Best Spa Treatments in Wales

As the natural healing process rapidly hides the ravages of its industrial past, greening over the redundant mines and collieries, Wales is becoming an ideal place for a relaxing Spa based holiday. Good clean air, fresh off the sea and the mountains, beautiful vistas and award winning fresh local produce make this country a haven for those seeking some of the best spa services in Britain.

Celtic Manor

The unmistakable edifice of Celtic Manor Resort, lies in 1400 acres of parks and golf courses, at the head of the Usk Valley. There is no mistaking that this is a five star resort, with two hotels and twelve lodges equipped with private saunas and hot tubs. There are two spas to choose from, the Ocius Treatment Rooms; offering a range of therapies and variety of massages; and the Forum Spa; both having access to the grand swimming pool with its starlit domed roof. The Forum includes the Herbal Steam Temple where the signature treatment involves head to toe clay being applied, then washed off in the tropical showers. A Rhys Giles salon provides manicures, pedicures, hair and make-up sessions.

Bryn Meadows

The boutique Fusion Spa and Wellness centre at Bryn Meadows is all about relaxation; overlooking the beautiful Welsh countryside of the Five Valleys, even from the eighteen metre swimming pool. The four treatment rooms offer an extensive variety of treatments that include reflexology, mud treatments, scrubs, wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures. The luxurious facilities also include a steam aromatherapy area, hydro spa, sauna and steam room; with a gym for the more energetic. A speciality is the men’s range of treatments, focusing particularly on revitalising tired and aching muscles.

St Brides

Overlooking Carmarthen Bay, the cliff top setting provides stunning views from the heated salt water infinity pool of this spa hotel. The influence of the sea pervades everything form the style of the rooms to the treatments on offer; which include a marine radiance facial, sea weed hot stone massage, salty focus body scrub or a seaweed wrap. A dual treatment room is available; perched on the cliff edge, with the full length windows open you are caressed by the sea breeze and lulled by the sound of the waves below.

The stunning countryside of Wales is increasingly being used as a backdrop for an array of spa retreats offering an excellent range of services .