Spas were originally developed in Roman and Greek times to enable people to access waters which were believed to possess healing characteristics. So what better place for people with a disability to relax while easing aches and pains than visiting a spa, or even the contemporary version, a day spa. A spa with accessible facilities combining the focus on treatment and relaxation is a truly good option. There are different treatments available for different disabilities but nowadays many spas cater for all levels of disability. Here’s an initial list of day spas around the world which can help people with disability have a rewarding and successful spa visit …
Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa
Chesterton, Bicester OX26 1TE, United Kingdom
Tel: 01869 241204
The Forest of Wellbeing Spa at Bicester Hotel Golf and Spa offers a truly holistic approach to making you look and feel fantastic. It is the perfect setting to relax and unwind. The Spa is an amazing venue with some great accessibility features for people with disability. Their treatment rooms have electronically controlled treatment couches that can be lowered to the floor and adjusted to achieve optimum comfort. Their Sauna and steam rooms are wheelchair accessible and there are also disabled changing rooms and shower facilities.
Sanctuary International Day Spas
Burlington Location – 3235 Fairview Street, Unit 1 L7N 3L1 Canada
Sanctuary Day Spas offers a uniquely elegant environment designed for relaxation and renewal to all members of the public including people with disabilities. People with disability are welcome to its four locations in Burlington, Waterloo, Newmarket and Vaughan. They provide a full range of progressive aesthetic services, with most locations offering spa, medi-spa and hair salon services. They also offer disability services and assistance in communication, publication, telephone services and assistive devices. Guide dogs or other service animal are also welcome to the areas of their premises.
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa
Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, TR8 4BU UK
Tel: 01637 861 219
Invigorate your senses with a one-hour Spa Garden experience at Bedruthan Hotel and Spa. This spa is inspired by water, earth, fire, air and space. Invigorate and fully immerse yourself with their seven-stage Sensory Spa Garden which is designed to detoxify and renew the body. Each stage draws on the sights, sounds, aromas and textures of nature, and the refreshing properties of sea air. This spa is DDA compliant, their buildings and facilities are disability-friendly.
Balgowgie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa
1309 Melba Highway Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775 Australia
Stop at scenic lookouts for views of farmland and vines at Balgowgie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa . It features picturesque views of the wonderful Yarra Valley from the private balcony. They have a Disability Access Spa Suite which include a spa bath, a comfortable King Bed or 2 Single Beds upon request, plus access to the indoor heated swimming pool, gym and steam room is also included.
Sense of Touch
G211, 1/F, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road, HK
Re-discover the pleasures of life at Sense of Touch. They are a multi-award winning day spa operator with six prestigious locations in Hong Kong. Their signature treatments are formulated in partnership with the world’s leading beauty brands incorporating innovative techniques that work on the face and body. Sense of Touch boast of excellent customer service, friendly environment, highly qualified therapists, and they have received numerous accolades and recognition for their passion, devotion and quality.
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
2605 Kaanapali Pkwy, Hawaii 96761, USA
The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is the premier location for a dream Hawaiian vacation. It’s the most romantic escape in all the Hawaiian Islands. The Spa at Black Rock features indoor and outdoor secluded relaxation areas and seven luxurious treatment rooms available for massages, body treatments, facials, skin enhancements, manicures and pedicures. It’s wheelchair accessible and it offers disable friendly relaxing lounge area and massage tables.
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
North Berwick East Coast Scotland
0344 879 9130
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa in North Berwick is renowned for its beautiful coastal setting and glorious 19th century Victorian architecture. It offers a luxurious experience in a beautiful coastal setting. Other spa facilities include a gym, exercise classes, a sauna, steam room, sensation shower, cold therapy room, massage shower and salt water hydro-pool.