Getting Started

How to Open a Spa

Whether it’s your first franchise or you’re an experienced franchise owner, the MassageLuXe franchise model empowers you to get more out of what you want from your franchise and your life. Acquiring a MassageLuXe franchise of your own is an important decision for everyone involved. Learn how to open a spa in 10 steps.


If you want to learn how to open a spa, research the spa and massage industry. Visit a MassageLuXe franchise location, if possible, to get a feel for the brand.

Initial Inquiry

Submit your contact information at the bottom of this page to receive a MassageLuXe infographic. You can also schedule a call with a franchise development representative.

Review Infographic

Review the MassageLuXe infographic, which includes information on the spa and massage franchise industry, MassageLuXe locations, and a message from our CEO, Mark Otter.

The MassageLuXe infographic will give you a basic level of understanding of the potential benefits of opening a massage spa franchise. The infographic will show you spa industry trends and help give you the ability to decide if this is the right business decision for you.

Information Exchange

If you decide to open a spa after reviewing the MassageLuXe infographic, you will then submit a preliminary questionnaire.

Once you submit your information, a franchise development representative will contact you to schedule a brief pre-screening interview. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about how to open a spa during this interview.

Franchise Review

Through a series of scheduled telephone conferences, correspondence exchanges, and presentations with one of our professional development team members, you will have the opportunity to learn about the MassageLuXe business model and our support systems.

Part of the franchise review process will include a webinar, during which you will review the MassageLuXe business model in greater detail. You will be provided information on the spa and massage franchise industry, startup costs, and the types of agreements offered. You will also learn more about investment levels, royalty fees, and financial representation.

Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) Review

You will then review our Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDD) and gain an understanding of the site selection and spa construction process. You will be given direct access to existing owners so you can speak with them about any issues, concerns, or questions you may have about how to open a spa.

A franchise development representative will schedule a call with you to discuss the FDD.

Discovery Visit

You will have the opportunity to visit our corporate headquarters and observe how our programs and business systems operate. At this time, you will also meet, interview, and be interviewed by corporate executives and other team members responsible for supporting owners and their businesses.

During the Discovery Visit, you will review each department that supports the MassageLuXe franchise system, and you will meet the department leaders who will assist your future growth.

Final Discussions

Finally, you will discuss financing options available and preparation of the business plan and lender package. You will also review the franchise agreement with your lawyers.

Real Estate Search and Site Selection

Real estate is an important aspect of opening your spa, and we will provide a great deal of support and engagement throughout this process.

A MassageLuXe representative will visit the market and get to know the area while helping you determine which neighborhood to target.

Open a Spa

MassageLuXe franchise representatives will help you with site development, training, and operations. Additionally, we provide sourcing for fixtures and equipment, a grand opening advertising program, as well as ongoing marketing support. You will be ready to open a spa in no time!

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Contact Us

Learn how you can start your MassageLuxe spa franchise today. Complete the form below and we’ll email you our infographic, which includes the answers to many frequently asked questions.

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For more information please contact Sean Rentchler by phone at 636-680-9014 or email

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