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Treat Yourself: Book A Stay At These Destination Spas, You Won’t Regret It!
Top Beauty & Wellness Spas For Your Next Vacation
When it comes to relaxation and rejuvenation, there’s nothing quite like a weekend getaway at an all-inclusive destination spa. And hey, if you can squeeze it into your schedule, why not make it a week!
Taking a step away from the demands of your busy life, to really pamper yourself, feed your body with the nutrition, exercise, and treatments it needs, and just log-off and unwind, can make a world of difference for yourself, and even those around you!
To help kick things off, we’ve curated a list of the best destination beauty and wellness spas for when you’re ready to treat yourself to what you deserve!
Best Resorts with Top-Tier Beauty Services
Sure you can book a treatment at your local day spa, but if you’re ready to take it to the next level, or perhaps your skin needs a little extra TLC, try one of these top-tier resorts.
Amangiri Resort, Utah
This desert gem is known to offer rejuevanting beauty treatments specifically tailored to prepare your skin for the warm Utah sunshine. The Aman Spa uses nourishing exotic oils and rich, hydrating blends in their skincare treatments for ultimate hydration and nourishment. The “Nurturing” pathway, for example, encourages reconnection between body and mind while maintaining optimal hydration and vitality for improved elasticity and resilience.
HigherDOSE, New York
As a unique detox offering in the heart of New York City, HigherDOSE focuses on infrared therapy primarily through the use of saunas and body wraps for both internal and external benefits. As for benefits to the body, the use of infrared therapy has been shown to stimulate the circulatory system which helps to release toxins from the skin and can improve joint pain.
Sahra Spa & Hammam, Nevada
Our Pick For Best Exotic Experience
If you haven’t heard of a hammam, you’re in for a treat! A hammam is a Turkish bath, and its closest relative would be the sauna, but this is much wetter. Featuring a floor-to-ceiling heated marble room with traditional hammam treatments, this desert-inspired spa is considered an oasis in the heart of downtown Las Vegas where you’ll feel as though you’re a world away from the slot machines and city lights. Here, you can add on enhancements like eye and lip skincare treatments, peels, and a microcurrent treatment to help treat fine lines and wrinkles, aging skin, and get back that overall glow!
Best Health & Wellness Destination Spas
Sometimes what leaves us feeling the most beautiful, is when we approach beauty from a wellness perspective and focus our mind on our body’s inner workings as well. These are our top picks for destination spas with a focus on health and wellness.
Ojai Valley Inn, California
Ojai, CA is known in Southern California as a local gem just far enough outside the city of LA to really feel like you’re in a whole new world, but close enough to get there in just a couple hours. With the recent addition of The Farmhouse, a culinary event venue like nothing you’ve ever seen, The Ojai Valley Inn, boasts one of the most luxurious, multi-faceted destination resorts on the West Coast.
Red Mountain Resort, Utah
Our Pick For Best Adventure + Relaxation
Rejuvenation can come in many forms, and for some, a bit of adventure paired with some fresh air among nature can be just the ticket to a refreshed mind and body. The Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah not only offers custom adventures among Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, but also offers an award-winning spa, whole body wellness packages, and a cuisine menu featuring the healthiest, highest quality ingredients available.
International Destination Spas Worth the Travel
Whether you make one of these resorts your only stop on the trip, or just a part of a grander international adventure, each of these top international destination spas is well-worth the flight and extra vacation days.
Lanserhof Tegernsee, Germany
If you need to detox, or truly address a specific physical issue, consider jet setting to the mountains of Bavaria, Germany. The Lanserhof Tegernsee sets you up with an on-site physician to create an all-encompassing health plan customized specifically for you! From anti-aging beauty treatments, nutrition planning, and even help to quit smoking - they’ve got you covered. Modern medicine meets heavenly destination retreat!
The Spa at Chable Resort, Mexico
Nestled in Yucatan, Mexico, this lush destination spa blends holistic Mayan rituals together with modern techniques for the ultimate wellness treat! Plus, the warm Mexican climate can be a welcomed delight for most months of the year!
Adler Spa Resort Thermae, Italy
Our Pick For Wine-Lovers
As if it fell out of Heaven, this Adler Resort, is tucked away in the hills of Tuscany, amidst a natural thermal underground water source to offer guests the highest caliber thermal rejuvenation, cuisine, customer service, and oh ya, happens to be a top-tier resort and spa in the heart of Italy’s wine country! Amongst the rolling Italian hills, the wide open space will impress a sense of peace upon you, both inside and out.
If you haven’t sent in your request for PTO by the end of this article, we may have to have your eyes checked. We just ask one thing… can you take us with you?
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Article Reviewed by Wendy Johnson
Vice President, Marketing
Wendy Johnson brings to Alastin Skincare over 22 years of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and aesthetics industry experience in various sales, training, marketing and thought leader development roles.
After spending 10 years in gastroenterology at Tap Pharmaceuticals and Prometheus Laboratories, with sales and marketing oversight for in-line and pre-launch products, Mrs. Johnson transitioned to an aesthetic career at SkinMedica in 2004. While there, she was responsible for marketing one of the top 2 branded prescription hydroquinones, launching a leading branded low potency steroid, and oversight of the acne franchise line extensions.
In 2010, Wendy joined Merz North America where she developed and managed the Physician Relations department in support of injectable, topical and device business units under Medical Affairs, before transitioning into managing a Regional Aesthetics Marketing team.
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