Anara Spa at Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort & Spa
1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756. 808.742.1234
At award-winning Anara Spa, ancient healing traditions combine with a bounty of island-fresh botanical essences to inspire “lokahi” – balance or harmony of body and spirit. The 45,000-square-foot spa includes a 24-hour StayFitTM gym and open-air yoga and fitness classes. Unwind in the dry sauna, steam showers, relaxation room or fitness center, and then awaken your senses with an extensive selection of tropical facials, rejuvenating body scrubs, detoxifying wraps or tension-relieving massages. Offered in elegantly appointed treatment rooms, each opening to its own tropical garden, the peace you discover at will resonate long after you leave the magical island of Kaua‘i.
Halele‘a Spa at The St. Regis Princeville Resort
5520 Ka Haku Road, Princeville, Kaua‘i, HI 96722. 808.826.9644
The therapeutic properties of birdsong and morning sun are acknowledged at The St. Regis Princeville Resort, where the caress of a trade wind is renewing and a day at Halele'a Spa revitalizes every sense. The menu of exotic treatments promise blissful diversions, enhanced by essences of local fruit and flora. Guests can enjoy a customized wellness regime to ensure optimal healing and restoration while in residence, and well beyond. Twelve treatment rooms, including a couple's room and a VIP Room, a variety of massage and specialty treatments, a spa boutique, hair & nail salon, and a 24-hour athletic center with state of the art equipment await.
Seven Inlets Spa at Little Creek Casino Resort
91 West State Route 108, Shelton, WA 98584. (360)-462-1SPA
Named for the slender coves that surround Puget Sound, Seven Inlets Spa combines the calming properties of water with refreshing native ingredients to offer an appealing treatment menu. Seasonally-rotating and hand-selected body scrubs, hydrating masks and aromatherapy options complement an intimate space offering unique amenities. A meditation space and the eucalyptus steam room highlight the emphasis on peace and tranquility. Taking advantage of the resort offerings, the popular romance package for couples includes deluxe accommodations, multiple spa treatments, chilled champagne upon arrival and a late checkout. A golf-specific menu of back and neck massage options also exists for visitors of the award-winning Salish Cliffs Golf Club on site.
The Abaco Club on Winding Bay
Cherokee Road on Winding Bay, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas. (242) 367-0077
The Abaco Club on Winding Bay is a private, international sporting club and residential community located on Great Abaco Island in The Bahamas. Situated on more than 500 acres, it offers a world of relaxation with a 2.5 mile white sand beach, world-class Scottish styled links golf perennially rated #1 in the Bahamas, and a spectacular offering of other water, leisure and sporting activities. Designed by renowned golf course architects Donald Steel and Tom Mackenzie, the Bahamas golf course at The Abaco Club makes the most of its sparkling seaside setting. Classic links design features abound, from the pot bunkers that dot its rugged location in the dunes to the challenging, sloping greens. Designed to play firm and fast, this course is not your usual Caribbean holiday course. Bring your A-game–and your camera. It won't take long for you to see why the golf course at The Abaco Club has been considered the best in The Bahamas from the day it debuted.
Cobble Beach Golf Resort
221 McLeese Drive, Kemble, Ontario N0H 1S0 Canada. 888.278.8112
Two hours northwest of Toronto, Ontario's Cobble Beach is situated on magnificent Lake Huron's Georgian Bay. Anchoring the scenic waterfront property is the spectacular Doug Carrick-designed, links-style Cobble Beach golf course. Carrick created contoured fairways akin to the great seaside courses of Scotland and Ireland. All 18 holes offer dramatic views of Georgian Bay. Cobble Beach also showcases a treasure trove of amenities including a comfortable Nantucket-style clubhouse complete with a resort-caliber spa and fitness center. Ten tastefully-appointed guest suites are available for stays at The Inn upstairs. Punctuating the stay is Cobble Beach's chef-driven Sweetwater Restaurant & Bar featuring classical cuisine with modern innovation highlighting organic, local and seasonal ingredients for all appetites. Lunch and dinner are enjoyed in the dining room, or fireside lounge with an intimate gastropub ambiance.
Keswick Hall & Golf Club
701 Club Drive, Charlottesville VA, 22947. 434.979.3440
When Thomas Jefferson sought the perfect locale to build his dream home, Monticello, he chose the bucolic countryside at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in what is now called Central Virginia's “Hunt Country.” He went so far as to call the scenic area the “Eden of the U.S.” Situated on 600 rolling acres just down the road from Jefferson's estate is Keswick Hall & Golf Club. Jefferson surely would have approved. The centerpiece of the estate property just outside Charlottesville is the magnificent 48-room mansion inn that epitomizes comfort and style. The resort was recently honored with the prestigious Forbes Five-Star Award in recognition of its exceptional level of luxury and service. The resort's new Pete Dye-designed golf course – Full Cry at Keswick Golf Club – is a must play. In addition to golf there are tons of amenities and activities to do during a stay including tennis, three swimming pools, croquet, nature trails, on-site vineyard, historic tours of the grounds, and a relaxing spa. Off-site excursions include wine tasting in one of the area's prevalent vineyards, Monticello visits, University of Virginia tours, and clay shooting.
PGA National Resort & Spa
400 Avenue of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. 800.533.9386
PGA National Resort & Spa is a world-class golf, vacation, meetings and spa destination. The South Florida locale offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses, including the famed Champion Course, home to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic. The expansive 40,000 square-foot European-style Spa at PGA National is renowned as the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. Resort guests can enjoy the new high-tech 33,000-square-foot Sports & Racquet Club featuring a wide array of fitness activities and classes including pickle ball and tennis on the 18 Har Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play). Not to be missed is the striking zero-entry pool, chef-driven Ironwood Steak & Seafood restaurant, and chic iBAR in its glamorous lobby.
The Sea Pines Resort
32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. 866.561.8802
One of the crown jewels in the world of golf, The Sea Pines Resort is home to Pete Dye's classic Harbour Town Golf Links (home of the PGA TOUR's RBC Heritage), Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the Ocean Course. The legendary Lowcountry destination now enters the upper echelon of the world's finest golf resorts via recent multi-million dollar investments. The scope of the renaissance ranges from the world-class Harbour Town Clubhouse to modifications to its already celebrated golf courses. The new 44,000-square-foot Harbour Town Clubhouse is spectacular. Be sure to check out the delicious cuisine at Links, an American Grill with a great view of Harbour Town. The 23,000-square-foot Plantation Golf Club was awarded the 2015 “New Clubhouse of the Year” by Golf Inc. The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – the resort's 60-room boutique hotel – is ranked No. 5 in Conde Nast Traveler's 2015 “Best Hotels in the U.S.” For more information visit www.seapines.com or call 866.561.8802.
Saddle Creek Resort
1001 Saddle Creek Drive, Copperopolis, CA 95228. 209.785.7415
Situated in the rolling foothills of the Central Sierra region just two hours from the Bay Area and 1.5 hours from Sacramento, Saddle Creek Resort sits in the heart of the Copper Valley in Copperopolis. Owned and operated by nationally-renowned developer Castle & Cooke California, the premier northern California golf community features accommodations for guests in luxurious Lodge Bungalows conveniently located within a few paces of the golf course. The course is routed through undulating terrain and features stunning views of the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite mountains. Since opening in 1996, the par 72, 6,826-yard layout has been heralded by players of all skill levels. It is annually ranked by Golfweek as a top-15 “Best Course You Can Play” in California alongside acclaimed layouts like Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, Pasatiempo and Torrey Pines' South Course.
Pound Ridge Golf Club
18 High Ridge Road, Pound Ridge, NY 10576. 914.764.5771
Pound Ridge Golf Club and the luxurious Delamar Greenwich Harbor invite golfers to cast off the winter and plan for the upcoming golf season with the re-release of their popular stay-and-play experience.
The package is offered seven days a week and includes one round of golf per person and one night's accommodations. Weekday rates start at $455, weekends at $504 (single occupancy). Value-laden additions include:
• Golf shoe and club rental
• 10% off all golf shop merchandise at Pound Ridge Golf Club
• A bottle of champagne/wine delivered to the room
• 10% off a sports massage at the Spa at Delamar
Ranked in the top-10 in-state by GOLF Magazine and Golfweek and dubbed a “modern marvel” by Men's Journal, Pound Ridge boasts a sporty 146 slope and 76.1 course rating from the back tees. However, Dye's use of handicap differential in determining the placement of the five other sets of tees makes the golf course appealing for every type of player.
The Delamar Greenwich Harbor features 82 deluxe rooms and suites with 500-feet of waterfront and private docks. Designed to evoke old world charm, it houses a full service spa with services and treatments by the luxury brands Biologique Recherche and Valmont, and an award-winning restaurant and bar, L'escale. Wrought iron balconies, marble bathrooms and working fireplaces grace the guest rooms of this Mediterranean-inspired “inn.”
Guests enjoy tee time booking via concierge or hotel staff and transportation options (from shuttles to rental cars and limousines). For reservations, visit www.delamargreenwich.com or call (866) 335.2627. For more information about Pound Ridge Golf Club, visit www.poundridgegolf.com or call (914) 764.5771