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 through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 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.  

Body Bliss
Body Bliss, headquartered in Sedona, Arizona, is the US based industry leader in formulation and production of natural and therapeutic spa products.  Body Bliss was formed by a group of individuals whose backgrounds included massage, bodywork, aromatherapy, color therapy, botanical science, teaching and design.

It has always been our belief that the healing potential of aromatherapy is widely underestimated, and is realized only through the use of the purest and most complete therapeutic grade essential oils.
We search the world for “boutique” growers and distillers of essential oils. Working with a small collective of farmers who are dedicated to their art, and invested in taking care of the natural environment, we offer over 100 organic, ethically wild crafted or ecologically sensible essential oils and CO2 extracts. These wonderful oils form the basis of our products.

ZENTS creates luscious and luxe products for the body that are packed with hydrators, clinically proven age-defying plant extracts, probiotic peptides, and our biodynamic stress busting Zen Blend flower essences. Soothe, smooth, and firm your skin in your choice of gentle spa-grade aromas or Unzented, a collection of unscented goods ideal for sensitive skin and chemically sensitive people. Up to 98% organic. 

Our mindful company is committed to bettering the world. GIVING BACK… We raise money and awareness for global non-profits, and we join forces with our spa partners to benefit local charities. SOURCED WITH LOVE… Our hand-harvested shea butter benefits women in Africa. Our Concreta stones support Indian artisans. Locally sourced ingredients from small US organic and biodynamic farmers minimize our carbon footprint.

ALWAYS: Vegan, Gluten Free, Cruelty Free
NEVER: Parabens, Phthalates, Propylene Glycol, Petroleum, Dyes, Sulfates, Palm Oil


FAQ:  Spa Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can guide me in selecting my treatments?
    Any one of our spa associates are able to plan your perfect spa experience. Please call the Spa at 434.972.2253 to reserve your services.

  • Is there an age requirement?
    Individuals under the age of 12 may  receive nail services (manicure and pedicure) only. Individuals ages 13 through 16 may receive massages and facials, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian in the treatment room. For all guests under the age of 18 an informed consent must be signed by a parent or legal guardian before services are rendered. For safety reasons, children under the age of 16 may not otherwise accompany you in the spa.

  • What do I wear during my treatment?
    A robe and slippers are provided for your use.  Disrobe to your comfort level. Undergarments are not necessary, but you may wear them during your treatment if you prefer.  Our licensed therapists are trained to assure your privacy at all times.  

  • What if I have special health considerations?
    It is important to notify our spa team of any medical conditions. These may include high blood pressure, heart conditions, recent surgeries, allergies, or pregnancy. 

  • 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.


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