If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day treat with a difference, forget the dinner plans and book in to one of London’s finest spas for a date you won’t forget. With indulgent couples treatments, plush surroundings and a chance to truly take some time out, the spa is the perfect place to reconnect – and enjoy a little pampering while you’re at it. Doubling up as a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift, a trip to the treatment rooms with your plus one is a recipe for some much-needed R&R; that’s romance and relaxation, of course. Here’s our edit of the best couples treatments and experiences in London’s most luxurious destinations.
The Asmara Suite at Ushvani
Aptly named after the Malay word for love, the beautifully furnished Asmara Suite at Ushvani in Chelsea is the place to book if you want to earn some brownie points. You and your significant other can settle in for three hours of bliss in the intimate, self-contained space, complete with luxurious day bed, plunge pool and two treatment beds; a private retreat where you can give each other your full attention. The pamper package includes your choice of treatment each from the impressive spa menu, using Ushvani’s own signature blends of ingredients – a truly bespoke experience.
The Asmara Suite is £620 for 3 hours.
Ushvani, 1 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, London, SW3 2RJ
Aromatherapy Associates at The Dorchester Spa
If you’re really looking to impress this Valentine’s Day, head to Park Lane for a spa experience in one of London’s most opulent hotels. The Dorchester Spa is a treat for the eyes and the senses, with an extensive menu of aromatherapy treatments to choose from, as well as traditional massages and sculpting facials. Unwind together in style with their dedicated couples suite – lay back on the warmed couches and choose any facial, body treatment or massage each, or pick the ‘Love Is…’ spa day for two full hours of TLC. You’ll start with a 55-minute Aromatherapy Massage before being treated to an Aromatherapy Associates Rose or Refinery Facial, all without leaving each other’s side. Love Is…
Spa Day is £530 for two people. Treatments start from £50.
The Dorchester, Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QA
Valentine’s Day Treatment for Two at Cloud Twelve
Set in the heart of Notting Hill, wellbeing and lifestyle club Cloud Twelve has something for everyone – including couples looking to treat themselves to a much-needed spa day this February 14th. The Valentine’s Day package includes two treatments each on Dolomites quartz beds in the couples suite, as well as full use of the impressive facilities which include a pink Himalayan salt room, steam room, sauna and relaxation room. Once you’ve had your fill of the spa, you’ll both enjoy a two-course lunch and glass of bubbly in the Cloud Twelve Brasserie, before receiving a complimentary herbal ‘Love Potion’ concocted by founder and herbalist Jenya Di Pierro to get you in the mood.
Valentine’s Day Treatment for Two, from £300.
Cloud Twelve, 2-5 Colville Mews, Notting Hill, London W11 2DA
Lather for Two at The Lanesborough Spa
Leave the smooth moves to the professionals this Valentine’s Day with this exclusive couples treatment at Belgravia’s finest health club and spa. Book the Lather for Two package at The Lanesborough and you’ll be lathered, buffed and polished to perfection with black soap, organic linen exfoliating cloths, natural brushes and rich, warm mud. Taking place in the VIP treatment suite, you’ll then indulge in a hot steam Rasul and a warm silk massage, before taking some time out in the Spa Lounge or restaurant depending on what you fancy next. The ultimate body-smoothing experience, you’re guaranteed to leave with a happy and healthy glow.
Lanesborough Lather for Two, £550 for two people.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa, 2 Lanesborough Place, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7TA
ESPA Together at The Corinthia
What better way to splurge this Valentine’s Day than at one of the city’s most prestigious hotel spas? ESPA Life at Corinthia is a holistic hideaway serving treatments from world-class experts, and if you’re looking for a spa session with a personal touch then the ESPA Together Private Spa Suite for Two is the one to beat. Starting with a Rasul Healing Mud Ritual, you’ll get to spend some quality relaxation time together before enjoying a tailored ESPA Lifetime experience each; a beautifying bundle that gives you the choice of a sea salt and oil scrub, a full body massage, facial and specialised eye treatment. What’s more, you’ll then both be treated to either lunch or afternoon tea with a glass of Champagne, so you can toast to what will have been a first-class date – before taking home a body and bath oil collection so you can bring a bit of luxury home.
ESPA TOGETHER Private Spa Suite for two, £1100 for 3 hours 30 mins.
The Corinthia Hotel, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London, SW1A 2BD
Luxury Rhassoul for Two at Dolphin Square Spa
If whisking your loved one away for a romantic break isn’t on the cards this Valentine’s Day, opt for the next best thing and book in for a taste of Morocco at London’s Dolphin Square Spa. With decor inspired by the riads of Marrakesh and authentic treatments that will make you forget the city outside, it allows you to try the exotic without the need for your passport. Leave the world behind and try the Luxury Rhassoul for Two; the self-administered ritual starts with Savon Noir (black soap) to cleanse, before you smother yourselves with a blend of pure Rhassoul lava clay and melted Shea Butter and pat on a hydrating honey and rose face mask. Then sit back, relax, and let it all sink in.
Luxury Rhassoul for Two, £140,
Dolphin Square Spa, Chichester Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 3LX
Couples Suite Experience at the Agua Spa at Sea Containers London
Formerly the Mondrian, Sea Containers London is the capital’s hottest new hotel destination, but it’s more than just a place to rest your weary head. The nautical-themed building also houses the state-of-the-art Agua London spa, where from only £160 per person you can spoil yourselves with 200 minutes of heavenly time out. Book in to the Couples Suite Experience for customised aromatherapy massages – designed by skincare expert Alexandra Soveral – and a 50-minute Ciate pedicure, topped off with Laurent Perrier Champagne for two and an organic chocolate fondue. You’ll even take home a 15ml bottle of the unique oil blend created for your massage, so you can recreate the experience at home; it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
Couples Suite Experience, from £160 per person.
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PD