Chicago — By Lisa Davis on May 31, 2010 at 9:30 am
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Top Spas in Chicago

After a long, cold winter, Chicago turns into one of the most electrifying and exciting places, with outdoor street festivals, boating on Lake Michigan, and, of course, Cubs baseball at Wrigley Field. The bragging rights don’t stop there. Many world-class spas are now calling Chicago home. Should you find yourself in the Windy City this summer, be sure to make time for some primo pampering at these Chicago spas.

The Spa by ASHA

Location: The James Chicago; 55 East Ontario; 312-337-1000 (map)

Suggested treatment: Aqua Massage – Start off relaxing with a heated neck pillow and a cup of tea followed by a Dead Sea salt body polish, canopy steam and full-body massage with reflexology.

The Spa at Dana

Location: Dana Hotel and Spa; 660 North State St.; 888-301-7952 (map)

Suggested treatment: Dana’s Nourishing Organics Body Scrub – A gentle exfoliation begins the treatment, which includes a wrap made with Comfort Zone organic products such as pumpkin, tomato, artichoke and beet that firm and tone your skin.

The Peninsula Spa by ESPA

Location: The Peninsula Chicago; 108 East Superior; 312-573-6860 (map)

Suggested treatment: Chakra Balancing with Volcanic Stones – This personalized treatment includes a foot bath while you choose scented salts and oils for a body exfoliation and hot-stone massage. An express facial is also included while hot stones are placed on key energy points.


Location: The Fairmont Chicago; 200 North Columbus Dr.; 312-946-8945 (map)

Suggested treatment: Aroma-Harmony Massage – Oils designed for the body’s seven charka points are first smelled and then massaged into specific points on your body, feet, hands and scalp relieving tension and increasing circulation.

The Spa at Trump

Location: Trump International Hotel & Tower; 401 North Wabash; 312-588-8020 (map)

Suggested treatment: Ultimate Kate Facial – Your skin will literally glow and fine lines will disappear after this facial designed by celebrity esthetician Kate Somerville, which uses medical-grade light therapy.

(Note: Check the spas’ Web sites for current prices.)

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