10 Best Destinations Spas in America

Relax, rejuvenate, and revive. America's most tranquil spas will wash away the stresses, providing a welcome reprieve from the routine of daily life. Find your Zen at natural mineral springs in New Mexico. Recapture a sense of serenity on the beaches of the Hamptons. Travel with friends, travel with a significant other or travel solo. If you need a deep tissue massage, full-body seaweed wrap, an invigorating facial or a little bit of it all, plan your trip to one of America's most serene destination spas. 

The Lodge at Woodloch, Hawley, PA

This tucked-away Poconos resort is all about helping you re-focus yourself. Loosen up at the spa with the deep relief massage which joins invigorating massage techniques with healing herbs like arnica. Let the worries continue to wash away by participating in a wine tasting event at the resort. The Lodge's sommelier hosts a wine tasting and chocolate pairing event that is to die for. If you're feeling crafty, sign up for one of their decorative birdhouse classes. The Lodge provides the materials, all you have to do is provide the creativity. 

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Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, TX

Take your stresses to the Texas Hill Country and leave them behind. Located along the banks of Lake Austin, this spa resort is awarding winning. According to their site, the spa "offers a unique balance of ancient and modern treatments in a serene, natural setting." And there's nothing like connecting with nature to relax. If you're feeling particularly stiff, try the Aqua Stretch treatment which consists of one-on-one assisted stretching performed in the comfortable shallow waters of the Pool Barn. 

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Mii amo at Enchantment Resort, Sedona, AZ

Sedona, Arizona, is a sight to behold on its own. Now imagine a revitalizing spa experience right in the heart of it. Red rocks all around. Blue skies above. The peace and quiet of nature enveloping you. Take a trip to Mii amo and you'll leave feeling like a new person. Get the Sedona Clay Wrap treatment which includes brush exfoliation and mineral-rich red clay. Take a watercolor painting class with the resort's resident artist. Reenergize yourself from within by ordering a healthy beverage from the Juice Bar. You won't want to wake up from the dream that is Mii amo.   

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Amangiri, Canyon Point, UT

Aerial photos of Amangiri in Canyon Point are nothing short of breathtaking. A sleek resort positioned among vast desert, with geological wonders cropping up all around. If you're looking for isolation, Amangiri will give it to you. With million-year-old mesas, mountains, and gorges all around, it's the perfect place to clear your head. The main pool curves around the rocks and blends beautifully into its natural surroundings. The skincare offerings at Amangiri are inspired by ancient wellness traditions, using all-natural ingredients to help you refresh. Clear your mind at the yoga pavilion for candlelit restorative yoga at night. If you want to get in a workout, there is plenty of excellent hiking in the area too. 

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Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa, Ojo Caliente, NM

Did somebody say hot springs? Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa is one of the oldest natural health resorts in the U.S. According to their website, "the geothermal mineral waters have flowed from a subterranean volcanic aquifer for thousands of years." Temperatures of their 12 mineral pools range from 80 to 106 degrees. A soak in these pools, which contain four different types of minerals, will help to heal a variety of ailments. Loosen up your muscles. De-stress. Find peace. Ojo Caliente's historic mineral springs work wonders. 

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West Baden Springs Hotel, West Baden Springs, IN

Boasting 28,000 square-feet across two levels, the spa at West Baden Springs Hotel is luxury at its best. According to their website, the spa combines "old world luxury and European elegance." Choose from skincare services like calming recovery facials and stone massages with smooth basalt lava stones. Stay overnight in one of their comfortable guest rooms which amenities like 820 thread-count sheets, flat screen TVs, wet bars, and on-demand movies. Experience fine dining at the Sinclair Restaurant which has a to-die-for filet mignon and a bananas foster dessert that just can't be missed. After dinner, sip on a cocktail and enjoy the sultry sounds of live jazz. 

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Indian Springs Resort and Spa, Calistoga, CA

Palm trees all around, bohemian vibes—escape to the Napa Valley oasis that is Indian Springs. Cool off in their Olympic-sized mineral pool which is fed by an on-site geyser. Find serenity at the Buddha Pond which is a secluded geyser-fed meditation pond surrounded by lush gardens. It's the perfect spot to escape to before a spa treatment. Services at the resort include mud and mineral baths, facials, body treatments, and massages. When you're feeling hungry, grab a bite at Sam's Social Club. This American restaurant always has fresh and seasonal menu items including delicious ceviche and oysters. 

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Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg, VA

Located just outside of Washington, D.C., Middleburg's Salamander Resort and Spa is a welcome reprieve from the city. Get loose at the sophisticated Gold Cup Wine Bar which serves some of Virginia’s best local wines and fresh sushi Wednesday through Sunday. Book an appointment at the spa for body treatments like the Citrus Drench Wrap—an anti-aging body exfoliation with a body wrap to restore elasticity. Freshen up your face with their Elemis Biotec Line Eraser—a treatment that smooths out your lines to take years off your face. Rest your head at the end of the day in one of their suites, which all feature hypoallergenic bed linens, cozy terry-cloth bathrobes, a mini bar, and a daily newspaper delivery to start your day.

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Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, Montauk, NY

Allow the sparkling oceanfront views to revive you. Located in the Hamptons, Gurney's is the only year-round resort in Montauk. Enjoy beach-front cottages with access to a 2,000-foot private and pristine beach. Book your spot at the spa to "cleanse, heal, and enhance overall well-being," according to the resort's website. The spa boasts incredible features like a Roman bath, Finnish rock sauna, Russian steam room, and Swiss shower. Spa services include head-to-toe massages, seaweed facials, and rose aromatherapy treatments. You'll find just the right thing to fit your needs. 

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Grand View Lodge Spa and Golf Resort, Nisswa, MN

Located on Gull Lake, Grand View Lodge has been around since 1916. For more than a century, Grand View Lodge has upheld their high standards of great quality and dedication to providing guests with an experience they'll never forget. Work out the kinks in your back with deep tissue or hot stone massages. Enliven your body with hydrotherapy treatments like "Glacial Rain." During this treatment, guests will enjoy a sea salt exfoliation and relaxation beneath their seven-headed Vichy shower. Stay overnight in one of their cabins which offer sweeping views of Gull Lake. In the morning, go to the Grand Breakfast for eggs and fluffy waffles topped with fresh fruit. 

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