Wonderful as London is, it can all start to feel a bit overwhelming from time to time. When you need to escape and indulge in a bit of TLC, heading to a spa is a great way to relax, unwind, and treat yourself. If you don’t have time to go for a weekend away at a spa resort, a bit of time at a day spa can make a big difference. There’s plenty of choice in London, from luxury hotel spas to relaxed local venues. Have a look at our guide to day spas in London.
Guide to day spas in London
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The best day spas in London
- The Lanesborough Club & Spa – Exclusive fitness club for members
- The Dorchester Spa – Luxury spa in Park Lane
- Meridian Spa – Relaxing treatments and facilities
- The Retreat at The Londoner – Centrally-located haven
- Porchester Spa – Visit London's oldest spa
- Bamford Wellness Spa – Holistic wellness services
- Kalyana Spa – East meets West
- Akasha – A spa for sheer indulgence
- Spa Illuminata – Modern and award-winning
- Spa at The Landmark London – Top facilities and services
- The Beauty Lodge – Intimate female-only spa
- The Spa at Mandarin Oriental – Upscale Central London spa
- Chuan Spa – Personalised spa experiences
- Spa de La Mer – Upscale skincare
- Aman Spa – Tailor-made holistic treatments
- The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2 – A modern space to refresh in
- Como Shambhala – Welcoming spa destination
- May Fair Spa – Top class facilities
- ESPA Life at Corinthia – World-leading spa experience
- Spa Experience – Affordable and accessible spas
- Champneys City Spa – Champneys without leaving the city
- Four Seasons Spa – Treatments with Hyde Park views
- The Peak Fitness Club & Spa – Luxurious spa destination
- The Old Hammam and Spa – Explore Turkish spa traditions
- Agua Spa – Modern social spa
- Bulgari Spa – Spacious deluxe spa
- Cowshed – Rejuvenating massages
- Cloud Twelve – Harmonious spa and health club
- Ushvani – Inspired by Malaysia
- Away Spa London – Walk-ins are welcome
- Claridge's Spa – Japanese influences
- Aire Ancient Baths – Distinctive spa treatments
- St. Pancras Spa – Stylish spa in King's Cross
- Himalayan Boutique Spa – Award-winning Asian spa
- The Laboratory Spa & Health Club – Olympic medallists' choice
- Guerlain Spa – High-end wellbeing destination
The best day spas in London
The best places for a spa day in London
Exclusive fitness club for members
The Lanesborough Club & Spa is an award winner, and it’s no surprise with its facilities and sophisticated style. This members' club has an exclusive feel, offering a gym, spa, and on-site restaurant. The luxury spa has facilities and treatments to help you unwind, and you can book spa packages or spa days.
Luxury spa in Park Lane
Escape the city’s hectic pace at The Dorchester Spa. At this luxurious Park Lane spa you can have an experience tailored to your needs. There are massages and face and body treatments to help soothe you. You can also use the gym, relaxation spaces, and on-site patisserie to unwind and treat yourself.
Relaxing treatments and facilities
Visit Meridien Spa for total relaxation in Greenwich. You can enjoy a bespoke experience with various treatments and facilities available. Pop in for a massage, facial, scrub, or wrap or, alternatively, book a spa day. This gives you access to treatments and use of the gym, fitness studios, steam room, and sauna.
At The Retreat at The Londoner you’ll find a relaxing oasis in the heart of the capital. Spa breaks are available or you can just spend the day here. There are comfortable loungers and poolside cabanas plus pools, a sauna, steam room, and café. Hair and beauty services and treatments are available too.
Visit London's oldest spa
Visit Porchester Spa and you can check out the oldest spa in the city. This Grade II listed building has undergone refurbishment to become a modern and relaxing destination. You'll find a sauna, pool, Turkish baths, steam rooms, lounges, and an on-site café. A choice of treatments are available too.
Holistic wellness services
Bamford Wellness Spa is a modern choice for luxury treatments that’ll revitalise you. The spa takes a holistic approach to wellbeing, using trained therapists and British-made products to provide relaxing services like body wraps and facials. You can also participate in a yoga or pilates session whilst you’re here.
East meets West
South London's Kalyana Spa is a popular independent day spa with an Eastern influence. The setting is peaceful, with high-end treatment rooms and soothing aromas in the air. The treatments available including waxing, facials, Thai massage, and services that are designed especially for the needs of men and pregnant women.
A spa for sheer indulgence
At Hotel Café Royal you’ll find Akasha, a luxury spa for pure indulgence. Book a package for yourself or give someone a voucher for spa day. Facilities include a gym, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room, plus a variety of treatments and packages. The spa has its own lounge bar too.
Modern and award-winning
Award-winning wellness destination Spa Illuminata takes a holistic approach to wellbeing. The spa is slick and modern, offering advanced services like facials, cupping, and body treatments. Make a day of it with a package of treatments targeting certain needs, for example mums-to-be or couples looking for some relaxing time together.
Top facilities and services
The Landmark London is an in-demand hotel in Marylebone and you can visit the spa here for treatments and use of the relaxing facilities. Lounge around with fruit, water, and magazines or use the sanarium, jacuzzi, pool, and gym. Treatments include massage, facials, and anti-aging treatments – staff can make recommendations for you.
Intimate female-only spa
Enter The Beauty Lodge Day Spa and you'll be transported away. This intimate spa is for women only and offers relaxing facilities and treatments. Inside you'll see stone tiles, lush plants, and soft lighting, plus there's an outdoor seating area for the summer. Treatments include massages, facials, and back cleanses.
Upscale Central London spa
You'll find a luxurious and peaceful setting plus a broad range of treatments if you visit The Spa at Mandarin Oriental. This upscale spa has a pool, fitness centre, crystal steam room, and a colour therapy space. The varied services here include facials, manis and pedis, and Chinese medicine.
Personalised spa experiences
Well-regarded hotel The Langham has its own spa, Chuan Spa. This is a quiet and tranquil destination for personalised services. Based on the principle of the five elements, guests get a detailed assessment to determine which products and treatments are right for them. There’s a pool and sauna too.
Have an indulgent spa experience at Harrods by visiting Spa de La Mer. This exclusive spa comes from the well-established skincare brand, offering guests luxurious and modern spaces along with rejuvenating treatments. Choose from a range of different facials for different purposes, from beating jet lag to boosting your skin's hydration.
Tailor-made holistic treatments
Get away from it all at The Connaught’s Aman Spa. This peaceful retreat from the city has a gym, swimming pool, and crystal steam room. Bespoke holistic treatments are available and you can consult the spa’s wellness experts. Take the luxury home with a spa gift box for yourself or someone else.
A modern space to refresh in
The Spa at InterContinental London has modern facilities and offers refreshing treatments. If you're not a hotel guest you're welcome to visit for the day. You'll find pools, a relaxation lounge, a sauna, and a gym, plus a boutique. Packages and experiences like a spa afternoon tea are offered for a memorable experience.
Welcoming spa destination
If you want a spa that’s slick and modern, check out Como Shambhala. There’s a distinctive Asian influence here. You can expect an enthusiastic welcome and a variety of treatments and treatment packages for the ultimate rejuvenation. There’s also a gym and boutique and you can arrange a private yoga class.
Top class facilities
May Fair Spa is a comfortable spa with a range of facilities and services. You can enjoy personalised treatments like massages, body wraps, and facials. There are inspiring facilities here including a herbal steam room and sauna, various showers, and an ice fountain. Massage workshops for couples are available too.
World-leading spa experience
Voted one of the world’s best spa experiences, ESPA Life promises serious relaxation. Design is key at this luxury destination – think luxe materials, sculptural elements, and mood lighting for a modern yet serene feel. Classic and more innovative treatments are offered and you can use the pool, gym, steam rooms, and sleep pods.
Affordable and accessible spas
More people can enjoy a spa day thanks to Spa Experience's affordable options and branches across the capital. Across the branches you'll find refreshing facilities like pools, saunas, showers, fragrant aroma steam rooms, and relaxation lounges for getting some rest in. These spas also offer bespoke and sustainable treatments.
Champneys without leaving the city
Get the benefits of a Champneys break at Champneys City Spa in Enfield. This gold-hued venue focuses on providing relaxing treatments in a restful environment. Come in for a massage or facial, manicures and pedicures, waxing, or full body exfoliation. Treatments designed just for men are also on offer.
Treatments with Hyde Park views
Pair a relaxing spa experience with stunning views of Hyde Park at Four Seasons Spa. Choose from indulgent treatments to create your own luxury spa package, with floor-to-ceiling windows in the treatment rooms so you can enjoy those views. Seasonal signature experiences are also available, complete with a treat to take home.
Luxurious spa destination
At The Peak Fitness Club & Spa you can take advantage of luxury facilities and soothing treatments to help you unwind. The well-equipped fitness centre has stunning panoramic views of the city, plus there's a naturally-lit indoor swimming pool, a sauna, steam room, and an area for simply relaxing in.
Explore Turkish spa traditions
The Old Hammam & Spa gives you an authentic experience of a traditional Turkish spa. The decor is evocative, with marble, regal pillars, and domed ceilings. There are lots of spaces to explore, from the traditional hammam where you can have a body scrub treatment to the showers, ice room, steam room, and sauna.
Modern social spa
Agua Spa offers a unique experience, being a relaxed spa and social hub. The facilities here are modern and luxurious and a range of treatments is on offer. Indulge in a bespoke medical facial or treatments using the spa's own line of signature botanical products, with options from manicures to massages.
Spacious deluxe spa
Award-winning Bulgari Spa is one of the largest in London. The space is luxurious and well-designed, including gold leaf tiles around the pool. Facilities include treatment rooms, a 25ft swimming pool, and a gym with personal trainers. There’s a big choice of treatments including hair and beauty and services for men.
Enjoy revitalising spa treatments at Cowshed. This comfortable day spa offers a broad range of massages, including salt scrubs and CBD massages for pain relief. Manicures, pedicures, and treatments for lashes and brows are available too. There are also maternity treatments designed especially for pregnant ladies and new mums.
Harmonious spa and health club
Cloud Twelve in Notting Hill is a welcoming day spa with a crèche for kids. This spa and health club follows feng shui principles to build a harmonious environment. Spa treatments and packages are on offer, you can visit the salon or wellness clinic, and join yoga classes designed for all levels.
Inspired by Malaysia
Ushvani is a Malaysian-inspired day spa. It’s full of touches like Malaysian art, calming fragrances, and stylish spaces. Facilities include a spa pool, steam room and tea room, plus spaces for treatments. Massages combine traditional techniques with a guided meditation for unparalleled relaxation. Extras like body wraps and scrubs are offered too.
Walk-ins are welcome
Based at W London, Away Spa is contemporary and stylish. A gym, sauna, and steam room are available, plus refreshing treatments and packages of services, including for friends and mums-to-be. This spa also welcomes walk-in appointments, so it’s the ideal option if you suddenly feel stressed and only a spa trip will help.
Inspired by Japanese temples, Claridge’s Spa is opulent and zen with intricate floral arrangements. A variety of luxury treatments are on offer from experienced therapists using upscale products. There’s a relaxation pool and sauna to explore or you can simply loaf around with a cup of the signature tea blend.
Distinctive spa treatments
Relax both body and mind in the heart of the capital at Aire Ancient Baths. It’s a peaceful and evocative environment for indulging in rejuvenating and distinctive treatments. For wine baths, thermal baths, and Argan oil massages, this is the place to be. Couples’ treatments are offered as well.
Stylish spa in King's Cross
The unique treatments and stylish surroundings at St. Pancras Spa take guests on a wellness journey. It takes influences from around the world and offers tailored holistic treatments and spa packages. There's a subterranean pool with colourful tiled walls, a softly-lit relaxation room, and a fitness centre with leading gym equipment.
Award-winning Asian spa
Enjoy treatments inspired by Asia at the award-winning Himalayan Boutique Spa. There are tranquil spaces for relaxing in and you can choose a variety of treatments from a classic Thai massage to facials, body wraps, waxing, and brow and lash services. This West London destination aims to be inclusive.
Olympic medallists' choice
The Laboratory Spa & Health Club is a high-end establishment frequented by Olympic champions. The well-equipped spa features a swimming pool, spa baths, massages, a variety of beauty treatments, spray tanning, and more. Meanwhile, the gym provides a myriad of classes, including yoga and pilates, personal training, and everything else necessary for your wellness needs.
High-end wellbeing destination
At the prestigious Raffles London hotel, situated in the historic OWO building, the luxury cosmetics brand Guerlain offers a day spa that promises indulgent relaxation. This serene urban oasis, conceived by the design maestros at Goddard Littlefair, provides an array of distinctive spa treatments designed to melt stress away. Beyond the treatments, guests can unwind in a 20-metre pool, an advanced gym, a sauna, experience showers, and other amenities.