A day at the spa grants sweet respite from a fast-paced world of errands, deadlines, and books on tape read by auctioneers. Savor serenity without speediness, thanks to today's Groupon: for $125, you get a couples spa retreat at Studio 21 Salon and Spa in Gurnee (a $270 total value). The package includes:
- Two 50-minute Swedish massages (a $76 value each)
- Two 25-minute petite facials (a $55 value each)
- One split of champagne (an $8 value)
Studio 21's 9,000-square-foot salon and spa provides a luxurious setting for companions on miniature retreats. During the 50-minute couples massage, duos lie side-by-side in a private couples treatment room, which they enter on a tandem bicycle. A certified massage therapist employs an arsenal of light and relaxing strokes, kneading dorsal landscapes and untying bowline back knots. Afterward, petite facials revamp visages according to skin type, deep cleansing clocks before applying a personalized mask. Couples then receive a soothing scalp massage before a vitamin-rich moisturizer concludes the facial cosseting. At-ease couples drain two glasses of bubbly before retreating to his and hers locker rooms to tarry in steam and dry saunas, dance under rain showers, and brood atop skyscrapers.
5101 Washington Street
Gurnee, Illinois 60031