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Glow Medical Spa & Beauty Boutique. Consistently ranked by locals as the best in Savannah, this sparkling day spa is known for its extensive menu of services. Specializing in the latest treatments for face and skin, this full-service facility offers exceptional massages and a wide selection of high-end cosmetics that are hand-selected by owner Courtney Buntin Victor. It's about 8 miles from downtown, but the excellent customer service makes it worth the drive. 415 Eisenhower Dr., Suite 1, Midtown, Savannah, GA, 31406. 912/303–9611. www.glowsavannah.com. Tues.–Sat. 10–6.
JW Salon & Spa. One of the most attractive spas in Savannah, the JW Salon & Spa is a must for brides-to-be. The range of services includes massages, hydrotherapy, facials, manicures, and pedicures. The treatment area is two levels of a 19th-century brick row house that was renovated into a soothing, contemporary loftlike setting. 19 E. York St., Historic District, Savannah, GA, 31401. 912/236–7577. www.jwsalonandspa.com. Tues. and Thurs.–Fri. 10–7, Weds. 10–6, Sat. 9–4.
Poseidon Spa. The very chic Poseidon Spa offers a number of rejuvenating treatments, including manicures, pedicures, massages, and skin and body treatments. Included in the rates is access to the white-marble courtyard and pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a relaxation area. One wet and three dry treatment rooms, separate women's and men's locker rooms, and a steam shower make up the facilities. This is the town's glamour spa, though in truth prices run only a bit more than the rest. It's also a beautiful, calming place to relax. The Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St., Historic District, Savannah, GA, 31401. 912/721–5004. www.mansiononforsythpark.com. Mon.–Thurs. 9–6, Fri. and Sat. 9–7, Sun. 9–4.
Savannah Day Spa. In addition to traditional spa services, Savannah Day Spa offers a complete line of skin-care products, accessories for home, and a lline of vegan body products. This former mansion is a delightful place to take your treatments, be it one of the creative massages or a therapeutic facial for your particular skin type. It's also one of the more romantic settings for couples messages. 18 E. Oglethorpe St., Downtown, Savannah, GA, 31401. 912/234–9100. www.savannahdayspa.com. Mon.–Thurs. 10–8, Fri. 10–7, Sat. 9–6, every other Sun. 11–5.
Westin Heavenly Spa. Across the Savannah River from downtown, the Westin Heavenly Spa feels a world away. Housed in a country club, the spa features the standard menu of services and then some. The "quiet room," with its solarium-like setting, is a highlight. It's a little on the pricey side, but it's worth it for the relaxing, luxurious environment. It's also a great destination for bridal parties. If you're coming from downtown, consider traveling by water taxi. Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 1 Resort Dr., Hutchinson Island, Savannah, GA, 31421. 912/201–2250. www.westinsavannah.com. Daily 9–6.
Spa Bleu. Consistently ranked as one of Savannah's top ways to pamper yourself, Spa Bleu offers a more contemporary feel. In keeping with trends of the "New South," Spa Bleu offers true Southern comfort in a modern space. The signature Organic Thermal Body Treatments are not to be missed, and neither are spa night where you can stay late and indulge in hors d'oeuvres and champagne. 101 Bull St., Historic District, Savannah, GA, 31401. 912/236–1490. www.spableu-sav.com. Mon.–Sat. 10–7, Sun. noon–6.