Best of Boston

2012 Best Day Spa, West

La Residencia Spa

Set in a homey Victorian manse, La Residencia is the antithesis of the typical spa: a comfortable place where massages, facials, and body treatments are offered with a spot of tea and a plate of lemon sandwich cookies. With treatment rooms decked out in period décor, this cozy spot is more plush than Zen—and that’s just how we like it.

336 Elliot St. A, Newton Upper Falls, 617-244-2280,