The best destination spas in San Sebastián for a relaxing getaway
Stepping away from the 9-5 stress and getting some much needed R&R is sometimes all you need to feel rejuvenated. What if you booked a relaxing getaway to one of San Sebastián’s idyllic spas where all your stresses will melt away?
Sightseeing is a fun and enjoyable way of discovering a new and exciting place but your travel legs may be in need of some pampering. Let’s discover the spas worth visiting while in picturesque San Sebastián.
La Perla Thalasso and Sports Centre: belle époque charm and seaside relaxation
La Perla is one of the best spas in San Sebastián. Located in a privileged setting along the promenade of the popular shell-shaped La Concha Beach, it affords stunning views of the dazzling Bay of Biscay. This unique complex uses seawater to offer the best therapies to rebalance the mind, body and soul. It features various hot and cold saltwater pools and showers; relaxation areas, a sauna, a Jacuzzi with panoramic views and the Labyrinth of Sensations circuit. The spa underwent renovations in 1912 and the original wooden structure was replaced by belle époque architecture. Today, the state-of-the-art facility houses a thalassotherapy centre and sports centre where you can work on your fitness and treat any injuries. The spa is also a family-friendly destination.
Barceló Costa Vasca Spa
The hotel offers different amenities and facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool and a hammock-lined garden where you can do some relaxing sunbathing. There is also the 220 m2 Namaste wellness and fitness centre where you can immerse your body and mind in a bubble of wellbeing. Enjoy a thermal circuit followed by a relaxing massage or a therapeutic treatment of your choice. Lush oils, aromatic scents and candles invite you to slip into a blissful state of contentment. This is an adults-only facility with a maximum capacity of 6.
Kobido: a chic, modern urban spa
Kobido abides by a simple yet altruistic philosophy: ensure your well-being. This urban spa offers a unique oasis, featuring signature sensorial treatments and beauty services. The use of water is central in the application of treatments and only natural products are used.
The spa takes its name from a form of Japanese facial massage reserved exclusively for the Japanese Imperial family and aristocrats. The benefits of this singular treatment are now available in this lovely spa. The team is wholly dedicated to looking after your wellbeing with the utmost professional and care.
Corpo Factory: for that sun-kissed look
Corpo Factory is your go-to destination in San Sebastián if you want to work on your tan during the bleakest months of the year. The cutting-edge centre has been open for more than 22 years and offers a suite of other beauty services. Tanning treatments are personalised to match the needs of your skin. No reservations required.
Kamali Spa: delightful relaxing massages in the city centre
The best way to get rid of unwanted tightness and knots as well as invigorating the body and mind, is by treating yourself to a wonderfully soothing massage. Kamali Spa creates a warm and pleasant mood through the use of candles, incense and soothing music. Luxurious custom oil blends are prepared to match the needs of your skin and sooth physical and emotional states.
If you are looking for a romantic tête-à-tête with that special someone, book a 30-minute private Jacuzzi session, complete with oils, candles, and even rose petals, delivering a most romantic and indulgent experience.
These are just some of the spas San Sebastián has to offer. Come explore the other havens of relaxation available in this resort city. Switching off and taking a moment to reset is key in ensuring our physical and mental wellness.
Come take the waters the way the aristocrats did in 20th-century San Sebastián, surrounded by rich history, cultural heritage and sweeping seaside views.