Barcelona's Most Relaxing Spas

Hammam | Courtesy of Rituels d'Orient
Hammam | Courtesy of Rituels d'Orient
Photo of Tamara Kiewiet
7 April 2017

Barcelona may be a busy city, it’s vibrant streets and bustling shopping districts offering plenty of opportunities for new experiences. But there’s also a calming and relaxing side to the city waiting to be discovered. The city hosts several wellness centers tucked away in hidden alleyways or inside stunning hotels. Explore these seven pampering escapes located in the center of Barcelona.

Treatment Room | Courtesy of Ambrosia Spa

Independent city spas

Ambrosia Spa

This urban spa focuses on the latest trends in wellness. It’s located just a few steps from the prestigious Passeig de Gràcia, and the blend of their organic products along with the exquisite ambiance of their facilities create a unique and unforgettable experience. Ambrosia Spa is the perfect place for personal or couples treatments. Their full range of therapies and personalized beauty treatments are available every day of the week, though appointments are recommended.

Relaxing Area | Courtesy of Ambrosia Spa

Spa-Hammam Rituels d’Orient

Eastern traditions serve as the inspiration behind the treatments at Rituels d’Orient. Their personal approach will make you feel relaxed from the first moment you step inside, welcoming you into a sanctuary of well-being in the vibrant center of Barcelona. They offer health and beauty rituals along with Turkish steam baths.

Hammam | Courtesy of Rituels d'Orient

AquaBliss Fish Spa

Located in a quiet corner of Calle Comtal, right in the heart of Barri Gòtic, AquaBliss is a blissful oasis dedicated to keeping your skin smooth and healthy with the help of garra rufa, dozens of tiny ‘doctor fish’ who nibble at the epidermis. In addition, they offer traditional manicures and pedicures as well as a range of body massages and peelings. Find complete serenity right in the city center.

Doctor Fish | Courtesy of AquaBliss Barcelona

Aire de Barcelona

Aire de Barcelona opened in 2008 and aims to promote ancient Greek and Roman bathing traditions. They’re most known for their variety of hydrotherapy-based treatments, including saltwater, ice, cold, warm, hot, and bubbly water. Aire is located in the neighborhood of El Born, right on top of wells that, centuries ago, used to supply the city with water.

Massage Room | Courtesy of Aquabliss Barcelona

Spas located in hotels

43 The Spa

Located on the 43rd floor of the stunning Hotel Arts Barcelona, 43 The Spa has a reputation for being one of the leading spas in Europe, not just because of their panoramic views of Barcelona’s coastline but also due to their use of luxury products and their well-trained professionals. They offer a diverse range of health programs in their saunas, steam rooms, ice fountains, vitality pools and treatment rooms.

43 The Spa | Courtesy of Hotel Arts Barcelona


Spaciomm is a world-class spa, situated in Hotel Omm in Barcelona’s Eixample district. It houses a popular gravitation space; an area consisting of gently rocking beds, whose movements cause the sensation of weightlessness. Inside, guests are surrounded by natural materials such as coconut, yarn, silk and wood.

Piscina | Courtesy of Spaciomm

The Spa

Discover a haven of serenity at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Barcelona. The contemporary setting of this spa forms an environment of holistic rejuvenation. Choose one of their superb treatments, enjoy a steam bath or simply unwind in the relaxation room. If you’re looking to let off some steam, the spa’s fitness center is the place to use up that energy.

43 The Spa | Courtesy of Hotel Arts Barcelona

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