7 Spa Retreats, Spa Vacations, Spa Resorts for Your Wellness
Welcome to this collection of spa resorts, spa retreats and spa vacations for health and wellness.
My friend Daisy and I started dreaming of having our very own health and spa wellness center when we launched our wellness programs just recently. Knowing full well the benefit of holistic wellness and the need to have a get-away, a retreat of sorts to refresh the mind, rejuvenate the spirits and to reawaken the senses to the beauty of nature and the divine presence of all that is, I started browsing around for the best wellness centers, spa resorts and spa retreats.
I have truly enjoyed my web hopping scouting around for spa centers. This is my first collection and I hope to find more. I have now included in my bucket list the desire to be able to go to these various health spas and experience first hand the legacy of wellness that they offer to different individuals.
Birdwing Spa Photos
1. Birdwing Spa
Dubbed as one of the Best Spa Under 15 Guest Rooms in North America”; received the “Reader’s Choice Award--Best Boutique Spa in North America” plus “Best Day Spa in Minnesota,” their numerous awards for over the past 25 years will pique your curiosity enough to find out more.
Is this the spa vacation or spa resort that you are looking for?
Imagine yourself on a 300 pristine acres of woodland with fountains, ponds, and hammocks for your viewing pleasure plus a private lakeshore that stretches to two and a half miles. Guests get the chance to enjoy the unspoiled beauty and abundant wildlife and engage in activities like hiking, canoeing, kayaking, biking, cross-country skiing or doing snowhoe.
You can also indulge in detoxifying mud massages or facials, rose body wraps that makes you feel pampered and relaxed. This sounds truly heavenly!
Be sure to check out their spa vacation packages. Rates range from a Day Spa of $250 to an overnight, a day, two days or five to seven days $1,600-2225 (seven days rate). Spa Packages includes fitness activities, wellness presentations, spa meals, salon treatments and accommodations. Couple spa packages are also available.
Learn more about BIRDWING SPA.
21398 575th Ave
Tennessee Fitness Spa Photos
2. Tennessee Fitness Spa
The Tennessee Fitness Spa boasts of Southern Hospitality. I’ve often wondered about Southern Hospitality and someday would want to travel and experience this first hand. But more than that, I was captivated by the fact that this place is located at the Tennessee beautiful and historic Natural Bridge. This Natural Bridge is the only known double-span natural bridge formation in the world.
The chalet-style accommodations are clean and comfortable and affordable. Guests have options to stay in a quad, their most affordable room, for as low as $775 per week. Of course, double, private rooms or the penthouse are very much available too. The rate mentioned above already includes a full schedule of fitness activities plus three healthy meals of course.
Reader’s Choice Awards have been given to them for being the Best Spa for Weight Loss and Best Spa for Affordable Spa.
Look at this young lady sunbathing on their sundeck. This is located on outside of their pool building with misters to cool you on hot summer days.
The last photo is the water wheel. This is near the ice cave and their office. Water lovers can sit on a bench by the water wheel and listen to the ripples of water that will definitely calm your soul.
Learn more about TENNESSEE FITNESS SPA
299 Natural Bridge Park Road
Waynesboro, TN 38485
Echo Valley Ranch & Spa Photos
3. Echo Valley Ranch & Spa
In the heart of British Columbia, Canada is the spectacular Cariboo region where Echo Valley Ranch & Spa was born. The combination of wide open spaces and the wilderness (the place is sourrounded by mountains and countless lakes as well as marsh lands) has become a wonderful sanctuary for guests looking for a place to rest, relax and rejuvenate.
This great get-away experience is perfect for people of all ages including the business professionals and romantic retreat for couples.
Interesting activities include horseback riding, hiking, river rafting, and fly-in fishing. World class spa treatments with a touch of Thai are made available to the guests. For the less adventurous, one can have the option to laze around in the hot tub, swimming pool or engage in the ranch activities or even watch falcons being trained. Ooh, I like that.
Cleansing spring waters and ranch grown organic produce combined with fresh air with exotic Thai Spa, you can have an all encompassing experience of wellness and well being.
Learn more about ECHO VALLEY RANCH & SPA
PO Box 916, Clinton
Jesmond, B.C. V0K 1K0,Canada
Telephone: (250) 459 2386
Fax: (250) 459 0086
Reservations: 1 800 253 8831
Red Mountain Spa Photos
4. Red Mountain Resort & Spa
The words practically leapt from the web… Find yourself between a rock and a soft place. Curious I saw stunning red rock cliffs, black lava bed gardens and the desert inviting you to come and see this place. Of course, the imagination has begun as one can see oneself hiking through those magnificent rock structures or rock climbing and biking.
The Red Mountain Resort Spa is located in Southwestern Utah, around 2 hrs northeast of Las Vegas. Be invigorated, surrounded by majestic red rocks, blue skies and our peaceful setting along with their spa features: guided hikes, nutritious meals, cooking demonstrations, healthy life classes and more.
Red Mountain Resort got the following awards among others: Spa Magazine Silver Sage Award for Favorite Destination Spa and Favorite Affordable Spa; American Spa Magazine award for Favorite Health & Fitness Spa and one of the Top 30 places to visit in 2010.
Learn more about RED MOUNTAIN SPA
P.O. Box 2149
St. George , UT84771-2149
Call toll-free in the US and Canada: 877.246.HIKE (4453)
Deerfield Spa Photos
5. Deerfield Spa
The Victorian house and porch looked so inviting; I just had to take a tour. Deerfield spa is surrounded by colorful flowers and the Pocono Mountains. The place looks so quaint and cozy that if your spirit is drawn to this kind of setting this would be the spa resort suited for you.
The relaxed atmosphere can help you unwind with an outdoor gazebo-enclosed hot tub or join an aquatic class. You will get the chance to learn Yo-Wei, the mind-body workout that no other destination spa – anywhere – offers, or try Pilates Reformer at no extra charge. Take in a lecture or cooking class, learn self-massage.
Avail of their gift of a complementary Swedish massage with your one-week stay, $150 toward any services during a five-night mini-week, or save on treatment packages for any length stay.
Learn more about DEERFIELD SPA
650 Resica Falls Road
East Stroudsburg, PA18302
Coastal Trek Resort Photos
6. Coastal Trek Health & Fitness Resort
If you would like to have a personalized health and fitness program, Coastal Trek offers you a structured program with integrated activities as well as wellness education so you are better equipped to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This luxury health resort is located on the picturesque Forbidden Plateau overlooking the GeorgiaStrait and the British ColumbiaCoastalMountain range. The 15 acre Vancouver Island property is perfect for private trails and relaxing strolls.
They have a 7 night/6 day health, hiking and fitness program ($2,995) as well as a 3 day Taste of Trek program ($1595).
Learn more about COASTAL TREK HEALTH & FITNESS RESORT
Box 3160, Courtenay, BC,
Canada V9N 5N4
You can reach us in Canada at 1.250.897.8735(TREK)
7. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa
Nestled on a 200 acres secluded valley north of San Diego, this is a spa resort perfect for a spa vacation. I absolutely loved the photos that you will see in their website. The rustic elegance of the Mediterranean-style villas is breathtaking. It is very much evident that the environment created has achieved harmony exuding peace and tranquility.
The villas or petite suites can accommodate upto 30 guests, with high caliber of personalized attention and care that you desire. Your mental and physical condition is nurtured as they teach you the ancient arts of Yoga, Qi Gong and Meditation. There are over 20 different mind-body-spirit classes. And you can get the chance to quiet your mind as you walk in their labyrinth or experience deep meditation in their 400 year old chapel.
Learn more about CAL-A-VIE
(888) 373-8773 Toll Free
(760) 630-0074 fax
29402 Spa Havens Way
Do you dream of a spa vacation or spa retreat like I do?
Going through these wonderful spa retreats, spa vacations and spa resorts gave me a really good feeling of positive energy. If you have been to any of these spa resorts and have your personal feedback, I am absolutely dying to know your experience...so do share in the comment box below. To your health and wellness.
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