This Japanese Bath House In North Carolina Will Melt Your Stress Away

Can we all simply agree that North Carolina has it all? And so much so that we’re often in awe of the endless variety of things to do! We also have to admit, when we first thought of a Japanese bath house we may have raised an eyebrow – but we quickly moved past that, and so will you. Because this hidden treasure is a spa retreat like no other in the Tar Heel State. And the bath houses? Prepare to be wow’d…

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Shoji Spa and Lodge is located at 96 Avondale Heights Rd., Asheville, NC 28803. A one-hour pass for a private salt tub soak is currently $45. Two hours of private soak time costs $90 and includes full use of the hot cedar sauna, showers and cold plunge (cold plunge is only available seasonally). Yukata, sandals and spa towel included. Want to spend the night (or longer)? They have lodging available! Learn more on their official website!