After the bright lights and excesses that come with the festive period, January can feel like the gloomiest month of the year. Add to that cold weather, short days and seeing less of friends and family, and it’s no surprise that people can find themselves feeling miserable and low.

Discover our suggested winter wellbeing retreats in Europe to beat the January Blues.

Mierzęcin Palace (Poland)

Mierzęcin Palace Wellness & Wine Resort is an elegant holiday complex, offering its guests a wealth of possibilities to spend unforgettable moments in a place full of charm and unique atmosphere. The Grape Spa was created to offer guests the pleasure derived from active rest and the joys of nature, as well as to share the passion for wine. In fact, next to the Palace, there is one of the largest vineyards in the country.

In their offer, you will find a wide spectrum of treatments and rituals for the face and for the body, wine baths and a range of massages. Patterned after the secret harmony of great wines, a stay in the Grape Spa helps to meet the nature of pleasure.

Mierzęcin Palace

Hotel Villa Kastelruth (Italy)

Dreaming of a relaxing stay in the Dolomites? The 4-star Wellness Hotel Villa Kastelruth offers a relaxation room in Alpine style surrounded by the imposing peaks of the Pale mountains in South Tyrol.

Here you will recall the days in the magnificent Dolomites and the experiences you have lived in the mountains by listening to the soft melodies of this lovely place. Guests can enjoy time to dream and let their soul relax in an atmosphere of complete tranquillity.

Moreover, the hotel offers a spacious Finnish sauna with panoramic views of the surrounding Dolomites. Refreshing spring water and herbal teas are available throughout the day in the sauna area.

Hotel Villa Kastelruth

Parkhotel Adler (Germany)

During your stay at Parkhotel Adler you can experience unforgettable wellness holidays in the heart of the Black Forest.

Thanks to the Wellness Pavilion located in the hotel park and its predominantly glass design, guests can enjoy uninterrupted views of the natural surroundings from many areas in the building. Brightness, a calm atmosphere and muted colours, enhance the pleasant ambience in the spa. The wellness area covers a total of 1,800 m².

A team of eight staff looks after guests in the treatment rooms. You can also book a hairdresser’s appointment in the Hairdressing salon located directly in the hotel’s wellness area.

Guests can also opt for a spa day and enjoy the wonder of nature, the massages and treatments and can really unwind themselves!

Parkhotel Adler

Grandhotel Praha (Slovakia)

Built in the beautiful Art Nouveau style, Grandhotel Praha brings guests back in time to magical moments of the past. This unique four-star hotel in the High Tatras offers 108 rooms and 15 suites.

The Grand Mountain Spa centre offers relaxation, massages and treatments based on traditional Tatra herbs and forest fruits. The outdoor section of the wellness centre features the only outdoor heated pool in the High Tatras, offering unforgettable views of the valley and High Tatras Mountains.

Grandhotel Praha

Schloss Mittersill (Austria)

Schloss Mittersill is a castle which stands high above the small town of Mittersill, with marvellous views of the Kitzbühel Alps.
Awaiting you here are a total of 43 rooms and 10 suites, decorated with an enchanting mixture of antique and modern furniture.

Are you longing for a place that gives you the feeling of timelessness and lightness of wellness in Austria? With the spa in the castle, you have found this place. The wellness area in the castle looks back on a history of over 900 years through its stately walls. Moreover, guests can enjoy the year-round heated outdoor pool with an impressive panoramic view of the Salzach Valley and the surrounding mountains.