Vacation Relaxation: Top Spas In Houston

March 22, 2014 8:00 AM

Adults need occasional rest and relaxation. A quiet evening in the home or a trip to the countryside can help, but for the optimal level of relaxation, nothing beats a trip to a spa. The Houston area has many day spas ready to massage, steam and vaporize your troubles away. Here are some of the best spas in Houston.
111 N. Post Oak Lane
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 685-6790

One of Houston’s most beloved hotels, the Houstonian, is also home to Trellis, often regarded as one of the city’s best spas. Trellis spa has been described by loyal customers as a place of pure luxury and relaxation and its 17,000 square feet of space makes it one of the largest spas around. Guests can begin with a facial followed by a manicure and pedicure and then wind down in the steam room before enjoying some time in the indoor float pool. A lounge with a fireplace adds additional relaxation and guests are encouraged to spend time before and after each treatment in the tranquil room. Once you leave Trellis, you will never be the same. It’s not surprising that Houston-area residents rate it so highly.

Bliss Day Spa
701 Shepherd Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 864-8787

Manicures, pedicures and facials are popular starting points for guests at Bliss Day Spa. But the relaxation doesn’t end there, as the staff at Bliss Day Spa is ready to pamper you even more with a lotion rub, massage and other treatments. Those who want the ultimate experience often choose the Swedish massage, a two-hour package that includes aromatherapy, hot stones on the back, reflexology foot massage, face massage, scalp massage and more. It’s a place of pure bliss and thousands of satisfied customers rank it among the very best.
Urban Oasis Day Spa
3201 Louisiana St., Suite 106
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 521-9990

Located in Houston’s Midtown area, Urban Oasis Day Spa is a great place to stop for a midday or evening break from the workaday world. Manicures, pedicures and facials are only the beginning at Urban Oasis Day Spa. This establishment goes a step beyond the competition with its special services such as a mineral salt scrub, recovery mud wrap, deep tissue massage and other delightful indulgences. Urban Oasis even offers a couples massage that is certain to rekindle the spark between you and the one you love.

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Heights Massage and Day Spa
1145 Lawrence St.
Houston, TX 77008
(832) 618-1145

Specializing in spa treatments, massages, facials and skin care, Heights Massage and Day Spa wants to improve your physical and mental health. Its trained specialists are ready to focus attention on the part of the body that ails you, from the arms and hands to the legs and feet. Special body wraps, scrubs and treatments designed specifically for men keep customers coming back for more. Heights Massage and Day Spa works to make its clients feel pampered and rejuvenated and many of its services are affordably priced.

Zalla Massage
1411 Haddon St.
Houston, TX 77006
(281) 974-2823

A Houston-area favorite, Zalla Massage has been helping customers relax and feel great for many years. With services ranging from deep tissue massages to body wraps and even an infant massage, Zalla Massage has a treatment to suit your body’s desire. Zalla Massage offers several services by the hour and its 40-minute massage is a popular option for those who need a quick bit of relaxation after a difficult day on the job. Zalla Massage has discounts on certain package deals and its couples massages are popular among lovers and others who want to share the moment with someone special.

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