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5 of the Best Spas in Wales

8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

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If you want a relaxing spa experience then visiting spas in Wales should be at the top of your list. With many top spas often located in rural country hotels, Welsh spas tend to have a calm and laid back atmosphere.

There are plenty of options available and you don’t always have to head out into the wilds to find them, but to make things easier for you we’ve selected 5 of the best spas in Wales for you to choose from.


1. St. Mellons Hotel & Country Club

Tucked away in the Welsh countryside, on the fringes of Cardiff, St. Mellons Hotel & Country Club is a beautiful country hotel surrounded by orchards and landscaped gardens. The Inspired spa offers some excellent treatments from deep tissue back massage and pedicures to Thai-inspired hand treatments. St. Mellons Hotel & Country Club is among the top spas in Wales.


2. Vale Resort



Wales is renowned for its lush, green countryside with mysterious forests, rolling hills and babbling brooks. The Vale Resort is set in 650 acres of stunning scenery, giving you the secluded peace you need to enjoy a spa break. And when it comes to spas in Wales, The Vale Resort has one of the finest.

We guarantee that time in the Vale Spa will leave you refreshed, relaxed and re-energised. Taking a holistic approach to spa treatments, you’ll find all kinds of stress-busting treatments. Try something exotic like the Vale Celestial Temple massage, which targets pressure points on the scalp, neck and shoulders.


3. St. Pierre Marriott Hotel



This delightful 14th-century manor house is home to one of the best spas in Wales. Surrounded by 400 acres of sweeping countryside, The St. Pierre Marriott Hotel is another beautiful rural retreat, perfect for a languid spa break.

The Beauty Rooms offers a luxury spa experience not to be missed. The range of treatments is breath-taking, from aroma facials and Thai poultice massages to beauty treatments like eyelash tints.


4. Ivybridge Spa

The great thing about spas in Wales is that they’re always so close to nature. Located near the Pembrokeshire coast, this gorgeous spa is a wonderful retreat on the outskirts of Newport. After exploring one of the coastal paths nearby and taking in the rugged coastline, book in for a day of pampering.

Their ‘Drift Away’ package gives you a full-day experience with a body exfoliation treatment, lava shell massage, mineral facial treatment, pedicure, and Hopi ear candle therapy. And to keep you going you also get a two-course lunch.


5. Aurora Health And Beauty

Not all spas in Wales are rural, obviously. So if you fancy a bit of relaxation in the city then Aurora Health And Beauty is for you. Situated in Cardiff this den of tranquillity lets you get away from sightseeing and shopping and recharge yourself. This award-winning spa has some fantastic treatments for you to choose from.

For the ultimate stress-relief, luxuriate with their Indian head massage and let your tension melt away.

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