Wellness and pampering are high on the list of many when travelling to new destination. And for those seeking a little rest and relaxation in Portugal, there are some excellent spas in Lisbon that cater for the most discerning of spa goers. A popular day spa facility, Float In Spa, located in the city’s business district, is renowned for its flotation therapy offer and is frequented by locals and visitors alike. For a spot of 5-star healing however, enjoy deserved time out at The Spa, situated in the plush Four Seasons Ritz Hotel. Alternatively, another day spa option is the appealing Elohim Spa in the Portuguese capital’s Rato neighbourhood. The more centrally located Spa at Porto Bay Liberdade offers extended opening hours, useful for busy residents and for those seeking to wind down after a full day sightseeing. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is taken seriously at Real Spa Marina in Cascais, a wonderful out-of-town option for anyone holidaying along the Lisbon Coast. Similarly, the experience at The Retreat, a fashionable boutique spa situated back in the city, has been created and designed in accordance with Feng Shui philosophy, where balance and harmony is paramount. Likewise, the underlining belief at Acqua Area Longevity is the application of advanced aesthetic techniques to relieve stress and discomfort. Enjoying an enviable location in Belém overlooking the river is the understated Bspa, a trendy feel-good hang out that’s next door to a Michelin-starred restaurant. The equally funky Spirito in the Saldanha district has an intriguing menu of therapies, massage and body rituals that will surprise and delight. And for those looking for an afternoon of pure indulgence in the city’s western suburbs, pop over to the excellent City Spa.