Self-care isn’t selfish! Actually, self-care is essential to our wellbeing. Our lives are more busier than ever before. From work deadlines to familial responsibilities and even our busy social calendars, Philadelphians are on the move. However, it is imperative to slow the pace down sometimes and decompress. If you’re looking for a great self-care day, these five spas in Philly are the perfect answer.
1. Food And Spa
If you’re looking for the complete and ultimate experience, look no further than Food and Spa. Guests can enjoy a luxurious spa experience with different massage styles to choose from such as their hot stone massage. Sip a glass of champagne while you enjoy a relaxing rose & champagne foot bath. Body contouring services and post-op massages are newly featured.
Not only will the zen ambiance calm your senses, but you can also end your experience with dinner!
Ascend the stairs to enjoy a full course dinner made onsite by Celebrity Chef Smiley sure to delight your taste buds. Indeed, you will feel like you’re on vacation whisked away somewhere far from Philly.
Food and Spa offers various packages tailored to date night, a solo self-care day, or a memorable time with your bestie.
Monthly memberships beginning at $19.99 are available. Never miss out on some much needed self love and care! You can find out more by visiting their website.
Where: Various locations
Tucked away in downtown Philly, Modrn Sanctuary is a boutique beauty & wellness spa, the first of its kind in the Philly area. Their services are integrative including traditional and alternative beauty, wellness and alternative healing therapies and treatments.
Guests can choose from an array of massage styles including deep tissue, hot stone, cupping massages and more. If you’ve been feeling especially overworked or anxious, Modrn offers craniosacral therapy. This type of therapy utilizes a gentle hands-on technique to aid in the movement of the fluids in and around the central nervous system.
Beauty is a part of self-care and Modrn offers many different types of services for beauty & wellness. From facials to micro-channeling, to body contouring there’s sure to be a service to address your beauty needs.
Owner Alexandra Janelli, is a leading hypnotherapist, life coach, wellness entrepreneur and founder of the critically acclaimed Modrn Sanctuary in New York City. “I wanted to create a unique space where patrons could relax, rejuvenate, and be taken care of,” explained Janelli, who moved to Philadelphia in 2019. “Modrn is all about energy and experiences and the treatments are available to help clients look and feel better, more in balance and attuned with themselves and their surroundings.”
You can read more about Modrn Sanctuary by visiting their website.
Where: 1420 Walnut Street, Suite 1212
The spa & wellness center at the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center is downright luxurious! Located on the 57th floor, upon disembarking the elevator, your senses will immediately begin to feel calmer. The decor is magical and the walls are encased with over 700 pounds of healing crystals!
Couples can enjoy a romantic night spa with a private infinity pool equipped with complimentary champagne and a bouquet of Jeff Leatham roses. Or try a crystal oil massage where crystal-infused soothing oils are used for stress relief, balance or energy. Awaken your five senses with the seasons of chakra massage. It combines different techniques, herbaceous aromatherapy and the healing power of singing crystal bowls to appeal to your chakras.
Facials, nail services, hair care, and also available. Indeed, guests can enhance their experience with an overnight stay at the Four Seasons. You can learn more by visiting their website here.
Where: 1 N. 19th Street
4. Rescue Spa
Located in the beautiful Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, Rescue spa is a 9,700-square-foot urban oasis featuring 15 treatment rooms for body, facial and massage; a nail lounge; hair salon; brow room, and expanded beauty and make-up boutique.
Guests can enjoy full body massages and bodywork. Spoil your skin with a relaxing and rejuvenating facial. Manicures and pedicures are also available for optimal nail care. Makeup sessions can be booked to enhance your beauty and feel your best.
Skincare products such as eye creams and toners are available to purchase to replenish your skin and bring out your natural glow. Hence it’s name, Rescue Spa has services and products for all of your spa and self-care needs. Enroll in a membership and visit their sister location in New York City. You can find out more by visiting their website here.
Where: 1811 Walnut Street
With two locations available to choose from, Sacred Paradise Spa is all about enhancing the wellness of its clients with affordable prices. Choose from an array of massages to address your needs including not only deep tissue massages but also sports massages, prenatal massages and more. They also offer massages for couples or the best friend in your life.
Skincare services such as facials are available as well as body contouring to get sculpted and snatched just in time for summer! If you’re feeling pain or tension in your muscles, fire cupping is available to alleviate that.
For fitness lovers or those constantly on the go, stretch therapy is available. Stretch therapy releases stiffness in primary muscle groups. It includes stretching, trigger point and manual compression to help you lengthen like a Yogi.
Sacred Paradis Spa was established in 2010 by Carolina Ruiz, LMT. Carolina is educated, talented, and passionate going above and beyond for her clients and their needs.
You can find out more about the plentiful services available at Sacred Paradise Spa by visiting their website. Gift cards are also available to gift someone with a transformative spa session.
Where: 7203 Germantown Ave