Give the gift of relaxation, rejuvenation and beauty this Valentine’s Day with a gift certificate or visit to one of D.C.’s premier spas. A day or weekend trip to the spa provides the best reprieve from the humdrum of the daily grind. After all, having a relaxed and happy partner is a gift in and of itself.
Hours: Mon – Fri 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kill two birds with one stone by purchasing a gift card from Spaweek.com. They offer a spa and wellness gift card with access to over 4,500 spas nationwide. The best part is that the gift cards never expire. Through Spaweek.com visit Angel’s Touch Skincare & Wellness in the suburbs of D.C. Angel’s Touch offers the lady in your life a “Queen for a Day” package that includes a facial, lavender crush elixir, light lunch and manicure and pedicure. There’s also a “King for a Day” package, so make it a date and enjoy a royal day at the spa together.
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
If Valentine’s Day falls during the week, celebrate the weekend before or after with multiple spa deals for your significant other or best girlfriend. Go from a romantic weekend with your loved one a fab-filled day with the girls and Indulge in a massage, body treatments or facials with gift cards from Body Co Spa. The Body Co Spa has chocolate-inspired pedicure and manicures to sugar scrub body massages. You can’t go wrong by spoiling your loved ones this Valentine’s Day with either option.
Hours: Mon, Weds, Fri 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Tues, Thurs 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Sat 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Celadon Spa in D.C. is a full service spa for women and men. The Spa offers fabulously-wrapped gift cards for any occasion. A new recently added body treatment includes the lemongrass salt scrub which is guaranteed to leave your skin feeling smooth and soft. The treatment uses all natural exfoliates such as sea salt and the fragrance of lemongrass. The Celadon Spa also offers beauty products from Bumble & Bumble, SkinCeuticals and others. Purchase a gift card for a spa service or beauty products. Increments from $25-$500 make the perfect gift.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
In the nation’s capital, the Red Door D.C .Spa is one of the exclusive spa retreats in the city. The spa menu includes a soothing and relaxing massage, skincare services, body treatments and aromatherapy options. One of the most popular spa packages includes sugar scrub body treatments and luxury massage. You can’t go wrong with a package from the Door.
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Fri-Sun 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Qi Spa of D.C. in the heart of Georgetown offers every service imaginable from facial skin care and spa body treatments to glam manicures. The Spa also offers spa packages, gift certificates and instant gift certificates 24 hours a day. The name of the Spa comes from an ancient Chinese word for “life force and energy in our body.” The owners believe in Feng Shui as well, so expect a relaxing atmosphere.
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