Spa Vacations in Phoenix

Phoenix is the perfect winter getaway for those who are looking to escape a frigid winter. The best part of a sunny vacation, especially when you’re not at the ocean, is living the high life and getting a spa treatment. Luckily, Phoenix is chock full of spas and its easy to get a day of pampering and luxury while visiting this desert oasis.

If you’re looking for a world-class spa and a luxury hotel in one, then there’s really nothing quite like the Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa. The natural refuge of the Boulders is unmistakable as guests retreat to amazing adobe casitas that appear to be sculpted out of the surrounding namesake boulders. The resort is nestled between two Jay Morrish designed championship golf courses and the stunning Sonoran Desert. But the main reason to visit the Boulders is its Golden Door Spa. Pick your passion from the menu which includes massage, therapeutic baths, Watsu, Japanese baths and refreshing treatments which are all designed to relieve stress and pressure and rejuvenate the soul. Beyond the spa you can meditate in the signature labyrinth, relax with a cup of teal or take a refreshing swim in the heated swimming pool.

Another combination luxury hotel and spa is found at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa which also touts its luxury and relaxation techniques along with the recreation and prized menus. Upon entrance you’ll be met with splashing fountains, waterways and palm-lined pathways, it hardly feels like a desert. Spa treatments come in a multitude of varieties with a special line of care designed specifically for men. Private luxury is yours with a Sanctuary Pool Cabana which lets you relax and enjoy the day and the pool in limited company. You can also have your spa treatments performed in your private cabana. For a more traditional approach, pick up a spa package at the traditional spa or go to the salon for some pampering. You can wind up your day with a snack at the Spa Bistro or go wild, you deserve it, with a fantastic meal at one of the ten eateries on grounds.

Having just undergone a $25 million renovation, the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort is worthy of a visit, especially since AAA has giving it the prestiged Four Diamond Award. The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort gives its guests an all suite accommodation with great dining options.championship golf, stores and boutiques, a unique water feature and the full plate of spa services. The Tacaloma Spa & Salon has recently been named one of the top ten spas in Arizona for outstanding service. The staff is not only skilled in their art, but they understand the importance of luxury and intimacy. Select a package or treatements ala cart to design the prefect relaxation experience for your individual needs. If you want to take a little bit of the spa home with you, the spa shop lets you bring a bit of your vacation back to the chilly north.

Royal Palms Resort and Spa gives you another alternative for a deluxe reinvigorating vacation. The romantic casitas and guestrooms make the Royal Palms an ideal getaway for couples looking to relight the fire between them. Smaller than some of the other resort spas in Phoenix, the Royal Palms focuses on its strengths and gives you an intimate experience that makes guests feel like they are on a VIP excursion. Taking advantage of the beauty of desert plants, you’ll find unexpectedly lush pathways which lead to a Mediterranean experience in the middle of Phoenix. Inspired by the revitalizing benefits of certain herbs, flowers, oils and minerals from the Mediterranean region, the spa invites guests to experience something totally unique. Treatment rooms feature private gardens, there is a 24-hour treatment center with scheduled classes and personal trainers, a Watsu pool with 8-foot grotto waterfall shower awaits you in the private garden terrace and the signature Acqua Dolce Villa features two heated stone tables resting beneath custom showers.

Even though most resort spas offer day treatments to non-guests, it is sometimes difficult to get in as the schedule fills quickly and paying overnight guests often get preferential treatment. If you’re looking for a day spa, Salon Surreal might be just the ticket for reinvigorating your spirit. An upscale full service salon, Salon Surreal is proud of its reputation as one of the finest salons in town and works hard to keep the staff on the cutting edge of style and treatment techniques as well as encouraging them to continue their education and enter professional contests. Select from a full list of hair, skin, body and nail treatments or mix and match until you’ve found a makeover that leaves you refreshed and looking like a new person.

The Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa also gives guests a whole host of treatments which can leave you not only feeling incredibly lifted but looking lifted as well. In addition to the standard massage, hair, nail facial treatments you can also get a slew of other personal care treatments which range from botox to eyelash perming and permanent make up. There is even a couple’s spa for the couple who wants to spend a day relaxing together. The list of treatments at Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa is very extensive and of course includes some slenderizing techniques so for a full body awakening give this popular local spa a shot.

Phoenix is a great place to kick back and relax and pamper yourself while you enjoy the wonderful warmth of the desert. Guests to the city should take time to explore the beautiful surrounding natural areas as the perfect complement to their relaxing spa treatments. In fact a trip to an outlying area may offer more spa treatments as well as mental and physical escapes that will continue to give your spirit the vacation it needs. Let the spiritual undercurrent of the desert’s noted artists sweep you away and bridge the gap between your day to day life and a sense of serenity that is normally out of reach.