You do not need a special occasion to pamper yourself at one of the best luxury spas in the US. If you are feeling worn-out, stressed-out and short-tempered, or if you feel exhausted and tired beyond belief, a spa day (or spa days) will get you back on track. Shell out a few coins and  for the best massage ever, before you know it, you’ll feel like yourself again, or maybe even better. Here are a few ideas for spas that can help vanish the doldrums any time of the year.

 Hershey Spa, Pennsylvania

The best bassage is topped with chocolate at the Hershey Spa Relaxing Spa Treatment

A delicious treatment at one of the luxury spas. Photo courtesy of Hershey Spa

The delicious chocolate treatments at the Hershey Spa, also known as the Chocolate Spa,  include the 60-minute Chocolate Fondue Wrap, an immersion in a skin recipe that incorporates the delicious sweet treat and mud. The hour-long Chocolate Fondue Wrap is $125 on weekdays $135 on weekends.

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Whipped Chocolate bath, photo courtesy of Hershey Spa

 

 Canyon Ranch Resort, Arizona

Photo courtesy of Canyon Ranch Resort

Photo courtesy of Canyon Ranch Resort

Inside an 80,000 spa complex in Tucson, the Canyon Ranch Spa offers Asian-inspired massages and treatments as well as Western treatments. There are several Asian treatments on the spa menu, like a traditional Thai massage, called the Road Warrior massage ($165 for 50 minutes). This massage, like those at other luxury spas,  is designed to reduce soreness in muscles and reduce stress.  If you want to feel brand new again, this might be the best massage for you. Ashiatsu, Thai massages, and Shiatsu are some of the other Asian massages available.

Photo courtesy of Canyon Ranch

Photo courtesy of Canyon Ranch

 

 Lake Austin Spa, Texas

Photo courtesy of Lake Austin Spa

Photo courtesy of Lake Austin Spa

The Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas has over 100 treatments. A la carte services, full-day, and half-day packages are available. Skin treatments and body treatments at this spa will soothe, restore, and invigorate you. The Custom Comfort massage, a customized massage that sometimes includes mud and a Perfect Pomegranate body treatment (anti-aging treatment with a salt scrub) are just a couple guest favorites, and why it makes a great addition to this collection of  luxury spas.

Photo courtesy of Lake Austin Spa

Photo courtesy of Lake Austin Spa

 

The Cloister Spa, Sea Island, Georgia

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Photo courtesy of Cloister Sea Island Spa

The Cloister Spa at Sea Island, a Forbes five-star facility in coastal Georgia has a few spa packages of interest, including a Fresh Start package for anyone who would like to start a new beauty and fitness regime (in a peaceful and supportive setting). The package even comes with a cooking lesson and exercise. There is also a special package for friends, lovers, and anyone who wants to look or feel glamorous.

 

The Spa at Terranea, California

Photo courtesy of the Terranea Spa

Photo courtesy of the Terranea Spa

With a view of the Pacific Island, this California spa has three large VIP suites and 25 treatment rooms. Saunas, whirlpools and steam rooms await guests who seek pampering. Guests can also participate in yoga classes or work out in the gym at the Terranea spa.

 

Willow Stream Spa, Arizona

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Photo courtesy of Willow Stream Spa

Willow Stream Spa at the AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona  has a cold plunge pool, a co-ed grotto for relaxing water massages,  a Eucalyptus inhalation room, a whirlpool, and other amenities. Plus, spa patrons have access to the rooftop pool at the Scottsdale Princess. The signature massage, the Well & Being Signature Journey Massage is $169 for 60 minutes and the Well & Being Facial $279 for 90 minutes.

 

Viceroy Spa, Florida

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The Viceroy is a downtown Miami luxury spa resort that features steam rooms made of Redwood and Eucalyptus saunas. This spa has a media room where visitors can watch movies.The spa’s location makes it possible for visitors to have nice views of Key Biscayne. For those who would like a younger appearance, the $220, 50-minute HydraFacial, which exfoliates and hydrates. If you are in the mood for the best massage to relieve your stress, the Signature Massage at the Viceroy is $140 for 50-minutes.

Setai Miami, Florida

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Photo courtesy of the Setai Miami Beach

Setai/Leading Hotels of the World

Setai/Leading Hotels of the World

How about having a treatment in an oceanview suite? For a thorough beauty treatment (and a stress-free day of pampering and relaxation) the Setai has a package called the Setai Pampering Ritual. The package includes a foot massage, facial, and the all-so-important service of valet parking, all for $300.

 

Bellagio Spa, Nevada

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The best massage menu i s yours at the Bellagio. Photo courtesy of the Bellagio Spa

Vegas is well-known for it’s gambling venues, but Vegas is also big on spas. Are you in the mood for a massage? The spa at the beautiful Bellagio has plenty of massages for its guests. The massages are categorized by type. In the World Therapies category is the Ashiatsu massage pictured above. Massage therapists massage using their feet. An Ashiatsu massage, about 50 minutes long, is $175 Mondays thru Thursdays and $185 Fridays and Saturdays. Other massage categories at the Bellagio include, poolside massages, aquatic massages, and Bellagio’s signature massages.

 

 Mii Amo, Arizona

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Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.

 

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Treatment Room, Photo courtesy of Di Mii Amo

Mii Amo, a 24-000 square-foot healing spa in Sedona, Arizona  is one of the top destination spas, not only in the United States, but in the world. Services at Mii Amo range from healthy living consultations to body treatments. Massages at Mii Amo can help relieve stress, sooth sore muscles, or a combination of the two. Mii Amo’s Signature Facial encompasses turquoise stones and indigenous ingredients. It $160 for 60 minutes. Select from all-inclusive services ranging from three-day to seven-day programs.

Claudine Williams

Claudine Williams

Editor-in-Chief at Somewhere Luxurious
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