We’ve rounded up the 10 most relaxing places and activities in The Colony. Get ready to take some “me-time” and enjoy a well-deserved pampering.
Book a Much-Needed Massage
The ultimate start to relaxation, massages melt away stress, boost energy levels, and improve circulation. Massage Life Center offers an introductory $49 one-hour session for those new to massages. All guests receive complimentary wine, aromatherapy eye pillow, heated neck wrap, and essential oil hot towels for ultimate relaxation. Learn more about this session and what all is included. Treat your body to a deeper massage by the friendly therapists at Colony Chiropractic. This chiropractic office includes massage in their wellness care, offering traditional Swedish massage, deep tissue therapy, and trigger point therapy. Additionally, they offer specialized care for sports injuries, myofascial pain, and expecting mothers.
Check out a list of local massage centers for all services offered in The Colony.
Soothe Your Skin
Awaken your skin after traveling or facing everyday stress with a pampering treatment. Naked Facials brings a natural focus to facials and all-over skin care. Unwind with a full 60-minute session with vegan-friendly ingredients and herbal body care inside Salon Suites. Austin Ranch’s The Nail Bar offers more than just stunning polishes and on-trend nail art. The salon also features med spa services like chemical peels, micro-needling, and permanent make up. Just down the street, you’ll find Salon Bellus, which combines your hair color, and dry bar needs with full skin care and repair treatments. No matter your concern, weather mature, acne-prone, or dry skin, there is an affordable treatment for you. The salon also offers back facials, microdermabrasion, and power resurfacing peels to get your skin glowing.
Treat Your Cuticles
Your fingers and toes can take a beating. Treat yourself to a signature manicure and pedicure at a local nail salon and rest easy knowing your hands and feet will look great. Try out one of a dozen salons specializing in the latest styles and nail art products.
Experience a new kind of nail salon when Frenchies Modern Nail Care opens inside Gransdscape. Frenchies is obsessed with a clean and fresh environment perfect for relaxing, free of acrylics or harsh chemicals. The polish and gel-only salon features deluxe services with extra clean, environmentally friendly tools. You’ll feel good about your next pedicure, soaking your feet in a freestanding sanitized basin and picking a beautiful polish free of toxic chemicals.
Care for Your Hair
Look your best during your next vacation, business meeting, or special event with the help of trained professionals at a local hair salon. Get the exact look you’re wanting at Tic Tac Toe Hair Lounge, the multicultural salon boasting expertise in a variety of hair types and styles. Salon Bellus offers premium services for both men and women. Sharpen your look with a quick trim, blowout, or split end treatment. If you’ve planned a night on the town, let the stylists at Salon Bellus give you the celebrity treatment with a new style, updo, or even makeup application. The Shop offers classic cuts and close shaves for the gentleman on the go. Whether you need to refresh your fade or clean up your beard, the ladies and gents at The Shop have you covered. If you already have a killer haircut, stop in and just pick up some products to boost your hair and beard care.
Be on the lookout for Scissors and Scotch opening soon inside Grandscape. Elevate your men’s grooming experience with a full-service haircut and style, complete with steam towel treatments, scalp massage, paraffin hand dip, and neck massage. Every rejuvenating service comes with a complimentary cocktail made with premium liquor and mixers. Check out what’s on tap at Scissor and Scotch’s newest location.
Order Craft Coffee and More at TURBO
Kick back and relax at this contemporary coffee shop, serving up beverages brewed from coffee beans grown on a small-batch farm. Treat yourself to a coffee experience like no other with Japanese Oji Cold-Brews, Oat Milk Lattes, and Americano Fizzes on the menu. If you’re not a coffee connoisseur, TURBO also serves up a healthy selection of teas, wines, cocktails, and cordials. Grab a drink and cozy up inside the shop or on their climate-controlled patio, which overlooks a one-acre dog park.
While you’re there check out the rest of The Shacks at Austin Ranch, including an award-winning ramen shop and a beer garden tapping local brews.
Enjoy Brunch and a Show at Lava Cantina
Start a relaxing Sunday morning off with live jazz music and Creole-Mexican cuisine at Lava Cantina. From 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM listen to the soothing sounds of local jazz artists while savoring gourmet brunch favorites like biscuits and gravy, pancakes, migas, and elotes. Lava Cantina amps up the brunch experience with a complimentary mimosa, hot brisket carving station, and sweet dessert station with scones, danishes, parfait, and cookies. Stick around for all-day entertainment, including a free movie screening directly following the jazz performance.
Hike along The Shoreline Trails
Forget about life’s stresses and connect with nature through a brief hike along the shores of Lewisville Lake. The Shoreline Trail and The Tribute Shoreline Trail both provide free access to stunning views, an array of native flora and fauna, and a relaxing escape from hustle and bustle. These trails are just one of our Top 5 Outdoor Activities in The Colony.
Paddle the Lake at Sunset
Experience Lewisville Lake in a completely new way. DFW Surf offers paddleboard rental and tours departing from Hidden Cove Park and Marina. The Paddle & Pint tours are one of their most popular activities, guiding paddlers through the lake waters to a secluded beach for a craft brew tasting and idyllic views of the North Texas sunset. Once the sun goes down, the paddles light and illuminate the way back to shore. If you’re an experienced paddleboarder, check out the SUP Yoga class, a twist on the traditional workout.
Decompress with Yoga
Whether on dry land or sunny shore, yoga helps to clear the mind, stretch the body, and relax the soul. Uptown Yoga offers drop-in classes for a quick session at a premiere studio or specialized workshops like Yin & Winedown where attendees relax deeply into poses then finish of the 90-minute class with a wine-tasting. Check out our calendar of events for more guided yoga opportunities, like free rooftop classes at TopGolf and dog-friendly classes at The Shacks at Austin Ranch.
Sleep Soundly at a Local Hotel
A good night’s sleep is the best way to relax and restore your body. At the end of a long day, cozy up in soft hotel sheets and blissfully drift to sleep. To ensure you’re getting the most out of your overnight stay, select the best hotel for you. Base your booking on the following criteria:
- Amenities: Which are at the top of your wish list – complimentary hot breakfast for those lazy mornings, full bar for a bedtime nightcap, or high-speed wifi to search for must-see attractions.
- Length of Stay: The Colony offers a variety of accommodations, including extended-stay hotels if you’ll be in town longer than a few days. Enjoy amenities like in-room kitchenettes and evening receptions with complimentary drinks and snacks at these hotels.
- Allergies: Various hotels offer allergy-friendly rooms, which feature in-room filtration, sanitized soft surfaces, and microfiber pillowcases and mattress covers to eliminate dust and dander.