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.
Independent city spas
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.
Ambrosia Spa, Passatge Domingo 9, Barcelona, Spain +34 931 863 342
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.
Rituels d’Orient, Carrer de Loreto 50, Barcelona, Spain +34 934 191 472
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.
AquaBliss Fish Spa, Calle Comtal 33, Barcelona, Spain +34 933 023 540
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.
Aire de Barcelona, Passeig Picasso 22, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 955 743
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, Marina 19–21, Barcelona, Spain +34 932 211 000
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.
Spaciomm, Carrer del Rosselló 265, Barcelona, Spain +34 934 454 949
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.
The Spa, Passeig de Gràcia 38-40, Barcelona, Spain +34 931 518 888
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