The six best five-star luxury spa hotels in the UK
Looking for a weekend getaway that leaves you rejuvenated? We’ve rounded up some of the most luxurious spas in UK
We all need a break from the hustle and bustle of life from time to time. Whether it is taking an impromptu vacation to the other side of the world or going on a ski trip with our loved ones, getting away and recharging is important for our wellbeing. And one of the best and efficient ways to do it is to take a weekend luxury spa getaway. But if you’re looking for an impromptu trip, there’s no need to venture far from home. If you want to find the best luxury spa hotels in the UK, or some incredible private travel offers, Voyage Privé is the perfect place to look for exclusive locations and deals.
Taking a spa break is more than just a luxury — it can offer a range of benefits to both our physical and mental health. They can cause reduction in stress levels, provide pain relief and also help improve sleep. Coupled with a stay at some of the most luxurious hotels, it can be the epitome of blissful luxury.
So, what makes a spa hotel best in class? Five-star luxury is a given, but the complete experience includes fine dining, bespoke wellness treatments and the use of top luxury products like Cowshed and Elemis in their spa menus. With Voyage Privé, you can find exactly that, along with enticing discounts on luxury deals for travels and hotels, with members-only prices on high-end holidays.
And to help you plan your next spa retreat, we’ve compiled six of the best 5 star luxury spa hotels in the UK for you to enjoy a rejuvenating weekend getaway.Grand Hotel & Spa, York
Rated as the best among Voyage Privé members who have stayed at this hotel, the Grand Hotel & Spa York is the perfect luxury getaway in North East England. Located in a Grade II listed building in the heart of York, with access to the best historic sights the city has to offer, guests can expect to be comfortably accommodated in spacious, fully equipped rooms with a range of exclusive amenities that include underfloor heating and Molton Brown toiletries.
The hotel includes the classic services like concierge, storage and laundry services, but also an indoor swimming pool, a spa, a fitness centre, a sauna, and excellent restaurants and bars.
The Gainsborough Bath Spa
Set against the backdrop of Victorian and Georgian facades, The Gainsborough Bath Spa occupies a prime location in Bath’s UNESCO World Heritage historic centre and offers a range of luxury services and amenities that will ensure guests can experience total rejuvenation.
Some of the hotel’s features include a sauna, a spa, a hammam, a relaxation pool and three bespoke restaurant and bar facilities.Rafayel Hotel & Spa
If you would like a weekend getaway but don’t want to get out of the city, Rafayel Hotel & Spa is in the heart of Battersea in London, and offers a free shuttle to the nearest transport links that lead right to the centre of the capital. It also features a stylish riverside restaurant, where if you’re a Voyage Privé member, you receive an exclusive discount.
Hotel amenities include a spa, a gym, a roof terrace and 24-hour room service.
The Chester Grosvenor
The Chester Grosvenor is another five-star spa hotel that comes highly recommended for a weekend getaway to Chester. The property features a chic spa, a Parisian-style bistro and a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Beyond the excellent food, guests can enjoy facilities like a sauna, a fitness centre and a Turkish bath.
Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel
With 131 stylish, luxuriously furnished guest rooms to choose from, elegant Georgian design features, excellent dining facilities and various luxury amenities, Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel is one of the best places to enjoy a beautiful weekend getaway — all while also exploring the historic city of Bath.
With facilities like a thermal suite, holistic body and soul rituals, use of top-grade Elemis products and more, this five-star hotel has some of the best spa amenities for guests to enjoy.
Alexander House Hotel
If you’d like to spend your weekend in a beautiful 120 acre country estate in Sussex, Alexander House Hotel is the place to go. During their stay, guests can enjoy some of the most rejuvenating treatments the hotel has to offer at their award-winning Utopia Spa along with the peace and tranquillity of the English countryside.
Other facilities include a fitness centre, a terrace, a garden, an indoor pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a tennis court and more.