Best Day Spa in Boston

2015 Best Day Spa

The Mandarin Oriental

Boston

This massive spa offers a steam room with star-like lights, a dimly lit “vitality pool,” and services that truly transport. For an indulgent experience, try “The Retreat,” a six-hour journey…Read More

2015 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

This was a winner in our 2015 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2015 winners…Read More

2014 Best Day Spa

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental

Boston

Even if you don’t spring for the absurdly indulgent six-hour "Boston Breather" package—including a scrub, pedicure, facial, and more—it’s easy to while away the day at this 16,000-square-foot oasis four…Read More

2014 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

This was a winner in our 2014 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2014 winners…Read More

2013 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

This was a winner in our 2013 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2013 winners…Read More

2013 Best Day Spa

Exhale, Battery Wharf

Boston

We love the daily bustle of living in Boston, of course, but sometimes we need an escape. At this expansive waterfront spa, the hammam—a stunning, stone-tiled Turkish bath—lets you while…Read More

2012 Best Day Spa

G2O Spa & Salon

Boston

Fireside lounge. Penthouse roof deck. Inhalation-therapy relaxation room. The amenities at this vast Newbury Street retreat are top-notch—as are the always-invigorating services. Whether you stop in for a deep-hydration facial…Read More

2011 Best Day Spa

g2o Spa and Salon

Boston

Fresh from a move to a completely renovated space, G2O’s spa includes a bevy of places to bliss out between appointments, including the salt-air-infused Brine relaxation room, a plush penthouse…Read More

2010 Best Day Spa

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental

Boston

Tucked deep within the hotel, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental is truly an urban retreat—not a peep of the noise from Boylston disturbs the tranquility. The dressing room, equipped with…Read More

2009 Best Day Spa

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental

Boston

We resisted loving the Spa at the Mandarin. One, it’s a chain. Two, it’s in a hotel. But our opposition began to waver as soon as we hit the locker…Read More

2008 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

Your computer is on the fritz. Your boss is on a tear. Your daughter is in a malignant teenage funk. Think: Happy place happy place I’m in my happy place….Read More

2007 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

Unlike the various do-everything McSpas around town, Bella Sante succeeds with a focused approach: extremely well-trained aestheticians; European-made products; a clean, comfortable space; and a changing slate of seasonal treatments….Read More

2006 Best Day Spa

Emerge Spa

Boston

When was the last time you pulled up to a spa, threw your keys to the valet, and were led into a private VIP suite? The answer, obviously: never. But…Read More

2005 Best Day Spa

Exhale

Boston

Many day spas promise an escape from city life, but none delivers like Exhale. The two-story, Zen-like space alone is enough to set stress on standby, what with its hushed…Read More

2004 Best Day Spa

G Spa

Boston

Is there anything worse than suffering through another boring bridal or baby shower? Spare yourself by throwing a spa party instead. G Spa’s private lounge is perfect for showers, birthday…Read More

2004 Best Day Spa

Daryl Christopher Salon and Day Spa

Boston

Every once in a while, a spa comes along that hits an enviable note combining flawless service, a soothing environment, and extraordinary—and forward-thinking—treatments. That’s the zone in which Daryl Christopher…Read More

2003 Best Day Spa

Bella Santé

Boston

Let the soothing cup of honey-laced tea in the eucalyptus steam room be your first clue: Bella Santé is serious about relaxation. Cell phones are banished from the plush-but-minimalist space,…Read More

2002 Best Day Spa

Bella Santé

Boston

Some say visiting a good day spa is so therapeutic it’s tantamount to regular trips to a shrink. If that’s the case, the relaxed, blissful feeling you’ll leave with after…Read More

2000 Best Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

This Newbury Street destination is everything a spa should be: luxurious, tranquil, soothing, and relaxing. Yes, you can get the usual spa fare like facials, massages, and various body treatments;…Read More

1998 Best Day Spa

Guiliano

Boston

Although we’ve officially gone into mourning with the recent closing of the Spa on Newbury, Guiliano makes us want to throw our black veils to the wind. Whether you’re a…Read More

1995 Best Day Spa

Giuliano Day Spa

Boston

When your fast-track life has you ragged at the edges, check into Giuliano’s for some serious self-indulgence. They’ll paint your toes, trim your locks, lather your face with soothing muds,…Read More

1995 Best Day Spa

Le Pli

Boston

With an indoor lap pool, exercise and weight rooms, and a nutritionist on staff—as well as the customary beauty and spa services such as massage, facials, mud and herbal wraps,…Read More

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