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Gettysburg Day Spa: A Haven of Relaxation and Rejuvenation

Updated: Dec 13, 2023

Nestled in the historic town of Gettysburg, a place steeped in history and character, lies the Gettysburg Day Spa. What sets this establishment apart is not only its status as the area's sole full-service hair salon and day spa but also its unique location along the historic Willoughby Run. The spa's very setting echoes with tales of natural wellness and renewal, making it a true gem in the heart of this historically significant region.

Live.Work.Play is thrilled to highlight them today.

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Why/How did you start your business?

I started my business at the kitchen table learning to do acrylic nails. About 25 years ago I challenged myself to do my own nails and started practicing on friends and family. I slowly grew my business and added new clients until I was so busy I had to find a place to expand. My husband and I purchased a house at 221 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg and renovated it into a nail and hair salon. In 2010, we added spa services. By 2014, we expanded again into our current building at 730 Chambersburg Road.

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What makes your business unique?

We are the area's only full-service hair salon and day spa. Our location along historic Willoughby Run and the long-ago site of Katalysine Springs, a natural healing spring, make us unique in addition to the character of the building itself. We are located in the former Gettysburg Country Club where former President Dwight D. Eisenhower once played golf. Our mission is to provide our guests with the highest level of customer service in a pleasant, comfortable, and professional atmosphere.

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How do you define success?

Success for me means doing my best to make a great place for people to work, where they can feel safe, grow their business and create a comfortable lifestyle for themselves. It also means having a welcoming place for our guests to relax and know that they are receiving quality services. What motivates you?

I am motivated by always trying to improve. If you’re not growing, you are dying.

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What products/services do you offer and or what market does your company serve?

We offer excellent salon and spa services including hair color, highlights, haircutting, manicures, pedicures, facials, body treatments such as scrubs and wraps, and massage in addition to wedding services.

From the moment you step into the spa's inviting ambiance, you're greeted by a dedicated team committed to ensuring your experience is nothing short of exceptional. The Gettysburg Day Spa serves as a sanctuary for locals and visitors alike, offering a respite from the ordinary and a chance to embrace wellness in all its forms. With a legacy of growth, commitment, and relaxation, the spa stands as a testament to the power of rejuvenation.

Whether you're seeking a place to unwind, pamper yourself, or find solace in the echoes of history, the Gettysburg Day Spa invites you to be a part of their story.

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Learn More About Gettysburg Day Spa

Location: 730 Chambersburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone: (717) 334-8423

Social Media: @gettysburgdayspa on Instagram and Facebook and @GburgDaySpa on Twitter and Pinterest.

Services Offered

  • Consultations

  • Day Spa Services including skin care, facials, massages, microdermabrasion, tanning, waxing and hair removal.

  • Hair Care & Treatment including: Hair Cut, Hair Styling, Perm or Straighten, & Color

  • Makeup

  • Eyelash Extension

  • Manicure and Pedicures

Business Hours

Sunday Closed

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday 12:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

*They are handicap and wheelchair accessible, provide WiFi, and accept walk-ins.

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