aman's spa concept has been carefully curated with four pillars of wellness in mind - nutrition, movement, psychological health and bodywork - with the singular goal of achieving this ideal balance of Integrated Holistic Wellness for every guest.The swimming pool at Aman Spa at The Connaught is a tranquil hideaway with a splash of magic. Follow it up with a steam in the crystal steam room, infused with essential oils for deeper relaxation.

There are four treatments available within each formation: Massage, Body Polish & Wrap, Face Ritual, and the Journey - encompassing all three treatments to greatly amplify their effects. Each treatment is tailored to the individual to target specific concerns and help attain personal wellness goals.

Chuan SPA: Tranditional Chinese Medicine Treatments

With an aim to provide a journey encompassing total wellness, Chuan Body + Soul focuses on treatments that nurture, balance and restore.

Chuan Spa is London's first hotel spa to the incorporate the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into its signature treatments, ambience and décor. It has selected Dr. Ke and his practice to provide spa guests on request, private consultations and specialist TCM therapies including acupuncture, Ho Guan (cupping) and moxibustion.

The exclusive treatment facilities include steam rooms, saunas and a 16-metre swimming pool which alongside The Langham's exceptional service, makes Chuan Body + Soul the perfect place to rediscover your source.

Corinthia ESPA: Next Generation of Spa Life

The next generation of spa, ESPA Life at Corinthia is set in a space of iconic beauty and provides a holistic approach to wellbeing. Here you will find a team of the world's leading experts that offer an unrivalled choice of spa, complementary alternative therapies, fitness, beauty treatments and a Daniel Galvin hair salon.

Lifestyle programmes are tailored to your needs to promote optimal health and wellbeing. You will find a team of globally acclaimed naturopaths, traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturists and herbalists, sound therapists, osteopaths, personal trainers and spa professionals.

Spread over four floors, the spa features 17 treatment rooms, a private spa suite, a nail studio and a thermal floor with an indoor swimming pool, vitality pool, amphitheatre sauna, ice fountain, marble heated loungers and private sleep pods. The spa lounge complements the overall offering by serving light, nutritious refreshments.

Agua Bathhouse and Spa: Modern Therapeutic Playground

Deep in the basement of Sea Containers London hotel on the South Bank you'll find the heaven-like Agua Spa, a therapeutic playground helping to transport you away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. The bright, white interiors, with sweeping curves and warm golden lighting, are the complete opposite of a grey and dreary London day - just popping down there in the lift feels like a mini escape.

Agua Bathhouse & Spa offers guests a haven in which to pamper, recharge and relax. The design is inspired by the tranquillity of the sea: curving walls and luminous, meandering pathways. Enjoy unique SPA therapy experiences, treatments and an exciting selection of luxury products including Soveral, Dr Jackson's, Natura Bisse, Ciate and more.

Renowned designer Tom Dixon has infused the hotel with a cool, cosmopolitan style. With cultural highlights nearby including Borough Market, Tate Modern, London Eye and the Southbank Centre, this is the perfect stylish location from which to explore the delights of London.