Finding yourself wishing for a much-needed dose of me-time? With the stressors of modern life, it’s never been more important to indulge in some R&R and switch off. From the many choices of spas in London, some of the best can be found in and around South Kensington. But don’t just take our word for it!
1. Quan Spa
Named after a Chinese word meaning a source of pure water, Quan Spa is an oasis of healing and rejuvenation.
Whether you are looking for nail treatments, facials, waxing or massage, you simply can’t go wrong here. Their therapists are handpicked for their incredible attention to detail, ensuring you leave Quan Spa feeling relaxed, refreshed and revived.
Plus, if you’re staying with us then it is within easy distance to float back from after your treatments.
2. Santi Spa
One of the capital’s treatment hot spots, Santi London in South Kensington is frequented by those in the know for all kinds of self-care, from holistic healing to dermatology and medical aesthetics. Their in-house skin lab can provide remedies for a range of conditions.
Set in a stunning townhouse, Santi’s menu offers everything from kin polishing and light therapies to peels and a full roster of massages.
3. Baglioni SPA
A hidden gem of wellbeing in the heart of Kensington, Baglioni SPA is an idyllic place to unwind your body and mind and restore oneself with a personalised and caring experience.
Open to both hotel guests and outside clients, you can enjoy top-of-the-line steam rooms, massages, facial and body treatments along with beauty services of the highest standards.
4. Urban Retreat
Acknowledged by many as the ultimate hair, beauty and spa destination, Urban Retreat is a beauty paradise with a range of luxury treatments and services as well as premium retail products from the world’s finest beauty houses.
Take your friends and catch up over a mani or blow-dry, explore the exclusive brands in the make-up boutique, and even book in for a piercing.
5. South Kensington Club
South Kensington Club is a private members’ establishment, but the unique spa can be used by visiting guests.
The South Kensington Club’s bathhouse, banya and spa is truly unique and offers a wide range of traditional treatments for members and their guests, making it a unique haven in bustling London.
6. The House of Elemis
Nestled in the heart of Mayfair, this sumptuous spa, aptly coined ‘the couture beauty house’, has something for everyone, including 30-minute treatments for the time poor. Not in a rush? We urge you to indulge in a Life Elixirs treatment, which is the antidote to life in London’s fast lane.
7. Cloud Twelve
Be it a classic spa day, hair appointment, advanced injectables or simply a plant-based lunch with friends, Notting Hill’s Cloud Twelve caters to your every whim. Non-members can book in, so don’t hesitate to book in for a truly serene escape complete with sauna, steam and salt rooms.
8. The Lanesborough Club & Spa
The Lanesborough Club & Spa, perfectly positioned between Knightsbridge and Mayfair, is one of London’s most exclusive private members’ fitness and health clubs and spa, offering members and hotel guests access to internationally recognised experts in the fields of mindfulness, fitness, beauty and wellness – with a 360° approach to wellbeing.