A couples spa weekend in Bournemouth

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The pampering experience offered by Bournemouth’s best spas sets it apart from other seaside towns on the south coast, making it an the ideal destination for a couples spa weekend

A stunning south coast town with bags of seaside charm Bournemouth is an ideal getaway spot for couples. With everything you could want for a weekend getaway, including stunning beaches, a renowned theatre, great food, and vibrant nightlife, Bournemouth is one of the UK’s best loved beach towns, and for good reason.

But if you’re looking for something a little more relaxing and intimate, Bournemouth has no shortage of Spas that offer the chance to unwind and spend quality time with your partner. In this article, we'll give you some insider tips on where to stay, which spas to visit, and what treatments to book, so you can plan the ultimate couple's spa weekend in Bournemouth.

The best for Asian-inspired relaxation…

The Oceana Day Spa

Buddha at Oceana Day Spa

Looking to restore some balance and calm in your life? Look no further than The Ocean Beach Hotel in Boscombe, Bournemouth. The Oceana day spa offers a variety of Asian-inspired massages and treatments that will help you unwind and re-energize as well as some more traditional therapies including Hot Stone Massage, Classic Swedish Massage, Melting Oil Candle Massages, Body Exfoliation, Nail Treatments and more. Once you and your partner are finished finding peak-relaxation, the hotel also has indoor leisure facilities, including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, mini gym, and squash courts.

The best all-round spa…

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

Couple in swimming pool at West Cliff Hotel

Arguably the best spa experience Bournemouth has to offer, Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel is well worth considering if you’re planning a relaxing sojourn on the south coast. Plus the hotel has recently announced the completion of a £500k refurbishment on 20 of its bedrooms. The new rooms, designed by Corrie Jones Architecture, feature a sophisticated blend of muted earth tones and warm colours that evoke sunsets along the Dorset coast. Its spa has five treatment rooms, a steam room, a sauna, a spa pool, a Jacuzzi, and a lovely indoor swimming pool. Offering an extensive choice of therapeutic treatments, such as aromatherapy, massages, salt scrubs, and beauty treatments, Bournemouth West Cliff is a fantastic option for a couple’s spa escape this summer. Plus its choice location a short walk from Bournemouth’s seafront will make exploring the town during your visit a breeze.

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The best for swimming…

Bluewater Spa Bournemouth

Pool at Bluewater Spa Bournemouth

Located at the excellent Connaught Hotel & Spa, Bluewater Spa Bournemouth is another excellent relaxation hotspot worth paying a visit to. Named after its magnificently azure blue swimming pool, this mobile-phone-free zone will allow you to fully switch off from the outside world while you unwind with a spa treatment. Known for its luxurious sun loungers, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, relaxation lounge and of course its 18m indoor swimming pool Bluewater’s offering is one you won’t want to miss.

The best for a whole day of relaxation…

Queens Hotel & Spa

Hot stone massage at Queens Hotel Spa

The excellent spa at the Queens Hotel in Bournemouth is situated on the lower ground floor of the hotel and offers nine treatment rooms and two lounges, perfect for a whole day of relaxing and pampering. Offering a range of treatments from holistic therapies to massages that come with a luxurious hot chocolate, this spa has a sumptuous ambience that’s ideal for couples looking to get away from it all.

The best for beauty and wellbeing…

The eforea Spa and Health Club

Facial at e-Forea Spa and Health Club

A sumptuous spa with some genuinely unique treatments you won’t find at other entries on this list, The eforea Spa and Health Club at Hilton Bournemouth is perfect for couples looking to be pampered and leave feeling fabulous. They offer services such as tanning, waxing, and even a full wellbeing package. Plus, as you would expect, the spa also has its own sauna, steam room, bubble pool and thermal experience.

The best for a Champagne experience…

The CC Spa

Champagne at the CC Spa

Last, but by no means least, the Captain’s Club Hotel & Spa offers a perfect place to relax and take life slowly on the banks of the pretty river Stour. This award-winning spa offers packages ranging from afternoon teas to Champagne buffets, alongside a whole range of treatments including some speciality pregnancy treatments ideal for mums-to-be. And when you’re finished being pampered, make sure to visit the spa’s hydrotherapy pool for some extra relaxation.

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