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We recently took you on a journey through the most spectacular pools in the world. Now we’d like to introduce you to the spa edition!
Soaking in a spa is always a luxurious experience, and the beauty of these small vessels is they can fit in the most unlikely of spaces – offering endless design opportunities. So, we set ourselves the difficult task of finding the best in the world. From Austria to the Philippines, we’ve scoured the lands and unearthed 7 of the world’s finest spas to add to your bucket list.
Malangen Resort Spa, Skutvik, Norway
In this Norwegian resort, you’ll discover an outdoor spa overlooking the scenic views of the Malangen fjord. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can do like the locals do and take a dip in the icy fjord waters and then jump straight into the bubbly warm spa! If you’re lucky, nature may even put on a show for you! Bathers have been known to catch the stunning green aurora commonly known as the Northern Lights. It’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Aquadome Hotel Thermal Spa, Oberlängenfeld, Austria
This breathtaking thermal spa is located at a health and wellness retreat nestled in the Austrian Alps. The outdoor spa consists of three large basins, with thermal water sitting at a temperature between 34°C – 35°C. In this architectural delight, bathers feel as if they’re floating in the air!
Cliff House at Lifetime Private Retreats, Kangaroo Island, Australia
After a day spent at the beach, admire the wonder of Mother Nature perched atop this clifftop on Kangaroo Island – South Australia’s hidden gem. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Snelling’s Beach while soaking in the tub, it will make for the perfect day!
Shangri-La Boracay Treetop Villa Hot Tub, Boracay, Philippines
This would have to be one of the world’s most Instagrammable views! In this villa, you can relive your childhood dreams by staying in a real-life treehouse. Admire the panoramic vistas of the Filipino island from the spa on your wooden deck. It’s the ultimate tree change.
The Onsen, Queenstown, New Zealand
The Onsen spa in Queenstown will leave you feeling rejuvenated. After a long day of skiing and snowboarding, nothing is better than resting your tired muscles in a steamy spa and taking in the stunning mountain view. What’s more, with retractable picture windows you can convert your room to indoor or outdoor depending on your preference. It’s perfect for nature lovers with a taste for champagne!
The Scarlet, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Cornwall is more famous for its pasties than its warm weather! So what better way to enjoy the rugged Cornish coastline than in a hot bubbly spa atop a towering clifftop. It’s the perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy nature!
Spa Bad Aibling, Bad Aibling, Germany
You feel as if you’re stepping into the future at Spa Bad Aibling. The glowing thermal spas are surrounded by dome-shaped tents, each with their own music theme and temperature. The combination of all these elements creates a tranquil escape for its guests and fits perfectly with the spa’s motto, “enjoy with all the senses.”
After reading this list, are you ready to jump on a plane for a relaxing getaway? If you’re like us and have a few responsibilities getting in the way of spontaneous holidays, why not create your own backyard spa oasis? Head into your local BioGuard Approved Retailer for any help with getting your spa ready for the season, and don’t forget to follow our Facebook page for helpful pool and spa tips.