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Massage in Edinburgh

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Find your pocket of tranquillity in beloved Auld Reekie and indulge in a massage that soothes your senses. Choose from a range of massage therapies hailing from all over of the world – from Swedish to Thai – and find your slice of heaven. Discover new spas and salons, both in the city centre and on the fringes, and get your hands on the best massage vouchers in Edinburgh.

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Spa Day with Choice of Two Treatments at The Fountain Spa Health and Leisure Club (Up to 45% Off)
Spa Day with Two Treatments
Edinburgh 3.9 km
£73.00 £39.90
45% discount_off
Spa Day with Two Treatments for One or Two at Village Spa, Multiple Locations (Up to 50% Off)
Spa Day with Two Treatments
Multiple Locations 1.9 km
£76.00 from £39.00
48% discount_off
One-Hour Pamper Package at Allure Skin Clinic (Up to 52% Off)
One-Hour Pamper Package
27 west Main Street, Uphall 12.1 km
£60.00 £29.00
51% discount_off
Choice of Spa Day for Two at Bannatyne's Health Club, Multiple Locations (Up to 50% Off)
Choice of Spa Day for Two
Multiple Locations 0.3 km
£120.00 from £59.00
50% discount_off
Choice of 60- or 90-Minute Spa Treatments at The Crescent Health & Beauty Salon (Up to 52% Off)
Choice of Spa Treatments
Aberdour 8.1 km
£60.00 from £29.00
51% discount_off
Spa Day for Two at Bannatyne's Health Club, Multiple Locations (Up to 55% Off)
Spa Day for Two
Multiple Locations 0.3 km
£169.00 £75.00
55% discount_off
Spa Day with One Treatment and Two-Course Lunch for One or Two at Moness Resort (35% Off)
Spa Day with Treatment and Lunch
£60.00 from £39.00
35% discount_off
One-Hour Pamper Package at Tone and Tan (Up to 43% Off)
One-Hour Pamper Package
Lochgelly 12.8 km
£35.00 £19.95
43% discount_off
Reflexology Diploma Online Course at Online Academies (81% Off)
Reflexology Online Course
£99.99 £19.00
80% discount_off
Three Fungal Nail Treatments for £29 at Naturalaser Edinburgh
Fungal Nail Treatment
Multiple Locations 0.2 km
Ayurveda Online Course with Smart Majority (92% Off)
Ayurveda Online Course
£249.00 £19.00
92% discount_off
Shiatsu Practitioner Online Course from Online City Training (91% Off)
Shiatsu Practitioner Course
£200.00 £19.00
90% discount_off
One or Two One-Hour Salt Sessions at Edinburgh Salt Rooms (65% Off)
One-Hour Salt Session
Edinburgh 1.4 km
£35.00 from £12.00
65% discount_off
Spa Day with Two-Course Lunch for Two or Four at 4* Keavil House Hotel (Up to 40% Off)
4* Spa Day with Two-Course Lunch
Crossford 14.1 km
£98.00 from £58.00
160+ bought
40% discount_off
One or Two Dermalogica Facials at Alyna Amaan (Up to 59% Off)
Dermalogica Facial
Livingston 14.0 km
£35.00 from £19.00
45% discount_off
Choice of Two or Three Beauty Treatments at Beautys Inn Edinburgh (Up to 62% Off)
Choice of Beauty Treatments
Edinburgh 1.2 km
£50.00 from £19.00
62% discount_off
Six Sessions of IPL Hair Removal on One Small, Medium or Large Area at Yuu Beauty - Main (Up to 84% Off)
Six Sessions of IPL Hair Removal
City Centre 1.7 km
£300.00 from £49.00
83% discount_off
Microdermabrasion: One (£18) or Two (£29) Sessions at Susan Brookes (Up to 72% Off)
Microdermabrasion £18
Kincardine 21.5 km
£52.00 from £18.00
65% discount_off
One or Three One-Hour Floatation Tank Sessions at Zero-G Float Therapy (Up to 40% Off)
One-Hour Floatation Tank Session
Edinburgh 3.4 km
£165.00 from £110.00
33% discount_off
IPL Hair Removal: Six Sessions on Choice of Area at Naturalaser, 12 Locations
IPL Hair Removal: Six Sessions
Multiple Locations 0.2 km
from £39.00
Gel Manicure or Pedicure or Both at Beautys Inn Edinburgh (Up to 55% Off)
Gel Manicure or Pedicure
Edinburgh 1.2 km
£22.00 from £10.00
54% discount_off
Wash, Cut, Conditioning Treatment, and Blow-Dry with Optional Colour Roots at Nevada (Up to 64% Off)
Wash, Cut, Finish and Blow-Dry
Edinburgh 3.6 km
£42.00 from £22.00
47% discount_off
Gelax Manicure, Pedicure or Both at Talk of the Town Beauty Salon (Up to 55% Off)
Gelax Manicure or Pedicure
Edinburgh 3.3 km
£24.00 from £12.00
50% discount_off
Cut, Blow-Dry and Conditioning at Renella (Up to 65% Off)
Cut, Blow-Dry and Conditioning
Falkirk 22.8 km
£55.00 £19.00
65% discount_off
Gel Manicure, Pedicure or Both at Nevada (Up to 52% Off)
Gel Manicure or Pedicure
Edinburgh 3.6 km
£19.00 from £9.95
47% discount_off
Eyelash Extensions with 5D Brows or Eyebrow and Eyelash Tint at Alyna Amaan (Up to 38% Off)
Eyelash Extensions with Tint
Livingston 14.0 km
£32.00 from £22.00
31% discount_off
Wash, Cut and Blow-Dry with a Full Head Colour or Half Head Highlights at Broughton Place Hair & Beauty (46% Off)
Wash, Cut, Blow-Dry and Colour
Broughton Place Hair & Beauty 0.5 km
£100.00 £54.50
45% discount_off

Massage in Edinburgh: things to know before you go

Edinburgh is a beautiful place to live – but when you’re working hard and socialising harder, you need to take a break. Revitalise your mind, body and soul with a massage in the city. Before you hop on the table, check out our answers to these FAQs.

Where can you get the best massage in Edinburgh?

Promising massages with extra ‘ooooo’ are these best Edinburgh spas and salons :

  • Relaxing Moments Beauty Boutique offers Swedish massage and reflexology, located just a short walk from the Royal Botanic Gardens.
  • Aestetica Medical Spa tempts you through the door with aromatherapy massages, lulling all your senses into a state of total bliss. You’ll find them in Edinburgh city centre, a short stroll from King’s Theatre.
  • Bannatyne’s Health Club offers the ultimate indulgence with a chocolate full-body massage. That’s right – a massage where you’re smothered in chocolate.
  • Sabia Sabia Thai Massage offers traditional Thai massage therapy in the heart of Edinburgh, just off Queen Street.

Which massage is best for relaxation?

You can find almost every type of massage in Edinburgh, but when you’re after total and utter relaxation, these are the top three:

1. Swedish massage . Perfect for beginners, this gentle massage involves a therapist kneading out those knots in your back – relieving any aches and pains.

2. Hot stone massage. Heated stones are placed on your body, warming up your deepest muscles to feed them with oxygen and nutrients that support healing.

3. Aromatherapy. Fragrant aromatherapy oils create an oasis of calm, relaxing your senses while your therapist gently massages your muscles.

To make sure your massage is everything you dreamed of and more, check out our article about the different massage techniques and tips.

What happens in a full-body massage?

During a full-body massage, a therapist will knead and work your muscles from head to toe – for the ultimate de-stress experience. If you’ve never had one before, here are some things to know:

  • In the nude. Most full-body massages need you to strip down to your undies at least, but your birthday suit is preferable. It’s up to you and what you feel comfortable with, but you’ll be covered up with a towel during the treatment.
  • Private time. You’ll be given a few minutes to get ready, taking your kit off and getting on the table with the towel arranged to your liking. This isn’t a gym changing room situation.
  • One by one. Your therapist will uncover one area of your body at a time to work on, kneading out the knots and making your worries float away. They’ll work through your arms, legs, hands, feet, neck, back and stomach.

If you’d prefer to keep your clothes on, try a Thai massage or reflexology in Edinburgh. Whatever you decide to go for, you can find more tips about massage etiquette in our helpful guide.

What are the benefits of Thai massage?

Thai massage is an ancient practice of healing from the mysterious east, which has a whole range of benefits, as reported in Medical News Today :

  • Soothes feelings of stress and angst
  • Releases muscular tension
  • Helps you feel energised
  • Boosts your circulation
  • Improves your flexibility
  • Eases stiff joints
  • Reduces the risk of athletic injuries

A Therapist’s Massage Techniques and Tips for the Most Relaxing Massage Ever

Not all massages are made equal. Even if you go in for a particular style—Swedishdeep-tissue, or trigger-point, say—an experienced therapist will most often pull from a variety of modalities to achieve what you want. With so many different therapists using so many different techniques, how can you ensure you’ll get a relaxing massage that leaves you feeling looser, lighter, and with fewer aches and pains?

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The Ultimate Massage Guide

Whatever the reason, a massage sounds like—and usually is—one of the best ways to decompress and reset yourself when you're stressed.

There's almost an unlimited number of types to treat just about any ailment, and they're all pretty different. Before you book your next (or first) appointment, check out this guide to get the basics.

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