Relax and Rejuvenate: Your Ultimate Atlanta Wellness Itinerary

Retreat to Atlanta for 48 hours of Rest and Relaxation

Escape the daily grind and reconnect with your mind, body and spirit during a wellness weekend in Atlanta.

Day 1: Rest and Restore

Wondering where to enjoy your wellness retreat? Atlanta offers Southern hospitality. Stay at one of these Atlanta hotels with spa services and spend your first day resting, relaxing and rejuvenating.


A woman lying on a massage table while a masseuse pours oil on her back.
Try the Midtown Massage at Four Seasons Atlanta for a full-body treatment unique to this location. (Photo courtesy of Four Seasons)

Four Seasons Atlanta promises a luxury experience with local flair. Paying homage to Midtown, some of the massages are inspired by the very neighborhood where it is located. The Midtown Massage was created exclusively for the Atlanta location and has a unique full-body treatment. The Piedmont Park Polish is a refreshing body scrub meant to transport you to Atlanta’s famous park. For a full relaxation experience, try the Blissful Combination, which includes a custom-blend body polish, full-body massage, and body scrub.

Where: 75 Fourteenth St. NE


A massage therapist smiling while she massages the shoulders of a woman lying on her table at the spa.
Exhale at Loews Hotel offers fitness opportunities and spa treatments to Atlanta visitors and residents. (Photo courtesy of Loews Hotel)

Located in Midtown, Exhale at Loews Hotel offers a unique wellness experience to Atlanta residents and visitors. Work out in the remodeled gym, have a personal training session in the new personal training facility and chill (well, sweat) in the sauna. Group fitness classes include HIIT & recovery, yoga, barre, Pilates Flow and more. Exhale Spa is one of the only wellness centers in Atlanta to have a co-ed hammam detox chamber and rain shower, sauna and steam rooms, and zen lounge, as well as a full menu of facials, massages, body scrubs and waxing services. You can spend hours at Exhale, recharging and relaxing.

Where: 1065 Peachtree St. NE


Decided to extend your work trip and spend a wellness weekend in Atlanta? Signia by Hilton is located Downtown at Georgia World Congress Center and has wellness amenities worth staying for. The fitness center offers all the equipment you love in a gym, plus group fitness classes. Pamper yourself at the beauty bar with high-end salon services such as blow outs, polish changes, facials, cut and color. Unwind at the spa with a massage or facial.

Where: Georgia World Congress Center, 159 Northside Drive NW


Restore your well-being with the wellness collection at The St. Regis Spa in Buckhead, where experiences are focused on restoring the physical, mental and spiritual self. In addition to the signature treatments designed exclusively for the Atlanta location, the spa offers massage therapy, body treatments, facials and a series of treatments designed for men. Perhaps most unique are the spiritual experiences, including sound therapy, Reiki, Indonesian Ancestral and a Himalayan Escape. Spa services include complimentary access to spa amenities on the day of your service. This includes locker and dressing room, tranquil showers, steam room, Himalayan Salt Stone sauna and lounge. 

Where: 88 West Paces Ferry Road NW


The Spa at The Whitley is located in Buckhead and offers luxury spa and salon services daily for both hotel guests and visitors to Atlanta. Offerings include massage and body treatments, skin therapy and nail treatments. There are a variety of experiences available to enhance your wellness retreat as a solo traveler, couple or group. The Distinguished Gentleman Collection includes The Southern Gentleman’s Massage, The Deep End Facial and Gentleman’s Hand and Foot Detail. Getaway for a Babymoon and enjoy the Baby Bump Massage and Mama to Be Body Polish. 

Where: 3434 Peachtree Road NE


A thermal spa with votive candles lit all along the border.
Soak in the thermal spa after your treatment at Waldorf Astoria Atlanta. (Photo courtesy of Hilton)

Located in Buckhead, near prime shopping and dining, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta offers the epitome of luxury for your wellness retreat. Amenities include a private garden for meditation and relaxation, a 60-foot saline lap pool, 24-hour fitness center with yoga studio and spa. Treatments include massage therapy, body treatments and facials. Unique to Georgia, the Forest Therapy Signature Collection includes forest bathing with native Georgian herbs in an experience that also benefits Trees Atlanta. Couples packages and discounted pricing are available for groups of 10.

Where: 3376 Peachtree Road NE

For more spa experience options, check out our guide to the Must Try Spas in Atlanta.

Day 2: Sweat It Out

You’ve rested and restored your Zen. Now, it’s time to sweat it out. What better way to get your blood pumping than a fitness class in Atlanta.


ClassPass allows you to purchase credits toward booking fitness classes, gyms, salons and spas. With plans for every budget, it’s a great option for keeping up with your fitness and wellness routine while traveling. Atlanta is one of the many locations available, with hundreds of options for fitness, wellness and beauty treatments.


Attend a free fitness class on the Atlanta BeltLine. Visit the BeltLine events calendar when planning your visit. Past activities have included yoga, aerobics, HIIT workouts, boot camps, Zumba, barre, walking and biking tours, hiking and more. 


Take a class or do your own workout at Piedmont Park in the heart of Midtown.

Enjoy a variety of free fitness opportunities through the Piedmont Park health and wellness program. During the warmer months, several different fitness classes pop up around the park, and year-round, every Tuesday, join the weekly 45-minute group walk. When there is no class, make Piedmont Park your gym and head over to the Active Oval area for a run around the .52 mile running track and body weight exercises using the outdoor gym and stone stairs. Check out the Piedmont Park website to stay in the know.

Where: 1071 Piedmont Ave. 


A woman in a yoga post in front of the manta rays and whale sharks at Georgia Aquarium.
Take a yoga class with a one-of-a-kind view at Georgia Aquarium. (Photo courtesy of Georgia Aquarium)

Wellness by the Water is a unique group yoga experience at Georgia Aquarium led by Dancing Dogs Yoga. These 60-minute classes take place in the Oceans Ballroom with views of manta rays and whale sharks. Advance registration is required and includes free parking. 

Where: 225 Baker St. NW


Have a free sweat sesh with your friends on The Home Depot Backyard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Photo by Mooreshots, LLC)

The Home Depot Backyard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium offers free group fitness classes powered by Lululemon. Free Fitness on the Field includes signature fitness events and weekly classes such as yoga, bootcamp and HIIT workouts. Bring your friends or make new ones.

Where: 1 AMB Dr. NW

For more ideas, check out our guide to Free Ways to Workout in Atlanta.


The Wellness Spot is a Black-owned fitness and day spa located in College Park. Services include traditional massage therapy as well as full body assisted stretching, skin therapy, waxing, nail therapy and infrared sauna. There are several spa packages available to meet your needs. Group fitness classes include strength training, yoga, Pilates, barre and various dance classes. 

Where: 3397 Main St., College Park, Ga.

Nourish Your Body with Good Food

The Salad Bar at Saltwood at Loews Hotel is an experience of endless fresh ingredients. (Photo by Daniela Cintron)

Whether you’ve spent the day focusing on R&R or sweating it out in a fitness class or two, you’ll want to fuel and nourish your body with good food. Add a few of these restaurants to your wellness weekend itinerary and then toast to your wellness with a must-try mocktail from one of these Atlanta restaurants.

Explore Vegan and Plant-Based Restaurants in Atlanta for more options, and check out more of our suggested itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip to Atlanta.

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