The guide to Uppsala's best spas
Updated 31 Aug 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
It's not always easy to find peace and relaxation among the stress of everyday life. Sometimes you need more than a cup of tea in front of the telly to really let go of everything, and that's when it's time to check in to a great spa for a few hours. A facial, massage and pedicure later, or perhaps a steam in a lakeside sauna, and you're back in the game. There are plenty of options in and around Uppsala for both massage fans and beauty junkies, so follow our guide to Uppsala's best spas.
Luxurious manor house experience
Sparadiset offers gorgeous treatments such as deep-tissue massage, facials, couples treatments and extra luxurious treatments in the historic surroundings of Krusenberg Herrgård on Lake Mälaren, just outside Uppsala. You can also buy organic products for your skin, hair and body, and combine your spa treatment with an overnight stay or a visit to the hotel's award-winning restaurant.
Uppsala Spa & SkönhetsvårdMarknadsgatan 1, Centrum
Wide range of treatments
Its location in Gränby Centrum shopping centre makes Uppsala Spa ideal for a relaxing end to a day's shopping. The spa's range of treatments is broad and creative and includes classics such as massage and facials, along with Turkish salt scrubs and herbal baths.
Royal Spa and BeautySysslomansgatan 8, Luthagen/Centrum
If you take beauty seriously
Many spas combine relaxation with beauty in their treatments, but Royal Spa & Beauty takes it a step further than most. As well as massage they offer pain-relief procedures and a wide range of facial treatments including Fat Burner and Botox injections and chemical peels.
Malin's & Ulrica'sVaksalagatan 18b, Fålhagen/Centrum
Classic spa with a holistic vision
In a sea of hi-tech, space-age beauty treatments sometimes all you want is a good old-fashioned spa concept. If so, Malin's and Ulrika's is the place to come. The two experienced beauty therapists offer a range of classic treatments and can help you tailormake a treatment package to suit all your beauty and wellbeing needs.
Malin's & Ulrica's
Nova Park ConferenceGredelbyleden 138
Nova Park's Water Lounge spa is a bit extra. The spa experience can be booked as part of various packages, from After Work Spa to Weekend Spa, all of which include treatments and access to the pool area. Everything from the mosaic-tiled sauna to the ice bar oozes luxury. The only thing missing is someone to lift you into your bed and tuck you in at the end of the day.
Sigtunahöjden hotel and conference centre on Lake Mälaren specialises in themed treatments such as pregnancy massage, facials for men and special group treatments. The bathing area is small and intimate, particularly the outdoor jacuzzi, which is particularly cosy in the winter. Well worth the journey out from town.
Organic Face & SpaRåbyvägen 42B, Centrum
Organic skin treatments
Organic Face & Spa lives up to its name. They offer everything from massage to waxing, but it's their facial and body treatments that really make the spa worth a visit. Handmade, organic skincare products are used for facials, sugar scrubs and baths. Whatever your age, you'll leave this spa with baby-soft skin.
Tullhuset SpaTullhuset Hamnplan 9, Centrum
Three in one spa experience
This historic customs building next to the river houses three different but complementary spa experiences. ZoUL fish spa offers fish pedicures in tropical surroundings, at Anteia massage you can choose from a wide range of massages including aroma massage and hot stone massage, while Härliga händer will get your hands and nails looking tip top. Combine treatments from all three for a hen do, corporate event or some pampering me-time.