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Luxury Spa Hotels & Breaks In Scotland

Luxury Spas & Spa Breaks in Scotland

by Vivien Devlin

A century ago visitors would come to Scotland "to take the waters" in several Scottish Hydro hotels. These were the original Spas. In 1881 Peebles Hydro had a resident doctor who would prescribe such healing treatments as a Russian bath, a volcanic mud bath or a sun and air bath.

The world of the Spa has changed considerably since those early days. Scotland's 5 star country resorts and city hotels now offer far more than a golf course, a tennis court or a quiet game of croquet. Leading hotels are equipped with the ultimate in gymnasium technology and innovative health spas with every kind of treatment from aromatherapy facials to a Thai massage.

Luxury Scotland represent eight of the very best Spa hotels and Destination Spas in Scotland. Vivien Devlin, broadcaster, travel writer and a voluntary hedonist for Luxury Scotland has enjoyed the Scottish Spa break experience and writes about discovering their benefits and delights.

Read on and find out more about Scotland's top destinations spas. If tempted by a Spa Break in Scotland,- then why not plan to give yourself and your entire body, mind and spirit - a fabulous relaxing treat which will also benefit your health.

As well as being available at the top 5 star spa resorts, a range of health and beauty treatments and massages are also available at Airds Hotel,, Crinan Hotel, Greywalls and Kinloch Lodge. The Belmond Royal Scotsman also offer spa treatments and indeed is the only train in the world with an on-board spa.

Gleneagles Spa Gleneagles The very name itself, "Gleneagles" is renowned worldwide. Even to people who have never visited Scotland Gleneagles is widely known as a famous hotel, synonymous with luxury living. Just fifty miles from both Edinburgh and Glasgow, with easy access by road and rail, this is the ideal destination for golf and sports enthusiasts, a family holiday or for a relaxing and health-giving retreat.
Edinburgh Sheraton One Spa Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa The international Sheraton brand name began setting professional standards and a unique style of hotel-living in the United States back in the 1930s.
The Kohler Spa at Old Course Hotel Old Course Hotel & Spa With uninterrupted views out to sea over the 17th hole of the Old Course, on the outskirts of the town, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is a very comfortable place to stay for the keen golfer as well as for anyone looking for a relaxing and healthy holiday or a short refreshing Spa Break.
Marcliffe Hotel & Spa The Marcliffe Spa The recently opened Spa facilities at The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa in Aberdeen consists of three treatment rooms, a relaxing area, Hydrotherapy Bath, Make up and Manicure area, a gym plus a Bathing Ritual Balenotherapy Room.
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