Our Wellbeing Edit | St James's London

Health and Wellness

Our Wellbeing Edit

Discover a world of wellbeing in central London

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It's always a good idea to indulge in some self-care. As the new year unfolds, seize the moment and nurture your mind, body and spirit ready for 2024. Discover boutique gyms, spas, world-leading fitness classes and places that will help you feel more attuned with yourself.

Take a moment to relax

Switch off from the world and tune into relaxation mode with a spa day. Visit the heavenly sanctuary that is Sospa at Sofitel St James’s and treat yourself to stress-relieving massage treatments like hot stone rolling or deep pressure massages - or choose from a range of invigorating facials in collaboration with skincare experts, HydraFacial.

Enjoy a quick spruce-up

Grooming men for greatness since 1805, you can't go wrong at Truefitt & Hill. Whether you have 30 minutes or an hour and a half, book an appointment and let its experienced team treat refresh your look and revitalise your spirit.

Chase that endorphin rush

Perhaps self-care to you is all about getting those feel-good endorphins going. Book in for a blood-pumping expert-led session at one of the many wellbeing spots in the area including E By Equinox or Third Space Soho. Or why not try something new and book in for one of the free weekly workouts at the Gymshark flagship store on Regent Street?

Rediscover the natural world

Swapping the buzz of the city for quiet in the countryside is a tried and tested way to reclaim your peace. Find comfort in camping in all climates with supplies from Snow Peak. From polar landscapes to deserts and mountains; if you want to challenge yourself, speak to the team at Shackleton about joining one of its expedition. Next door at Arc’teryx, pick up expertly engineered clothing and gear for all weathers.

Shop for self-care at home

Take care of winter skin with soothing self-care brands like Aesop and D R Harris. Elevate your space and create a calm corner with a candle or fragrance from Floris. Or when nothing but a good cup of tea makes you feel at ease, stop in at Fortnum’s to pick up your favourite blend to take home.

Get lost in literature

Support your mental and emotional wellbeing and feed your imagination through books. With 200,000 titles at Waterstones Piccadilly, whether you prefer chic-lit, historical essays or how-to guides, there’s no shortage of choice. Tour our pick of London’s best bookshops and plan your 2024 reading list.

Secure your sweet dreams

Getting a good night’s sleep sets you up for a great day. With a mattress from Vispring, you’ll always get up on the right side of the bed. Prepare for sweet dreams only with our guide to relaxing bedtime routines

Make time for each other

Taking care of your relationships is also essential for maintaining balance in your life. Browse our list of St James's bars, restaurants and cafes and book in time with your loved ones.