If the stress of your daily routine is getting you down and you need to take a break and treat yourself to some relaxation, the Algarve is the perfect place to do it. Not only will the gorgeous beaches and sunny weather of the Southern Coast of Portugal melt all your cares away, you will also be able to rejuvenate at one of the region’s many excellent spas.
The Algarve has its fair share of excellent spas and they are usually found within some of the area’s best hotels and resorts. These spas all create a truly calm and tranquil atmosphere where you can forget about your worries and focus on the healing power of the treatments.
Here are a few examples of the superb spas that you can visit during your stay at villas in Quinta do Lago in the Algarve:
The Vale do Lobo Royal Spa
This high quality spa in Almancil is the perfect sanctuary where you can relax and unwind. Not only do they have traditional relaxing spa treatments here, but this spa also offers therapeutic health treatments which aid in skin conditions, weight loss, stress management, fitness, muscular skeletal problems, detoxification and anti-aging. After your professional treatment you can enjoy the hammam, saunas, steam room and vichy shower, or take a plunge in the indoor pool with Jacuzzi.
The Royal Spa also features a Beauty Centre where you can have your nails polished and your unwanted hair waxed away, as well as a Fitness Centre complete with modern machines and yoga and Pilates classes.
The Spa at Hotel Quinta Do Lago
If you are staying at villas in Quinta do Lago, you are in luck because the spa at the Quinta do Lago resort is sublime. It offers a range of excellent relaxation treatments as well as massages that will soothe your tired muscles and make you feel refreshed and invigorated. The spa also features a Turkish bath, Sauna, Pool and a Jacuzzi.
Why not treat yourself to a thermo treatment that involves a mud bath, reflexology foot massage and a steam bath with healing algae? Shiatsu massages and facials are also on the menu at this very luxurious Algarve spa.
The Real Spa Thalasso in Albifeira
This award winning spa stands out from the rest due it its stunning location. It overlooks a tranquil cove with golden sand and pure blue water, making the view itself a relaxing treat. At the Real Spa Thalasso they offer plenty of Avant guard treatments of the highest quality, performed by highly trained therapists.
Here you will be able to enjoy a wide range of healing, rejuvenating and detoxifying treatments including body wraps, Stone Therapy, Vichy Showers, Reiki, Ayervedic Massage, Thai Yoga Massage, Personal Training and much more.
The Almond Tree Wellness Spa
Located in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the seaside Algarve town of Vilamoura, the Almond Tree Wellness Spa is an absolutely gorgeous retreat. The creative treatments use natural essential oils and ingredients found in the Algarve, including almonds, oranges and sea salts.
This expansive spa has eight different treatment rooms, two of which are double rooms, as well as an impressive indoor pool, sauna, hammam and a top notch fitness centre. Ask them about their customisable aromatherapy treatments.
These are just a few of the very best spas that the Algarve has to offer. When planning your relaxing holiday, be sure to book your treatments in advance because these spas tend to be very popular especially in the high season. Once you arrive, simply sit back, relax and let all of your tension and stress melt away.
Steven Capocci is a travel writer who focuses on luxury travel throughout Europe. He recently returned from a stay at the villas in Quinta do Lago with renewed vigour thanks to the excellent spa treatments he received there.