Best Day Spa, West in Boston

2013 Best Day Spa, West

Ardan Medspa + Salon

Wellesley

Even the most basic facial at this Wellesley medspa is top-notch. Descend the staircase to find a clean, modern oasis (glittering mosaic tiles and Ghost chairs in the waiting area)…Read More

2012 Best Day Spa, West

La Residencia Spa

Newton Upper Falls

Set in a homey Victorian manse, La Residencia is the antithesis of the typical spa: a comfortable place where massages, facials, and body treatments are offered with a spot of…Read More

2011 Best Day Spa, West

La Residencia Spa

Newton Upper Falls

You could go to one of those fancy spas with the stark furniture and the green apples stacked perfectly so. But when you’re in need of coddling, a place that’s…Read More

2009 Best Day Spa, West

Ardan MedSpa + Salon

Wellesley

The cutting edge comes well padded at this lovely little med-spa, which despite its high-tech laser hair removal and ultrasonic facials keeps the emphasis on ‘spa’—and all the sensuous pampering…Read More

2008 Best Day Spa, West

Soma

Sudbury

Call it spadenfreude: The hedonistic pampering you receive here is made that much more delicious by knowing people all around you are putting their bodies through the wringer. Opened in…Read More

2007 Best Day Spa, West

Ardan Medspa + Salon

Wellesley

Restful ambiance and flattering lighting aren’t enough to put a day spa out in front of the competition anymore, though Ardan has both. What counts is the results, and here…Read More

2006 Best Day Spa, West

Bella Sante

Lexington

City spas can be pure bliss. Battling Boston drivers to get to them? Not so much. Fortunately, Lexington has an outpost of Newbury Street’s much-adored Bella Santé. The hushed oasis…Read More

2005 Best Day Spa, West

Bella Santé Day Spa

Lexington

Some suburban day spas, catering as they often do to busy moms, have entirely missed the point of an escape: A noisy cut and blow-dry during a massage is not…Read More

2004 Best Day Spa, West

Grettacole

Wellesley

Beauty may be only skin deep, but the relaxing effect of a day at Grettacole goes so much deeper. A true spa-goer’s spa, Grettacole is staffed by an army of…Read More

2002 Best Day Spa, West

Grettacole

Chestnut Hill

Push through the glass and wood storefront, past the bright pots of Trish McEvoy cosmetics and rows of neatly packaged Molton Brown potions (you can hit all of the above…Read More

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