b-wear Beauty Highlights
8 unmissable Urban Spas
With our busy schedules and social media demanding photogenic images the Urban Spa has never been more necessary than it is today. A moment of calm within easy reach, a mini holiday within our working weeks or a pampering session over the weekend. Her we present some of the city’s most unmissable Urban Spas.
Sofia Oasis Wellnes Spa
The Spa by Valmont (Sarrià)
Spa Valmont for Monument Hotel (Eixample)
THE SPA BY VALMONT
Carrer de Pomaret, 14 08017 Barcelona
T. +34 931 780 003
VALMONT FOR MONUMENT HOTEL
Passeig de Gràcia, 75 08008 Barcelona
T. +34 935 482 000
With two locations in Barcelona, one within the basement of the Hotel Monument in the middle of the Eixample and the other accommodated within a former moderisme style town house in Sarrià – Sant gervasi. The Spa by Valmont offers exclusive beauty treatments for the body and face carried out by professionals using their own in-house products. Renowned for their sophistication and efficacy The Spa by Valmont was founded in Switzerland back in the early 1980s and is a pioneer in the use of molecular technology for skin care.
SOFIA OASIS WELLNESS SPA
Hotel Sofia Barcelona, Plaça de Pius XII, 4, 08028 Barcelona
T +34. 935 08 10 50
With natural daylight and tall ceilings the Spa of the recently refurbished Sofia hotel is genuinely breathtaking. A total area of 1,100 sq.m. dedicated to wellness the Spa includes a water circuit with pool, jacuzzi, steam baths, sauna etc. Beauty treatments using Natura Bisée products and specialist staff.
Spa Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
SPA MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BARCELONA
Passeig de Gràcia, 38, 40, 08007 Barcelona
telf. 931 51 88 88
Designer Patricia Urquiola has designed an intimate and minimalist space, elegant and peaceful. The overall Spa consists of 1,000 square meters and accommodates eight spacious treatment rooms; four large rooms with aromatherapy showers, two treatment suites for couples and two suites that include a ‘Vitality Pool’ and a futon for traditional Thai massages. The facilities include a water treatment area with a 12 meter pool indoor, Hammam and ‘Experience’ showers together with a fitness centre with the latest high-tech equipment.
W Bliss Barcelona
W BLISS BARCELONA
Plaça Rosa Del Vents 1, Final, Passeig de Joan de Borbó, 08039 Barcelona
telf. 932 95 28 00
W Bliss Barcelona Spa includes 700 sq.m. spread over two floors of the renowned W Barcelona hotel located in the Barceloneta/port area of the city. The Spa is open to the general public as well as to hotel guests. The treatments on offer include; facials, body treatments, depilation, Triple Oxygen treatments, massages etc.. Also a sales point for beauty products, two manicure and two pedicure centres, eight treatment booths as well as separate relaxation areas for both men and women, with a shared humid zone, steam bath, sauna and jacuzzi.
SPA Studio de Le Meridien Barcelona
Explore SPA Studio de Le Meridien Barcelona
Le Méridien Hotel
La Rambla 111, Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 4, 6, 08001 Barcelona telf. 933 18 62 00
Located on the 6th floor of the Le Méridien Hotel on the world renowned Rambla with privileged views over the Raval and the old city. Although primarily aimed at hotel guests the Spa can be reserved for groups and individuals. The Spa includes a sunny terrace with “Vitality Bath”, sauna, steam bath and treatment cabins. The perfect antidote to a stressful week, the sun and relaxation.
C/ Consell de Cent 391 08009 Barcelona telf. 936836493
Massage and beauty treatments are provided by expert hands within the city centre in a space that recreates the essence and ambience of Asia. The interior design features furniture and decoration sourced from the East. All the beauty products and oils are vegan and the idea is to offer locals and visiting clients a ‘slow’ experience focused on getting rid of the daily stresses. There is a menu of beauty and massage services on offer.
Cowshed Relax ©Soho House Barcelona
Av. Sofia, 12, 08870 Sitges, (Barcelona)
Telf. 938 11 35 00
Occupying an entire floor of the hotel, within a semi basement provided with natural light via set back light-wells, dedicated to wellbeing through a combination of hydrotherapy, massage and beauty treatments. The water suite includes a large salt water pool, a Finish sauna and a Jacuzzi with an adjacent area for relaxation fitted with heated beds. There is also a gym with a personal trainer service. MiM is located one block back from the beach and the hotel also has a roof terrace with panoramic views over the coast and the village centre.
Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli, 4, 08002 Barcelona
telf. 932 20 46 00
Located within Soho House Barcelona in Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli, the décor is inspired by an art-deco country farmhouse incorporating local features like the Catalan vaulted ceiling. Bespoke treatments for individuals and groups. A place to socialise, have a drink and be pampered. Treatments include facials and body treatments, hair removal, skincare as well as massages. The Spa features its own exclusive brand of cosmetics, Cowshed for women and Neville grooming products for men which are also on sale there. The spa is open to the general public as well as Soho House members. The lunch time treatments mean that even if you only have an hour to spare there is no need to sacrifice beauty and wellbeing. Specific requests catered for.