Spa resorts in Andalucia

Spending your leisure time or holidays caring for your health is becoming more and more popular nowadays. This may be a cure for a medical condition, or an escape from the stress and anxiety that is ever far from modern urban life. There is nothing better than a period of rest and quiet. Andalucian spas have been becoming popular again over the last decade and the result has been a modernisation of facilities.


Believe it or not there are tanning shops in Spain. The general idea here however, is to buy a 'bono', which allows you to pre-pay for a certain number of sessions as opposed to paying for a single session each time you go. As in most sun bed centres, these are all hygiene conscious and seem very clean.

Personal Training

Many people still consider having a personal trainer as a luxury beyond their means. This could not be further from the truth. Whether you are a regular exerciser looking for fresh inspiration or a couch potato who doesn’t know where to begin, the one-to-one guidance of a personal trainer through a tailor made fitness programme could turns out to be priceless.

Lifestyle & Health Courses

Following is a sampling of the type of courses you can find being offered at different locations throughout the Costa del Sol and by various providers, at any given time. Do take the time to check the credentials of instructors, practitioners and therapists before committing yourself to a course of study.

Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Rooms

The beneficial effects of spa bathing have been known for many years and those who have had the pleasure of using the spa have discovered a rejuvenating and revitalising experience. Most people have experienced the blissfully relaxing effects of a modern spa bath at their local swimming pool, leisure club or while staying at a quality hotel.


There is no excuse for having a 'bad hair day' in Andalucia! Back in the 70's and 80's Andalucia and particularly the Costa del Sol, were primarily quaint Spanish resorts and not where you would expect much sophistication. Over the last decade many British and other English speaking residents live all or a large part of the year in this area, bringing in their wake a new and improved service industry.

Arab Baths

One of the most relaxing traditions of Arab Spain are the baths, or “hammam” as they are called in Arabic. With so many years of moorish rule and culture, the city of Granada was a natural starting point for the return of this long lost custom.

Beauty Clinics & Spas

Today many four and five-star hotels in Andalucia, especially on the coast, have spas for guests to use, offering hydrotherapy circuit and beauty treatments and therapies for ultimate pampering and relaxation, as well as treating muscular ailments and offering help with stress, digestive problems and weight loss. You will feel the effects immediately, your energy levels restored, your body and mind relaxed and revitalised, ready to face the world.

Manicure Centres and Nail Salons

You can find specialist nail salons in Andalucia providing leading edge technology in the field of; Manicures, Pedicures and Nail Extensions for hand and foot beauty. New technologies include, false nails, nail repairs and the edition of sparkling nail jewellery. Hand painted flowers on nails and feet are great fun for the beach. Whatever the occasion an expert manicure always gives such a good impression.

Cosmetic Surgery

Most of us think of Spain as a number one holiday destination for the UK and other Northern European countries. It is now becoming a top medical tourism destination as well, with cosmetic surgery high on the agenda.

Health & Beauty - Rejuvenate

The sun alone is enough to rejuvenate those lucky enough to make it to the south of Spain. Thanks to that same life giving sun, this region attracts numerous rejuvenation and anti-aging professionals offering top treatments, therapies, workshops, classes and personal guidance in a wide variety of fields…