From weekend idylls with a focus on pampering to intensive, long-haul rejuvenations, these spa hotels will recharge and revive even the weariest of guests. We’ve sought out a little something for everyone – facials, al-fresco spa treatments, extract therapies… you name it.

Château Saint-Martin & Spa, France

With treatments provided by La Prairie and unrivalled views of the coast, Château Saint-Martin is certain to leave you feeling rather more sanguine by the end of your stay. Book the haute couture rose tango treatment (the hotel spa’s signature treatment) for a unique al-fresco spa experience set in charming gardens.

  • +33 493 580 202
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  • 2490 Avenue des Templiers
    06140 Vence

Grand Resort, Switzerland

Detox at this super-luxury spa an hour’s drive from Zurich. Drink in clean air and mountainous views before sauntering down in your robe to the 36.5° Wellbeing & Thermal Spa facility. At the Spa Suites, bathe in natural spring water and test out the button-operated colour therapy baths as you turn prunish. Speaking of cool control systems, the mattresses can change from soft to firm at the flip of a switch.

  • +41 081 303 3030
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  • Grand Resort, CH-7310
    Bad Ragaz

Lanserhof Tegernsee, Germany

While chewing each mouthful 30 to 40 times here is likely to take up a sizeable portion of your day, at Lanserhof Tegernsee you’ll be surprised to discover just how much you can fit into your day when it’s timetabled to perfection by a lab-coat wearing medical team. This retreat in the Bavarian Alps is results-focused and, with a one-week minimum stay, it offers sanctuary chic comforts to get you through mood swings brought on by hunger pangs.

  • +49 802 218 800
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  • Gut Steinberg 1-4
    83666 Waakirchen

Clinique La Prairie, Switzerland

For a very clinical experience head to the shores of Lake Geneva. Clinique La Prairie is seriously expensive, but its hefty price tag does have a worthy pay off. After a round of CLP Extract therapy, you’ll look (and feel) like a toddler. You can’t put a price on Benjamin Button-ing yourself. Other medical services at the clinic include orthopedic and cosmetic surgery – it also has one of the best menopause centers in Europe.

  • +41 219 893 311
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  • Rue du Lac 142
    1815 Clarens

Les Sources de Caudalie, France

Les Sources de Caudalie pioneered the notion of vinotherapy making it the most genius and innovative locale on our list. With anti-ageing treatments and its own natural hot-water springs, it’s no surprise that the retreat’s 20 treatment rooms are often at full capacity. Bubble away in a barrel of cabernet (well almost) and, for the novelty alone, indulge in a pulp friction massage.

  • +33 055 783 8383
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  • Chemin de Smith Haut Lafitte
    33650 Bordeaux-Martillac

Andronis Concept Wellness Resort, Santorini

Andronis Concept Wellness Resort, situated just outside the postcard-pretty village of Imerovigli, has upped the ante in the wellness stakes. Bedrooms come with a private plunge pool, but complimentary morning yoga sessions on the terrace are likely to entice you out of your room. Dial down to the spa and book in for a massage at sunset, overlooking the sea.

  • +30 228 603 6737
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  • Eparchiaki Odos Firon-Ias
    Santorini 84702

Amanzoe, Greece

For a stylish spa experience that would make Asclepius (the Greek god of medicine) envious, head to Amanzoe. Balance out a morning of pilates and yoga sessions (and maybe some aquatic bodywork) with organic honey facials and anything else you fancy on the treatment menu. Not ready to leave? The spa offers a series of wellness retreats so how long you stay is up to you (and your overdraft).

  • +30 275 477 2888
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  • Agios Panteleimonas
    Argolida 213 00

The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland

Notably zen, The Chedi Andermatt offers a pristine spa setting alongside twice-daily, 90-minute mountain walks, yoga classes and Alpienne Mountain massages. Align your booking with a visit to Loren Dahorstang, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, for your fix of mantra chanting and meditation sessions.

  • +41 041 888 7488
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  • Gotthardstrasse 4
    CH-6490 Andermatt

Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy

The hotel’s T Spa boasts a heated, indoor infinity pool and outdoor whirlpool tub. After you’ve chosen between aquatic options, select your preferred spa package and really unwind. It’s a toss-up between traditional hammam treatments and a holistic leg massages carried out using hot stones. Afterwards, retreat to the relaxation lounge where you’ll enjoy heart-stopping views of the lake through floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • +39 034 442 491
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  • Via Regina 8
    22016, Tremezzina
    Lago di Como
    I Italy

La Réserve Geneva Hotel & Spa, Switzerland

Cutting-edge medical treatments mean results-driven spa goers will be endlessly impressed throughout their stay at La Réserve Geneva Hotel & Spa. Whether after lipo massage or facial tissue regeneration, no request is to demanding (or random). Indulge in a La Prairie firming caviar treatment before heading back to your room to draw yourself a bath in a spa-grade tub.

  • +41 229 595 959
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  • 301 Route de Lausanne
    1293 Bellevue, Genève

The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

This may very well be Scotland’s best spa. At Gleneagles, you’re encouraged to experiment in alternative therapies one day and veer toward the more traditional route (think ESPA offerings) the next. Spend the remainder of your time rotating between sauna, hydrotherapy vitality pool and quietened relaxation areas.

  • +44 017 646 62231
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  • Auchterarder
    Scotland PH3 1NF

Borgo Egnazia, Italy

Borgo Egnazia’s Vair Spa dials up the luxury with flickering candlelight and bathing rituals akin to a Roman bath. Positioned on Italy’s Puglian coast, the Vair Spa’s treatments are designed by local healers, using organic and locally sourced ingredients. Therapists endeavour to connect with their clients, whether that’s over a manicure table or through voice therapy; don’t worry it’s more spiritual connectedness than chatty Cathys here.

  • +39 080 225 5000
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  • Savelletri di Fasano
    72015 Fasano, Brindisi

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