Spas in the majority of 4- and 5-star hotels, large numbers of internationally-renowned establishments dedicated to preventive medicine, slimming and cosmetic surgery combined in Marbella’s unique microclimate complete the picture, making it one of tourist Europe’s top health destinations. Here you can enjoy reading about the Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas.
Whether you are staying at one of the luxury hotels and can treat yourself a day of pampering or you live in Marbella and have a day free, spending time in one of the spas will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and renewed.
They offer a range of fabulous treatments for the whole body including massages, facials and scrubs which you can enjoy in between using the steam, sauna and swimming pools – and there’s even a snow cave at Finca Cortesin.
Status Homes recommends top 10 Wellness and Spa centres that you can visit during your stay in Marbella.
1. Estrella del Mar Beach Club Spa – Marbella
The Vincci Estrella Del Mar Beach Club spa is an exclusive area of relaxation and tranquility and offers guests beauty treatments, a thermal spa area and two pool areas – an outdoor infinity pool and an indoor pool with loungers to while away an afternoon. There are also many other aspects to the indoor spa area including a cold water pool at 15º, a pressure jet, a grand waterfall for the cervical vertebrae, a duckbill for pectorals, and a pressure stream.
In the thermal circuit, La Gruta, you can enjoy privacy and the benefits of contrasting temperatures with a sauna, ice pool, Turkish bath, mixed showers, a waterfall and bucket shower.
For those who want that extra exclusivity, the Nammu spa area’s beauty treatments include massages and facials so you can de-stress and enjoy the treatments in these luxurious surroundings.
And if fitness is more up your street, they have a gym on the first floor with a direct view of the Mediterranean Sea.
If you get peckish, they have an a la carte restaurant and a bar lounge to enjoy some creative, fruity cocktails. Check out the membership prices for the Vincci Estrella del Mar Beach Club here, and you get fantastic discounts if you’re staying in the Vincci Estrella del Mar hotel itself.
2. Finca Cortesin Spa – Marbella
The Finca Cortesin spa is within the grounds of the magnificent five star Finca Cortesin Hotel. The spa has many unique installations including a snow cave and their highly trained therapists offer some of the most advanced beauty treatments available in the industry. If you are looking to truly escape from the hustle and bustle of the coast then Finca Cortesin is a magical retreat and one of our favourite places to relax and indulge ourselves!
The 2,200sqm spa has treatment and massage zones, an indoor heated 25m swimming pool, gymnasium, masculine, feminine and mixed thermal areas and Spain’s first snow cave, kept at a cool -12 degrees.
It is a place of relaxation, beauty and wellness and is an unforgettable spa experience to either enjoy as a one off ocassion or become a member and indulge on a regular basis. It is not the most affordable option but it is most certainly one of the most luxurious.
If you are a group of more the 4 persons we would recommend asking about the shuttle service as Casares is approximately 30 minutes from marbella centre.
3. Healthouse Las Dunas – Marbella
Healthouse Las Dunas is a health and beach spa located in Estepona. It is the first of its kind here on the coast, combining healthcare, dietetic needs and overnight programme stays. To make an enquiry regarding the availability and pricing of the different Spa experiences please send an email to their dedicated reservations team via this page.
With 55 sumptuously appointed luxury suites, Healthouse Las Dunas is the epitome of elegance and comfort.
The professionals at Healthouse Las Dunas have created a number of specific and customised programmes tailored Marbella Top 10 Luxury Wellness & Spas to your weight reduction and is additionally based on anti-stress, anti-ageing and detox. Their facilities include a health centre, a restaurant and nutritionist, Dermatologist, Ekilum spa, herbal garden, outdoor pool, and a gym with yoga and pilates areas.
You are able to use the facilities and a day spa or take on board one of their programmes for 7,14 or 21 days. There is also the option to follow one of the programmes as a non-resident if you live or are staying locally and would prefer the comforts of home following your day.
It is some distance out of the centre of Marbella so you will also find that it offers a very exclusive location too, perfect for that true getaway. It is also open to the public for use of the facilities as well as for staying guests in the hotel.
4.Benahavís Hills Country club – Marbella
Luxury real estate on the Costa del Sol is defined by location and amenities. World class resort destinations provide a variety of choices for the savvy investor in both high profile and discreet locations. Notable among such premier destinations is Benahavis Hills Country Club.
Why? Because it offers the “trinity” of luxury amenities: nearby exquisite signature Golf Courses, vast expanses of soft sand beaches, the full service marinas of Puerto Banus and its very own relaxing private spas and wellness facilities. Located in a privileged position with spectacular views across the Mediterrenaen coastline, Benahavis Hills is only a stones throw away from the historic Andalucian village of Benahavis, so renowned for its gastronomic restaurants that it is often called the dining room of the Costa del Sol!
The Spa Facilities are also open to the public and priced at just 20€ a day and include heated pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Steam room as well as an on-site team of therapists to massage and heal your troubles away! They also have a fully equipped gymnasium and membership is 99€ per month for those of you that want to include some exercise in your day and offer Personal training as well as classes. For information about treatments just look at the price lists attached.
5. Marbella Club Thalasso Spa – Marbella
The Marbella Club Thalasso Spa, like the hotel is obviously of the highest class and includes a dynamic indoor sea water pool, hammams, saunas, a relaxation area with a sea view, 12 treatment rooms, a full range of beauty treatments, slimming and anti-stress programmes. All facial treatments include an individual skin type analysis, deep cleansing, relaxing massage and mask to suit personal needs.
6. Holistic Massage Marbella
Enjoy a professional sports massage, aromatherapy massage, hot stone massage, lymph drainage massage, reflexology or Reiki treatment in the comfort of your own home, villa or hotel.
If you just want to relax after a long journey or de-stress so you can enjoy the rest of your stay in Marbella, call Carol for a wonderful relaxing, balancing, rejuvenating holistic treatment. So you will always feel your best and can make the most of your time on the Costa del Sol.
Carol is ITEC Trained and has 18 year’s experience in the field. Call Holistic Massage Marbella for more information or to book an appointment.
7. O2 Centro Wellness – Marbella
With almost 4,000 square metres of space along the famed Paseo Marítimo in Marbella, the O2 Centro Wellness has spectacular views of the Mediterranean, the most advanced and up-to-date equipment, integrated aromatherapy, and many other relaxing and beneficial features; they make getting into the shape you have always dreamed of a pleasure.
Experience with O2 the multiple benefits of water. Their Sauna, Steam Bath, Nebulizer Shower, Ice Bath and their Relaxation Zone will lead you to the swimming pool area. There are two stainless steel swimming pools, one earmarked for general swimming, and the other for group activities and personal training. In order to finalise the water circuit, try the 6 spas heated to specific temperatures with different effects.
8. Nagomi Spa
Nagomi Spa, part of the Reserva de Higueron Hotel in Benalmadena, is a place where beauty, well-being and relaxation come together to satisfy the three main elements of the wellness concept: body, mind and spirit.
You’ll find a health circuit with hydromassage, various size water jets, turkish bath, indoor and outside solariums, vichy showers…all this, so guests can recharge and disconnect from daily life’s challenges.
The professional team of wellness professionals can create specialised pre-natal treatments, personalised detox diets and holistic therapies, including naturopaths, physiotherapists, massage therapists, specialists in eastern techniques and ayurvedic medicine, hydrotherapy and aquatic specialist, hair stylist, beauticians, and pilates, yoga and tai-chi experts.
9. Shanti Som – Marbella
Shanti-Som Wellness Retreat in Marbella is a safe haven full of tranquillity and harmony, surrounded by tropical gardens, the rustling of orange groves and the trickling of streams, where you can take a step back from your fast paced, stressed lives and be inspired, educated and encouraged to take steps forward to “live your best life”.
Drawing on the ancient traditions and tropical spa rituals of the East, Shanti-Som Wellbeing Retreat takes centuries of eastern wisdom and uses these teachings to counterbalance the stress of modern life and the tell-tale signs that it leaves behind.
It’s a place where you will regain your energy and gain balance and focus through daily yoga classes, meditation and the personal support that you need to complete your journey. They offer an array of spa therapies combining eastern and western traditions.
Although there is a full yoga and detox programme that addresses their clients’ physical needs, a further aim of Shanti-Som is to allow you time for personal reflection, self understanding and your ongoing personal development.
10. The Hofsass Tennis Academy and Club – Marbella
The Hofsass Tennis Academy & Clubhouse was founded in 1984 by Klaus Hofsass, trainer of 22 grand slam winner Steffi Graf.
The friendly family run club attracts serious sportspeople, keen amateurs as well as world class players including Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg, Emilo Sanchez among many others, who’s autographs and messages don the walls.
The club is a tennis players heaven with tennis history evident everywhere, adding a great feel of authenticity, and tennis nostalgia; boasting five hard courts, and four clay courts, all at international standard.
The club has everything a visitor would require from accommodation in the form of bungalows to a gymnasium, and a luxurious spa.
The site spans 20,000 square meters, and the views are breathtaking! It is the top of the world up there, but still with WIFI and all the mod cons.
The restaurant with outside sun terrace offers a delightful spot to enjoy a meal, a snack, or a refreshing drink or two.
If tennis is your passion, this is a must! Pop by for a game, or just to soak up the atmosphere of this wonderful club.