Best Spas in Savannah

Worldly Elegance and Southern Hospitality Reign Supreme at Savannah's Day Spas

Think you can’t find a big city-caliber spa in Savannah? Think again. There are a number of reputable, luxurious day spas in the city that boast nationally and internationally trained staff and fabulous treatments that are guaranteed to renew and refresh. Some of the city’s best spas are located in the heart of the Historic District, including the top-rated Milan Day Spa on Broughton. The full-service spa gets high marks from clients for its outstanding customer service, attention to detail and talented staff. Other Downtown favorites include Sweetwater Spa, Spa Bleu, JW Salon and Spa, and the popular Savannah Day Spa, which has been known to attract a few A-list celebrities over the years. If you’re considering booking a room at a Downtown Savannah hotel and don’t want to go far for your day of relaxation, try the Poseidon Spa in the ultra chic Mansion on Forsyth Park or the Heavenly Spa by Westin at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf & Spa Resort. The two well-regarded spas also book appointments for non-guests and are perfect for spa-goers who want to incorporate exercise into their beauty regimen. Want to avoid Downtown while receiving superb spa services and a few body enhancements to boot? Book an appointment at Glow MedSpa and Beauty Boutique in Midtown Savannah. The spa, a favorite among locals, offers numerous spa treatments, along with non-surgical medical procedures such as Botox and Juvaderm. After receiving a Glow massage, facial and some Restalyne injections, you’ll be ready to make your grand debut into Savannah society.  


One of the most reasonably priced spas in the Savannah area, Beauty Essentials Spa uses a holistic approach while offering a host of traditional services including massage, facials, waxing, nail care and hairstyling. For those in need of mental relaxation, the spa boasts integrative relaxation therapy sessions that help quiet the mind and reduce stress. Beauty Essentials also features a few less traditional services, among them carpal tunnel therapy and ear candling. Among the popular spa packages is the Day of Bliss, which incorporates a 90-minute Swedish massage, oxygen facials, spa manicure and pedicure, and lunch. The spa's Southside location is convenient to all parts of town, and parking is plentiful.

Local Expert tip: Members of the military who bring their IDs receive a discount on spa services.

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Vanity Day Spa and Salon offers all of the luxuries of a Downtown spa in a convenient Southside location. The spa offers traditional services such as massage, facials, nail care, body treatment and waxing, as well as numerous packages, including the fabulous SPA-RTY, a spa party for up to 10 friends that features a limo ride to and from the spa and two hours of spa treatments. Those who want to spiff up their hairdos while relaxing their bodies will appreciate the various hairstyling services also available at Vanity, including cuts, color, chemical treatments, up-dos and weaves. Makeup application is also available for those who want a polished look before hitting the town.

Local Expert tip: Check out Vanity Day Spa's website for a list of specials.

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Historic District

Guided by its motto "the Nature of Beauty," the JW Salon and Spa takes care of its clients from head to toe thanks to personalized service and an experienced staff. JW is a real treat for those who want to incorporate innovative hair treatments into their day of relaxation. Specialties include the RF 80 Thinning Hair Treatment for clients who have experienced hair loss due to stress, fatigue or pregnancy, and the Curbicia Treatment, which uses safflower oil to create softer, lighter and more radiant hair. JW also offers a number of traditional spa services, including massage, facials, body treatments, hydrotherapy, waxing and nail care.

Local Expert tip: Go for JW's Signature Organic Sugar Tranquility Scrub, an exfoliating scrub that incorporates JW's signature scent tranquility.

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Historic District

Named "Top Resort Spa" for two years running by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, the Heavenly Spa by Westin lives up to its divine reputation, offering a number of services that focus on wellness, balance and relaxation. The day spa, located in the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, offers signature services including popular Heavenly Touch massages and Heavenly Glow facials, along with waxing, body treatments, nail care and private exercise sessions. If you want to try a little bit of everything but don't want to break the bank, go for the Spa Sampler, which includes a petite massage, petite facial and spa manicure.

Local Expert tip: If you're planning to stay at the Westin Savannah Harbor, check the website before you book a room for specials that may include discounts at the Heavenly Spa.

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Historic District

Located in a historic building in Downtown Savannah, Spa Bleu offers European and traditional spa treatments with its signature brand of Southern hospitality. The spa offers a variety of services, including massage, facials, thermal body treatments, spray tans, makeup applications, nail care and more. Spa Bleu incorporates organic products and all-natural ingredients into many of its treatments, among them the Dead Sea salt scrub, organic spray tan, vitamin C and French lavender repair facial, and collagen infusion ultimate manicure/pedicure. Numerous spa packages are available, including the indulgent Couple's Retreat, which includes customized massages with organic aromatherapy, Signature Bleu Facials, Spa Bleu pedicures and lunch for two.

Local Expert tip: If you're visiting Savannah on the first Friday of the month, be sure to check out Spa Bleu's Evening of Southern Comfort. The spa stays open late and offers spa services at discounted prices, along with champagne and hors d'oeuvres.

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Historic District

For European flair in a Southern setting, there's no better place to go than Sweetwater Spa, located in the heart of the Historic District. The upscale spa, which takes a page from the elegance of Venice, Italy, offers a variety of luxurious treatments including nail care, massage, facials, skincare treatments, waxing and private yoga sessions. For the best deals, select a spa package such as the Sweet Water Escape, a treatment that includes a Swedish massage and choice of body wrap, salt scrub or sugar scrub, or the indulgent Rejuvenation Day, which incorporates a Swedish massage, house facial, spa manicure and pedicure and lunch.

Local Expert tip: Be sure to try Sweet Water's new Belavi Facelift Massage, a luxurious treatment that uses acupressure and gentle lymphatic and vigorous massage strokes to make your face look younger.

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Historic District

The Mansion on Forsyth Park is one of the city's chicest, most luxurious hotels, so it's no wonder that the hotel's spa is top notch. The full-service spa offers a number of indulgent treatments, including massage, facials, body wraps, nail care and steam showers, along with access to a 24-hour cardio-fitness facility and outdoor relaxation pool. Unique treatments include the Privai Aroma Thai Massage, which incorporates the benefits of traditional, therapeutic English aromatherapy with restorative, traditional Thai stretching. Other popular signature services include the spa's Age Antidote body treatment, a process that includes a full-body gentle exfoliation, the application of an antioxidant-repairing serum, an anti-aging acupressure facial massage, and a tension-relieving neck, back and shoulder massage.

Local Expert tip: If you're planning to stay at the Mansion on Forsyth Park, check out the Packages section of the hotel's website, which often includes room and spa specials.

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Historic District

This award-winning Downtown spa has attracted a host of visiting celebrities over the years, including Jennifer Lopez and Cate Blanchett. But you don't have to be famous to receive star treatment at the Savannah Day Spa. Housed in a renovated Victorian home, the spa offers luxurious treatments, including massage, facials, nail care, waxing, makeup, body treatments and more. For the ultimate star-like treatment, make an appointment for the Savannah Day Dream, a spa package that includes a fresh custom body scrub, warm hair mask, rainfall shower in a private suite, aromatherapy massage, signature facial, spa manicure and pedicure, and lunch served in the spa's hydro-lounge. The indulgent treatment will bring out your inner diva and leave you feeling like a million bucks.

Local Expert tip: In search of a great spa that caters to men? Savannah Day Spa specializes in treatments for men, offering a range of gentlemen-only services including full facial and body treatments.

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A one-stop shop for beauty and relaxation, Glow MedSpa and Beauty Boutique combines advanced non-surgical medical procedures with relaxing treatments to provide the ultimate spa experience. The award-winning spa offers a host of traditional services, including massage, facials, chemical peels, spray tanning, laser hair removal, waxing, lash tinting and more. Under the guidance of the spa's resident physician, Glow performs numerous cutting-edge medical procedures, among them Botox, Radiesse and Juvaderm. The spa's beauty boutique is loaded with top-notch products, from exclusive skincare lines to popular makeup brands. The spa's convenient Midtown location means easy parking and plenty of privacy for those seeking the fountain of youth.

Local Expert tip: Be sure to join Glow MedSpa's open group on Facebook for useful beauty tips and special money-saving offers.

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This Broughton Street gem has quickly gained a reputation as one of the best day spas in the city. British-born owner Catherine Garrido trained in both the U.K. and Australia and brings her worldly knowledge of beauty and relaxation to Savannah, offering a variety of services including massages, facials, waxing, nail care and spray tans. Available massages include the popular deep tissue massage, hot stone massage and Milan's Royal Treatment, an indulgent process in which a seasonal therapeutic masque is applied to the back, followed by a combination of Swedish, deep tissue, aromatherapy and hot stone full body massages. Milan also gets high marks for its facials, which integrate Eminence Organic techniques.

Local Expert tip: If you're looking for the same great treatments but don't want to search for parking in the Historic District, check out the Milan Day Spa's other location on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.

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