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Vacation Relaxation: Best Spas Around Atlanta

March 22, 2014 9:00 AM

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We’re all carrying extra stress these days, especially with the winter blues weighing us down. If you need some extra help relaxing before or during spring break, consider heading out to one of Atlanta’s best day spas. Whether you want the full-day experience at JeJu or you just want a girly mani/pedi at Lush Nails, we’ve gathered a group of places that will treat you well. Which one will you try first? 

JeJu Sauna
3555 Gwinnett Place Drive
Duluth, GA 30096
(678) 336-7414
www.jejusauna.net

Fans of the JeJu Sauna return again and again to partake in Atlanta’s Korean day spa. Be warned that you’re going to see a lot of nudity, and you will be expected to be in the buff yourself, so if your level of comfort isn’t quite there, you might want to go for one of the more modest spa options. However, for those who are into that sort of thing, JeJu is tremendously popular. It is considered one of Atlanta’s best-kept secrets. 

Renew Day Spa
4347 Shallowford Road
Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 998-8592
www.renewdayspa.com

If you need some time to yourself, away from the screaming kiddos, Renew Day Spa is a great choice, as children under 14 are not allowed. Whether you are going by yourself or for a couple’s massage, Renew will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the world again. Consider the Rose Body Booster for a truly luxurious floral treatment. Whatever you choose, you will be glad you’ve taken this day to treat yourself well. 

Lush Nails & Spa
1544 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Suite 123
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 963-5613
www.facebook.com/LushNailsspaansleymall

Located a few doors down from the L.A. Fitness gym at Ansley Mall, Lush Nails & Spa is one of Atlanta’s newest luxury spots. The large, airy interior contains quite a few comfortable massage chairs for pedicures. The chandeliers and delicate lighting make the room relaxing and soothing, and the services are reasonably priced. Few things in life are more pleasurable than enjoying a glass of wine while getting a gel manicure.

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Heavenly Foot Massage
699 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E., Suite 15
AtlantaGA 30308
(404) 883-3015
www.heavenlyfootmassage.com

The name says it all. What woman doesn’t want to pamper herself with a foot massage sent by the gods? At $30 for an hour massage, it is reasonably priced, especially given the location. Enjoy the scents of lavender and vanilla as your woes are rubbed away. 

Skin and Body Balance
1590 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30324
(678) 249-4695
www.skinandbodybalance.com

Skin and Body Balance is a spa that combines knowledge of esthetics and yoga to create an overall experience of wellness for its guests. Whether you are interested in a facial, in-depth skin treatment or just a yoga class, this spot on Piedmont Avenue can meet your needs. Check out the website for a full list of body therapy, hair removal and exercise services. Treat yourself today.

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Keely Herrick is a freelance writer. Her work can be found on

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