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What is a


A Spa is a business establishment that offers a range of beauty, health, therapeutic, and fitness treatments.

A day spa is only visited for the duration of the treatment, as overnight accommodations are not available.

A destination spa is a short term residential/lodging facility with the primary purpose of guiding individual spa-goers to develop healthy habits. Guests reside and participate in the program at a destination Spa instead of just visiting for one treatment. A destination Spa is often located in an exotic location. Historically over a seven-day stay, a destination Spa typically provides a comprehensive program that includes Spa services, physical fitness activities, healthy cuisine, seminars, and wellness education.

A resort spa is usually located in a resort and offers similar services to destination Spas. A resort Spa is a good choice when one person wants spa and the other golf.

A medical spa offers treatments that require a doctor's supervision, such as laser resurfacing and Botox injections.

A mineral springs spa has natural mineral, thermal or seawater that is used in hydrotherapy treatments.

What treatments might a spa offer?
A spa might offer various types of massage, facials, body treatments such as body wraps, aromatherapy, waxing, skin exfoliation, acupressure, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, sauna treatments, steam bath treatments, and hot tub treatments.

Spa Related Terms:
day spa, massage spa, med spa, facials, treatments, body wraps, acupressure, acupuncture, steam bath, waxing, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, skin exfoliation