7 Most Wonderful Edinburgh Spas

by Emma Brown

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7 Most Wonderful Edinburgh Spas

Our modern day lives have become quite hectic and occupied, there is no doubt that it plays havoc with both our health and personal relationships. Somewhere down the line, we have to take the foot off the gas and indulge in some activities to rejuvenate ourselves.

If you are visiting Edinburgh, the city is not only popular for its historic attractions but the city also offers some of the finest spas giving you a perfect opportunity to unwind yourself after a long hectic day of exploring all the popular places that the city has to offer.

So, Whether You Are Looking For Pedicure, Facial, Or Hot Stone Massage, Here You Can Indulge In Some Of The Best Spas In Edinburgh


Located on the top floor of Ocean Terminal Shopping Center in Leith, it is a one-stop destination for all your beauty and spa therapy needs including – manicures, tanning, massage, facials, and pedicure. As for the facials, you get personalised treatment with Elemis products. Their award-winning infra-red sauna and The Rasul mud therapy is a must-try. On entering the spa, you will be provided robes and slippers to don before you enter the dedicated treatment rooms.

At this spa, you are offered a wide range of massage treatments, body wraps, and manicure & pedicure. Once your treatment gets over, you will be given complimentary juice in the relaxation area.

Sanctuary At The Suites

Tucked in the heart of the city, this blissful spa offers the most luxurious spa treatments. Sanctuary at the Suites is known to offer an oasis of indulgence and there is something for everyone. Here, you get to enjoy an extensive range of treatments in a chic and comfortable atmosphere to help you forget all the strains of the modern life. Their services include – pedicure & manicure, waxing, facials, and there are special treatments for eyes and eyebrows.

Scotsman Spa

Located in the basement of the popular Scotsman building, this is an exclusive place with stainless steel swimming pool, a large Jacuzzi, a steam room, and sauna. At the spa, you get to enjoy both arctic showers and striking Tropicarium.

There are seven different treatment rooms offering a wide variety of treatments. Make sure you have tried their Top To Toe treatment that includes a mini-facial done with Thalgo marine products. You will surely love a soothing body massage with algae petals & sea salts and finally a foot massage. If you feel like working out, then the spa has its own gym with sixty workout stations and you can also be a part of fitness classes including – yoga, boxing, kettlebell, and pilates.

Balmoral Spa

When you are in Edinburgh, enjoy the best of serenity at Balmoral Spa. The interiors are visually appealing, the light colour combinations, and trendy furniture offers a unique look. Unwind for a day at this luxurious spa with access to some of the best facilities in the industry including – 15-metre swimming pool, Turkish steam room, relaxation suite, group exercise studio, and Finnish sauna. The overall experience of the body massage is doubled with beautiful coloured lights and soothing music. Various massage services include – ESPA essential body massage, ESPA fully body massage with hot stones, Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, head, neck and shoulder massage.

There is a fully-equipped cardiovascular gym along with air-conditioned exercise room. Balmoral Spa also has a steam room and a relaxation room, you will be provided blankets and herbal teas. The spa has easy access to all the facilities including changing rooms.

Guerlain Spa

At Guerlain Spa, you get to enjoy personalised spa experience. This is the first spa in the UK to use products from one of the well-known French companies. Here you are offered a wide range of facial treatments, a wide range of massage treatments with Guerlain products, and sublimation treatments as well. When you are about to enter the spa room, the attendant will be asking you the type of fragrance you want in your room during the treatment and your bathrobe will also bear the same fragrance.

The spa also offers various other offers including – manicure & pedicure, waxing, and tinting, there are special arrangements for men as well. In addition to spa treatments, you have access to the steam room, Jacuzzi, swimming pool, sauna, and a gym.

Lush Spa

The moment you enter the spa; you will be awe-struck by the lush goodies on offer. Brightly coloured boxes look so attractive, bath bombs, and fab skin care products, everything looks amazing. The best thing about this spa is their handcrafted natural vegetarian product line. The staff is very nice and super-friendly. You will be taken downstairs to the spa section, it’s just like entering the basement of someone’s home. There is a living room section and a beautifully decorated homely kitchen.

You will enjoy the convenience of choosing the product you want to be used during the massage. There are four massage bars and all of them smell amazing. With complete silence and soft music playing in the background, you can actually feel yourself getting relaxed. Every room is set up differently as per the type of treatment. One of the popular treatments here is called “The Good Hour”, it is a deep tissue massage.

Zen Lifestyle

Providing services and products especially catering to both mind and body, Zen Lifestyle is an idea place where the urban men and women get an unforgettable comprehensive lifestyle experience. Here, you get to enjoy a nice relaxed and friendly ambience and a great place to rejuvenate your mind and body. Fresh flowers and the interiors having attractive white and purple colour combination, really add to the whole luxurious ambience.

You can choose from a wide range of treatments including – facials, eyebrow & eyelash, hair removal, manicure & pedicure, massage, tanning, cellulite & toning, and medical cosmetics. Irrespective of the choice you have made, rest assured you will experience a personalised and unique experience. Every single treatment begins with a consultation ensuring you receive a tailored treatment.

As for massage, you can choose from varied types of massage treatments including – custom massage, elemis lime & ginger salt glow & massage, hot stone massage, and pregnancy massage. All in all, when you are at Zen Lifestyle you will have an unforgettable experience.

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Emma Brown


Emma Brown is an extensive and experienced web-writer. I help people to have the most informative and appealing online presence. Content writing is my passion and Scaling Expectations is my basic motto, I live up to. I am a Mass Communication post graduate and written several article for sites like Qwikfix and newspapers like The Telegraph.

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