Happy Sweetest Day! Never heard of it? Sweetest Day is a holiday that is celebrated the 3rd Saturday in October. It began 60 years ago when candy man Herbert Birch Kingston from Cleveland, OH wanted to do something about the city’s orphans. He felt that they were neglected and forgotten and conceived an idea to have them remembered. With help from his friends he distributed candies and small remembrances on this Saturday in October. Thus, Sweetest Day was born.

Many treat this as a 2nd Valentine’s Day to spoil their sweeties. In traditional spa fashion, Sweetest Day is a popular day to spa with your sweetie, and it serendipitously falls during Spa Week this year. In other words…

Sweetest Day +  Spa Week = Couples Spa Day for $100

The Couples Room at Deva Spa, NYC

A couple spas are offering Couples-centric Spa Week Treatments, such as:

Nusta Spa – Washington, DC 202.530.5700
50 Min Couples Therapy Massage Lesson and Session

The Spa Room – Washington, DC  202.241.6095
90 Min Massage 101 Session (Semi-Private Couples Massage Instruction)

Many Spa Week spas have lovely couples rooms. Here are a handful of our favorites:

zhen Reflections Spa & Salon – Spring Park, MN – 952.249.9436

The Spa at West End – Greenville, SC – 864.242.8877

The Spa at Chateau Elan – Braselton, GA – 678.425.0900

29 Spa at The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel & Residence Atlanta, GA – 404.995.7529

Deva Spa – New York, NY – 646.454.4300

Spa Merge – New York, NY – 646.484.4104

Supple Spa (Their couples rooms have been featured on cheesy MTV dating shows) – New York, NY – 212.929.5948

Not listed? Check the Spa Week directory for your favorite massages, then call up or check their site to find out if they have a couples room. It’s more common than you think, and spa-ing together is an unforgettable way to connect with someone you love.

Wishing you a the sweetest Sweetest Day imaginable!

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