Monthly Archives: June 2018

  • Spa of the Month: Cowshed Barcelona

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    No trip to Soho House Barcelona is complete without a trip downstairs to the Cowshed spa.  Based on a traditional Spanish pharmacy, with typical Catalan vaulted ceilings and glazed tiles, the space features a tranquil pool, four treatment rooms, and our signature comfy mani/pedi chairs. Manager Helena Bosch explains what makes her particular Cowshed so special...

    'I’m half Dutch and half Spanish and I’ve been working the hotel industry for 13 years, with four of those in spas and wellness. I love living in Barcelona, going to the gym and exploring new restaurants in the city.

    Our spa has the most beautiful indoor pool with a traditional Catalan ceiling and a very peaceful atmosphere. Our most popular treatment is the Cowshed Moody Massage and our most popular product is Cow Pit deodorant. What makes Cowshed different to other spas is the approach we take to our clients. We are very friendly, familiar with and close to our guests. We like calling our guests by their names and offering them tailor made treatments.'

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  • Tried & Tested: Olivia Davies reviews the Cowshed Mani

    After two and a half years as Fashion Editor for the Dutch edition of L'Officiel, Olivia Davies recently swapped picture perfect Amsterdam for London where she is working freelance across editorial and production projects whilst enjoying a resurgent love affair with London life; starting with some R&R at Cowshed.

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    'Having torn through frantic Shoreditch on my childhood mountain bike, one working brake (front, so handlebar trajectory impending) and apparently the only cyclist succumbing to safety over style on this scorching Saturday morning, you might deem my arrival at the salon somewhat flustered. Now calm and composed having ditched the helmet, I saunter smugly into the refined oasis of Cowshed for my first visit.

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  • Tried and Tested: Our New Bespoke Body Treatment

    We sent Grazia Beauty Editor Hannah Coates to try out our new bespoke body treatment. Here's her verdict.

    'There’s very few of us nowadays who aren’t feeling constantly stressed with tense shoulders, rigid backs and clenched fists to match. With very little respite day to day, sometimes it’s essential to put time aside, book in for a treatment and totally let the world go – scheduled relaxation really can work and I found it at Destination Relaxation, Cowshed. And luckily for me, the new Bespoke Body Treatment was on the menu.

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