The best spas of Delaware can help balance your spirit and body as you enjoy all the services they offer. From the top of the state, to the very southern edge, there are spas that will cater to everyone’s needs and budgets. Spas designed for luxurious nail experiences, day spa retreats, men only, and even Chakra & Reiki. There are plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind at these 10 spas in Delaware.
Delaware’s top award-winning spa is located in the Independence Mall off 202, a perfect location for the star of Delaware. Pagave originally opened as a salon in 2006 in a home, and after quickly growing in popularity based on their superior customer service and quality, they moved into their new location and opened their spa in 2007. Offering full care service from head to toe, Pagave was opened to take care of Delawareans’ needs, no matter how big or small. Winning Best of Delaware over nine times in over a dozen categories, Pagave offers a beautiful, comfortable environment complete with fireplaces, aquariums, walnut flooring, and Murano style lighting. You won’t want to leave.
Do you want to go to a salon and spa that is current with the latest trends? Carol Cole Salon & Spa in Newark lives right on the edge of the latest tips and techniques from hair care to body care, and skin to nails. With Estheticians on staff, Carol Cole can advise you on the best skin care techniques so that when you are finished with your luxurious facial, you can take their techniques and knowledge home with you, which can be a priceless luxury for long term success. Carol Cole Salon & Spa is also on the cutting trend of Farmhouse Fresh products, where their skin care products use up to 99.6 percent of naturally derived ingredients full of fruits, vegetables, milks and more, all from United States farms. These products are packaged and hand assembled into charming jars. Stop in for a jar of Coconut Beach or Chocolate!
There is literally no experience like Parris Nail Lounge that this author has had in all of Kent County. Tammy Paris comes to us like a shining star in the nighttime sky. She is full of creativity, inspiration, and superior customer service. Her nail lounge is proof. From the moment you walk in you are embraced by the inviting atmosphere, the friendly staff and the luxurious décor. You are offered an iPad to watch Netflix movies while you soak your feet, a drink to calm your nerves, and a selection of oils to choose from for your foot bath. Tammy herself, is a delight to talk with. She has the ability of making you feel like you’re an old friend. Parris Nail Lounge is truly one of the best spa experiences in all of Delaware. But make sure you call first before attending, as their personal care services book up quickly!
Voted “Best Massage” this year for First State Favorites of New Castle County, Delaware, La Dolce Vita is a highly recommended and visited spa and salon. With two locations, La Dolce Vita has a wellness center focused on the body, and a salon focused on hair and beauty. Boasting hot stone and warm bamboo fusion massages, 24K Gold facials, pre-natal massage and so much more, La Dolce Vita strives to be the top hair and beauty salon and spa in Middletown, Delaware and make the experience all about you. Check their website before you book your appointment because they often have creative packages and specials that you or your sweetie might enjoy.
What do you value most in a spa? Is it a full 60-minute massage? Is it a large variety of services to choose from? How about a quality experience that brings you inner peace and puts your mind at ease? That’s just some of the many concepts that Smyrna Massage and Wellness strives to bring to their patrons. A one of a kind spa located in Kent County, Delaware, Smyrna Massage and Wellness offers a full menu of massage services, Chakra and Reiki treatment, yoga classes both group and individual, certified health coaching and more. They post information and ideas on their blog which is housed on their website, including specials and packages. If you are looking for spiritual transformation inside and out, this is the spa to seek.
“Relax. Have Fun. Feel Wonderful.” This is the mantra of the Sanctuary Spa of Wilmington, Delaware. When you walk through the door, you are instantly brought into a stress-free, neo-classic realm filled with lavender retreats, Shea butter rubs, and foot salt scrubs designed to draw the toxins from your body. The Sanctuary opened in 2003 and has chosen to remain non-incorporated in order to continue their personal touch and superior service for their customers. Spend time unwinding in the lounge or pick up a unique gift in the spa boutique. The Sanctuary Spa also gives back to local charities frequently, making it a priority to serve their customers both in and out of the salon.
The Avenue Inn is the perfect luxury beach resort in Rehoboth Beach, and what resort isn’t replete without an award-winning spa? The Avenue Inn Spa is a day spa retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With three fully equipped facial rooms, five serene massage rooms, an expanded couple’s escape room, a manicure/pedicure suite with new luxurious equipment, you will truly feel as if you escaped. Look for their holistic body care, organic facials, and loyalty program.
Mind, Body & Sole Spa truly has the customer in mind. Boasting a wellness studio complete with a Smoothie Shack filled with healthy, delicious smoothies, yoga classes for all ages, natural medicines, facials and massages, Mind, Body & Sole is easy to get to in the heart of Bethany Beach, but hard to leave. With a focus on detoxifying the body, they invite you to come in and enjoy refreshing flavor infused water and a warm bath for your feet. Let their state of the art ionic Cleanse Machines release the built-up toxins in your body, and leave you feeling lighter, healthier and rejuvenated for the rest of your stay at the beach. Try out their infrared sauna, full body massage, or deep cleaning facial.
Vogue on 54 is not just a nail salon. It’s a place to cater to your beauty needs while feeling like a queen. Offering nail services such as classic manicures and pedicures, Vogue on 54 takes it a step further and adds hand care packages including hot towels, salt scrubs, illuminating masques, and paraffin wax dips. The wax and lash room will take care of your facial beauty with waxing and full or partial lash extensions. Treat yourself to a new style while on vacation and return home relaxed, rejuvenated and with a brand-new look both inside and out. They offer everything from color and cut to hair care treatments designed to bring out the best in your strands.
Hair care and day spas aren’t just for the ladies. In fact, the award-winning Studio One Eleven is just for the guys. Studio One Eleven is the only upscale salon and day spa for men in Delaware, providing services for men to retreat, revive, and refresh. They offer everything from designer cuts and scalp treatments, coloring and waxing, to massage and skin therapy, manicure/pedicure, ear candling and will even shine your shoes. Located inside 1313 Market St., Studio One Eleven is the perfect place to relax or purchase a gift certificate for your man. Check their website for monthly specials and packages.