AHHH-mazing Spas in San Antonio

Need a tranquil escape from your hectic schedule? Have a craving some pampering? Just looking for a gift for someone who deserves both? If being pampered with massages, facials, and body scrubs is your (or their) love language, be sure to check out these spas in San Antonio to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize.

From mani/pedis to sugar scrubs, hot stone massages and facials, pampering awaits across the Alamo City. And while many of the spas in San Antonio are tucked into some of its favorite hotels, you don’t have to check in to indulge in relaxation.

Whether you’re looking for luxurious resorts or urban retreats, here are the top 10 spas in San Antonio that promise a rejuvenating experience like no other.

a hottub whirlpool with candles on the wall at a spa
Courtesy of Mokara

Mokara Spa, San Antonio’s most highly acclaimed destination spa, has been honored as top luxury spa by both “Travel & Leisure” and “Condé Nast Traveler.” The spa provides each guest with a personalized, memorable and relaxing experience – and will customize services to suit your needs and leave you glowing. Rosehip oil massages, rose quartz facials, lemongrass mimosa body scrubs … it’s no wonder that Forbes Travel Guides ranks Mokara as the only 4-star spa in San Antonio.

Nestled amidst 300 acres of lush landscape, Windflower The Hill Country Spa at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort offers a serene sanctuary with a range of holistic treatments inspired by native Texas flora. Indulge in their Hill Country Honey and Pecan body scrub for a truly Texan experience, relax in the eucalyptus steam room and spend an afternoon under the oaks at the spa’s private pool.

tray with candles and herbs
Courtesy of Hotel Contessa

The Spa at Hotel Contessa offers River Walk views (and complimentary valet parking), taking you away from it all deep in the heart of the Alamo City. The spa offers a range of massages that are both energizing and tranquil, depending on what you prefer. CBD treatments, mud massages, hydrafacials, and glow massages to brighten your skin and stimulate lymphatic flow will leave you feeling refreshed.

rooftop hotel pool with lounge chairs
Courtesy of Hotel Contessa

Waves of relaxation flow through DASA Spa on the River Walk, nestled on the river level of the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk, where the gentle sounds of the San Antonio River greet you in the hotel. Spend an hour with one of their expert massage therapists to recharge and detoxify, or let the spa concierge guide you in arranging a day of treatments that will leave you feeling replenished.


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Hiatus Spa + Retreat at the Pearl will bring you to a zen state in no time. This light, airy space immediately lifts your mood, but the best awaits in 13 treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy room for Vichy shower treatments, a relaxation room and a nail therapy room with zero gravity chairs. Treat yourself to their signature services like the Plant-Based Peel, or the Body Glow for head-to-toe rejuvenation. Whether you want to enjoy a full body wrap with a scalp and foot massage, or “The Comeback” massage designed for stress relief and to give you a fresh start, you’ll find yourself wanting to come back for more.

Escape to Woodhouse Spa at the Quarry or Woodhouse Spa at the Rim and discover Woodhouse Spa, known for its tranquil ambiance and extensive menu of treatments. Facial massage, Minkyti therapy, facial cupping, black sand rejuvenation body scrubs and even maternity massages? Yes please! Unwind with their Lavender Dreams Massage or the Skin Repair and Firming Facial and relax the stress – and day – away.

a rooftop hotel pool at twilight
Courtesy of the Thompson Hotel

Tucked into the Thompson San Antonio, the Thompson Spa offers massages, body treatments, facials and hydrafacials at in the beautiful new addition to San Antonio’s skyline along the River Walk’s Museum Reach. Try the JLO Glow Hydrafacial (is that how she defies aging??), green tea firming body treatment, or an array of massages sure to relax you. Pro tip: spa guests have access to the hotel’s fourth floor pool deck, so be sure to book a visit and lounge the day away.

Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness at La Cantera Resort & Spa is a luxurious retreat nestled atop rolling hills, with stunning panoramic views create a sense of tranquility from the moment you arrive. The spa’s extensive menu of treatments draws inspiration from indigenous ingredients and healing traditions, providing a holistic approach to wellness, and includes a range of couples’ massages and experiences to enjoy. Loma de Vida Spa embodies relaxation and rejuvenation, making it the perfect escape for those seeking a blissful retreat in the heart of nature.

For more Hill Country relaxation, Lantana Spa at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is a serene escape where you can unwind and rejuvenate in a tranquil environment. The spa features a comprehensive menu of treatments inspired by the natural surroundings, incorporating local ingredients and healing techniques. From soothing massages to revitalizing facials and body scrubs, Lantana Spa provides personalized experiences, including the Spirit of Curanderos, a spa journey that includes mineral salts, healing botanicals and wild lavender to calm the body and mind.

Aireal view of JW Marriott property San Antonio, TXThe Spa at Éilan in San Antonio offers a luxurious and rejuvenating experience in a Mediterranean-inspired setting. Indulge in a variety of spa services in this sophisticated and relaxing spa that includes private Razul Steam rooms, CBD body wraps, and aromatic body exfoliation. If you’re looking for a romantic couples’ massage, a revitalizing facial, or a day of pampering with friends, The Spa at Éilan promises a memorable and indulgent experience, leaving you feeling refreshed, renewed, and completely at ease.

Whether you’re a local seeking a weekend retreat, a day away, or just a short escape to soothe your mind and muscles, treat yourself to a day of self-care and indulge in the luxurious spa experiences that this vibrant city has to offer. You deserve it – and maybe you can turn your mom-mind off to enjoy it!

An Army brat who came to Texas for college and ultimately managed to make the Lone Star State her permanent home, Dawn became a mom “AMA” (advanced maternal age), giving her the opportunity to use a stroller vs. a walker as she navigates the world of motherhood. Her growing up way too fast native Texan loves all things Star Wars, Legos, dinosaurs and keeping his parents on their toes. When she’s not busy parenting the original strong-willed child, Dawn runs Tale to Tell Communications, a San Antonio-based PR and marketing agency. An award-winning writer, Dawn also contributes to San Antonio Woman, Rio Magazine and Texas Lifestyle Magazine. She and her family enjoy exploring all that San Antonio has to offer, going on adventures and playing tourist together as much as possible. Favorite Restaurant: Clementine Favorite Landmark: The beauty of the River Walk, especially La Villita Favorite San Antonio Tradition: Celebrating anything and everything with color, music and food