If you like a little pampering every now and again then you are in for a wonderful treat in Northern Cyprus as it has an excellent assortment of spas offering relaxing and pampering at affordable prices in some really quality establishments. All can offer packages to suit your requirements, whether you are a holidaymaker or a resident.
In the last few years the growth of the spa scene in North Cyprus has been quite astonishing particularly thanks to the arrival of new 5 star hotel resorts which incorporate spa facilities. There is now an abundance of options available to those who wish to either spend a few days in luxury accommodation whilst enjoying a spa schedule tailored to their requirements, or who want to just have a day at the spa where they can totally relax and unwind.
Most of the 5 star hotels have their own in-house spa and wellness centres where you will find various facilities such as indoor pools, saunas, Turkish ‘hamams’ and Jacuzzis all in really luxurious settings where you can feel the tranquillity and relaxation as soon as you walk in through the door. On top of that you are more than likely to have the wonderful views of the Mediterranean to gaze out onto as well!
If you’re travelling to North Cyprus for a spa holiday then you can just type ‘spa holiday North Cyprus’ into Google and you will find a variety of companies offering spa vacations at various hotels and resorts. If you’re living in North Cyprus then you may already know of the hotels such as the Mercure, Malpas and The Rocks as well as many others which can offer spa treatments for non-residents of the hotel.
Why not try the Malpas Hotel www.malpashotel.com for a real treat. Day packages start from 250ytl (approx. £100) incorporating such delights as effusion shower and peeling, facial, feet and hand treatments and a massage. When you spend a day at this wonderfully relaxing spa you also have the benefit of using other facilities at the hotel such as the indoor pool, steam room, sauna and fitness centre for free. The Malpas (you can read our own article on the hotel via this link) also offers a health and beauty centre for treatments, with clients being offered a private room with ambient lighting, music and heat controls to suit their mood – bliss!
For other alternatives in Kyrenia you could try the Colony Hotel www.thecolonycyprus.com with its stylish wellness centre featuring a solarium and range of massage and reflexology options, or perhaps the Acapulco Spa www.acapulco.com.tr, based at the hotel and resort of the same name, offering day and package deals with a range of spa treatments and massages. The new Savoy Ottoman Palace Hotel can also cater for the ultimate in pampering and relaxation with its own super tasteful wellness centre.
In other areas the Salamis Bay Conti Hotel in Famagusta can offer modern day spa facilities and it has a great Turkish bath with a large picture window where you can gaze out to sea whilst you partake in complete rejuvenation traditional Turkish style! Alternatively what about the Kaya Artemis Resort Hotel & Spa in Bafra where you have the most wonderful opportunity to spend some quality relaxation time in a peaceful setting? A range of treatments is available as well as a sound and light sauna, solarium, steam room, Turkish baths – and for an added touch there’s a whirlpool bath too!
Finally, don’t forget that you can always treat your loved ones to a birthday or Christmas treat with gift vouchers available from most resorts to suit your budget.
All we can say is – go on, you know you want to!