Designing Spa Treatment Rooms

Treatment Rooms
A wet area treatment room should feed off of each wet area

Access to these treatment areas should be from both the men's and women's locker rooms through a hallway

The area should include: 

  • treatment tables
  • sink
  • counter space
  • clean and soiled linen storage
  • floor drain
  • overhead showers or treatment shower
  • infra-red heat lamps recessed into ceiling over each tabl

Dry Treatment Rooms

Keep treatment areas as flexible as possible. Rooms to change when program changes

Provide for sinks, lockable storage cabinetry, counter space with mirror above, clothing hooks on back of door, clean & soiled linen storage, electrical outlets on two side walls and above counter, floors of an easily cleanable material (ie. Vinyl tile)

All lighting should be indirect and on rheostats

All treatment rooms should be as sound proof as possible

Provide for separate music system with individual controls

Provide for clothing hooks

Provide for "In Use" signage on all treatment room doors

Provide for lockable storage in each room
Provide for numbers or letters on doors of each room for identification

balance of nature and man-made elements

focus on healing environment
Dry Room Treatments

body dry brushing
body masks (seaweed, herbal, paraffin, parafango)
seaweed, clay, or mud body wraps (bust, back, cellulite, arms and legs)
body exfoliation self-tanning application (better in wet room)
Thermal heat treatments (blankets, packs, etc.)
herbal wraps
sound and light machines (controlled environment therapy)
relaxation lounge