We’ve picked the best hen party spa weekend locations in our favourite cities, so you really have it all at your fingertips: fab food, places to drink and dance, and a glamorous spot to stay with your favourite ladies. Pop that cork!
So, you’re taking the bride-to-be and her gals for a glamorous hen do spa weekend in London – where to pick? Located in elegant Primrose Hill, with a fun and unfussy atmosphere, we highly recommend Cowshed London. You can go for something as small as a mani, a pedi or a pressure-point foot massage, opt for a full-body treatment, or try their take on hot-stone massage with natural heated Lava Shells. There are indulgent facial and beauty treatments on offer too. ESPA Life at Corinthia, in central London, is a truly glamorous experience. Inside you’ll find a Thermal Floor with an indoor pool, vitality pool, amphitheatre sauna, ice fountain, marble heated loungers and private sleep pods. You can book for a day, an individual treatment – think Balinese massage, cleanse, salt ritual or targeted treatment – or an all-out experience with a spa day and afternoon tea. When you’re done, you’re only a short walk from Covent Garden or a few steps from a Tube station, so London is yours.
For a hen party spa weekend with a guaranteed huge night out, Manchester is the place to be. Here, some of the best spas for hen dos are literally right in the heart of the city centre. You could book a massage, pamper and room packages for your ladies at Malmaison, located on Piccadilly, just a walk-in-heels from the cool Northern Quarter or fabulous Canal Street. You choose whether you’ll get a facial and pamper the day of the do, or the morning after as a pick-me-up. Just off Oxford Road, the Midland is a grand and glamorous option offering full spa days, with a pool, sauna, steam and shower experiences, plus massage treatments. You’re also right on the corner of Deansgate for instant access to a classy evening of food, drink and dancing. For something a little different, head down the road to the Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa on the edge of the Peak District. This elegant hall has a fabulous modern spa that offers full days, individual treatments and weekends. There’s even an outdoor pool with stunning views. When you’re not unwinding, the chic restaurant serves afternoon tea and a mouth-watering dinner menu.
How can you combine a total escape and relaxation with a wild night in a fabulous city? For hen party weekends in Leeds, Dragonfly Skin Spa has you covered. It’s a day spa in the chic Central Arcade, so you can pick city-centre accommodation to suit your budget and spend your afternoon melting away any pre-wedding stress. The spa proudly offers holistic, eco-friendly therapies with organic products and natural treatments. From luxury facials and Indian head massages to hot-stone massage, bamboo massage and floating therapy, it’s an all-out luxury experience. Another day spa slap-bang in the centre of Leeds is the Lush Spa. Fans of this colourful brand will love a hen afternoon getting a pampering facial, foot or full-body massage, or even a sound bath. You could also book a special Lush Party with games, activities and a product-making experience – all topped off with an evening in town, of course. A great out-of-town option is Gomersal Park Hotel. Their ‘Spa to Bar’ Hen Party package is an all-in overnight break including bed and breakfast, a choice of two treatments and full use of the spa facilities on the day – not to mention a complimentary cab into Leeds city centre.
For a smashing hen do spa weekend meets a seaside holiday meets fabulous nightlife, Brighton is a no-brainer. Get away and explore everyone’s favourite coastal escape, with a healthy dose of luxury thrown in. With its fun, colourful decor and seafront location, the Harbour Hotel is a great stay over, offering a luxurious spa on the premises. You could book a full day, or a morning, afternoon or twilight package for the special lady and her crew. The gloriously modern interior, with a pool, sauna and steam options, is beautiful in itself, and that’s before you add in an indulgent facial, wrap or massage. You can even follow up with a glam make-up session before the evening begins. With cocktail-making classes on offer too, you never even have to leave the hotel. You could also try The Charm, a luxury boutique hotel and spa right on the seafront. Here, you can indulge in a massage or facial, steam room and hot tub, or perhaps a pamper session at the salon, and the hotel also does spa and afternoon packages.
Why not book a hen party spa weekend in Scotland’s picturesque party town, Edinburgh? It’s the place where a riotous good time meets incredibly pretty architecture and fabulous food. The Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria is a glamorous setting for your pre-wedding festivities, with manis and pedis, massages, a pool, whirlpool and steam room, as well as luxuriously large and comfy rooms right by the castle. The Sheraton Grand is another great spa-and-stay option, with its spacious pool, rooftop hydropool and indulgent thermal suite. Get Ayurvedic treatments, body scrubs, wraps and facials, as well as a phenomenal view from the rooftop. For pop-in spas, this city also has a Lush Spa, or you can book your own rental and organise a spa day that comes to you, with Neroli Home Spa. The Neroli team offers tailored hen do packages and pamper parties with massages, facials, Indian head massage, manis and pedis.