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Spa by Clarins, do take care of yourself

Located on the first floor of hotel***** Wellington, the Max Wellness Club - spa by Clarins just got totally refurbished.

Wooden and grey decor, two Sport & Pilates rooms, a sauna, Turkish bath + jacuzzi and 7 care cabins just waiting to take care of you. A massage specialist will pamper you for over an hour, happily adapting the treatment Anti Edad Luminosidad Vital Clarins according to your wishes

Diagnosis, make-up removal, scrubbing, hydrating mark and last but not least, divine massages (neck, shoulders, hands and feet) will contribute to your absolute relaxation...


Get primped for summer at Lara's Lifestyle

Spring is here, which means summer is right around the corner. Beauty salon Lara's Lifestyle has some quality offers to get you ready for the upcoming months out in the sun:

A keratin-based and formalin-free treatment for your hair - an in-depth care that guarantees long-lasting smooth, frizz-free hair easy for disentangling and active protection from the elements.   

Get ready for tanning and with the skin treatment "ducha bronceadora" - a sugarcane treatment applied to the entire body. Benefits of sugarcane comes from its source of vitamin E, which activates melanin and colours your skin. 

The salon is also offering a new service called "Beauty on Demand". While your hair or hands are being attended to, for just 15 euros more you will receive a face treatment - a tourmaline peeling that will energise and enlighten your skin, followed by an essential oil massage (about 15 minutes). It's that little extra favor to yourself that will make you feel like a whole new person.

Hurry up and make your appointment today!

Lara's Lifestyle Salón & Spa

Lara's Lifestyle Salón & Spa is a very nice salon specializing in the use of Aveda products and techniques. All facials or massages are performed by hand to relief pressure in your face and body and to restore a better flow of energy.

They also have manicures and pedicures and waxing services using Aveda plant-wax.

After treatments you can buy Aveda products in the corner shop they have.

An incredible place!


The Lab Room

The Lab Room is the ideal place for an eyebrow wax, manicure or an express makeup. The Lab Room Beauty Collection cosmetics line, launched by Mónica Ceno Elie Joseph in April 2007, is growing with a candle and perfume range. All these products are intended to recreate the spa experience at home.


Elysium Spa

If you are passionate about natural methods of achieving beauty you will be delighted to discover the Elysium Spa. It offers treatments based on the Indian Ayurvedic treatments. Try the exotic herbal facial called Gotu kola and Indian asparagus. It is recommended for mature skins, as they contain herbs with high concentration levels that can inhibit the oxidation of the skin, giving it firmness, elasticity and hydration.


Carmen Navarro

A “must” within the Madrid beauty care world. As well as the usual beauty treatments, they offer “cosmic massages” that are definitely out of this world. Rates are between € 60 and € 100 per treatment.


Hammam al andalus

If you like Turkish baths, this is the place for you. A beautifully decorated hammam with 3 baths at different temperatures and a steam room. Sessions last 11/2 hours (massages are available).  Speaking is forbidden, so it’s better not to go in a big group.


Nail’s Secret, a luminous New York style salon

A luminous New York style salon, with jazz music in the background and the latest fashions in pedicures and manicures. You can also enjoy a shoulder massage but best of all you can book the salon for a private morning girly party.