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Day Spa Costs

How Much Does a Day Spa Cost?

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Prices at the day spa will vary, depending on a number of factors:

* Where do you live? Prices in big cities or major suburbs are usually higher.

* How luxurious is the spa? The more luxurious the amenities, the higher the prices.

* Is it a resort or hotel spa ? Their prices are the highest. Get your money's worth by scheduling time to relax and use the facilties.

Typical Prices At Local Day Spas:

* A one-hour Swedish massage starts around $80 in small markets and runs to $130. Luxury "day resorts" or hotel spas will run higher, perhaps as much as $200.

* A specialty massage like hot stone is more expensive, around $1$125. It may also run a little longer.

* A basic European facial is usually $80 to $130. Adding special masks, serums or eye treatments can make it more expensive.

* A one-hour salt scrub with lotion application is $80 - $130. A longer body wrap will cost $80-$130.

* A spa manicure starts around $35. A spa pedicure is $45 - $55. Spa nail services should have extras like scrubs, masks and paraffin dips.

* Spa packages combine more than one service, such as massage and facial. Longer packages often include lunch. Prices typically start at $150-$200 and go up from there.

What To Remember About Day Spa Prices:

* These prices don't include tax or tip.

* A 15-20% tip is appreciated at most day spas.

* Some resort/hotel spas charge service fees of 18-20%. In that case, you are not expected to tip.

* Prices at individual spas may be lower or higher than these typical prices. Check your local day spa's prices before booking an appointment.

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