you have to visit one spa in your life, make it to the One
Spa, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa in
Edinburgh - even if you are not into spas, you will simply
love this one.
You can always tell that you are going for
the full works when you enter a well-equipped spa and this
is the feeling you get when you arrive at the One Spa at
The Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh. Housed in a six storey
building with three split-levels of spa encompassing 34,000
square feet you are sure to be looking forward to an exceedingly
good workout and relaxation.
This six storey
building is home to one of Europe’s most advanced
city spa with three split-levels of spa connected to the
Sheraton Grand Hotel via an elevated glass walkway. It offers
a lifestyle philosophy designed to meet the needs of modern
day living. You can find every modern amenity that you seek
in the One Spa, from shimmering pools to rejuvenating thermal
suites, highly advanced gym and fitness studios with instructors
on hand to guide you and steam rooms to lead you into that
holistic experience you may be seeking to give you some
peace of mind.
can start your One Spa day at the state-of-the-art
Gym equipped with the latest Technogym cardio
and resistance equipment which forms the core of the
One Spa offering. Trained fitness instructors are
on hand to offer individual assessment and ongoing
support. If machines are not your thing, you can tone,
balance and strengthen your body at the fitness studio
through yoga, pilates or circuit training.
The centre also
has a Kinesis Studio which will help you explore a whole
new way of exercising.
If you need to get wet to get fit, then the spa has four
categories of breathtaking wet rooms
A 19m infinity swimming pool awaits you with loungers and
two aromatic Cleopatra baths and then up on the rooftop
is the stainless steel hydropool, an indoor-outdoor warm
water experience with a variety of body jets providing mineral
rich water to rebalance the body’s essential core.
The Thermal Suite has a range of heat and cooling experiences
which cleanse the body and sooth aching muscles. The thermal
suite is home to the Hamman, which provides a scented steam
environment to clear the senses, the Aroma Grotto with its
steam infused aromatherapy and herbal extracts to enhance
the complexion and hair. The Rock Sauna is a classic sauna
that has a purifying effect on the body. Then there is the
Bio Sauna offers a combination of heat and humidity infused
with an orange essence to create a more gentle experience
and enhanced with coloured fibreoptic lights.
Other facilities include the Laconium with its gentle and
dry heat, the Tepidarium releases body toxins and relaxing
the muscles through its individual thermal couches and the
lifestyle showers which provide cold mist or scented tropical
rain to refresh the mind and cool the body.
This is my favourite place. It has both indoor and
outdoor areas. The panoramic view from the hydropool
is fascinating. You can relax in the seat of body
jets providing rich mineral waters at the optimal
temperature for the body to rebalance
Escape at One
This is where you can totally immerse yourself in
relaxation. It incorporates a 19m swimming pool, Cleopatra
Baths and Gym. If you are having a treatment and thoroughly
want to experience the Escape at One programme, it
is advisable to arrive 60 minutes before your appointment
so that you can reach optimum relaxation
Dining here is informal and creates the ideal place to relax
between treatments. The cuisine is designed to be both tasty
and nutritious, with the menu, featuring high-energy light
meals, herbal infusions, energisers and smoothies.
The One spa has 17 multi-purpose spa treatment rooms,
a wet plinth room specially designed for salt &
oil treatment scrubs. The wet plinth room incorporates
a heated stone treatment bed which helps to relax
the muscles. Treatments offered at One Spa stimulate
all the five senses and help to release latent energies
and rebalance the physical and mental being. It offers
a natural balance of energy, water and heat in a beautiful,
light-filled space. It is advisable to arrive at about
30 minutes before your first spa treatment so that
you can allow yourself sufficient time to change into
your robe & slippers and unwind in the relaxation
area. There is also the serial mud chamber where therapeutic
mud is used in an herbal steam chamber to exfoliate
and remove toxins.
After a good
treatment, beautify yourself in the manicure/pedicure and
make up studio.
The aim is to nurture a healthy balance in body, mind and
spirit. The cost of treatments range from £105 to
£300 and most of them include the use of the Thermal
Suite, Rooftop hydropool, and 19m ozone swimming pool, Cleopatra
Baths, relaxation Areas, Gym and a light lunch.
Monday to Friday 06:30 – 22:00
Saturday & Sunday 07:00 – 21:00
Tel: 0131 221 7777