The Best Spas to Book in Andorra

Check into the Grau Roig Boutique Hotel to enjoy mountain views and a tranquil spa
Check into the Grau Roig Boutique Hotel to enjoy mountain views and a tranquil spa | Courtesy of Grau Roig Boutique Hotel / Expedia
Laura Hampson

The pint-size independent principality of Andorra, situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees, offers an excellent selection of luxury spas in many of its hotels and health complexes – including the largest mountain spa in Europe. Perfect for combining with a ski or summer hiking break, here’s our pick of the best spa hotels in Andorra – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Hotel Spa Diana Parc, for avid skiers in Arinsal

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Room at Hotel Spa Diana Parc
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Treat ski-weary limbs at the best wellness centre in Arinsal. Soak in heated pools spread throughout a futuristic, black-and-white space; unwind in the hammam and sauna; or indulge in an après-ski massage using natural oils. Book a mountain-view double for your own mini-spa, complete with a hydromassage tub for two, or the suite with a private jacuzzi. There’s also ample storage space for ski gear, a piano bar with daily live music and a colourful bowling alley.

2. Sport Hotel Village, for relaxation in Soldeu

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Lounge area at Sport Hotel Village
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Aesthetics and wellness unite at this five-storey spa in Soldeu, decorated with specially commissioned wall art by the late Catalan master Domènec Fita i Molat. Competing for your attention on the hydro circuit are floor-to-ceiling views of the surrounding mountains, a picturesque reminder that you’re 2,000m (6,562ft) above sea level. An entire floor is devoted to therapies and massages, offering everything from music therapy to holistic treatments in rooms that look out at the pristine slopes.

3. Sport Hotel Hermitage and Spa, for pampering in Soldeu

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Pool at Sport Hotel Hermitage and Spa
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This all-suite hotel is perfect for an upscale escape. Located at the foot of the Grandvalira ski resort, its chalet-style facade blends seamlessly with the landscape. Each suite comes with a hydromassage tub and a private terrace, while the spa itself is a sprawling five-floor space that takes inspiration from the surrounding Pyrenean peaks.

4. Acta Arthotel, for mountain views in Andorra la Vella

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Pool and loungers at Acta Arthotel
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While many spas are hidden away in artificially lit basements, the second-floor Aquarella Spa at this hotel offers glorious mountain views. Here, you’ll find ergonomic massage beds, a Finnish sauna and an ice bath, and massages are available on request. Feeling thirsty? Head to the terrace Plató & Co, which flanks the Valira river, to revive yourself with a gin and tonic.

5. Hotel NiuNit, for R&R in El Serrat

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Exterior of Hotel NiuNit
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The locally sourced meats served in this quaint restaurant, including Andorran veal, may well entice you to spend most of your time sampling its varied fare. In between dining, take some time to detox at the spa. This tranquil space overlooks the mountains, and the glass-walled Finnish sauna means you can soak up the views while you sweat. There’s also a hammam, a jacuzzi and a eucalyptus steam sauna to complete your spa circuit.

6. Cèntric Atiram, for city centre rejuvenation in Andorra la Vella

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Room at Cèntric Atiram
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Situated in the chic capital Andorra la Vella, this hotel is a smart option for your next visit. The spa is small but has a Turkish bath, sauna and hydromassage showers. Treatments are available on request. The rooms also lend themselves to relaxation, with exposed brick walls, geometric detailing, faux-fur pillows and neutral colours.

7. Hotel Spa Termes Carlemany, for thermal waters in Escaldes-Engordany

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Jacuzzi at Hotel Spa Termes Carlemany
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The Hotel Spa Termes Carlemany, which adjoins the Valira river, has its own hot springs that feed into the ensuite bathrooms and spa. The wellness centre has a romantic and calming ambience with soft lighting, candles and soothing music. Facilities include a Turkish bath, sauna, relaxation area, UVA room, hydromassage jets and jacuzzis. Post-spa, make a booking at the in-house restaurant and enjoy local and seasonal dishes or try a tasting menu.

8. Hotel Plaza, for blissful treatments in Andorra la Vella

Bed and Breakfast, Hotel

Pool at Hotel Plaza
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On a quiet street in the Andorran capital, Hotel Plaza Spa offers a range of thermal treatments and an extensive massage menu. From lymphatic drainage to pregnancy massage or couples massage, there’s a lot to choose from here. The interior of the spa, as well as the treatments, is Asian-inspired. After your treatment, head to your room to sink into the cloud-like bed, marvel at the mountain views or watch a spot of Netflix on your TV.

9. Grau Roig Boutique Hotel and Spa, for an après-ski soak in Encamp

Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel, Luxury

Exterior of Grau Roig Boutique Hotel and Spa with mountains and ski slopes behind it
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This lush hotel, at the foot of Grau Roig in the Grandvalira ski resort, offers rustic-chic rooms, with pale-wood floors, Scandi-style interiors and private balconies – mountain panoramas are a given. After your skiing session, sample fondue and raclette at La Fromagerie before visiting the spa. With lots of natural rock and oak wood, the Grau Roig wellness centre is a tranquil, nature-filled oasis – even the massage room walls are covered in living plants and grass. The decor is warming and the lighting subtle, and facilities include a swimming pool, whirlpool, Finnish sauna and steam bath.

10. Hotel and Spa Xalet Bringué, for active travellers in El Serrat

Spa Hotel, Hotel, Lodge

Exterior of Hotel and Spa Xalet Bringué surrounded with trees
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Step back in time to the Graeco-Roman era at the spa in this four-star mountain hotel. Start your day with a dip in the heated indoor pool before heading out skiing or hiking, depending on the season. Feeling sore after a day of exercise? Return for a relaxing argan oil massage designed to ease tight muscles. If you’d rather enjoy a circuit of the spa, there’s also an ice bath, Scottish shower, Finnish sauna and hammam.

11. Hotel Roc Blanc, for hydrotherapy in Escaldes-Engordany

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Pool at Hotel Roc Blanc
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This thermal spa in Escaldes-Engordany offers the latest hydrotherapy treatments, fed by natural mineral hot springs. The thermal waters contain minerals said to be particularly effective for treating bone problems, arthritis and respiratory issues. A swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and cardio area complete the offerings here.

Esme Fox and Mark Nayler contributed additional reporting to this article.

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