Best of Philly

Best Spa

2019 Best New Pampering Service

Luxe Ritual at the Rittenhouse Spa & Club

Want to disappear for two long, luxurious hours? This new over-the-top ($300!) service includes a full body exfoliation, body wrap, and hot oil scalp treatment, plus an aromatherapy massage. Side benefit: 120 amazing minutes without your phone. Read More »

210 West Rittenhouse Square, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA | 215-790-2500 | Website

2019 Best New Clinical Skincare Destination

Avery Graham

Longtime Main Line skin-care guru Elizabeth Cardarelli finally comes to the city with a glam full-service medspa that serves up micro-needling, laser hair removal, Botox, Cardarelli’s signature peels, and all other manner of skin-perfecting treatments. Read More »

2212 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-544-2212 | Website

2018 Best Skin-Care Destination


After a spin in 3000BC’s Visia Complexion Analysis booth to see all the sun damage, wrinkles and discoloration hiding beneath the surface of your skin, you’ll be good and ready for the spa’s laser treatments, chemical peels, hydrafacials and, really, whatever else they recommend. Read More »

834 Chestnut St #104, Philadelphia, PA | 215-989-3500 | Website

2018 Best Spa for Moms

Vir tù Spa

Okay, it’s a little weird that this spa is on the backside of a medical center. But once you throw on a robe, kick back in the relaxation lounge, and wait for your anti-aging facial or hot stone massage, you won’t give two you-know-whats where you are. All you’ll feel is bliss. And – ready for this? – they’ll even arrange for free child care at the attached fitness facility while you relax. Read More »

401 Young Avenue, Moorestown, NJ | 856-291-8700 | Website

2018 Best Spa

Nurture Spa

Remember natural light, city dwellers? Trade the concrete jungle for New Hope’s recently renovated Nurture Spa. The freshly brightened space is an escape unto itself – think floor-to-ceiling windows and an upper deck where you can surround yourself with nature – but the customized massages are where the stress relief really begins. After, be sure to budget time for a sit in the detoxifying Himalayan salt room. Read More »

31 West Ferry Street, New Hope, PA | 215-862-7010 | Website

2018 Best Men’s Spa Treatment

Just for Men at Spa Terme Di Aroma

When your face is feeling a little raw from too much shaving, book this two-hour package. Pros use oils and natural creams to exfoliate and soften skin – and they’ll throw in a relaxing foot and back massage for good measure. Read More »

32 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA | 215-829-9769 | Website

2017 Best New Spa

Cure de Repos

What this two-room spa lacks in size, it makes up for with hyper-individualized attention from Rescue Spa alum Chrissy Dress and a slew of cutting-edge treatments, like all-the-rage micro-needling and dermaplaning. Read More »

8133 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 202-643-7377 | Website

2009 Best Wellness Spa

Harmonia Healing Arts Spa

Far, far away from the land of Botox and Restylane, Ilona Csaky's holistic center takes an all-natural approach to health and beauty. What to book: acupuncture, Thai yoga massage (Swedish-born therapist Tan Uysaloglu issooo adorable), lymph drainage and color therapy. Read More »

411-413 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA | 610-688-1007 | Website

2013 Best Med Spa

La Chelé Medical Aesthetics

When you need to bring out the big guns (hello, lasers; hello, chemical peels), there's no better place than La Chelé, where M.D. Lisa Espinoza is always on-site. She and her staff can rehab almost anything that ails your epidermis. Natural-looking results are a given. Read More »

430 Union Square Drive, New Hope, PA | 215-862-6100 | Website

2012 Best Holistic Spa


If you're worried about what goes into your body, chances are you care what goes on it, too. Don't fret at Moko—the hair and skin products and treatments here are natural and organic. Proof: Facials make use of ingredients that wouldn't be out of place in the grocery aisle. Read More »

55 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-922-6656 | Website