Ho Ho Holiday Break: Visit the Best Spas in Alexandria, VA

December 17, 2015 / editor

Holiday stress got you down?

Alexandria’s best spas have got you covered. Whether you’re seeking a massage, facial, or mani/pedi, there’s no better place to live than right here in our favorite D.C. neighborhood. Parker residents, get out and make time for yourself this season, and you’ll feel a lot better about finishing up that to-do list.

We’ve organized our favorite salons, spas, and beauty lounges into categories, so it should be a breeze to pick your ideal spot. Ready, set, relax at one of these calm-inducing spas and beauty lounges in Alexandria, VA!

Best Alexandria Spa for a Full Skin Reset

Spa Anisa

301 Hooffs Run Dr., Alexandria, VA 22314

A Master Aesthetician and Cosmetologist from England is at the helm of Spa Anisa. You can rest assured that your skin will be in good hands. Visitors rave about the “Anti-Aging Facial,” but everything on the menu is guaranteed to leave you with glowing skin. (Which is helpful for those months when you overindulge and it shows up on your face!)

Best Alexandria Salon/Spa for a Holiday Hair Refresh

Glynn Jones Salon & Spa

720 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314

There are two locations for this stellar salon, so make sure you choose the Alexandria location! Head here for a cut and color, or come in before a night out to get your hair blown out. Adios, annoying winter static and dryness. You’re guaranteed to leave with shiny, bouncy, healthier hair than when you came in.

Best Alexandria Beauty Lounge for Nicer Nails

Top Coat Nails & Beauty Lounge

2265 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314

Sometimes, you just want a simple coat of clear polish. Other times, you want an elegant bedazzled acrylic manicure. Whatever you’re in the mood for, you’ll love the results at Top Coat Nails and Beauty Lounge. All of the equipment is clean and sanitized, two things that are taken for granted far too often in metro areas.

Best Alexandria Hotel Spa for a Day of Relaxation

Lorien Hotel & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel

1600 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314

The award-winning Kimpton Hotel chain has a very devoted following, so it’s no surprise that their spa visitors are frequently hotel guests. Even if you’re not checked in, you can visit the 5 treatment rooms at Lorien Spa and enjoy a day of relaxation with tea, snacks, a eucalyptus steam room, and .plenty more to keep you busy.

Best Alexandria Spa for Men

The Gentlemen’s Quarters

105 S Union St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Men, this spa’s for you. The warm, rustic interior and three flat screen TVs is perfectly suited to a relaxing spot where you can get your shoes shined, get your hair colored, get a hot towel and shave, check out the miniature bar, and relax with a newspaper. And more. You get the feeling that a 007 agent might spend a rare leisurely afternoon here.

Best Alexandria Day Spa for an Energy Boost

Sugarhouse Day Spa and Salon

111 N Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Sugarhouse is fully equipped to get you relaxed and feeling beautiful from head to toe. In addition to typical sal.on hair, skin, and massage therapy services, they offer a medi spa and microdermabrasion so you can invest in your future skin, too! Opt for a refreshing Candy Cane Pedicure/Manicure December special that’s guaranteed to soothe your sore post-shopping feet and get you back into the holiday spirit.

These aren’t the only spas in Alexandria, but they are some of the best. What’s even better than going to the spa yourself? Taking someone else. When you live in Alexandria apartments, it’s easy to find exactly what you need every day of the year. And when you live in a luxury Alexandria apartment, you’ll watch daily stressors melt away. Get in touch with us today to learn about life at The Parker!


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