Best Day Spa, North in Boston




Even if you have only 30 minutes to spend at Pyara, you’ll reap the relaxing benefits: Nosh on dark chocolate and sip a calming tea while your therapist prepares a…Read More

2012 Best Day Spa, North

Maison Esthetique


This place is a day spa in the truest sense of the word—no blow dryers whining in the next room or barking personal trainers to disrupt the tranquility. Instead, the…Read More

2011 Best Day Spa, North

Pyara Spa and Salon


In a land of office parks, Pyara is quite the oasis: a serene sanctuary where the only to-do lists include hot stone massages, Ayurvedic shirodhara treatments, and invigorating Vichy showers….Read More

2009 Best Day Spa, North



The full name is ‘Dayle’s European Skin Care and Day Spa,’ yet ‘Dayle’s’ captures the friendly essence of this little gem, founded in ’84 by Elizabeth Grady alum Dayle Ciampa….Read More

2008 Best Day Spa, North



Paying someone just to hand you towels (Mariah) or perfume your path with gardenia (J.Lo) is a bit whoa!crazy. Still, Hollywood divas, with their creamy complexion and velvety skin, are…Read More

2007 Best Day Spa, North

Alexander’s Spa and Salon


Near the entrance of this winsome little spa is a spotlighted chair emblazoned with “Maria Lekkakos” in bold script. Diva alert? Hardly. When the petite former Miss Massachusetts bustles into…Read More

2006 Best Day Spa, North

Andrew Michaels


A world apart from its strip mall brethren, the Andrew Michaels spa—situated among the white-brick columns of the old Salem public library—earns devotees with such enticing body treatments as the…Read More

2005 Best Day Spa, North

Maison Esthetique Christiane Bourque Spa


Christiane Bourque, wife of former Bruin Ray, has created a European-style spa with lovely little touches (perfumed sachets in every locker) and heavenly big ones (heated massage tables). The private…Read More

2004 Best Day Spa, North

Andrew Michaels


Who needs the attitude and frenzy of Newbury Street when you can escape to this drop-dead-gorgeous sanctuary? The top two floors of the spectacularly renovated onetime public library form a…Read More

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