Couples massage London: 5 luxury spa packages

 

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FEBRUARY 2017
(Updated Aug 2020)

Couples massage London

Every year on Valentine’s Day, I approach my post box knowing there will be a card waiting for me. The fact that it’s usually from my mother is a minute detail.

These days, Valentine’s Day is a typically quiet affair. There’s been the odd dinner out, or a girl’s night at an anti-Valentine’s party.

With many great spas in London, I decided to check out couples massage London deals on offer. Whatever you decide to do, turn a normal day into a treat day.

Nb – All the spas/hotels on the list offer packages beyond Valentine’s Day.

1. Thai Square Spa

Thai Square Spa is about a 3-minute walk from Trafalgar Square. The spa changed venue from its Covent Garden location 2 years ago to its current larger building. Its manager, Sara, and the rest of the team are nothing but helpful and ready to make your visit a memorable one.

The establishment’s exactly what you’d expect: calm, dim lighting and mood music softy playing in the background. It may sound obvious to write, but don’t forget to bring your swimwear.

The Sen Space is where you can unwind and let off steam, and sweat, in the steam and sauna room. An ideal sized Jacuzzi instantly erases the stresses of the day.

Thai Square Spa also has its own beauty products called the iMantara range. Certain products are available in store and online. If you enjoy well-being therapies from the East, you may be keen on trying the Filipino hilot massage.

Luxury spa experience in London’s West End

I tried the Ritual Massage — a personalized treatment using oils blended from flower and fruit extracts. Combining the oils with oriental massage techniques, my therapist, Paolo, did a first-class job of making me feel relaxed.

Couples packages range from 2.5 hours to the ultimate experience of 5 hours. At the time of writing, the spa has a special offer called the ‘Food of Love Spa Package’.

This deal combines treatments with dinner at the nearby Thai Square restaurant.

Ultimately, Thai Square Spa offers a luxury experience for couples looking for a spot of pampering in London’s West End.

2. London COMO Metropolitan

If you’re looking for a touch of sophisticated glamour this Valentine’s day, look no further than COMO Metropolitan, London.

Based in the upscale area of Mayfair on Old Park Lane, the hotel has a superb couples massage package.

The ‘Love from COMO Shambhala couples massage offers 75 minutes of deep relaxation. Shambhala is a Sanskrit term meaning a place of peace/tranquility/happiness, so you know this will be good.

To ramp up the romantic feel, the massage is carried out by candlelight. Using a range of signature blended oils, you’ll leave the spa with a calm mind and possibly a numb body.

In case you really don’t want to leave, the hotel also has suites complete with bed, breakfast and a bottle of Tattinger champagne. The price also includes use of the hotel’s facilities, such as the gym.
Packages start from £400.*

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If cocktail-making is your thing, the hotel’s also hosting a cocktail masterclass for 2 at the iconic Met Bar. Try your skills at creating the intriguing sounding ‘Lady Killer’.

Perhaps a ‘Between the sheets’ cocktail will be better suited to the mood of the evening. The masterclass starts from £84 per couple, and includes delicious canapés, home-made truffles and macarons.

If you get hungry for more than romance, the Ametsa with Arzak Instruction at sister hotel COMO The Halkin is an ideal choice.

The restaurant serves a unique Basque-inspired afternoon tea, as well as a Michelin-star tasting menu with wine pairing for dinner.

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A room ideal for 2: a couple’s massage at Shambala Spa

 

Whatever you decide to do, turn a normal day into a treat day.

3. Spa Verta, Crowne Plaza London

Spa Verta is located far from the busy streets of central London in the Crowne Plaza hotel in Battersea. Battersea is in south-west London and not too far from the famous Battersea Power Station.

Offering a local luxury experience, Spa Verta is the place for couples/friends to get a bit of TLC. The staff is incredibly friendly and accommodating to your every need.

Love to spa — couples massage London

The ‘Love to spa Valentines package’ is specially for those wanting to spend the day relaxing together.

The package includes full access to the spa and gym facilities, plus a 55-minute couples full body massage. It also includes a 2-course Valentines sharing plate and cocktail in the hotel’s Pad Restaurant & Bar.

While there, be sure to check out the range of spa beauty products on offer from high-end brand ESPA. The therapists use the products in the spa, meaning you can take home a little piece of Spa Verta with you.

Top tip: Go on a weekday. The spa’s less busy, and there’s a good chance that you’ll have the hydropool all to yourself.

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Come on a weekday and potentially have the hydropool at Spa Verta to yourself

 

4. St Pancras Spa, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

St Pancras Spa is situated in the historic St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London next to St Pancras Station.

First opened in 1876, renovation work began on the hotel in 2005 before its grand re-opening in 2011.

If you enjoy Gothic Revival architectural design, you’ll love St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London. The renovation restored many of the hotel’s original features, such as the high-Victorian Gothic Grand Staircase from 1901.

Pampering in a historical setting

The spa highlights features of the hotel’s Victorian past with its great brick archways and floor-to-ceiling windows. It’s located in the original underground steam kitchens.

St Pancras Spa is luxury personified. The spa has 6 rooms in total, which includes a couple’s suite with king-size heated beds and a butler service for every guest! Its range of spa packages will turn Valentine’s Day, and any other day, into something special.

The ‘Love and you’ package offers 90 minutes of pampering for you and your loved one. A 60-minute rose facial followed by a 30-minute aromatic back massage will have you feeling brand new.

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The luxurious pool at St Pancras Spa

5. Ajala Spa, Grange Hotel

You can find the Ajala spa in many branches of Grange Hotels across Central London. Offering a wide range of treatments from facial therapies to massage packages, there’s something for everyone.

Ajala Spa has a special Valentine’s Spa Package for couples. The deal includes a 25-minute Fleur de Vigne Candlelit Massage and half-day use of the spa’s facilities.

 

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Enjoy the spa facilities for 2 at Ajala Spa

 

Fleur de Vigne is a massage candle that melts into a warm oil, delicately scented with grape blossom.

If that’s not enough, the package also includes strawberries and cream, chocolates and a glass of Prosecco.

Which of these couples massage packages would you and your other half most like to try? Let me know in the comments below.

*Prices correct at the time of printing.

Disclosure: I was invited by Thai Square and Spa Verta, but all views are my own and based on my own experience. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that I’ve recommended. Thank you for your support.

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108 Comments

  1. Diana

    I’m not I. A relationship but boy would every much enjoy this solo or with friends. Next time I’m in London I keep this close to the vest.

    Reply
    • Lisa

      That’s good to know!

  2. Becca Talbot

    Some lovely spa ideas for couples here Lisa – really wish I could partake – but sadly I don’t have a partner at the moment, and most of my friends are coupled up – so I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day alone this year ? x

    Reply
    • Lisa

      Oh Becca, I’m sure you have tons of friends who’d love to join you. After all, couples can mean friends too 😉

  3. Chelle Dizon

    My partner loves going to the Spa to get the massages to relax. The spa package sounds really a value for money

    Reply
    • Lisa

      I think so too! And just an amazing way to relax

  4. Chastity

    I love spa treatments as well. I am going to consider doing a couples one for Valentine’s. All of these have me craving one

    Reply
    • Lisa

      Perfect! Hope you enjoy yourselves

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