1 . The Spa at The Lodge at Woodloch

Hawley, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 738 - 8913

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Our number 1 resort spa claims to be "Earth's Most Inspired Spa Retreat," and we have to agree. Just 90 miles from New York City, The Lodge at Woodloch is an exceptional relaxation destination in the Poconos.

From the moment you arrive at The Lodge at Woodloch in Hawley, Pennsylvania, the only things expected of you are to relax and enjoy. Their special spa concierge will expertly help you choose and schedule your spa services, fitness classes, and personal consultations before you even arrive, so all you'll have to do is drift from one blissful experience to another. You'll barely even have to pack - plush terry-cloth robes and spa sandals will be waiting for you in your luxury suite, as well as tote bags and water bottles for fitness classes. Your suite will feel more like home than a hotel, with elegant marble bathrooms and double granite sinks, oversized beds, and tranquil views from your private veranda overlooking the private lake or rock garden waterfall. And meals at the Tree restaurant are all wholesome, organic gourmet dishes. The Lodge at Woodloch is the place for a mind-body fitness retreat, as well as a place for to explore your creative side. Uncover hidden talents with their Creative Discovery programs, which include cooking and painting classes. MindBody Connection retreats focus on meditation, several varieties of yoga, and water therapies. Fitness classes include dance fusion, spin classes, and mat Pilates. And of course, the spa menu includes all the indulgences you would expect and more, from massages and bodywork to special prenatal treatments and couples' treatments. To top off your overall rejuvenation, schedule a mani-pedi or hairstyle makeover at the Lotus Salon. When you come home glowing, people will be dying to know where you went!

Related Onsite Offerings

The Lodge at Woodloch also boasts an acclaimed golf course at the Woodloch Springs Country Club, rated 4.5 Stars by Golf Digest's Best Places to Play and named "one of the finest courses in America," by GOLF Magazine.

Address

The Lodge at Woodloch 109 River Birch Lane Hawley, PA 18428

Fun facts

Put together your Complete Spa Package online or by calling the reservations desk. Choose the right accommodations for you - all packages include 3 gourmet meals daily, speakers and workshops, chef's cooking demonstrations, health and fitness amenities, and more.

2 . Tubac Golf Resort and Spa

Tubac, Arizona

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 920 - 5719

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Discover a serene oasis in the midst of the Arizona desert with Tubac Golf Resort and Spa.

The 4,000 square foot spa at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa offer s you an indulgent experience during your Arizona Vacation. With a wide variety of spa services on the menu, from massages to facials and much more, you're sure to find the perfect way to relax at this spa. More than just the spa, Tubac Golf Resort offers activities that are sure to please. Take to the green for an excellent game of golf, savor a meal at Stables Ranch Grille, or explore the area's museums and other attractions. All this and more awaits you at Tubac Golf Resort and Spa!

Address

1 Ave de Otero Road Tubac, AZ 85646

Population

1,191

Elevation

3,209 ft

3 . The LakeHouse Spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort

Austin, Texas

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 847 - 5637

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The owners of the Lake Austin Spa Resort have tried to create a unique atmosphere, with a luxury of a world-class spa mixed with the and the warmth of a best friend's lake house. Spa connoisseurs have recognized it as one of the best spa resorts in the country, and that's why it's on our top list.

Upon arrival, one of the first things you'll be sure to notice about this Texas Hill Country spa resort are the casually elegant furnishings, made by local artisans to add to the comfortable atmosphere. The LakeHouse Spa boasts a spa menu with over 100 treatments and services, which are offered in over 25 treatment locations. For a traditional spa experience, head into the LakeHouse Spa's indoor suite. Or, you can get a massage in a private couple's suite, with your group of girls in the outdoor bamboo room, or solo in an outdoor treatment cabana. During your spare time, in between spa services and personal fitness activities, relax in the elegant lounges that spill into outdoor stone-walled gardens and their private sunning area. Dine at the Aster Cafe, which serves health-conscious meals and flavored teas. The Lake Austin Spa offers all-inclusive spa vacation packages and day spa packages, so you can easily make a day, a weekend, or a whole week out of your spa trip. They also accommodate day spa group retreats for up to 30 people! Plan a relaxing corporate meeting (sounds too good to be true!) or a pampered celebration like a birthday or bridal party.

Address

Lake Austin Spa Resort 1705 South Quinian Park Road Austin, TX 78732

Fun facts

Readers of Condé Nast magazine voted the Lake Austin Spa Resort the #1 destination spa in North America.

Related Onsite Offerings

You can bring a piece of your spa experience home with you by buying products, like aromatherapy and bath and body products, at their Spa Boutique!

4 . Skytop Lodge

Skytop, Pennsylvania

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 452 - 9613

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The weight of the world can easily bring you down, but Skytop Lodge can reverse all that. Elevate your spirits and stand tall on top of the world here. You will center your being and be unconscious of the world outside of the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Discover bliss at Skytop.

Skytop Lake and the proud Pocono Mountains are the perfect backdrop to accentuate the relaxing atmosphere of Skytop Lodge. This luxurious destination effortlessly combines natural rejuvenation with expert spa treatments. Find peace on your own lounging by the pool or splashing in Skytop Lake, or take the journey together with highly trained masseuses. Complimentary chair massages and a host of revitalizing treatments and packages await. If you came to tie the knot, the bridal package is essential. Start with 55-minute his and hers Swedish massages, vitamin C facials, pedicures and manicures. Continue to treat the groomsmen and bridesmaids with pampering pleasure, so everyone is feeling their best on the big day. The Skyview packages, involving geothermal therapy, resurfacing peeling treatment, and more, are entrancing and magical every single time. Skytop Lodge’s accommodation options are downright gorgeous. Stay in the rustic cobblestone main lodge, where large windows let natural light flood in and a warm private bath welcomes you with bubbles. Or, seclude yourself in the privacy of a luxury cabin and fall asleep to the rhythmic trickling of a nearby stream. If you crave adventure, there is plenty to do, but nothing can diminish the prestige of Skytop Lodge’s spa services and untroubled surroundings.

Address

Skytop Lodge One Skytop Skytop, PA. 18357

Mountain range

Skytop Lodge is surrounded by the Poconos of Pennsylvania. These gorgeous mountains live in the Appalachian range and offer incredible hiking, biking and adventuring opportunities.

Related Onsite Offerings

The Adventure Center boasts eyelid-peeling, stomach reversing fun, because sometimes stress relief can mean an exhilarating mountain zipline cruise.

5 . Sagestone Spa at Red Mountain Resort

Ivins, Utah

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 407 - 3002

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The number 4 U.S. spa resort on our list combines outdoor adventure with quality pampering in a place that may be more synonymous with ski resorts than spas. But that doesn't make the Sagestone Spa at the Red Mountain Resort & Spa any less of a gem.

Spa Finder Magazine rated the Sagestone one of the top spas in the U.S, and it's easy to see why. Its Utah setting lives up to its name, with red rock hills just begging to be hiked through. The Red Mountain Resort is where outdoors enthusiasts and nature lovers come to unwind without feeling too lazy. You can sign up for a guided hike or a national park tour with their Adventure Concierge, and return to the resort for a treatment at the Sagestone Spa & Salon. If you like the idea of mixing fitness classes at the Wellness Center, hiking and biking adventures in nearby Zion National Park, and signature spa treatments, look no further. If you just want to spend the day being thoroughly pampered and your loved one wants to jog through the scenery, no problems here. The Red Mountain Resort & Spa provides the best of both worlds.

Address

Red Mountain Resort & Spa 1275 E. Red Mountain Circle Ivins, UT 84738

Fun facts

Young adults between the ages of 12 and 17 may enjoy certain areas of the resort without parental supervision, such as the fitness center and classes. However, they must be accompanied for outdoor recreation adventures and for any spa services.

Related Onsite Offerings

Meetings and groups are welcome at the Red Mountain Resort & Spa, with healthy catering, outdoor group activities and educational programs.

6 . Cranwell

Lenox, Massachusetts

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 920 - 6347

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Natural beauty adds to the tranquil setting that provides you with #5, Cranwell Resort!

The award-winning spa at Cranwell Resort is calling your name; for a relaxing, unwinding and rejuvenating escape! Enjoy 16-treatment rooms, spa shop, state-of-the-art fitness center and much more! Guests enjoy a full menu of over 50 services including massages, wraps and body treatments. Customize your spa experience today!

Address

55 Lee Road Lenox, MA 01240

Related activities

While you're at the spa enjoy the 60-foot indoor pool, fitness center, Spa Café and Spa Shop.

Fun facts

The award-winning spa was featured as “Best Spa in the Berkshires" - 2009, 2010 & 2011 Berkshire Eagle Readers Poll, "100 Best Spas of the World" Guide published by Pequot Press and 2012 SpaFinder Wellness Readers’ Choice Category Award!

7 . Stonewater Cove

Shell Knob, Missouri

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 7515

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Natural elegance, warmth and comfort and lifelong memories are all yours at Stonewater Cove! This unique spa setting is surely one for the books!

Looking for a spa that will inspire as you indulge and rejuvenate? Stonewater Cove is the place for you! Located in the treetops, this spa is truly one unlike any other. Featuring two treatment rooms and a meditation room refuel on natural tranquil overlooking the stunning forrest. Cedar woodwork, panoramic views of the lake and full glass walls also blend to create the serene setting!

Address

1257 Sunset Timbers Trail Shell Knob, MO 65747

Highlights

Enjoy a comfortable, private escape on the private lake and wilderness retreat of nearly 500 acres forested foothills!

8 . Miraval

Tucson, Arizona

CALL DIRECT: +1 (520) 825 - 4000

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Our last spa resort is certainly not the least. Miraval is a top-rated, all-inclusive Tuscon Arizona destination spa getaway, with a focus on not only healthy, but sustainable living. They aim to make the head think and the heart pump, and believe "you won't find you anywhere else."

Mindfulness is the core of the Miraval philosophy, and it is reflected in their activities, experiences, and treatments. Miraval is less of a spa and more of an overall health resort, with a progressive and spiritual outlook on personal wellness. The all-inclusive experience comprises of their Clue In activities, designed to bring you heightened awareness and turn your weaknesses into strengths, and their Chill Out spa services. The variety in both the Clue In and Chill Out experiences is staggering. Defy personal fears with the high ropes course program Out on a Limb, center yourself with Chi Gong and Breathwork, and even learn more about your personality with their on-site Astrology expert. And their Chill Out spa services range from the traditional to the unexpected, with hot stone massages to aqua zen treatments. This is an exceptional Tuscon Arizona resort for the spa-goer who's searching for something unique.

Address

Miraval 5000 E. Via Estancia Miraval Tucson, Arizona 85739

Mountain range

Miraval spa and resort is settled in the shade of the Santa Catalina Mountain Range.

Getting there

Miraval provides complimentary transportation to and from the Tuscon International Airport. It's also accessible from the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

9 . The Spa at Canyon Ranch

Tucson, Arizona

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 742 - 9000

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This spa resort in Arizona's magnificent Sonoran Desert lets you fully immerse in their integrated approach to nutrition, stress management, and staying fit, without worrying about extra costs.

The Spa at Canyon Ranch offers unique spa treatments inspired by traditional and modern therapies from all over the world. Treatments as classic as massages and body wraps, and as eclectic as Yamuna and Ayurvedic body treatments can be found here. Health and fitness activities will energize you in the 80,000 square foot Spa complex. This isn't your typical, crowded athletic club - it's a huge, state-of-the-art fitness complex with everything you need for your workout, from cardio and weight rooms to pilates studios to racquetball courts. Extra touches like private sunbathing decks and the Healthy Living Room, which provides hands-on wellness education, make Canyon Ranch stand out even more. Canyon Ranch brings their healthy, wholesome philosophy beyond the spa facilities with their guestrooms. With warm wood accents and natural burnt oranges and reds, their Southwestern-inspired decor soothes you. And their style is just one part of your luxurious stay. Relax after a long day of...well...relaxation with a cup of tea on your cloud-soft feather bed. Be it for your birthday, anniversary, or just some girl time, Arizona's year-round warmth and hilly desert surroundings can only add to your spa getaway.

Address

Canyon Ranch 8600 E. Rockcliff Road Tucson, Arizona 85750

Fun facts

Canyon Ranch was once a large, working cattle ranch in the Sonoran Desert, and was a rustic guest ranch from the 30's to the 70's.

Related Onsite Offerings

Canyon Ranch has several Signature Programs, for which it has earned a worldwide reputation as a leading health and wellness resort. Programs include Life Enhancement Programs, Executive Health Programs, Golf Packages, Weight Loss Programs, and more.

10 . Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort

Gilman, Illinois

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 545 - 4853

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At the Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort, the spa services do not end with just a massage or body wrap. The staff here takes your treatment to the next level. With a 41-guest maximum at any given time, you are sure to receive the personalized care you deserve. Nutrition and meal planning help you achieve the necessary balance required to keep you performing optimally. Enjoy a 2-, 3- or 5-Night Package and customize your experience to fit your exact needs. Whether you are participating in one of the numerous activities including Zumba, Boot Camp and Cardio Kickboxing, or just prefer a traditional Swedish or aromatherapy massage, your rejuvenating getaway begins with a call to Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort. Take advantage of the state-of-the-art facilities including a 48-foot long heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and whirlpool. For outdoor relaxation, take a stroll around the lake. Meditation gardens are scattered throughout the property. Achieve your goals of losing weight or lowering your blood pressure. Whatever you are looking for, find it at this premier spa resort!

Address

1237 E. 1600 North Road Gilman, Illinois 60938

Population

1,798

Highlights

-Heartland Spa and Fitness Resort boasts a 2:1 staff to guest ratio ensuring you are their #1 priority. -A 48-foot long indoor heated pool provides the ideal location to cool off after a day of spa activities.

11 . The Spa at Teton Springs Lodge

Victor, Idaho

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 975 - 9712

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When you walk into the beautiful and vibrant Teton Springs Lodge in Victor, Idaho you immediately notice the fresh, mountain air and the sweeping views of the Tetons. Also greeting you on the main level of the lodge is the 5,000-square foot Stillwaters Spa & Salon.

As you can imagine with a spa this size, it has a full range of treatments and services and you are sure to find the perfect one for you. The facility has seven tranquil treatment rooms, a two person therapy suite and even a cozy fireplace. The spa was designed to provide infinite sensory experiences and exude relaxation and tranquility. The treatments provided are as unique and relaxing as the spa itself. You can rejuvenate your body by enjoying a Hydraquench Body Wrap or Body Polish treatment and refresh your skin with a Sweet Milk and Lavender Bud Facial. If massages are more your thing, there are many types to choose from including Rosemary, Sage & Eucalyptus Alpine Massages, Reflexology Massages, Swedish Massages, and of course Hot Stone massages. After you are rejuvenated from the spa you can head to the salon for manicures, pedicures, hair cuts, make-up applications and so much more! Whatever you choose, you will leave Stillwaters Spa & Salon feeling like royalty.

Address

Teton Springs Lodge 10 Warm Creek Lane Victor, Idaho 83455 US

Mountain range

Teton Springs Lodge is located on the west slope of the Teton Mountains.

Related Onsite Offerings

While the spa is enough reason to visit Teton Springs Lodge, there are many other activities to enjoy during your stay including a world-class golf course, a 25 meter outdoor pool with large sunning deck and two hot tubs, tennis courts, hiking, kayaking and so much more.

12 . Green Valley Spa and Hotel

St. George, Utah

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 237 - 1068

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Named one of the Top-3 Spas in the World by Travel and Leisure, Green Valley Spa and Hotel provides luxury amenities and one-of-a-kind spa services each and every guest. Whether you are a looking for a spa getaway full of lavish treatments and pampering beyond your wildest dreams, or looking to create a wellness and fitness plan, the staff at Green Valley are more than willing to help you put together a personalized package. Choose from one of the unique suite options and let your journey into rejuvenation begin. This all-inclusive resort offers meal and snacks, fitness classes and daily guided hikes as well as healthy life-style workshops and classes. With over 20 classes per day to choose from, you are sure to find an activity the energizes your workout. Hydrotherapy, Energetics and a variety of massages are among the offerings available during your next stay. Why wait to experience a relaxing spa getaway? Find out why Green Valley is considered one of the top spas in the country!

Population

74,770

Elevation

You will find elevations ranging from 2,800 to 10,000 feet within 30 miles of the Green Valley Spa.

Fun facts

The St. George Marathon and The Huntsman World Senior Games are held nearby annually.

13 . Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa

Lake Buena Vista, Florida

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 397 - 6516

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Entrust your spa experience to the beauty expert: Kay Casperson Spa of Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa.

This Walt Disney World Resort Spa spells out luxury. From professional massage therapies, to signature skincare and cosmetics, to teen beauty treatments and princess packages, this Buena Vista spa is one alluring oasis. Sink into the sweet life in the secluded outdoor whirlpool, take advantage of the full beauty salon with manicures and pedicures, or catch up with your routine in the complimentary fitness center for an ideal workout. This 10,000-square-foot, full-service spa has it all!

Address

Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa 1900 E Buena Vista Drive / P.O. Box 22206 Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

Highlights

As a Walt Disney World Resort, Buena Vista Palace Hotel has excellent children services & amenities. Enjoy children's activities, babysitting services, a children's pool, Disney Character Breakfast on Sundays, playground, video arcade, and a Recreation Island.

Fun facts

Take the Disney Theme Park Shuttles to any of the Walt Disney World Parks from Buena Vista Palace Hotel.

14 . Green Mountain at Fox Run

Lebanon, New Hampshire

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Wellness isn't always about relaxing on a massage table. Our number 9 pick takes on another side of personal wellness and renewal; Green Mountain at Fox Run is a health and weight loss spa for women.

Green Mountain at Fox Run is the country's foremost, women-only weight loss spa and resort in Vermont. They have been helping change women's minds and bodies since 1973, from their humble beginnings in an empty dorm to the sprawling grounds they occupy today. This is not a weight loss camp - its a luxurious alleviation from your daily routine that gives women a chance to learn and adopt healthy habits and philosophies, which they can bring back home with them. The approach at Green Mountain is very individualized. Nutrition classes and body-image workshops, fitness classes in all levels, and the beautiful Vermont woods come together to truly make a lasting impact. Whether you want to shed a few pounds or a hundred; you've been dieting your whole life or looking for a new change, the expert staff and soothing setting at Green Mountain can help you get where you want to be.

Address

Green Mountain at Fox Run 262 Fox Lane, PO Box 164 Ludlow, Vermont 05149

Total area

Vermont's Green Mountain at Fox Run occupies 26 relaxing acres.

Highlights

After your stay is complete, Green Mountain at Fox Run has an alumni resource called Sustain the Change, with recipes, phone coaching, and more.

15 . Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

Vista, California

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A SpaFinder Reader's Choice and Travel + Leisure World's Best award winner, Cal-a-Vie Health Spa takes our number 5 slot because of its serene Southern California surroundings, in a secluded valley 40 miles north of San Diego, and its French-inspired architecture and decor.

San Diego is known for having the best climate in the country. So it only seems natural for it to also host some of the most relaxing spa resorts in the country. Leave the pressures of decision-making behind; upon your arrival, you'll work with a wellness consultant to create your personal program. No pressure, though - if you wake up the next day and decide you're more in the mood for a seaweed wrap than your scheduled pedicure, you can deviate from your program as much or as little as you like. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa even takes the decision-making out of packing for you. They provide a continuous supply of "Cal-a-Vie greys," which are simple workout sweats, t-shirts and shorts. Leave home with a light suitcase and return with hardly any laundry to do! Your variety of indoor and outdoor fitness activities, renewal treatments and delicious meals will thoroughly relax you, and you can return home and keep the mood going.

Address

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa 29402 Spa Havens Way Vista, CA 92084

Fun facts

Cal-a-Vie also has an online E-Boutique, which sells carefully selected merchandise that reflects the uniqueness and atmosphere of the resort. Choose from active wear, skin care, cookbooks and seasonal fashions!

Related Onsite Offerings

In addition to the spa services you'd expect, Cal-a-Vie also offers cosmetic dermatology services and acupuncture.

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