Stockholm has a large selection of spas and wellness centres. Escape the bustling city and treat yourself to a spa-break - what could be more relaxing than a deep tissue massage, body scrub, facial and other spa treatments? Or simply enjoy a change of scenery; recline by the pool in a fluffy terrycloth bathrobe or break a sweat at the gym. A trip to the spa doesn't necessarily have to break the bank, Stockholm boasts of an abundance of spas at various pricing points. Book an exclusive spa weekend or a casual daytrip out of the city, many city hotels offer spa deals to non-guests and are centrally located. To help you navigate the multitude of spas we have created this guide to the best spas in Stockholm. Indulge yourself.
The guide to the best spas in Stockholm
In this guide
- Selma City Spa – Rooftop city views
- Sturebadet Marina Tower – For the whole body
- Stockholm Spa & Hälsostudio – Private spa experience
- Centralbadet – Since 1904
- Smådalarö Gård – Large spa hotel
- Djurönäset – Relaxation in archipelago surroundings
- Nordic Spa & Fitness – The city's most luxurious spa
- Sparadiset – A trip to the tropics
- Welcome Hotel – "Relax, refresh, recharge"
- Axelsons Spa – A hidden gem
- FågelbroHus – Peaceful setting
- Yasuragi – A blissful city-escape
- Vana Spa – Gym and relax
- Skepparholmen Nacka – Scandinavian mindfullness
- Elements Spa – Modern simplicity with a traditional air
- Ellery Beach House – Beach resort in Lidingö
Rooftop city views
Check into Selma CitySpa at Clarion Hotel Sign for breath-taking city views. The hotel offers the ultimate spa-experience complete with a heated rooftop pool, luxurious bathrobes and slippers. Take a dip in the pool; book a spa-treatment before brunch at the in-house restaurant.
For the whole body
The Sturebadet Marina Tower spa is housed in the historic 19th century Saltsjöqvarn building. There's an emphasis on relaxation for the whole body here, from physical exercise and a healthy diet to mental relaxation and treatments for face and body. You can also enjoy the Turkish hamam baths.
Private spa experience
Experience a completely private spa for your wellbeing. Book the spa for you and your group and get exclusive use of the jacuzzi, sauna and relax room with fresh fruit and drinks. You can also book one of their beneficial treatments or join a yoga class.
This distinguished spa facility has a generous offering of treatments, ranging from manicures to Chinese medicine and cosmetic pigmentation; yoga massage is their specialty. The in-house restaurant, Eko-bar serves organic produce and raw food
Large spa hotel
Smådalarö Gård has transformed from archipelago hotel to one of Sweden's largest spa hotels. They offer luxurious spa treatments, pools and a sauna close to nature. Stay the night or book an entire spa package with accommodation and locally-produced food if you want to treat yourself to something special.
This classic institution was inaugurated in 1885 and has since then offered its guests fitness and wellness facilities, complete with a beautiful mosaic tiled pool and murals. The Nordic influences are apparent, spa-treatments are offered in a traditional Sami hut under the open sky with joik music in the background.
Relaxation in archipelago surroundings
Djurönäset is beautifully situated in the heart of the Stockholm archipelago. Enjoy the island surroundings and relax in the 37-degree infinity pool and the wood-fired sauna right next to the sea. Treat yourself to various different spa treatments in the Spa Pavilion opposite the main entrance, where you'll also find a relaxation and yoga room. There are various different packages to choose from, with everything from day or evening spa sessions to longer overnight stays.
The city's most luxurious spa
Grand Hotel's luxurious spa is an oasis of tranquillity and well-being, inspired by the spa's proximity to the archipelago. The treatments are highly personalised catering to individual guest's needs. Book a two-hour 'Be Rested' massage for inner peace, or the 'Be Radiant' facial to enhance your complexion.
A trip to the tropics
Sparadiset, which translates as spa-paradise, aims to offer guests a little slice of heaven. It is a fully-fledged spa with beautiful surroundings, Jacuzzis, amazing spa-treatments and relax-area. Book a virtual trip to Thailand; the decor is heavily influenced by the Far East, the atmosphere welcoming and tranquil.
"Relax, refresh, recharge"
Enjoy the heated outdoor pool, jacuzzi, dry sauna, steam sauna, relaxation area and cold plunge pool at the Welcome Hotel in Barkarby. They also offer treatments from Sparadiset. You can book use of the spa together with breakfast, lunch or dinner.
A hidden gem
Its central location is perhaps not synonymous with harmony and tranquillity, yet Axelsons Spa juxtaposes this sentiment. Offering a wide range of beautifying treatments such as body peeling and wraps, aromatherapy, thermal baths and scalp treatments to name a few - the perfect opportunity for a little splurge and relaxation.
FågelbroHus is a country club-style hotel and spa in beautiful archipelago surroundings on the island of Värmdö. Relax with beneficial treatments such as deep-tissue massage and facials, and enjoy the sauna and a dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool.
A blissful city-escape
Yasuragi combines Japanese influences with Scandinavian minimalism. With its proximity to nature and the archipelago Yasuragi makes for the ultimate spa-weekend, with activities ranging from yoga to bootcamp and treatments, massage and swimming. The hotel's restaurants, serving organic Japanese food and raw food, enhances the experience.
Gym and relax
Vana spa is a large spa and workout facility fully equipped with a jacuzzi, sauna, aroma room, treatment rooms and much more. If you feel like working up a sweat there's a large, modern gym with an extensive selection of machines, but also a lounge area to relax in.
Following its 2012 renovation, Skepparholm was transformed into a rejuvenating spa facility. Its Scandinavian influences are apparent, offering both day-spa and weekend packages. Featuring activities such as mindfulness, organic treatments and classic alternatives. Heighten the experience with a walk around the premises and brunch.
Modern simplicity with a traditional air
Elements Spa at the Clarion Hotel Stockholm offers guests the opportunity to find their Zen and unwind - the ultimate place for a relaxing spa weekend. Traditional Indian practices meet contemporary innovation, celebrating wellness and spirituality. The premises are stunning - although not inexpensive, it’s definitely worth the splurge.
Beach resort in Lidingö
Right out at the end of Elfvik promontory, Ellery Beach House is Stockholm's only beach resort. The seaside setting creates a tranquil backdrop to the resort's padel courts, outdoor gyms, swimming pools, cabanas, people, music, design and art. If you really want to treat yourself, book a pampering body or facial treatment. Stay the night and enjoy a full spa weekend.