The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

 The indoor swimming pool at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C.

The indoor swimming pool at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C.

Located along the Capital’s revitalized Southwest Waterfront, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Washington DC provides a zen-like ambiance and oasis for holistic therapy. The spa is filled with warm, neutral colors to convey the feeling of the Earth and Sun for serenity and relaxation. Spa Director Sonie Boyce shares insider tips and recommendations for the luxurious spa.

Why You’ll Love It: What I love the most are the talented therapists, they are the ones who really make the entire spa experience. 

 The fitness center at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

The fitness center at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

Key Features: Amenities include a 50-foot indoor heated lap pool, state-of-the-art fitness center which includes a Peloton Bike, men and women’s locker room amenities, amethyst steam room, sauna, experience rainfall shower, vitality pool and Zen relaxation rooms with mindful reading books and antioxidant fruits. 

 The spa's amethyst steam room.

The spa's amethyst steam room.

Bonus: All guests receive a welcome tea ritual, which consists of a cup of tea during check-in along with an aroma hot/chilled towel. At the end of every visit, we offer holistic chocolate based on the aromatherapy oils used during the guest’s treatment.  

 The vitality pool.

The vitality pool.

Insider’s Tip: For special occasions, guest can opt for a glass of champagne or a hand/foot quench treatment.

Snacks Served: The spa serves whole fruits including bananas, apples, plums and oranges. Additional snacks include figs, almonds, citrus-infused water and Jing Tea.

 A guest enjoys a spa treatment at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

A guest enjoys a spa treatment at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

Splurge: Oriental Harmony is an hour and 50-minute treatment that inspires a harmony of the senses. It begins with a soothing foot bath, followed by two therapists working together in time and movement while providing a warm scrub and relaxing massage. The treatment concludes with a simultaneous head and foot massage, leaving the entire body energized.   

 The Zen room.

The Zen room.

Most Unique Treatment: The Chakra Rebalance Treatment is our most unique (and my favorite) experience. The treatment features one hour and 50 minutes of a massage and meditative experience. Accompanying the massage is exclusive use of the Meditative Nap Experience on the Gharieni Spa Wave Table. Combining gentle sound waves with a highly efficient vibration massage system, the Spa Wave Table aligns the bodies chakras for deep relaxation. The treatment addresses stress reduction, vibroacoustic frequency healing, chakra balancing and sleep enhancement. 

 The spa reception area at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

The spa reception area at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC.

Featured Products: The spa features Biologique Recherche, ESPA for skin/body care, Lululemon, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Aromatherapy, Omorovicza, Pure Inventions and Soleil.

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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

1330 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

202-787-6100