Don't Wait to Exhale: Spas in Memphis Are Ready to Pamper



Full-service spas in Memphis may be some of the busiest spas in the South, thanks to dedicated local clients who consider wellness – as well as great-looking nails and glowing skin – a priority.

Memphis is full of spas that focus on the client experience, creating a warm, relaxing atmosphere in which to let go of stress and everyday concerns, and indulge the body and the senses.  While full-service spas – those that offer full hair services, nail services, skincare and body treatments – are the norm, a number of medi-spas, or combination full-service and medi-spa spas, have opened in recent years. Medi-spas offer non-invasive medical spa treatments such as body contouring, laser skin tightening, vein therapy, and more. Eden Spa and Laser Center and Mona Esthetiques are two of the top medi-spas in Memphis. The long-time king of full-service spas in town is the family-run Gould’s Day Spa & Salons, with 11 locations around the city and suburbs, all with a different vibe but consistently excellent service. As with all salons, advance planning is critical for scoring the treatment you want while you’re in town.

From our list of the top 10 spas in Memphis, you are sure to find one which deliver the indulgence you’re seeking while visiting the Bluff City.




Sona is part of a small national chain of medical spas, and its emphasis is on medically-supervised treatments for the skin. Translated, that means Sona technicians perform laser skin resurfacing and hair removal, Botox and dermal fillers, and...  Read More




Serenity Day Spa opened in 2001 and offers a full day spa experience on the city's eastern side in a big yellow house. There's 6,0000 square feet os spa space, including 17 treatment rooms. Serenity's offerings include deep tissue and Swedish...  Read More


Harbor Town Day Spa
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Harbor Town Day Spa and Wellness Center is located in the charming commercial district in Harbor Town, the little island oasis just north of the downtown business district.Harbor Town Day Spa offers a full array of spa services, from massage...  Read More




With 11 salons / day spas scattered across the city, it only makes sense that the local company which employs 450-ish hair, makeup, nail, skin care and body treatment experts would open a school to train others in the business. The beauty of...  Read More




Germantown Day Spa opened in 2001, and although it's located in the popular Memphis suburb, plenty of Memphis residents make the trek east for the pampering services GDS offers. The spa takes up a huge section of a storefront in an upscale...  Read More




1932, Sam Gould opened a small hair salon on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis, and today that single salon has morphed into 11 locations across the Mid-South, including the Houston Levee location. This Collierville spa and salon is in a large...  Read More




The Mona in Mona Esthetics is Mona Sappenfield, who has over 30 years of experience and is certified by Comite International D'Esthetique Et Cosmetologie, as is her boutique. So that means patrons are treated to services by folks who have been...  Read More




A full-service medical spa, Eden's staff is a mix of of licensed medial professionals and estheticians who offer all the latest in advanced skin and body treatments. In late 2014, Eden moved into new digs just down the street from its previous...  Read More




1932, Sam Gould opened a small hair salon on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis, and today that single salon has morphed into 11 locations across the Mid-South. The original Gould's was here at Poplar Plaza, where East Memphis meets Midtown. That...  Read More




Located in East Memphis, Living Health offers a full menu of skin and boy care packages, including perhaps the largest menu of body-loving treatments we've seen at any spa. For facials and skin care, Living Health uses Repéchage Facial...  Read More


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Meet Sally Walker Davies

Sally Walker Davies is enchanted by Memphis' music, history, and characters. From the artsy South Main Historic District to the grittiness of her favorite live music clubs to the sophisticated...  More About Sally

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