Akasha Spa at Cafe Royal, London
Café Royal is one of London's leading design hotels and its spa, Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre, has gained plenty of recognition for its luxuriously minimalist interiors. Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, Akasha Spa’s understated aesthetic is instantly grounding and serene, resplendent in Carrara marble.
Aman Spa at The Connaught, London
Contemporary design with strong Asian influences was the inspiration for Aman Spa in London’s legendary Connaught Hotel. Interior designer Jaya Ibrahim incorporated a neutral palette of grey, stone, oak, silk, pewter and cotton combined with typically Asian accents such as stones and plenty of dark and light wood for an overall feel that’s modern and soothing.
Agua Bathhouse and Spa at The Mondrian, London
A Tom Dixon-designed The Mondrian Hotel on London’s South Bank, a glowing copper water droplet takes centre stage within the spa. The suspended fibreglass sculpture hangs majestically above a starlit pool, casting gentle shadows across the ceiling. Further organic elements are reflected throughout the spa’s interior design scheme, with continuous forms and flowing shapes which evoke a sense of calm.
ESPA Life Spa at Corinthia Hotel, London
The interiors of this luxury London spa are ultra-modern and luxurious, with each floor specifically designed to give guests a different experience. Plenty of dark wood, black tiles and Italian marble bring about a grounding feel to the space, while the steel-lined swimming pool provides a modern edge.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa, London
The Lanesborough Club & Spa's interiors are grand and refined, resplendent in marble and silk wallpapers. Inspired by the ceremonial spaces and intimate areas of traditional Roman baths, they also incorporate inherently British characteristics such as sturdy leather upholstering and classic oak furnishings.
Bulgari Spa, London
Housed within the Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, this serene spa is one of the city’s largest, occupying 21,527 square feet. The subterranean escape brings about a sense of calm in the most regal of surroundings, with a 25-metre colonnaded swimming pool, a gold leaf glass vitality pool and a reception desk that’s made of Onyx.