Have you been longing for a relaxing weekend by the seaside? A charming port city, not only is Portsmouth packed with some of the best cafés, restaurants and bars on the south coast but it also makes a fantastic choice for a spa break. In our comprehensive guide below, we’ve outlined some of the best spots to switch off and enjoy some decadent spa days in Portsmouth.
Where is the best spa in Portsmouth?
Portsmouth is teeming with smaller, independent beauty salons offering spa treatments and massages. If you’re hoping to switch off and unwind with a relaxing massage, The Beauty Retreat is a leading salon in the heart of Old Portsmouth with a truly calming atmosphere.
With each session tailored to the client’s individual needs and requirements, you’ll be guaranteed to get exactly what you need here – and, if you’re heading on your Portsmouth spa break with a friend, why not treat them to a gift voucher? Nearby, Riva 6 beauty salon also offers facials, manicures and massage treatments – perfect for a full spa day in Portsmouth.
Portsmouth is also home to the Solent Medi Spa in Southsea, offering a wider range of body and facial treatments including hair removal and other aesthetic treatments. Whether you’d like an exfoliating massage with an invigorating salt scrub or just the final touches before going out for dinner, this spa has you covered.
Spa hotels in Portsmouth
If you’d prefer to stay for a few nights to get a real feel for the local area, there are plenty of quality spa hotels in Portsmouth from which to choose. Firstly, the Royal Maritime Club is a traditional Victorian hotel with a fantastic indoor pool and leisure facilities and makes for a fantastic choice if you’re on a budget.
Also budget-friendly is the exceptional Village Hotel Portsmouth, a modern hotel complex complete with a state-of-the-art indoor swimming pool and gym. If you’d prefer a touch of luxury, the Marriott Portsmouth spa hotel boasts exceptional value in a clean, modern setting. There are a handful of hotels in Portsmouth with swimming pools but not all of them offer spa treatments – so it’s always worth checking before you book.
Luxury spa days in the Portsmouth area
Just a few miles away from the bustling centre, you’ll be able to find retreats for luxury spa days in the Portsmouth area. Hot on our list is Langstone Quays, a secluded resort in a stunning seaside setting. There, you’ll be able to find an exclusive Health & Fitness Club complete with a new sauna and steam rooms, reserved for members and hotel guests. It’s just two miles from Havant station, across the bay on the picturesque Hayling Island.
How to get to Portsmouth
If you’re ready for a relaxing time away, the last thing that you need is to get stuck in traffic on your way to your Portsmouth spa break. Book train tickets to Portsmouth today to guarantee a smooth, comfortable ride, away from the congestion on the roads. However you choose to spend your time in Portsmouth, we’re with you for the journey.