Spas with Stunning Views
Updated: Apr 6
There’s something about a dreamy view that completes a spa experience for a wellness treatment to remember. Here are some spas around the world set in exceptional locations offering exquisite views.
Tata Harper Spa at Hotel Le Coucou
Hotel Le Coucou in the French Alps resort of Meribel, offers guests the Tata Harper Spa, a luxury organic spa experience in the mountains. In a soothing setting with grand mountain views, the spa is perfect to enjoy a wellness treatment. The surrounding majestic peaks of the valley stretch as far as the eye can see, and the views are magical where nothing disturbs the beauty and nature of the landscape. The high altitude and pure mountain air provide the ideal setting to forget stress, reenergize and restore physical and mental balance. In addition to the spa, the wellness space of the hotel features an indoor and outdoor pool, divided by a bay window create a stunning, trompe-l’oeil effect with views of the striking vista outdoors. The indoor and outdoor pool, six massage treatment rooms with specialist treatments from Tata Harper and a sauna of the spa area offer guests a deeply relaxing experience after a day of skiing and eases guests into a relaxing state of mind where their only concern is simply to nurture themselves.
Ellerman House Spa
Ellerman House is an iconic hotel located in Cape Town, South Africa overlooking spectacular Bantry Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel spa looks out to the blue expanse of the ocean and offers infinity views, two single treatment rooms, one double treatment room, sensation shower, sauna, steam room and a unique pool. Licensed therapists use only the best products for their specialized treatments and massage therapies. One of the newest treatments offered is the Ellerman House Sleep Ritual, scientifically designed to help the body naturally increase melatonin and evoke deep sleep. The Sleep Ritual promotes the parasympathetic nervous system, reduces inflammation, manages stress and improves mental focus. In addition to lowering the body temperature, the Ellerman House spa team uses key elements such as Lemon Verbena & Argan Oil Bath Salts, sleep-enhancing Stillness Body Butter and CBD Chamomile tea to support a deep sleep.
Hotel Eden Roc Spa and Wellness Center
Hotel Eden Roc, perched on the shores of picturesque Lake Maggiore in Ascona, is known for its 21,525 square-foot Spa and Wellness Center. Boasting large lake-facing picture windows that are opened each day to enhance the space and effortlessly invite the outside in, the spa features stunning, unparalleled panoramic views. The space is comprised of a combined in-and outdoor swimming pool, hydro-massage pool, Kneipp path constructed out of stones from the nearby Maggia River, spacious sauna world, seven treatment rooms, and more, and is beautifully designed to incorporate the natural Ticino floral environment.
Spa Village at Cameron Highlands Resort
Tea plantations, strawberry farms, and glowing evening sunsets serve as the backdrop for Spa Village at the luxurious Cameron Highlands Resort, a haven for travelers who adore romance, seclusion, and nostalgia from a grand colonial past. The boutique hotel and spa rest on the largest hill retreat in Malaysia and are surrounded by lush greenery, providing amazing views of the rolling hills. During a visit to Spa Village, guests can enjoy exotic treatments focusing on the healing and restorative properties of tea such as a yellow rose tea bath to sooth and soften the body or a strawberry body polish to revive and refine skin texture. The perfect ambience for relaxation and rejuvenation, guests receive a one of a kind experience while taking in the breathtaking panoramic views.
Shambala Spa at Shambala Private Game Reserve
Situated on nearly 25 acres in the Limpopo Province, Zulu Camp at Shambala Private Game Reserve is set under the watchful guardianship of the picturesque, malaria-free Waterberg mountains, and the magnificent African bushveld is home to a variety of remarkable flora and fauna. Shambala Private Game Reserve also features a spa for a unique and intimate wellness retreat with individualized treatments for relaxing, revitalizing and rejuvenating the senses. The Shambala Spa is situated in a secluded bush clearing along the riverside and features a deck with a views of the unspoiled landscape.The spa deck offers views of the river and the surrounding bush, and sound of the water adds a magical natural soundtrack to complete a holistic spa treatment.
The Rock Spa at Fregate Island
Fregate Island is one of the most revered hideaways in the Seychelles, offering privacy and seclusion with 17 beautifully crafted villas throughout pristine nature, as well as seven beaches- including the only privatizable beach in the Indian Ocean. Fregate Island is home to the Rock Spa, a shaded sanctuary within a peaceful teak house on a granite hilltop, with views across the rain forest canopy to the Indian Ocean. Every guest receives a complimentary Yoga session and Welcome Ritual, helping them attune to the island’s rhythm. Treatments offered at Rock Spa include coconut milk body scrubs, facials and massages that use many of the botanicals and fruits found right on the island. Guests can collect their own fruit and ingredients in the gardens, to create an organic treatment for natural beauty. The Rock Spa also includes an infinity pool which hangs over lush greenery trees in the peaceful forest.
Tswalu Kalahari Spa
In Setswana, Tswalu means a “new beginning” and will leave guests feeling refreshed after days spent exploring all that the Kalahari has to offer. As the largest, privately owned reserve in South Africa, Tswalu’s wide, open spaces have long drawn travelers who value access to South Africa’s last remaining wilderness. From the ancient quartzite Korannaberg mountains to the southern Kalahari’s grassy, red sand dunes Tswalu offers what discerning guests crave most - space. Tswalu's award winning spa is crafted from natural materials such as reed ceilings and dry-stone walls in the relaxing indoor and outdoor showers. Treatments range from aromatic candle massages to exfoliation with red dune sand, desert mineral crystals and botanical fibers, all sourced from the Kalahari. When they aren’t recharging in the spa, guests can enjoy Tswalu’s safari drives during the day and plenty of outdoor time under the stars at night.
Singita Volcanoes National Park In-suite Treatments
A stay at Singita Kwitonda Lodge is sure to awaken a sense of self-discovery and reflection as guests immerse themselves in one of the most remarkable natural places in the world. Opportunities to retreat, relax and reflect are plentiful at Kwitonda as the lodge breathes a sense of peace and tranquility into its visitors through holistic approach to wellness with the use of warm fires, restful spaces, yoga, meditation, massages, soft lighting and warm baths serve to nurture, comfort and rejuvenate guests. The Singita wellness philosophy creates an environment for an urban-weary guests to reconnect to nature, revive their senses, restore their body and mind, and explore African culture. Wellness experiences at Kwitonda are enhanced through the use of local products like essential oils, and available treatments include from sound therapy, African clay body masks, and specialized massages. All treatments are offered in the comfort of guests’ suites or in the tranquility of their private outdoor deck.