The Best Spa and Wellness Hotels to Book in Ukraine

Indulge in a luxurious spa treatment at the KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa
Indulge in a luxurious spa treatment at the KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa | Courtesy of KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa /
Amy McPherson

As one of the first destinations to offer medical and cosmetic tourism, it is no wonder Ukraine is hot on spa hotels. Indulge in a full body massage by the Black Sea or kick back in a sauna after skiing in Bukovel – by booking one of these top affordable wellness retreats, all available on Culture Trip.

1. LH Hotel and SPA for a spa retreat in Lviv


Room at the LH Hotel and SPA with double bed, glass walls and blue lights
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There’s no need to escape to the countryside to enjoy a Ukraine spa retreat. At this hotel in the centre of Lviv, you can enjoy the hubbub of city life and pamper yourself in the spa on your return. In the LH Spa Club, you’ll find both Finnish and Roman-style saunas, as well as a Russian steam room. Give the Soaring with a Broom treatment a try, a body cleansing method using oak and birch branches that is typical of the region. Combine it with a massage to complete the wellness journey.

2. Grand Admiral Resort and SPA for a nature escape, just outside Kyiv

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Gardens at the Grand Admiral Resort and SPA with lawns and tables and chairs on a terrace
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Self-care is all about slowing down and being with nature. It is with no surprise, therefore, that the Grand Admiral is considered one of the best spa resorts in Ukraine, situated in a tranquil forest within easy reach of Kyiv. It boasts a large indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows looking over the leafy surroundings, four different types of saunas and an outdoor hot tub. Make sure you take a dip in the Japanese ofuro bathtubs; their salty water and varying temperatures are said to boost the cardiovascular system and relieve muscle fatigue.

3. City Holiday Resort and Spa for an outdoor pool in Kyiv

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Aerial view of the pool and terrace with loungers at City Holiday Resort and Spa
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Whether you’re sightseeing or visiting on business, it doesn’t mean you need to miss out on top spa treatments while staying in Kyiv. This elegant five-star hotel feels a world away from the city, thanks to its outdoor pool surrounded by blooming flowers in the summer. Inside, you’ll find a network of saunas and steam rooms, plus an indoor pool. Don’t miss the salt room, which recreates the microclimate of natural salt caves and is said to promote relaxation.

5. Tsunami Spa Hotel for a family-friendly stay in Dnipro

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The unusual interior of Tsunami Spa Hotel with moulded walls, cowhide rug, stairs and a table and chairs
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A spa stay at the Tsunami Spa Hotel is like a tour of wellness rituals from around the globe. Start with a relaxing dip in a Japanese ofuro tub, followed by a steamy stint in the Greek herbal sauna, and finish with a cleansing treatment in the Moroccan hammam. Don’t leave without a bracing plunge in the ice pool. Bringing the kids? During the school holidays, there are clubs for children, so you can enjoy your Ayurvedic massage in peace while the little ones are entertained.

6. KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa for sea views in Odessa

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Blue-tiled hammam area at KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa with candles and towels
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A boutique resort in the style of a manor house, KADORR Hotel Resort and Spa offers a more tranquil, adult-orientated holiday on the Black Sea coast. Make sure you book in for one of the indulgent spa treatments, such as Cleopatra’s Bath, a high-pressure hydromassage in a milk bath that will make you feel like royalty. Fitness fanatics will appreciate the well-equipped gym and classes including aerial yoga and Body Pump.

7. Edem Resort and Spa for an immersive detox near Lviv

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Spa at Edem Resort and Spa with an indoor pool, hydromassage jet and relaxation chairs
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If you’re looking for a more in-depth Ukraine wellness experience, book Edem Resort. This medical spa hotel, nestled in the countryside of western Ukraine, offers full detox programmes that combine traditional spa treatments with nutritious meals and sporting activities, like tennis and yoga, as well as golf and quad-biking. For a little more decadence, book into the De Vine restaurant which serves gourmet meals paired with renowned wine grown on the estate.

8. Respect Hotel and Spa for a rejuvenating break in the Carpathian Mountains

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Exterior of the pink-painted Respect Hotel and Spa surrounded by plants and trees
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Escape to the wild at the Respect Hotel in Skhidnytsa, perched on the fringe of Skolivski Beskydy National Park. Visitors have flocked here since the 1970s to bathe in the natural healing waters of the area. Soak in a mineral-rich bath at the luxury spa, before wrapping up in a cosy robe and sipping on natural Carpathian tea overlooking the pine-clad hillsides. There are even special treatments for men, including a Bavarian beer bath. Cheers to that!

9. Ganz and Spa for a ski trip in Bukovel

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Aerial view of the outdoor pool and orange loungers at Ganz and Spa
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Nestled in the Carpathian ski resort of Bukovel, Ganz and Spa is a great destination for both physical and mental wellbeing during the winter months. There is nothing better than being able to relax in a heated indoor pool, sauna or steam room after a day carving down the groomed pistes. Expect wood-clad, chalet-style rooms and hearty Ukrainian dishes like galushki (dumplings) in the on-site restaurant.

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