Everyone knows that Newcastle is a handsome town with great nightlife and plenty to see and do. But did you also know that this city on the River Tyne is the burgeoning spa capital of the northeast? So if you're out and about in Newcastle city centre, why not drop into Beauty and the Spa for some relaxation, balancing and pampering? The trained staff offer a full range of treatments in a tranquil setting. Choose from Indian head massage, reflexology, waxing, tanning and a full range of body treatments. Whatever kind of pampering or rejuvenating experience you crave, you've got a great choice in Newcastle. And the good news is that many of them offer great deals through Groupon.

Hotel spas in Newcastle

Travelling to Newcastle for business or pleasure? Choose a hotel with a great spa and your experience is complete. One premier Newcastle spa rapidly gaining a devoted following is the Spa Garden at Rockliffe Hall. Set in delightful grounds, it offers glass-fronted sauna cabins so you can enjoy the view while purging those toxins. Jacuzzis and under-deck heating ensure a snug and comfortable stay. Another local favourite is The Ocean Rooms at the Hilton. With a prime quayside setting, this pleasure palace offers half- and full-day spa experiences along with waxing, tanning, a pool and a full fitness centre.

Enjoy a day spa, Newcastle style

Modern life can be stressful - after a bout of heavy shopping, what better way to relieve that stress and rejuvenate that visit a day spa in Newcastle? A leisurely sauna, steam bath, bubbling jacuzzi and langorous massage is the perfect recipe for washing away fatigue and getting your energy back. Pop into the City Retreat in Jesmond, a short stroll from the city centre. They offer over 100 treatments for a total makeover, including the Elemis Spa Therapy and Elemis BIOTEC Super-Charged Facials. Topping it off, there's the Champagne Nail Bar. For invigorating massages, reflexology, facials and enticing aromatherapy treatments, head to the aptly-named Heaven Therapy in Cullercoats. The qualified and experienced therapist team will help bring that perfect touch to your day and they also specialise in both pre and post Natal massage, a wonderful way to help a mother to be or new mum to unwind.

Treat yourself to a luxurious Newcastle spa

For those times when you only want the best in relaxation and rejuvenation in a luxurious space, Newcastle offers some truly exceptional high-end spas within easy reach. Just leave yourself in the skilled hands of the staff at Spa and Leisure at Matfen Hall to enjoy a full range of massage and rejuvenation treatments. The facility also offers a 16-metre swimming pool and spa pool, herbal sauna, soothing salt steam room and crystal steam room. Another fine choice is the Montana Spa at the Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel, Golf & Spa. Enjoy a bevy of treatments including massages and facials in elegant surroundings.

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