Laurels
Best Day Spas in
Washington
2017

Why These Day Spas?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored day spas on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best day spas in Washington DC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Aura Spa

Aura Spa is a day spa studio with five locations in Washington that offers an array of therapeutic and relaxing spa services customized to busy lifestyles. The team has experience in clinical and anti-aging facial treatments, therapeutic massages, detoxifying body treatments, and waxing services. The studio's custom package VIDA Express includes a massage, a marine pedicure scrub, and an organic facial, and costs $195.

Washington, DC(202) 289-8432

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Callione Day Spa

Callione Day Spa is an organic juice and day spa in College Park that specializes in slimming body wraps, facials, massage, body scrubs, and waxing. The spa offers a unique cleansing program combining nutritious raw juice with spa treatments for clients who want to lose weight and detox their bodies. The team of experts also provides military body wrap services to clients who need to meet their physical test requirements, and active military personnel receive a 20% discount from the Advanced Inch-loss service.

College Park, MD(301) 494-7600

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Celadon

Celadon is a full-service day spa for men and women that offers a menu of services including hair, skin, nail, and body treatments in Washington. The team's work has been featured in style publications like Allure, Lucky, Washingtonian, and DC Style. Clients who purchase gift cards have the option to print or email them immediately.

Washington, DC(202) 347-3333

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Elysee Med Spa

Elysee Med Spa is a day spa in McLean that specializes in a series of innovative and restorative treatments combining non-invasive medical grade procedures with clinically proven skin rejuvenation therapies. The team of experts provides a 45-minute complimentary consultation to clients, giving them a tour of the facility and advising them on a customized treatment plan that fits best their skin type and treatment goals.

McLean, VA(703) 281-3000

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Hela Medical Spa

Hela Medical Spa is a doctor-owned and operated day spa studio in Washington that has provided customized skin care and body contouring for more than a decade. The spa center hosts private events, birthday parties, and other spa gatherings, day or night. The studio works Monday to Sunday, and the service menu includes facials, peels, injectables, lasers, massages, micro needling, hair rejuvenation, and more.

Washington, DC(202) 333-4445

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INARI Salon and Spa

INARI Salon & Spa offers complete hair styling and coloring, waxing, nail, and skin care services in Washington. The specialties of the stylists are Brazilian and Japanese straightening, hair extensions, and eyelash extensions. The esthetician in the team has more than 20 years of experience in skin care and recommends facial treatments that are best suited for the client’s skin type. She is also a permanent makeup artist and has served American Idol winners and other prominent national figures in Washington.

Washington, DC(202) 898-6350

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Nirvana Reflexology Spa

Nirvana Reflexology Spa is a group of certified reflexologists experienced in locating stress points and relieving ailments for customers in Gaithersburg and Arlington. Reflexology is believed to cure common symptoms of anxiety, stress, tension, fatigue, and more, and the team of experts combines natural herbs with special foot rub techniques to detoxify the body's systems. A typical session begins by cleansing the feet with warm tea bath, while the reflexologist works on the neck, temples, and scalp. Then, reflex points on hands and feet are tended to, followed by stomach, arms, back, shoulders, and legs to complete the full-body treatment.

Gaithersburg, MD(240) 631-2655

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Nusta Spa

Nusta Spa is a day spa committed to advanced and results-oriented skin care in Washington. As the first LEED-certified spa in the world, Nusta offers a health and wellness center where nature and beauty converge, and where the team is proud to have been caring for the environment for over 10 years. Services include natural therapies like facials, massages, body treatments, nail care, and hair removal.

Washington, DC(202) 530-5700

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Paris Alexander Day Spa

Paris Alexander Day Spa is a boutique full-service spa in Washington that offers steam therapy, reiki, reflexology, homeopathy, ear candling, dry brushing, castor oil treatment, and clinical aromatherapy. The spa center has been rated as one of the Best Places for Facials in DC by CBS DC. The team recommends an examination and skin analysis to guarantee clients choose the correct treatments that suit individual skin types. An express 30-minute facial costs $45, and the price for a teen 50-minute facial is $65.

Washington, DC(202) 466-8827

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Qi Image Spa

Qi Image Spa is a beauty and wellness center in Washington that offers a range of traditional spa services and advanced aesthetic treatments like laser rejuvenation, permanent hair removal, and body slimming. The staff includes professional massage therapists, laser technicians, and board-licensed skin care experts with over 10 years of experience. The center also specializes in body slimming, body contouring, and non-invasive stretch mark reduction treatments.

Washington, DC(202) 333-6344

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Salon Jean & Day Spa

Salon Jean & Day Spa is a full-service hair salon in Cabin John that offers hair styling and coloring, extensions, natural highlights, massages, Brazilian Blowouts, Keratin straightening, waxing, makeup application, and body treatments. Clients can choose from special services like foot detox, teeth whitening, and Kerastase treatment. Customers have said that Salon Jean is a place where they can enjoy a clean, comfortable salon and that the staff really understands the importance of a customer's time.

Cabin John, MD(301) 320-5326

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Serenity Zone Med Spa

Serenity Zone Med Spa has been providing a variety of spa experiences in Olney for nearly 10 years. The team of experts offers advanced cosmetic medical treatments, safely transforming fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, scarring, and other imperfections into rejuvenated skin. The President of the studio has received her training in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where her studies included coaching with the health experts Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Deepak Chopra.

Olney, MD(301) 570-6245

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Skin Beauty Bar

Skin Beauty Bar is a boutique spa in Washington that offers facials, waxing, body treatments, airbrush tanning, eyebrow and eyelash tint, eyelash extensions, and more. A 50-minute facial treatment starts at $115, and for that amount clients can choose from a menu of soothing, deep-cleansing, anti-aging, acne, “expecting mommy,” or skin beauty custom treatments. Spa parties are available for up to 40 guests, and pricing depends on the services booked and the number of guests.

Washington, DC(202) 543-6993

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Spa on the Hill

Spa on the Hill is an urban refuge in the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington that offers traditional massages, pregnancy massages, signature treatments, facials, and hair removal services. The therapists advise women that massages can help facilitate the conception process, all phases of the childbearing year, the induction, and postnatal period. The wellness center offers classes, support groups, and references for prenatal and family service specialists.

Washington, DC(202) 543-5950

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Sugar House Day Spa and Salon

Sugar House Day Spa and Salon is a full-service relaxing spa and salon located in an early 19th century home in Alexandria that was once part of a sugar refinery. The service menu includes hairstyling, skin care, waxing, nails, body treatments, massage therapy, makeup application, microdermabrasion, and more. The team accommodates small to mid-size groups for special events with at least six to eight weeks notice, and designates a coordinator to assist the planning process.

Alexandria, VA(703) 549-9940

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Tea Spa

Tea Spa has been serving customers in Silver Spring and the surrounding area since 2010 and has recently opened a wellness center in Gaithersburg. The services include massage, facial, waxing, body treatment, and infrared sauna. The studio won third place for Best of Montgomery in the Spa category as voted by the readers of The Gazette in 2014.

Silver Spring, MD(301) 942-1222

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The Fountains Day Spa

The Fountains Day Spa is the first spa center in Alexandria and has been voted Top Day Spa multiple times. The owner has received her training in England and France and has studied ancient holistic treatments, the use of essential oils, and the power of mind-body connection. The studio offers facials, body treatments, massages, and waxing, and the team therapists and estheticians take pride in their uniformed training, which allows them to give the same treatments to all clients.

Alexandria, VA(703) 549-1990

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Toka Salon & Day Spa

Toka Salon & Day Spa is a full-service day spa with four locations in Washington that offers a variety of high-end hairstyling, manicure and pedicure, facials, massages, body treatments, waxing or electrolysis services, and professional makeup application. The founder, who was featured in The Financial Times in 2008, left his native Istanbul in the 90’s and opened his flagship salon in 1997. The Vogue Style Guide said that he "put himself on the national map when he became Laura Bush’s go-to stylist for cut and color.”

Washington, DC(202) 333-5133

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