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Best spa days in London

Unwind at these sumptuous spas and pampering hotspots

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In need of some time out from hectic daily life? Plan your own spa day full of tailored therapies, reviving treatments, and tranquil pools in and around St James’s.

Sofitel Spa at Sofitel London St James’s

6 Waterloo Place, SW1Y 4AN

Experiencing Sofitel London St James’s’ award-winning Sofitel Spa is a must for some “me time”. Take your pick from a vast spa menu featuring facial treatments by Su-Man (who has been lauded by A-listers), hydrating HydraFacial experiences, Sofitel signature massages and wellbeing classes. Or simply head to the Turkish hammam and jacuzzi to detox and unwind.

Truefitt & Hill

71 St James's Street, SW1A 1PH

Stylish gents won’t settle for anything less after experiencing Truefitt & Hill’s Ultimate Grooming Experience. The 90-minute experience at this heritage barber combines a haircut and shampoo, traditional hot towel wet shave, manicure and facial treatment. Or recreate the ultimate spa experience at home with fragrant soaps and bath accessories – its signature bath oil is based on a 200-year-old recipe crafted using lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus, pine and lemon oils.


2 Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y 6NH

Located in serene Piccadilly Arcade, Aesop is a treasure trove of body, hair and skin products for some top-notch self-indulgence. But, for even more pampering, book into its Regent Street store for a facial treatment with one of its therapists, who can create custom formulations to make you feel enriched and invigorated.

Nordic Balance Health Club and Gym

4 St James’s Square, SW1Y 4JU

Relax Scandi style at Nordic Balance Health Club and Gym. Featuring treatment rooms named after ski resorts in Sweden, Finland and Norway, natural wood touches, a spa pool beneath a glass ceiling, and a traditional steam sauna, this health club has sports therapists on hand to tailor packages to your needs.

Haymarket Hotel

1 Suffolk Place, SW1Y 4HX

Although it claims its pool area is “more bar than spa”, Haymarket Hotel’s seductively lit space is a great place to get away from it all in central London. As well as the guest-only 18-metre pool, non-residents and residents alike can enter the Soholistic Gym and Beauty space featuring Temple Spa products and a range of treatments, from facials and body therapies, to waxing and pedicures.

St James’s Hotel & Club

7-8 Park Place, SW1A 1LS

Bring the spa to you at St James’s Hotel & Club, whose in-room service in partnership with Black Label by Perfect 10 provides tailored treatments without you having to move an inch. Try the Connock London massage using hydrating Hawaiian Kukui Oil, or pick from facials, manicures, pedicures and other revitalising therapies.

E by Equinox

12 St James's Street, SW1A 1ER

Focusing on recovery and peak performance, E by Equinox has created a range of therapies focused on body work, skin care and essentials for regeneration and enhancement. Customise your plan to include the likes of HydraFacial treatments to cleanse and hydrate, Stone Enhancement to relax muscles, or body wraps and scrubs to revitalise your skin.

Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre at Hotel Café Royal

50 Regent Street, W1B 4DY

Hotel Café Royal’s superb Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre spa is a calm oasis just footsteps from buzzy Regent Street. From ayurveda to aromatherapy, facials to full-body focus, you’ll find it all here… Float in its 18-metre pool, enjoy holistic treatments from some of the top brands in beauty, or book a spa day in London for two with the double Akasha Suite – providing access to a private hamman and Watsu pool.

CHUAN SPA at The Langham

1C Portland Place, W1B 1JA

Tucked away within The Langham, CHUAN SPA is a space of calm and relaxation, where treatments are based on the Five Elements of traditional Chinese medicine: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. You’ll be guided in your choices based on these elements, from exclusive treatments such as 24 KT Golden Opulence by Amra using crushed gold for exfoliation, to signature therapies such as the Harmony Massage.

Discover more ways to unwind in the neighbourhood with these serene spaces, and indulge in even more wellness ideas with these top tips for relaxing routines and our guide to self-care in St James’s.