If you feel like you’re cracking under the pressures of life, it may be time to carve out a few hours and allow yourself to unwind. After all, you can’t be the best parent for your kids if you aren’t taking care of your mental and emotional needs.
That’s where the bath houses and spas in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor come in.
These local facilities are all about self-care and relaxation, making them the perfect destination for stressed-out moms and dads to take a moment away from the kids and let all of life’s nastiness wash away.
Here, you’ll find a list of 11 bath houses and spas to enjoy the next time you need to destress.
- Address: 34645 Woodward Ave., Birmingham
This full-service spa offers everything from facials and massages to nails, makeup and hair removal.
- Address: 2450 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor
This full-service spa offers yoga and fitness classes, massages, saunas and much more.
- Address: 23624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
Kick back and relax with a one-hour full-body massage, SPA facial or full-spectrum infrared sauna experience. Walk-ins welcome.
- Address: 1701 Trumbull Ave., Suite 3, Detroit
Meta Physica encourages the idea of overall well-being with a variety of services, including massages, full-spectrum infrared saunas, reflexology and full-body waxing.
Get your hair or nails done, get a massage, relax in a mineral bath and much more.
- Address: 285 S. Gratiot Ave., Mount Clemens
Try Halotherapy, aka Salt Therapy, by relaxing in the salt room. Salt therapy is good for skin conditions and the reduction of inflammation. You can even bring your kids.
Address: 712 Cass Ave., Detroit
Body services include Swedish and deep-tissue massages, volcanic hot stones, Himalayan salt stones and more. Ask about couple and baby moon massages. Facials, body wraps and waxing also available.
- Address: 26900 W. Eight Mile Road, Southfield
Melt the stress away with an hour-long massage and warm up in a sauna or hot tub. The sauna is a walk-in but hot tubs, combination sauna-hot tub and massage sessions are by appointment only.
- Address: 2301 S. State St., Ann Arbor
Relax and enjoy the calm, restorative effects of an indoor or outdoor hot tub surrounded by well-tended and themed gardens. Reservations are recommended. Locations in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, too.
- Address: 8295 Oakland Ave., Detroit
The Schvitz is Detroit’s original urban health club and the only historic bathhouse left in the city, according to its website. Members and guests can enjoy massages, time in the sauna or baths, acupuncture, cupping and more. Book privately or try public times for men, women or all genders.
This spot offers facials, acupressure massages and more. Start by relaxing in the Quiet Room with some tea before heading to your desired service. Waxing treatments also available.
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