A strong belief in the power of touch and the use of absolute essential oils
Haven of tranquility, a place to escape the stresses and strains of urban living


AlumierMD VIP Launch Evening – Thursday 6th April 2017

AlumierMD VIP Launch Evening at City RetreatOn Thursday 6th April we will be hosting a VIP Launch Evening, from 5-8pm at our beautiful salon in Jesmond. We’ll be launching our new range of medical grade treatments and products from AlumierMD and we’d love for you to join us for the evening.

Enjoy canapes and cocktails while we hold a workshop and demonstration on all the ‘how to’s’ around skincare. How to care for your skin, how to exfoliate and cleanse. How to often and which products to use too. More information can be found here about the evening.


Tickets are £10 each, but fully redeemable against any AlumierMD products on treatments purchased on  the evening. To book, call us on 0191 281 9222.

Beauty Salon of the Year Four Rooms or More small

We won!!! On Sunday 26th February 2017 we were awarded Best British Beauty Salon (with four rooms or more) 2017 and Employer of the Year 2017!

We’re over the moon to have received not one, but two amazing awards within the beauty industry! Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us. You can read more here.


Join us for our 12th Birthday Celebrations on Thursday 24th November 2016, 5.30pm – 8.30pm.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly and peruse over this years fabulous Christmas Gifts that we have available. There will be free mini taster treatments on the night, including Hot Stone Massage and Mini Manicures.

Demonstrations will include:

SHR Superfast Pain Free Hair Removal
High Definition Brows Make Over
The CACI Non Surgical Ultimate Facial
Hot Stone Massage
Vita Liberata Organic Tanning

Offers on the night will include:

3 for 2 on BIOTEC Facials
£10 off High Definition Brow Treatment
£75 off a course of CACI Non Surgical Facial Treatments
3 for 2 on Spray Tans
Receive up to 20% off and a free gift with any Christmas Gift Collections purchased on the evening.

Tickets are £10 each, but fully redeemable against any products purchased or treatments booked on the evening.

Numbers are limited so please book now to avoid disappointment. Telephone 0191 281 9222.

For more information, click here. 

Living North Awards FinalistWe’re pleased to announce we’ve been shortlisted for the Health and Beauty Award as part of the Living North Awards 2016. The awards ceremony is taking place on Friday 25th November 2016 so please keep your fingers and toes crossed for us.

St Nicholas Cathedral makes for a dramatic backdrop and a truly wonderful atmosphere for the awards ceremony. We’ll certainly be getting our posh frocks out again!



Professional Beauty Regional Awards Logo

We won!!! On Sunday 18th September 2016 we were crowned Best Beauty Salon 2016: North East! We’re so happy and over the moon to have received such a prestigious award within the beauty industry.


City Retreat - Best Beauty Salon: North East 2016

NEW Super Hair Removal Launch Event. Image of the Hair No More - Hair Removal logo

Utilising the latest evolution in Laser & IPL technologies, S.H.R is the latest method for the removal of unwanted hair, superfast, safe and pain free. A hair no more treatment can be performed on all skin types. The S.H.R technology of low energy pulses allows for the successful treatment in both dark and fair skin types alike; even tanned skin. Suitable for both women and men, hair no more is the answer!

NOW AVAILABLE! Call us now to arrange a free patch test. 

Join us for our Summer Garden Party on Summer Garden Party at City RetreatFriday 8th July 2016, 5.30pm – 8.30pm.

Enjoy a glass of bubbly, a complimentary massage and a free goodie bag for every guest.
We’re going to have some amazing prize draws on the night, along with free mini taster treatments and demonstrations.

We will be launching our NEW VIP Membership Scheme – more information about this can be found here. 

Tickets are £10 per person and are fully redeemable against any treatment booked or product purchased on the evening.

To purchase a ticket, please ring Louise on 0191 281 9222.

Exciting news for City Retreat:

Professional Beauty 2016 Finalist AwardsCity Retreat has become 1 of 5 Finalists throughout the UK for Best British Beauty Salon (with 4 rooms or more) 2016 at the British Professional Beauty and World Spa Awards 2016. We’ve also been shortlisted for Employer of the Year 2016 too. We’re all excited to be heading to the bright lights of London for the glamorous evening awards ceremony at The Brewery, in London on Sunday 28th February. We’ll have to get our posh frocks out! Wish us luck!!


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The address of our new salon is: 48 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2AL.

It’s our 11th Birthday Party and Open Evening!
You’re invited to our 11th Birthday Party and Open Evening at our luxury Jesmond Spa on Thursday 12th November, 5.30pm – 8.30pm. We’re going to have some amazing prize draws on the night, along with free mini taster treatments and demonstrations. And since it’s our 11th Birthday, there’s the chance to win one of three Elemis BIOTEC Facials, drawn eleven minutes past each hour.

Tickets are £5 per ticket and all proceeds from the evening are going to The Stroke Association. You can purchase your tickets in salon, over the telephone (0191 281 9222) or you can donate your £5 per ticket required to our JustGiving page for out Nightfall Zip Slide for The Stroke Association.

Christmas Shopping Extravanganza
Friday 11th December – Sunday 13th December 2015

Why not pop in over the weekend for a Baileys and a Mince Pie or Christmas Stollen. Our team will be on hand to help you choose the perfect Christmas Gifts for those special people in your life.

We will be celebrating in style this weekend and will have some special offers available to you on all of our gift collections. So why not call in, enjoy a ‘wee tipple’ with us and get Your Christmas ‘All Wrapped Up’.