Word quickly spread of its restorative properties, drawing Kings, Queens and noblemen from around the country to bathe in and drink the waters and escape the trials of 17th century city life.
A most fashionable spa break
Today there are a number of luxury health and beauty spas in and around Tunbridge Wells, ready to welcome and restore the stressed, weary and those in need of a little TLC.
Pamper packages and treatments for all ailments and budgets can be found, whether you’re looking for a weekend of pure indulgence or a quick pick-me-up as part of your stay.
Unwind in luxury treatment rooms offering everything from the decadent – chocolate body wraps and aromatherapy massages – to the essential – manicures and St Tropez tanning.
Ancient and traditional remedies can also be found amongst the more modern therapies, including reflexology, Indian head massage and Hopi ear candles, to help you restore some balance to your life.
And be sure to sample the spa life as Lord North and King Charles I’s queen, Henrietta Maria would have known it, by taking a dip in a pool or sauna. Well, if it’s fit for a queen…
The top 6 Spa’s in Tunbridge Wells
The Royale Retreat Day Spa and Health Club
In the centre of Tunbridge Wells, Royale Retreat offers an elegant and luxurious environment to customers with its treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, salt water swimming pool and Jacuzzi and gym. There is a diverse programme of treatments and exercise classes to meet your individual needs. So whatever your goals there are no limitations to what you can achieve.
Conveniently located in the High Street in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Champneys provides a full range of exclusive treatments, as well as the famous Champneys products for sale. Perfect for a quick facial or manicure during your lunch break if you are in a hurry.
If you have more time to relax and enjoy the benefits of the Day Spa, chill out and restore some inner wellbeing as your tensions are eased away leaving you rejuvenated and glowing.
Spa Spa at The Spa Hotel
The 4 star Spa Hotel is set in wonderful gardens of 14 acres, not far from the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells. The Spa Spa treatment rooms provide a variety of packages from Salon treatments, Spa Days and Overnight Spa Packages.
The Spa Health Leisure Club with its excellent facilities which include a 10m indoor heated swimming pool, steam room and saunas, two gymnasiums complete with high quality fitness and exercise equipment and fitness classes.
Flotation therapy, mineral and mud body treatments and mineral facials are just some of the treatments on offer to help you relax and unwind.
Get into tip top condition in an environment of soothing tranquillity.
Knowle Grange Health Spa
Just on the outskirts of Royal Tunbridge Wells in the peace of a rural retreat, discover a delightful private personalised service at Knowle Grange Health Spa.
Indulge in a spa day with massage treatments, facials, beauty treatments and holistic packages including Reiki and Kinesiology. A heated natural spring water pool provides serene solace to a busy lifestyle. Just the tonic at any time of the year!
Neal’s Yard Remedies
Neal’s Yard Remedies offers a variety of aromatherapy treatments using the finest quality products.
You decide whether to concentrate on one specific area of the body or opt for full body massage. Whatever your decision, the aromatherapy oils will induce a sense of well-being and renewed energy which you can take away with you by purchasing their products.
Get the best out of your Spa Break!
If you are planning a girls’ pamper break, a bridal shower, hen weekend or just treating yourself to a Spa Break here in Royal Tunbridge Wells, you should definitely utilise this time to explore more of this amazing town and its huge range of attractions and events.
Once you have re-charged your batteries at the Spa of your choice, why not indulge in some of the finest food and drink by visiting some of the many excellent restaurants, pubs and cafes in the local area. You could also do a spot of shopping to really re-invigorate your soul!