The best spa days in Cornwall holiday cottages

The best spa days in Cornwall

Cath C 23 March 2023

If you’re seeking some serenity, why not book yourself in for a spa day whilst on holiday? Relax with a one-off treatment or hide away from the outside world with a day spa experience. Cornwall has some of the best spas in the UK… see for yourself!

Whether you want to sweat it out in the steam room, take an aromatherapy shower or relax in a bubbling hot tub with views across the Cornish coastline, these are some of the finest spa days Cornwall has to offer. And if you've already decided on Cornwall for some rest and relaxation, head to our collection of Cornwall cottages below to start planning your next getaway.

St Michaels Spa, Falmouth

 St Michaels SpaSt Michaels Spa

Home to the largest hydrothermal pool in the South West. St Michaels Spa features an expert range of hydrothermal facilities, relaxation areas and luxurious treatment rooms. Choose from body polishes and exfoliations using Cornish sea salt or harvested seaweed, to luxurious massages using aromatherapy oils, hot stones and body wraps. Immerse yourself in restorative bliss!

C Bay Spa, Carbis Bay

C Bay Spa at Carbis BayC Bay Spa

The C Bay Spa in Carbis Bay is set within 125 acres of beautiful coastline, including its own Blue Flag sandy beach and has previously been awarded Gold in the Spa & Wellbeing Experience category at the Cornwall Tourism Awards.

Relax in the heated outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views of the bay or rest in the sauna cabin, perched overlooking the ocean, the perfect place to unwind and let the day pass you by.

The Spa at The Headland, Newquay

 The Spa at the Headland, NewquayThe Headland Spa

The Headland Spa is the perfect place for restoring your sense of balance and wellbeing and letting yourself unwind with breathtaking views out over The Atlantic Ocean. It’s in fact Cornwall’s first Five Bubble-rated spa hotel with six treatments rooms, including a VIP couples' suite. The spa also boasts a hydrotherapy pool complete with bubble seats, hot tub, Cornish salt steam room, Swedish sauna and aromatherapy showers.

The Scarlet, Mawgan Porth

 The Scarlet Spa in Mawgan PorthThe Scarlet

With a focus on holistic wellbeing and the nourishment of your mind, body and soul, the Scarlet Spa may be a little different to any others you might have visited before. With luxury treatment rooms and views over Mawgan Porth beach, it’s a quiet, contemplative, almost spiritual place.

Scarlet Spa’s an eco-spa featuring a bromine-filtered indoor pool, outdoor natural reed pool, clifftop cedar wood sauna, restorative steam room and wide views of the blue Atlantic.

Fowey Hall Spa, Fowey

Fowey Hall SpaFowey Hall Spa

Bucking the trend of adult-only hotel spas, Fowey Hall is home to a unique, family-friendly spa. Here you can enjoy a family swim and chill out with the kids on the terrace. Or book the little ones into their crèche and indulge in some me-time, with a spa treatment and a dip in the sea-view hot tub.

Discover a contemporary spa experience in a spectacular location – the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and indulge your mind, body and soul.

Fistral Spa, Newquay 

 Fistral SpaFistral Spa

Using a selection of carefully chosen Gaia and ESPA therapies, Fistral Spa achieves an integration of body, mind and spirit transporting guests to a place of peace and wellbeing. Boasting nine treatment rooms designed with total relaxation in mind, heated vitality pool, Jacuzzi, relaxation room and state-of-the-art fitness suite, Fistral Spa will help you forget the pressures of the outside world and return you to a state of inner calm and outer beauty.

Or if you don’t fancy leaving the house, why not try our friends at Home Spa Cornwall? They are a luxurious mobile spa who will come to you at a time and place to suit you. Using luxury products, they will quickly turn an area in your home into a spa. Whether you would just like 30 minutes of pampering or a whole day or evening, treatments are available individually or with friends. You can definitely count us in!

Map of the best spas in Cornwall

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Stay with us in Cornwall 

Tempted to visit one of these spas for yourself? Pick out your perfect holiday cottage in Cornwall and browse through our collection today – we have a great range of large houses for the whole family, romantic boltholes and dog-friendly cottages so the whole family can come and enjoy the delights of Cornwall.

If luxury is your style, you can also indulge in our pick of the best fine dining restaurants in Cornwall. A spa day is also a great way to spend a wet day in Cornwall and we have plenty of other things to do in Cornwall in the rain too!

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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