Let’s face it, we all deserve a little bit of TLC from time to time! Here is our list of hand-picked spas on the island - - at the most affordable prices.
“A massage is just like a movie, really relaxing and a total escape, except in a massage, you're the star. And you don't miss anything by falling asleep!”
Elizabeth Jane Howard
Spa breaks and pamper days have a universal appeal, and the thought of discovering a relaxing retreat on the idyllic island of Mallorca sounds heavenly, doesn’t it? Whether it be Turkish baths, hot stone massages or a fabulous facial- this little island is packed to the brim with spas - and some offer their services at affordable prices, too! What are you waiting for? Wind down and relax!
Zafiro Palace (Alcúdia)
This five-star hotel is located just a few streets away from the impressive Port d’Alcúdia and offers one of the finest spa experiences around. The Zen spa and wellness centre (open all year round, to the general public, as well as guests) is comprised of a jacuzzi, hydro massage pool, heated swimming pool and a range of ‘sensation’ showers. The separate treatment rooms are designed to send you into a tranquil bliss, and services such as massage, facial, manicure and pedicure are offered here.
The Zafiro Palace prides itself on only using natural products, and with many of the ‘A La Carte’ massages you can select your own oils and aromas- making the experience unique and personal to you. Packages are available for couples and families, and with prices starting from as low as 10€ per person, and peaking at 145€ it certainly is one of the most affordable spas on the island!
Calle Cami Real al Moll, 2
Telephone:971 897 696
Gran Vista (Can Picafort)
The Gran Vista Spa and Hotel is situated in the holiday resort of Can Picafort, and is renowned for its exquisite spa which is opened to the public and residents of the hotel alike; as well as offering discounted treatments to customers staying at other Grupotel hotels. The spa and wellness centre is complete with a gym, fitness classes, thermal bath, Turkish baths and ice caves- as well as several treatment rooms for all your favourite pamper sessions!
An entry fee of 25€ is charged to non-residents, and 20€ to those who are resident in other Grupotel hotels. This admission fee provides you with access to the gym and classes, as well as the pool, various baths (jacuzzi, thermal, cooling, Turkish) and sauna. Additional treatments cost extra, with prices starting from 8€ and reaching a maximum of 84€- you certainly get great service for your money! It must be noted that only people over the age of sixteen can attend this spa; and treatments are aimed at couples or groups of friends, more so than families.
Grupotel Gran Vista and Spa
Ctra. Arta- Pto Alcudia, 68
Can Picafort, 07458
Telephone:971 850 052
Baan Thai Beauty Centre (Cala Bona)
This tiny traditional spa, located in the seaside town of Cala Bona, offers some of the best traditional Thai treatments on the island. As well as focusing on traditional Thai massage and healing methods, Kookai (the owner and head of treatments) has expanded her knowledge of modern aesthetics and beauty practices such as gel nails, sculpted nails, and HD brows. With peaceful treatment rooms leading off of a bright airy reception, Baan focuses on delivering a range of massages and luxurious treatments; including an exfoliating body scrub and full body massage. This year the staff have undertaken training in the ‘hot stone’ method of massage, making Baan one of the few spas to offer this treatment on this side of the island. Prices range from 12-60€ and you can guarantee to receive service with a smile, and leave feeling relaxed and revitalised.
Baan Thai Spa and Beauty Centre
Carter na Llambies 24
Cala Bona, Son Servera, 07559
Telephone: 605 10 16 62
Rafa Nadal Spa (Manacor)
In Manacor lies the Rafa Nadal Academy, complete with its own spa! Entry to the spa costs 24€, facilities are open all year round and to all members of the public. The spa offers hydrotherapy pools, Turkish baths and sauna and treatment rooms. Like the other spas across the north and east coast, other treatments are available at an additional cost- although these treatments are limited to massages and facials- aesthetic treatments such as make up and nails are unavailable here. Although the treatments are limited in comparison to the other spas, why not tie in your spa day with a tour around the museum, or maybe even have a quick match on the courts and grab some lunch at the on-site restaurant, before relaxing with a massage?
Rafa Nadal Academy
Ctra. Cales de Mallorca,
Telephone: 971 84 50 22
Melia South Beach (Magaluf)
The Yhi Spa situated within the Melia South Beach hotel in Magaluf has a reputation for offering luxurious treatments within a spectacular setting. With a heated pool, fully equipped gym and three treatment rooms, this spa exudes sophistication! Treatments are available for all residents of the hotel and external customers, but bookings must be made at reception. All treatments hold individual charges, and a full list can be found on the reception desk.
Melia South Beach
Avenida Notario Alemany, 1
Magaluf, Calvia, 07181
Telephone: 971 12 39 50
Pure Salt (El Toro)
This adults' only hotel features the Ona spa which uses only natural products from leading brand Natura Brisse adored by the rich and famous, from Beyonce to Elle Mcpherson. Mallorcan products also feature at the spa, the local brand ‘Gaia’. As well as massages and other treatments, you can partake in manicures, pedicures and waxing treatments, too! The wellness centre includes an indoor pool, sauna, sensation showers and a solarium.
Any treatments over 50€ permit the client full access to the spa for an entire day. Treatments under this price do not allow access into the wellness centre. However, at 50€ for a full day in the spa and a fabulous treatment, this spa certainly makes it onto the ‘affordable’ list!
Carretera Magaluf- Santa Ponsa, 10
El Toro, Calvia, 07182
Telephone: 971 23 73 21
Sheraton Mallorca Arabella (Son Vida)
‘The Shine’ is the spa at this prestigious hotel, and whilst it is not the most affordable within the guide, it certainly has the edge when it comes to style and sophistication. The multiple pools (indoor and outdoor), fitness pavilion and treatment rooms are of the highest standard and nestled within the spectacular grounds of the golf course; oozing a sense of secluded and sultry relaxation.
Massages, body treatments, couples and group beauty packages as well as manicures, pedicures and wax treatments are on offer at this spectacular hotel. Prices begin at 26€ and reach up to 160€; which is relatively reasonable considering the five-star rating and exclusive location of the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella. Get booking- you won’t be disappointed!
Sheraton Mallorca Arabella
Carrer de la Vinagrella
Son Vida, 07013
Telephone: 971 78 71 00
Steigenberger Golf and Spa Resort (Camp de Mar)
This exclusive golf and spa resort, situated in the stunning area of Camp de Mar, offers high-class treatments at affordable prices. Only suitable for those over the age of sixteen, this really is a couples' paradise focusing on romantic relaxation. Much like the Arabella, Steigenberger's offers indoor and outdoor pool facilities with specialised massages, personal training programs and body treatments.
Admission to the spa starts at 45€, or 25€ (in conjunction with a treatment). Packages are available for parties of ten or more, as well as an annual membership (1,750€ for an annual pass). Entry to the spa entitles you to use of the pools, gym and sauna; personal training sessions are also available (70€pp for an hours' session) and of course an array of treatments!
Steigenberger Golf and Spa Resort
Carrer Taula, 2
Camp de Mar, 07160
Telephone: 971 13 65 65
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Nixe Herbal Spa (Palma Centre)
This innovative spa, built in 2008, uses only natural products for all of its treatments. Treatment cabins, sports rooms, and a full thermal circuit (sensation showers and pools) are just a few of the fantastic services that Nixe Herbal Spa has to offer. As well as the impressive interior, the views across the ocean and billowing palms are simply breathtaking- and perfect for capturing the essence of pure relaxation.
Open to external customers and hotel residents, as well as offering a special package to island residents- just 20€ for the day (including valet parking but excluding treatments) Nixe Herbal Spa is incredibly affordable! Popular treatments include Thai, Hawaiian and hot stone massages, as well as multiple facial, body scrub and reflexology treatments too!
Nixe Herbal Spa
Avinguda de Joan Miró, 269
Palma de Mallorca, 07015
Telephone: 971 70 08 88
Isla Mallorca Hotel (Palma Centre)
The ‘Spai’ spa, situated within the Isla Mallorca hotel, is a fresh and modern spa experience. Entry for non-hotel guests is just 19€ for a day pass, and allows you access to the array of showers, pools, and hydro massage- which are all part of the spa’s ‘thermal circuit’.
The treatment list is extensive and covers everything from massage, to a marine salt detox. Prices are incredibly reasonable, considering its central city location, with services ranging from 6€-75€- meaning a full spa day inclusive of one or two treatments will cost less than 100€ (amazing news!)!
Isla Mallorca Hotel
Carrer de Pilar Juncosa, 7
Palma de Mallorca, 07014
Telephone: 971 28 12 00
From small and friendly, to plush and luxurious, the island of Mallorca has a spa experience for everyone!
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By Zoé Holmes
21 September, 2020