Whether you want an indulgent spa day or a complete spa break, there are plenty of spa hotels in Scotland that will pamper you from head to toe and leave you feeling totally rejuvenated. Bliss!
Book a spa day to enjoy luxurious spa treatments and a decadent afternoon tea, or cocoon yourself in luxury with a night or two at a spa resort, where you can enjoy pampering treatments, top-class food and drink and enchanting views of towering Scottish mountains and glittering lochs. When it comes to 5-star luxury spa hotels in Scotland, you'll be spoilt for choice.
A spa break in Scotland may be the perfect choice for a wellness getaway surrounded by the tranquillity of a rural Scottish landscape. Unwind, meditate, embrace a digital detox, and slow down on your next staycation away from the busy hustle of everyday life.
1. Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen
When it comes to spa hotels in Scotland, the Marcliffe Hotel & Spa is a luxurious and elegant 5-star country hotel experience, located on the outskirts of Aberdeen at Pitfodels and offers 39 grand rooms to choose from. Complete with all the essentials, including bathrobes, hairdryers, refrigerated mini-bars with soft drinks and snacks, fresh fruit, biscuits, evening maid service, newspapers and magazines, you can guarantee your stay will be a chic and comfortable one.
The Marcliffe Spa offers nothing less than a top class experience, and aims to help guests relax, rejuvenate and de-stress, using authentic ingredients and treatments. Book in for a facial or body treatment, a luxury manicure or pedicure, or perhaps a Swedish or hot stone massage.
Dogs are also welcome to stay in the Executive Rooms.
Book a stay at the Marcliffe Hotel & Spa.
2. Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa, Pitlochry
One of the best spa hotels in Scotland, Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa is a magnificent place to stay. Nestled in the lush countryside of Pitlochry, you'll be surrounded by tranquil landscapes, perfect if you're looking for a quiet, romantic getaway. Its exterior is a grand sight to see, but inside you'll be treated to luxurious rooms complete with a contemporary design, floor to ceiling windows, magnificent views of the hotel grounds, a balcony, and all the essentials and more to make your stay as relaxing as possible.
Make a trip to the spa where there is a whole host of treatments and facilities on offer. Book in for a rejuvenating body treatment, get a few lengths of the 15-metre swimming pool in, sweat it out in the sauna, get your lashes or brows touched up, and lots more.
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3. Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa, Dundee
Located just a short stroll from Dundee's incredible city centre attractions, this luxury spa hotel is a 4-star gem and boasts everything you could need for a city break in Dundee. Apex City Quay Hotel is perched on Dundee's waterfront and offers a range of rooms to suit every taste. With floor to ceiling windows, spectacular views of the City Quay or the River Tay, cosy king size beds, WiFi and 49" TVs, you can guarantee a luxury stay here. Whether you're looking for a sightseeing staycation, or a peaceful weekend getaway, it's the ideal spot!
Head to the YU Spa, which was brought to life and inspired by the ancient Japanese belief in the healing power of hot water. Relax your mind, body and soul with an array of treatments, as well as a spacious swimming pool, steam room, sauna and hydrotherapy spa pool.
Book a stay at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa.
4. Loch Fyne Hotel and Spa, Inveraray
Looking for a pet-friendly spa hotel in Scotland? Loch Fyne Hotel and Spa has you covered, and with magnificent views over Loch Fyne itself and plenty of woodland walks nearby, it's the perfect place for you and your pooch to enjoy a getaway. This luxury hotel and spa offers a warm and welcoming place to stay, with traditional Scottish interiors, and the AA-Rosette winning Cladach Mòr Bistro and Loch View Bar. In short it's an ideal spot for reuniting with friends and family. Boasting comfort in all aspects, the range of rooms are a real treat, from superb beds, the softest bed linen and Scottish bathroom products, to traditional Tunnock's treats, cafetière coffee and choice of teas.
Using Ishga skincare products from the Outer Hebrides, head to the spa for a range of treatments using Scottish products. There's also an indoor pool, outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room to use whenever you like.
Book a stay at Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa.
5. Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, Edinburgh
Head to the capital where a luxury spa hotel break in Scotland is waiting for you. The Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel in Edinburgh is a vibrant accommodation option in the city centre, perfect if you're planning some city sightseeing adventures. With its own picturesque private garden in the New Town, this hotel boasts a classical Georgian exterior whilst inside, a glass-topped central courtyard gives a modern and energetic feel.
Treat yourself to a pamper session at the spa with a variety of restorative treatments, from massages to manicures, from only the best seasoned therapists. Whether you want to look glowing after a signature facial, or an invigorating seaweed body wrap, every treatment incorporates fine Scottish skincare products from brands like La Rue Verte and Ishga.
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6. Trump Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire
An enchanting resort on the west coast of Scotland, Trump Turnberry is an Edwardian era hotel and spa that boasts lush golfing greens and fairways overlooking the glorious Ayrshire coastline. The hotel's rooms and suites feature only the finest products and luxury items, with unique resort views, rich furnishings, soft wool carpets, marble and gold bathrooms, and more.
The Spa at Turnberry is set amongst 800 acres of wonderful countryside and boasts a 65-foot heated infinity pool and whirlpool with spectacular views of Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran. Relax at the poolside bio-sauna or find a true sense of calm in the ladies and gent's relaxation rooms, each featuring a sensory shower, ice fountain, sauna and steam room.
Trump Turnberry is also a dog-friendly spa hotel, where your pup can stay free of charge, with a bed, bowls, treats and toy provided.
Book a stay at Trump Turnberry Resort.
7. Machrie Hotel & Golf Links, Isle of Islay
Located on the stunning Isle of Islay, Machrie Hotel & Golf Links is the perfect island getaway accommodation. Featuring 47 beautifully designed rooms, suites and lodges, some with their own outdoor terraces and with stunning views across the links, indulge in a spot of island luxury. This golf spa hotel in Scotland boasts rooms that each come with bathrobes, slippers, a hairdryer, a flat screen TV, Scottish natural bathroom products, and offers incredible views out to the Mull of Oa and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean.
The PureGray Spa onsite offers treatments using products from Ishga, derived from the Gaelic word for water, and is a Hebridean brand which sustainably hand harvests seaweed to produce a 100% organic ingredient for their skincare range. It features in everything from hot stone massages, Ishga Oil & Salt scrubs, and seaweed body wraps, to manicures, pedicures, facial treatments and more. There is also a sauna and gym to make use of too.
Book a stay at Machrie Hotel & Golf Links.
8. Ben Nevis Hotel & Leisure Club, Fort William
Located at the foot of Scotland's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, and nearby the 'Outdoor Capital of the UK' , Fort William, you're in for a treat when you stay at Ben Nevis Hotel & Leisure Club. Consisting of the Main Building, the quieter Easter Lodge, and the Leisure Club, the hotel is home to 119 rooms and suites which feature a traditional Scottish design and interior, with many home comforts and luxury extras to add onto your stay too.
At the Leisure Club, workout, swim and relax until your heart's content with a variety of equipment, treatments and spa facilities to make use of. Take a dip in the 50 foot, 84-degree heated swimming pool, soak in the jacuzzi with mountain views, try out the steam room or sauna, or get a workout in the state of the art gym.
Book a stay at Ben Nevis Hotel & Leisure Club.
9. Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow
Head to Scotland's biggest and most vibrant city and enjoy a stay at Blythswood Square Hotel in Glasgow city centre. The architecture and design, inside and out, of this impressive Georgian building is really something to marvel at. Bursting at the seams with original architectural features like marble fireplaces, rich wood panelling, and lofty ceilings, indulge in a weekend away with hundreds of cultural gems and award-winning attractions on your doorstep. Choose from 113 rooms which boast a light, airy and welcoming atmosphere, and exquisite furnishings that will make your stay cosy and luxurious.
Treat yourself to a spa day, or two, with a pool, sauna, steam room and gym, as well as many organic and holistic treatments on offer, including invigorating massages, hot stone massages, spa day packages and more to choose from.
Book a stay at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel.
10. Portavadie, Rothesay
Cosy up on the west coast of Scotland in luxury apartments that overlook the sparkling waters of Loch Fyne. With an outdoor swimming pool, indulgent spa and romantic lodges, you don't get a better staycation in Scotland than this. Choose from studio apartments or welcoming holiday cottages to stay in, enjoy delicious local produce cooked up in the Marina Bar & Restaurant, as well as shopping experiences and plenty of things to see and do nearby.
Head to the award-winning spa for therapeutic treatments, a hydro pool, steam room, Scandinavian sauna, and a relaxation space, all with mesmerising views across Loch Fyne to the Isle of Arran.
Book a stay at Portavadie.