Indulge in the world of the best spa hotels. Discover places with the most breathtaking steamy pools overlooking snowy mountain peaks, mineral-rich spring water used for medicinal baths, and hand-carved saunas. Uncover the best examples of the Japanese Onsen in the traditional Ryokans, wild indoor and outdoor spas of the European Alps, and luxurious Moroccan hotels with splendid steamy Hammams.
Spa Hotels
Schöne  
Aussicht
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The name of this hotel literally means “beautiful view”, and it’s certainly not a misnomer! Located in Austria, Schöne Aussicht is nothing short of breathtaking, and the mountain air will surely lift your spirits. Set among the mountains of Tyrol, this resort has everything you need for your next skiing …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Sölden  Austria  West Europe
Alpina Dolomites  
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Located on Europe’s largest high-altitude plateau, the Alpe di Siusi, the Alpina Dolomites Lodge is a spectacular getaway. This isn’t your ordinary ski lodge, however. Instead, the Alpina Dolomites prides itself on being a wellness hotel with pure and pristine mountain air. In fact, the hotel’s philosophy is rooted in …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
The Chedi  
Andermatt
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Located in the Swiss Alps, this exclusive 123-room hotel in Andermatt, Switzerland, will leave you speechless. It’s no wonder The Chedi Andermatt was named Hotel of the Year 2017 by GaultMillau! What makes this spot so unique is its Asian-influenced architecture and spacious rooms. Each room is furnished with dark …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Totem  
Flaine
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Located in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps, Terminal Neige is perfect for any snow-loving explorer! What makes this ski resort unique is its quirky style and decor that guests will find in each one of the 96 rooms. In fact, each room has a white wall with …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Flaine  France  West Europe
Zaborin  
Ryokan
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Japan is known for its unique traditions, state-of-the-art technologies, and sleek architecture. Now, you can experience all of that and more at the Zaborin, located in Niseko, Japan. Niseko is not on mainland Japan; rather, it’s a town on Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island that sits by the dormant Mount Yōtei …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Niseko  Japan  East Asia
Corinthia Hotel  
London
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Located in the heart of London, close to where the old Thames flows. This hotel is in a Victorian building dating from 1885 and is within walking distance from the best bits of London, including Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and the City. A recent renovation has brought everything up to …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: London  England  West Europe
Adler  
Lodge Alpe
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Are you an expert skier looking for an exclusive ski resort? Have you imagined soaring through the snow with backdrops of a stunning alpine meadow? Prefer to stay in, soak in the pool and drink some cioccolata calda? No matter your preference, Adler Lodge, located in Italy’s Alpe di Siusi, …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Nature   Spa
Finca Cortesin  
Hotel
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Located between the cities of Marbella and Sotogrande in Spain, the Hotel Finca Cortesin is bright and luxurious, spacious and inviting - the ultimate luxury getaway! With 67 large, bright, and beautifully designed suites with high ceilings, the Finca Cortesin is fit for royalty. It’s also ranked as being one …
Accommodation types: Beach   Golf   Luxury   Spa
Location: Casares  Spain  West Europe
Qualia  
Hamilton Island
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Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited island of the Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia, and happens to be home to this luxury resort! Qualia has 60 private pavilions, all boasting picture-perfect views of the Coral Sea and the Whitsunday Islands. The word qualia means a ‘collection of deeper sensory experiences’, …
Accommodation types: Beach   Luxury   Spa
Les Fermes  
de Marie
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This 71-room resort, which opened in 1989, is set in the mountains of France and has a shabby-chic, rustic charm for all guests to enjoy. While beautiful any time of year, guests who visit in the winter will experience the magic of the snow atop the stunning surrounding mountains. Les …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Megève  France  West Europe
Lime Wood  
Hotel
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You may forget you’re just an hour and a half drive from London in this cozy upscale hotel in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Lime Wood is the perfect secluded escape if you want to escape the city’s hustle and bustle for a bit. Lime Wood is …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Falkensteiner  
Schlosshotel
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Located in Austria, this posh, lakefront hotel offers lavish rooms and is just a five-minute walk from the shore of Lake Wörthersee. Schlosshotel Velden is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and includes an award-winning spa, an indoor pool, and a lovely garden with an outdoor pool. …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Hotel Gino  
Wellness Rabath
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Located in Georgia (the country, not the state), this hotel is a spectacular, historic place to stay. This is the only hotel in the Caucasus region placed inside the walls of the historic fortress Rabath. In the historic center of Akhaltsikhe, right inside the Rabati Fortress, this hotel features a …
Accommodation types: Castle   Spa
Domes  
of Elounda
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The Domes of Elounda hotel in Greece is a world-famous 5-star hotel overlooking the Venetian castle on the island of Spinalonga across the strait. The hotel features the ultimate in relaxation with its world-class spa that houses an indoor saltwater pool, a sauna, hot tubs, and Turkish steam rooms accompanied …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Spa
Location: Eloúnda  Greece  East Europe
Ice House  
Hotel
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Although the name of this hotel invokes an image of the famous sculpted ice palaces of Scandinavia, the Ice House Hotel’s name is actually derived from its structure. Originally known as the Iceland Cottage, the hotel is a blend of the 19th-century building and the contemporary floor-to-ceiling glass installation. The …
Accommodation types: Nature   Spa
Location: Ballina  Ireland  West Europe
Nishiyama Onsen  
Keiunkan
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The Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan spa hotel was originally opened in 705 AD, and in 2011 it was declared the oldest hotel in the world by Guinness World Records (currently 1317 years old). Since its inception, the hotel has been owned and operated by the same family for 52 generations. The …
Accommodation types: Spa   Traditional
Location: Yamanashi  Japan  East Asia
Regent Shanghai  
Pudong
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For amazing views of the Shanghai skyline, in the heart of Shanghai’s Lujiazui financial district, sits the 5-Star Regent Shanghai Pudong. You can easily walk to iconic places like the Shanghai World Financial Centre, the IFC Mall, and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower from the hotel. If you are interested …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Skyscraper   Spa
Location: Shanghai  China  East Asia
Grand Hotel  
Savoia
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Built in 1897 by Federico Fioroni, the Grand Hotel Savoia is a 5-star hotel based in the center of Genoa, Italy. The hotel is hard to miss with its bright pink and white exterior, and it’s just a hop skip and a jump from the train station. Each of the …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa
Location: Genova  Italy  West Europe
Blue Lagoon  
Iceland
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When you think of Iceland, you think of magnificent views, beautiful nature, and [exquisite hotels](https://www.uniqhotels.com/luxury-hotels). The Blue Lagoon Silica Hotel is definitely one to visit. The hotel is only a kilometer away from the main Blue Lagoon resort. It is surrounded by lava landscapes and is a mere 10-minute walk …
Accommodation types: Ice   Nature   Spa
Velaa  
Island
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When people think of an exclusive island experience, their thoughts tend to turn towards hotels in places like the Maldives; however, true exclusivity will be yours when you check into your private oceanfront villa on Velaa Island. This is because it is only accessible by boat, seaplane, or helicopter. The …
Accommodation types: Island   Luxury   Spa
Location: Noonu  Maldives  South Asia