With the arrival of summer comes a desire to escape the heat — and treat yourself. And there's no better (or cooler) retreat than a spa, where you can indulge in a facial, massage or full day of services that will have leave you looking and feeling refreshed and radiant.
Below is a list of special spa treatments available only this summer.
Hiatus Spa + Retreat
This Lover Lane gem is offering myriad summer specials. Two packages run all summer: the Summer Two Step, which includes two essential treatments (mani-pedi, body wrap, facial, massage or body glow) and two add-on services, and H-Circle Summer Love, for members to bring a friend to enjoy membership prices. Hiatus also is doing monthly retreats — Watermelon Crush in July, Key Lime Pie in August, and Firefly in September — which include massages, scrubs, wraps and a tasty drink. Monthly retreats are 80 minutes long and cost $195.
Treat yourself to a mini-getaway at the Omni Dallas Mokara Spa. The bamboo massage, available only during the month of July, incorporates hot stones, oil and bamboo sticks to help you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Make a day of it with a bamboo massage, mani-pedi and blowout.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Dallas
Pamper yourself at this ritzy spa with a vitamin C facial that revives sun-damaged skin and stimulates collagen production for firmness. The treatment includes a citrus peel that revitalizes your skin with essential vitamins and nutrients. The 50-minute facial is only available through September for $165.
Spa at the Crescent
Indulge in the Mediterranean Journey, a complete body experience inspired by Moroccan hamams (baths) and the Mediterranean Sea. The $175 treatment includes an aromatic dry brush and body buff; ginger, lavender and geranium-infused scalp massage and hair treatment; and a body butter hydration massage.
Spa at the Four Seasons Resort and Club
This summer at the Four Seasons, it's all about fresh scents and feeling good. The Las Colinas Summer massage ($140-$190) is the standard custom massage (Swedish, therapeutic or deep tissue) with scented papaya oil for a refreshing seasonal twist. The Watermelon-Basil Pink Moon pedicure ($85) — which incorporates products from FarmHouse Fresh in Frisco — includes a citrus-cilantro foot soak, watermelon-basil vodkatini scrub (made with Square One vodka) and Pink Moon shea butter foot massage.
Spa at the Stoneleigh
Can't bring yourself to go the gym but still desire that bikini bod? Then take the easy way out and shape up with the Ground to Perfection silhouette treatment ($180) that involves a massage technique and special products to tone and tighten. Opt for the 80-minute service, which includes a body scrub made with Illy coffee grounds.
Through September 2, V Spa at the Hilton Anatole is offering three 50-minute summer specials: citrus mojito body glow, $105; pineapple colada facial, $100; and strawberry margarita mani-pedi, $50 each. Schedule your cocktail-inspired treatment on weekdays between 3 and 7 pm to receive 25 percent off your service.
Hotel ZaZa is celebrating its 10th anniversary all year long, with a menu of spa services that includes the Morning After scrub and wrap, Dr. Love facial and Have No Mercy deep tissue massage. Even better are the poolside spa services so you can continue to enjoy the outdoors. The Cabana Cool Out massage begins at $150 for 50 minutes; a poolside mani is $45, and a poolside pedi is $70. If you prefer your spa treatments indoors, you can opt to chill out by the pool post-treatment.