RELAX with A LUXURY SPA BREAK IN SCOTLAND

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Relax and Recharge with a Luxury Spa Break in Scotland

Find your path to peace, pamper yourself in style, and relax on a
Scottish luxury spa break or holiday in the best luxury hotels in Scotland

Based on an article originally written by Linda Jackson


A lively ceilidh or two works wonders it seems!

Research carried out by a senior lecturer at Scotland’s Strathclyde University has shown that Scottish dancing has definite wellbeing benefits. It has been suggested that Scotland's road to wellbeing and fitness , particularly for the over-60s, is to participate in Scottish dancing to keep fit. A lively ceilidh or two works wonders it seems.

But worry not if you have been cursed with two left feet, there are many other ways to keep your mind, body, soul, and feet in tip-top condition

Consider a wellbeing spa break in Scotland – choose a personal fitness programme, a wellbeing break with detox and diet, or simply pamper yourself with the latest spa treatments on a lluxury spa break in Scotland - and discover an alternative wellbeing road to tread. Here are details of some of Scotland's top spa hotel and their spa breaks offering.

Kinloch House, Perthshire

spa treatments kinloch house perthshire
Reflexology treatment at Kinloch House Perthshire

So… jump feet first into a reflexology treatment at Kinloch House Perthshire, a fine Scottish country house hotel overlooking a wide lush valley, and enjoy a relaxing foot massage aimed at breaking down minute granular zones in the feet – these appendages supposedly reflect ailments from other body parts.

This gentle reflexology treatment is widely used to counteract stress and fatigue, and restores balance to its ‘matching’ body part. To pamper the full body, choose an aromatic massage treatment; it is a luscious spa treatment that helps revitalise mind, body and soul. But for the full Monty (well… we are talking about Scotland here!), add a luxury facial plus a deluxe manicure and pedicure to that aromatic massage to experience the irresistible ‘Top to Toe’ spa treatment.

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

One Spa at Edinburgh Sheraton
One Spa

Trying to relax after  the stresses of modern city life?  Consider escaping to the luxurious confines of One Spa, the impressive spa complex of the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa situated in the heart of Scotland’s capital, opposite dramatic Edinburgh Castle.

Total refurbishment of the hotel has just been completed, so expect stylish contemporary comfort combined with cutting edge technology to accompany the ultimate spa experience.

The award-winning One Spa in Scotland boasts a swimming pool and stunning rooftop Hydropool, a thermal suite, an advanced fitness studio, and abundant soothing spa treatments. The gym has an extensive range of high-tech equipment with trained fitness instructors on hand and a variety of programmes offered in studio classes, ranging from Yoga classes and Zumba classes to LiveStrong Cycling and high-intensity circuit training. Enjoy delicious ‘me’ time with a tailor-made spa break: personal needs and preferences are built into a spa programme assembled by expert therapists just for you.

Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

Marcliffe Hotel and Spa near Aberdeen
Marcliffe Hotel & Spa

Set in beautiful wooded grounds on the outskirts of Aberdeen, the privately-owned Marcliffe Hotel & Spa is currently offering a four-hour Ultimate Tranquillity treatment not to be missed – a Champagne spa light lunch is included.

Men can also enjoy special anti-ageing treatments, stress reducing massages, and rejuvenation boosts for face, body and mind.

Large family-friendly luxury resorts in Scotland such as the Turnberry Resort in Ayrshire; the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews and The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire all offer the very ultimate in luxury spa facilities, as well as superb leisure facilities or outdoor pursuits.

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Luxury Spa at Turnberry

Luxury Spa at Trump Turnberry

The Luxury Spa at Trump Turnberry tempts its guests with treatments based on a holistic philosophy to harmonise mind and body, as well as spa day rituals, health and lifestyle programmes offering a custom-made workout, and even a jet-lag ‘reviver’ treatment – a big hit with overseas guests.


Kohler Spa at Old Course Hotel

Guests at the Old Course Hotel can unwind as they take to the waters of the Kohler Waters Spa (the first Kohler spa experience outside the USA). Here guests can enjoy a rooftop hot tub, a cascading waterfall, a thermal suite with hydrotherapy pool, and a Japanese steam room… to name but a few of the treats in store at this famous golf destination in Scotland.

kohler spa st andrews

The Gleneagles Hotel

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The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire

A new approach to health and wellbeing is offered at The Gleneagles Hotel  in Perthshire – namely ESPA Life. Osteopaths, physiotherapists, traditional Chinese medicine acupuncturists, herbalists, and personal trainers create a tailor-made programme just for you.

Expect to feel fit, well, and ready to enjoy life after your consultation and completed programme and, at the same time, get to understand the nutritional values in food and enjoy exquisite food with health enhancing nutrients.

There are a number of Luxury Scotland hotels that while not having dedicated luxury spas, do offer in-house spa services when required...

>> The One Devonshire Gardens at Hotel du Vin in Glasgow.

Just check availability with the hotel concierge. Crinan Hotel in Argyll offers a selection of spa experiences by appointment such as hot stone therapy, aromatherapy body care, deep sports massage, and Reiki. 

The delightfully cosy Kinloch Lodge on the beautiful Isle of Skye is blessed with a therapist who has developed a very special spa treatment menu for the hotel: enjoy a back, neck and shoulders Salt Glo Scrub followed by a deep muscle massage rejuvenation treatment or an indulgent full body massage with pure natural oils. Enjoy unadulterated bliss alongside a Michelin-starred restaurant.

As far as I am concerned the road to wellbeing, pampering, and irrefutable luxury is clearly signposted:  
‘SCOTLAND  - FOR SPA BREAKS AND LUXURY SPA HOTELS’.  

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