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Whinfell Forest

Nestled on the edge of the stunning Lake District is the 4 Bubble rated Aqua Sana Whinfell Forest.

Tucked away amongst the picturesque landscapes of Whinfell Forest, just a short drive from Penrith, Kendal and Carlisle, is the award-winning Aqua Sana spa.

Discover 14 spa experiences inspired by ancient healing practices from across the globe, including a Tyrolean Sauna, Indian Blossom Steam Room and

Japanese Salt Steam Bath – all offering unique therapeutic benefits for your mind and body.

Plus, a wide range of spa and beauty treatments in one of our 15 treatment rooms, and a delicious menu in Vitalé Café Bar, you have everything you need for complete relaxation in the heart of the forest.

Looking to find us? Our postcode is CA10 2DW

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Unforgettable Spa Days at Whinfell Forest spa...

From £89 per person

Classic Spa Day

Our simple Spa Day is the perfect introduction to spa. If you want to relax and unwind, whilst discovering 14 different spa experiences, then this is the one for you.

From £59 per person

Twilight Spa

An evening spa escape is the perfect post-work pick-me-up. Relieve the stresses of the day with a quick burst of relaxation.

From £65 per person

Afternoon Tea for 2

Relax and unwind with an indulgent afternoon spa for two people with access to our spa from 2.30pm to 6.30pm and a delicous afternoon tea in our Vitale Café Bar. 

From £65 per person

Morning Escape for 2

Enjoy a morning spa escape for two people with access to 14 different spa experiences from 10am to 2pm and a delicous brunch served in our Vitale Café Bar.

From £149 per person

Elemis Pro-Glow Facial Spa Day for 2

Spend the day exploring our different spa experiences, all inspired by nature, then settle back and relax into your 50 minute Elemis Pro-Glow Resurfacing Facial.

From £119 per person

Soothe Your Soul Spa Day for 2

Take time from your busy schedule and escape to the forest for the day. You can explore 14 different spa experiences.


From £159 per person

Mind, Body & Sole Spa Day for 2

A wonderfully indulgent spa day to leave you feeling completely relaxed and rejuvenated. Spend a full day in the spa and enjoy a luxury treatment, the ultimate top to toe experience. 

From £89 per person

Recharging Twilight Escape for 2

The Recharging Twilight Escape is the perfect evening spa experience for those wanting a little time out to unwind and reset.

From £119 per person

Awaken Spa Day for 2

Imagine how you will feel after a day at Aqua Sana. Recharge your mind and body by escaping to the forest and exploring the multiple nature-inspired spa experiences.

From £159 per person

Natural Glow Spa Day

The perfect skin care spa day, exclusive to Aqua Sana. Spend the day exploring our nature-inspired spa experiences.

From £119 per person

Finishing Touches Spa Day for 2

Treat yourself to a day of rest and relaxation. Spend the day exploring 14 different spa experiences from heat therapy to deep relaxation, bubbling hydrotherapy to heated outdoor pools.

From £159 per person

Elemis Face and Body Recharge Spa Day for 2

Slip into your robe and start your day with refreshments in our Vitalé Café Bar, then take your time as you explore up to 14 different spa experiences.



Spa Days

Spend a full day or join us for just a few hours at Aqua Sana Whinfell Forest. You will have access to all 14 spa experiences, complimentary robe and towel hire, use of our luxury spa products and toiletries, and the chance to join our free Spa Wellbeing Sessions.

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Spa Breaks

Spend the night in one of our stylish Executive Apartments, nestled in the heart of the forest. Our Spa Breaks include two full days in the Aqua Sana spa, welcome refreshments, a delicious breakfast and lunch in Vitalé Café Bar, and an evening meal voucher that you can use at one of the nearby Center Parcs restaurants.

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Explore the spa

Discover 14 indoor and outdoor spa experiences taking inspiration from ancient healing traditions. Warm up in the atmospheric Balinese Multi-Steam Bath, experience the scents, colours and sounds in the Multi-Sensory Showers and let your mind drift away as you stroll through the Japanese Zen Garden.


Japanese Salt Steam Bath

salt steam with block of mineral in the middle

Balinese Multi-Steam Room

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Indian Blossom Steam Room

tiled experience room with elephant feature

Turkish Hammam

tiled experience room

Tyrolean Sauna

wooden sauna

Greek Herbal Bath

tiled experience room with bucket in the middle


Inside of a decorative Laconicum.

Outdoor Pool

Outdoor pool with surrounding decking where comfortable egg chairs are placed in front of a sign that reads 'Soak in the Forest'.

Multi-Sensory Showers

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Ice Fountain

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pool with jets and taps

Reflexology Footbaths

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Japanese Zen Garden

outdoor garden area with wooden bench

Outdoor Terrace

outdoor pool and terrace area


Don't miss out on the limited-time offer

Refreshing Summer Spa Day

A tasty Summer Fruits Pudding with a glass of Prosecco and access to the spa from 9am - 5pm | Prices from £79 per person

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Complement your Spa Day or Spa Break with an indulgent treatment. From detoxifying facials to exfoliating body scrubs, our experienced therapists use the finest luxury spa and beauty products to help you look and feel your very best.

ultimate back revival

Vitalé Café Bar

The perfect place to relax and refuel. Our bright and contemporary Vitalé Café Bar is directly accessible from within the spa, and serves up delicious and nutritious food and drink alongside indulgent desserts and sweet treats.

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Spa Days and Breaks in the Lake District, Cumbria | Aqua Sana


Treatment of the month

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ELEMIS Pro-Glow Smooth Facial

"Being able to see the guests reaction to the instant results from this facial is a great part of the job. ELEMIS is a firm favourite with guests who love their products and it's wonderful to perform their treatments."

Courtney Packer, Therapist at Longleat Forest

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Explore the map to familiarise yourself with the layout of our spa, including experience rooms, outdoor areas and treatment rooms. 

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Wellbeing Sessions

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Aqua Sana Boutique

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