25 Spas to Watch: Yuan Spa in Bellevue, Washington

Yuan Spa

Yuan Spa, Bellevue, WA
yuanspa.com

Founded: 2011
Owner: Zee Zhang
Size: 8,000 square feet
Highlights:

  • Named as having the Best Facial in Seattle in Allure magazine’s 2013 Best of Beauty list and as Best New Spa by Seattle magazine in 2012
  • Designed by renowned local interior architect Chien Chen
  • Extensive facilities include hydrotherapy pools, saltwater pool, eucalyptus sauna and cedar dry sauna (hydrotherapy area is based on a traditional Asian bathhouse)
  • Focused on green practices and organic products

Why locals love it: Feels like an urban oasis with a down-to-earth atmosphere; offers services not readily found elsewhere (tui na, acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, reiki); skilled massage therapists who love their work