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There are many reasons why Manchester is a beloved destination for travellers looking for a relaxing spa break. The city is home to a wide array of restaurants, nightlife hotspots, museums and historical sites that you can visit while taking it easy and rejuvenating yourself. When you book with Voyage Privé, you will find plenty of members-only hotel and resort options that are perfect for your dream getaway to this iconic British city. We have included some of our top picks for you to check out below.

The top 5 things to see/do on a spa break in Manchester


Manchester Art Gallery is the perfect destination for art lovers who are enjoying a spa break in the city. The facility is home to an extensive collection of works by renowned artists that include Pissarro and Gainsborough.

2. The National Football Museum


Manchester is a city that is famed for its football culture with top-rated teams like Man United and Man City. It is also home to the National Football Museum, where you can learn about the history of the world's most popular sport.

3. Stroll Through the Northern Quarter


Known for its eclectic shops, restaurants, pubs and cafés, the Northern Quarter is a must-visit region of the city during your spa break in Manchester. It is the perfect place to head for a leisurely afternoon or an evening spent enjoying some of the region's best nightlife.

4. The Chill Factore


You can enjoy activities like snowboarding and skiing in Manchester year-round when you visit the Chill Factore. It is home to the UK's longest indoor slope and offers lessons for those new to winter sports. You will also find several on-site restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat.

5. Fletcher Moss Park

Fletcher Moss Park is a stunning green space located in the heart of Manchester. The wildlife habitat and botanical garden are home to many walking trails as well as an on-site café.

Our best hotels for a spa break in Manchester

1. Cottons Hotel & Spa 4*


The Cottons Hotel & Spa 4* is located in the beautiful community of Knutsford and just over a half-hour's drive from Manchester. It is a top-rated pick for a rejuvenating retreat. Other nearby attractions include the National Football Museum, Tatton Park and the Mere Golf & Country Club. The hotel offers a range of luxury services and amenities that include free parking and Wi-Fi, as well as a terrace, bar, restaurant, indoor pool and an outdoor hot tub.

2. Macdonald Manchester 4*

The Macdonald Manchester 4* is another one of our leading picks for a spa break in Manchester, full of amazing memories and plenty of relaxation. It is ideally positioned to allow you to conveniently experience the city's culture, shopping, nightlife and dining scene while enjoying amenities like a bar/lounge, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. Nearby attractions include Manchester Cathedral, the Opera House and the People's History Museum.

3. The Midland Hotel 4*


The Midland Hotel 4* is home to the pampering Rena Spa and is close to many of the area's most popular attractions, restaurants, pubs and shops. You will be comfortably accommodated during your stay in a Standard Room, with breakfast served each morning directly to your door. This all adds up to the perfect luxury property for a memorable getaway with your partner, friends or family.

4. Mercure Manchester Norton Grange Hotel & Spa 4*


You are sure to be impressed with what the Mercure Manchester Norton Grange Hotel & Spa 4* has to offer you for your next spa break in this vibrant region of the UK. The property is located just outside the city and is known for its excellent wellness facilities, modern interiors and plush guestrooms. When you return from your daily explorations of the area, you can head to the on-site spa for relaxing treatments or take advantage of the accommodation's fabulous dining options.

5. Velvet Hotel 4*

You will love the luxurious atmosphere offered by the Velvet Hotel 4*. In-room spa treatments make it a truly personalised choice for your next holiday escape. The property is housed in a textile building that dates to the 19th century and features an award-winning restaurant and proximity to attractions like the John Rylands Library, Manchester Town Hall and Manchester Cathedral.

When is the best time to go on a spa break in Manchester?

June to August is a great time for a spa break in Manchester as the weather is generally warm, and many events are on across the city. With that said, autumn and spring are also excellent for visits to this popular UK travel destination, and the crowds are fewer during these times of the year.

Going on a spa break in Manchester

There is no shortage of public train and bus routes that can help you to get to and around Manchester during your spa break. Driving your vehicle or hiring a car for your holiday is an excellent option if you want to increase your freedom of movement around the area. The closest major option for flights is Manchester Airport.

Enjoy your spa break in Manchester

Three to five days is enough time to check out all of the main highlights around the city centre while on a spa break in Manchester. Adding extra days is a good option if you want to expand the number of areas that you visit.

The Voyage Privé travel expert’s opinion on spa breaks in Manchester

Manchester is one of the UK's most vibrant and popular cities. It offers a tempting array of options if you are looking for a relaxing spa break with family, friends or your partner. Our Voyage Privé travel expert offers you an extensive list of great deals for the region's best luxury accommodation options that feature the types of amenities that today's travellers seek.


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