Paragraph Resort & Spa Shekvetili treatment room.

Balance your mind and body at the Tree of Life Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)


Hit Pause and Pamper Yourself in 6 Luxe European Spa Destinations

Want to escape the rat race and cocoon in comfort? Or perhaps you need a pampering break because your daily grind has you feeling like Humpty Dumpty (all broken in pieces).

Whatever the reason, take time out of your busy life to rest and rejuvenate in one of these six super-soothing European spa destinations that are guaranteed to put you back together — and back at the top of your game.

As always check for travel restrictions and closures before planning your trip.

Heavenly Indulgence at the Seaside in Shekvetili, Georgia

Well-being is guaranteed at the sumptuous Paragraph Resort & Spa Shekvetili, Autograph Collection, a funky oasis surrounded by forests and facing a sandy beach lined with pine trees. The resort’s heart lies within its vast candlelit Tree of Life Spa where treatments are designed to balance body and mind and use products that are certified by Cruelty-Free International.

Discover a new you as you slip between the spa’s steam room, sauna and glittering pool. Then enjoy state-of-the-art face and body treatments, including the Hydro Peptide Hydration Therapy treatment with nourishing pineapple ceramides and the Age-Defying Facial using the restorative powers of 24-karat gold leaf.

Sweet-Treat Therapies in Black Sea Beach Resort

Sheraton Batumi Hotel Spa room.
Relax in the chic and glamourous Sheraton Batumi Hotel spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

Whether it’s the luscious Golden Shine Privilege massage with golden algae that sets your skin aglow or the gloriously gooey Choco-Therapy massage designed to burn fat as it tones your entire body, the super-sensual signature treatments in the stylish spa at Sheraton Batumi Hotel are guaranteed to heal your soul. In between treatments, enjoy the sweet-scented sauna, steamy hammam and heated indoor pool.

Post-spa, take advantage of breathtaking vistas of this Georgian city’s main attractions from the resort’s 20th-floor restaurant, or stroll to the nearby dazzling beaches.

Spa Sanctuary on Ireland’s Wonderfully Wild Wicklow Coast

Powerscourt Hotel spa waiting room with lit candles
Escape into a world of luxurious bliss at the ESPA spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

Find refuge from worldly cares behind the sugar-white Palladian-style portals of Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection, set on a secluded estate overlooking meticulously manicured gardens and a swan-filled lake. The resort’s ESPA spa has a state-of-the-art gym and pool lit with glittering Swarovski crystals.

Kick off an afternoon of signature therapies — including a blissfully relaxing scalp massage with rose quartz crystals — with a flute of Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé. Then end your time with tea in the spa’s light-filled café.

Tartan-Lined Haven in the Heart of Edinburgh

Rooftop pool at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.
Look out over ancient castles while de-stressing in the pool at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

For a right royal stay in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Edinburgh, you can’t beat the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, a cozy haven with a decadent spa. Set across multiple floors — and reached via an elevated glass walkway — the spa features a breathtaking rooftop infinity pool overlooking the crenulated towers and turrets of the city’s storied castle.

With an extensive menu of treatments — ranging from calming head massages to deep tissue holistic Balinese therapies — and rooms and suites equipped with Sheraton’s Signature Sleep Experience beds, you’re sure to unwind in comfort.

Mythical Greek Hideaway in the Southwest Peloponnese

Anazoe Spa at the Westin Resort, Costa Navaro
Indulge in award winning treatments at the Anazoe Spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

Connect with your inner god or goddess at The Westin Resort, Costa Navarino, a beachfront beauty overlooking the crystal-clear Ionian Sea. Enjoy gourmet restaurants, two world-class 18-hole golf courses and the award-winning Anazoe Spa, where treatments combine the best of ancient wisdom and modern science.

Lulled by the murmur of nearby waves and soothed by scents of the spa’s herbal garden, you’ll bliss out with innovative light therapy and thalassotherapy treatments — including oleotherapy olive-oil massages and cupping techniques dating back to the fifth-century-BC originator of modern medicine, Hippocrates.

Floating Sanctuary in Whimsical Wolfsburg, Germany

Cool and modern spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg
Mix high quality treatments with modern tech at The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg spa. (Photo: Marriott International)

With its unique floating harbor pool heated to bath-warm temperatures, steam room, sauna, and a wide range of therapies and care rituals using eco-friendly products, The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg‘s ubercool spa, designed by Andrée Putman, is a high-tech healing haven.

From organic aromatherapy massages to intensive toning facials with prickly pear and Egyptian jasmine oils, this ritzy spa in the heart of the Volkswagen theme park, Autostadt, is pampering paradise for tired bodies and frazzled nerves.