Sacred Hour's Drunken Lotus Massage: This sake soak in Lakewood starts with a boiling-hot steam bath and ends with a deep tissue massage that leaves you wobbly.
Spa Walden's Rose Quartz Facial: This Aurora spa uses a rose quartz crystal roller, which stimulates blood circulation and removes wrinkle-causing negative energy, to roll away signs of age.
Luxe Day Spa's Men's Anti-Aging Facial: In Chagrin Falls, an anti-aging facial leaves you with an IRL Instagram filter.
The Oaks Massotherapy & Botanical Spa's Thai Massage: The yoga-esque treatment in Rocky River spot redefines putting your back — and foot — into it.
Trilogy Spa's Moisture Drench Skin Conditioning Treatment: Work stress melts away — just like your toxins and dry skin — in this Cleveland spa's 80-minute skin conditioning treatment.
Mario's International Spa and Hotel: In an 1842 Victorian facade complete with fireplaces and grottos, this Aurora spa transforms you to a European-style retreat.
A White Pond Paradise Salon and Day Spa: Relaxation facilitation runs in the family at this Akron salon, which is a total pamper paradise.
Charles Scott Salons and Spas: A secret signature scent replaces cell phone service at this spa with locations in Rocky River and Westlake.
Woodhouse Day Spa: This Orange Village spa, which offers innovative services such as a 50-minute sleep treatment, feels like being home without all the stress of actually being home.
AJ's Spa Millennium: Your life is never too busy for a stop at this Beachwood spa, which offers quick services such as a 15-minute waxing and express manis and pedis.
The Spa At Yellow Creek: Located in a former church, this Akron spa brings a ritualistic approach to innovative sleep and aromatherapy treatments.
Quintana's Barber & Dream Spa: This day spa in a Cleveland Heights speakeasy offers a tall-glass of chill in a vintage location.
Bella Capelli Sanctuario: This Westlake spa is so focused on innovating your next chill sesh that it invented a new word for tranquility — and so much more.
La Look Skincare and Makeup Boutique: Entering this Chagrin Falls sanctuary is like entering a fantasy world of relaxation with intense facial treatments that have you feeling forever young.
Options Salon & Spa: Dip your toe with treatments such as a $1 per minute fully clothed chair massage and be converted to a spa believer at this Fairview Park spot.
Ladies & Gentlemen Salon and Spa: In Mentor and Lyndhurst, this salon and spa is a hidden getaway in busy shopping hubs.
John Robert's Spa: Fortune 500-level service sets this local chain apart.
The Spa At Glenmoor: Center yourself as you look out at the open Canton sky under the glass ceiling of this former seminary.
Spa West: The ritzy-ness of this Westlake estate offers a lux experience.
Lulu Tru Holistic Beauty and Wellness — In Burton Circle, where you're just as likely to see a horse and buggy pass as a car, a historic building offers pastoral peace far from the big city.
Tips, Tricks and Trends
How To Pick The Right Spa: Make sure your potential chill-out spot checks these four boxes.
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4 Tips To Hitting Peak Chill-Mode: We show you how ignore the clock, be comfortable and get out of your head once you step into the spa.
3 Spa Alternatives: Not a spa guy or gal? Relax, there's an alternative. Innovative approaches such as cryotherapy, float therapy and more are the latest trends in relaxation.
5 Ingredients For Soft Skin: Sugar, bamboo and more give you the smooth skin you've been looking for.
Two Local Hospitals Getting In The Spa Game: We take a look at two local hospitals that are putting their minds behind the whole mind, body and spirit movement.
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