December 26, 2006

Aspira Spa, The Osthoff Resort, Wisconsin

At Aspira, meaning “infused with spirit,” there is a reverence for all that is natural and the balance created with such reverence. The spa’s interior embraces the wisdom of feng shui and the elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Services include specialized body treatments, chromatherapy and Vichy shower treatments, specialty facials, pedicures, manicures and salon services. The peaceful 20,000-square-foot space features a sauna, a meditation sanctuary, and both indoor and outdoor whirlpools.

December 21, 2006

The Hillcrest - A Valenova Inn & Spa, Ontario

Set in the quaint town of Port Hope, just an hour east of the dynamic city of Toronto, The Hillcrest's luxurious Victorian mansion is the perfect location for an overnight spa retreat. The tranquil "overnight only" atmosphere at The Hillcrest ensures your Valenova Spa experience is relaxed and unhurried.

December 17, 2006

Hotel ZaZa & ZaSpa, Dallas, Texas

ZaSpa is a magical sanctuary within the secluded shelter of Dallas's Hotel ZaZa. Billed as no ordinary Dallas, Texas day spa. Step through the doors and find yourself in an enchanted world emanating style for the senses, sounds to soothe and the aroma of ZaSpa’s signature fragrances to relax you. After checking in, spend a few transitional moments in The Big Chill room before moving into one of our six state-of-the-art spa treatment rooms.

December 15, 2006

Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, Wigwam Golf Resort, Arizona

For hundreds of years, people have traveled to the Arizona's Sonoran Desert for health reasons, resta and relaxation in the sun. Today’s contemporary traveler will find that the desert offers a vast offering of spa facilities, including the world-renowned Red Door Spa. While some Arizona spas honor the healing and spiritual Native American cultures of old Arizona, the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, which Miss Arden began nearly a century ago, concentrates on the health benefits resonating from science’s newest formulated Arden beauty products and signature body treatments.

December 13, 2006

Mohonk Mountain House, New Platz, New York

Set in a spectacular natural landscape, The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House is perched atop legendary cliffs above a pristine mountain lake. Since 1869, generations of guests have found a place for recreation and renewal of body, mind, and spirit in our unique mountaintop setting. The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House brings a new dimension to your own remarkable journey.

December 11, 2006

Villa Montaña Hotel & Spa, Morelia, Mexico

Villa Montaña Hotel & Spa is beautifully appointed. Statuary and stonework motifs decorate the paths that meander through luxuriant gardens and patios connecting the 25 private casita suites. Each has luxury amenities and a cosy fireplace. Regional folk art blends with antiques and fine European and colonial furnishings to give each suite its own special character. The full service spa is a recent enhancement offering advanced treatments for connoisseurs. The innovative cuisine, using the finest ingredients, is served with flair to the strains of piano and violin. As a prelude to dining, enjoy the sweeping views of Morelia from The Terrace Restaurant-bar or pool side lounging area.

Watermark Hotel & Spa, San Antonio, Texas

The Watermark Hotel & Spa is just one of two spas in the entire state of Texas to earn this prestigious distinction in Mobil Travel Guide's 2005 America's Best Hotels and Resort Spas. As the only world-class spa in the heart of downtown San Antonio, The Watermark Spa, a 17,000-square-foot oasis, redefines spa luxury with its exquisite treatments, experienced therapists, and décor that reflects a consummate blend of refined elegance and sophistication.

December 5, 2006

Four Seasons Resort Aviara North San Diego, California

The spa and fitness center at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara holds 25 treatment rooms including a Couple's Suite with side-by-side massage tables, a lounge with marble fireplace and double shower, and a private patio with whirlpool. There's also a Zen garden with five outdoor massage cabanas. Facilities include a fitness center with machines and free weights, plus an indoor solarium with fireplace whirlpools. The spa offers a full menu of massages, scrubs, body wraps, facials, and bath rituals. Indigenous Southern California treatments include a hydrating avocado body wrap. There's also a José Eber Salon on the premises offering a range of hair, skin-care, and nail services.

Elbow Beach Club Resort, Bermuda

The new Spa at Elbow Beach is Bermuda’s ultimate experience. Stunning ocean views from individual balconies are the perfect backdrop to the Spa’s six private spa suites. Every one is decorated in soothing colours and organic textures, and features a hand-crafted, granite soaking tub, bamboo flooring and a river pebble-lined steam shower. It’s a haven of utter tranquillity in which to enjoy superb holistic treatments from the Spa’s team of highly trained therapists.