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Take time to relax in Barcelona’s top luxury spas

Barcelona, a city known for its adventure and culture, is slowly becoming a haven for relaxation seekers worldwide. Barcelona’s beaches, gardens and café-in-the-square charm make it the ideal place to unwind from the stress of everyday life, and there is no shortage of lavish spas and resorts to pamper a tired traveller’s every need. The health and wellness industry in the city is booming, as more visitors come to explore the serene side of Catalan capital. Aire de Barcelona It is hard to talk about luxury spas in the city without mentioning this one. Aire de Barcelona is famous for their Arab style baths in which the client rotates between baths of differing temperatures in order to achieve maximum refreshment. The spa also offers a wide range of other services, such as hot stone massages, perfect when you’re coming either in a couple, a group or for some time alone. This medieval looking building boasts large, grandiose walls and temperate lighting that give it a mystical and ancient feel. It lies in the chic El Born area, close to some of the Barcelona’s best shopping and dining spots. Aire Barcelona Passeig de Picasso, 22, 08003 Metro: Arc de Triomf Aqua Bliss If you’re in the mood to try something new, opt for Aqua Bliss’s famous garra rufa pedicures. The garra rufa fish have long been used in Middle Eastern culture as a healing treatment, gently cleaning and revitalizing the skin. The spa also offers manicures, massages, facial treatments and peelings, along with complimentary refreshments. The building sits in the heart of Barrio Gótico near other boutiques, bars and restaurants. The staff and friendly reception are happy to point you to other areas of interest after your pampering session is over. aqua_bliss_spa Carrer Comtal, 33, 08002 Metro: Urquinaona Aqua Urban Spa Aqua Urban Spa won Barcelona’s award for Best Urban Spa in 2015. Thanks to the name, it’s no surprise that hydrotherapy, is what they are most well known for. While water’s healing powers are abundant, its therapies are especially well suited for those looking to alleviate pain, promote circulation and stimulate their immune system. Aqua Urban Spa’s staff uses advanced, innovative techniques and the most up-to-date equipment to bring about complete relaxation for both men and women. This stylish spa is located near the Passeig de Gràcia and Avinguda Diagonal. aqua_urban_spa Carrer Gran de Gràcia, 7, 08012 Metro: Gràcia Majestic Spa The famous, five star Majestic Hotel also boasts a renowned spa which has just as many stars. The menu of services is captivating, including an anti-aging wine massage, Moroccan ritual body wrap and an oxygen sea facial. The spa is dedicated to personalising each session to fit exactly what the client needs, and its dedication to personal service extends well after the treatment is over. Majestic Spa offers a promotion of the month and the ability to join the ¨Majestic Club¨ for even further discounts. This spa especially offers great couples packages, perfect for enjoying a day of relaxation with a friend or loved one. majestic-spa-barcelona Passeig de Gràcia, 68, 08007 Metro: Diagonal or Passeig de Gràcia Silom Spa Silom is a Thai-inspired spa, centered on harmony between the mind, body and spirit. Low lights, soft music and subtle aromas fill the room when you walk in. Natural aesthetics are the only thing to be found here. The spa is equipped with a relax lounge and uses strictly organic products containing essential oils. The oriental beauty rituals practiced at this spa have been in use for centuries and include reflexology, rose skin tonic, head massages and more. The décor is state of the art, transforming the spa into a haven of peace and ease. Silom Spa spares no details when it comes to comfort, and making the entire experience and unforgettable one. silom_spa Carrer de València, 304, 08009 Metro: Girona Sandra Roig is Marketing Director at Apartment Barcelona. If you would like to be a guest blogger on A Luxury Travel Blog in order to raise your profile, please contact us.

Sandra Roig

Sandra Roig is Marketing Director at AB Apartment Barcelona. AB Apartment Barcelona is an apartment rental agency offering over one thousand short and long term apartments across Barcelona. If you would like to be a guest blogger on A Luxury Travel Blog in order to raise your profile, please contact us.

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One Comment

  1. Although garra rufa fish are new to me, I’ve had a fish pedicure before where they nibble at your feet. Quite the experience! More like gentle tickling but just having it done was so novel. That was a few years ago in the UK but I’ve not really seen the fish foot spas around since. I didn’t anticipate it would be a ‘thing’ over in spas in Barcelona either.
    The Urban spa is quite appealing too as I find water can be incredibly soothing and healing. I’d be interested to see how they use technology in their practices there as every little helps to boost our health and wellbeing. I don’t tend to relate Barce with spas, more tourist sightseeing and shopping. I’d happily go to any one of these right now, so it’s good to know there are plenty of tempting options.

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