Dotted across Seattle are a wide number of warm and welcoming day spas that invite clients seeking a spot of indulgent pampering.
Surrounded by water, mountains, evergreen forests, and thousands of acres of verdant parkland, Washington State’s largest city delivers a veritable feast for the senses. And what better way to gain some respite from this sensory cacophony than a trip to a luxurious spa? There are a wide number of spas dotted across the city that are open to day guests as well as fully paid-up members – here are 5 of the best.
Spavia Day Spa
Located in Greenlake Village, a peaceful neighbourhood in north central Seattle, Spavia translates as ‘via’ in many languages, meaning route or pathway, and was chosen by the spa’s founders as it represented the journey to wellness. The s[a specially customises their services for each guest, from massage intensity to exfoliation techniques during facials and body scrubs. Each client’s ‘journey’ to relaxation includes resort-like amenities such as plush robes, sandals, warmed aromatherapy neck pillows, and relaxing retreat rooms, all helping to create the perfect day spa experience. First visit offers are available starting at $99.
Groupon currently offers discounts of up to 47% on treatments at this day spa. They also offer reductions for many other Seattle spas. Check Groupon.com.
Penelope & The Beauty Bar
Housed inside the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, this spa’s team of technicians oversees an extensive suite of traditional and med-spa treatments. From microcurrent technology to marine extracts, the staff undertake effective regimens to smooth silhouettes affected by blemishes or cellulite. Customers can relax while these expert therapists perform pampering massage treatments aimed at alleviating tension and loosening muscles. Their menu of day spa services also includes hair removal, hair care, makeup, detoxifying solutions and hydro-facials.
Frenchy’s Day Spa
Situated in the Madison Park neighbourhood of Seattle, Washington, just moments from Capitol Hill, the University of Washington, Downtown Seattle, and Bellevue, this award-winning spa has been a favourite pampering haunt with locals for over two decades. Their signature Lulu Manicure and Pedicure has received widespread acclaim, along with their decadent facials and relaxing massages, all administered by an expertly trained team of aestheticians, therapists, nail technicians, and makeup artists. Frenchy’s also carries several prestigious skin care, fragrance, and hair care lines.
Kate’s Day Spa
Always open for walk-in appointments, Kate’s Day Spa offers a wide range of treatments to discerning day clients. Clear up your clogged pores and blackheads with a replenishing facial, improve the health of your skin with a professional skin care treatment, get a snazzy hair cut, or treat yourself to a pedicure or manicure. Other services include massages, waxing, and more – all at affordable prices. For visitors arriving in their own transport, a parking garage is located nearby, or you’ll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle.
Head To Toe Day Spa
Nestled in the Historic Admiral District of West Seattle, this intimate neighbourhood gem has been drawing clients in their droves since opening their doors in 2001. Providing innovative skin care solutions, restorative massage and body services and a completely private, personalised nail care experience, the spa serves not only the local community, but clients from all over Washington and those visiting from afar. Massage therapists customise each service to bring clients back to a state of physical and mental well-being using a multitude of traditional massage techniques and alternative add-ons such as cupping, hot stones and CBD therapy.