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Indulge in a spa

by Sarita Rao 5 min. 26.01.2020 From our online archive
Luxembourg is home to a host of spa centres for all sorts of pampering
Mondorf-les-bains is famous for its thermal springs Photo: Pierre Matgé
Mondorf-les-bains is famous for its thermal springs Photo: Pierre Matgé

If you've been feeling the stresses and strains of winter, you might need a little pampering to rejuvenate you and get back some sparkle for spring.  Luxembourg is home to a host of spa centres for all sorts of indulgences from massage to healing therapies, and salt caves to saunas.

Chateau d'Urspelt

Why not combine your spruce up with a bit of history and stay in the 4 star hotel at this castle in the north of Luxembourg. The wellness spa can be offered privately and has a sauna, solarium and whirlpool, hamman and Jacuzzi. Packages include sparkling water, fresh fruits, a bathrobe and slippers, essential oils, candles and relaxing music. You can also tuck into some gourmet cuisine including Feuilleté de coquilles Saint-Jacques or roasted venison shoulder with pepper sauce, apples and cranberries.

Spa packages at Chateau d'Urspelt include sparkling water, fresh fruits, a bathrobe and slippers, essential oils, candles and relaxing music. Photo: Dan Roder
Spa packages at Chateau d'Urspelt include sparkling water, fresh fruits, a bathrobe and slippers, essential oils, candles and relaxing music. Photo: Dan Roder

Mondorf Domaine Thermal

Mondorf-les-bains is famous for its thermal springs and you can take a dip in them or have a massage, body and beauty treatments or try out a couples package. Sodium and calcium chlorinated thermal waters, filled with minerals, provide not only relaxation but also decongestive and anti-inflammatory properties good for rheumatism and lymph issues, as well as digestive and respiratory problems. You can buy a pass for a day, a week or several months, giving you access to the thermal waters, 12 saunas, three Hammans, a Jacuzzi and a bath with massage jets here.

A Mondorf pass gives you access to the thermal waters, 12 saunas, three Hammans, a Jacuzzi and a bath with massage jets Photo: Pierre Matgé
A Mondorf pass gives you access to the thermal waters, 12 saunas, three Hammans, a Jacuzzi and a bath with massage jets Photo: Pierre Matgé

SPA escape – Belair 

SPA escape in Belair offers treatments with a range of products from Nuskin to PHYT'S. Pamper yourself with facials, body treatments (lymphatic drainage, anti-cellulite) and massages, including reflexology.

M’Spa by Mercure Luxembourg Kikuoka - Canach

If you don't fancy driving home after all that relaxation, try M'Spa at the Mecure. Their 400m² wellness area has a sauna, sanarium (cross between a steam room and a sauna), hammam, indoor and heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, massage rooms, and a relaxation room. There's also an 18-hole golf course and a fitness room equipped with exercise machines. Every Sunday  you can brunch and spa (with free access to the spa all day) from 11.30 to 15.00.

Salzgrotte – Junglinster

Breathe in the rich minerals and micro-elements of iodine, magnesium, potassium and sodium in this wonderful Salt Cave with ambient lighting. Polish owner, Victoria Jakobek has brought this salt therapy to Luxembourg together with 3.5 tonnes of Dead Sea salt, to offer curative therapy to individuals and groups. The spa also offers reflexology, shiatsu, reiki, hot stone and other types of massages on the premise. Enjoy a day by the sea in landlocked Luxembourg.

Breathe in the rich minerals and micro-elements of iodine, magnesium, potassium and sodium in Junglinster's Salzgrotte Photo: Anouk Antony
Breathe in the rich minerals and micro-elements of iodine, magnesium, potassium and sodium in Junglinster's Salzgrotte Photo: Anouk Antony

Pidal Spa – Helmsange

Popular for gift vouchers, this spa is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors above the swimming pool in Helmsange. Relax in a saltwater pool with friends, have a manicure or pedicure, a body wrap or a body scrub combined with a massage or a classic, oriental or Finnish sauna. The spa area has a beautiful relaxation area and terrace, but remember that a bathrobe is mandatory (bring your own, or you can hire one).  An ideal place to treat your partner while you take the kids for a swim.

Ayuvi – Oetrange

Ayurveda is a traditional and ancient Indian medicine still widely appreciated for preventing illness and promoting health by natural means. Ayuvi offers oil and paste treatments, made from medicinal plants, ghee (clarified butter) and honey. Opt for a massage or full treatment programme at their peaceful centre in Oetrange.

Sentosa - Doncols

Head north to Sentosa where local ancient traditions are combined with those of the East and South of Africa in two private wellness spas and two treatment rooms. Try an African godess anti-ageing face treatment or a spa jet back massage, followed by a sauna and a dip in the pool. 

Rock Spa - Esch-sur-Sûre

You don't have to be a resident at the hotel to use the lovely spa facilities at this hotel and restaurant seven days a week. Try the vitamin stone and herb sauna, turkish bath or a zen face and head massage. Afterwards you can eat something at the Comte Godefroy hotel restaurant, with menus themed each week. There's even a little on-site art gallery

Swimming pools with spas (Strassen and Niederanven)

Les Thermes (Strassen) and Syrdall Schwamm (Niederanven) have spa centres within their leisure complexes. Enjoy a lava-hot infrared sauna, a steam room or a bio-sauna at Les Thermes wellness centre, then enjoy an ayurvedic, Thai foot, head or hand massage at the onsite L'Escale Beauté. As well as its famous water world, Syrdall Schwamm has a sauna world which is also open exclusively for women on Wednesdays. Afterwards you can recover from all that heat in their relaxation room (and sun terrace for the summer months). They also offer a selection of essential oil rubs in addition to face, body, and hair removal treatments offered by Alexa Ballmann on site.

Enjoy a lava-hot infrared sauna, a steam room or a bio-sauna at Les Thermes wellness centre Photo: Frank Weyrich
Enjoy a lava-hot infrared sauna, a steam room or a bio-sauna at Les Thermes wellness centre Photo: Frank Weyrich

Hotels across Luxembourg

A number of hotels offer spa treatments including the Mercure Luxembourg, Hotel Belle Vue, Hotel Victor Hugo, Hotel Koener, Hotel Eden au Lac and many more. You can find a list of them here, and a list of special offers on spas featured on Supermiro here.


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