While the month of August is widely considered the end of summer, travelers are squeezing in last-minute beach trips and vacations, let’s not forget our emotional and physical health as a priority during National Wellness Month.
The Shore Club | Turks and Caicos (pictured)
The Shore Club wants guests to feel grounded and connected with their surrounding environments. This was the inspiration behind the property’s Wellness Center - consisting of a fitness center, an indoor/outdoor yoga center and a stunning lap pool right in the heart of the outdoor complex. Visit the property's Dune Spa, home to three "wellness cottages” (Moonshadow, Sundancers, and Sea Breeze), located directly on the beach and can be accessed by walking through the dunes on discreet pathways lined with lush Sea Grape trees. New to the spa this season, fully embrace the island persona, and try the Thai Pineapple scrub that is deeply moisturizing and excellent for gentle skin.
The Palms | Turks and Caicos
What better way to feel relaxed, then knowing what you are putting on your body is ethically and sustainably sourced. The Palms encourages its guests to indulge in ultimate relaxation at the Spa at The Palms. The spa is tucked away in a tranquil acre of the beachfront property with stand-alone treatment rooms lining a calm canal, allowing guests to breathe in the sea breeze. A must-try treatment is the Zareeba, meaning “protected enclosure”, is an indigenous herbal steam cleansing, detoxification and meditative ritual. Not to mention the new for the season, organic massage oils with a key ingredient being the property’s wildflowers.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo | Lake Como, Italy
A multi-award-winning oasis of wellness, Grand Hotel Tremezzo is set in an elegant Art Nouveau palazzo surrounded by a private park and offers spectacular views over the lake and Grigne Mountains from its 90 rooms. Located in Villa Emilia, T Spa is a multi-award winning oasis of wellness offering intimate private treatment rooms and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the beauty of the Lake Como landscape.
- New wellness offerings such as sunset yoga or meditation in the L’Escale garden and favorites remain such as hiking or WOGA (yoga on the floating “water on water” pool)
- The team can now curate a bespoke ‘movement itinerary’ comprising mountain bikes, wild swimming, personal training and woga on the WOW pool, complemented by an array of soul (and muscle) soothing therapies i.e. Silvotherapy in the grounds of Villa Sola Cabiati.
- Other highlights - invigorating hammam lipolytic ritual, a sleep ritual which draws on the natural calm inducing properties of the plants that grow near by and a selection of pampering-with-purpose massages and facials using bespoke products from the revered Officina Santa Maria Novella.
Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort | St. Lucia
The newly-renovated St. Lucia jewel is the perfect destination for travelers craving a blend of wellness and adventure, and the Rainforest Spa (with 8 lofted, treehouse-style treatment rooms) has the ultimate experience. For an ultra-unique, over-the-top group experience, guests can venture off-property together for the Sulphur Seduction treatment, consisting of a bath in the black waters of volcanic sulphur springs, followed by a sulphur mud bath and exfoliation treatment, where the skin is scrubbed and infused with the healing minerals of the volcanic mud, and rejuvenated with a coconut milk wrap. The experience then continues with a shower in the Piton waterfalls and culminates in a massage back at the Spa.
JOALI BEING | Bodufushi, Maldives
Opened in November ‘21 as the Maldives’ first and only nature-immersive wellbeing retreat, JOALI BEING beckons wellbeing seekers to reconnect with themselves and the beauty of nature. With various transformational spaces and treatment rooms veiled among verdant gardens lies the Kaashi Hydrotherapy Hall, Seda Sound Therapy Hall, Sensory Deprivation Room and more, all with unforgettable experiences surrounding Four Pillars of JOALI BEING - Mind, Microbiome, Skin and Energy. Try the Banya Experience: a rhythmical massage with medicinal herb branches, which secrete aromatic oils that stimulate the immune system, ease pains, heals wounds, and create an overall calming, energizing effect.
Take a break from the sun and beautiful sandy beaches at Marquis Los Cabos and retreat to Spa Marquis for the rejuvenating Diamond Rose Ritual using Natura Bisse’s limited-edition Diamond Rose line crafted with oils extracted from Moroccan Damask roses. The sought-after rose oil in all products provides powerful anti-aging, anti-stress and antioxidant properties while producing a fragrance almost identical to fresh roses. Meanwhile, the micro-granulated diamond dust in the exfoliating emulsion treatment significantly smoothes and buffs skin. Similar to the tips of microdermabrasion, the hard texture of diamonds is perfect to give skin a refresh and exfoliation. Additionally, the massage with the diamond-infused rose scrub results in brighter skin due to the physical luminescent qualities of diamonds, and these luminescent qualities can even hide imperfections and discoloration. The treatment begins with a Diamond Rose Scrub exfoliation massage and Rose Mist, before a massage with the Diamond Rose Oil. The treatment is finished with a protective veil of SPF 50 to protect luminous and deeply moisturized skin.
Eden Roc Cap Cana | Punta Cana, DR
At the island’s only Relais & Châteaux property, become transformed with the new Reiki Energetic Massage. Performed in the property's hidden Cenote, the natural features of the cave and the waterfall fountain’s healing sounds provide an even more therapeutic experience for guests. Reiki, which means "spiritually guided life force energy," helps replenish and restore the mind, body, and spirit, these reiki sessions also promote healing and aid in stress reduction. Performed with one of the property's three female Shamans, the Reiki Energetic Massage is a massage essentially without any touch. As the Cenote is thousands of years old, it is a natural connection with mother earth that has harnessed the energy of the land's ancestors and travelers for centuries, which the Shaman channels for the treatment. The Reiki Energetic Massage begins with an aura cleansing, then power of sound is combined with the use of healing crystals on top of each chakra to restore balance to the holistic health of the body and mind guiding each guest's journey toward purpose, meaning, and fulfillment in life. Price: $165 / 1hr
Having just opened in September 2020, the new Conrad Punta de Mita is a celebratory sanctuary for wellness in Riviera Nayarit - a place to 'find yourself'. The adults-only Conrad SPA infuses a modern take on Huichol symbolism and ancient rituals that are inspired by ancient local shamanic practices, featuring healing herbs, essential oils and extracts. Guests will find a traditional Temazcal that allows “rebirth” through a purification of the body and healing of the spirit with heat, herbal steam, chanting and meditative moments in communion with nature.
The Spa at The Chedi Andermatt | Andermatt, Switzerland
With deep roots in Far Eastern philosophy and calls on traditional Asian healing arts, The Spa at The Chedi Andermatt takes tranquility to a new level. Wellness seekers can take advantage of spa amenities such as several baths and saunas (including a sauna and a Finnish sauna), a steam bath, a warm-and-cold water plunge pool, a Tibetan Relaxation Lounge, and a hammam. Guests can relax as they wish while enjoying rejuvenating spa treatments in one of the ten spa suites. Spa treatments include aromatherapy massages, Omorovicza body treatments and rituals, along with Tata Harper massages known for their all organic and nourishing ingredients. The Chedi Andermatt also features The Health Club, an in-house fitness studio boasted with cutting-edge Technogym fitness equipment, along with The Pool, the longest pool in Switzerland, stretching 114 feet long with a glass roof seamlessly transitioning between indoor and outdoor spaces. Guests can enjoy an invigorating swim, lounge on the plush daybeds, and warm up in the cozy relaxation lounge made of Alpine wood.
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal | Cabo San Lucas, MX
Situated on Los Cabos’ most coveted parcel of land - a stunning 24-acre site at the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula - the Waldorf Astoria Spa at Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is a luxurious and tranquil haven for guests in search of everything from relaxation to transformation and revitalization. A standout treatment at the Waldorf Astoria Spa is the Diamond Life Infusion Ritual which is a facial ritual that transports guests to an ultimate state of relaxation through an exceptional sensory experience highlighting the four key Biomarkers of skin age which are essential to understanding the biological age of the skin. Then, through invigorating microcurrent technology and scientific research, this highly effective facial treatment instantly tones, lifts, and contours the face and helps to prevent premature aging and rejuvenates the skin through a state of optimal well-being and luxury.
Adare Manor I County Limerick, Ireland
The Spa at Adare Manor is proud to be the first in Ireland to offer customized facial and body treatments by 111SPA/CLINIC. All treatments utilize signature massage techniques, exclusive formulas and 111SKIN skincare for clinical-level results. In celebration of the partnership, Adare Manor and 111SKIN launched their new and exclusive signature treatment, dubbing the The Rose Gold Renaissance a must-try for travelers. This treatment is the ultimate indulgence, utilizing both Rose Quartz Crystals and precious gold sheets for a luxurious and relaxing experience.
Calilo l Papas Beach, Ios, Greece
Luxury resort tucked away in a remote, unspoiled corner of the Greek island of Ios, Calilo unveils a new state-of-the-art spa and gym facility for its 2022 season. Organized as a three-level wellness center, the gym occupying the first two floors includes luxurious personal saunas, one indoor and two outdoor pools looking over Papas Beach, and expansive space for fitness classes and meditation. Treatments spotlight traditional Greek products, including olive oil sourced from Calilo's own olive trees which were saved as part of the brand’s Elektra Olive Tree project. Standout new wellness experiences such as the Detox Experience with a specially crafted breakfast, yoga class, and Greek Elixir massage, Couples Deluxe Experience with breakfast service and in-suite couples massage and the Massage by the Moon for a aromatherapy massage under the stars on Papas Beach followed by a bottle of champagne and a bonfire to roast marshmallows.
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi | Malé, Maldives
Known as the crown jewel of the Maldives, the luxury five-star resort has further elevated their wellness / spa offerings, with the debut of a new Aqua Wellness Centre - the first of its kind in the Maldives. The new 7,735 square-foot elaborate Aqua Wellness Centre features a custom-built Hydrotherapy Pool, ice fountain, steam room and sauna. Set atop the crystal Maldivian waters, the 2,906 square-foot outdoor pool is designed in zones, where each station of the pool targets a different part of the body. Alongside this, the resort has a dedicated Wellness Concierge and also welcomes a diverse range of leading wellness experts to the property who can guide guests through holistic and highly customized treatments in private sessions.
Shangri-La Paris | France
Located in the former stables of the private mansion of Prince Roland Bonaparte, CHI, The Spa perfectly fuses French luxury and Asian inspiration. The spa is built around a beautiful 17-metre swimming pool boasting natural light and opens out onto a spectacular 94m2 green terrace.
What’s New for CHI, The Spa:
- New Aqua Yoga Classes: Shangri-La Paris recently welcomed Les Amazones Parisiennes for Aqua Yoga sessions, a unique relaxation experience which takes place in two parts combining yoga practice on land, then practice in the water, in the form of a synergy between dance, tai chi and martial arts. A gentle blend of ancestral healing techniques and positive psychology.
- New Holistic Approach and Treatments:The spa offers guests a holistic and personal approach to wellbeing which can be experienced through a range of professional treatments, focused on rebalancing the body and the mind, taking time and helping guests to feel good "here and now". New treatments such as:
- New Jet Peel Treatment: High-tech Jet Peel delivers a natural, multi-dimensional anti-aging expertise by effectively treating the skin on the surface and deep down.Thanks to a system of high-pressure projection of active ingredients into the deep layers of the skin, the tissues are oxygenated, irregularities corrected, wrinkles filled in and the skin regains volume and elasticity.
- New CBD Massage: With this rebalancing treatment, CHI, The Spa is now the first Palace hotel in Paris to offer an anti-anxiety massage. A holistic massage technique that once again aims to simultaneously balance the body and the mind. The responsible and made-in-France brand, Fresh Body Green Mind, has developed a CBD-infused sesame oil specially for Shangri-La Paris.
Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat | Muscat, Oman
Offering a majestic overlook of the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Al Husn is an exclusive clifftop retreat in Muscat for adults 16 and over. Guests can indulge in a wealth of luxurious experiences, from relaxing on a secluded private beach to afternoon tea and aperitif hour, bespoke Dine by Design concepts and signing privileges at sister property Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah. To celebrate the recent reopening, the resort is offering a Couples Paradise package which includes a two-night stay, breakfast for two, dining experience at one of the resort's picturesque locations, 60-minute couples massage at the only Luban Spa in Oman, daily complimentary afternoon tea and aperitif hour every evening.
Rancho La Puerta | Tecate, MX
Set on 4,000 private acres of gardens, mountains and meadows just across the San Diego border in Tecate, Mexico, Rancho La Puerta is the original “fitness resort” and spa (founded 82 years ago by Deborah Szekely, now 100 years old and still active with the property, and her late-husband), providing a luxurious wellness experience and offering guests a unique reawakening and spiritual mental escape. Earlier this year, The Ranch leaned into its traditional and authentic roots and unveiled Cacao Ceremonies, rituals that honor Cacao, which the Mayans considered the gods’ food and viewed as a sacred medicine that provides happiness, fortitude, and strength. Known to open the hearts, create deep connections, and bring communities together, these ritual that take place during the new moon provide a unique healing experience to guests that focuses on creating new intentions and cultivating positive communication. A spiritual guide will recite blessings, then cups of hot Cacao are passed around and as people drink, their mouths are purified by the Cacao and everyone is invited to speak of an intention, positive wish, or prayer, and this ceremony helps to solidify the intention and enable it to become real.
Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort | Lanai City, HI
Surrounded by lush foliage, pine-covered mountains and fresh tropical breezes, the adults-only Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort offers the dreamiest of wellness getaways. The secluded destination features a private wellness consultation and personalized itinerary, with a choice of spa treatments, fitness classes and enriching island activities, as well as dining by Nobu. Activity options range from private yoga sessions, horseback riding through the surrounding hills of Koele, sailing off the scenic Lanai coastline, customized spa treatments and facials, and more. The unmatched hospitality, reputable experts and extraordinary setting combine to offer a completely customized experience, allowing guests to discover their greatest well-being. Sensei guests can also experience the Optimal Wellbeing Program in partnership with WHOOP, the data-rich human performance company. Or, book the Guided Sensei Experience for two complete with a two-night minimum stay, priority access to complimentary classes and lectures, and a $600 Daily Wellness Credit per person to use toward a one-on-one session and personal consultations, spa hale treatments and island excursions.
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa | Kā’anapali (Maui)
Set atop Pu‘u Keka‘a, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s coveted Moana Oceanfront guestrooms and suites offer the most awe-inspiring seascapes in all of Kāʻanapali. Floating above the ocean like a majestic wa‘a, or canoe, Moana reinvigorates guests with a renewed connection to the ocean’s timeless rhythm. Rise to a new day on Maui with a self-guided yoga experience on Moana’s oceanfront lawn space. There's no better way to relax than taking in panoramic views from your mat, with the soft island trade winds guiding you through your practice. Prefer a guided class? The resort also offers three yoga course levels throughout the week: sunrise yoga, slow flow and stretch & release. Continue your relaxing journey on the comfort of your oceanfront guestroom lanai while enjoying the lanai sunrise amenity, with refreshing island fruit, housemade banana bread with lilikoi butter and coffee, all served alongside the best views that Ka‘anapali has to offer.
Hilton Los Cabos | Los Cabos, MX
Situated along the golden beaches of one of Los Cabos’ only swimmer-friendly beaches, Hilton Los Cabos is a warm Mexico gem ideal for a wellness-focused retreat. Inspired by local heritage and native rituals, Hilton Los Cabos is home to a 7,000 square foot eforea spa, featuring new product partners Babor and Eminence, signature bracelet class using volcanic rock, a variety of specialty treatments to ensure relaxation and rejuvenation, and beachside bungalow for oceanfront services. The resort also features an indoor/outdoor movement studio with daily activities including sunrise yoga and sound healing meditation, as well as outfitted with cardio equipment, free weights and Outrace fitness training.
Spa Alila at Alila Marea Beach Resort | Encinitas, CA
Providing ample opportunities to disconnect and reconnect with the natural landscape through its commitment to delivering transformative experiences, mindfulness and cultural immersion, Spa Alila is a world-class spa and wellness experience that is deeply rooted in both land and sea. Located at the juncture of beach and bluff in one of the most bio-diverse regions of North America, Spa Alila infuses the natural healing elements of the land and ocean, such as minerals and botanicals used by the native Kumeyaay people, combined with the natural landscape's powerful unseen energies, in treatments to restore guests connection to the earth. Just in time for National Wellness Month, Spa Alila is excited to launch several new transformative wellbeing experiences including:
- EXHALE (breathwork) | 60 mins: The sacred practice of breathwork offers deep healing through an active, breathing-based meditation technique that creates a heightened sense of awareness. This guided session will soften anxiety, release grief, and clear negative energies to expand your creativity, foster forgiveness and deepen your love of self and others.
- COSMIC (astrology readings) | 60 mins: An ancient science, this detailed analysis of the stars’ alignment during your birth reveals patterns, possible pitfalls and potential opportunities to achieve your life’s purpose. We will thoroughly evaluate your sun, moon and rising signs, as well as the placement of other planets to better understand the influences affecting your energy and life path both in the past, present and future.
- VIBE (private sound healing) | 60 mins: Sound has the power to cleanse negative emotions, dissolve unconscious fears, and reset both brain and body to a more peaceful and mindful state. This private session begins with breathwork and meditation before crystal singing bowls, chimes and other soothing sound instruments lead you on a transformative healing journey.
- UNIFY (elemental healing) | 60 mins:We are multidimensional beings, and one modality of healing cannot reach all the facets of your intricate self. A bespoke, in-depth session utilizing a mix of elements is the most effective and efficient path to recovery. Elemental sessions may integrate reiki, meditation, essential oils, crystals, sound healing, infrared therapy, breathwork and other remedies tailored to the many layers that make up the inimitable you.
Astro Soma at Spa Alila, Alila Ventana Big Sur | Big Sur, California
A breathtaking resort with inclusive offerings in the heart of California’s rugged Central Coast, Alila Ventana Big Sur is perched at the edge of the continent overlooking the majestic Pacific coastline. Big Sur has long been known as a sacred, curative site, a setting that gives you the time and space to focus on the things that really matter — making Spa Alila the perfect place to find inner peace and connection amongst the redwood forests. New for 2022, Spa Ailila has just launched the unique wellness treatment: Astro Soma, a cutting-edge modality that combined gentle energy muscle testing with the guidance of one’s Astrology natal chart to bring awareness and transformation for a permanent improvement in life, self and goals while correcting imbalances in the chakra system.
Sefari Bath Immersion at MacArthur Place | Sonoma, CA
Created for MacArthur Place guests by artist, explorer and water healer, Jobi Manson, the Sēfari ‘Bathe in Nature’ Immersion is a multi-sensory guided bath experience that stimulates a deep connection with the natural world. Stereophonic sound (tropical rainstorms, crashing surf, ambient music), masterfully-produced by an acoustic ecologist and Grammy-nominated artists, harmonizes with the soothing cadence of Jobi’s voice to transform guests' bath from routine to ritual. This bathing journey is set up in-room by a Bath Concierge and is further enhanced with an indulgent array of plant-based products from Nature of Things, available in the custom MacArthur Place Sēfari bath kit that feature Restorative Floral Bath Soak, Cleaning Body & Scalp Polish, a Body Stone and a MacArthur Place Signature Candle. This 30-minute beguiling alchemy of water x sound relieves stress, improves circulation, stimulates digestion, improves sleep and hydrates the skin. We invite you to soak up serenity through the ancient art and mindful philosophy of bathing. The bath ritual ends with a tea service curated by local Sonoma UppercaseTea to soothe and detox the body, mind and soul. Package price is $350. Guests can also book this experience at The Spa at MacArthur as one of the three spa journey experiences for 100 minutes at $325.
Comfort Zone Treatments at Spa Cerro | San Luis Obispo, CA
Inspired by the land and sea of California’s Central Coast, Spa Cerro provides a range of luxurious wellness options that capture the uniqueness of this region. The 4,000 square-foot oasis of relaxation boasts steam baths; a quiet room and relaxation terrace; chic single treatment rooms; a luxurious couple’s treatment room with footbaths; and wet treatment rooms with Chromotherapy cascade water treatments. All skin and hair products used and offered are crafted with natural ingredients, including new to the spa, Comfort Zone — which is a Certified B Corporation.® Comfort zone is crafted with entirely renewable resources and recyclable packaging, are fully CO2 compensated as a result of a partnership with EthioTrees. Spa Cerro will now offer four signature treatments using Comfort Zone products, along with offering limited retail products for purchase.
Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead | Atlanta, Georgia
Inspired by the lush, green canopy that embraces the city, Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead brings the “city in the forest” concept into the experience at the Waldorf Astoria Spa – a true oasis offering respite from the rigors of urban living, stress and travel. The Spa’s treatment menu is designed for guests to cultivate a deeper connection to their surroundings and themselves, encouraging them to travel in the present moment and live life to the fullest. A top treatment is the Forest Therapy experience, which utilizes a unique essential oil blend by spa partner Aromatherapy Associates of evergreen, pink pepper, cypress and juniper to provide a tension-releasing massage, followed by a warm, grounding mud mask to recharge through hands and feet and a luxurious scalp massage.
The Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego, CA
Located in picturesque North County San Diego, The Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn is a tranquil oasis offering an extensive array of massages, facials and body treatments that can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors on the spa garden and patio area featuring gorgeous treatment casitas. Energize your skin and prepare to glow from the inside out with the transformative Eminence Gemstone Facial, stimulating your senses to reveal the look of balanced, energized and glowing skin. The Eminence Gemstone Collection is made with natural gemstones to awaken your entire being from the inside out, with each formula made to stimulate the senses as powerful botanical expose balanced, energized and well-nourished skin.
Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts | Santa Monica, CA
In partnership with Malibu Fit Concierge, Oceana’s recently launched Fit Escapes are immersive programs with a curated daily itinerary designed to detox, refresh and rebalance — not your typical day at the beach. Morning hikes will be complemented by afternoon fitness classes for a robust physical regime and supplemented by Whole 30-inspired meals with hyperlocal ingredients. All-inclusive packages start at $5,000.
Art of Living Retreat, Boone, NC
Set amidst 380+ breathtaking acres of pristine forest high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina, the Art of Living Retreat Center is a renowned sanctuary of peace that eases the mind and inspires the soul.The tranquil grounds have accommodated countless transformational events that span multiple days and weeks. Watch the sunrise over the mountaintops, rejuvenate with an Ayurvedic body treatment, or feel the quiet of a walk in the forest. The Center supports both community groups and solo travelers.
The Spa at Old Edwards | Highlands, NC
The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina are believed to exude a certain energy with healing powers. Old Edwards channels that energy into a unique spa haven complemented by European ambiance, rough-hewn timber and natural stone. The Spa is a peaceful refuge from daily life and a destination for nourishment of the mind, body and spirit. Enjoy soothing skin treatments and restorative massage using herbs and botanicals from around the world and from Old Edwards’ very own gardens and greenhouses. Indulge in steam rooms, saunas, 14-head swiss showers, fireside lounge and a serenity solarium. For the ultimate immersive experience, stay in one of the six luxury Spa Suites for elevator access into the lush interior of the wellness spa.
Rest & Resort Package at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown | Phoenix, AZ
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown has partnered with Cove, a wearable sleep device that supports healthy sleep and reduces stress, to provide guests with an exceptional overnight experience with the Rest & Restore Package. The package provides hotel guests with access to a Cove device to use throughout their stay, calming chamomile-lavender tea and biscotti welcome amenity, breakfast for two at & More by Sheraton, and a late check-out to maximize sleep time. The Cove device activates the interceptive pathways - the part of the brain that regulates the body’s stress response - and the subtle stimulation over time results in a wide range of benefits including increased relaxation, less stress and overall sleep benefits. According to clinical research, 90 percent of people who used Cove for 30 days experienced 41 percent less stress and their sleep quality improved by nearly 50 percent.
Book the Rest & Restore package here.
Enchantment Resort | Sedona, AZ
Set amongst the towering red rocks of Boynton Canyon, Enchantment Resort is a 70-acre destination offering an array of wellbeing amenities. As Mii amo awaits its reopening in early 2023, Enchantment Resort guests will experience the same acclaimed treatments from Mii amo’s team of intuitive therapists and practitioners from the comfort of Enchantment Resort’s Spa Suites of Boynton Canyon, including intention-based aromatherapy messages, sound bathing and aura readings. Guests can also enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities through Enchantment Resort’s new Trail House, where expert guides help craft guided or private Sedona hikes and mountain bike rides, and find inspiration for the trail ahead.
Wellness Rooms at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown | Georgetown, Washington D.C.
Escape to The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C. which offers a quiet, intimate hotel experience. Set within a historic industrial building, this boutique hotel provides a transformative guest experience with a recently transformed spa showcasing treatments from the renowned ESPA and Wellness Rooms featuring amenities focused on fitness, relaxation and more restful sleep. Designed for relaxation, the wellness rooms were created to provide guests with the perfect night’s rest. The 12 Wellness Rooms focus on comfort, relaxation and fitness. Located on the spa and fitness center level, the rooms feature more than 450 sq. ft. and a collection of health-centered amenities including an Air purifier, Sleep + Sound machine, ESPA diffuser and sleep mask create a serene setting. Guests can enjoy a pampering soak with an oversized tub, aromatherapy bath salts and Turkish towels or utilize the in room yoga mat, wellness ball and other fitness-focused amenities to maintain balance away from home.
Rock Spa at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City | Atlantic City, NJ
With the legendary boardwalk as its backdrop, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino dials up the AC excitement, providing an expansive nightlife circuit, lavish guestrooms and suites featuring views of the city or Ocean, and the perfect mix of relaxation and rock ‘n’ roll. Guests can immerse themselves in the hotel’s signature amplified music vibe through the Rock Spa’s Rhythm & Motion treatment - the world’s first fully music-centric spa menu utilizing vibrations, pressures and patterns as the foundation of its treatments - in addition to classic body treatments and massages. The Synchronicity Massage features a masterful soundtrack, synced with a performance of techniques, pressure and rhythm. The Face the Music Facial treatment blends the therapeutic benefits of sound vibration with clinically-proven organic products that leave skin rejuvenated and hydrated. The spa also features 31 newly designed treatment rooms, full-service salon, vitality pools and hot tub, a private VIP spa suite perfect for small groups, and a specialty shower with three different adventure experiences (Cool Mist, Caribbean Rain and Atlantic Ocean).
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach in Florida.
Situated steps away from the celebrated Clearwater Beach, the hotel offers 343 luxuriously appointed guest rooms with views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. Just in time for National Wellness Month, the resort has introduced a new Wellness Experience package. Aimed at helping travelers relax and recharge, the offer includes:
- 15% off best available rates
- Two mood-boosting Recess Beverages
- Welcome amenity featuring vegetable crudité, fruit and almonds
- CBD-infused massage at the on-site Pallavi Luxury Spa (one included massage per adult)
Pallavi Luxury Spa is also offering new Vitality Refreshments designed to detox the liver, aid in glowing skin, and support the adrenal glands.
SELF CARE ACTIVITIES TO TRY
Try the No Downtime, Lunchtime Facial by Geneo | Providers Nationwide
Promising no downtime, personalized service, and a safe and pleasant experience, Geneo, a 3-in-1 innovative treatment dubbed the “facial of the future,” is the ultimate lunchtime facial. For those in need of breaking up your WFH routine or quick mid-day getaway from the office chair, pamper yourself with Geneo, a 30-minute facial touching on the most important tenets of face rehab: exfoliation, oxygenation, and nourishment. These three non-invasive, clinically proven steps in technologies combined with Geneo’s natural, highly effective ingredients deliver immediate, long lasting results with no downtime. Choose one of the 6 treatments (Balance, Revive, Illuminate, Hydrate, Detox, and Glam) based on your skin type, concern and needs as Geneo is made for every age, every gender, every season, and every occasion -- with providers throughout the country.
Workout Like a Celeb with Rise Nation | Various Studios
The fitness climbing cardio class, Rise Nation utilizes basic human movement patterns to deliver a full-body, high-intensity, and low-impact exercise unlike any other. Started by Los Angeles based personal and celebrity trainer, Jason Walsh, Rise Nation was born out of simple concepts: to train like an athlete, and to work smarter, not harder. The 30-minute class, which takes place entirely on the climber, is a favorite among A-Listers including Miles Teller, Brie Larson, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Aniston, and Jake Gyllenhaal to name a few. The upright climbing machine with variable resistance, engages the entire body in a constant vertical ascent without strain from impact. The combination of this superior and innate movement with iconic choreography in a high-energy, motivational, and sensorial environment is what sets this workout, and its results apart. With locations in Cleveland, Dallas, New York (opened April 1), Chicago (opened May 13) and West Hollywood (coming soon), Rise Nation continues its mission to be a nationwide movement.
Bookable Self-Care Amenities on ResortPass | Nationwide
You don’t have to be a guest at the nation’s top hotels to take advantage of some of the self-care amenities to be enjoyed at four or five star properties. With ResortPass, you can take a self-care daycation in your hometown by booking daybeds, cabanas, spa services, fitness passes and more via their interactive app in partnership with thousands of hotels across the country. Taking a self-care vacation has never been easier!
Art of Wellbeing program at Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani | Honolulu, HI
When visiting Oahu this August, take part in National Wellness Month with the help of Halepuna Waikiki’s sister property’s Art of Welbeing program — an educational series designed to empower participants to achieve optimal health and overall wellbeing. Led by Halekulani’s team of resident health and wellness experts, tune in on August 13 for a 75-minute presentation around the ancient practice of acupuncture and the countless benefits it brings today. Lectures are complimentary for Halekulani and Halepuna Waikiki guests and are also available to the public for $25 per person. Each participant will receive a voucher for 10% off any private consultation. To reserve a seat, please call 808-931-5322.
At-Home Wellness Programming with Mii amo | Sedona, AZ
Situated in Boynton Canyon, Mii amo has spent the last twenty years inspiring a journey within to encourage connection with nature and focus on slow wellbeing. As Mii amo awaits its reopening in early 2023 after a full renovation, the destination spa encourages guests to take time for themselves, with Mii Time, offering at-home programming to continue to nurture your practice wherever you might be. Experience the magic of Mii amo from the comforts of your own home with programming including meditations, lectures, private consultations and live series (such as the celebratory Full Moon Ceremonies).
Wellbeing Residential Communities - The Future of How We Will Live
Troubadour Golf & Field Club | College Park, TN
Located right outside of Nashville, Troubadour Golf & Field Club (part of Discovery Land Company) is a 980-acre private community, offering world-class amenities, including a Tom Fazio 18-hole championship golf course, an athletic sports training center, an organic farm, along with world-class dining and wellness facilities. No matter how residents may define wellness, Troubadour provides its members with access to a healthy lifestyle right at their fingertips, whether it's creating a personalized training program at the Athletic Sports Training Center, heading to the organic farm to enjoy local culinary flavors or simply spending time relaxing in a hammock overlooking the pond. *Coming in 2024: Troubadour Golf & Field Club will unveil a new spectacular Clubhouse, inclusive of a world-class spa facility, state-of-the-art fitness center with heated lap pool and more.
The Residences at Aspen Valley Ranch | Woody Creek, CO
Resort Meets Ranch Lifestyle - The epitome of luxury and privacy, The Residences at Aspen Valley Ranch is an exclusive gated ranch community spanning over 800 breathtaking acres at the crossroads of Aspen’s renowned luxury and expansive wilderness, offering the ideal all-inclusive escape for outdoor lovers. Horseback ride through the rugged yet scenic trails, go electric bike riding, and much more while simply enjoying the ranch’s world-class amenities and services. Guests of the residences can enjoy the state-of-the-art Gym/Pool House; Horse Barn, complete with a dedicated wrangler, horses, and riding arena; and Toy Garage that includes ATVs, electric bikes, Polaris RZR and an expansive collection of hand-selected works of art from world renowned artists such as Domingo Zapata, Jonathan Bermudes, Natalie Victor Retali, Jeff Koons, Tony Cragg, and more.
San Diego Mission Bay Resort | San Diego
This San Diego gem is home to Spa Brezza, which offers a collection of facials, massages and body treatments perfect for R&R. Guests can also indulge in experiences from Spa Brezza’s dedicated wellness menu, which offers various meditations, Reiki, sound bowl meditation, chakra balancing and more.
Kona Kai Resort & Spa | San Diego
While Kona Kai’s signature spa experience, SpaTerre, offers some of the city’s best treatments and wellness offerings, experiences are not just limited to humans. SpaTerre’s Noble Paws program helps humans prioritize their pup’s wellness with treatments including the Paw-roma Therapy dog massage performed by a certified therapist and Furry Flex stretching experience designed to support overall wellbeing.
L’Auberge Del Mar | Del Mar, Calif.
Spa L’Auberge offers a thoughtful collection of holistic, therapeutic treatments designed to calm the body and inspire the senses. Guests can unwind with a coastally inspired, diverse selection of massages, body wraps and facials that calm the mind, body and soul or indulge in a specialty spa package that features multiple treatments to achieve a collective state of relaxation.
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa | La Jolla, Calif.
Estancia La Jolla caters to the health and wellness of guests through multiple on-site offerings and amenities. Guests can take advantage of Spa Estancia, which offers a full menu of aromafusion journeys, body treatments, skin care experiences and a meditation garden as well as the property’s recurring #SelfCareSundays series, which offers a thoughtfully curated collection of fitness and wellness-centric experiences that take place on the last Sunday of every month.
Royal Palms Resort and Spa | Scottsdale, Ariz.
Originally built as a private wellness retreat, Royal Palms has stayed true to its roots and to this day, serves as a prominent wellness escape. The resort’s signature Alvadora Spa boasts an impressive treatment menu offering organic therapies and massages to help guests achieve the ultimate state of relaxation and restoration for both body and soul. Inspired by the property’s longstanding orange groves, citrus-inspired signature treatments include the Citrus Ritual, which begins with a full body exfoliation with water gently cascading from above followed by relaxation in the spa’s garden tub and private patio area, concluding with a customized massage.
The Rittenhouse | Philadelphia
Located inside the iconic Rittenhouse Hotel, The Rittenhouse Spa & Club is a luxury wellness retreat in the heart of Philadelphia offering a tailored menu of massages, skincare therapies, body rituals and other spa services. Various wellness-focused experiences take inspiration from internationally celebrated techniques including Reiki, a traditional Japanese healing practice; Thai massage, combining elements of yoga and ayurveda to enhance mobility and decrease stress; and the warm bamboo massage which incorporates the use of warm bamboo sticks as a therapeutic tool to work deep into the muscle tissue.
Royalton Park Avenue | New York, N.Y.
In the heart of New York City, Royalton Gym brings the energy of the city into its facility. Here, guests receive complimentary access to all state-of-the-art fitness equipment with inclusion of an indoor cycling studio, courtesy of CycleBar.
W New York – Times Square | New York, N.Y.
Amid the hustle of the NY streets, W New York offers another way to get the heart rate flowing in a more relaxed environment. FIT program provides 24/7 access to strength and fitness equipment, promoting wellness at all hours.
Red Jacket Resorts | Cape Cod, Mass.
The Spa at Red Jacket Beach Resort invites guests to put their mind and body at ease with indulgent treatments consisting of a variety of massages, facials, body treatments and waxing services. The calmness of the sea lingers throughout, inviting each guest to slip into a coastal escape.
Kingston Resorts | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Incorporating the calmness of the destination, Spa33 welcomes all to indulge in cool, coastal comfort with massages, facials, enhancements and salon services curated to guests’ individual needs. Just across the way, 78Fitness promotes activity through wellness classes, strength training equipment, a sauna, indoor pool and sporting games including pickleball, tennis and simulation golf.
Conrad Maldives Rangali Island | Maldives
Conrad Maldives is home to two unique spa/wellness experiences, The Spa Retreat on Rangali-Finolhu Island and The Over-Water Spa on Rangali Island. The Spa Retreat offers a holistic, locally inspired experience to relax the mind, body and soul and is home to Mandhoo Spa Restaurant, an organic dining experience perched above the Indian Ocean. The Over-Water Spa consists of four thatched-roof treatment rooms set on stilts over the ocean. Three treatment rooms have glass floors providing mesmerizing views of the coral reef below while a secluded serenity deck with an open-air Jacuzzi provides the perfect finale to a spa day. Signature experiences include color rituals curated to correspond with the chakra systems of the body to elicit physical, emotional and spiritual enlightenment.