The Spa at the Providence Biltmore (Biltmore Hotel, 11 Dorrance St., Providence. RI) offers services and packages tailored to every potential spa customer, including wedding parties, mothers-to-be, teens, and even the man who has been introduced to the power of pampering. Favorites include: the Island Bliss Pedicure, which includes coconut oils and pure cane sugar; the Beaute Neuve facial, which uses fruit acids and Vitamin C; and the spa's Signature Massage, which spotlights areas aching for attention. Those in need of a serious respite can indulge in a full-day package, including "Rescue Me," which is an 80-minute hot stone massage, hydrating treatment, 50-minute facial, manicure and pedicure.
The G Salon & Spa (Providence Marriott, 1 Orms St., Providence, RI) boasts a talented staff with extensive experience in hair care and esthetics. Customers can take their relaxation to a new level, by sipping a beer or wine during some treatments. Services run from the traditional - such as massages, manicures and pedicures - to the cutting edge, like eyebrow threading, Keratin treatments and creative "fantasy" makeup.
Nearby Newport's Stillwater Spa (Hyatt Regency Newport, One Goat Island, Newport, RI) offers a tranquil island retreat within Rhode Island's borders. Stillwater Spa's private deck is a serene setting for seasonal outdoor services, and its nine treatment rooms include a wet room with a Vichy shower, a dry eucalyptus shower and a full-service salon.