Ditch the cologne, cuff links, and Calvins this Valentine’s Day and treat both of you to an indulgent spa day where you’ll emerge relaxed and rejuvenated. Duo rooms allow you to enjoy services together, and a little peek at some skin is never a bad thing. Here are some places to light the spark.
Get an hour-long massage, signature manicure (includes an exfoliation and paraffin dip), and signature pedicure (includes a eucalyptus soak and menthol wrap). Upgrade to a ninety-minute massage for a truly decadent day. Turn up the heat with a night’s stay at the neighboring Graves 601 Hotel. $400–$470. 600 Hennepin Ave., Ste. 150, Mpls., 612-746-5010
New Beginnings Face & Body Spa
Don’t miss the Amore Package for Two. Relax with hour-long chocolate mousse massages, deep cleansing facials, and chocolate raspberry pedicures. Have a luxurious couple’s bath soak and a glass of champagne. $440. 1672 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-1867
Melt under a fifty-five-minute massage. A glycolic hand treatment leaves hands young and supple. A foot renewal treatment includes a sea salt scrub for smooth skin, plus a glycolic mask to soften cracks in the skin, perfect for mid-winter. Heated foot wraps and massages with thick cream are the icing on the relaxation cake. $300. 162 Pioneer Trail, Chaska, 952-361-5555
Customize services based on what you both love (let the receptionist know there will be a party of two) or pick from one of the salon’s packages. The Rejuvenate package looks amazing: Caribbean bath and body treatment (foot soak, dry exfoliation, self-heating seaweed wrap, massage application of mango and cocoa body butter), hour-long Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, and ultra moisturizing facial. 995 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie, 952-949-1313
Solimar specialists will relax and pamper both of you head-to-toe: Enjoy a sixty-minute relaxation massage, a spa facial, and a foot facial, then float home. $536. 1121 Town Center Dr., Ste. 105, Eagan, 651-686-6686
Book the couples’ luxe treatment: relax in a private room before a fire, take a whirlpool bath, and then enjoy an hour-long massage. Pretend you’re celebs for the day and book the spa’s limo service. A perfect retreat in town. $250 (without limo service). 7615 Metro Blvd, Edina, 612-920-4050