Spas pampering the metrosexuals

A look at the spa menu can be overwhelming. A massage or body treatment? Hydrate or detoxify? From facials to steam baths, what’s not to love about a trip to the spa? It does the body and soul good to be mollycoddled. In recent years a new breed of spas and salons that cater especially for men have emerged where you can get a full body massage or a wet shave while watching football on a plasma screen TV. Get the scoop on some of the best places for men to feel revived in the capital of U.K- The Health Club at One Aldwych– London’s most exciting contemporary luxury hotel offers a blend of accommodation, dining, theatre, and personal training. The Health Club offers members a complete personal health and fitness service in a luxurious, contemporary environment. Having a holistic approach to well-being, a range of massage and reflexology treatments, including deep tissue and sports massage, plays a fundamental role in the agenda. To make use of the pool and well-appointed gym you have to be a member – day membership costs £30($55). One-hour athletic massage for £70($130) is part of their special ‘menu’ of treatments just for men. Combining science and nature they deliver a rejuvenating and anti-aging skincare experience.

Welcome to Gentlemen’s Tonic- Comfortable and stylish, personal service reassuringly masculine, Gentlemen’s Tonic is a unique establishment in the heart of Mayfair that offers the modern man a traditional barbershop and a variety of lifestyle and grooming services. The name Gentlemen’s Tonic has been chosen to reflect two aspects of the business: Gentlemen’s tonic indicates that the business is dedicated exclusively to the needs of men and Tonic signifies the restorative properties of the experience.
Gentlemen’s Tonic is the perfect antidote to the rigors and stresses of the outside world. Paying £28($52) for a shave and £45($83) for a 45-minute Swedish massage, clients experience the highest level of dedicated care and attention.
Richard Ward Metrospa– Richard has cultivated a specialist team renowned for their outstanding technical knowledge and creative abilities, combining a unique personal service with an extraordinary wealth of experience. Well-known for his signature innovative yet wearable couture hair, Richard pulls off distinction between a spa and a Metrospa. £65($120) for 45 minutes of aroma therapeutic heaven and £28 ($52) for a manicure is a lavish indulgence.
The Spa Studio, The Lanesborough
The Refinery, Bishopsgate

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