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by Alex Robinson

North America—Wellness Destination Resorts

United States


Canyon Ranch Wellness Resorts

Mindfulness Retreats

At Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona;
Lenox, Massachusetts; or Woodside, California, your mind and body find exactly
what they crave: energizing activities, stress-slaying massage, healthy cuisine. A
team of experts—physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and specialists
who bring together the best traditions from East and West—offer guidance.

The Chopra Whole Health Retreat

A recent match made in wellness heaven: The renowned Chopra Whole Health Retreat sets up a new home at Civana, a 1950s-style motel reimagined as a spa and wellness destination. Civana, in Carefree, Arizona, nestled in the Sonoran Desert, just outside of Scottsdale, presents an Ayurvedic wellness program with the Chopra Whole Health Retreat. civanacarefree.com

Mii Amo

Set to reopen in 2022, Mii Amo spa services
are available for now at Spa Suites at Boynton Canyon at Enchantment Resort. The intimate Mii Amo, tucked into the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona, is the perfect place to experience an utterly bespoke wellness program. The incredible red rock surround, considered by many to be a spiritual vortex, is perfect for hiking and adds a uniquely spiritual dimension. miiamo.com

Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

Miraval is committed to the wellness of its guests and their need to maintain a healthy life in balance. With a beautiful spa in Tucson designed to honor nature, the resort also hosts a multitude of challenges specially crafted to promote a lasting mind and body experience. miravalresorts.com


Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

Cal-a-Vie offers guests a number of programs that target wellness. Located just outside San Diego, this sunny destination that transports guests to the south of France focuses on reducing individual stress and bringing life into balance. cal-a-vie.com

California Health & Longevity Institute

Taking a holistic approach to
healthy living, the California Health & Longevity Institute, at the Four Seasons
Westlake, offers renowned experts in the fields of medicine, nutrition, fitness,
life balance and spa. Experience the signature lifestyle package that will provide
you with a foundation of healthy living strategies. chli.com

Canyon Ranch Wellness Resorts

Mindfulness Retreats

At Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona;
Lenox, Massachusetts; or Woodside, California, your mind and body find exactly
what they crave: energizing activities, stress-slaying massage, healthy cuisine. A
team of experts—physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and specialists
who bring together the best traditions from East and West—offer guidance.

Golden Door 

A stay at the Japanese-inspired Golden Door, in San Marcos, CA, will bring you to a place of inner peace and stillness. The 600-plus acres provide a gorgeous backdrop for hiking, running, swimming, playing tennis, or simply meditating and immersing yourself in nature. Surrounded by Zen gardens, guests enjoy delicious food from the beautiful gardens, experience sublime spa treatments and work with experts to become a healthier, more mindful version of themselves. goldendoor.com

The Ranch Malibu

The surroundings, high up in the Malibu hills, are spectacular, and the week-long wellness program at The Ranch Malibu is intense, rigorous and not for the fitness-challenged. Organic vegetarian cuisine will keep you satisfied but on track to meet your weight loss or detox goals. ranchmalibu.com

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

Temporarily closed. For an intense Ayurveda experience, Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm is located in Grass Valley, 150 miles north of
San Francisco. Affiliated with the Sivananda Institute of Health, the Farm offers a full program of yoga, meditation and wellness retreats. sivanandayogafarm.org

The Spa at 1440 Multiversity

Not far from San Francisco, The Spa at 1440 Multiversity (1440 being the number of minutes in a day) is a 75-acre state-of-the-art wellness destination in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz. Featuring over 300 programs, guests can sign on for immersive wellness packages with access to the Healing Arts Center, steam and sauna tucked into the forest. 1440.org

VeraVia Health & Wellness

Located in Carlsbad, California, the VeraVia Health & Wellness center offers a Wellness Retreat focused on changing behaviors from within to regularly renew your energy sources, eliminate self-defeating thought processes and improve your well-being and quality of life. veraviafit.com

We Care Spa

Set up for serious detox, this spot in Desert Hot Springs, California, is a place where you will drink a lot of water, green drinks and broth, and experience daily colonics and massage. Relax and recalibrate, sleep, enjoy a mud wrap or infrared sauna. wecarespa.com


Ayurveda Health Retreat

Florida’s Ayurveda Health Retreat is nestled in the historic town of Alachua, 20 minutes from Gainesville. Instead of palm trees and beaches, guests can expect an oasis of freshwater springs, parks and rivers, and a comprehensive Ayurvedic wellness program. ayurvedahealthretreat.com

Hippocrates Health Institute

At the Hippocrates Health Institute, guests are encouraged to educate, transform and heal with a life-changing program offered at the West Palm Beach location. hippocratesinst.org

Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa

Pritikin Longevity Center is located in Miami and surrounded by 650 acres of tropical paradise. The experiences vary for guests, as they are encouraged to educate themselves on wellness and create behaviors for a healthier lifestyle. pritikin.com


Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort

Set in the mountain highlands of the secluded island of Lanai, this luxe retreat uses data, technology and doctor-led preventive science— along with nourishing treatments, a wide array of fitness activities and healthy cuisine from Nobu— to set guests on their paths to wellness. sensei.com

The Sullivan Estate and Spa Retreat

The Estate is a truly holistic, all-natural spa with organic and locally sourced food. It offers anti- stress treatments, guided meditation and private yoga sessions. Guests can stay overnight or enjoy a day at the estate. sullivanestate.com


Sun Valley Resort

This resort in Idaho has a comprehensive wellness program, featuring acupuncture, cupping and Reiki, along with a range of restorative and detoxifying spa rituals. sunvalley.com


The Raj

A French-style manor set on 100 acres of Iowa countryside, The Raj ensures an authentic Ayurveda experience with consultations by a committee of Maharishi Ayurveda experts from India. theraj.com


Canyon Ranch Wellness Resorts

Mindfulness Retreats

At Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona;
Lenox, Massachusetts; or Woodside, California, your mind and body find exactly
what they crave: energizing activities, stress-slaying massage, healthy cuisine. A
team of experts—physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and specialists
who bring together the best traditions from East and West—offer guidance.


A tranquil center for yoga and health, Kripalu is located in Massachusetts, with a sprawling view of woodlands and water. Engulfed in serenity, guests will find themselves breathing, connecting and exploring their personal power and achieving their maximum wellness. kripalu.org


The Marsh

Located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, The Marsh is dedicated to helping guests achieve balance and fitness. The full-service spa is just one part of a comprehensive wellness facility that features a medically based fitness center and treatments perfect for embracing a healthy lifestyle and weight loss. themarsh.com

New Mexico

Ojo Santa Fe Spa & Resort

Destress and decompress at the former Sunrise Springs Spa Resort (renamed Ojo Santa Fe), sister to Ojo Caliente. From soaking in mineral pools to spa and yoga to spiritual journeys, it’s the perfect way to relax, unwind and quiet your mind, with endless transformative ways to soothe your mind, body and spirit—including holistic healing, wellness counseling and more. Activities include yoga, meditation, fitness, hiking, puppy play, horticulture, culinary and expressive arts classes, and Native American teachings. ojosantafe.ojospa.com

New York

Menla Mountain Retreat

With a healing center that offers a variety
of Western, Ayurvedic and ancient Tibetan treatment modalities, the Menla Mountain Retreat and Spa in woodsy upstate New York is an authentic wellness getaway where guests can tend to mind, body and spirit, and customize Tibetan spa and wellness treatments at the gorgeous Dewa Spa, based on personal lifestyle and individual needs. menla.us


The YO1 Wellness Center, an Ayurvedic wellness retreat in New York’s Catskill Mountains, offers six pathways to wellness, including stress, fatigue, weight management, toxicity and pain. With yoga, acupuncture and a 36-room spa, it is the newest addition to state-of-the-art wellness. yo1.com

North Carolina

Art of Living Retreat

Tucked into North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the Art of Living Retreat Center and Shankara Ayurveda Wellness spa offer immersive wellness experiences inspired by authentic yoga and Ayurvedic traditions. From signature workshops in the life-transforming power of breath and meditation to Ayurvedic cleanses that have been practiced for thousands of years, guests learn timeless tools to access lasting health and happiness. artoflivingretreatcenter.org

Westglow Resort & Spa

A health conscious Relais & Chateaux inn near Grandfather Rock State Park, in North Carolina, Westglow occupies a stately Greek Revival mansion. It offers a comprehensive wellness program, with one-on-one stress management assessments, nutritional consult, metabolic assessment and more. westglowresortandspa.com


Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort houses an on- site Holistic Healing Center designed to achieve life balance and wellness. Guests are given the opportunity to luxuriate in a number of services ranging from acupuncture to healing meditation. nemacolin.com

South Carolina

Hilton Head Health

Hilton Head Health has a history of presenting programs with a holistic approach to living. From a variety of fitness activities, health education, cooking classes, mindfulness training and island recreation activities to choose from, this is a great destination wellness getaway in a beautiful setting. hhhealth.com


Deer Lake Lodge Spa Resort

Texas’ hidden secret is nestled on 50 wooded acres near Houston. Veggie/liquid fasting, colonics, therapeutic spa treatments and yoga. As little as three days at the wellness and relaxation-focused Deer Lake Lodge Spa Resort will yield fast results that last. deerlakelodge.com

Lake Austin Spa Resort

Located on the bucolic shores of Lake Austin in the Texas Hill Country, the Lake Austin Spa offers stellar spa treatments drawn from the serene natural setting. Customize your visit and create a wellness program to include paddleboard yoga and traditional East Asian therapies, while enjoying delicious food in a tranquil setting. Perfect for a mother-daughter or girlfriend getaway. lakeaustin.com

Miraval Austin Resort & Spa

Tucked into Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, a 240-acre bird sanctuary in Texas Hill Country, on the grounds of what was formerly Austin’s Travaasa Spa, Miraval Resort & Spa will help bring your life in balance. miravalresorts.com



The big open country in Utah provides a stunning backdrop for hiking, horseback riding and rock climbing on the nearby mesas. Or sign on for one of the comprehensive wellness programs on offer. amangiri.com

Red Mountain Resort

Nestled among the red rocks of St. George, Utah, Red Mountain Resort is the perfect blend of adventure and solace. With excursions to Zion or Bryce National parks and a range of treatments at the award-winning spa, there is something for everyone. All-inclusive retreats include three healthy meals daily, guided hikes, fitness classes, cooking demos and more. redmountainresort.com


New Life Hiking Spa

Closed throughout 2021, The New Life Hiking Spa is an iconic property in Vermont’s Green Mountains that has been sharing the joys of hiking for 43 years. There is a spa, good food and lots of activities to occupy the day, but the reason that half the guests are repeat visitors is the hiking. newlifehikingspa.com


Eupepsia Wellness Resort

On 256 acres of rolling farmland in Virginia, bordering the Jefferson National Forest, Eupepsia is a wellness sanctuary with health and wellness programs that help guests reconnect with themselves—and nature. The Ayurvedic wellness spa, health screenings, outdoor activities and nutritional component move guests toward a goal of holistic health. eupepsia.com


Sundara Inn & Spa

This midwestern adults-only spa, set in Wisconsin, is committed to helping guests heal the body and energize the soul, with wellness classes and activities. Partake of forest bathing, guiding hikes, yoga, meditation, aqua yoga, superfood cooking lessons, chakra walks, Ayurvedic wellness and more. sundaraspa.com



Located in Wyoming, Amangani spa experiences offer an array of rejuvenating treatments and holistic programs. With four steam rooms, two exercise studios and a bespoke wellness program, this gorgeous getaway is a paradise for guests seeking health and wellness. aman.com


Central Mexico

Misión del Sol

Surrounded by beautiful gardens just four miles from Cuernavaca, outside Mexico City, Misión del Sol is designed around feng shui principles of space and light, and you can feel the energy in the spa, yoga and meditation classes, and Temazcal, the traditional Mexican steam bath with aromatic herbs. The healthy menu is made with organic ingredients. misiondelsol.com

El Santuario Resort and Spa

Set in Valle de Bravo, overlooking Valle de Bravo Lake, El Santuario features luxurious suites with private pools, a spa, sailing and equestrian activities, in a tranquil setting dotted with ponds. The spa offers a range of treatments and yoga classes. elsantuario.com/en

Hostal de la Luz

This holistic spa retreat is set in the village of Amatlán, 15 minutes from Tepoztlán, at the
foot of the Quetzalcóatl mountains, offering mountain views and a spa that focuses on holistic therapies, in the context of “holistic tourism.” From the traditional adobe structure to the practices of meditation and feng shui, Hostal de la Luz is intended to bring balance to its guests. hostaldelaluzresort.com/en-gb

Atlantic Coast

Chable Yucatan

In a stunning jungle setting outside Merida, in the Yucatan, Chable, built in an 18th-century hacienda, features a 14-room spa around a cenote. Many treatments incorporate Mayan healing rituals—drawing from an organic garden and healer on-property. There are temescals, local shamans, and a hydrotherapy circuit with a steam cave, a saltwater pool and three plunge pools. The entire property is suffused with an otherworldly peace and tranquility. chablehotels.com/Yucatan


The laid-back feel of Tulum makes Sanara feel like a detox retreat set away from the rest of the world, with retreats, a team of wellness therapists, alternative and complementary medicine practitioners who offer guests nutrition consultations, crystal healing, biomagnetic and craniosacral therapy, Mayan healing and more. sanaratulum.com

Pacific Coast

Cala de Mar

Offering seasonal wellness retreats, Cala de Mar features beautiful ocean views from all 59 of its rooms. Wellness programs integrate authentic Mexican healing modalities, and more, including meditation, qigong and quantum healing, near Ixtapa and Zihautanejo, where a vegan renaissance is taking place. calademar.com

Rancho La Puerta

For over 75 years, the Ranch has been
an industry leader in wellness and fitness programming and offers more than 60 fitness classes and activities at any given time. You can also experience a specialized men’s fitness program, exhilarating hikes, top-notch spa treatments and a hike and organic breakfast at the 3.5-acre organic farm. rancholapuerta.com



Kanaskis Nordic Spa

Tucked into a picture-postcard setting in Alberta, Kananaskis Nordic Spa is small but mighty. The centerpiece is the rejuvenating hydrotherapy course, set against the most incredible alpine forest and mountain views. The benefits of a few courses of warm-hot-cold-repeat, followed by restorative massage, are transformative. knordicspa.com

Meadow Spa & Pools

The newest spa in Banff is filled with natural light and set amid stunning mountain views. Meadow Spa offers restorative spa experiences in a peaceful environment, with private outdoor hot pools, sauna, private relaxation lounges, extensive fitness options and more. banffmeadowspa.com

British Columbia

Oak Bay Beach Hotel & Ocean Spa

The only oceanfront spa in Victoria, the Ocean Spa at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel features a wide range of spa and wellness treatments, and has been accoladed as one of the Top 25 Spas in Canada in the Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards. oakbaybeachhotel.com

Grail Springs Retreat for Wellbeing

Located near Bancroft, Ontario, known as the Mineral Capital of Canada, Grail Springs Retreat for WellBeing takes a holistic approach to wellness, in a gorgeous natural setting. Offerings include yoga, detox, healing spa treatments and expert talks on the art of living well.  grailsprings.com


Balnea Spa

Located in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, an hour-or-so from Montreal, Balnea offers over 25 types of massages, plus a thermal experience, including gorgeous saunas, outdoor baths, a thermal waterfall, a forest basin and more. The owners are also committed to forest and water conservation and are active participants in earth stewardship. balnea.ca

Spa Eastman

Located about 90 minutes from Montreal
in Canada’s idyllic Eastern Townships, Spa Eastman is a sustainable wellness resort and spa. Environmentally conscious, it has a commitment to wellness with spa treatments, a nail bar and organic products. spa-eastman.com

North America—Resorts With Wellness Program

United States


The Boulders

A labyrinth that takes cues from ancient Hopi medicine wheels, a fitness center and an on-site café are just a few of the offerings at The Boulders in Scottsdale, Arizona. Experience the Native American-inspired Turquoise Wrap with a turquoise clay wrap and a pure honey mask at the 33,000-square-foot spa. theboulders.com

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Located in Arizona’s blooming Sonoran Desert, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is the ultimate desert oasis. It offers robust fitness services from Pilates to TRX, aerial yoga to Surfset, as well as a wellness program with tailored nutrition, healing therapies and lifestyle plan. Its Well & Being Spa blends wellness and spa with treatments designed to help you along a path to “Find Your Energy."  fairmont.com/Scottsdale

L’Auberge de Sedona

In the midst of Sedona’s renowned spiritual
and healing vortex sites, L’Auberge is a calming oasis. The spa offers guests the chance to custom-blend local organic botanicals. The clean desert air and serene mystical setting provide
a perfect backdrop for yoga, desert hikes or transformation. lauberge.com

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa
at Montelucia

The 31,000-square-foot Spanish/Moroccan- inspired Joya Spa at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia supports wellness in many ways. When you arrive, you are met by a Joya Journey Coordinator who takes you to the Joy of Intention room, where you set an intention and choose from five healing stones to set the tone for your day. Next you enter the room of purification which contains a 55-pound quartz crystal, radiating multicolored light. Guests are asked to place both hands on the crystal, breathe in, and exhale, stress and negative energy. The spa features a hammam, which is a beautiful way to begin your wellness journey. omnihotels.com/hotels/scottsdale-montelucia

Royal Palms Resort

Located near Scottsdale’s famous Camelback Mountain, Royal Palms Resort offers signature treatments centered around the nurturing essences of the Mediterranean, soothing the spirit, renewing the body and enriching the mind, including a new on-staff herbalist, who creates organic offerings depending on what you need. Enjoy wellness with tai chi, Pilates and meditation classes. royalpalmshotel.com

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Nestled right up against Camelback Mountain, experience unique Asian-inspired treatments, hiking, biking and get moving with personalized fitness classes from yoga, Pilates and swimming. sanctuaryoncamelback.com

Arizona Biltmore

Set in the beautiful Sonoran desert, the Spa Biltmore offers a comprehensive wellness and recreation program, with mountain biking, desert hikes and more. Spa and wellness treatments incorporate vegan and organic ingredients and integrate local traditions. arizonabiltmore.com


Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas

Located in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, an hour-or-so from Montreal, Balnea offers over 25 types of massages, plus a thermal experience, including gorgeous saunas, outdoor baths, a thermal waterfall, a forest basin and more. The owners are also committed to forest and water conservation and are active participants in earth stewardship. alilahotels.com

Auberge du Soleil

Overlooking the Napa Valley is where you will find wine tasting and great food, hiking and biking proliferate in the Valley. The Auberge du Soleil allows you to create a barrier from the outside world so you can focus inward while taking in the beauty of nature. aubergedusoleil.aubergeresorts.com


It’s easy to breathe deeply at Bardessono. As a LEED Platinum-certified resort, every detail has been designed to put guests’ minds at ease. The restaurant menu is based on organic produce from the on-site garden and nearby farms. The spa treatments are seasonal and feature organic oils and ingredients. bardessono.com

Bernardus Lodge & Spa

The Bernardus Lodge & Spa is set on 28 acres in the heart of the Carmel Valley. The plots around the resort include chardonnay and pinot noir vines, fruit and vegetable orchards, and colorful gardens, and the resort uses the natural bounty around it in spa treatments. bernarduslodge.com

Calistoga Ranch

Closed indefinitely: Tucked into a private
canyon, this resort has abundant vegetable and herb gardens. Calistoga Ranch offers hiking and horseback riding through the Napa Valley as well as fitness classes. The spa offers soothing soaking pools, restorative organic spa treatments and a heated mineral pool to relax. calistogaranch.aubergeresorts.com

Carmel Valley Ranch

In the sunny foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains is a casual camp-inspired resort
with adventures that range from a daily hilltop meditation to the organic honey harvesting program. Guests may chant and meditate in sessions that take place at the top of the Huff ’n Puff hiking trail. carmelvalleyranch.com

Claremont Club & Spa

Located just outside San Francisco, the Claremont offers ancient acupuncture, rejuvenating facials and relaxing massages. Experience the spa, which focuses on holistic health, well-being and an array of lifestyle choices. fairmont.com/claremont-berkeley

Farmhouse Inn

Located in the tiny town of Forestville, California, the Farmhouse Inn will get you back into nature. The food is all locally sourced and the spa uses honey from the ranch in facial treatments, and carrots from the grounds are used in a puréed carrot mask. farmhouseinn.com

Las Alcobas Napa Valley

Nestled in St. Helena, the heart of the Napa Valley wine country, this one-of-a-kind Luxury Collection Hotel offers a transformative spa retreat opportunity for relaxation and renewal. During their stay, guests are invited to experience a signature massage treatment at the Atrio Spa and enjoy the dedicated yoga/ meditation studio overlooking the banks of a small creek and a neighboring winery. lasalcobasnapavalley.com


Temporarily closed, Meadowood Napa Valley features delicious three-star Michelin dining, wellness programs, refurbished rooms and suites, and a brand-new, world-class spa, with a sumptuous—but healthy—spa menu. Almost everything is locally sourced or grown in the Meadowood garden down the road. meadowood.com

Montage Healdsburg

The beauty and bounty of Sonoma wine country provide the inspiration for this resort and 11-room spa, which opened in 2020. Enjoy treatments infused with botanicals from the property, practice yoga in the vineyard-set garden then take a dip in the zero-edge pool. montagehotels.com

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa getaway is a Spanish hacienda-style resort located in California, just three miles outside the Los Padres National Forest. The spa menu includes Personal Journeys, Mind & Body classes and a professional line for the full wellness experience. ojairesort.com

Pebble Beach

If you like golf, you will love Pebble Beach,
an iconic sanctuary on California’s Monterey Peninsula. The Spa at Pebble Beach features 20 treatment rooms, a salt wall, fire pit and restorative wellness treatments for golfers and non-golfers alike.  pebblebeach.com/the-spa-at-pebble-beach

Post Ranch Inn

Set on 100 gorgeous acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn offers guests a chance to rejuvenate with an in-room massage, spa treatments with healing plants from the garden or yoga class. Or explore all that nature has to offer with amazing hikes. postranchinn.com

Rancho Valencia

This beautiful wellness resort is a true getaway, where you can wander through olive groves, take a tennis class with a U.S. Open winner, dine al fresco or enjoy the new and cutting-edge wellness and epigenetics program at the stunning spa. ranchovalencia.com

Ritz-Carlton Bacara

The Spa at Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, California (formerly the Bacara Spa) provides a holistic retreat experience, where guests can enjoy the pool, redwood sauna, eucalyptus steam room, fireside lounges and rooftop terrace. Treatments are both traditional and alternative and include massages, acupuncture, facials and more. ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/california/santa-barbara

Rush Creek Lodge

This lodge outside Yosemite National Park is both a convenient base for exploring the great outdoors and an idyllic place to recharge in a spa inspired by the region’s waterfalls, glaciers and hot springs. Find warm waterfall soaking coves, Himalayan salt rooms, sensory chambers and more, plus treatments that use crystals, CBD and hot stones. rushcreeklodge.com

Solage Resort & Spa

Framed by the soft ridges of the nearby mountains, enjoy healing geo-thermal pools and mineral-rich mud therapy of Solage Calistoga. Experience wellness sessions that offer private floating meditation, mindful awareness and detox and destress sessions. solage.aubergeresorts.com

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Surrounded by the Sierra National Forest, Tenaya Lodge offers snowshoe hiking, rock climbing and tours of Yosemite. Enjoy the spa infused with local, one-of-a-kind essences and the signature Firefall Body Renewal to keep your skin moisturized in the dry mountains. tenayalodge.com


The Broadmoor

This Colorado retreat puts the environment above all else with farm-fresh cuisine and on- site vegetable gardens. Its Fitness Center has an extensive selection of health and wellness programs, including a boot camp, yoga, Tai Chi as well as other levels of personal fitness. broadmoor.com

Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Devil’s Thumb Ranch, a two-hour drive out of Denver, is set on 6,000 stunning acres. The resort offers a restorative treatment called Altitude Adjustment, a relaxing massage that relies on a mix of strategically placed hot towels and aromatherapy oils to relax and center guests. devilsthumbranch.com

Gateway Canyons

Located in the secluded Canyons of Western Colorado, Gateway Canyons offers hiking, climbing and mountain biking in the canyons. Relax with yoga classes or at the spa, which only uses products packed with restorative natural ingredients.  gatewaycanyons.com

Park Hyatt Allegria Spa

A fixture on the slopes of Beaver Creek, the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek evokes the heart of its adjacent ski village. But the resort’s Allegria Spa, inspired by European therme philosophy, defines the spirit of wellness itself—in a sophisticated global mountain setting. allegriaspa.com


Surrounded by a pristine natural environment, the Sonnenalp in Vail offers a traditional European spa, which uses water therapies such as Turkish steam rooms, a Finnish sauna and a cold plunge pool. sonnenalp.com

St Julien Hotel & Spa

Boulder has long been a mecca for wellness seekers. St Julien Hotel & Spa, a serene 10,000-square-foot oasis, stocks product lines, such as Luzern, specifically adapted for Alpine climates. It concocts its own oils and creams from the hotel’s herb garden, along with bespoke spa packages. Of course, there is hiking and biking to get you outdoors and keep you there.  stjulien.com

Spa Anjali, The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa

Near Beaver Creek Mountain, in Vail Valley, this resort offers a 27,000-square-foot spa that uses only natural and organic lines. The spa offers innovative spa journeys based on experiences influenced by the Rocky Mountains, Alps and Himalayas. Stay in or take a dip in the outdoor saline lap pool. westinriverfrontbeavercreek.com

Viceroy Snowmass

Re-envisioned this year to the tune of $600 million, it now exudes a tonier vibe, one that complements the stylish Viceroy, which hugs the foot of the mountain, just steps from a chairlift. At Spa, designed by Jean-Michel Gathy to mirror the mountain’s elegant ambiance and to embody the four elements, interiors also honor the region’s Ute heritage. viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/snowmass/spa_and_wellness


Mayflower Grace Inn & Spa

This New England retreat offers an elemental wellness menu based on the idea that each person has a unique constitution and biochemical makeup and that we are all made up of the same elements that can be found in nature. Guests can receive highly personalized wellness programs. gracehotels.com/mayflower


Carillon Miami Wellness Resort

A luxury hotspot on Miami Beach, the Carillon also offers a wellness program, overseen by a top Miami MD, who is board-certified in functional medicine. Programs include detox, regenerative medicine, IV vitamins and more, all in a stunning surrounding, with a spa that also offers energy healing and chakra-balancing. carillonhotel.com

Grande Lakes Orlando

The spa at The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes has 40 treatment rooms and a saltwater pool. It offers Grande Experiences, such as the Zero Gravity Massage. The treatments are multilayered and supremely relaxing. The property overlooks the headwaters of the Everglades and guided kayak or canoe trips are available. grandelakes.com

Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort

The 18,000-square-foot Salamander Spa
in Florida, with a tranquil golf-course view, spotlights signature wellness treatments designed for Balance, Reflection, Grounding and Clearing. innisbrookgolfresort.com

Ritz-Carlton at key Biscayne

A tropical island oasis a mere 20-minute drive from shimmering Miami, with a 25,000-square- foot spa showcasing over-the-top spa and wellness treatments. ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/miami/key-biscayne

Turnberry Isle

This South Florida resort’s three-story spa
offers sound therapy treatments. Tibetan
singing bowls are placed and played around your body to balance energy fields and encourage total relaxation. Spa Wave uses rolling audio frequencies matched to the body’s organs and chakras to help reduce stress, balance moods and improve sleep. turnberryislemiami.com


Callaway Resort & Gardens

Surrounded by hundreds of acres of gardens you will find Callaway Gardens with a spa that is a sanctuary where services are consistent in the organic message—products are botanical-based and organic. The fine-dining Gardens restaurant at Callaway carries the “Slow Food” designation, meaning it emphasizes locally grown and raised foods. callawaygardens.com

Sea Island Resort

Set on five miles of private beach along the Georgia Coast, Sea Island Resort offers fitness programs including cardio, cycling and nutrition classes. Unwind at the spa with a mineral pool bath, hydrotherapy pool and labyrinth. seaisland.com

The Spa at Sea Island

The Spa at Sea Island

Situated on a barrier island off the coast of Georgia, The Spa at Sea Island sets itself apart in a lot of ways, from the exceptional therapists and well-curated treatment menu to the top-notch facilities, which include a meditation garden,
a rainforest-inspired indoor atrium lounge and plenty of cozy nooks stocked with freshly baked treats. The resident nutritionist and dietitian, along with the spa team, have developed new programming designed for the way people live now—less about restrictions and limitations, and more focused on balance, self-care and making choices that are personal and informed. seaisland.com


Fairmont Kea Lani

Beautifully situated on Maui’s Wailea coast, Fairmont Kea Lani is one of Hawaii’s only all- suite and villa luxury oceanfront resorts. Resort amenities feature the award-winning Willow Stream Spa with a full menu of locally inspired experiences. Its comprehensive “Inspire Your Energy” fitness and wellness program focuses
on fitness, well-being, mindfulness and nutrition while connecting travelers to the distinct mana of the island. fairmont.com/kea-lani-maui

Four Seasons Lanai

The Four Seasons Resort on the former pineapple plantation island Lanai offers private life coaching, guided meditation, Reiki and sleep health sessions under the Sensei Lanai program. Signature three-hour rituals feature ingredients that honor Hawaiian roots. fourseasons.com/lanai

Four Seasons Maui

Following a renovation, this beachfront resort now features the largest guest rooms and bathrooms on Maui, three of the island’s top restaurants, and an award-winning wellness spa. fourseasons.com/maui


Closed until August, the historic Halekulani has long been one of Hawaii’s top resorts. The hotel recently launched a Living-Well program, which is centered around a series of hour-long lectures. Each lecture focuses on a specific topic such as work-life balance of the power of positive psychology. Lifestyle Coach Kamala Skipper leads the lectures, which are free for guests or $25 for outside visitors. halekulani.com

Lumeria Maui

This peaceful spot in Maui is surrounded by lush, tropical gardens and it’s a great place to get your mindfulness mojo back. Meditate, take an aromatherapy class or a horticulture workshop, and practice yoga—there are many workshops and retreats on offer. lumeriamaui.com

Turtle Bay Resort

The setting is stunning, but that is far from all this newly renovated property has to offer by way of natural beauty. Saline swimming pools eliminate the need for chlorine, and the resort uses low VOC paints, recycles graywater and offers holistic wellness treatments. turtlebayresort.com


Cliff House

Cliff House, Maine

Treatments at the 9000-square-foot Spa & Wellness Center at Cliff House, along the coast of southern Maine, are inspired by the elements— wind, water, earth, fire, metal, and a powerful connection with nature. destinationhotels.com/cliff-house


Chatham Bars Inn

On the shores of Cape Cod, Chatham Bars Inn offers fresh produce and dairy products from its own farm. Relax at the spa with hydrotherapy tubs, saunas, steam showers and aromatherapy massages and stay in a beautifully appointed spa suite. chathambarsinn.com

Mirbeau Inn & Spa at the Pinehills

Located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, minutes away from downtown and the beach, Mirbeau Inn & Spa offers fitness classes, including yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and wellness talks throughout the year. Enjoy the spa, which offers heated foot massage pool and eucalyptus-infused steam rooms. mirbeau.com


The Resort at Paws Up

After days spent horseback riding, hiking, fishing and more, head to the white-tented Spa Town at this 37,000-acre resort for some relaxation to the sound of chirping birds. Dedicated “Wellness in the Wilderness” programs, a new green- designed enclave and more also help encourage disconnection and recharging. pawsup.com

The Ranch at Rock Creek

Find a sense of well-being on the trails, on a horse or through activities like archery, forest bathing, stand-up paddleboarding and outdoor meditation, then work out the kinks with “wild- inspired” treatments in the Granite Spa, with a range of healing natural ingredients. Don’t miss a Creekside massage in a converted Conestoga covered wagon. theranchatrockcreek.com

New Hampshire

Omni Mount Washington Resort

Centered around a landmark 1902 Spanish Renaissance building, the resort is surrounded by magnificent mountain views. Guests are encouraged to inspire a wellness change with an outdoor pool and fitness facility to hone mind, body and soul. omnihotels.com

New Mexico

El Monte Sagrado

El Monte Sagrado, in Taos, New Mexico, was an early wellness adapter. Spa treatment rooms and grounds are designed for meditation and deep relaxation and the entire property is imbued with a strong commitment to sustainability, health and healing. elmontesagrado.com

Inn and Spa at Loretto

The Inn and Spa at Loretto, in the heart of Santa Fe, offers a spa that includes energy work like Craniosacral Massage, Reiki and Chakra Balancing. The spa features spacious treatment rooms and a range of beautiful natural and organic products, including Elemental, the spa’s hand-crafted aromatherapy blend. innatloretto.com

Rancho Encantado

Four Seasons resort Rancho Encantado, a 57-acre property 10 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, might just be New Mexico’s hidden gem. Situated at 7,000 feet in the Sangre de Cristo foothills, dotted along a spiritual vortex known to facilitate healing and transformation, the 65-room oasis features cozy, clean-lined guest rooms and casitas with fireplaces and private terraces, a spa with Southwestern kiva-inspired treatment rooms, and an adventure center. fourseasons.com/santafe

New York

Emerson Resort & Spa

Set in the scenic Catskill Mountains in upstate New York, the Emerson, named after the writer and thinker Ralph Waldo Emerson, is a great spot for rest and repose, with a beautiful spa and nature-based wellness offerings. emersonresort.com

Four Seasons New York Downtown

The spa at Four Seasons New York Downtown features Resident Healers, who offer Chakra Crystal Energy Clearing, and an in-depth Crystal Healing Experience, along with meditation, and visualization to target a guest’s individual needs, incorporating healing crystals along the way. fourseasons.com

Mohonk Mountain House

Mohonk Mountain House is a 148-year-old National Historic Landmark resort 90 miles north of NYC. Offering outdoor recreation, fine dining, hiking and an award-winning spa in a beautiful, natural setting. mohonk.com


The Allison

Less than an hour’s drive beyond Portland, The Allison focuses on guest health and wellness. Enjoy restorative yoga sessions in the fitness studio or relax in the spa with blends of natural elements inspired by Oregon’s surroundings. theallison.com

Salishan Resort

Surrounded by a dense old-growth forest on the Oregon coast, nature is front and center here, built around the concept of “wholeness,” which, of course, begins with wellness. The spa hosts wellness talks and workshops ranging from the nature of happiness to the therapeutic benefits of CBD, and much more is on offer. salishan.com


Lodge at Woodloch

The Outdoor Adventure program features hiking on property and off, in the Pennsylvania lake region and the peaceful Pennsylvania Mountains nearby, along with fishing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, forest bathing. Enjoy a visit
to the 27-treatment room spa to unwind. thelodgeatwoodloch.com

Rhode Island

Ocean House

A Relais & Chateaux on a broad private beach in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the 12,000-square- foot OH! Spa offers healing treatments, a fully equipped fitness facility and seaside terrace pool, and wellness programs through its movement and yoga studio. oceanhouseri.com

South Carolina

Montage Palmetto Bluff

Set along the May River in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Montage Palmetto Bluff’s 20,000 acres include extensive nature preserves, an oak moss-dappled central pond and access to miles of fresh and salt waterways, through which you can boat, kayak and canoe. The healing powers of nature and water also take center stage at the spa, where several wellness rituals incorporate Coastal Carolina ingredients. montagehotels.com


Blackberry Farm

The spa and wellness menu at Wellhouse Spa has been redesigned with new treatments inspired by the surrounding region, and offers an outdoor program that includes aerobic guided hikes, deep woods meditation, yoga and guided trail runs. Blackberry Mountain, opened more recently, is a sister property. blackberryfarm.com


JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

The healing customs of Latin American Curanderos and the power of natural products fuel the spa experience at this Texas Hill Country resort, which also offers golf and other outdoor fun. Each service starts with Seven Knots ritual during which guests set the intention for their wellness journey. marriott.com

Loma de Vida at La Cantera
Resort & Spa

Loma de Vida is a destination spa in San Antonio, Texas, which boasts 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, 15 treatment rooms, a grotto with a private saline pool, and a juice bar with handcrafted cold-pressed juices. A treatment called Silence Biorhythm will help remove toxins, energize the skin and balance the nervous system. lacanteraresort.com


Montage Deer Valley

Located just outside of Park City, Montage Deer Valley has activities to enjoy year-round including hiking, mountain biking, Pilates and fly fishing. Relax in the spa with toxin-cleansing Vichy shower, or Montage’s signature Elements of Wellness retreat, in which a selection of spa services are customized exclusively for your individual needs. montagehotels.com

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

This beautiful property in Park City, Utah, tucked between the mountains at Deer Valley Ski Resort, offers ski-in, ski-out access, along with snowboarding. Warm up inside and try the High Altitude Relief Package, a trio of Stein signature treatments that include a Body Polish, Signature Massage and Nordic Experience Facial. steinlodge.com

Sundance Resort

Set in the mountains of Utah you will find Alpine ziplining, cross-country skiing and river rafting. Enjoy the nature-inspired eco-spa that focuses on finding balance and well-being. Find your center with meditation classes and nature walks.


Topnotch Resort & Spa

Set in the ski town of Stowe, Vermont, Topnotch is the perfect place to relax. The spa rests on four key philosophies: active, revive, discover and restore. Try the Mount Mansfield Saucha, a heavenly herbal body treatment with an organic lavender, sage oil and sea salt scrub, handmade on property. topnotchresort.com

Woodstock Inn & Resort

This quaint Vermont inn is historic, but the beautiful LEED-certified spa is state-of-the- art, with organic wellness treatments that incorporate locally sourced ingredients. The Inn features energy-efficiency and water conservation practices, and composting. woodstockinn.com



Set in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Primland is a beautiful nature retreat, built to honor the mountains and the forest. Recently renovated, the property was founded to highlight eco- consciousness and connecting with nature. In addition to world-class golf, refined dining, outdoor activities and an organic garden—and organic, sustainable cuisine—the property now features wellness programs and retreats. primland.com

Salamander Resort & Spa

Nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Virginia, experience integrative and regionalized treatments, educational workshops and holistic therapies. Enjoy food that is farm- to-table sourced and sustainably, organically and locally produced. salamanderresort.com


Aspira Spa at The Osthoff Resort

The focal point at Aspira Spa is a spectacular circular Meditation Sanctuary, with a large sunken copper vessel, and herbs grown in the resort’s organic garden. aspiraspa.com

Kohler Waters Spa

This turn-of-the-century Tudor estate offers lounge areas, a rooftop deck, sauna and
steam room, and more. Experience the Water Experiential Area, which offers a waterfall, whirlpool and several different types of therapeutic showers. americanclubresort.com/spa


Atlantic Coast

Andaz Mayakoba

The Naum Spa in Riviera Maya is built around healing Mayan rituals and therapeutic treatments performed in Boma-style treatment suites: a great place to realize your intentions. mayakoba.andaz.hyatt.com

Banyan Tree Spa, Mayakoba

Featuring a truly immersive wellness and detox program, like The Rainforest, which offers 10 different hydrothermal experiences, each designed to soothe and revitalize different parts of your body; holistic beauty treatments and century-old massage therapies, to rebalance and recalibrate your wellness barometer. banyantree.com

Chable Maroma

Sister property to the Chable Yucatan, Chable Maroma brings state-of-the-art spa and wellness to the powdery beaches of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Each of the 70 casitas features a private pool and the 17,000-square-foot spa incorporates ancient healing treatments built around local Mayan ingredients. Amazing food, a lush but tranquil setting, and wellness programs that leave guests feeling restored and rebalanced. chablehotels.com/maroma

Hotel Xcaret Mexico

The first hotel in the Americas to have been awarded the EarthCheck Certification for Planning and Design, Hotel Xcaret features Mayan-inspired suites, and the Muluk Spa, by the world’s leading scientific benchmarking certification and advisory group for travel and tourism. The Spa and Wellness Center includes massage cabins nestled in stone caves of natural rock facing the river, sauna and steam rooms, hot- and cold-water tubs and more. They just announced a ban on single-use plastics throughout the property. hotelxcaret.com

Rosewood Mayakoba

To reach the spa at Mexico’s Rosewood Mayakoba, guests are invited to walk across a bridge to a private island hidden away by thick jungle foliage—then venture deeper into the trees. The remote setting for the 12-room, eight- suite spa not only ensures privacy and serenity, but is also a symbol of the sense of discovery that the spa celebrates, by harnessing natural elements of ancient Mayan culture to achieve overall well-being and balance. rosewoodhotels.com

Viceroy Riviera Maya

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The Wayak Spa, at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, rises from a tropical forest surrounded by 41 private villas. Guests are welcomed with a Mayan Blessing performed by an in-house shaman and offered signature wellness treatments featuring indigenous ingredients. viceroyrivieramaya.com

Central Mexico

Azul Talavera Hotel

The spa at Azul Talavera Hotel, in Puebla, is a true wellness sanctuary, offering an extensive range of healing therapies, spa treatments, wellness rituals and customized services. The spa’s design and signature treatments are inspired by centuries-old Mexican traditions and integrate pure indigenous ingredients. Delivered by healing practitioners, the spa’s exclusive experiences are geared to balance the body and mind with an overlay of peace and well-being. azultalaverahotel.com

Hotel Rodavento

The lovely Hotel Rodavento, in the colonial town of Valle de Bravo, is serene and secluded, with luxurious but cozy cabins set into a forest on the banks of a river, in an area known for its mountain-ringed lake, just two hours from Mexico City. The innovative hotel architecture integrates organic materials into the restaurant, activity center, pool and wellness spa—a nature- inspired sanctuary. The hotel features a range of offerings for guests seeking outdoor activities and ultimate wellness. hotelrodavento.com


Hotel Matilda is set in Mexico’s historic San Miguel de Allende. With an outdoor, living spa, it features diverse treatment modalities, massage and bodywork. Treatments are inspired by these tenets of well-being: Energy, Recovery, Focus, Radiance and Decompression. hotelmatilda.com

Pacific Coast

Cala de Mar

This gorgeous cliffside hotel in Ixtapa was re-created as an authentic wellness-driven destination that combines indigenous rituals and Mexican traditions with modern-day wellness techniques. Cala offers seasonal wellness retreats along with customized wellness year- round. calademar.com

Chileno Bay Resort

Many beaches in Los Cabos are not fit for swimming, but this protected cove is well-known for its peaceful waters and stunning coral reefs. Spa treatments here are inspired by Mayan culture and intended to bring harmony to mind, body and spirit, with modalities that include a salt inhalation room lined with pink Himalayan salt, a soak in the meditative reflexology pool. Also on offer, a stellar Deep Hydration Oxygen Facial and infrared body wrap. aubergeresorts.com

El Careyes Club & Residences

El Careyes Mexico

An oceanfront oasis situated along 5,000 acres of jungle, mangroves, cliffs and beaches, El Careyes features a new design and new wellness programming. There is also a yoga pavilion, a copa (giant basin perched at the edge of a cliff) for meditation and sound-bathing and more. careyes.com

Esperanza, An Auberge Resort

Tucked between two scenic bluffs on the Baja Peninsula, this award-winning Cabo San Lucas resort offers a vacation for your body and a holiday for your soul. Celebrated for its naturally restorative, coastal desert environment and handcrafted botanical treatments, the world- renowned Auberge Spa at Esperanza utilizes the natural, indigenous healing agents to create enriching treatments tailored to specific health, wellness and beauty needs. Plus, the daily array of indoor and outdoor, complimentary fitness classes provides guests with a perfect balance between hard work and pure leisure. esperanza.aubergeresorts.com

Grand Velas Los Cabos

The Mexican-owned resort has 304 rooms, all overlooking the Sea of Cortez. But, you’ll want to book one of the six, two-level Wellness Suites, which include an exercise bike, MUSE brain sensing headband for meditation, crudite mini bar, spa treatments, a deck large enough for yoga, and a spa concierge. In the spa, go for regionally inspired Nopal Massage, designed for its anti-inflammatory results. loscabos.grandvelas.com

Las Ventanas Al Paraiso

The first luxury resort in Cabo, Las Ventanas, completely restored after Hurricane Odile, is still one of the top hideaways in the world. Immerse yourself in Mayan healing rituals, crystal bowl ceremonies and nature, with whale-watching on the wellness menu. rosewoodhotels.com

Los Cabos Montage

The Mexican-owned resort in Los Cabos has 304 rooms, all overlooking the Sea of Cortez. But, you’ll want to book one of the six, two-level Wellness Suites, which include an exercise bike, MUSE brain sensing headband for meditation, crudité mini bar, spa treatments, a deck large enough for yoga and a spa concierge. In the spa, go for regionally inspired Nopal Massage, designed for its anti-inflammatory results. montagehotels.com

Nizuc Resort & Spa

The stunning 30,000-square-foot spa features multiple treatment rooms with Mayan-inspired therapies, steam, sauna, a thermal circuit, several spa pools, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, and mindfulness programs. Nizuc is a stunning property in an absolutely breathtaking beachfront location, with six restaurants, one better than the next, in a very quiet corner of Cancun. nizuc.com

One&Only Palmilla

When dreaming of Mexico, this hotel in Los Cabos, is what the mind conjures: whitewashed adobe walls, terra cotta tile, wall paintings, arches and colorful embroidery. At three-day retreats, guests learn practical tools to enhance well- being, reduce stress and live more presently in everyday life. The experience is infused with workshops designed to nourish mind, body
and soul. The spa offers treatments that draw from Sonora’s Mayo tribe to include a Temazcal experience. oneandonlypalmilla.com

Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa

With gorgeous beaches, this property on 4,447 acres on the Sea of Cortez, in Loreto, is a perfect spot for true relaxation. Featuring
a 39,000-square-foot Sabila Spa, a range of restaurants, hiking trails and water activities, Villa del Palmar is truly a perfect getaway for those seeking R&R. villadelpalmarloreto.com

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Hewed into a cliff, with personal pools, the Resort at Pedregal sprawls across 24 acres, suggesting a Greek fishing village, but the mood exudes festive Mexico. Dinner at al fresco El Farallon beckons, as do watersports. But save time, too, for the spacious Luna Y Mar Spa, which has a collection called Mexican Folk Healing Treatments. Yield to The Intention, an energy cleansing ceremony, led by a local shaman (curandera). theresortatpedregal.com



Fairmont Banff Springs

The Willow Stream Spa, located in the Fairmont Banff Springs, in Alberta, is a mountain sanctuary. The 38,000-square-foot spa includes three waterfall treatment whirlpools, an indoor European mineral pool, an outdoor whirlpool, saunas, steam rooms, a fireplace resting lounge, and that doesn’t even touch on the extensive 16- room spa and wellness menu. fairmont.com/banffsprings

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Set among Alberta’s Banff National Park in Canada, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, offers spectacular mountain views and transformative wellness offerings with the outdoors at the heart of it all. Explore the scenic landscape with its Guided Adventure Program and soothe your overexerted body at the spa, specializing in more than 20 treatments and services. fairmont.com/lake-louise

British Columbia

Echo Valley Ranch & Spa

This remote escape near the Marble Mountains in British Columbia features rail rides and hikes on piney mountain trails and combines Western traditions with Eastern wisdom at the spa. Don’t miss the signature digital detox package. evranch.com

Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Spend the day at Vida Spa at Fairmont Chateau, Whistler and enjoy the 60-foot heated lap pool with underwater music, an indoor-outdoor heated swimming pool and two tennis courts. The 4,250-square-foot facility offers spa menu options from a skin-brightening Ayurvedic Facial to an Ancient Thai Massage. fairmont.com/whistler

Fairmont Pacific Rim

Find serenity in the city at one of the best urban spas in North America. The menu for
the 8,500-square-foot space is separated
into services designed to Relieve, Restore or yield Results; many feature organic or natural products. Afterward, relax on the fifth-floor terrace deck, equipped with cushy day beds and a hot tub. fairmont.com/pacific-rim-vancouver

Four Seasons Vancouver

At the RedCedar Boutique Massage Suite at Four Seasons Vancouver, book the Thermal Stix massage, with a blend of Shiatsu and Swedish techniques, along with heated batons to help stretch tight muscles and release extra tension, or the Ancient Cedar, a combination of Japanese modalities and acupressure. fourseasons.com

Rockwater Secret Cove Resort

Nestled in the forest overlooking the ocean, the Rockwater Secret Cove Resort’s cozy Winter Spa tent is fashioned with heated floors and a fireplace. After a long day of travel, book the Bliss Massage (customized based on areas of muscle tension) or the soothing Éminence Classic Facial, using the organic skincare line from Hungary. rockwatersecretcoveresort.com

Sonora Island Resort & Spa

A quick seaplane, helicopter or boat ride from Vancouver, this idyllic resort is located on a private islet in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands, surrounded by dense forests and Pacific Ocean-linked waterways. It’s all about the outdoors here, with activities ranging from kayaking and hiking to birding and bear spotting, so it’s no surprise that the resort’s Island Currents Spa draws upon nature for its signature services. sonoraresort.com

The Wickaninnish Inn

The Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino offers a range of signature spa treatments and wellness, with a focus on nature and yoga. A rustic Relais & Chateaux, in a pristine natural setting on the water’s edge, the Wickaninnish Inn is the ultimate retreat. wickinn.com

Nova Scotia

Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa

If you are an avid golfer, you can spend the day on the links, then head over to the Dol-ás Spa, overlooking the Northumberland Strait in Nova Scotia, for a treatment, ranging from deep tissue massage to mud treatments to intensive Swiss therapies. foxharbr.com


Ste. Anne’s Spa

Ste. Anne’s offers all guests a warm, friendly and embracing environment from the moment they arrive. For the well-being of the body, classes are offered regularly throughout the day. Guided meditation, garden tours and painting classes give the spa an “ease of mind” atmosphere. steannes.com


Le Monastère des Augustines

Le Monastère des Augustines, in Canada, is a former monastery, which lends it a uniquely quiet and spiritual vibe. The property also offers straightforward, accessible wellness programs for all, including sleep therapy and stress release. monastere.ca


Northern Lights Resort and SPA, Yukon

Way up north in the Yukon, The Northern Lights Resort and Spa is one of a few places
on earth where you can follow your massage with the swirling lights of the aurora borealis. Spend time in a Finnish or infrared sauna, relax in the relaxation room or outdoor Jacuzzi. Then wrap up in a blanket and watch the light show! northernlightsyukon.com

North America—Thermal & Mineral Springs & Healing Waters

United States


Glen Ivy Hot Springs

This gem beneath the Santa Ana Mountains
is lined with bougainvillea, lavender and palm trees. Take the mineral-rich waters or a mud-bath detox. Glen Ivy offers Southern California’s only red clay mineral bath, which draws out impurities. glenivy.com


Dunton Hot Springs

Set in a restored 19th century mining village, this resort celebrates the history and traditions of its setting—including the use of natural, mineral- rich hot spring waters. There are several ways to enjoy a soak, including in a historic bathhouse, in heated pools or under the stars, directly at the source. duntondestinations.com

Sunwater Spa

This wellness and healing center, located six miles from Colorado Springs, embraces the area’s rich history and has prime views of Pikes Peak. The facility offers seven outdoor cedar mineral tubs, an infrared sauna, an indoor pool, hot tub and cold plunge pool. Guests can take a variety of classes including Vinyasa Flow yoga, Tai Chi and World Belly Dance. Innovative body treatments are available for those looking for deeper relaxation and escape. sunwaterspa.com

New Mexico

Ten Thousand Waves

A Southwest version of a Japanese hot springs resort, in the hills near Santa Fe, this spa blends outdoor baths, massage and Zen gardens to create a serene oasis. Ten Thousand Waves is a day spa that now also offers lodging for those who seek to linger. tenthousandwaves.com

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa

Temporarily closed: Ojo Caliente’s secluded sanctuary is just north of Santa Fe. Celebrating 150 years as one of the oldest natural health resorts in the U.S., Ojo is the only hot springs in the world with four unique, sulfur-free mineral waters including iron, lithia, soda and arsenic. The diverse spa menu offers soothing and restorative treatments including nurturing massage and hydrating body and face therapies. Don’t miss a soak in a Private Outdoor Pool with Kiva fire, or the detoxifying Mud Pool. ojospa.com

Sierra Grande Lodge

Guests can find adventure and relaxation at the Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa in New Mexico. Every day includes a soak in a private indoor or outdoor tub with healing, mineral-rich geothermal waters. Take a private tour to explore a half million acres of wilderness, with a hike, photography lesson or bike trek. Also available: a hot air balloon adventure to enjoy vistas of the Fra Cristobal mountains. Guests can relax with holistic spa treatments including centering bodywork, custom facials and skin. sierragrandelodge.com

New York

The Gideon Putnam Roosevelt Baths & Hotel

The nurturing and healing waters of the Roosevelt Baths & Hotel in New York has been paramount to its history of preserving the Saratoga Springs. Each visit begins with a private soak in the naturally effervescent water, followed by nature-inspired therapies for a wellness experience. gideonputnam.com

West Virginia

The Greenbrier

Set in the Allegheny Mountains in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the Greenbrier’s mineral spa offers a variety of services for relaxation and comfort. Guests can luxuriate in a whirlpool bath or soak up the healing properties of the native sulphur waters. Activities include yoga retreats, golf courses and horseback riding. greenbrier.com


British Columbia

Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Take a dip in one of the spa’s healing mineral springs at Harrison Hot Springs Resort &
Spa. The oasis is an hour-and-a-half drive
from Vancouver and provides body and facial treatments with organic and marine ingredients. harrisonresort.com


Thermea by Nordik Spa-Nature

Manitoba’s Thermёa by Nordik Spa-Nature is a Scandinavian spa built for relaxation and de- stressing, where you can take a long soak in the thermal pools, sweat in the Finnish saunas, and treat yourself to a divinely relaxing massage. thermea.ca