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6 Spa Hotels In Wicklow To Chill In After A Day Of Hiking

If you’re in search of the best spa hotels in Wicklow, you’ve landed in the right place.

This scenic little county is home to several of the best spa hotels in Ireland, each of which make the perfect place for a post-hike soak.

In the guide below, you’ll find everything from fancy spa hotels in Wicklow for a treat to places to head for a day with a friend for a bit of chill time.

Our favourite spa hotels in Wicklow

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In the guide below, we’re going to take you through the best spa hotels Wicklow has to offer, from hotels perched right next to the sea to luxury resorts and more.

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1. Powerscourt Hotel

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Powerscourt is arguably the fanciest of the many hotels in Wicklow, as a quick glance at the photo above should tell you.

Located a short drive from Dublin, this is the finest of the luxury spa hotels Wicklow has to offer and it’s a real haven for travellers who wish to escape the city buzz and enjoy nature.

Foodies can look forward to dining at the on-site Sika Restaurant. Guests looking for a more laid-back vibe can pay a visit to the hotel’s pub (McGills) that hosts live music performances, serves delicious pub food, and is known for its extensive whiskey, beer, and cocktail menu.

However, the highlight of the Powerscourt Hotel is the ESPA. This award-winning spa centre is where guests can enjoy exclusive body and face treatments in secluded luxury. Other cool facilities include an indoor 20m Swarovski crystal-lit swimming pool, fitness centre, and 2 championship golf courses.

If you’re in search of spa hotels in Wicklow to mark a special occasion, you can’t go wrong with a night here.

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2. Druids Glen

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If you wish to experience luxury and enjoy nature at the same time, spend a few days at the 5 star Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort.

Nestled in 400 acres of rolling countryside and located just a short drive from many of the best things to do in Wicklow, this luxury resort boasts a wide range of amazing facilities that you can look forward to.

Spend a day at the award-winning Bijou Spa where a selection of memorable body and health treatments await. You can also enjoy a refreshing cocktail at the Sycamore Lounge or try delicious local foods at the elegant Hugo’s Restaurant.

Golfers staying at Druids Glen will be pleased to hear that the resort is home to two two championship courses.

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3. Brook Lodge & Macreddin Village

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Brook Lodge is arguably the most overlooked of the many spa hotels Wicklow has to offer, and you’ll find it nestled in a picturesque valley where it has everything needed for a perfect weekend getaway.

This country-style property is home to a bunch of amazing dining options including the Italian bistro also known as La Taverna Armento and the legendary Strawberry Tree that is actually the first certified wild and organic dining establishment in Ireland.

Awarded as Ireland’s Culinary Hotel of the Year and Ireland’s Luxury Eco-Friendly Hotel, the property also boasts the amazing Wells Spa where guests can enjoy an extensive range of treatments.

This is one of the only spa hotels in Wicklow with an outdoor hot tub and Finnish baths. There’s also a vitality pool and a sauna waiting for you.

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More spa hotels in Wicklow with great reviews

More spa hotels in Wicklow with great reviews

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OK, now that we’ve got our two favourite spa hotels in Wicklow out of the way, it’s time to see what else the Garden County has to offer.

There are three more hotels which have racked up rave reviews online and that are located in incredibly scenic corners of County Wicklow below.

1. Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club

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Tucked away in a peaceful setting with spectacular views of lush green hills and magnificent gardens, this property is a perfect destination for travellers who wish to get away from it all and enjoy some peace and quiet.

One of the main features is the award-winning Haven Beauty spa centre where relaxing beauty treatments are available for guests.

You will also have access to many leisure facilities at the hotel including an 18 m deck-level swimming pool, hot tub, steam room, solarium, whirlpool spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre.

For a gourmet experience unlike any other, pay a visit to the Woodlands Restaurant that has an AA Rosette award.

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2. Summerhill House Hotel

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You will find this beautiful country-house hotel right above the charming Enniskerry village that offers magnificent views of the Irish Sea and the Wicklow Mountains.

Summerhill House Hotel is located just 20 km from the centre of Dublin, so it comes as no surprise that the estate serves as a perfect weekend getaway destination for Dubliners who wish to reconnect with nature and enjoy first-class accommodation.

The on-site Rainforest Day Spa has received an award for 2019’s Most Outstanding Beauty & Wellness Spa at the Global Luxury Hotel & Spa Awards.

Guests can enjoy pampering treatments including everything from massages and spa facials to manicures and pedicures. Once you get hungry, stop by the restaurant at Summerhill House that offers seasonal and locally sourced cuisine, as well as traditional Irish Sunday lunches.

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3. The Royal Hotel Bray

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The Royal Hotel is one of our favourite hotels in Bray. Located in the centre of the town and just a stone’s throw from the sea, the Royal Hotel Bray is a family-friendly hotel that offers comfortable accommodation in a peaceful setting.

Whether you wish to listen to traditional live Irish music at the on-site Quin’s bar or pay a visit to the elegant Heritage restaurants where you can try local foods, there is plenty to look forward to when staying at this luxury hotel in Bray town.

The hotel’s Merrill Leisure Club & Treatment Rooms offer a wide range of spa, health, and beauty treatments. This fabulous club and spa is also home to leisure facilities such as an indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness centre with a Kinesis wall, a steam room, and a Jacuzzi.

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Spa hotels Wicklow: FAQs

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from which are the best spa hotels in Wicklow to which ones are the best base for exploring the county.

In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.

What are the best spa hotels in Wicklow?

When it comes to Wicklow spa hotels, Powerscourt is arguably the best. However, if you’d rather something more pocket-friendly, Druids Glen is well worth checking out, too.

What are the best value spas in Wicklow?

This is going to vary based on how much you have to spend but, in our opinion, Royal Hotel Bray and Summerhill House Hotel are the best value for money. If you can visit mid-week, in particular, you can nab a decent price. You’ll also find deals on their website that include stay-and-spa type packages.

Are there any 5 star Wicklow spa hotels?

Yes, both Druids Glen and Powerscourt are 5 star.

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