It's no secret that Jerusalem is an exciting city. It's a characteristic that draws tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world every year, many of who spend anywhere from 3 days to an entire week just in Jerusalem because there is so much to do and see.
That said, it can all get a bit hectic and even overwhelming, and you might need a little bit of a vacation from your vacation. Luckily, many of the city's best hotels are equipped with oases of tranquility -- the spa area!
So for those of you who are looking for an extra bit of rest and relaxation while you're in Jerusalem, check out the city's best spa hotels. Even if you aren't staying at one of these luxury hotels, most offer day packages to the spa.
Top 6 Spa Hotels in Jerusalem
Yehuda HotelPhotograph: Ola and Pavel Photography
Hotel Yehuda is a boutique hotel located in the pastoral area of the Jerusalem Mountains, providing guests with everything they need and beyond.
The Yehuda Hotel also provides its guests with a pampering spa overlooking the magical views of the natural grove of Jerusalem, which you can enjoy from the vast pool facing green hills and breathtaking views. Take some “me” time in a space with an innovative design inspired by the Zen theory, with a luxurious atmosphere and a great selection of treatments. Much thought has been put into the design and planning of the place with the purpose of enhancing the holistic experience. The spa's professional and experienced staff will provide you with personal care and close accompaniment, from the moment of your arrival and throughout your stay.
Where: Yehuda Hotel, Derech Haim A. Kulits 1, Jerusalem.
Inbal Jerusalem HotelPhoto: Inbal Jerusalem Hotel
Inbal Hotel is a 5-star hotel offering everything you need for a fun and relaxing spa vacation. The atmosphere is luxurious, the guestrooms are elegant, and the location is central and extremely convenient. However, the most important part of it all is the Inbal Hotel Spa & Fitness Center.
The hotel's spa and fitness center offers traditional massages alongside new and alternative spa treatments. All treatments are done by professional and experienced therapists. You will also find a gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and a variety of classes that will keep you in shape during your vacation. If you are more into swimming, there is a semi-Olympic swimming pool in the hotel – the perfect way to end your spa day!
Where: Inbal Hotel, Jabotinsky 3, Jerusalem
Cramim Resort & SpaCramim Resort & Spa is one of the most luxurious hotels in the country, combining all the finer things -- elegant dining, amazing wines, beautiful views and a sprawling, lavish spa facility.
The spa is equipped with indoor and outdoor pools, 21 treatment rooms, wet and dry spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, Jacuzzi, Turkish bathhouse, solarium and more.
You're also welcome to wine and dine as part of your visit.
Where: Cramim Hotel Resort & Spa, Kibbutz Kiryat Anavim, Israel
Mamilla HotelPhoto: Amit Giron/Mamilla Hotel
Featuring a Turkish bathhouse, Watsu pool, numerous treatment rooms, a knowledgeable and dedicated staff and much more, you'll be hard-pressed to find a higher standard of luxurious rest and relaxation anywhere in the world.
Where: Mamilla Hotel, 11 Shlomo ha-Melekh Street, Jerusalem
David Citadel HotelPhoto: Amit Giron/David Citadel Hotel
Designed to host diplomats, celebrities and visiting foreign dignitaries, the David Citadel Hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in the city, featuring exquisite design, top-notch guest services, amenities and facilities, including the 500-square meter David Citadel Spa.
With 10 treatment rooms, a wet and dry sauna, tranquil relaxation area, the spa offers a long list of massages and treatments performed by trained therapists, including Reiki, reflexology, Ayurveda and Avianga, deep tissue massage, Shiatsu along with nourishing peels and body wraps.
Where: David Citadel Hotel, 7 King David Street, Jerusalem
Dan Jerusalem Hotel SpaSleek and modern, while still maintaining its charm, the Dan Jerusalem Hotel offers the familiar high-level hospitality of Dan Hotels, one of Israel's premiere hotel chains, with a personal touch.
The hotel spa embodies this characteristic with an attentive and friendly staff, a variety of treatment rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, relaxation area with a sun terrace and more that will leave you with an unrivaled sense of tranquility and satisfaction.
Where: Dan Jerusalem Hotel, 32 Lehi St, Jerusalem