Looking for a great day spa to pamper yourself in the Washington, DC area? Spas have grown in popularity in recent years and offer a wide range of services including massage, facials, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, skin treatments and much more. Find here the top day spas in the Washington, DC area including a few in the nearby suburbs of Maryland and Virginia. (Listed in Alphabetical Order)
Aura Spa - Five locations: City Vista: (202) 289-8432, Metropole (202) 588-5557, Renaissance Hotel: (202) 742-1940, U Street (202) 232-6620, The Yards: (202) 554-0444.
The day spas offer a wide variety of services including therapeutic massage, clinical and organic facials, and gentle waxing.
Aveda Environmental Lifestyle Salon & Spa - 4807 Bethesda Ave. Bethesda, MD (301) 652-1610. Aveda Salon offers hair and nail care, waxing, makeup, lashes, and brow care. The spa offers facials, exfoliation and other body treatments, massages, and hand and feet treatments. The company’s goal is to ensure privacy and comfort as a therapist will complete an overview of the procedures.
Bluemercury - 3059 M St. NW Washington, DC (Georgetown) (202) 965-1300 and 1619 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC (Dupont Circle) (202) 462-1300. Bluemercury provides traditional spa services such as facials, brow styling, face and body waxing, microdermabrasion, makeup application, body massage, hot rock massage, and combo packages. For your comfort, you may request a male or female therapist.
Bluemercury’s therapists are highly trained to be sensitive to your comfort and modesty.
Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon & Spa - Seven locations in the Washington, DC area: Downtown, DC, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Arlington, Reston, Fairfax, and Vienna. (800) 99-ARDEN. The salon and spa offer body treatments, body scrubs, body wraps, a variety of massage treatments, facials and microdermabrasion, hair, makeup, nails, and waxing.
Bridal and special occasion packages are available as well as services distinctively designed for men.
Fountains Day Spa - 422 South Washington St. Alexandria, VA (703)-549-1990. Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Fountains Day Spa offers a place of refuge and peace. The spa is one of the first in Northern Virginia and offers skin care, facial, massage, and body wrap therapies. They also offer waxing services and have a unique staff who speak English, Spanish, Russian, and Swahili.
Hela Spa -3209 M Street NW Washington, DC (866) 870-7103. Located in the heart of Georgetown, Hela offers traditional spa treatments as well as customized medical aesthetics including injectables, IPL photo facial, laser hair removal, Asclera leg vein treatment, vitamin B-12, botox for underarm sweating, and more.
INARI Salon & Spa - 1425 K Street, NW Washington, DC (202) 898-6350. The salon provides hair styling, hair coloring, nail and skin care services with specialization in Schwarzkopf color, Japanese straightening, Brazilian keratin treatment, Great Lengths hair extensions, and Xtreme Lashes.
Mandarin Oriental - 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC (202) 787 6100. With a zen-like ambiance, located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the spa is an oasis of holistic therapy for the body, mind, and spirit.
The spa offers a variety of over 10 treatments and therapies from around the world. Spa programs include a full day or half-day of access to the fitness center, swimming pool, and heat and water experience.
Natural Body Day Spa & Shoppe - 1083 Seven Locks Rd. Potomac, MD (301) 610-5004 and
4100 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA (703) 243-4015. The spa provides body therapies, facials, hands and feet treatments, massages, waxing services, and combo packages. Natural Body prides itself in using a natural approach to massage, aesthetic and anti-aging treatments, and organic products.
Nusta Spa - 1129 20th Street NW Washington DC (202) 530-5700. Nusta is a leader in sustainable design including a nature-inspired menu of face, body, and nail treatments. Nusta is the first LEED certified spa in the world and includes a dedicated nail suite, two spa lounges, and nine treatment rooms.
Relâche Spa - Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, MD (301) 965-4400. Located inside the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Relache Spa offers a variety of treatments including facials, manicures/pedicures, massage therapies, body therapies, hair removal and combo packs. The salon offers hand and foot therapies, nail enhancements, makeup services, hairstyling, and children’s services.
Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner Day Spa -1700 Tysons Blvd. McLean, VA (703) 506-4300, Ext.7300. Offering a luxurious and calming atmosphere, The Day Spa at the Ritz-Carlton offers guests with treatments designed to rejuvenate the body, mind, and spirit. Massage therapies, body treatments, skin care as well as a fitness center, indoor pool, personal training sessions, steam rooms and saunas are offered at the spa. Hair removal, makeup, manicures/pedicures, gentlemen treatments, and seasonal treatments are also available.
Serenity Day Spa - Three locations: 4000 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 362-2560 and 209 Madison Street Alexandria, VA (703) 549-9212 and 13037 Worldgate Drive Herndon VA (703) 709-6596. With a resort-like spa atmosphere, you can choose from luxurious treatments and packages including massage therapy, facials, manicures/pedicures, waxing and hair design, and other med-spa services.
Unwind Wellness Center - Two locations: 1990 18th St NW Washington, DC (202) 232-2232 and 1054 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC (202) 333-3334. Enjoy signature massage, acupuncture and wellness services plus body wraps, eyebrow design and more.