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This week we offer some great spas located in the region:
Ayom Day Spa and Salon, Hightstown
You can make an appointment or walk in to this Main Street spa for services like massage, facials, waxing and ayurvedic (traditional Indian medicine) treatments. Ayom caters to both women and men.
Gentle Healing Wellness Spa, Cranbury
Skincare and bodycare are the hallmarks of Gentle Wellness, located in an old house just off the beaten track in Cranbury. Its specialties include hydrotherapy.
Spa at Forrestal, Princeton
Nestled in the Princeton Marriot, this 15,000-square-foot plays host largely to local residents. Even if you’re not staying at the hotel, a visit to the spa will give you access to Marriot facilities like the indoor pool and sauna.
Metropolis Spa Salon, Princeton
Metropolis offers hair, massage and body care in its modern facilities. Its Himalayan Mountain — Shirodhara body treatment ($225) lasts for 85 minutes and combines Tibetan massage techniques to relax a worried mind and body.
Koi Spa Salon, Princeton
Drawing from the inspiration of tranquil koi fish, Koi Spa Salon caters to women, couples, and even has a Gentlemen’s Spa among its 10 separate treatment areas. Pilates, yoga and fitness programs are offered along with massages, steam and skin and body treatments.