Whipping winds and frigid temperatures are common here in D.C., which can mean dry, cracked, and itchy skin for many of us. But winter weather doesn’t have to be the reason for your skin’s discontent. Take a look at this list of our top picks for Luxury Spas in the area to keep your skin looking great, regardless of what the calendar says.
THE SPA AT THE FOUR SEASONS
2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
The Four Seasons is the Nation’s Capital only 5-star, 5-diamon hotel, so you know their spa treatment is going to be among the best in the city. Located near Georgetown and Capitol Hill, you’ll immerse yourself in the luxury and convenience of a chic, urban spa. As a guest in one of their eight treatment rooms, you’ll have your own private whirlpool and steam shower. Calm down and destress from your workday with offerings such as the Cherry Blossom Champagne treatment, the Pennsylvania Avenue Retreat massage, and the Four Seasons Gold and Diamond facial. With product lines such as Kate Somerville, Amala, and Carita Haute Beaute incorporate throughout the experience, you’re sure to leave feeling revitalized and invigorated.
MUSTARD SEED MASSAGE
1218 M Street, NW
Located in the chic and stylish neighborhood of Logan Circle we absolutely love the message of this spa: “health is wealth.” Those who take time out from their busy schedules for self-care know it is essential to our overall well-being. Specializing in a variety of luxury massages lasting as long as 120 minutes, the categories include: Deep Tissue, Swedish, as well as Stretching and Prenatal massage. You can also ask for special add-on treatments including aromatherapy and hot stones. Friends and partner massages classes are also available at this unique urban location.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL SPA
1330 Maryland Ave SW
Right near the waterfront, this stunning spa is among the most luxurious in the District. Be sure to give yourself enough time when you book your treatment to enjoy all that the spa has to offer including the plunge pool, fitness center, sauna and the crystal steam room. And if you book on a weekend, be sure to stay for their enjoyable afternoon tea. Regardless when you visit, you’ll leave feeling refreshed.
SPA AT THE RITZ CARLTON GEORGETOWN
3100 South Street NW
Positioned along a quiet and picturesque street in Georgetown, this full service spa offers everything from facials and waxing to massages. This winter you’ll want to take them up on the chocolate decadence facial and then come back again as the menu changes for Cherry Blossom season. This spa uses SEPA facial oils and premium spa products. On a nice day, head outside to enjoy a glass of wine on the patio. Relax and rejuvenate in this one-of-a-kind spa.
UNWIND WELLNESS CENTER
1900 18th St NW
Voted Best Massage in DC, this spa is a perfect option for your tired muscles and dry skin. Guests receive the highest level service with every elegant and luxurious experience. The tranquil environment offers aromatherapy, sensual lighting, and a beautiful backdrop to let stress fall to the wayside. Services include body wraps, waxing, acupuncture, facials, medial spa treatments, massages, and so much more. As one of the best med spas in the District, be sure not to skip your appointment here this winter.