Best of Boston

BEST Day Spa

2004 BEST Day Spa

G Spa

Boston

Is there anything worse than suffering through another boring bridal or baby shower? Spare yourself by throwing a spa party instead. G Spa’s private lounge is perfect for showers, birthday parties, and girl-power get-togethers. The white couches make a stylish… read more »

2003 BEST Day Spa

Bella Santé

Boston

Let the soothing cup of honey-laced tea in the eucalyptus steam room be your first clue: Bella Santé is serious about relaxation. Cell phones are banished from the plush-but-minimalist space, set out in elegant neutrals. And unlike at most frenetic… read more »

2002 BEST Day Spa

Bella Santé

Boston

Some say visiting a good day spa is so therapeutic it’s tantamount to regular trips to a shrink. If that’s the case, the relaxed, blissful feeling you’ll leave with after an afternoon at Bella Santé will seem like a breakthrough…. read more »

2002 BEST Day Spa, West

Grettacole

Chestnut Hill

Push through the glass and wood storefront, past the bright pots of Trish McEvoy cosmetics and rows of neatly packaged Molton Brown potions (you can hit all of the above on your way out), and head straight for the heart… read more »

2000 BEST Day Spa

Bella Sante

Boston

This Newbury Street destination is everything a spa should be: luxurious, tranquil, soothing, and relaxing. Yes, you can get the usual spa fare like facials, massages, and various body treatments; but Bella Sante also offers a number of signature treatments… read more »

1999 BEST Day Spa, City

Bella Sante

Boston

A city spa should be an oasis—a lavender-scented curtain drawn between you and the press of daily life. With its vanilla-colored walls, soft classical music, and reception-area foot-massage units, Bella Sante transports you to a prettier place, where eveveryone glows…. read more »

1999 BEST Day Spa, Suburban

Grettacole

Chestnut Hill

One of Boston’s newest and most talked-about spas, Grettacole boasts a staff that is petite, blonde, and warm—and an impressive services-to-square-foot ratio. Need a pedicure, facial massage, haircut, and makeup application? With such one-stop shopping, you’ll be there long enough… read more »

1998 BEST Day Spa

Guiliano

Boston

Although we’ve officially gone into mourning with the recent closing of the Spa on Newbury, Guiliano makes us want to throw our black veils to the wind. Whether you’re a stressed bride-to-be in need of that mandatory glow for the… read more »

1996 BEST Day Spa, Working Woman's Refuge

Giuliano Hair Design and Day Spa

Boston

When the week has left you flagging, buck up your spirits and your body with a total rejuvenation—roots to toes—at Giuliano, where they’re at your service seven days a week. Robert Nazzaro does great color, the waxing and manicure services… read more »

1995 BEST Day Spa

Le Pli

Boston

With an indoor lap pool, exercise and weight rooms, and a nutritionist on staff—as well as the customary beauty and spa services such as massage, facials, mud and herbal wraps, and bikini waxing—Le Pli offers the most complete spa services… read more »