Thomas Jefferson was a "spa lifestyle" advocate believing in natural and preventative healing through plants and herbs. To pay homage to the founder of the University of Virginia, our spa combines some of the same plants used by Jefferson with the latest in technology for a complete spa experience tailored to your needs. 

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General Spa Information
To make the most of your spa time, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment. This allows you to relax and unwind before your treatment begins.

Regular Spa Hours

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For Your Appointment
We recommend making appointments two weeks in advance. If you have a preference for a male or female therapist, please let us know when scheduling your appointment. Spa appointments can be booked by calling 434.972.2253.

A robe and slippers will be provided for use during your treatments, and your body will remain fully draped, except for the area being worked on. 


Product Lines
Eminence Organic Skin Care
Éminence Organic Skin Care is an award winning skin care line that embodies more than half a century of herbal craftsmanship and experience, and several centuries of unsurpassed skin rejuvenation techniques unique to Hungary and delivers the highest quality natural skin care to leading salons, spas and their clients. Our superior spa treatments rely on a unique combination of hand-picked fresh ingredients which are hand-mixed with pure waters drawn from a thermal hot spring lake containing minerals and trace elements found nowhere else on earth. All of our products are handmade in Hungary without any heating or hydrogenating processes. Clients will immediately see and feel the difference evolving from the extremely high fruit content, and high level of active ingredients. Vitamins are captured in their all-natural fresh base, offering dramatic results as actual seeds, pulps and peels begin the regenerative and healing powers that only nature can produce.

Eminence products are free of parabens and other harsh chemicals and are guaranteed to be 100% natural to ensure that the clients see and feel the dramatic results associated with the Eminence line. Eminence products have never been tested on animals, and our packaging is 100% recyclable. Experience the world of Eminence, naturally yours since 1958.  

• No.1 cleansing device recommended by dermatologists
• We recommend Clarisonic for the best results at home
• Clarisonic extends your benefits between visits
• Smart Profile™ removes makeup 11X better than hands alone
• It does the work for you—automatically adjusting for the best results
• It prepares skin for better absorption of your skin care products


  • When should I arrive?
    To make the most of your spa time, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment. This allows you to relax and unwind before your treatment begins.

  • What about my comfort?
    Please notify us should you ever feel any discomfort. This can include the pressure of your massage, room temperature, or the volume of the music. We are a non smoking, cell phone free facility.  We ask that you please leave cell phones at home or on silent in your locker so as not to disturb other guests.

  • What if I'm late for my appointment?
    Your appointment is scheduled to begin and end at a specific time. Your treatment will end at the scheduled time so as not to inconvenience other guests.

  • Should I bring my jewelry and valuables?
    We recommend you do not bring your jewelry or valuables to the spa. Our suggestion would be to leave your valuables at home or in your room safe. We do have private lockers for you to store your personal belongings.

  • What if I need to cancel or reschedule?
    If you wish to reschedule, change or cancel your appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance to avoid being charged a cancellation fee of 50 percent for the service(s). Those that do not show for their appointments without calling to cancel will be charged the full rate.

  • Should I leave a gratuity for my provider?
    For your convenience, an 18% service charge will be applied to all spa services of which 15% is gratuity for your therapist(s). The additional 3% is allocated as a facility usage fee. Therapist gratuities may be adjusted at your discretion.


      The Spa at Boar's Head  |  434.972.2253  |  Charlottesville, Virginia Spa Resort

    • Spa products: FarmHouse Fresh and Eminence




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