October 23, 2009

Spa Back in History ~ The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia

The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia
The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia

Serving guests since 1766, the Homestead, in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, offers guests a historic luxury vacation resort experience combined with sporting pleasures, outdoor activities and relaxation. All year round, endless adventures await at this premier mountain resort steeped in the rich tradition of Southern hospitality.

Built in 1892, the Homestead Spa is one of America’s most historic luxury spas. Still fed by the historic hot springs that have attracted travelers since the 1700s, the spa provides the ultimate in rejuvenation and relaxation. Treatments and amenities include massages, mineral baths, aromatherapies, steam and sauna, and skin, scalp and intensive facial therapies. The Homestead Spa Suite caters to families and groups, and the not-to-miss Jefferson Pools offer a soothing soak in the famous mineral-rich, naturally warm spring waters.

You deserve the Highlands Honeysuckle Experience. This tranquil experience begins with a honeysuckle soak, followed by a full-body exfoliation, a honeysuckle oil application and a warm body wrap of muslins steeped in fresh honeysuckle. Feel as though you have been napping in the meadows of the Allegheny Highlands.

A true retreat in the Virginia countryside, the Homestead offers acres of fun for the entire family. Sports enthusiasts will revel in a host of outdoor activities, including golf on three championship courses, skiing and snowboarding, horseback riding, carriage rides, shooting, tennis, hiking, swimming, fly-fishing, falconry, ice skating and mountain biking. The resort features 10 dining options and a movie theater for evening entertainment. There are 483 guest rooms and 88 suites, most featuring mountain views and all equipped with plush terry towel robes.

The Homestead received Mobil Travel Guide Three Stars 2007 and Spas of America's Top 30 Spas of 2008.

You Are Here: Fly to Roanoke airport (ROA) and drive north along US-220 North. Total driving time is 1½ hours.

The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia

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