Houston has plenty of day spas . How do you tell which spas are the best? These are my picks for the best day spas in Houston, ranging from super-luxe resort spa to more affordable neighborhood places to medical spas.
The Houstonian Hotel is a 280-room luxury hotel nestled on 18 wooded acres in the heart of Houston's Galleria ara, and its Trellis Spa in the city's most luxurious spa. The opulent 17,000 square foot Mediterranean-style resort spa has 19 treatment rooms, Jacuzzi, steam room and a balcony overlooking a lush landscape.
111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas. Tel. 800-378-4010 or 713-685-6790.
This intimate Asian-inspired day spa in Houston's Galleria area has six treatment rooms and authentic shoji screen doors. Therapies include seaweed-based body treatments, a Scent-Tao hot stone massage that uses essential oils, and ashiatsu, where the therapist holds onto bars and walks on your body.
1711 Post Oak Blvd. Houston, Texas. Tel. 713-627-0070
Located on Nordstrom's second floor in Houston's Galleria, this posh French '40s-inspired spa offers Ayurvedic treatments and Raindrop Therapy, where essential oils are drizzled throughout the massage with the purpose of bringing the body into alignment.
5192 Hildago Street, Houston, Texas. Tel 832-201-2750.
Tovas in Houston's Galleria district is best known for its hair salon and make-up services, but also offers facials, massage, waxing, microdermabrasion and seaweed body wraps.
1409 S. Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas. Tel 800-769-1414.
This 2,250-square-foot medical spa is under the same roof as the board-certified family medicine practitioner who owns it. It offers laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, medical microdermabrasion, and pharmaceutical-grade chemical peels. The medical director performs all injections of BOTOX®, Restylane, and mesotherapy and is always on-site. 12131 Westheimer Road Suite E Houston, Texas. 1-866-784-9495.