Cruise ship spas can offer some of the best wellbeing treatments to help you feel pampered. Here we round up five of the best at sea

Top 5 onboard spas

Silversea

Relax, rejuvenate and renew all your senses. The Spa by Silversea is a sanctuary of pure bliss… Sweeping sea views from the floor-to-ceiling windows, nine treatment rooms, an acupuncture suite, relaxation areas and a dedicated outdoor whirlpool allow delectable indulgence on board. Invigorating therapies including facials, body wraps and massages, plus men’s and women’s saunas and steam rooms are perfect for relaxing before your spa treatment or after your workout.

Viking Ocean Cruises

Blending the rejuvenating experience of Nordic therapies with the restorative power of the sea, Viking’s LivNordic Spa – on ocean ships – offers a treatment menu that’s guaranteed to unfurrow your brow and put a spring in your step. A hydrotherapy pool, steam room, snow grotto and hair and beauty salon help you feel your best from top to toe. To stimulate your circulatory system visit the snow grotto where snowflakes gently descend from the ceiling through chilled air, then invigorate yourself in the sauna, following a centuries-old Nordic tradition.

Norwegian Cruise Line

Make time to pamper yourself during your cruise. Whether you’re in the mood for a luxurious massage, rejuvenating skin treatment in the Medi-Spa, a break at the Foot Clinic, or simply relaxing in the Thermal Suite, Norwegian Cruise Line’s Mandara Spa offers more than 50 treatments that are good for the body and soul. Get ready to shine by stepping into our full-service salon for a haircut, manicure, pedicure, waxing and more. Spots fill up fast, so make your appointment early. Location Deck 16, Forward.

Princess Cruises

Sometimes floating serenely just isn’t enough – splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of Princess Cruises ship’s bubbling hot tubs at the Lido Pool or visit the Lotus Spa; your haven for relaxation, whether you’re taking a dip in the spa pool and hot tubs on the top deck, or rejuvenating your mind and body in the Lotus Spa.

Royal Caribbean International

A range of services and relaxation treatments are available from the Vitality Spa & fitness Centre on board Royal Caribbean ships. The salon, located within the spa area, offers haircuts, styling, manicures, pedicures and teeth whitening. Visit Vitality Spa for massages, reflexology, facials, bodywraps and acupuncture. Health, fitness and beauty demonstrations are run by qualified professionals during most voyages. The Vitality Wellness Programme offers a holistic approach to well being, with seminars, expert advice, healthy menu options, fitness programmes and spa.

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