Northern Lights Holistic Spa


Soundview, Uphouse, Bressay, Shetland, ZE2 9ES

    Britain's northernmost spa....

    Northern Lights Holistic Spa is Shetland's only residential purpose built Spa.  It is located on the small island of Bressay which is just 5 minutes away, by ferry, from Lerwick.  At Northern Lights Holistic spa you will experience a natural Holistic approach to health and well being which is the foundation of the services that we provide.  With breathtaking views, it comprises of 4 double/twin rooms, all en-suite, with decor and furnings of the highest standard for the comfort of our guests.  Northern Lights Holistic Spa is an ideal location for a peaceful and stress free break.  Whether you are a Spa user or just visiting Shetland for business or pleasure, you will receive individualised and attentive service.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Spa opens at 9.00am for day guests and closes at 6.00pm

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room
    £125.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single occupancy
    £75.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room
    £125.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices of rooms include a session in the thermal suite ie sauna, steam and hot-tub. Use of this facility must be pre-booked.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday Would suit bird watchers and walkers


    • Communal Changing Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point In Guests rooms
    • Hairdryer Available In Guests rooms and day spa users
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available On request
    • Ironing Facilities Available on request
    • Lounge For all our guests
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities For all Guests
    • Shower In Guests rooms and day Spa users
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided For all Guests
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin In Guests rooms and day Spa users

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Body Wraps Please see website for full details
    • Sauna
    • Sauna Available
    • Spa Pool Available Hot-tub jacuzzi
    • Sports Massage Please see website for full details
    • Steam Bath
    • Steam Room
    • Swedish Massage Please see website for full details
    • Traditional Massage Please see website for full details

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden We have a large decking area where meals can be served - Shetland weather pending, with outstanding views
    • Gift Shop We have a small area where products can be bought
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi Free wi-fi access

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Private Parking


    • Breakfast Available Full English cooked breakfast not available. More continental style, however, you will not go hungry!
    • Bring Your Own Bottle As we are not licensed to sell alcohol, you are more than welcome to bring your own - we do not charge corkage
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site Restaurant is available for all our guests but is on a pre-bookable basis
    • Dairy Free Pre-bookable
    • Dinner Available Pre-bookable only
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles There is a pub on the island where evening meals are served.
    • Evening Meal Available All evening meals are provided for guests at the Spa and are on a pre-bookable basis only and are pre-set. You will be asked if you have an dietary requirements ie vegetarian or gluten free etc and whether you would prefer meat/fish for your main course choice. Everything is then sourced fresh on the day.
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement All meals are pre-bookable only and are pre-set. You will be asked if you have any dietary requirements ie vegetarian or gluten free etc and whether you would prefer a meat/fish main course choice. Ingredients are sourced fresh on the day.
    • Gluten Free Pre-bookable
    • Lunch Available This is provided for Spa guests and are pre-bookable only
    • Nut Free Meals Pre-bookable
    • Organic Food Whenever possible locally produced organic ingredients are used in all our meals.
    • Patio/Beer Garden We have a super decking area where lunch/evening meals can be served - weather pending of course!
    • Restaurant Available for Spa Guests.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop There is a shop on the island within walking distance of the Spa.
    • Tea & Coffee Available Tea and coffee included in lunch and dinner menus
    • Vegan Meals Available Pre-bookable
    • Vegetarian Pre-bookable
    • Vegetarian Food Available Pre-bookable


    • Internet Access Free wi-fi access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents Day Spa visitors welcome but remember to book beforehand.
    • Smoking Restricted Smoking is permitted on the decking area and not within the main building

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking Not fluent but enough to get by!


    • Coastal Location Although not right on the coast we have superb 180 degree sea views
    • Island Location We are on the small island of Bressay which is just a short 5 minute ferry crossing from Lerwick
    • Rural Location With outstanding views

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Road Directions

    Five minute ferry crossing from Lerwick.  Approximately, one and a half miles from the ferry port.

    Public Transport Directions

    Courtesy pick up from the Bressay Ferry Port available on request.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the steps
      • Number of steps 14
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance
      • Handrail by the ramp


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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