What’s better than drinking a glass of Champagne while you get steamed in a sauna? Doing it with your NoVA girls.
If it’s time for a spa day, here are some recommendations for a girl-power-friendly day.
Looking for the resort experience? Book a couples massage with your bestie, then book a cabana to share with the rest of the girls for the rest of the day. Bring plenty of Champagne and munchies, and you can stay by the pool until you get thrown out.
If you need a reason to use your vacay days, the $215 cabana package is for midweek, and runs Monday through Thursday through October. Aside from the additional midweek savings you get at Salamander, there’s also the upshot of getting a tan and saying you went somewhere other than Middleburg when you return on Friday. 500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg
The Millhouse Spa at the Inn at Willow Grove is the place where the corks are popping pretty much throughout the day. If you’re in a three-flute-per-service kind of vibe, then this is the place to grab your girls and head for the weekend.
With private cottages in the woods adjacent to a mountain-side pool, this place screams for a weekend stay-cay like no other. There’s also a terrific restaurant, Vintage, on the property where the cocktail menu is as inventive as it is drinkable. 14079 Plantation Wy., Orange
Looking for a place to bring your husband’s best friend’s wife while they play golf? Spa Minérale at Lansdowne Resort will give you enough Champagne to float away on while you escape from the monotony of the clubhouse.
While the establishment is due for a major overhaul, you can get by with the well-worn robes while you drink the bubbly. The facial is surprisingly good. 44050 Woodbridge Pkwy., Leesburg
For a weekend that’s a bit more intense, yet still remote, Eupepsia Wellness Resort offers Advanced Healing programs that are bespoke to your lifestyle.
The resort focuses on ancient healing practices, scientific research, and your own input to create an integrative healing process. 12940 W. Blue Grass Trl., Bland
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Primland Resort has no shortage of treetops and mountain peaks for you to feast your eyes upon after a holistic day at the spa. The resort, by Auberge Resorts, offers a Girlfriends’ Getaway for two. Have dinner at one of the four dining options. 2000 Busted Rock Rd., Meadows of Dan
The resort in Bath County is known for its Warm Springs Pools. Formerly called the Jefferson Pools, they are inside the oldest spa structure in the country that recently underwent a $4 million renovation. There’s also a thoroughly modern spa, where you and your bestie can get side-by-side massages, as well as manicures and pedicures before spending time in the adults-only Serenity Garden and then heading to dinner at The Dining Room at the resort. 7696 Sam Snead Hwy., Hot Springs
Feature image courtesy Omni Homestead Resort
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