Travel // 4 Great Spa Destinations to Visit This Year
Winter takes a lot out of us. The days are dark, our immune system is stretched to its limits, and we want to make changes to our lifestyle to stay more active and healthier. There’s no better way of embarking on a journey of transformation than visiting a spa resort or a remote retreat for a few nights. If you feel like your mind and body need a bit of TLC, check out the below destinations for a great relaxing spa break.
The traditional spa town is full of culture and great quality boutique hotels. Whether you are looking for quiet nights and long walks, or want to take on yoga, try some of the best treatments for rejuvenating, this is the place to be. You will love the narrow streets of Bath and the small shops, as well as the designer boutiques in the city center. You can book a tour, visit the gardens and parks, and learn more about the city’s history retracing the steps of Jane Austen.
If you would like to soak in the culture of Mexico, but don’t want to put up with the hustle and bustle of Mexico city, you have an alternative destination: Querataro. The city centre is a Unesco World Heritage site, and history is everywhere. You can get a great spa hotel in the modern part or the ancient city. Check out the package deals AC Hotel Queretaro Antea has to offer this season and pack your bags.
Budapest is also called the “city of spas”, thanks to the natural springs that surround the current capital. The healing waters were first discovered by the Romans in the 2nd century. Later, during the Ottoman occupation of the country, more springs were discovered. Today, you will find seven major spas to enjoy in this great city, along with hundreds of museums. You can treat yourself to a stay at Hotel Gellert, built in Art Nouveau style above Gellert Spa, and take advantage of the great services offered, such as saunas, various temperature indoor pools, hydromassage, and treatments offered by some of the best physiotherapists in Europe.
If you enjoy the Middle Eastern lifestyle and architecture, you will find plenty of resorts in Essaouira, Morocco. Not far from the ancient city of Medina, the location is perfect for those who enjoy walking the old town’s narrow streets and relaxing by the pool. Experience an Arabian Night in your hotel, or book your ultimate golf experience. Boasting with great spa break offers, this location is great for couples looking to destress, get away from modern civilisation and recharge their batteries.
If you are still suffering from the spring fatigue syndrome and would like to start your summer the right way, a spa break might be just what you need. Check out the above great destinations and book your short break in one of the historic centres of the world for a truly relaxing holiday.