With National Relaxation Day this past, Friday, August 15, here’s a list of 5 coast to coast list places to unwind and fully relax from the stress of everyday life. Who doesn’t need this?
1. The MODERN Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
The Spa at The MODERN Honolulu has four treatment rooms, manicure/pedicure stations and a full range of luxurious spa services. Generous locker rooms are designed for changing and showers are available to soothe away the stresses of plane travel. Stone sinks, natural materials and a neutral palate throughout the spa create an elemental and peaceful environment. The Spa features products from the highly selective and ecologically sensitive Eminence line. Eminence skin care products combine advanced levels of cosmetic technology with natural ingredients to heal and transform. The spa also features Ola Hawaii- bath, body and skin care. Ola products are all pure, natural and organic products made in Hawaii. In room and poolside massage and spa services are also available upon request. The MODERN Honolulu offers a special Light My Fire Massage, which engages all the senses with this hot massage, using only the finest 100% natural massage candle oil. Done candlelight, this is the ultimate pampering. Guaranteed to please, this unforgettable treatment that will leave guests feeling relaxed, hydrated and simply glowing. A take-home souvenir is included with this special package. 50 min | $150
2. The Wigwam, Litchfield Park, AZ
Serene and welcoming, the world-renowned Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at The Wigwam is the ideal, rejuvenating complement to The Wigwam’s vibrant palette of activities. Guests can follow up their tennis or golf game with a soothing Swedish massage. Relax by the spa lap pool after a long day of meetings, or simply let the spa be their activity. Luxurious skincare and body treatments are born of the latest scientific research while incorporating natural ingredients from the earth and sea. Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at The Wigwam offers a Signature Stress Melter Ritual, an integration of soothing services including an olive oil skin softening scrub, plus a hydrating body wrap and Swedish massage, melting stress and rebalancing spirit.
3. Cornelia Spa at The Surrey New York, NY
Cornelia Spa at The Surrey launched its Experts in Residence program last year designed to offer clients exclusive access to celebrated authorities in beauty and wellness. Renowned skin expert Melanie Simon, launched the program with her celebrity renowned Chemistry Facial solely available to guests of The Surrey in New York and many other experts have some to follow including body and mind expert Chris Matestic of the Matestic Method and feng shuai hairstylist Billy Yamaguchi. Guests can find ultimate relaxation with energy healer, author and medical intuitive Diane Golder who is back in residence August 5, 6, 7 offering life altering experiences tied together with Cornelia Spa treatments.
4. Regent Spa at Regent Palms: Turks & Caicos
Regent Palms Turks & Caicos includes 72 oceanfront suites featuring panoramic views and accommodations located on the famed Grace Bay Beach. The elegant resort is home to the 26,000 sq. ft. Regent Spa, which has been named Best Spa in the Caribbean time and time again. Led by beauty expert Stephanie Rest, guests can discover their own personal relaxation with Caribbean-inspired treatments in stand-alone treatment rooms, each accented with a water feature by day and a fire feature by night. New to the spa is the deep soaking tub with sound and light therapy in-combination with the finest organic sea ingredients. Guests can relax and rejuvenate with the Detox Seaweed Leaf Bath in the tub utilizing the power of hand harvested seaweed which will remineralize the body.
5. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa focused much of its efforts during its recent $30 million renovation on wellness and relaxation with the re-launch of its award-winning spa. In Fall 2012, The Spa at Rancho Valencia unveiled an inspiring new treatment menu infusing Amala, the only luxury skincare brand to have its entire collection certified by NATRUE, the world’s most recognized and respected natural and organic cosmetic certification organization. The re-envisioned spa offers a carefully curated collection of treatments inclusive of purifying facials, invigorating body treatments and soothing massages, each utilizing the focused, results-oriented product line. The Spa also added an awe-inspiring new 1,000-square-foot partially open-air Serenity Yoga Pavilion. The Serenity Yoga Pavilion hosts extensive fitness programs with a variety of classes and events led by renowned fitness and wellness professionals and is equipped to offer Hot Yoga. The tranquil space features a floating dock for the instructor and evokes a zen-like atmosphere with serene décor and natural interior elements.