30 Relaxing Spa Getaways across America

Unwind and spoil yourself at these gorgeous wellness retreats.

By Lyn Mettler, ContributorMarch 26, 2018
By Lyn Mettler, ContributorMarch 26, 2018, at 11:09 a.m.
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St. Somewhere Spa, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort: Hollywood, Florida

You're on island time when you visit the spa at this Jimmy Buffett-influenced resort. Let all of your cares fall away as you choose from specials like the Lost Shaker of Salt Scrub (where you'll sip a margarita while your skin is exfoliated), the Tequila Sunrise facial and the Massagerita, which features handcarved salt stones and lime essential oils.
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The Spa at West Baden, West Baden Springs Hotel: West Baden Springs, Indiana

Set in the heart of the rolling hills of southern Indiana, this elegant spa, famous for its 100-foot-tall atrium built in the early 1900s, features marble inlaid floors and handblown glass in a natatorium-style setting. The two-level facility also has a fitness center and an indoor lap pool.
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Sanctuary Spa, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa: Paradise Valley, Arizona

Guests of the Sanctuary Spa can select from a range of Asian-inspired treatments, including options from specialized Sensei therapists, to enjoy while taking in fantastic views of Camelback Mountain. There is also a Zen meditation garden, a reflecting pond and a pool for aquatic massages. For a more luxurious experience, choose to stay in the four-bedroom Spa House, which has its own personal Sensei specialist and a spa concierge.
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These fabulous spas will surely leave you wanting more.

Are you in need of relaxation and renewal by the sea, mountains or desert? Then consider pampering yourself at one of these tranquil spots. Whether you're looking for a peaceful destination to do yoga, receive the perfect pedicure or the ultimate body massage, these spas have it all.

The Spa at Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel): Beverly Hills, California

You'll feel like a movie star at the swanky Beverly Wilshire's spa, which offers treatments with ingredients like diamond dust and 24-karat gold. Plus, it is the only spa in the world to offer Targeted Toning technology to reduce cellulite and soften wrinkles and fine lines. Kids ages 12 to 17 even have access to special treatments with princess and rock star themes.

Sanctuary Spa, Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa: Paradise Valley, Arizona

Guests of the Sanctuary Spa can select from a range of Asian-inspired treatments, including options from specialized Sensei therapists, to enjoy while taking in fantastic views of Camelback Mountain. There is also a Zen meditation garden, a reflecting pond and a pool for aquatic massages. For a more luxurious experience, choose to stay in the four-bedroom Spa House, which has its own personal Sensei specialist and a spa concierge.

St. Somewhere Spa, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort: Hollywood, Florida

You're on island time when you visit the spa at this Jimmy Buffett-influenced resort. Let all of your cares fall away as you choose from specials like the Lost Shaker of Salt Scrub (where you'll sip a margarita while your skin is exfoliated), the Tequila Sunrise facial and the Massagerita, which features handcarved salt stones and lime essential oils.

The Spa at West Baden, West Baden Springs Hotel: West Baden Springs, Indiana

Set in the heart of the rolling hills of southern Indiana, this elegant spa, famous for its 100-foot-tall atrium built in the early 1900s, features marble inlaid floors and handblown glass in a natatorium-style setting. The two-level facility also has a fitness center and an indoor lap pool.

Indian Springs Spa, Indian Springs Resort and Spa: Calistoga, California

Located in the midst of California's wine country is Calistoga, which is known for its thermal hot springs and draws those in search of treatments using its mineral waters. Indian Springs Resort, which has four thermal geysers, is home to a Mission Revival-style spa, where guests can enjoy mud baths with thermal water and volcanic ash, as well as soaks in the resort's thermal water-fed pool.

Cedar Creek Spa, Big Cedar Lodge: Ridgedale, Missouri

Get cozy at this spa in the Ozarks of Missouri, where you'll find timber ceilings, fireplaces and heated tables, as well as an outdoor hot pool for soaking. Don't miss the heated indoor grotto pool, which has loungers offering full-body massage jets and sits near an ice room for cold therapy. Book a stay at the quaint Spa Cottage, a Tudor-style accommodation that is connected by a bridge to the spa and is built over a stream.

Spa by JW, JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort: Marco Island, Florida

In addition to offering traditional spa treatments, the spa at this JW Marriott outpost has Express spa services that do not require an appointment. The 24,000-square-foot facility also features a private outdoor pool, hot and cold soaking tubs and a steam room. What's more, guests can enjoy a personal training session or a live or virtual fitness class at the on-site fitness center.

The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass, Viceroy Snowmass: Snowmass Village, Colorado

Step into mountain luxury at Viceroy Snowmass' Ute Indian-inspired spa, located just a few minutes from upscale Aspen. This warm and lush spa set behind a large brass gate features Vichy showers, a couples suite and a relaxation lounge. Choose from treatments like the Ute Sun Dance Ritual, the Npato Mineral Mud Exfoliation and the Bros, Brews and Brats service for men, complete with a house-made bratwurst.

Naupaka Spa & Wellness Centre, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina: Kapolei, Hawaii

It's hard not to feel relaxed in Hawaii, especially when visiting the Naupaka Spa & Wellness Centre, which offers 35,000 square feet of space spread across four levels. Treatments are inspired by ancient Hawaiian healing traditions and local indigenous practices and include volcanic foot and leg treatments, a passion fruit exfoliation and a sea plant body wrap.

The Spa at Gateway Canyons, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort: Gateway, Colorado

Imagine yoga with a view of the red rocks and canyons of western Colorado. At The Spa at Gateway Canyons, you can enjoy morning yoga classes (available every day except Sunday) and choose from desert-inspired treatments, such as the Native Desert Sage oil massage, the Canyon River Mud Wrap with wild sage and lavender and even a Blooming Cactus Body Ritual featuring a prickly pear cactus gel wrap.

The Spa at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach Resorts: Pebble Beach, California

Picture endless views of the rocky Pacific shoreline, perfectly green golf courses and Monterey cypress trees, and you've got the sights you'll enjoy at The Spa at Pebble Beach. The spa's signature services blend the healing properties of plants, herbs and minerals indigenous to the area and range from massages and wraps to water treatments and nail care.

Allegria Spa, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa: Beaver Creek, Colorado

Located right at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the small village of Beaver Creek, Allegria Spa is known for its Aqua Sanitas water sanctuary. Modeled on ancient Roman baths, this wet area offers hydrotherapy pools, showers and more with alternating hot and cold temperatures. If your skin is feeling dry from Colorado's climate, you can indulge in the hydrating Colorado Wild Rose Cure with rose geranium body butter.

The Well Spa, Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton: Indian Wells, California

Less than 20 miles from Palm Springs, The Well Spa is a desert oasis for those looking to relax and rejuvenate. Visitors will find plenty of high-end amenities from eucalyptus-infused steam rooms to outdoor treatment options for enjoying a massage or other service in the fresh air. Choose from classic treatments like facials, massages and body scrubs and wraps, as well as salon services, such as waxing, pedicures and manicures.

Woodlands Spa, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Farmington, Pennsylvania

Take your pick of services to enjoy at the Woodlands Spa in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania. With a design based on feng shui principles, this spa incorporates natural elements from the surrounding Allegheny Mountains. Guests will find a 2,400-square-foot fitness center, a full-service salon and a spa for kids ages 5 to 13.

Spa at Squaw Creek, Resort at Squaw Creek, A Destination Hotel: Olympic Valley, California

North Lake Tahoe visitors can seek rest and relaxation at the Resort at Squaw Creek. This property's calming spa offers outdoor whirlpools, year-round heated swimming pools, a fitness center and memory foam treatment beds. Multiple generations can even enjoy a group session with the 25-minute Chillax Together service for ages 6 and older.

Infinity Massage, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort: Honolulu

How does a traditional Hawaiian massage sound while enjoying a view of Diamond Head State Monument or Waikiki Beach? Two of Infinity Massage's treatment rooms include these spectacular vistas. Choose from a variety of massages, such as shiatsu, deep tissue, myofascial or Swedish, while breathing in the salty Pacific air.

Spa at The Del, Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton: Coronado, California

Choose from an array of ocean-inspired treatments at the oceanfront Hotel del Coronado's spa. After checking in, take a minute to enjoy a "sound bath," an audible experience of gongs and crystal singing bowls designed to help you relax. If you can get there on a Monday, you'll receive 20 percent off of treatments lasting 50 minutes or longer and a complimentary glass of Champagne.

Kohler Waters Spa, Destination Kohler: Kohler, Wisconsin

At Kohler Waters Spa, the focus is on – you guessed it – water. The spa features the latest therapeutic water treatments, which may include hearing and feeling water through devices such as the KOHLER Custom Vichy shower and the WaterTile body spray. Also on-site are plunge pools, saunas, steam rooms, a relaxation pool with a waterfall and a rooftop deck with a whirlpool.

Spa Montage, Montage Laguna Beach: Laguna Beach, California

Sit back and relax at the Spa Montage, which overlooks the Pacific coastline. Inside, you'll find facilities that pay tribute to their natural surroundings, from eucalyptus steam rooms and dry redwood saunas to ocean air whirlpools and lounges with fireplaces. Spa guests can also break a sweat at the oceanfront fitness center, take a yoga class or swim in the adults-only lap pool.

ESPA at Vdara, Vdara Hotel & Spa at Aria Las Vegas: Las Vegas

Tired of the craziness that is Las Vegas? Enter the tranquil world of ESPA at Vdara. Part of the spa's aim is to educate its guests about each treatment's benefits and to provide advice for continued well-being. Plus, spa guests have access to a eucalyptus steam room, a redwood sauna, a meditation lounge, heated lounge chairs and a pool.

The Spa at La Costa, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa: Carlsbad, California

At The Spa at La Costa, you'll find plenty of reasons to let go of stress. Indulge in healthy fare at the on-site Spa Café, take a barefoot stroll down the reflexology walkway or unwind in the Roman waterfall showers. You can also take advantage of medical consultations, wellness workshops and yoga and meditation sessions at the resort's Chopra Center.

SPA InterContinental, InterContinental Boston: Boston

Step away from busy city life into a respite of calm at the SPA InterContinental in Boston. The spa offers what it calls the "art of farm-to-table spa experiences," featuring fresh honey in many of its treatments. Choose from the Signature Honey Butter Manicure & Pedicure, the Signature Healing Honey Massage or the Honey Butter Cocoon Body Treatment.

Spa at the Boulders, Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton: Carefree, Arizona

Pamper yourself at Boulders Resort & Spa in the Sonoran Desert. The property's 33,000-square-foot spa features Zen-like treatment rooms and a meditative labyrinth. Three treatment categories – Desert Zen, Global Shaman and Radiant Oasis – are available. The spa also has a cafe that serves healthy meals made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn, The Omni Park Grove Inn: Asheville, North Carolina

Venture into this underground spa and you'll discover rock walls, tunnels and fiber optic stars on the ceiling, plus wet facilities like waterfall pools and a lap pool with underwater music. Additional amenities include eucalyptus-infused steam rooms, saunas and three fireside lounges where you can sink away from the craziness of the world above.

Waldorf Astoria Spa, Waldorf Astoria Park City: Park City, Utah

Your spa experience starts as soon as you step foot in the contemporary, mountain-influenced Waldorf Astoria Spa in Park City. You'll immediately see a flowing water feature that evokes "transformation." Then, you'll descend a grand staircase to one of several lounges to sip a custom tea before beginning your selected service. These may include the Waldorf Signature Facial, the Mountain Salvation Sports Massage or the Lavender Zen body scrub.

The Spa at Wentworth Mansion, Wentworth Mansion: Charleston, South Carolina

Set in the former stables of a grand 19th-century home that now houses a hotel, The Spa at Wentworth Mansion features many historical architectural details, including the property's original vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, glass bricks and etched wood floors. Spa-goers may indulge in a gentleman's facial, couples massage or hydrating wrap while taking a break from exploring this charming city.

Hawanawana Spa, Four Seasons Resort Lanai: Lanai City, Hawaii

For total seclusion, visit Hawaii's smallest inhabited island for a treatment using local ingredients at Hawanawana Spa. The Ocean Ritual incorporates wild seaweed and undaria algae oil, while the Lanai Tai Signature Scrub features a honey sugar scrub with fresh pineapple. You can also opt for the Nani Koki Head-to-Toe Ritual for a complete body renewal.

Spa Montage Deer Valley, Montage Deer Valley: Park City, Utah

Spa Montage Deer Valley offers various ways to soothe your aching muscles after a long day skiing or hiking Park City's beautiful landscape. You can recoup amid saunas, steam rooms and Vichy showers or while enjoying one of several spa services. For a healthy pre- or post-treatment meal, order a smoothie or signature salad from the spa cafe's lunch menu.

The Spa at The Broadmoor, The Broadmoor: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Offering 45,000 square feet of space, the spa at this iconic Colorado property exudes turn-of-the-century elegance. Inside, you'll find a salon, dry saunas and a fitness center, as well as two pools. Try the Tuscan Fig Hydrotherapy Ritual for a Tuscan-inspired bath that features oils made from chardonnay grape seeds and Tuscan figs. You may also want to opt for an oxygen infusion if you start to feel uneasy from Colorado's high altitude.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas: Las Vegas

Chic Shanghai decor is everywhere you turn in this upscale Las Vegas spa. Let your stress melt away as you take in views of the Strip while you enjoy a massage, facial or pedicure. For even more relaxation, participate in the Digital Silence Ceremony (which has you check in your digital devices during your treatment) or visit the Chinese Foot Spa for a foot and leg massage using pressure points to detoxify the body.
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