Where To Go In Europe For A Winter Spa Break
Whether you are looking for a spot of winter sun or a snowy mountain backdrop, we’ve got you covered with these award-winning European spas.
Due to its location in Southern Greece, Euphoria enjoys mild winters where daytime temperatures regularly hover around 16 °C. Set deep in the pine forests of ancient Greece, its wellness concept draws inspiration from a number of sources, East and West: Taoist and Hellenic philosophy as well as Chinese and Hippocratic medicine. You can experience a wide range of programmes there, including fitness, mindfulness and detox, but what they’re really known for is their emotional healing programmes, which aim to improve your overall state of emotional wellbeing and also bring harmony between your physical and emotional aspects.
LEFAY DOLOMITI, ITALY
If you dream of combining your wellness break with a spot of skiing or snowboarding then Lefay Dolomiti could be the spa for you. Open since the end of 2019, this modernist mountain hideaway is the perfect destination for those wanting to relax and let go of their troubles. Its wellness offering is less intense than its sister property Lefay Lake Garda, however, it still boasts an incredible 5000 sqm East meets West spa and a state of the fitness centre with fantastic views of the resort’s gardens.
SHA WELLNESS CLINIC, SPAIN
Situated in Spain’s Valencia region, SHA Wellness Clinic experiences very mild winters, with average temperatures around 17 °C during the day. A cutting edge medical clinic, it has a unique approach to health which incorporates the very best in cutting-edge Western techniques with ancient Eastern holistic medicine. You can enjoy a wide variety of wellness programmes there, including stress-management, fitness and sleep recovery, however, it is its detox and weight loss programmes, which it is most famous for.
LILY OF THE VALLEY, FRANCE
Located on the world-famous French Riviera, Lily of the Valley enjoys mild winters with very little rainfall. A host of Wellbeing programmes are on offer there, from detox and weight loss to ones that focus on the sport or which are tailor-made around an individual’s requirements. Lily of the Valley’s expertise in wellness lies in the fusion of holistic medicine, innovative techniques and age-old therapies, with a team of experts on hand - including naturopaths, nutritionists, yoga teachers and fitness masters - to help you achieve your goals.
VIVAMAYR ALTAUSSEE, AUSTRIA
If you are looking to do a serious detox surrounded by stunning snow-covered mountains then VIVAMAYR Altaussee could be the perfect place for your winter spa break. Located on the shores of Lake Altaussee, this state of the art medical spa offers a 21st-century version of the world-renowned Mayr cure. Over 7 days, Dr Schubert and his young, enthusiastic team will devise an intensive detox programme that will thoroughly cleanse your body of toxins. It’s not for the faint-hearted, but it does deliver exceptional results.
EPIC SANA ALGARVE, PORTUGAL
Situated on Portugal’s Algarve coast, EPIC SANA Algarve boasts mild winters where temperatures in the sun are quite often in the late teens/low 20s. Located just a short walk from the beach, the family-friendly resort boasts five outdoor swimming pools, three restaurants, an indoor pool, a multi-purpose sports field, a kids clubs and an Oriental-inspired spa that features nine treatment rooms and an extensive menu of treatments and therapies. A selection of wellness programmes is also available including Yoga, fitness and detox.
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