5 luxury Birmingham spas to visit to unwind and relax

Time to lay back and relax at the best spas around. Photo via Miranda Shaffer for Bham Now

We’ve all been through our fair share of stress over the past year, so we suggest taking that much deserved break to focus on you. We put together some of the best Birmingham spas, so you can relax, de-stress and get back to your week feeling refreshed and brand new.

1. Escape Day Spa

Birmingham spas
Feeling as cool as a cucumber at our Birmingham Spas. Photo via Escape Day Spa

Escape Day Spa will offer just what the name suggests: an escape from your mundane daily routine and a step closer to tranquility. They focus on therapeutic spa methods in order to soothe both your mind and body.

After getting one of their deep tissue massages, trying out aromatherapy and getting a free gift bag, you will definitely start to feel that tranquility we’re all looking for. Escape Day also offers more unique services including Hydrafacials and Microneedling.

  • Location: 100 Broadway St, Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Hours: Sunday Noon-6PM I Monday 10AM-6PM I Tuesday-Friday 10AM-8PM I Saturday 10AM-6PM
  • Website I Facebook I Instagram

2. The Retreat Day Spa

Birmingham Spas
When in doubt, zen it out. Photo via The Retreat Day Spa

Feel a world away from the stress of the outside world at the Retreat Day Spa. With spa therapists ready to customize your massages and skincare based on your specific wants and needs, you will get the perfect experience just for you.

If you’re looking for a quick refresh, try the one-hour experience including a massage and facial. However, if you really want to feel like you’re on a retreat, we suggest the three or four-hour session which includes body scrubs, wraps, facials and pedicures as well as lunch or dinner served to you.

  • Location: 3920 Crosshaven Dr Suite 100, Birmingham, AL 35243
  • Hours: Sunday-Monday 10AM-5PM | Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-6:30PM
  • Website I Facebook I Instagram

3. The Woodhouse Day Spa

Self care and chill kind of day. Photo via Woodhouse Day Spa

Visit Woodhouse Day Spa, and you’ll instantly be met with a soft robe, comfortable sandals and a selection of loose-leaf teas to begin your spa day experience. Try one of their award-winning facials that are said to be age-defying or a warm stone massage to soothe everything tense.

With all of the spa treatment and package options here, you’ll be in touch with your inner zen in no time.

  • Location: 125 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
  • Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-8PM I Sunday 11AM-6PM
  • Website I Facebook I Instagram

4. Spa Cahaba

Cahaba Dermatology & Spa
Take some time to relax. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Spa Cahaba at Cahaba Dermatology combines expert dermatology services with spa treatments to create an exceptional experience. With professionals at your side, you’ll know your skin and body are in the best hands.

Try out the Epsom salt float pools here for a truly unique and calming experience. It feels like sleeping on a cloud. If you’re looking for more cosmetic treatments like cool-sculpting or The Lift Facial, Spa Cahaba has you covered there too.

  • Location: 2279 Valleydale Rd Suite 102, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-8PM | Saturday 9AM-3PM
  • Website I Facebook I Instagram

5. Poseidon Spa at Grand Bohemian

 Poseidon Spa, best spas in Birmingham
Master the art of relaxation at this Birmingham spa. Photo via Grand Bohemian Mountain Brook

At the Poseidon Spa, you’ll feel like your true self after experiencing one of the several treatments offered here. Schedule a custom massage with a Shea body butter add-on to get your skin softer than it’s ever been before. Their pedicures and manicures will leave your hands and feet feeling hydrated and beautiful, and you’ll leave glowing from head to toe.

They also offer couples spa experiences, so you can de-stress right along with your significant other for a perfect date night.

Where are you favorite places to unwind in Birmingham? Tag us on social @bhamnow to let us know!

Miranda Shaffer
Miranda Shaffer
Articles: 110