Bluewater Spa

Our spa facilities include an 18m indoor swimming pool with sun loungers, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, six spa treatment rooms (including four doubles), a fully equipped gym and a stunning relaxation lounge.

Named after its magnificent azure blue swimming pool, Bluewater Spa Bournemouth is the perfect place to escape life’s stresses and unwind with a luxurious spa treatment. A mobile-free zone, our spa is designed with relaxation in mind, and that’s exactly how you’ll feel following a visit.

As well as being FREE for all hotel guests, Bluewater Spa Bournemouth also offers a spa and gym membership for local residents in the Bournemouth area. We’re ideally located too, just a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre and a few minutes from the beach.


Bluewater Spa Features

  • 18m indoor swimming pool with sun loungers, heated to 28°C
  • Jacuzzi, heated to 37°C
  • Double sauna with discreet lighting for a relaxed atmosphere
  • Eucalyptus infused steam room with mood lighting
  • Air-conditioned gym with cardio-vascular equipment, weight machines and free-weights
  • Changing rooms with lockers and showers
  • Four spa treatment rooms, including two double rooms
  • Luxurious relaxation lounge

Frequently asked questions

What are the opening times of the spa/gym/swimming pool?

Bluewater Spa Bournemouth is open every day from 7am-8pm. Spa treatments are available every day from 10am-6pm.

Are non-hotel guests able to use the gym/swimming pool?

You can become a member at our Bournemouth spa or pay for a day pass, charged at £30 per day for full use of the spa facilities, subject to availability. Or if you’re visiting for a spa treatment of 55 minutes or longer, then a day pass for the facilities will cost £20.

Are children allowed in the swimming pool?

From 12pm-6pm every day our swimming pool is unavailable for anyone under the age of 16. However, children staying as guests in the hotel are welcome to use the facilities at Bluewater Spa Bournemouth during all other times if they are accompanied by an adult. Children who are visiting with a day pass are welcome to use the swimming pool every day from 7am-12pm.

Do you have parking?

The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth has 66 parking spaces. FREE parking is available for anyone visiting to use the spa facilities, on a first come first served basis so cannot be guaranteed.

What is the depth of the swimming pool?

The swimming pool is 1.8m and 1.2m at its lowest.

Is Bluewater Spa accessible for disabled visitors?

We do have a lift to take you down to the spa, but unfortunately the spa area isn’t suitable for wheelchairs.

Am I able to exclusively hire out the swimming pool for an event?

Unfortunately this isn’t something that we’re able to accommodate as we give our Bluewater Spa members access to the pool during all opening hours.

I’m visiting for a spa treatment, where do I go?

Please head to our main hotel reception and they’ll tell you where you need to go for your spa treatment.

When should I arrive for my spa treatment?

We recommend arriving 15 minutes before your spa treatment, so that you can relax and fill out your consultation card. We’d hate to rush you! Late arrival will result in your spa treatment time being reduced.

What should I wear during my spa treatment?

We recommend wearing swimwear to your spa treatment.

Is the gym air-conditioned?


Do I need to bring my own towels to the swimming pool/gym?

If you are a guest, we will provide a towel. Bluewater Spa members should bring their own towels.

Do you offer a joint membership deal for couples/groups?

Yes, see our swimming pool and gym membership packages and prices.

Do you offer an off-peak membership package?

Yes, see our swimming pool and gym membership packages and prices.

If I have a voucher for the spa, can I just turn up or should I book first?

You’ll need to book first, please get in touch via our online enquiry form or by calling Bluewater Spa Bournemouth on 01202 209104 from 9.30am – 5.30pm.

Can I get membership just for the gym (excluding the swimming pool)?

Unfortunately this isn’t possible, all of our Bluewater Spa membership packages are for both the swimming pool and gym.

Do I have to book a day pass in advance or can I just turn up?

A day pass for Bluewater Spa Bournemouth can be booked on the day. We recommend calling us before travelling on 01202 209104 between 9.30am – 5.30pm to check whether we have capacity to fit you in that day.

Are there lockers available in your swimming pool/gym?

Yes, Bluewater Spa Bournemouth has plenty of lockers (you will need a pound coin for these, which gets returned).

Are you able to arrange a bottle of wine / prosecco / champagne for us to drink in the spa?

Unfortunately this isn’t possible as we don’t allow any glass within the spa area.

What age do you need to be for a spa treatment?

Guests must be aged 18 and over to join us for one of our spa treatments.

When can I visit you to view the facilities?

Our friendly spa team would love to give you a guided tour of the facilities and answer any questions that you may have. Book a tour.

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Bluewater Spa
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel and Spa
30 West Hill Road, Bournemouth,
Dorset, BH2 5PH

We’re just a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre and a few minutes from the beach. Five miles east of Poole and 33 miles from Southampton.

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