8 January 2024

Pamper yourself at Edinburgh’s top spas

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Whether you're looking for a tension-easing massage, a glow-boosting facial, an exotic body treatment, or just a really good sweat in a steam room, Edinburgh’s spas have you covered.

We‘ve rounded up some of the best spa options in the city to help you relax and recover from the hustle and bustle of everyday life…..

  • Tip 1: Go for a relaxing walk after your treatment to help extend your zen.

  • Tip 2: Book in advance to secure your space.

  • Tip 3: If you enjoyed your treatment, please leave a positive online review to help inspire others to book and enjoy a treatment too.

One Spa – The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

Famous For

Its urban thermal spa experience and rooftop Hydropool.

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Unwind in a stylish and modern setting at The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.

With a 19m infinity-edge pool, as well as a mineral-rich rooftop hydropool, this is one of the most luxurious hotel spa experiences in the city.

There’s also an amazing selection of sauna and thermal rooms, all stimulating the senses with scent, sight, heat and steam, so you’ll leave feeling pampered from top to toe.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

Famous For

Its cool location – Edinburgh’s former iconic Victorian railway station.

Waldorf Astoria Spa
Waldorf Spa, Edinburgh

Situated in one of Edinburgh’s most historic hotels, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is the perfect place to de-stress and rejuvenate your body.

Melt away tension and relieve tired aching muscles with a full body massage or awaken your skin with a tailored facial. Relax in the bubbling whirlpool or take a dip in the swimming pool with its stunning views over Edinburgh Castle.

Rocco Forte Wellness – Balmoral Hotel 

Famous for

Its luxurious spa offering, located in the heart of the city centre.

The Balmoral

Open until late, Rocco Forte Wellness at the Balmoral Hotel is most loved for its unbelievably serene ambiance, but also for its array of treatments.

In addition to the 15 metre indoor pool, Turkish steam room, Finnish sauna and fully-equipped gym, you can choose from all sorts of treatments. The Triple Facial Massage boosts the skin’s complexion, the Hot Stone Massage uses a seaweed base to detoxify and regenerate the skin, while the Deep Tissue Massage can benefit chronic tension, aches and sports injuries.

PURE Spa & Beauty

Famous For

Its wide range of beauty treatments and day spa options.

Pure Spa

With four locations across Edinburgh – Rose Street, Lothian Road, David Lloyd Club Newhaven and DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport, PURE Spa & Beauty have been providing pamper treatments to Edinburgh residents for over 18 years.

With four beauty treatment rooms, including a couples’ treatment room, manicure bar, brow bar and dedicated tanning room, whether you’re looking for an indulgent leisurely treatment or a quick pedicure, they’ll have you looking and feeling your best.

Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh

Famous For

Its tranquil Victorian mansion house setting, surrounded by 55 acres of countryside.

The picturesque country mansion, Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh is just 5 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh Airport. Set in acres of rolling countryside, it offers the perfect place to escape the pressures of everyday life.

Unwind in one of the eight treatment rooms, relax in the indoor pool and hydrotherapy spa pool, or say goodbye to your tension in the sauna and steam rooms.

For the ultimate treat, why not make a booking for you and a loved one at one of their spa weekend breaks.

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