While you’re preparing to have the time of your life in Porto visiting the famous monuments and drinking the best wine, don’t forget to make time for relaxation.
Whether you’re on a romantic trip or you want to have a memorable time with a group of friends, indulging in one of the spas in Porto is a must. Also, if you have a stiff back from travel or sore legs from walking the hills of the city, visit one of the spas in Porto for a healing treatment.
All the spas in Porto I’ve chosen are conveniently situated in central locations. You can go for a luxury 5-star experience or enjoy a high-quality spa treatment without the need to break the bank.
These are the best spas in Porto:
Thailanna Massagens Terapêuticas
Rua Júlio Dinis, 708 | Porto
Close to the Mercado do Bom Sucesso you can visit the Thailanna Massagens Terapeuticas, one of the best spas in Porto at an affordable price. The Thai spa has a warm relaxing environment and a friendly staff.
The spa offers a therapeutic Thai massage (40€; 60 minutes), a foot massage (30€; 45 minutes), a hot oil massage (60€; 90 minutes), an aromatherapy (40€; 60 minutes) among other services.
What’s good about this establishment is that you can pay a bit more for the same massage treatment for different durations (60 minutes, 90 minutes, 120 minutes).
For reservations, call +351 93 334 5642 or +351 22 609 6159.
How to get there: Casa da Música subway station is a 10 minutes walking distance.
Rua do Choupelo | Vila Nova de Gaia
I don’t think spas in Porto can get any fancier than the Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa at The Yeatman. The spa with an amazing view over Porto has countless massages and treatments where both wine and grapes are used to promote well-being and relaxation.
The massage treatments include – but are not limited to – fresh grape massage (105€; 50 minutes); lymphatic draining using grape extract (150€; 80 minutes), cranial massage (65€; 20 minutes) and stone therapy (105€; 50 minutes).
The spa also has facials, body treatments and the famous wine barrel bath immersion rooms.
Indeed, the treatments and massages at this spa are expensive, but the price includes free parking, free access to the sauna facilities and the stunning indoor infinity pool.
How to get there: General Torres subway station is a 13 minutes walking distance.
Rua da Restauração, 336 | Porto
At Torel Avantgarde, one of the best 5-star hotel in Porto, you can have a luxury spa experience without the need to be a guest at the hotel.
The atmosphere in the massage rooms makes Balsamea one of the best spas in Porto. It will deliver the relaxing experience you deserve thanks to the pleasant aromas and wooden accents.
The spa offers a variety of massages including a full body massage (70€; 60 minutes), a couple’s massage (130€; 60 minutes), a hot stone massage (90€; 60 minutes), a Shiatsu (80€; 60 minutes), a quick body massage (20€; 15 minutes) and more.
This spa also has a Turkish bath, face & body treatments, pedicures and manicures.
For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +351 917 510 586.
How to get there: take tram Line 18 until Entre Quintas, the hotel is a 5 minutes walking distance.
Rua do Tenente Valadim, 146 | Porto
If the previous options do not suit your need, look no further than the Sheraton Porto Hotel which has one of the best spas in Porto. It is located close to Casa da Música and it offers a luxurious spa experience with access to the health center facilities.
The Spa has seven different types of massages which includes a leg & foot massage, perfect for all the walking you’ll do in Porto (65€; 25 minutes) and a full body massage with aromatherapy (95€; 50 minutes).
There are also facials for all skin types (95€; 50 minutes) and a luxurious anti-aging facial (100€; 60 minutes).
When you book a treatment at this spa you have free access to all facilities including the pool, the sauna/Turkish bath and the gym.
For reservations, email email@example.com or call +351 22 040 4030.
How to get there: Francos subway station is a 12 minutes walking distance.
Rua Aleixo da Mota | Porto
WellDomus is a fitness center and a spa located in Foz do Douro. There’s no doubt that WellDomus is one of the best spas in Porto, as it offers numerous treatments at a reasonable price.
Here, you’ll find many types of massages like a deep tissue massage (70€; 60 minutes or 75€; 90 minutes), hot stone massage (75€; 60 minutes) and foot massage (30€; 35 minutes).
This spa has more than just massages. You can get one of the following facials: oxygenated, hydration, anti-aging or cleaning. WellDomus also has body treatments, pedicures, manicures, infused baths and more.
When you’re finished with your treatment, you can use its sauna and pool as it is included in the price.
For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +351 22 532 34 21.
How to get there: take tram Line 1 until Fluvial. The spa will be a 4 minutes walking distance.
Despertar do Hara
Rua do Almada, 653 | Porto
Not far from the famous Aliados Avenue you’ll find Despertar do Hara, one of the most affordable spas in Porto. In this downtown location, the rooms are spacious and the staff is friendly. It’s really worth it to take a relaxing massage here while you’re in Porto.
The spa offers a variety of services like a foot massage (30€; 45 minutes), Shiatsu (35€; 60 minutes), essential oils massage (35€; 60 minutes), Ayurveda (starting at 35€; 60 minutes) and much more.
The staff will serve you a relaxing tea at the end of your massage therapy :).
You can make reservations on the website or email email@example.com.
How to get there: Trindade subway station is a 4 minutes walking distance.
Your hotel room or home
We had to include Candy Hands on this list of the best spas in Porto even though it’s not an actual spa. What this company does is deliver spa and beauty treatments at the comfort of your home/hotel room.
The prices vary according to the time of day, the place (a hotel or a home) and the duration. Candy Hands provides therapeutic massage, lymphatic drainage, physiotherapy, osteotherapy, Reiki, Shiatsu and Ayurveda.
You can also get a body scrub with massage, pedicures and manicures.
For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +351 220 936 439.
Avenida da Boavista, 1269 | Porto
When you’re in the Boavista neighborhood visiting the botanical gardens or the synagogue, it might be an excellent opportunity for you to get a massage at one of the best spas in Porto. This spa is located at one of the best hotels in Porto, Porto Palácio Congress Hotel & Spa
In Wellness & Beauty Lab you can try the aromatherapy with grape, rose and vanilla essential oils (75€; 50 minutes or 85€; 75 minutes), the 4-hand massage (100€; 45 minutes), the bamboo massage (110€; 75 minutes) or a quick massage (50€; 25 minutes).
The spa has facials for every skin type, body treatments like exfoliation and hydration, immersion baths, manicures and pedicures.
For reservations, email email@example.com or call +351 226 086 797.
How to get there: Casa da Música subway station is a 12 minutes walking distance.