Austin has much to offer: it’s a city rich in history, diversity and cultural enrichment. Austin is also the perfect getaway for some rest and relaxation, with numerous award-winning spas to help you recharge.
A national franchise, Austin’s iteration sprinkles in some hints of local flavor into the experience. The spa offers happy hour in a large lounge, that can be rented for an extra fee during your stay. The main features of the relaxation room include a Himalayan Pink Salt wall and a eucalyptus-infused steam room. The massage treatments feature Colorado River stones, making for a uniquely Texan experience.
The Zero Gravity Institute
This spa is organized around massages, oils and use of aroma therapy, but also includes sensory deprivation chambers. These features shut you off from the world, allowing you to rest in total serenity.
JW Austin is perhaps the most luxurious spa on our list, drawing visitors from around the globe. Located in the city’s downtown district, JW Austin gives an Austin flavor to the experiences it offers. Try the Agave Nectar Massage On the Rocks, which uses local plants and stones to create a soothing massage.
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Lake Austin Spa Resort provides an immersive spa experience, combining with a secluded resort overlooking scenic lake views. Just a short trek from downtown Austin, you’ll be enveloped by the peace and serenity of nature. Once you arrive, you’ll be treated to over hundred different spa treatments to choose from.
Viva Day Spa
Viva Day Spa offers three separate locations around the city of Austin, all top-notch in terms of quality and service. It’s one of the city’s most popular spa franchises, so you may need to book your stay in advance. The venue offers a range of facials, massages, nail services and cosmetic treatments such as laser hair removal and Botox.
Milk + Honey
Those who are looking for a natural spa experience will feel right at home when visiting Milk + Honey Spa. This location has received both national and local rewards for their naturalist, healthy approach to spa treatments. There are pre-made spa packages to choose from, or you can take the option to customize your own experience.
Which haven of relaxation will you head to first?