For those hoping to soothe their muscles and relax their senses a day spent at one of Cornwall’s best spas might be just what you’re looking for. With outdoor and indoor experiences, stunning coastal views, eco spas and family friendly spaces, there’s plenty Cornwall has to offer. In no particular order, here are our favourite luxury spas in Cornwall.
The Scarlet Spa provides one of the most unique offerings to guests in Cornwall, with a holistic approach that focuses on the nourishment of mind, body and soul. Spend your time breathing in the fresh Cornish air, whilst looking out over Mawgan Porth beach. Swim in their reed filtered natural pool, relax in their outdoor cedar barrel sauna, and soak in their famous cliff top hot tub. Day spa experiences include the option to slather yourself in rich mineral mud in their Rhassoul, or experience a traditional bathing ritual in the hammam. Their relaxation room has cocoon-like pods hanging from the ceiling where you can drift away following your treatment to really absorb the benefits. The spa also boasts an indoor swimming pool, steam room and copper tub.
The Bedruthan Hotel & Spa boasts a full indoor spa, an outdoor pool and their unique Sensory Spa Garden. Start your visit in the indoor spa at the the lavender caldarium to gently warm up your body. Move on to explore the hydropool, the eucalyptus steam room and the cedar wood sauna and take in the views of the ocean below. The Sensory Spa Garden is inspired by fire, earth, water, air and space and designed to invigorate all the senses. The hour-long experience includes exfoliating salt scrubs, a cedar wood sauna, a cold drench, and a soak in the restorative outdoor hot tubs. Afterwards, sit around the fire pit with your feet immersed in hot, copper foot baths and sip a hot, herbal drink.
For the parents in need of restoration and rejuvenation, Fowey Hall is proudly bucking the trend of adult-only hotel spas, and offering a unique, family-friendly spa break. The entire family can swim and relax on the terrace, or for an even more serene escape why not book the little ones into the crèche? The indoor pool and outdoor hot tub with sea-views provide all the relaxation you could need.
The Clearing Spa at The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate is serenely set on an idyllic backdrop of 43 acres of natural parkland just outside of St Austell. They offer a wide range of relaxation and beauty treatments in both a tranquil indoor and outdoor environment. The spa’s real gem is the heated infinity pool with panoramic landscape views and by-folding glass doors which brings the outside in on a sunny day. They also have a wonderful aroma steam room with blended essential oils, a dry sauna, drench showers and relaxation room.
Perched just above Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth, St Michael’s Hotel and Spa is picturesquely situated in one of Cornwall’s most popular destinations. The Cornish seaside atmosphere and modern facilities provide a feast for the senses, and with an impressive range of spa treatments there’s plenty of pampering to be had. Spend time in the luxurious indoor swimming pool, or release tensions in their sauna, steam room and experience showers, followed by a lunch, or afternoon tea in the hotel.
St Ives HarSpa at the St Ives Harbour Hotel is a haven of tranquility and relaxation. Their coastal spa days have been designed to leave you feeling truly refreshed, after a day of complete pampering. The spa is home to four treatment rooms, an indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, sauna, feature showers and crystal steam room and breathtaking views over Porthminster beach.
The Headland Spa at is hidden in the iconic Headland Hotel which is perched on Towan Headland, overlooking Fistral Beach. Even the picturesque drive along the headland to the hotel is sure to soothe your senses, and The Spa Lounge has sweeping coastal views where you can watch the waves roll in. As well as a host of treatments, this spa offers a dip in the soothing hydropool with bubble seats, as well as a Cornish salt steam room, Swedish sauna and hot tub.
Feel your cares float away in the warm indoor pool or bubbling spa bath and experience the ultimate relaxation of the poolside sauna, steam room and heated stone loungers. Reinvigorate your senses with Carlyon Bay Spa’s experience shower and on a glorious Cornwall summer’s day, you may also want to enjoy the heated outdoor pool, which sits right alongside the spa.
Fistral Beach Hotel is located overlooking the famous surfing destination, Fistral Beach. The spa offers a range of treatments from salt and oil scrubs to full body massages, as well a facilities that include a luxury indoor pool, steam room, sauna and relaxation room.
The Cowshed Spa at The St Moritz Hotel in Wadebridge is based on the exclusive philosophy designed, tried and tested at Babington House in Somerset. Mood-enhancing products based on botanical ingredients straight out of an English country garden are expertly blended to soothe or revive. The spa facilities consist of an indoor pool, sauna and steam room, where you can detox in a stunning coastal location then wander outside and take in the fresh Cornish sea air. Their outdoor heated pool is also open during the summer months.
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