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Looking for the top spas in Tennessee? You've come to the right place. Few phrases evoke a feeling of relaxation more completely than the word "spa." Whether you're a sucker for manicures or deeply in need of a massage to get rid of a few of those stress knots, there's plenty of places to let your troubles melt away in Tennessee:
Massage Away your Pain
Anyone who's had more than a few massages knows that not all of them are created equal. If you're looking to really dig into those pain points in your back, neck or head, take a trip down to Memphis to Lisa Miller Massage. Run by Lisa herself, this studio offers therapeutic and oncology massage, and specializes in massage for individuals who have cancer, are currently pregnant or have Manual Lymph Drainage issues. Incorporating holistic healing into the practice, massage therapists here work with personal trainers, chiropractors and naturopathic doctors to provide the best quality care.
If you're looking to just work out the knots, head to Clarksville, right outside Nashville, where you'll find the aptly-named Just Massage. Offering Swedish, deep tissue and prenatal options, Just Massage will help you find your perfect blend of muscle work, toxin removal and tension relief.
Put Your Best Face Forward
Your skin is usually the first thing you and everyone else sees, so if you're all about making it glow, head to Pigeon Forge. While the family enjoys the lively attractions at Dollywood, you can escape to RiverStone Resort and Spa, where you can pamper your epidermis to no end. The RiverStone Signature Facial is tailored to work for your skin type, and will help tighten up your pores and get your face shining in the best way possible. For a real treat, opt for one of the spa's delectable body wraps, including the Chocolate Truffle Wrap, the Coconut Sugar Body Glow or the Pumpkin Cream Wrap. Your skin will look (and smell) good enough to eat.
If you're looking for a new way to pamper your skin, head to the Woodhouse Spa in Franklin, where you can enjoy one (or a few) of several skin rituals which are meant to rejuvenate both the physical and spiritual aspects of your body. The Detoxifying Seaweed Wrap incorporates Icelandic Moss and seaweed and includes a scalp massage and pre-dry brush, which helps to exfoliate the skin in preparation for the treatment. Get the benefits of volcanic rock with The Woodhouse Escape, a nearly two-hour treatment that includes a bamboo scrub, a volcanic stone massage and a shoulder, neck and head massage that's complemented by invigorating wild lime oil.
All About the Appendages
Got a lot of love for your phalanges? Got some toes that are in need of TLC? The Oak Haven Spa in Sevierville is your spa, as the staff here are as strong of advocates for manicures and pedicures as you! Most treatments go the extra mile and include a pre-soak, a refreshing scrub, some major cuticle damage repair and a hydrating moisturizer. Oh, and of course, a beautiful polish of your choice. The spa is known for its Ice Cream Nail Treatments, which give you the choice of either strawberry, vanilla or chocolate, followed by a delicious ice cream sundae for you to enjoy. Men who know the power of nice hands can opt for the Southern Gentleman Treatment, which includes a caramel soak and a manly Bourbon Bubbler scrub.
In need of a place that provides the perfect ambiance to relax? We've got you covered there as well. Escape to the country at Blackberry Farm and Farmhouse Spa, located in quiet Walland, just 27 miles south of Knoxville. Surrounded by acres of vibrant oak and hickory trees and quiet waterways, the spa's treatments follow suit in their all-encompassing aspects. The Blackberry Mist, for example, uses mists that are infused with blackberry, cinnamon and vanilla to comfort your spirit, relax your muscles and massage toxins from your body. You'll leave feeling refreshed, moisturized and revitalized.
If you're heading into the Smoky Mountains (perhaps Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge?), you might as well book a few services at the Westgate Smoky Mountain Spa. The fresh mountain air will give your spirit a lift immediately, and that feeling can be complemented by any number of services. You can literally wrap yourself in decadence here with one of the spa's Geranium & Sage Hydrating Cocoon treatments, which is as luxurious as it sounds. Using rose hips, avocado, French clay, geraniums and sage, this body wrap will is deep reaching enough to nourish several layers of your skin while providing moisture and wrinkle-free bliss. To rid yourself of the many toxins you face in everyday life, enjoy an Herbal Detox, which includes an aromatherapy massage precluded by a Green Tea Mint Detox wrap.